Brian Lapis, guest auctioneer for the 9th annual Rotary club fundraiser

A familiar 22News face on Amherst public television all day

AMHERST, Mass. (WWLP) – A familiar 22News face on Amherst public television all day. 22News storm team meteorologist Brian Lapis was guest auctioneer for the 9th annual Rotary club fundraiser broadcast from the public television studio.

lapis-rotary-club-auctioneer-2Brian reflected on the responsibility for TV personalities like himself to give back.

Brian Lapis, 22News Storm Team, Meteorologist said,  “My obligation is to help out with these sorts of events, so the Amherst rotary, the money they make at this auction goes right back into the town of Amherst and surrounding towns.”

Some of the money raised during the 2 day televised auction benefits Amherst community television. The Rotary club also financially assists the food bank of western Massachusetts along with big brothers and big sisters.