Montpelier Rotary News

Provides weekend food for over 90 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. (Performed as a campaign through the pandemic.)

Has contributed, in recent 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

Began in 1997 awarding annual scholarships to graduating students from Montpelier and Union-32 high schools. Total awarded by the Club since 1997 has exceeded one million dollars. To date, these scholarships have benefited over 130 students.

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Rotary Club of Montpelier, VT

PO BOX 441

Montpelier, VT 05601

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?


  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?"

Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Timothy Heney
    February 15
  • Linda Milne
    February 26
Join Date:
  • Edward Flanagan
    February 22, 1988
    36 years
  • Joseph Choquette
    February 22, 1988
    36 years
Club Information
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Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:15 PM
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Montpelier, VT 05602
United States of America
Montpelier Candidate Forums 12:30-3
Feb 26, 2024
City Hall
Club Assembly
Mar 11, 2024
Planning for Casino Night, Membership Drive, April 8
Dr. Rowly Brucken, Diane Kinney, Co-Director
Mar 25, 2024
Circle, formerly Wash. Cty. Battered Women's Services
The Eclipse
Apr 08, 2024
Service Day. Hand out Eclipse Glasses
Elise Brunelle, Executive Director
Apr 22, 2024
Vermont Symphony Orchestra
May 06, 2024
May 20, 2024
For the love of dogs

Members of a Korean Rotary Club help at a dog shelter