The Libertyville Sunrise Rotary will host its annual winter fundraiser Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Midlane resort, 4555 W. Yorkhouse Road, Wadsworth. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a cash bar, followed by dinner at 7 p.m.
The theme of this year's fundraiser is "Going for the Gold." There will be more than 100 silent and live auction items, including a Door County weekend, an instant wine cellar, and golf packages to local courses. Entertainment will be provided by the Peter Henna Orchestra.
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The club distributes the proceeds from its fundraisers each spring at their annual giving dinner. At the 2013 dinner 38 local charities were honored and received $80,000 in funds.
In the club's 26-year history they have donated $1 million to local and international charities, including literacy and scholarship programs; programs to combat hunger, homelessness and domestic violence; the eradication of polio; and many more.
Tickets are $100. For more information, contact chairman Doug Fendon at DFendon@mspremium.com or (513) 289-3244.
The club's 50-plus members are always accepting new members and welcome anyone wishing to find out more about the club to attend one of the weekly meetings. The club is a member of Rotary International, a humanitarian service organization.
Libertyville Sunrise Rotary meets at 7 a.m. Wednesdays at Lambs Farm on Route 176 in Green Oaks. Visit www.libertyvillesunriserotary.com.