By LOUIE DIAZ
In lieu of its annual Shrimp Fest fundraiser, the Rotary Membership of San Benito donated lots of of kilos of shrimp to households in want on Saturday, March 27.
Shrimp Fest is an annual occasion sponsored by the Rotary Golf equipment of San Benito and Harlingen. In keeping with Dr. Olivia Rivas, president of the Rotary Membership of San Benito, the occasion often takes place in Harlingen. Tickets are offered for the occasion and three to 4 streets are blocked for the festivities. Nonetheless, because of the pandemic, the fundraiser was canceled, so the golf equipment determined to provide the shrimp away this 12 months.
“We contacted United Method who, in flip, contacted the father or mother involvement places of work of the Harlingen and San Benito faculty districts,” stated Rivas.
Courtesy tickets had been issued to households recognized by the San Benito Faculty District Household and Group Engagement Division, led by Luis Gonzales. On the occasion, households offered their tickets and picked up luggage of cooked shrimp and cocktail sauce. In keeping with Rivas, the shrimp was cooked on the Loaves and Fishes facility in Harlingen.
Shrimp Fest is the signature fundraiser for Rotary golf equipment. Collectively, the golf equipment kind the Shrimp Fest Board of Administrators. The funds raised are utilized by the three golf equipment to arrange group tasks.
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