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2013 Rotary Gala Beneficiary

Oct 11, 2011 12:42AM ● Published by Anonymous

Each year the Rotary Club of Annapolis holds its Black Tie and Diamonds fund raiser to benefit one worthy cause or organization. The 2011 event raised $68,100 for the Light House shelter, and the 2012 event, planned for March 3, will benefit the Anne Arundel County Public Library Foundation. Nominations are now being sought from Annapolis-area 501(c)3 non-profits, for consideration for the 2013 event.

Candidates should submit the following information:

1. Copy of IRS 501(c)3 letter of determination for non-profit status.
2. List of current Board of Directors with titles.
3. A statement of the nature of the organization and the intended use of funds from the Black Tie and Diamonds gala (five page limit).
4. A Specific strategy on how the candidate organization will partner with the Rotary Club of Annapolis to sell tickets, raise funds, contribute to the pre-planning implementation, and clean-up.

Proposed packets can be posted to Rotary Club of Annapolis, Attn: Elaine Shanley, President-Elect, P.O. Box 603, Annapolis, MD 21404, or e-mailed to and must be received by Nov. 30. For information, call Elaine Shanley at 410-353-2256 or e-mail questions as above.

R. Kenneth Henry, Public Relations Committee Chair
410-216-9336, 443-994-5408

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