Grant survey shows solid support for new model
More than 6,000 Rotary members in 154 countries reported on their experiences with the new grant model as part of an evaluation during the 2015-16 Rotary year. The results will help us improve the grant process and learn what impact the Foundation's global grants have on our areas of focus. Among the key findings: 90 percent of respondents support the grant model; 86 percent see it as an improvement over the former model. Grant activity and the average grant award continue to increase each year. Rotary members want more resources to help them apply for grants and design sustainable projects...
Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is scheduled to meet on 8 August. Zone 2Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Zone 4 Sudarshan Agarwal, Rotary Club of Delhi, Delhi, India Zone 6 Noraseth Pathmanand, Rotary Club of Bang Rak, Thailand Zone 8 John B. Boag, Rotary Club of E-Club of District 9650, New South Wales, Australia Zone 10 Jackson S.L. Hsieh, Rotary Club of Taipei Sunrise, Taiwan Zone 12 Elio Cerini, Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy Zone 14 Ekkehart Pandel,...
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of July auctions.
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14th Annual Rotary Classic Car Show!
Come join us for the Rotary Club of Chicopee Classic Car Show. Together with the Chicopee Savings Charitable Foundation we'll be holding our event at the Moose Family Center located at 244 Fuller Road in Chicopee on Sunday August 14 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. Pink Floyd cover band Crazy Diamond will be providing the entertainment and Chicopee Electronics will be providing the sound system. The club will be donating a portion of the proceeds to the Chicopee Boys and Girls Club to help them grow their music program for young adults.
Congratulations to the winners!
July 1 John Michon...$25
July 2 Gina Kos...$100
July 3 Don Roy...$100
July 4 Don Roy...$150
July 5 Paul Shea...$25
July 6 Francine Hayward...$25
July 7 Jeff Sattler...$25
July 8 Glen Golan...$25
July 9 Gloria Borys...$100
July 10 Dave Laverdiere...$100
July 11 Jay Doherty...$25
July 12 Joe Pereira...$25
July 13 Greg Spear...$25
July 14 Lucille Kolish...$25
July 15 Sam Bilotti...$25
July 16 Chris Rivers...$100
July 17 Bonnie Vallon...$100
July 18 Jeannette Bilodeau...$25
July 19 Gina Kos...$25
July 20 Barbara Dunn...$25
July 21 Chrystal Greenlead...$25
July 22 Judith Kennedy...$25
July 23 Barbara Dunn...$100
July 24 Darlene Farias...$100
July 25 Marc Dugre...$25
We had our annual Changing of the Guard Monday July 11. Fred passed the reins to Tania at the home of our gracious hosts, Richard and Gina Kos. A lot of our members brought their spouses, so we had an excellent turnout and a lot of fun. (see photo album)
Congratulations to our new board members, Sam Bilotti, Gina Kos, Chris Rivers and Jeff Sattler.