Amherst, N.Y. – December 1, 2011 – Cindy Munschauer, Past President of the Rotary Club of Amherst East, presents a check for $2,000 to Diane Rowe, Chief Professional Officer of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, N.Y.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, N.Y.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo provides diversified activities that meet the interest of all youth in 5 Core Areas: Character & Leadership Development, Education & Career Development, Health & Life Skills, Sports, Fitness & Recreation, and the Arts.

Programs in these areas engage youth in activities with adults, peers, and family members that enable them to enhance self-esteem, build positive lives, attitudes and behaviors, as well as develop to their fullest potential.  Our programs provide young people with the knowledge, skills, and attributes they need to pursue their dreams and succeed in life.  For more information about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Buffalo, visit  

About Rotary Club of Amherst East

The Rotary Club of Amherst East meets weekly from 12:15 pm – 1:30 pm for lunch.  The club meets at the Windows on the Green Restaurant, Westwood Country Club, 772 North Forest Road, Williamsville, NY, 14221.  The club supports international and local Rotary projects.  In Western New York, this Rotary club and its local non-profit foundation support literacy and other education programs for children.

Rotary is a volunteer organization with 33,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas.  It initiates humanitarian projects that address today’s challenges affecting the world today, such as hunger, poverty, and illiteracy.

Rotary club members represent a cross-section of business and professional leaders around the world.  These 1.2 million men and women donate their expertise, time, and funds to support local and international projects that help people in need and promote understanding among cultures.  Rotary International is the worldwide association of Rotary clubs united under a motto of Service Above Self.

Rotary’s flagship program is its effort to protect children against polio.  It aims to eradicate the disease from the world.

For more information about the Rotary Club of Amherst East, visit