Rotary Club of Scottsdale sponsors vocational scholarship

The Rotary Club of Scottsdale has received approval for a grant that will be used to fund a $3,000 scholarship to the East Valley Medical College in Mesa.

Rotary Club of Scottsdale Club President Max Rumbaugh recently reported approval of the grant from The Rotary Vocational Fund of Arizona (TRVFA).

Dennis Haberer, Rotarian and TRVFA board chair, providing Rotary International District 5510 Convention attendees an overview of the scholarship program. (Submitted photo)

Dennis Haberer, Rotarian and TRVFA board chair, providing Rotary International District 5510 Convention attendees an overview of the scholarship program. (Submitted photo)

As of July 1, 2015, the $3,000 scholarship has been processed and funds transferred to the student’s educational institution – East Valley Medical College in Mesa.

The monies will be allocated for the selected applicant to complete her CNA-PCT certification.  The club’s actions in support of TRVFA provides a deserving person the ability to change one’s life for the better.

The club hopes to keep in contact with the awardee to provide updates as to her progress, graduation and employment.

Per Dennis Haberer, a member of the Scottsdale Sunrise Rotary Club and TRVFA Board Chair, TRVFA is a non-profit organization under IRS Code 5019c)(3) whose purpose is to assist those people who qualify under Arizona law to obtain financial assistance to further their vocational studies.

TRVFA is an organization which meets Arizona’s Credit for Contributions to A Qualifying Charitable Organization requirements.  TRVFA is funded entirely by donations and grants.

Donations may qualify for an Arizona Tax Credit up to the amount allowed by state law and be deductible as a charitable contribution for federal income tax purposes to the extent allowed by law.  To donate and/or sign up for TRVFA newsletter, visit  www.trvfa.org.

For more information about Rotary Club of Scottsdale’s upcoming speakers, projects, programs and meeting dates/locations, visit www.scottsdalerotary.org.  Visitors to club meetings are always welcome – call 480-945-6158

 

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