2009-09-17 / Youth

Better than ever

COURTESY PHOTO BY ALAN FON COURTESY PHOTO BY ALAN FON Port Aransas Rotary Club President Charles Rhea, above, presents Port Aransas Education Foundation President Janice Roberts with a check for $1,000 on Thursday, Sept. 10. The Rotary Club makes an annual donation to the foundation, but this year the donation was double that of last year. PAEF board members Mike Hall, from left, Kim Fon and Michael Garlough accompanied Roberts to accept the donation. PAEF hosts the Mardis Gras in October, its biggest fundraiser, next month. Below, Michelle Sowers, Mardi Gras chair and PAEF board member, sports the one-carat (total weight) diamond and white gold, j-hoop earrings that will be in one of 20 wrapped treasure boxes at the Mardis Gras. The boxes will sell for $100 each. Sowers said donations are still being accepted for the event and she may be contacted at 749-3607.

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