Hawke’s Bay Lifesaving is to get a substantial boost thanks to art — and the Rotary Club of Greenmeadows.
The Rotary club has been giving money to community organisations for 38 years. In fact the group has put $900,000 into the community through its Art-X National Exhibition and Sale.
This year they have changed the format somewhat and secured a major sponsor for the next three years.
Rotary Club Greenmeadows chairman Geoff Bennett says this year they had a “grant competition” to decide who they would donate the largest portion of the proceeds from the exhibition and sale to.
Photo: Back from left, Eva Ronberg, 14, Hugo Minor, 14, Emily Pollock, 15, James Cooper from Harcourts with Geoff Bennett of Chairman of Rotary Club of Greenmeadows. Photo / Warren Buckland
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Posted: 13 June 2019