Rotary 'Fun For Funds' Garners Over $33,000 in Support

March 24, 2015 - The 2015 Center Rotary Club 'Fun For Funds' fundraising event for the Catherine Pinkston Roughrider Scholarship Foundation was held at the John D. Windham Civic Center on Tuesday night March 24. The preliminary results are in and indicate at the close of the online auction the event brought in $33,300 for Center students.

For four hours Rotarians worked the phones, commentated on the internet, television, and radio to raise funds to help further the educations of those students worthy of receiving the benefit.

Leading up to the event, Rotarians acquired items from willing businesses and individuals who wish to support the scholarship program. Further information will be provided on the outcome of the fundraiser once all monetary donations have been received.

If you would like to make a monetary donation in honor of someone or in memory of someone, it's not to late. Go to and click on 'Monetary Donation'. Or you can contact J.J. Ford, Rotary Club President, at with your donation request.