Each year the Alton Community Service League allocates funds for beautification and charitable projects in the Riverbend.
A total of $4,450 was granted to the following organizations for beautification: Alton Museum of History and Art, Greater Alton Community Development Corp., Building Futures Youth Build/Americorps, Hayner Library, North Alton Godfrey Business Council, Pride, Riverbend Head Start & Family Services, Sierra Club Three Rivers Project and YWCA of Alton.
Area charitable projects were granted $6,500, including: the Alton Symphony Orchestra, Alton Youth Symphony, Boys & Girls Club of Alton, Coalition of Concerned Citizens of Alton, College Avenue Presbyterian Church, East End Association, Great Rivers Choral Society, Jacoby Arts Center, Legendary Mustang Sanctuary, The Nature Institute, Oasis Women’s Center, Regional Arts Works, Saturday Café, Senior Services Plus, SAK (Serving Area Kids), Vintage Voices and Wreaths Across America.
Organizations received a total of $11,050.
Funds are raised throughout the year through group fundraising activities and the gift wrap event offered during December.
The group meets the second Monday of the month. The next meeting will be Monday, May 9. For information, call (618) 466-0438.