The Franklin Rotary Club is honoring longtime club member John Padula at sold-out special evening at Incontro Restaurant on Thursday, October 18 at 6:00 PM. John Padula has been an active member of the Franklin Rotary Club for 50+ years. He has successuly run the club's fundraising activities (mainly the Home and Trade Show that filled the then new Franklin High School Fieldhouse), and has run the club's longest running service project, the Franklin Seniors Pasta Supper, now in its 27th year. 

John, shown in Jimmy Durante garb singing songs at the Pasta Supper, will receive honors from the Rotary Club, the Town of Franklin, and the State of Massachusetts in appreciation of his public spirit and contributions to the Franklin community.