Looking over the $1,500 worth of donated school supplies to the West Chester Area School District (WCASD) from the Rotary Club of West Chester are (from left) Veronica Ortiz, WCASD caseworker, Mac Neilon, Rotary school supplies project chair, Bill Friedmann, club president, Trisha Alston, WCASD caseworker coordinator, Beata Starr, Shaynae Young, Colette McLaughlin, WCASD caseworkers, Sara Missett, WCASD Director of Secondary Education, Anton Burrell, Penn Office Products, and Margaret Nawn, WCASD caseworker.
This is the sixth year the club has donated the supplies to disadvantaged district school children, with some of the funds from the club's annual Chili Cook-off. Mac, of Penn Office Products, orders, assembles and delivers the supplies, and has assisted with the project for 16 eyars,, working previously with other organizations. The 2018 Rotary Chili Cook-off is Sunday, October 14th.