The Flower Mound Rotary Club presented 17 local nonprofits with $35,000 in grant money at their May meeting on May 14 .
The club raises money through its annual Vine and Dine wine tasting event in January and its annual Rotary Fest 5K at Heritage Park in October.
The money raised at these events is used to support local nonprofits as well as scholarships to graduating seniors, youth exchange programs, teacher exchange programs, leadership camps, sponsorship to orphans in Africa, local projects and international projects.
Recipients of the $35,000 in grants were:
CASA of Denton County
Children’s Advocacy Center for Denton County
Communities in Schools of North Texas
Cross Timbers Family YMCA
Denton County Friends of the Family
FM Citizen Police Academy Alumni Association
Friends of the Flower Mound Public Library
Hearts for Homes
Keep Flower Mound Beautiful
Lewisville ISD Education Foundation
Longhorn Council, Boy Scouts of America
Special Abilities of North Texas
Spirit Horse Therapeutic Riding Center
The Actors Conservatory Theatre
The Flower Mound Foundation
Youth and Family Counseling