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Directors Meetings

Meets the every third Tuesday of the month. Meeting starts at 5:15 PM in the conference room above TDBanknorth, North Main Street, Wallingford.

All Directors are expected to attend, and any club member is welcome to attend as well. Board meeting minutes will be available to the club members once they are approved by the board.

 
 

Speakers

Dec 24, 2014
No meeting for Christmas and New years Day
Next meeting is Jan. 7th 2015
 

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Wallingford Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
iL Monticello's
466 South Broad Street (Route 5)
Meriden, CT  06450
United States
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October 12th 2014 our rotary hosted Veterans day lunch for a group of Vets.

Dan Sullivan's Uncle told us some his war / family stories. He had 13 brothers and sisters, ten of them served during World War II and Korea!!!

Here is a picture of Dan and his Uncle at our luncheon!!!

Click on the news banner for a photo.

  

 
 

See our Photo Album for photos of the Wine Tasting 2014


Come join us !!!!

Wallingford Rotary and the Liberty Bank Foundation Thanksgiving Drive

 

 

The Wallingford Rotary Club is hosting its annual Autumn Wine Night.  This event is being held at Gouveia Vineyards, 1139 Whirlwind Hill Road in Wallingford on Wednesday, November 5th from 6-8 p.m.  Tickets are $25 per person and include a glass of wine and hot and cold hors d’oeuvres.  Enjoy a Silent Auction, Raffle and a great time!

Last year, the Wallingford Rotary/Liberty Bank Foundation Thanksgiving Drive raised $14,200 which was distributed to ten agencies in Wallingford for Thanksgiving food.  The Liberty Bank Foundation has committed 20 cents for every dollar raised up to a maximum of $40,000 which will be divided among all the Rotary Clubs in their footprint participating in this project. 

Please help us by ensuring that ALL our neighbors enjoy a bountiful Thanksgiving feast. 


 

 
 

Come Shred with me!!!!

  This is our first Shred project and we hope you will support us on November 8th, 2014 from 9:00 - 12:00 Noon.

Wallingford Buick on Route 5. We will setup in their back lot with Pro Shred to handle any volume of paper to be shred on the spot.

Please see the flyer located in the "DOWNLOAD" section of the web page.

Thanks in Advance for your support!!!! 

 
 

Donate your Car, Boat,Truck,RV,Jet Ski,or Snowmobile to the Wallingford Foundation and receive a TAX DEDUCTION!!!!

For information about donating your vehicle to the Wallingford Foundation please go to "Club Links" which is located on the right side of the home page and click on the link.

 
 

The sign up sheet for taste of Wallingfod can be found in the download section of this web site.

Contact Rich so he can put your name and the times you can work on his master list.

 
 

Please come down to the Rotary's 2nd Craft Brewer's Festival on October 11th 2014 from 1 to 5 pm.

Cost $ 30.00

Please see our poster in the download section of this web site to the right for all the details.

Looking forward to seeing you on October 11th!!!!


 
 

Ellen Mades will Host this year's Old Timers Day !!!!

 
 

  This past Wednesday, August 6th 2014 the Wallingford Rotary / Foundation hosted our annual grant lunchoen to hand out checks to 20 Organizations that were approved by our Foundation's Board of Trustees. A total of $ 28,289.54 in check was handed out.

Please see the list of Organizations that were awarded grants this year, in our "DOWNLOAD" section.

         Click on the Header to see Photo!!!          

 
 

June 25th Wallingford Rotary

A new slate of Officers were sworn in at a dinner at Ashlar Village.

John Mezzanotte took over the raines from Mark Davis. He announced that as of his installation date the word "President" would no longer be used.

He has assumed the role of Supreme Dictator!!!!!!

So members be ready for a tough year!!!!!!

Please see our Photo Album for Pictures of our Supreme Dictator and his staff....

 
 

May 28th 2014, the Wallingford Rotary Inducted two new members to our club.

Rick Bassett, District Governor took part in our first induction of the new year. 

Mark Davis and Ed Zavaski did the honors alone with Rick.

Please welcome Sally Darrow and Joe McCullum to our Rotary Family.


See photos in our Photo Album section of this Web Page.

 
 

The annual 4 way speaking contest was help on May 21st, 2014.

Please see our Photo Album for our contest winner and related pictures.

 
 

Wallingford  Rotary - Planetarium Renovation Project

On Wednesday, April 16th Our Wallingford Rotary gave our financial support to "The Planetarium Renovation Project" in the form of a check for $20,000.00.

We are honored to be one of the supports of this project that will give our students, families, and near by towns a wonderful environment to learn about our night sky.

Thanks, to our Foundation for supporting this excellent project for the town of Wallingford. 

Click to see the attached Photo!!!!!!

 
 

 

May 19th 2014

The Farms C.C. 


Wallingford Rotary Golf Tournament, Monday May 19, 2014  at The Farms Country Club. This year the tournament was renamed The Rotary Fred Ulbrich Golf Tournament in memory of Fred.  There were approximately 120 golfers, including Rich Coppola from FOX news sports.  In total, 150 joined in for the dinner and auction.  

See our Photo Album for pictures of the event..

 

 
 

Our Annual Wine Tasting was held on Wednesday, November 6th 2013. We had the largest group ever. 

Please check out a few pictures in our Photo Album, located to the right of this article.

 
 
The Wallingford Rotary is selling Ad space on our web site.
 
 

 To review or print a copy of the Wallingford Rotary "New Member Brochure", please go to the "DOWNLOADS" section

of our home page and double click on New Member Brochure. 

 
 
 
 
 

Home Page Stories

 

Ed Z, and his Accordion make music at Regency House.

 
 
 

June 4th, 2014

Wallingford held its 27th Annual High School Citizen of the Year Award lunchoen.

 
 
 

Wednesday March 26th 2014

Time to honor those that have helped our Rotary help others.

Bev Damen took control of this event, and as always she pulled off the perfect event.

It was our day to honor some of the great friends of Wallingford Rotary, and the community of Wallingford.

Please take a minute to look at our Photo Album located to the right of the storie.


Thanks to Bev and our Outstanding Supporters!!!!!

 
 
 

March 5th 2014 was Purple Pinky Day.

Liz Sargeant, our chair for Purple Pinky Day did another great job of getting it organized and off the ground.

We are waiting for her report on the income from the day. Just a reminder that Bill Gates will match every dollar with $2.00, so I hope we broke all records this year!

Plctured here are two past president getting ready to paint some pinkies!!!!!!Image

 

 
 

Kaitlyn Marunda, of Lyman Hall High School, took top honors at the Wallingford Rotary Club’s annual Four-Way Test Speech Contest, held at iL Monticello on Wednesday afternoon, February 19th. 


See attached story for more details.

 
 
 

A few photos of Holy Joe's stock pile of coffee that is heading for our Troops around the World!!!!!

 

See photos in our Photo Album to the right of this story!!!

 

 
 

WALLINGFORD ROTARY REVERES AND RELISHES THE PAST

Checkout our photo Album to the right of this story!!!!

 
 
 

On May 16th 2013 the Wallingford Rotary and Holiday Cinemas received the Partnership of the year Award from the United Way of Meriden and Wallingford.

Special, Thanks to Pat Coppola for her effort in putting this activity together!!!

 
 
 
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A Short History of The Rotary Club of Wallingford, Connecticut

(originally compiled by Neal MacKenzie, 1996)

 
 
 

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   Louis Passariello
​   Wallingford Rotary Club of Connecticut
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