SERVICE ABOVE SELF
 
 
Club meetings begin on Fridays at 12:15 PM    
Lunch starts at noon at the                       
Hilton Garden Inn                                                                                  
5 Wheeler Road                                                            
Burlington, MA, 01803
                                         
 
Club Information

Welcome to our Website!

We meet Fridays at 12:15 PM
Hilton Garden Inn
5 Wheeler Road
Burlington, MA  01803
United States
 

WELCOME TO OUR CLUB'S WEBSITE                                 

Below you will find photos and descriptions of recent club events.                  

To see what we've done in previous years, CLICK HERE.

Check the CALENDAR for future events.                                                     


"I AM BURLINGTON ROTARY" VIDEOMULCHING

 To view the video "I am Burlington Rotary" taken on April 4, 2013 at our club's annual Spring cleanup of the shrub     
 beds at Burlington's elderly housing facilities, click on the link below . Use your browser's "back button" to return .
 
OUR NEWEST MEMBER
February 16, 2018
At today's meeting we inducted Bill Petryszyn who moved to our area recently and had been a Rotarian prior to        
     coming here.  Pictured above (l-r) are Club President John Tuccinardi, Bill Petryszyn and Roger Bell, Membership         
Chairman.  At the end of the formal induction ceremony our new member gave us an interesting biography of his     
life and career. He is presently employed by the YMCA in Woburn, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Lori Becker)                 
HOSTED MEETING
February 9, 2018
Today's meeting was conducted by Past President Beverlee Vidoli. She is shown here exchanging flags with Mark
Spencer, a visiting Rotarian from the Andover, Massachusetts Rotary Club.                                                                         
This meeting's speaker was Bernie Moreno, owner of the Mercedes Benz dealership in Burlington and numerous     
other auto dealerships elsewhere in the United States. He gave us an inspiring rundown on how he created his deal-
ships and several other types of businesses over his career years.   (Photos by don bernstein photos)                          
SOCKS FOR VETERANS
February 1, 2018
   
The Burlington Rotary Interact club at Burlington High school held its annual white sock drive for United States military veterans. Through their efforts over the previous several months over 1500 pairs of white athletic socks were con-    
tributed by Burlington Residents and Rotarians this year. The Flatbread pizza restaurant in Bedford where we were     
donated a significant percentage of all money spent on pizzas this evening to the Interact Club and the Club gave the  
check for $300 shown above. The persons in the photo above are (l-r) Rita Orchanian, Interact Club President, Todd     Bettinson, a member of our Club who is advisor to Interact, Dom Marcellino, a veteran who is President of the Disa-   
bled and Limbless Veterans organization and Andy Giadano from the Disabled Veterans Organization servicing vets   
in our area.                                                                                                                                                                                                    
(Photo by don bernstien photos)          
                   
NEW MEMBER INDUCTION
January 12, 2018
   The highlight of today's meeting was the induction of our newest  member Lori Becker. Lori grew up in Andover, MA
    and holds a Master’s degree from Boston University’s Entrepreneurial Management Institute along with several       
    CrossFit certifications and has prior experience owning, managing and coaching in the CrossFit community. 
    In addition to CFE, a fitness center in Burlington, Lori started, and is CEO, of a successful educational publishing         
    services company which celebrated its 12th year in business in 2014. Pictured above (l-r) are Lori's sponsor Orla 
    Baker, Club President John Tuccinardi, New Member Manager Roger Bell, New Member Lori Becker, and Shannon   
    Weisse, one of Lori's staff at the Burlington CFE Fitness Center.

  (Photo by don bernstein photos)        

KEN GORDON VISITS US
January 5th 2018
Today's meeting featured Massachusetts State Representative Ken Gordon (r) shown here with our Club President
John Tuccinardi.  Representative Gordon spoke to us about what has happened in Burlington in the last few years  
and what Massachusetts government hopes to accomplish in our area during the next several years.                        
(Photo by don bernstein photos)
HOLIDAY CHORUS
December 22, 2017
At this meeting we were treated to a bevy of holiday songs by the Burlington High School chorus and were invited
to join them in a few well known seasonal songs. This has become an annual event for our club.                                
(Photo by don bernstein photos)
WE MEET BURLINGTON PAARI
December 8, 2017
At today's meeting we were visited by several members of the Burlington PAARI (Police Assisted Addiction And Recovery Initiative) who described the activities of their organization. Their group focuses on assisting persons who are addicted to opiates other drugs and alcohol by introducing them to several ways they can rid themselves of their addictions and assist them in doing that whenever possible. Shown above are members of PAARI including two members of the Burlington Police Department and our club  president John Tuccinardi, second from left.
OUR CLUB'S NEWEST MEMBER
August 25, 2017
At this meeting Orla Baker became the newest member of our club. She is shown here holding the Rotary banner she
received as part of our traditional member induction ceremony. Shown with her (l-r) are Membership Chairman Roger
Bell, Club President John Tuccinardi and her new member sponsor Gary Feldman.                                                                   
FOR EARLIER PHOTOS AND STORIES
Visit the annual Photo Albums
going as far back as 2003.
 
Links to them are on the upper
left side of this page.