January 16, 2019

Members of Brazil Rotary Club’s Foundation Committee and representatives of CRADLES of Clay County gathered for the presentation of a $7,330.00 grant awarded to CRADLES. Funds for this were made possible by a Rotary International District 6580 Matching Grant, whereby the Brazil Rotary Club's financial commitment to the project was matched 1-to-1 by District funds. Installation of two special Hatch computer systems with content and accessories tailored to young children and training on how to use them recently took place at each site, along with help by Brazil Rotarians. Internet was also installed to help run the programs. This benefits small children who need to learn basic computer skills at an early age. CRADLES stands for “Cultivating Responsible Adults by Developing Leadership, Education, and Self-Sufficiency” and focuses on helping young parents finish high school, prepare for high school equivalency, improve their basic and parenting skills, and go on to further their education, while providing quality age-appropriate childcare.

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Rotary unites more than a million people around the world. Rotary District 6580, based in Southern Indiana, consists of 32 Rotary clubs and more than 1,500 Rotarians. Rotary clubs in our district range in size from 12 to 200 members. Our clubs’ programs involve prominent leaders in every field, and our membership represents business and civic leaders of our communities and our state. Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
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