The Bergen Highlands-Ramsey Rotary Club Awards Chairman, John F. Royle, has announced that application forms for the annual John Royle Rotary Awards are now available at the Guidance Offices of Ramsey, Mahwah and Northern Highlands High Schools, or by calling John Royle at 201-529-4919. Applications may also be obtained at the Bergen Highlands-Ramsey Rotary Club website.
The awards are named for Mr. Royle’s father who was a Rotarian for over 35 years. They are based on need, ability and contributions to school and community. These awards consist of $1,250 at the beginning of the recipients’ freshman year and another $1,250 at the beginning of the sophomore year. The awards are offered annually to graduating seniors who are going on to higher education and who reside in the area served by the Bergen Highlands-Ramsey Rotary Club (Allendale, Mahwah, Ramsey, Saddle River and Upper Saddle River). The awards are offered to all seniors regardless of other scholarships applied for or granted.
Applications must be completed in full and delivered to Mr. Royle before April 30, 2012. Forward completed applications to John F. Royle, 123 Macintosh Drive, Mahwah, NJ 07430.
The Bergen Highlands-Ramsey Rotary Club has been supporting educational and charitable needs in Allendale, Mahwah, Ramsey, Saddle River and Upper Saddle River since 1952. The Club provides college scholarships for local students and funding for local causes such as The Center for Food Action. Members run the children's rides at Ramsey Day and Mahwah Day, with proceeds going toward the Club's charitable activities. As part of Rotary International, the Club also raises funds to support educational, medical and sanitary facilities in Nicaragua and Haiti.
Rotary International is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
The Bergen Highlands-Ramsey Rotary Club holds its weekly meetings on Mondays at 12:15pm at Houlihan’s in Ramsey. For more information about Club activities or becoming a member, please call Bob Baron, Membership Chair, at 201-934-1222, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.bergenhighlandsrotary.org.