Rotary Plainfield-North Plainfield, Inc.
Founded February 28, 2007 as a 501(c)3 tax exempt corporation.
Board of Trustees
Michael R. Townley; Chairman; Victoria Griswold; Ravenell Williams IV; Dave Hollod; Beverly Howard
Who We Are
Rotary Plainfield-North Plainfield, Inc. is the non-profit arm of the Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield, N.J. We formed our corporation in 2007 so that we may provide service to our communities of Plainfield and of North Plainfield through financial support for graduating high school seniors who are going on to accredited, post-secondary colleges or universities. The growing need for increased financial support that is facing high school seniors as they plan for college has formed the basis for this non-profit corporation. Read more about our Foundation below.
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What We Do
The activities of Rotary Plainfield-North Plainfield, Inc. (our tax exempt, non-profit corporation) include the following: fundraising; awarding of scholarships to graduating seniors of Plainfield High School (Union County, N.J.) and of North Plainfield High School (Somerset County, N.J.), thereby recognizing excellence in education, leadership, and community service within the two high schools. Each of these activities takes place now, the corporation having received its Exemption under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.
All of the trustees of the corporation are volunteers, with years of experience in both the public and private sectors. One trustee is a retired municipal administrator with 33 years of service; another is a certified public accountant; a third is a civil engineer and municipal administrator; the fourth is a wound care nurse; and the last is a professional musician and the owner of a sheet music store. All five trustees are current or former members of the Rotary Club of Plainfield-North Plainfield, N.J. They are all dedicated to providing volunteer service to the communities and their residents, and are known within the communities. They draw from their knowledge of the communities and their recognition within the communities to encourage others to volunteer their services to the programs of the corporation.
The Board of Directors of Rotary Plainfield-North Plainfield, Inc. meets quarterly at the offices of one of its board members or at the regular meeting place of the Club. This schedule facilitates planning and execution of our fundraising activities and our scholarship selection and award activities.
By supporting and encouraging students to seek education beyond the walls of the Plainfield and North Plainfield schools, our Fundraising Program and our Scholarship Program further the tax exempt purposes of the corporation by advancing and enriching the educational programs of the local public schools and furthering the educational opportunities available to our youth.
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