Friday is the deadline for applications to the Rotary Club of Davis for possible community service projects.
Past approved projects have included most of the following characteristics: long-term benefit to the Davis community; hands-on participation by members of the requesting organization, when applicable; hands-on participation by the Rotary Club of Davis; and a possible degree of funding from Rotary.
Past projects include designing and installing the highway beautification project at the southeast corner of Covell Boulevard and Highway 113; installing a play structure at the South Davis migrant camp; purchasing and installing a garden bench at North Davis Elementary School; planting landscaping at International House; and purchasing and installing a sponsor sign for the Davis High School Environmental Club at its garden site on campus.
Also, club members annually change smoke alarm batteries for senior citizens; assist with the school garden irrigation system installation at Harper Junior High; and assist with landscaping upgrades at Patwin Elementary School.
Interested individuals and organizations should submit written project proposals by requesting the community projects application form from Lou Below, community projects co-chairman, at firstname.lastname@example.org. The form can be returned via email or by mailing to The Rotary Club of Davis, Attention: Lou Below, P.O. Box 185, Davis CA 95617.
Submissions should be returned by Sept. 19 for consideration.