Posted by Plainsboro Rotary

On October 15, 2011, the Rotary Club of Plainsboro hosted a Dance Competition to raise money for a District Charity Project – Jaipur Limb and also for other community projects.

The event was hosted at West Windsor-Plainsboro High School - South. Many dance schools from Central Jersey participated in the event. About 400 people attended the event, club raised around $17,000. District Governor Megan Jones-Holt had graced the occasion, along with Plainsboro Mayor Peter Cantu, Deputy Major Neil J. Lewis, and Congressman Upendra Chivukula.

The program started with ceremonial lamp lighting, by the District Governor Megan Jones and Mayor Peter Cantu. It was a colorful event with kids wearing colorful costumes. Congressman Upendra Chivukula handed over price money to winners and runner-ups for the senior and junior dance groups. Talking at the event Governor Jones congratulated Plainsboro event for raising funds for the Jaipur Limb project. Governor Jones also learned couple of Indian classical dance steps. Talking at the event, the President of the club Sunil Nair thanked the participants, choreographers and the judges. Looking at the response from dance school, he said Rotary Club of Plainsboro will continue to host similar event every year.

The Rotary Club of Plainsboro has organized several fund raising events to support local and international charity projects. Some of the completed projects are - Hosting Jaipur Limb camps in India; Helping to revive rural schools in Nepal; Supplying food to Soup Kitchen in New Brunswick; and Holding medical camp every year.

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