Rincon Rotarians, and retired Air Force Pilots, Dave Rickert and Sandy Vandenberg deliver a scholarships to Wright Flight for students at Gale Elementary.
Gale Elementary teacher Christy Erickson requested funds for 10 scholarships to Wright Flight, a curriculum teaching the history of aviation, perseverance, goal setting, and overcoming obstacles. The Rincon Rotary, with has many Air Force Veterans and avionics professionals, embraced the opportunity to fund this learning and approved the grant through it's Rotary LOCAL program.
Rincon Rotary's support is part of its Rotary Local Program, whose mission is to help improve the local community through educational outreach. Rotary Local can provide manpower, resources from local business partners, or in some cases, direct financial support to teachers who apply for assistance.
To find out more about Rotary Local and how it may be able to help you, go to rotarylocal.org