Thousands of dollars from a Tri-State group will go to the University of Evansville with innovation in mind.

The Rotary Club of Evansville is presenting a $20,000 check to the Changemaker Challenge at UE.

The money was raised the Rotary Santa Run.

The check will be presented around noon at Tropicana.

The Changemaker Challenge will use the money for its annual competition which motivates high school students to identify and solve problems in the community.

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(This story was originally published on Feb. 6, 2018)