Club Projects

 
As time permits, the following will be linked to pages describing the respective event. Click on "More..." immediately below to view a list of the projecs Girdwood Rotary Club's projects.

Fundraising events since Girdwood Rotary was chartered. 

  • Photos taken at Rotary District Conference
  • Bedding plant and hanging basket sales
  • Football pool (for foundation)
  • Goofy Golf
  • Poker run - in winter
  • Split the Pot
  • T-shirt sales at district conference
  • Halloween party
  • Super Bowl party (for foundation)
  • M/V Sikumi party
  • Flea Market
  • Forest Fair food booth
  • Avalanche express
  • Bird to Gird Bike Rally
  • BierGarten
  • It had to be done
  • Mike Howerton Benefit 2005
  • Forest Fair Parking
  • Reggae Fest Parking

Projects list:

  • International service worldwide projects
    • Fiji
    • South Africa
    • Russia
    • Africa – School project in The Gambia
    • School project in Liberia
  • Easter baskets
  • Girdwood Health Fair
  • Youth exchange students (last YE was 2006 - 2007)
  • Girdwood Fine Arts Camp
  • Other community and world projects by need
  • Girdwood School nutrition (lunch / snack program)
  • Skis collected for Magadon Rotary Club program
  • Super Bowl Football Party Foundation Fundraising Party (game pool proceeds to Foundation)
  • Rotary organizes, coordinates and provides personnel for Forest Fair Parking (annually in July – except July 2008 due to cancelation)
  • Thanksgiving baskets (annually put together food baskets for needy families)
  • Christmas child shoeboxes (annually)
  • Christmas Angel tree for community (annually – community schools coordinates)
  • Girdwood Health Fair (annually – sponsor and staffed Rotarians)
  • Seward Highway cleanup (2 - 3 times each year)
  • Girdwood School partnership
    • 8th Grade Student of the Year Recognition Awards – sponsored and funded by Rotary
    • Provide Judges for the Girdwood School Science Fair (annually)
    • Organize / Coordinate Recycling partnership with Girdwood School, ASD & Local businesses (new program just beginning)
  • Girdwood Playground maintenance and cleanup (2 – 3 times each year)
  • Girdwood Post Office Community Bulletin Board (coordinated installation and provide ongoing maintenance)
  • Girdwood Fine Arts Camp (annually)
  • Provide support for Little Bears Day Care (support for supplies, etc)
  • Challenge Alaska – support of handicap athletic programs (funds as needed/available for equipment)
  • Telepalooza Fundraiser (annual event to raise funds for Forest Fair park pavillions)
  • Sponsorship of local Athletes in National Programs
  • Donation to Community Center toward Piano ($500)
  • Provided Internet Calendar for Community Events (administered by Community Schools)