Rotary Club of Flushing presents donation to the YMCA

Pictured (left to right): Ashley Schlager, Hunter Comack and Zach McMurray. Photo provided

Pictured (left to right): Ashley Schlager, Hunter Comack and Zach McMurray. Photo provided

FLUSHING — The Rotary Club of Flushing presented a check for $2,000 to the Pierson Road YMCA in support of its food distribution and assistance program, which benefits residents of the Flushing community. Ashley Schlager, Senior Program Director at the Pierson Road YMCA, received the check on behalf of the YMCA.

The Rotary Club of Flushing is a service organization that provides support and develops projects, such as the seating in Riverview Park, to benefit the Flushing community. Funds are raised via the Flushing Rotary Club’s annual raffle and entertainment tent.

The Flushing Rotary Club has contributed approximately $500,000 to the Flushing community in direct support via scholarships, the Riverview Park development, support of the Flushing Nature Trail and support of the Flushing Community Schools robotics program and literacy initiatives. The Rotary Club of Flushing is in its 28th year of serving the Flushing community. — B.G.