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Rotary Club Sunrise distributes $38,000 among area charities

January 01, 2011
  • Standing, from left, Julie Barr-Strasburg, American Red Cross; Harry Reynolds, Community Foundation; Kathy Harple, Sunrise Rotary auction co-chair; Teri Williamson, Sunrise Rotary president; and Mike Piercy, Friends of SafePlace. Seated, from left, Julie Rohm, Sunrise Rotary auction co-chair; Jeanne Singer, Community Foundation; and Jodie Blair, Friends of SafePlace.
Photo courtesy of Photography by Dale

HAGERSTOWN — On Dec. 17, Hagerstown Rotary Club — Sunrise distributed proceeds from its ninth annual dinner and auction held at Elks Lodge 378 on Oct. 31.  

This year’s event was a Halloween-themed party complete with costumes and music provided by the Prophets of the Abstract Truth.  

A total of $38,000 was raised and distributed between auction partners, including the American Red Cross of Washington County, $8,950 and Friends of SafePlace, Child Advocacy Center of Washington County, $7,850.

Rotary International Foundation received $5,700 and $15,500 was placed in the Sunrise Foundation held at the Community Foundation of Washington County.

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