Thanks to a dedicated committee of Park City and Heber parents & Rotarians, Youthlinc will have a second annual Benefit to raise money for student sponsorships from these communities! This Service Year, 6 additional students, over and above those sponsored by Rotary Clubs in the areas, were able to participate because of last year’s fundraiser.

Kimball Art Center in Park City is donating the space on Thursday, March 31 starting at 5:30pm. RSVP by March 25 or go to our website and Click Donate. Be sure to Specify Fund: Park City Benefit.

A ticket to the Benefit $25p/p serves as one chance to win a free trip to Guatemala in summer 2012 with Youthlinc. This will be our first service trip to our newest site, Rio Dulce.

You will be able to buy more chances to win this completely transferable trip at the Benefit (1 for $10, 3 for $20. YOU MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN.

Youthlinc will partner with the Puerto Barrios Rotary Club and Ak’Tenamit, an indigenous owned and operated nonprofit association based on the Río Dulce, in the rainforest of eastern Guatemala.

This new site will help Youthlinc create lifetime humanitarians by giving students and professionals alike the opportunity to serve needy Mayan communities. Youthlinc will plan projects around its five core development initiatives:
– Construction
– Cultural Exchange
– Community Health
– Education
– Microenterprise and Vocational Training.

For more information about our new international service site, visit our blog and scroll to the entry about the new site, posted by our International Service Director, Smith Monson who just returned from the site visit.

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