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The Woodridge Rotary Club helping out the Woodridge community! The club awarded the Woodridge Park District's preschool program, Tot school, with a $500 Early Childhood Grant. Recreation Supervisor Kathi Wencewicz (left) and Recreation Coordinator Amelia Lozano (right) purchased supplies for Tot school students including games, paper, art supplies and more with the grant money. #woodridgelivesforfun

                                      RYLA

RYLA- Rotary Youth Leadership Activities is a training program for leaders and potential leaders. It is an all-expense paid four day camp providing an effective training experience for selected youth in local area high schools. The Woodridge Rotary club sponsored 3 students from Downers Grove South to attend. They are given the opportunity to express ideas and concepts, to feel and give acceptance of and to each other. To experience the joy of teamwork. They learn how to reach out and make new friends. This annual event demonstrates Rotary’s respect and concern for youth. President, Debbie Mascitti and  member Beverly Tripp attended and volunteered their time on Saturday of the weekend long activities.


                         

              Dictionaries

 

Rotarians Pam Dub'e, Kay Page, and MaryAnne Blair visited Ms. Wagner's 3rd grade class at St. Scholastica in Woodridge to present each student with a personal dictionary and demonstrate and help the students on how to use it
This is an ongoing project that the Woodridge Rotary Club has provided for many years.


                                             High School Scholarships

 

 

    Every year the Woodridge Rotary Club hands out two $2000 “ Service Above Self “ scholarships to Woodridge high school seniors that have gone the extra mile to serve the community. They must be graduating at the end of the current school year and attending a college in the following fall.

    We have also been handing out a $1000 music scholarship to high school seniors who have taken part in any form of music during their school careers and will be pursuing it  along with their college studies