District 5 has $30,000 available from the ACBL Charity Foundation to award to worthy local charities.
Five organizations will be chosen to receive awards of $6000 each. These organizations will be nominated by bridge players who reside in District 5. Organizations must be 501c3 qualified. Players may nominate organizations by sending a brief synopsis of the mission and procedures of the organization. Proof of 501c3 qualification must accompany the nomination.
Nominations must be sent by email to Sharon Fairchild firstname.lastname@example.org no later than April 1, 2016. Voting will take place at the meeting of the District Board to be held in May.
ACBL CHARITY COMMITTEE
The ACBL Charity Committee is a standing committee composed of two current representatives from each district. Each district director appoints two members from his or her district annually to serve on the ACBL Charity Committee. These are lifetime appointments.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Members of the ACBL Charity Committee endeavor to promote ACBL Charity Program participation in the units and sanctioned club games of their respective districts. The ACBL Charity Committee has those duties and responsibilities assigned it by the trustees of the ACBL Charity Foundation or the ACBL Board of Directors.
RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES
All members of the ACBL Charity Committee receive, and thereafter are entitled to wear, official Charity Committee pins, even after their terms on the Committee are over.
Charity Committee Members
|2014||Jay Levy||Amherst, NY||Lynn Nosse||Grafton, OH|
|2013||Rosemary Kleis||Solon, OH||William Holt||Sewickley, PA|
|2012||Judith Bailey||E Amherst, NY||Linda Abraham||Wheeling, WV|
|2011||Mary Paulone Carns||Trafford, PA||Karen Piper||North Huntingdon, PA|
|2010||Sharon Rohr||Pittsburgh, PA||
|2009||Peter Miller||Shaker Heights, OH||Monica Early||Cuyahoga Falls, OH|
|2008||Arlene Port||Pittsburgh, PA||Virginia Young||Hudson, OH|
|2007||Ron Franck||Pittsburgh, PA||Jim Zimmerman||Shaker Heights, OH|
|2006||Barbara Bishop||Canton, OH||McKinley Whittlesey||Bratenahl, OH|
|2005||Hope Ellis||Beachwood, OH||Reanette Frobouck||Pittsburgh, PA|
|2004||* Roni Atkins||Pittsburgh, PA||Lynda Hirsch||Cleveland, OH|
|2003||Barbara Grzegorzewski||Meadville, PA||Donald Little||Canton, OH|
|2002||Pat Rasmus||Hamburg , NY||Sally Veauthier||Columbiana, OH|
|2001||Donna Largent||Cleveland, OH||Sandra Spear||Pittsburgh, PA|
|2000||* Walter Majewski||West Seneca , NY||Judi Sonon||Pittsburgh, PA|
|1999||Beverly Carter||Medina, OH||Joan Rose||Buffalo , NY|
|1998||Mary Anne McNierney||Pittsburgh, PA||Sophie Novak||Solon, OH|
* - Deceased
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