Helping Hands: Court of Six Flags donates to community groups
By BY SONNY LONG - SLONG@VICAD.COM
Jan. 27, 2012 at 4:01 p.m.
Updated Jan. 27, 2012 at 7:28 p.m.
COURT OF SIX FLAGS
Since 1983, the Court of Six Flags has made more than $340,000 in contributions to Victoria nonprofit organizations.
The Court of Six Flags is made up of 30 women, 26 active members and four sustaining members, who annually screen applicants and select a nonprofit for funding.
The 2011 recipients are Theatre Victoria, $3,500, and Perpetual Help Home, $7,500.
"We are very honored to have been selected for this donation," Cheryl Miller, executive director of Perpetual Help Home. "Court of Six Flags has been helping organizations in our community for years and this donation came at a great time for us. This will allow us to continue to make a difference in the lives of women and children going through difficult times."
The Court of Six Flags hosts an annual fundraiser, a holiday ball usually held the first Friday after Thanksgiving, and the proceeds from that function coupled with membership dues are distributed.
The Court of Six Flags is an all volunteer organization.