Rotary Club of Annapolis Awards Grants from Crab Feast Proceeds

Each summer, the Rotary Club of Annapolis holds its Crab Feast, which is a major annual fundraiser with all proceeds donated to local charities and non-profit organizations.  The club is pleased to announce that $50,000 was raised during the event in August 2022 and twenty organizations have been selected to receive grant funding.

“A special thank you to the many patrons, family, friends, and volunteers who supported the Crab Feast in 2022,” said Robert Dews, president of Rotary Club of Annapolis. “You made it possible for us to once again provide funds to many organizations committed to providing services within our community.  We greatly appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at our 2023 Crab Feast”.

The organizations which have been awarded grant funding include: Annapolis High School Drama Boosters, Anne Arundel County CASA Inc., Anne Arundel County Literacy Council, Assistance League of the Chesapeake, Chesapeake Bay Foundation, Chesapeake Children’s Museum, Chesapeake Region Accessible Boating, Club 164 Inc., Cystic Fibrosis Foundation/Annapolis Great Strides, Girls on the Run of the Greater Chesapeake, Friends of Eastport Volunteer Fire Company, Friends of the Stanton Center Youth Programs, Helping Hands, Junior League of Annapolis, The Light House, Marshall Hope/West Annapolis Pop-Up Pantry, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Naptown Jazz Kids, Peake Social Foundation, Salvation Army, Severn Leadership Group, and Tennis Alliance of Anne Arundel County.

The next Crab Feast is scheduled to take place on Friday, August 4, 2023 at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium.

The Rotary Club of Annapolis includes 160 individuals working to benefit people locally and around the world.  The club has three groups that meet at different times for the convenience of members.

The Lunch Group meets every Thursday at noon at Annapolis Yacht Club.  The Breakfast Group meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at Eggcellence at 2625 Housley Road, and the Happy Hour Group meetings on the third Tuesday of each month at West End Grill at 2049 West Street.  To learn more about Rotary or to attend a meeting, contact Michael Walsh at attymichaelpwalsh@comcast.net or 978.852.7343.