Community Impact

How Spencer Rotary Makes an Impact

Provides two $1,000 scholarships to SHS graduates (awarded annually)

Primary supporter of Literacy Partners (who buy books for elementary students)

Sole sponsor of the SHS Academic Letter Program (awarded annually)

Awards prize money to Spencer ADA’s poster contest winners

Sponsors two SHS students at RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards camp)

Significant Projects and Awarded Grants

Contributed to the Spencer Hospital expansion and Abben Cancer Center

Key donor on the construction of the Clay County Heritage Center

Major donor for the Spencer Community Theater remodel

Key donor for the North Grand Avenue streetscape/landscaping renovation

Contributing sponsor of a safety fence outside Autumn’s Center

Paid for and built a shelter house at Stolley Park

Sponsored a new Pet Cleanup Station near Pedersen Park

Paid for bike racks around Spencer

Major sponsor of Law Enforcement Benefit to purchase equipment

Major sponsor* of requested equipment for new Fire Tower Training Facility

Awarded $10,000* to Autumn’s Center to build a fence around their playground equipment

Awarded $10,000* to People for Pets for a new roof

Awarded $10,000* to Spencer Community Theater for renovation of the old green room

Awarded $10,000* to the Clay County Fair for renovation of the new small animal building

Awarded $10,000* to VFW Post 3159 for kitchen and dining renovations

*With matching funds from Rotary District 5970

We Also Help Support

SHS After-Prom Party

Flagfest Inflatables in Leach Park

People for Pets

Spencer Family YMCA

Elderbridge "Santa for Seniors" Program

Arts on Grand

Clay County Heritage Center

Middle School Mentoring Program

Flags on Grand Avenue

Clay County Regional Events Center

Northwest Iowa Autism Network

Upper Des Moines Opportunity

Fourth of July Fireworks

Spencer Tailtwisters

Cherish Center

Fundraising Grants Service Support Projects Ideas Improvements for

our community.

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