South Kitsap Rotary donates $6,500 to SKHS marching band

Representatives of the South Kitsap High School marching band accept a $6,500 donation from the Rotary Club of South Kitsap at the organization’s Aug. 29 meeting. Photo: Rotary Club of South Kitsap photo

PORT ORCHARD — The Rotary Club of South Kitsap has donated $6,500 to the South Kitsap High School marching band program.

The donation was presented by present and past club presidents Mark Trenary and J. Chris Bock, and fundraising committee chairman David Jones, to band representatives at the club’s regular Tuesday luncheon meeting Aug. 29 at Puerto Vallarta restaurant in Port Orchard.

The funds raised represent proceeds from the club’s annual March Bay Street Bash event.

The Rotary Club of South Kitsap also announced the date for the fifth-annual wine tasting fundraiser for the Kurt Wagner Memorial Education Fund, which is scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 9. Tickets can be ordered by visiting the South Kitsap Rotary home page at www.skrotary.org.