On June 6th the Kilmarnock – Irvington – White Stone Rotary Club held its’ annual Philanthropy Day Reception in the auditorium at R-WC. On this day each year the Club distributes the proceeds of the previous year’s Bay Seafood Festival. This year the KIWS Rotary Club donated $24,000.00 to local charities. To date, the Club has given back to the local community over $350,000.00 from the previous twenty one Festivals.
This year’s Bay Seafood Festival is being held on September 7th at Belle Isle State Park and is already more than half sold out. “Party with a Purpose” is our motto.
Pictured left to right front row:
Lance Barton - Northern Neck Food Bank; Betty Wirth - Northern Neck CASA; Lindsy Gardner - Lancaster Community Library; Cassie Leichty - Camp Kekoka; Jeanne Kling - Interfaith Council; Kathy Conrad - Lancaster High School Band Boosters.
Second row left to right:
Judy Hammell - Upper Lancaster Rescue Squad; Tim Shrader - Friends of Belle Isle; Bill Cronheim - President KIWS Rotary Club; Julie Dudley - River Counties Red Cross; Ellen Yackel - The Haven; Sharon Timm - Hospice; Jeannie Nelson - Northern Neck Free Health Clinic; Pam Hodges – Dream Fields; Aubrey Hall - Jacobs Ladder; (not pictured, Don Gill - Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department; Mark Favazza – Northern Neck YMCA)