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District 6670 Rotary Foundation Committee
The district foundation committee is responsible for promoting all aspects of charitable giving to the Rotary Foundation. These include the permanent fund; major donors; the annual fund and polio eradication.
The chairs of the committees responsible for the following programs, sponsored through the Rotary Foundation, are ex-officio members of the district foundation committee: GSE
committee, Ambassadorial scholarship committee, and the Grants committee.
The district foundation committee is appointed by the district governor. The chair is appointed for a three-year period.
The purpose of the district foundation committee is to:
(a) Promote charitable giving to the Rotary Foundation;
(b) Develop and implement creative and innovative programs to increase the annual per capita contribution in the district to the Rotary Foundation;
(c) Increase awareness of, and participation in the final efforts to “End Polio Now”;
(d) Encourage participation in the Bequest Society of the Rotary Foundation;
(e) Solicit new major donors;
(f) Promote relations with alumni of the various Foundation programs.
Chair - Orville Bantz, PDG 2002-03
Annual Fund – W. Patrick Edwards, PDG 2008-09
Major Gift/Permanent Fund – Neil Hazel
Major Gift/Permanent Fund – Charles (Chuck) Sweeting, PDG 1997-98
Paul Harris Society – Harvey Smith, PDG 1986-87
Grants – Larry Hodapp
Polio Plus – Lee Hieronymous
Group Study Exchange – Brahm Prakash
Thomas (TR) Routsong
Peter Weiglin, DG
George M. (Mac) Hickman, DGE