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Posted by on Jun 7, 2012 in Recognition and Awards | 0 comments

Meadowlark Service League Distributes $233,000 in Grants and Scholarships

Meadowlark Service League Distributes $233,000 in Grants and Scholarships

Jun 7, 2012 – At its annual spring luncheon on Thursday at Las Posas Country Club, the Meadowlark Service League distributed over $233,000.  Of that amount, $208,900 was provided as grants to 29 deserving, local nonprofit organizations.  In addition, $25,000 was awarded in scholarships to high school graduates from both Adolfo Camarillo and Rio Mesa High Schools.

Meadowlark Service League is a non-profit organization of women dedicated to raising funds for a variety of local charities and programs that provide services to meet the needs of Camarillo and the greater Ventura County area. 

Recipients of the grants are:  ACHS Camarillo High After Prom Program, Alzheimer’s Association, American Red Cross, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ventura County, Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo, Brain Injury Center, Camarillo Arts Council, Camarillo Family YMCA, Camarillo Hospice, Camarillo Ranch Foundation,  CASA of Ventura County,  Conejo Free Clinic, Food Share, Luggage of Love, Make-A-Wish Foundation,  Mary Health of the Sick Convalescent Hospital,  New West Symphony, OASIS, Ombudsman Program, Pleasant Valley Education Foundation,  Project Understanding Homeless Program, RAIN Communities, Rescue Mission Mens & Lighthouse Women’s, Rio Mesa High School After Prom Program, SOKM, Special Olympics of  Ventura County, St. John’s Healthcare Foundation, St. John’s Cancer Center of Ventura County and Ventura County Search & Rescue.

 The Meadowlark Service League obtains funds from its three major fundraisers  – a Tennis Tournament & Luncheon in April, Homes for the Holidays in December and A Taste of Camarillo in July.  For information on the upcoming ‘A Taste of Camarillo’ Wine & Food Festival in July – call Mary Little at (805)388-7158 or visit www.meadowlarkserviceleague.com

Photo credit: Richard Gillard/Acorn Newspapers

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