What Is Rotary 2018-08-12 05:00:00Z 0
Recipients were recently announced for the 2018 Rotary Club of Allen Community Grant Program.  Community Grants are intended to financially assist nonprofit organizations with specific programs that support quality of life, health improvement, education and poverty alleviation.
 
Community grants of $2,000 each were awarded to The Washington Foundation (Lil Jacob Learning Center); Allen Philharmonic (Concerts for Yiung Audiences); and Change the World (Various community projects).  Thank you to all who applied.
Community Grants Awarded For 2018 Tim Carroll 2018-04-04 05:00:00Z 0
Entries will be accepted for the 2017 Allen Rotary Christmas Parade starting October 1. The parade, which is sponsored by the Allen Sunrise and Allen Noon Rotary Clubs, will be held on Sunday December 3 starting at 2 p.m.  Local youth groups, schools, churches, businesses and community organizations are welcome to march or enter a float in this year’s parade.  Group entry fees are $40 for non-profit organizations and $50 for commercial businesses through November 22. The entry fee increases $10 after November 23 with the final entry deadline on Monday November 27 at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the parade fund charitable Rotary projects in the Allen community.
Entry forms will be available on this site after September 29.
 
The parade route will begin at North Cedar Drive and St. Mary's Drive and proceed south to the Main Street.  The parade will head west on Main to Allen Drive and then north on Allen Drive to the traffic circle at St. Mary’s Drive.  A grand prize will be awarded along with “best of” awards in eleven different categories. The theme for this year’s parade will be “A Storybook Christmas.”    Look for more information here: http://allenrotary.org/Page/rotary-christmas-parade-2017
 
 
Rotary Christmas Parade December 3 Tim Carroll 2017-09-13 05:00:00Z 0
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