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Gloucester Rotarians donate $11,000+ to local groups

The Gloucester Rotary Club presented just over $11,000 worth of donations to several local groups last Thursday morning at Riverside Rehabilitation Center at Sanders.

Benefactors include Gloucester County Public Schools, Gloucester High School Care Closet, Helping the Homeless Ministries, Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula, the Samaritan Group, the Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society, and Canine Companions.

Each benefactor was given the chance to make a statement about their organization.

GCPS Deputy Superintendent Bryan Hartley said the division will spend its granted funds on hearing screening equipment. There are currently only eight pieces of this specialized equipment for the whole division.

“In a school division, everything’s important,” said Hartley.

“We are in constant need,” said Sally Hartley, GHS special education teacher who leads the GHS Care Closet, in her remarks. “And that need is growing.” The Care Closet helps take care of students’ food, c...

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