Rotary Club of Chicopee



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Meet Rotary’s new president
This excerpt from the July issue of The Rotarian magazine profiles the 2015-16 RI president. Before he gives a speech, K.R. Ravindran doesn’t like flowery, adulatory introductions. They make him uncomfortable. The 2015-16 Rotary president would rather keep a low profile and share the credit. If it were up to him, you probably wouldn’t even be reading this article. Negotiating Days of Tranquility during the Sri Lankan civil war so that health workers could administer drops of polio vaccine? Although it was on his desk that the agreement landed, he says, a lot of people worked to make that...
Apply to serve on an RI committee
If you would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee, this is your opportunity. The nine committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2016-17. Each of these committee works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. To be considered for a committee appointment, go to for an application form. The application deadline is 20 August. Learn more about the committees and the application process. Get answers to frequently asked questions....
Early cancer detection is saving lives in Sri Lanka
More than 20,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year in Sri Lanka, and many of them prove fatal. The Rotary Club of Colombo, Sri Lanka, set out 10 years ago to save some of those lives by establishing the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Centre.  In partnership with the National Cancer Control Programme and the Ministry of Health, the center in Colombo has screened more than 35,000 patients, mostly low-income, and detected more than 7,500 cases of abnormalities that required further investigation. The Rotary Club of Birmingham, Alabama, USA, donated a mammography and ultrasound...

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Welcome to our Club!


Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Hu Ke Lau Restaurant
705 Memorial Drive
Chicopee, MA  01020
United States
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The Rotary Club of Chicopee is always interested in meeting people who might desire to become new members. For further information, please contact the Club President or Membership Chair.

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Changing of the Guard

To be held on Monday July 6, 2015  5:30 PM to 7:30 PM




The Rotary Club of Chicopee awarded three $1,500 scholarships distributed as follows: Kelsey Prive of Chicopee High School, Sean Buxton from Chicopee Comprehensive High School and Adam Maciaszek of Holyoke Catholic High School. An additional scholarship titled the "Bryan J. Chelte Career Technical Education Award" awarded by Judy Chelte was presented to Elizabeth Ryan. Thanks to Scholarship Chair John Arthur and his committee for their hard work. See photo above
The Rotary Club of Chicopee presented Paul Harris Fellow Recognition to three deserving individuals who have provided extraordinary service to their communities. The event was held on Thursday April 30 at the Munich Haus in Chicopee, and honored John R. Beaulieu, Ronald R. Belair and James P. Kelly. Thanks to Kathi Donahue and her committee for all their hard work. See photos above  

Rotarians helped the Easter Bunny provide baskets to 16 Kid's Club participants at the Gray House. The egg hunt and distribution of the baskets was held at the Gray House's Sheldon Street location on Thursday April 2. Hubie Gottschlicht provided dinner for the kids, Rotarians, Gray House staff and volunteers. See photos above
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Jul 13, 2015
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Aug 24, 2015

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