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Dundee Twp. Rotary Club offers scholarships

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Pat Szpekowski, APR

Since 1980, the Dundee Township Rotary Club has awarded over $715,000 in scholarships to area students who live in Dundee Township.

"The primary goals focus of our club's fundraising proceeds is to give back to local students and provide much needed scholarships," said Dr. Melisa Rothenberger, scholarship committee chairman. "Last year we were proud to award $30,000 in scholarships to nineteen local students."

High school seniors are encouraged to apply for a Dundee Township Rotary Club scholarship as soon as possible. Applications are available at Dundee-Crown High School-Carpentersville, Harry D. Jacobs High School-Algonquin, St. Edward Central Catholic High School-Elgin, Hampshire High School, Westminster Christian School- Elgin and Elgin Academy.

Deadline for all applications is Friday, Feb. 14, 2014.

For more information, contact Dr. Melisa Rothenberger, Center for Chiropractic Medicine, West Dundee, at (847) 649-3422.

Scholarship committee members are: chair Dr. Melisa Rothenberger, Barb Christie, Kristin Corriveau, Charlene Figueira, Pat Gibbs, Curt McReynolds, Sandy Morganstein, Colleen Thomas and Al Treml.

About Dundee Township Rotary Club

The Dundee Township Rotary Club was founded in 1980 and is composed of 37 members of local community leaders and business owners. The group meets every Tuesday at noon at Emmett's, 125 Main St., West Dundee. For more information about the club, contact Al Treml at (847) 659-9266.