PRLog - Jul. 8, 2014 - BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- (BONITA SPRINGS, FL) The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon recently presented a donation of $1500.00 to New Horizons of Southwest Florida for $1500.00. New Horizons is a faith-based non-profit organization dedicated to helping at-risk children and teens who are growing up in an environment of poverty. New Horizons currently reaches over 300 children and teens at four locations in East Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero; providing over 40,000 hours of after school tutoring and mentoring annually at no cost to their families. Core values of honesty, integrity, and personal responsibility are emphasized in daily character education lessons.
From left: Darrell Brown, Debra Haley and Dave Ziccarelli
“Our club was grateful that a successful Taste of Bonita event last November, which is our clubs largest annual fundraiser, allowed us to make this donation to an organization we believe makes such a vital contribution to our community,” said immediate past club president, Darrell Brown. “It is through the generosity of groups like the Rotary club and other organizations and individuals that we are able to continue providing the most vulnerable members of our community with the opportunity to choose a different course for their lives through the various programs we are able to offer them,” said New Horizons Executive Director, Debra Hawley.
The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon was chartered in 1992 and is made up of business professionals who come together to serve the community and promote their vocations. Over 34,000 Rotary Clubs can be found in over 200 countries and geographical areas worldwide.
For more information go to www.bonitaspringsnoonrotary.org.
Cutline: From left: Darrell Brown, Immediate Past President of The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs Noon, presents a $1500 check to Debra Haley, Executive Director of New Horizons, with Dave Ziccarelli, Rotary Club Foundation Chair also in attendance.