Executive Director of Kids' Country Chris Erbe (second from left) receives a check from the Rotary Club of Cordelia to send a child to Getaway Camp, shown with (l-r) Club President Thomas Kawazoe and team members Bill James and Dennis Kelly. "Due to the economy this year, a young man who wanted desperately to go to Getaway Camp was told by his parents they couldn't afford to send him this year. With this donation from the Rotary Club, the young man can now attend," said Erbe.
In April, Erbe and fellow team members rode as the Rotary Club of Cordelia's Cycle for Sight riding team on a challenging course through the Napa Valley that includes a 1,700-foot climb up Mount Veder. With sponsorships from fellow Rotarians and family members, the riders were able to raise money for both a camp scholarship as well as Enchanted Hills Camp, a camp for the blind and visually impaired.
Kids' Country is a nonprofit corporation that provides affordable child care before and after school during the school year and all day during school and summer vacations at 13 sites in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.