Pope welcomes Rotary to Jubilee audience
Thousands of Rotary members, motivated by a special invitation from Pope Francis, gathered at the Vatican in Rome on Saturday to celebrate a message of compassion, inclusiveness, and service to humanity. At midmorning, the group -- numbering some 9,000 members from 80 countries -- made its way through the congested streets of Rome, past the tight security surrounding St. Peter's Square, and settled into the area reserved for Rotary in front of St. Peter's Basilica for the Jubilee audience. Francis, a 79-year-old Argentine, urged the crowd of more than 100,000, which included members of the...
What millennials love about Rotary
From the May 2016 issue of The Rotarian If there is one absolute truth about millennials, it is this: Anyone who says there is an absolute truth about millennials risks being subjected to their collective eye roll. Millennials are individuals, and fiercely so. According to the Pew Research Center, most of them don’t even like being called “millennials,” let alone hearing generalizations about their shared attitudes and behaviors. Case in point: Christa Papavasiliou, 31, recoils at the notion that older folks see her generation as a bunch of selfie-snapping smartphone addicts. “I’m the...
The Rotarian Conversation with The Edge and Garvin Evans
Editor's note: After the May 2016 issue of The Rotarian went to press, we were saddened to learn of the death of Garvin Evans, who along with his son, U2 guitarist The Edge, appeared on the cover of that issue. Evans was a longtime member of the Rotary Club of Dublin North. We are grateful that we were able to share his remarkable story with our readers. *** The boys of U2 are home. It’s Friday, 27 November, two weeks after the terrorist attacks in Paris. Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, and Larry Mullen Jr. had been in Paris that terrible evening, rehearsing at the venue where they were...
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Champ: Betsy Daly, Runners-up: Jeff Sattler and Francine Jasinski-Hayward
Many thanks to Tania Spear who will be stepping in as Club President for the upcoming year. We congratulate her and look forward to a new year under her leadership.
Staff from the Chicopee Boys and Girls Club attended a recent meeting to receive a $5,000 donation toward the clubs new music program. On hand were Clarisa Matlasz, Associate Director, Fred Borys, Rotary Club President, Betsy Daly, Executive Director and Jason Reed the Boys and Girls Club Marketing and Development Director.
Invocation: John ArthurMay 09, 2016 12:15 PM
Invocation: Kirk BurnhamMay 16, 2016 12:15 PM
Invocation: Tom GuertinMay 23, 2016 12:15 PM
No Meeting/Memorial Day
May 30, 2016
Social 5:00-5:30 PM/Meeting begins at 5:30Jun 06, 2016 5:30 PM
Invocation: Betsy DalyJun 13, 2016 12:15 PM
Invocation: Gina GolashJun 20, 2016 12:15 PM
Changing of the Guard
Jun 27, 2016 5:00 PM