Rotary Club of Anthem Sponsors Six Scholarship Winners

Thursday 6.13.2013 @ 10:10am | ImagesAZ | Community


The Rotary Club of Anthem is sponsoring six applicants through the Rotary Vocational Fund of Arizona (TRVFA) Scholarships for these six applicants total $8,300 and will have a direct impact on their lives, as well as the economy of the State of Arizona where their new skills will be utilized.


TRVFA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that provides qualified applicants with financial assistance to further their vocational studies to enter, re-enter or advance in the workforce.


The mission of TRVFA is to partner with Rotary Clubs to provide assistance to the working poor in obtaining education, training and skill development so that they may, in turn, attain career-oriented employment and financial stability and contribute to their communities. TRVFA was founded in 1990 as a project of the Rotary Clubs of Arizona and Needles, California.


The Rotary Club of Anthem will sponsor the following six applicants in the associated training specialty:

Janet Holiday - Opthalmic Assistant

Omar Ramirez - Solar Panel Installation

Carl Davis - Machinist

Michael Freeman - Machinist

Eliel Ortega - Machinist

Carl Little - Machinist


“We are thankful to provide this opportunity through a partnership between the Rotary Club of Anthem and the Rotary Vocational Fund of Arizona. The skills these recipients learn will complement the hiring needs of our Arizona economy,” said Dave Newham, Rotary Club of Anthem president.