Anchorage Rotaract Club

 
Heather Karwowski visited our club and gave a great presentation on the Anchorage Rotaract Club. Matt Stielstra of the Mat-Su Rotaract Club also attended. They have a very small club but they are not small in projects. If you know someone between the ages of 18 and 30... or more, please contact Heather. They are always actively seeking new members.

2010/2011 Board

President: Heather Karwowski

Email: anchoragerotaract@gmail.com

Vice President: Kayse Ericksen

Treasurer: Skye Frison

Secretary:  WANTED

Past President: Katie Johnson

Local Projects

Paint the Town

Run For Good

Relay for Life 

Health Fair 

Anchorage Rotaract celebrated this year's World Rotaract Week with by partnering with Gateway Rotary Club and volunteering at a community heath fair. Helping children and adults in Anchorage get the information they need for a healthy life. 

Covenant House Wish List Drive

Anchorage Rotaract conducted a wish list drive for homeless teens. Members collected hygiene and clothing items for the local teen homeless shelter Covenant House.  

Toy for Tots 

At this years Rotaract Holiday party members brought a toy to donate to children in need.

Teddy Bear Tea 

Anchorage Rotaract hand decorated and donated nine circus bears to Salvation Army's Teddy Bear tea this year. The bears helped raise money for this organizations vital community programs. 

International Projects

Supplies for Preschool in South Africa

This year Anchorage Rotaract has made a commitment to providing developmentally appropriate school supplies and toys for a South African Preschool in the township of Kwandengezi that will support over 1000 children by the year end. We are hosting a Softball Game and Beer Tasting event to raise funds for this project. 

Mayasa Nicaragua School Project- Rotaract's International Project 2010-2011

Last year Anchorage Rotaract has made a commitment to help build and supply a school in Mayasa Nicaragua. The school will house 150-200 children in a rural and impoverished part of the country. We have partnered with Soldotna Rotary and Project HOPE. In August we hosted a Rotary Softball game between Downtown and East Rotary to raise funds to help send volunteers to help build the school along with raise money for the much needed school supplies for the children.In October we hosted a Rotary Halloween Party to raise funds for the school again. We raised over $2,500 this year! We also sent a team of three Rotaractors to help build the school in September of 2010. The school is now built and holding classes!!!