S.T.A.R.S. Receives Donation From Rotary Club of South West QueensPress Release - Tuesday, April 15th, 2008
Prima Pasta was brimming with excitement last Tuesday, April 15th, 2008. At their regular weekly meeting, the Rotary Club of South West Queens presented Striving To Achieve and Reach Success, Inc. (a.k.a. as S.T.A.R.S.) with a donation for $500.00. Stu Schneiderman, club president, stated "This donation is presented to you to assist in the service to the youth of this neighborhood. Keep up the good work." S.T.A.R.S. cheerleaders were on hand to accept the donation on behalf of all the groups of children that participate in the various youth activities at the center.
Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
There are over 32,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto Service Above Self, Rotary’s main objective is service - in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.
To find out more about your local Rotary Chapter, call Saul Balsky, member services at 718-441-6242.
Striving To Achieve & Reach Success, Inc. (S.T.A.R.S.) is a non-profit grass-roots community youth organization serving Howard Beach, Ozone Park and the surrounding community. It consists entirely of caring and dedicated volunteers who endeavor to provide mutually rewarding activities and events for the youth in our neighborhoods. To find out more about S.T.A.R.S. and the programs they offer, log onto www.StarsYouthCenter.com or call: 718-845-6956.