UTICA, N.Y. (WUTR/WFXV/WPNY) – The Rotary Club of Utica has announced that it has raised $12,000 in support of the CABVI Camp Abilities program at the ‘Service Above Self’ Gala held at the Stanley Theater.

Camp Abilities is a program of the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired that provides camping experiences for young people in the area with visual challenges. During the evening, awards were issued to Rotary Club members for their exemplary community service: Jerry Kraus, The Quiet Giver Award, and Darby O’Brien, The Paul Harris Fellow. Sister Elizabeth Greim received the Community Service Above Self Award.

For more information on The Rotatory Club, you can visit their website here. Also, please visit CABVI’s website for more information on what they are doing in the local community.