Rotary Club of Hicksville South (RCHS) celebrates official nonprofit status

The Rotary Club of Hicksville South (RCHS) members celebrated their official 501©(3) status on March 26 and the IRS made it applicable since Nov. 2019. The club members cut a cake at Royale Restaurant in Holiday Inn Garden City, to celebrate its charitable status where all donations received by RCHS for their charitable endeavors would be Federal Tax Exempt. President Nilima Madan, Rotary District 7255 Governor Jacquelyn Yonick, Club Founder President and PDG Kamlesh Mehta along with many Past Presidents and club members were present. 

RCHS also recently held its Annual Undergarments Give Away Project, at the outdoor premises of Mid-Island Y JCC, in Plainview, Long Island, NY. President Nilima Madan and club members were joined by NYS Senator Kevin Thomas, the Superintendent of the Town of Oyster Bay, Joseph Saladino and Sohail Ranat who represented the NYS Senator, Anna Kaplan. Others present for this charity giveaway event were the Rotary District 7255 Governor Jacquelyn Yonick, RCHS Founder President and PDG, Kamlesh Mehta, Past President and AG, Quddus Mohammed, Past Presidents, Dave Vyas Sharma, Roopam Bhambri Maini, Dr. Urmilesh Arya, Service Project Director Jasbir Singh, Sergeant at Arms Rekha Gupta, VP Anu Gulati and Rizwan Qureshi with other Club members. 

President Nilima Madan appreciated the presence of the officials who made time always to support RCHS events and their club’s community charity efforts. She thanked major donors, VP Rizwan Qureshi of HAB Bank, Dr. Raj Modi and Dr. Jay Sarkar who made the event possible besides others. She mentioned past giveaway projects to the needy in the community done by RCHS year after year and spoke about the continued effort for the current project by Chairs  Anu Gulati and Dr Meera Rao. 

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