ROTARY CLUB OF FALMOUTH

 

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Falmouth Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 6:15 PM
Atria Woodbriar
339 Gifford St
Meetings change to breakfast for July & August
Falmouth, MA  02540
United States
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The Falmouth Rotary Club is inviting all those in the community interested in what Rotary does to a New Member Reception.  There will be one on October 27, 2014 at Atria Woodbriar and another one on November 6, 2014 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel. Both events will start at 6pm.

We are inviting all those interested as potential members to meet and talk to existing members, learn about various rotary programs, how to become a member and membership responsibilities, and learn about all the amazing endeavors we can accomplish together. These receptions are free of charge and include light refreshments. All interested individuals are encourage to attend.

We  are requesting that all  interested prospective members RSVP to Membership Chair Allan Wilson at

allanwil1999@aol.com or call Tel: 860 - 944 - 8293.

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On October 21,2014 the Falmouth Rotary Club and the Falmouth Elementary Schools will welcome the Consul General of Guatemala to Falmouth. Consul General Patricia Loavagnino and Vice Consul Jorge Archila will pay visits to all four of our elementary schools to address the 4th grade classes who have been working this year on a project  titled "Hands Across Borders".

The students are engaged in a school to school project with"sister" schools in Guatemala.  They are exploring the culture, language , and art of the country. Writing skills are being put to use in correspondence between students.

The project was conceived by members of the Falmouth Rotary Club And is part of its International and Educational Focus 

The Consul General will also be attending a reception at the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce attended by our Town Manager and Selectmen from 11:30 - 1:00pm .

The day will be completed by her attendance at the Rotary Club's dinner that evening where she will be the quest of honor and the evening's  speaker.    

Stay tuned for more on this amazing project! Check out the International Committee page for updates 

 

 
 

Salute to our heroes! We joined the community in cheering on the Wounded Warrior Project bike ride on the Falmouth leg of their journey today! Thank you to all the brave men and women who give so much!

 

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RI President-elect Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang was inspired by the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius who said: "It is better to light a single candle, than to sit and curse the darkness."

"There are so many problems in the world, so many people who need help. Many people say, 'There's nothing I can do.' So they sit there doing nothing. Meanwhile everything stays dark," Huang told the 537 district governors and their spouses and partners who are attending the 2014 International Assembly in San Diego, California.

"The Rotary way is the Confucius way. The Rotary way is to light a candle. I light one, you light one, 1.2 million Rotarians light one. Together, we light up the world," said Huang, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Taipei in Taiwan.

After announcing his theme at the opening session of the five-day training meeting, Huang urged club members toLight Up Rotary in the coming year by hosting a Rotary Day in their community and including local Rotaract and Interact members in their service projects.

"How you Light Up Rotary is up to you," Huang said. "You know where you are strong, you know what your community needs, and you know how you can help."

https://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/huang-encourages-club-members-%E2%80%98light-rotary%E2%80%99

 

 

 
 

Thanks to all the Rotarians, Masons, Friends and Neighbors for coming out and supporting us in our efforts to raise money to benefit our local scholarships we give out each year!  We got the pancake seal of approval from the kids! Check out more pictures from the event in our photo album!Image

 

 
 
 

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Director - 2 yr
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Director - 3yr
Director - 1yr
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The RI Credit Card is one more way that Rotarians can provide benefits for The Rotary Foundation.
 
 
The student book sale at the Mullen Hall School raised $2,175.50 to buy two Shelter Boxes.
 
 

The 2014 College Scholarship Application is now available under the download section of our website!  Applications are due by June 1, 2014.

 
 
 

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