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Townsend Rotary Youth Programs

The Townsend Rotary Club sponsors a number of youth oriented programs.  In addition to sponsoring the Slice of Summer events during the summer and sponsoring the Culpepper and Merrimeather Circus in 2015, the Townsend Rotary Club provides:

  • Scholarships to graduating high school seniors
  • Sponsors local high school students to the Rotary Youth Leadership Acadamy (RYLA) every summer
  • In 2015 is sponsoring a Foreign Student Exchange with a Brazil club. Andee Akerman will spend a year studying in Brazil and a Brazilian teenager will spend a year studying here in Townsend while staying living at local Rotarian homes throughout the year:  Foreign Exchange Student Andee Akerman