Flemington Rotary Distributes $8621.07 To Local Food Pantries from the SOUP COOK-OFF Event Proceeds (Wed, 5/14/2014)

2014-02-24_Soup-PhotoAt the 5/14/2014 Flemington Rotary Meeting at Copper Hill Country Club, Mick Schaible (Chair of the Hunterdon County Rotary Soup Cook-Off) presented a check in the amount of $3240 to the Flemington Area Food Pantry.  Maryann Isham, who is the Executive Director of the Flemington Area Food Pantry, was in attendance to receive the check on behalf of the Pantry.

Soup Supports Hunterdon County Food Banks:

The Hunterdon County Rotary Soup Cook-Off is a community awareness project of the Hunterdon County Rotary Clubs. All net proceeds have been donated to the various food banks in Hunterdon County as follows:

  • Flemington Area Food Pantry:  $3240
  • Fisherman’s Mark:  $1620
  • Open Cupboard Food Pantry:  $1620
  • Delaware County Interfaith Council:  $810
  • North Hunterdon Food Pantry:  $810
  • Starfish Food Pantry:  $521.07

Joint Effort by the Hunterdon County Rotary Clubs:

The Soup Cook-Off event is organized and run as a joint effort by the Rotary Clubs of Flemington, Clinton Sunrise, North Hunterdon, Lambertville-New Hope and Whitehouse.  We are service clubs dedicated to helping people in our community and throughout the world. The event is held at the end of February in recognition of Rotary International’s Anniversary, which had it’s very first meeting on February 23, 1905 in Room 711 of the Unity Building in Chicago as convened by Rotary founder Paul P. Harris.

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