Montpelier Rotary News

Current: 

Provides weekend food for over 45 elementary school students with our Backpack food project.

Manages with community help the annual Karen Kitzmiller Memorial Coat Drive which typically distributes over 800 coats, other winter clothing, and blankets.

Has contributed over the past five years a total of more than $50,000 in small donations to such local community organizations as Good Beginnings, Lost Nation Theater, Kellogg-Hubbard Library, Just Basics Food Pantry and Good Samaritan Haven

 

Long-Term:

Began in 1997 awarding annual scholarships to graduating students from Montpelier and Union-32 high schools. The 2019-2020 awards totaled $53,000. With the 2020-2021 awards this spring, the total awarded by the Club since 1997 will exceed one million dollars. To date, these scholarships have benefited 133 students.

 

 
 
For further information about Rotary, please click on any of the officers listed on the web
 

Rotary Club of Montpelier, VT

PO BOX 441

Montpelier, VT 05601

MontpelierRotary@Gmail.com

The Four-Way Test

From the earliest days of the organization, Rotarians were concerned with promoting high ethical standards in their professional lives. One of the world's most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is The Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor (who later served as RI president) when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy.

This 24-word test for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The Four-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. It asks the following four questions:

"Of the things we think, say or do:

  1. Is it the TRUTH?

  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?

  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?

  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?"

 
 
 
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Peter Ricker
    October 1
  • Brian Aitchison
    October 20
  • Rolland Lafayette
    October 21
  • Bill Miles
    October 25
  • Joseph Choquette
    October 30
Join Date:
  • Peter Ricker
    October 2, 2000
    21 years
  • Frederick Bashara
    October 10, 1966
    55 years
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Montpelier

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Capitol Plaza Hotel
100 State Street
Montpelier, VT  05602
United States
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Speakers
Brian Kravitz, CVABE
Nov 08, 2021
Adult Basic Education (Joe Choquette)
Dinah Yessne, Central Vermont Refugee Network
Nov 22, 2021
Fall Campaign (Joe Choquette)
TBA
Dec 06, 2021
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Dec 20, 2021
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