Comedy Night


What do we do with funds raised by Rotary Club events?

  • Ribfest funds have allowed the Highland Rotary to provide over $250,000 in support to our community and internationally
  • Food to local food pantries
  • Assist families in need (heat, rent, food etc)
  • Provide warm coats for children and adults
  • Provided 20 aeds in our community (already saved one life at our meeting)
  • Partially pave rail trail parking lot on New Paltz rd
  • Built rotary pavilion at rail trail New Paltz road. Provide bathrooms and water
  • Put exercise stations along rail trail
  • Four $2,000 scholarships to Highland High school seniors each year
  • Two $1,000 scholarships to ulster county Boces senior from highland each year
  • Purchase books for an elementary school grade and middle school grade each year
  • 5th and 6th grade essay contest
  • Organize Highland elementary junior achievement program – now 25 classes over 500 students
  • Host inbound rotary youth exchange students and sponsor outbound students
  • Purchased cameras for all town of Lloyd police cars
  • Participate with Lloyd police in after school athletic program
  • Support rotary’s shelter box program each year
  • Project in El Salvador supplying over 10,000 people with clean water
  • Support Rotary International’s program to eradicate polio world wide
  • Donate part of Ribfest profits to about 30 other local organizations who help us by volunteering at Ribfest allowing them to do good in their communities