William Richards
Sep 26, 2017
Inspirational Tribute
Lenora Toscano
Oct 04, 2017
The Open Word - Empowering Women
Kip Johannesen
Oct 11, 2017
Justin Quaranta
Nov 15, 2017
"Simple Hope" Preventing Drunk Driving
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Welcome to the Babylon Rotary Club!


Service Above Self

We meet on the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd WED, 12:30 lunch 4th TUES 5:30 Happy Hour
Lily Flanagan's Pub
345 Deer Park Ave.
Babylon, NY  11702
United States
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District Governor Wendy Walsh-DeMaria gave a comprehensive outline of the 2017/2018 activities and goals for Rotary Internationa (RI)l and Rotary District 7255 at our regular meeting on Wednesday, September 13th.
Our major 2017 fundraiser, the 12th Annual Babylon Village Classic 10K Dirty Sock Run, held on Sunday, August 13th, saw a near-record turnout. About 700 runners traversed the beautiful woodland course from Park Ave. in Babylon Village, around Belmont Lake in North Babylon and back under excellent conditions. Scores of Rotary and community volunteers set up the venue, ran the race and post-race activities, while many spectators came to enjoy the festivities. All participants were treated to a gala party at Lily Flanagan's Pub in Babylon Village after the race. Many thanks to Project Chair Chris Korte and his many helpers who  made this important event a great success.
Separate slide shows of the race event and of all the runners are posted in the right hand column on this page.
Expressing thanks for their dedication and help with a number of our annual events, President-Elect Nancy Iglesias-Gillen recently hosted several RYLA students on a trip to Fire Island. They enjoyed a “Lonsterpallooza Day” dinner at Maquire’s restaurant in Ocean Beach, and had a great time exploring and strolling the beach - check out the slide show on this page.
Our newest member, Zachary Giglio was inducted into the Babylon Rotary Club at our regular meeting on Wednesday, August 2nd. Zachary is Chief of Staff for Suffolk County Legislator Kevin McCaffrey. Babylon Rotary President Frank Seibert performed the swearing-in ceremony, and Zach's wife Emma joined Zach for the photo. Congratulations and Welcome Zach!
Several Babylon Rotarians  joined the kids, counselors and staff at Camp Pa Qua Tuck in Center Moriches on Wednesday, July 26th. We prepared a sumptuous BBQ lunch for everyone, and all seemed to enjoy the treat.  Both the weather and the experience made this a beautiful day for all of us.
A visit to the camp is always a special experience. The location, facilities and activities provided for these special-needs kids, and the care and dedication demonstrated by the camp staff make this a truly extraordinary place. Photos of the day can be seen in the Club Event Slide Shows section in the right-hand column of this page.
Patrick Barry showed a short video, and gave an update on the status and activities of Camp Pa Qua Tuck at our regular meeting on Wednesday, July 19th.
What do you get when you combine a sumptuous steak cookout on a luxurious waterfront estate with a courtly new officer induction, an inspiring recognition awards ceremony, and a celebration of the 70th anniversary of the Babylon Rotary Club? A very special event - a memorable evening of delights and warm fellowship that over 100 Rotarians and friends experienced last Wednesday, July 12th.
The weather held, the course and venue were first-rate, and about 120 golfers had a great time at the 2017 Charity Golf Outing at the Rock Hill Golf and Country Club in Manorville. This was our 18th annual charity golf outing, and the July 11th event was again hosted jointly by the Rotary clubs of Babylon, Bay Shore, Islip and Syosset-Woodbury. Check out the scores of great pix in the slideshow in the right-hand column on this page.
Dr. Lorraine Pincus gave a presentation "What's Going On In Our Schools And In Our Communities These Days?" at our regular meeting on Wednesday, June 28th.
Suffolk County Police Commissioner Timothy Sini gave  an overview of the most critical law enforcement issues in the County at our regular meeting on Wednesday, May 31st.
Our newest member, Julia Santo was inducted into the Babylon Rotary Club at our regular meeting on Wednesday,May 31st. Julia is on the Activities Staff at the Babylon Beach House in Babylon Village. Past President Gustave Fishel III performed the swearing-in ceremony. Congratulations and Welcome Julia!
Babylon Rotary awarded college scholarships to four worthy seniors from local high schools at our 58th Annual Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, May 17th
Sail Van Nostrand gave a talk on the current status of residential and commercial solar power technology, economics, and legislation at our regular meting on Wednesday, May 3rd.
Our Annual Arbor Day celebration was held the morning of Wednesday, April 26th at the Babylon Elementary School on Ralph Ave. in Babylon Village. Cool, damp weather kept the proceedings indoors, but the sunny dispositions of the entire assembly more than compensated for the non-pastoral setting.
Virginia Belling, Foundation Chair of the Amityville Rotary Club, spoke of how her club encourages and administers annual donations to The Rotary Foundation at our regular meeting on Wednesday, April 5th.
Our second Babylon Ends Hunger event was held Saturday, April 1st. Partnering with the Babylon Lions Club and over 300 community volunteers, about 58,000 nutritious meals were packaged for distribution to local soup kitchens – an outstanding effort. Many thanks to all who helped make this humanitarian project another great success.
At our regular meeting on Wednesday, March 29th, Anthony Buonaspina and Albert Rizzi described "My Blind Spot," a nonprofit organization committed to the advancement of equal access and the promotion of understanding, respect and opportunity for the blind, visually impaired, and others with disabilities.
At our regular meeting on Wednesday, March 8th, Howard Berg, billed as the world’s fastest reader, spoke of the super-fast learning methods he has developed to teach people how to rapidly learn and comprehend material on almost any topic.
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Foundation Chair
Babylon Rotary Club
P.O, Box 672
Babylon, New York 11702