• Winner: WINNER
  • Date: 1/28/2018
  • Rotary Year: 2017-2018
  • Award Category: Community Service
  • Club NameStuart
  • Member First NameMike McCutchen
  • Address: 
    108 Dallas Lyon Lane
    Stuart, VA 24171
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  • Email: mccutchen108@gmail.com
  • Brief Description: 
    Stuart Rotary Complex: Club owns 2 buildings/3 soccer fields/softball field/animal barn/amphitheater for community use
    Boy Scout Troop 65: Club sponsors/resides in Complex
    Adopt a Highway: Club picked-up road trash
    Patrick County Community Coalition (PCCC): Members support PC health/welfare/education
    Backpack meals; Blue Ridge Elementary School (BRES): Purchased, packed/delivered meals for students (FEB-MAY 2017)
    PCHS Mock Interviews: Members interviewed students
    WHEO work detail: Members cleaned/painted radio station
    Superhero Day: Members supported community fund raiser
    Hospice Tea Party: Members dressed as cartoon characters supported wish for terminally ill child
    PC Farm Bureau Ag Expo: Club partnered w/Ag groups/businesses to host event
    PCHS Scholarships: 12 scholarships
    Beach Festival: Club planned/executed 3-day music festival
    Rotary Youth Baseball Team: Sponsored/coached baseball team
    Pack the Bus: Members participated in faith-based effort to collect school supplies
    Backpack Packing: Members + 200 volunteers packed for 2,200 PC, Martinsville & Danville students (K-12)
    Day of Community Sharing: Partnered w/PC orgs to provide new shoes, backpack supplies & fun day for students; community services for parents
    4-H Camp Scholarships: Two summer camp scholarships
    BRES Weekend Meals: Meals purchased/packed/delivered monthly for students AUG 17-JAN 18
    Paddles for Polio: Members planned/executed/participated in Polio Plus fund raiser
    Peach Festival: Members assisted w/planning/execution of one day Ag/music event
    Front Porch Festival: Members assisted w/planning/execution of 4-day music festival
    PC Agricultural Fair: Planned/executed county fair: Included rides, food, agricultural/craft exhibits, business/organization exhibits, youth animal shows, demolition derby, rodeo & music
    Piedmont Community Services (PCS) walking trail: Initiated planning
    Dictionary/Atlas Project: Purchased/personalized/delivered dictionaries to all PC 3rd graders and atlases to all 4th graders; extra books donated to PC Jail education program
    Spooktacular: Worked w/COC & Young Professionals to plan/execute safe/fun Halloween event
    Pints For Polio: Club members participated in Area 15 Polio Plus fund raiser
    PCHS Reality Store: Members assisted PC Extension Office for students
    Senior Health Fair: Members participated, club donated $200
    Christmas Parades: Club entered float in Martinsville/Stuart parades
    PC Christmas Cheer Wrapping Paper Drive: Members supported
    Christmas Visit at Landmark Center: Visited assisted living facility to sing Christmas carols
    RYLA: Members participated in Blacksburg event
    Empty Bowls: Members participated in community fund raiser
    Food Bank Blanket Drive: Members donated
  • Participation of Club Members: 
    • Stuart Rotary Complex: 100%
    • Boy Scout Troop 65: 100%
    • Adopt a Highway: 33%
    • PCCC: 12%
    • Back Pack meals for BRES (FEB-MAY 2017): 65%
    • PCHS Mock Interviews: 16%
    • WHEO work detail: 33%
    • Superhero Day: 16%
    • Hospice Tea Party: 17%
    • PC Farm Bureau Ag Expo: 100%
    • PCHS Scholarships: 100%
    • Beach Festival: 82%
    • Rotary Youth Baseball Team: 100%
    • Pack the Bus: 8%
    • Backpack Packing: 16%
    • Day of Community Sharing: 51%
    • 4-H Camp Scholarships: 100%
    • Weekend meals for BRES (AUG 17-JAN 18): 96%
    • Paddles for Polio: 12%
    • Peach Festival: 14%
    • Front Porch Festival: 16%
    • PC Agricultural Fair: 100%
    • PCS walking trail: 8%
    • Dictionary/Atlas Project: 47%
    • Spooktacular: 50%
    • Pints For Polio: 10%
    • PCHS Reality Store: 16%
    • Senior Health Fair: 6%
    • Christmas Parades: 22%
    • PC Christmas Cheer Wrapping Paper Drive: 88%
    • Christmas Visit at The Landmark Center: 51%
    • RYLA: 10%
    • Empty Bowls: 20%
    • Food Bank Blanket Drive: 35%
  • Resulting Benefits: 
    Stuart Rotary Complex: Served 40,000 this year
    Boy Scout Troop 65: Education/organizational development
    Adopt a Highway: Beautification/sanitation
    PCCC: Improve health/welfare/education
    Back Pack meals for BRES: Health/education/nourishment
    PCHS Mock Interviews: Education
    WHEO work detail: Beautification
    Superhero Day: Proceeds to community charities
    Hospice Tea Party: Community service
    PC Farm Bureau Expo: Promoted Ag education
    PCHS Scholarships: 12 scholarships
    Beach Festival: Community fun; proceeds ($25K) to community
    Rotary Youth Baseball Team: Promoted Rotary
    Pack the Bus: Bus load of school materials
    Backpack Packing: Education
    Day of Community Sharing: New shoes/school supplies/fun for 315 PC K-12 students; community services (13) for parents
    4-H Camp Scholarships: Sent two students to summer camp
    BRES Weekend Meals: Health/education/nourishment
    Paddles for Polio: Polio Plus
    Peach Festival: Promoted PC agriculture/community fun
    Front Porch Festival: Community fun/proceeds to charities
    PC Agricultural Fair: Community networking, fun; proceeds ($50K) to community services; 10,000 attended
    PCS walking trail: Activity/health
    Dictionary/Atlas Project: PC elementary schools/jail education
    Spooktacular: Fun; promoted Rotary/youth safety
    Pints for Polio: Fun; Polio Plus
    PCHS Reality Store: Helped students learn reality of independent life
    Senior Health Fair: Helped elderly
    Christmas Parades: Rotary awareness
    PC Christmas Cheer Wrapping Paper Drive: Provided 200 rolls to wrap children presents
    Christmas at Landmark Center: Quality time w/residents; boosted sprits
    RYLA: Education/youth awareness
    Empty Bowls: Food bank fund raiser
    Food Bank Blanket Drive: Over 300 blankets for community residents

  • Video Link: https://youtu.be/IJNV7om3s60