All proceeds from this charitable event will benefit Surgery on Sunday, Inc., & the Lexington Rotary Club Endowment Fund.
Surgery On Sunday, Inc. is a non-profit organization that provides free outpatient surgical services for those who cannot afford insurance and are not eligible for federal or state programs. Services are provided by physicians, nurses and other medical professionals who donate their time and expertise to reach out to those in need. Volunteers with the program have provided thousands of surgical procedures and have served more than 4,000 clients in all 120 counties within Kentucky and several surrounding states. Please visit http://www.surgeryonsunday.org for more information.
The Lexington Rotary Club Endowment, Inc. was incorporated on August 28, 1978, as a 501 ©(3) entity, with the approval of the Board of Directors of the Rotary Club of Lexington. The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster community service. The Rotary Endowment is the body through which the Rotary Club of Lexington carries out many philanthropic activities.
The Endowment provides funding for such programs as Youth Exchange, International Student Picnic, Scholarships,Tommy Bell Award, International Service Program, Winter Coat Program, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, and the Read Program. It also supports organizations such as Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Explorium of Lexington, God's Pantry Food Bank, Lexington Hearing and Speech, the YMCA and various discretionary donations.