The 10th Annual Art Show, Sale & Silent Auction will be held at the Southbury Public Library at 100 Poverty Road, Southbury, CT beginning on Saturday, June 14, 2014 and ending Saturday, June 28, 2014. All funds raised from the event will be collected by the Not – For – Profit Tribury Rotary Foundation, a 501 (c) 3 corporation and used to support philanthropic efforts including scholarships, literacy, youth leadership and support for the food and fuel banks in the towns of Woodbury, Southbury & Middlebury.
All participating artists, members of the Rotary and the public are invited to attend the Artist’s Reception on Monday, June 16th at the Southbury Public Library from 6pm to 8pm. The reception is free and will provide all attendees an opportunity to see the art, meet the artists and participate in the silent auction.
The Tribury Rotary Club has been active since 1972 and some of the Club’s accomplishments include donating over$130,000 in student scholarships, hosting the Annual Art Show, sale of over 51,000 dozen roses, sponsoring the Interact Club at Pomperaug High School (Region 15) and Cottage 28 at the Southbury Training School, planted 280 Elm Trees in the Tribury Area, and provided funding for the local food and fuel banks as well as hurricane relief.
Rotary International has over 1.2 million members in more than 34,000 clubs worldwide. Members volunteer in communities at home and abroad to support education and job training, provide clean water, combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, and eradicate polio.
The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster high ethical standards in business and professions as well as the advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.
The Tribury Rotary Club meets at 12:15 PM Thursday at Juniper’s Restaurant, 1383 Whittemore Road in Middlebury. More information about the club is available online at www.triburyrotary,com or by calling John Monteleone at 203-565-6100.