The Rotary Club of Silver City welcomes you.
- Fellowship & Opportunity for Service
- Community Leadership
- Civic Commitment
- High Ethical Standards in all professions
- Promotion of international understanding, goodwill and peace.
That’s Rotary. Learn more as you browse through these pages and then join us at one of our luncheon meetings to get to know us better.
Important Information for High School Students
1. For Graduating High School Seniors: The 2019 Silver City Rotary Scholarship competition is now open. To apply for a $1,500 Rotary college scholarship, click on this College Scholarship Application link for detailed information about the application process and to start an application.
The application deadline is March 15, 2019.
2. For High School Juniors: Nominations for the 2018 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program are now being accepted. RYLA awardees get to spend a week in July at the Manzano Moutain Retreat in Mountainair to participate in an intensive leadership development camp.
Candidates should be rising high school juniors. Students should talk to their high school counselor about being nominated for this exceptional program. Nominations and applications should be received by April 30, but earlier applications are encouraged because only a limited number of openings are available for this unique opportunity.
For further information, go to https://ryla5520.shutterfly.com/ or call Francisca Reyes at 915-276-2003.
Rotary Support for Local Non-Profit Organizations
The Club’s activities and contributions have provided support for numerous non-profit organizations in Silver City and the surrounding region. Since the establishment of the Silver City Rotary Foundation in 2015, contributions are being channelled through it. Among the organizations and projects supported are:
Alimento Para El Nino (Backpack Program)
The Bike Safety Rodeo
The Food Pantry
Grant County Community Concert Assn.
Habitat for Humanity
Harrison Schmitt Shop with a Cop
High Desert Humane Society
The Imagination Library of Grant County
Literacy Link Leamos
The Mimbres Region Arts Council
The Red Paint Pow Wow
Silver City Community Theater
The Silver City Museum Society
Silver City Woman’s Club
Silver High National History Competition
Southwest Festival of the Written Word
Forward New Mexico
The Volunteer Center
Volunteer Fire Departments
The Wellness Coalition
WNMU Rotary Scholarship Fund