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Welcome to the 2016-2017 Rotary year with Amy Nash serving as our Decatur Rotary President. We have a great line-up of meetings scheduled as we start the Rotary year off with a bang and hope you join us!

Community Projects Grant Recipients

2016:

Decatur Housing Authority
Focus: STAR Summer Camp. 5-week summer camp for 70 low-income 3rd -8th graders in the four properties managed by the Decatur Housing Authority.
Grant: $2,500

Friends of Refugees
Focus: Literacy Toolkit Project. Literacy toolkits for parents to take home and use with their children. Helps both parents and children who are working on their English literacy.
Grant: $3,000

Community Guilds
Focus: STEAM Truck. Stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math. It's a mobile "maker-space". Funding provide for an all-day event where hundreds of students get to interact with the truck's activities.
Grant: $1,500

DeKalb Library Foundation
Focus: 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program. Helps families of young children build family libraries in their homes. Provides some starting books, and then incentives as they progress towards owning 1000 books.
Grant: $3,000

Decatur Education Foundation
Focus: Decatur High School Writers Workshop. An 8-week program designed to allow talented, low-income writers to develop their skills under the guidance of published writers.
Grant: $2,000

Reading is Essential for All People
Focus: REAP Foundational Reading Camp. An intensive summer camp aimed and developing reading skills for 1st - 3rd graders.
Grant: $2,400

Stride Ahead
Focus: Stride Ahead Cowboy Ethics program. Uses equine-assisted psychotherapy to teach at-risk youth coping and life skills.
Grant: $1,000

Gentle Spirit Christian Church
Focus: Hygiene kits for the homeless women and mothers.
Grant: $1,000

Amplify Decatur
Focus: Amplify Decatur. Organizes and produces local concerts to raise money to help homeless Children
. Grant: $1,600

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