Rotary Club of Amherst East Donates $3,500 to Amherst and Buffalo, New York, Causes

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The Rotary Club of Amherst East, New York, donates $1,000 to the Amherst Museum, $500 to the Amherst Symphony, $1,000 to the Resurrection Lutheran Church Health Center of Buffalo, and $1,000 for a scholarship for a Williamsville East High School student.

The Rotary Club of Amherst East will donate a total of $3,500 to four local causes. The club is donating the net proceeds of its annual wine tasting event.

“We hold a wine tasting event each year to raise funds for local causes,” said Paul McAfee, president of the Rotary Club of Amherst East. “This year, we will donate $1,000 to the Amherst Museum, $500 to the Amherst Symphony Orchestra Association, and $1,000 to the Resurrection Lutheran Church Health Center, in Buffalo. We also will donate $1,000 as a scholarship for a student at the Williamsville East High School.”

Amherst Supervisor Susan Grelick commented, “I think it's great that Rotary is leading the way on increased civic support for the Amherst Museum and Symphony.” She added, “I hope their example inspires other organizations to show their support too. On behalf of the Town of Amherst, thank you!” (Visit http://www.amherst.ny.us for more information.)

The Rotary Club of Amherst East is part of Rotary International (http://www.rotary.org).

  • Rotary is an international service organization of 1.2 million business and professional men and women.
  • These Rotarians belong to 31,000 Rotary clubs in 166 countries. As volunteers, they address needs of their home and international communities.
  • Rotary works to improve the quality of life for all people.

For more information about the Rotary Club of Amherst East, visit http://www.amhersteastrotary.org.

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Media Contacts:

Paul McAfee, President

Rotary Club of Amherst East

http://www.exubrio.com

Joe Weickart, Director of Development

The Amherst Museum

3755 Tonawanda Creek Rd., Amherst, NY 14228

Phone: 716 689-1440

Rev. Charles Biegner

Resurrection Lutheran Church Health Center

3 Doat Street, Buffalo, NY 14211

Phone: 716 837-4789

Dr. John Olsen, President

Amherst Symphony Orchestra Association

P.O. Box 1083, Williamsville, NY 1423

Phone: 716 633-2048

Paul McAfee, CEO of eXubrio, LLC, provides pro bono public relations support to the Rotary Club of Amherst East. Visit http://www.exubrio.com for more information on eXubrio’s services.

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