Rotary to host 21st annual walk-a-thon

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walkfest2014logoThe Rotary Clubs in our area are planning their 21st annual walk-a-thon for community projects of clubs in Rotary District 7470, The Rotary Foundation and other worthwhile causes, and are inviting other charitable and community programs to join them and share the profits. “WALKFEST 2014” will be held on Sunday, October 5 at Waterloo Village in Stanhope. This event traditionally allows other non-profit groups to join the effort and keep 50% of the money they raised.

Any legitimate community or charitable program may participate. Youth programs, sports teams, religious groups, booster clubs, and school clubs are some of the other outside groups that are welcome to join this effort. Each group simply registers , enlists pledges for their walkers, enjoys a two-hour stroll in a lovely park and then gets a check in the mail for their own program. At the same time they are supporting The Rotary Foundation, which provides millions of dollars a year in world-wide humanitarian aid.

This year, “WALKFEST 2014” will also be benefitting the restoration of Waterloo Village as well as The Rotary Foundation.

For further information or reservations, contact Margit Rahill, at (973) 361-2810 or by e-mail at TURUL1@aol.com. You may also visit the “WALKFEST 2014” web site at www.walkfest7470.or

To learn more about Rotary of Parsippany-Troy Hills call Maury Mader at (973) 644-4888 or click here.  Rotary of Parsippany-Troy Hills meets weekly on Wednesday at 12:15 p.m. at Il Villaggio Restaurant, 22 Gibraltar Drive except the first Wednesday of each month they meet at 7:47 a.m. at Daily Joe, 56 Fanny Road, Boonton.

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