CLUB REPORTS BENEFIT RESULTS, AWARDS GOLF PRIZE, PLANS BEACH CLEANUP

KA’ANAPALI–The club’s a Go for the Green” St. Patrick’s Day golf tournament and gala dinner, its first, raised a substantial sum to support recycling in West Maui, nearly meeting its target revenues . It is now  moving forward on its first eco project with a beach cleanup 

Some 40 golfers competed with prizes and 150 dinner guests purchased some 100-auction items and danced to the music of Fred’s Garage Band,

Hard working Rotarian Renee Ward, fund raising chair for Go for the Green, checks on  golf progress

Hard working Rotarian Renee Ward, fund raising chair for Go for the Green, checks on golf progress

 The winning golf team  best team with low net included Golfers awarded prizes include   Jim Gottwald,  Luke Hoffseth, Kacey Root, and  Ben Willis. The team for the low scoring will renameless.

Going for the Green at tournament

Going for the Green at tournament

Since figuring out how to support improve the environment in West Maui, the club is currently studying was the funding can be used in coordination with other groups and hopes to complete a plan by June 30.

 Meanwhile residents and visitors are invited to join an Earth Day beach cleanup led by the club Wednesday, April 22, 5 to 6 p.m. Community volunteers are asked to meet at 5 p.m. at the Lahaina Jodo Mission parking area, 12 Ala Moana Street near Mala Wharf. Teams of volunteers will clean the beach, working south from the Lahaina Jodo Mission. The club will provide trash collection bags, plastic gloves and bottled water for volunteers. The cleanup will last one hour.

“This Earth Day beach cleanup gives those who are concerned about the environment an opportunity to pitch in and do something positive”, said Co=President Liz May.

To ensure ample supplies are on hand for the cleanup, volunteers are asked to register by calling co-president Jim Fahnestock at 808/214-5282.

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One response

  1. Great new event benefiting the Community. Look forward to next year.

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