The Rotary Club of Bryson City is the only service club in Bryson City/Swain County. The money raised from the 5K will support both community and world-wide efforts like:
Manna Food Bank and the Bryson City Food Pantry
Qualla Swain SAFE Shelter
Swain Family Resource Center
End Polio Now-Rotary's 35 year campaign to eradicate polio
Alzheimer's Research through the Rotary CART Fund
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards
Since 1934, Rotary Club of Bryson City has supported the youth of Swain with thousands of dollars in college scholarships. Rotary most recently funded the Swain County Imagination Library, but was picked up through a grant through the Swain County School. We recently helped with a project at the High School to help provide a supply of personal hygiene products for girls.
The Rotary Club of Bryson City sponsors a high school club-Interact. This group of dynamic young people has helped fund economic opportunities for residents in other countries with the gift of domestic farm animals and sewing machines for woman can build a better life.