Speaking this week:
Charisse Murphy
Dec 20, 2018
LUK, Inc - Youth Mentoring
 
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Keynote Speaker Catherine Pisacane spoke to the Club about the services Project Smile provides to children who have been exposed to traumatic events.
 
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Keynote Speaker Alex Mooradian, Esq. spoke to the Club about the services ONE WORCESTER can provide to nonprofits in our area. 
 
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On November 6, 2018, members of the Rotary Club of Worcester converged on the Boys & Girls Club of Worcester to serve at the Kids Cafe.  We prepared, cooked, and distributed a meal to 375 Club kids!!!  All who attended agreed that it was a wonderful experience that made a lasting impression.
 
Our Club will be serving at this event once again on Tuesday, December 4th from 4:00-6:00pm.  Please see Rosie Fayard to sign up as a volunteer!
 
This past meeting, we were treated to keynote speaker Heidi Paluk, Executive Director, Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School, as she described the mission, programs, and accomplishments of the school and its students.
 
Worcester Rotary Past President Barbara Guthrie spoke of the Club's contribution to the Canterbury St. School's new playground at the Dedication Ceremony on October 23, 2018.  Funds that we've raised through our many programs contributed to this project and event.
 
Additionally, we were named within a feature article in the T&G.
 
Here's a great representation of the before and after of the playground (more pictures can be found by clicking "Read More" below):
 
The Rotary Club of Worcester sponsored Remaking Worcester: Lunch & Learn which was held on the campus of The College of Holy Cross.  This event highlighted some of Worcester's recent successes, its on-going renaissance, and what the future holds for our great city!  We purchased 3 tables for the event and had a wonderful showing from our membership.  So much so, that members of our Club were featured in 5 out of the 21 pictures on the Telegram's website.
 
Check it out: 
https://www.telegram.com/photogallery/WT/20181003/NEWS/100309996/PH/1?start=2
 
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On Sept. 27, 2018. the Rotary Club of Worcester presented scholarships to students who attend Becker College, Quinsigamond Community College, and Worcester State University.
 
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Worcester Rotary, helping feed the kids, and having a great time at Kids Cafe with Steve Tankanow
(Bob Johnson, Rosie Fayard, Mark O'Flaherty, Matteo Gentile, & Tank)
 
March 26, 2018
 
 
 
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
 
 
 
The Rotary Clubs of Shrewsbury and Worcester announce the organizations’ second annual book launch event to be held on Wednesday, March 28, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. at the Shrewsbury High School.  The event celebrates the published creative writing works of students from Abby Kelley Foster Charter Public School and Doherty High School in Worcester, Grafton High School and Shrewsbury High School.  “From My Heart 2018” gives students the opportunity to be creative beyond their normal classroom work, to be published which may provide an advantage for college applicants, to meet and socialize with other students who have participated and to build their self- esteem.
 
To celebrate, students, their families, teachers, local dignitaries and Rotarians will gather for dinner and a program on the 28th.  The books will be distributed and several students will be asked to read their works to the program attendees.  Local author, Henry Grampietro, will be the keynote speaker at the book launch party.  The program will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m.  Books may be purchased by the general public for a donation of $10.00.
 
Sponsors of the project and the event include:  Because of Love; Bisceglia, Steinman & Fudeman, LLP; Central One Federal Credit Union; Cornerstone Bank; Worcester Railers Hockey Team; and Worcester Rotarians:  Elaine Doherty, Gary MacConnell and Satya & Sheema Mitra; along with the Shrewsbury and Worcester Rotary Clubs.
 
This book project is an annual event of the Shrewsbury and Worcester Rotary Clubs and will continue to be expanded to include other schools in the coming years.
 
For Further Information, please contact:
Barbara Guthrie
978-464-2929
bguthrie1@verizon.net
                   
                July 21, 2017
 
                                               
                                                                                               
 
For Immediate Release
 
ROTARY CLUB OF WORCESTER RECENTLY ELECTS OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS
 
 
The Rotary Club of Worcester has elected officers and directors for the 2017-2018 Rotary year.
 
Elected by the membership were President Christopher Gates, First Sargent Retired from the MA Army National Guard of Worcester;   President Elect, Matteo Gentile of Auburn;  Vice President, Ron Fraser of Worcester;  Treasurer, Robert Mangan of Sturbridge;  Secretary, Krista Piazza of Fitchburg and Immediate Past President, Barbara Guthrie of Princeton.
 
Directors elected included Dr. Kenneth Harling, Dr. Satya Mitra and Clarence Plant, all of Worcester;  Dr. Don Deprez , of Paxton; and David Frazier of Franklin.
 
Founded in 1912, the Rotary Club of Worcester is the 6th oldest Rotary Club in the world.  The Club celebrates its 105th anniversary this year.  Its membership includes approximately 80 men and women from  public and private sectors of the community.  The Club meets every Thursday noon at the Grill on the Hill located at the Green Hill Golf Course in Green Hill Park.  The public is welcome.
 
 
For further information contact:  Barbara Guthrie
                                                                  Immediate Past President
                                                                  bguthrie1@verizon.net
 
 

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