Free car wash raises $3,000

OLD FORGE — The Kiwanis Club of the Central Adirondacks, the Key Club and Jr. Key Club of the Town of Webb School washed over 135 cars at their 12th annual free car wash on May 26 at the Calypso’s Cove parking lot. The effort raised over $3,000.

The event is the primary administrative fund raiser for the Kiwanis Club’s child-oriented community programs such as Key Club and Jr. Key Club at Town of Webb School; Senior Student of the Month/Year Scholarship; Christmas for Kids; Bob Thayer Memorial Christmas Holiday Movie & Refreshments for Kids; Winter Carnival — Winter Sports Challenge benefiting Kommunity Youth & Activity Center.

In addition, programs such as Kiwanis ONE Day Benches on Main St.; Kamp Kiwanis Scholarships; Books for Kids; Hugh O’Brien Youth Conference Scholarships; Mentoring Program, and Outdoor Youth Experience Kayaking and Mountain Climbing are funded.

The 13th annual event is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, 2013.