South Tyler Roatary Foundation to hold Annual Spaghetti Supper April 17
Tyler, Texas (KETK) — The South Tyler Rotary Foundation has announced its 22st annual Spaghetti Supper to be held Thursday, April 17, 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at First Christian Church's Family Life Center, 4202 S. Broadway Avenue.
The popular meal includes a huge helping of homemade spaghetti, tossed salad, garlic bread, dessert, and a non-alcoholic beverage. Quite a bargain for $10 per ticket at the door! Dine in or use the convenient carry-out available for those in a hurry or for a terrific no-work dinner.
Sponsorships from $100 - $500 are also available. Those purchasing a sponsorship will have their names on the placemat for the event, be recognized in the Tyler Paper, and receive 10 tickets. Sponsorships are due by Tuesday, April 15, 2014. Contact Stephen Taylor at 903/530-9173 (firstname.lastname@example.org) to purchase a sponsorship. Or mail your check directly to South Tyler Rotary Foundation, P.O. Box 7153, Tyler, Texas 75711 – but please contact Stephen to ensure that your name is included on the placemat.
South Tyler Rotary Club President John Hart said 50 percent of the funds raised each year are immediately applied to programs and services in the local area. The remaining 50 percent are held in the South Tyler Rotary's Foundation for use in future endeavors.
Hart noted that funds from last year’s supper were used to support 17 local non-profit organizations.
As in the past, South Tyler Rotary joins with other Tyler Rotary Clubs continues to purchase and build bikes for children in Smith County at Christmas. South Tyler Rotary has also joined with the Tyler Fire Department in purchasing and installing smoke alarms to Smith County residents who are unable to afford them.
The goal for this year’s spaghetti supper is to net $25,000. President-Elect Stephen Taylor urges everyone who is looking for a quick, delicious, inexpensive meal on Thursday, April 17, to stop by First Christian Church. “Come have a delicious spaghetti supper with your South Tyler Rotarian friends and help us fund next year’s South Tyler Rotary grant awards for deserving local and international non-profit organizations.”
Rotary is an organization of business and professional leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to build goodwill and peace in the world. There are 1.2 million Rotary members in 34,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Rotary clubs have been serving communities worldwide for more than a century. The first Rotary club was founded in Chicago in 1905. For more information, visit rotary.org.