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Join us for fun, food, costumes and open bar and help us raise money for all the wonderful town projects we do and events we sponsor for the community. 
 
 
North Branford Rotary is at it again! 
A brand new community project is on its way.  Please contact Frank Popolizio at frank.popolizio@raveis.com  for info and to help get this project started. Frank and chairpeople Maureen Huges and Melinda Fonda will be meeting with town department heads to finalize and plan for a Splash Pad at our Community Center. The North Branford Rotary is encouraging other organizations and residents to participate. We will be seeking donations of goods and services, supplies, assistance with promotion and fund raising and would  love to hear your ideas. Looking forward to having additional details to share soon. Contact Frank to have your info added to his list for updates.
The North Branford Rotary Club is pleased to recognize this quarter’s Students of the Month. The recipients were celebrated  at a recent dinner at Nataz.  The students who were recognized  are Christopher Candelora for his talents in Math, Lydia Mattson for English and Jonathon Buckley for Music. Each student was the recipient of an award  certificate and monetary gift. We look forward to seeing them in a successful future and thank them for their hard work . Please visit www.Rotary.org for more information.
 
Photo:  Club President Maureen Hughes , Lydia Mattson with  parents Dana and Ronald, Jonathan Buckley with  parents Patricia and Thomas, and  Christopher Candelora with  parents Vinny and Caroline,  RY Chairperson, Diane Popolizio. 
Emmy Norton for excellence in Science, Julia DeWitt for excellence in Social Studies and Bayley Fair for excellence in Art were honored at the Rotary's Student of the Month Awards Dinner on Oct. 18, 2017
 
Thank you to our Sponsors for their generous support... the North Branford Rotary Club is extremely grateful for their help in making this year's 2016 community fundraiser so "Spooktacular!"
 
Guilford Savings Bank, Aquatic Pool & Spa Service Inc., John's Refuse Recycling LLC, Oak Street Bookkeeping LLC, Country House Restaurant, Esposito Brokerage LLC, Gargiulo Brothers Oil Co. Inc., Webster Bank, State Canteen-CT Coffee & Commissary, Bobby Moniello Insulators, Village Wine & Spirits, MJ McCabe Garden Design, Sanitrol Septic Services LLC, Walt's Auto Repair Inc., Total Interiors LLC. All Waste, Inc., Cherry Hill Construction Inc., Absolute Liquors, Totoket Times, Tom King Masonry, East Haven Stoners, Marcus Law Firm, Leoni's Italian Deli LLC, Keenan Funeral Home, and Envision Pharma, Inc.
After annual Spooktacular fundraiser, NBRC went shopping.
About 120 local kids in need will get warm coats, hats, sweaters, socks, gloves and shirts...
Thank you to all who support our club! YOU make a real difference in kids' lives! 
 
Thank you to our Sponsors for their generous support... the North Branford Rotary Club is extremely grateful for their help in making this year's community fundraiser so "Spooktacular!"
 
Guilford Savings Bank, Esposito Brokerage, Aquatic Pool & Spa, Sanitrol, The Pennsylvania Globe, Poochie Play, OakStreet Bookkeeping, Country House, Keenan Funeral Home, Creative Hair Studio, Village Wine & Spirits, State Canteen, Envision Pharma Inc., East Haven Stoners, Inc., Margaret Cohen, Agway, John's Refuse, Anonymous, Nicholas & Ernie Luise, Global Environmental Services of CT, LLC
The North Branford Rotary Club will not be meeting at Nataz Restaurant on Wednesday, October 21st. Instead, the North Branford Rotary Club will be holding their meeting at the Parthenon Diner/Restaurant, 374 East Main Street, in Branford, beginning at 6 p.m.  The meeting location, for this meeting only, was rescheduled in order to accommodate all Club members and others wishing to attend.
 
 
NOTE:  Due to the rainy weather forecast, the North Branford Annual Senior Picnic will be held INSIDE at the Stanley T. Williams (STW) Community Center, 1332 Middletown Avenue, Northford, CT   06472.  Buffet serving will begin at 6:00 p.m.
The North Branford Rotary Club's Installation of Officers was held on Saturday, June 27th.  The Club thanked Immediate Past President Paul Burns for all the past year's accomplishments and welcomed our new President Susan Visken-Diaz!!  Carol Small and Janet Ciszek received Paul Harris Fellow awards.  The Club celebrated in "Hawaiian" fashion and a good time was enjoyed by all!
 
 
Come join the North Branford Rotary Club on Saturday, June 13, 2015, for its annual Shred-It event, at the North Branford Town Hall (Route 80 & 22), 909 Foxon Road, in North Branford.  Bring your shreddable items and see them go down the giant shredder right in front of your eyes!  $10/bankers box.  The truck will be on site from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  It is not necessary to be a North Branford resident... the public is welcomed to participate!
 
 
The North Branford Rotary Club will not be meeting at Nataz Restaurant on Wednesday, June 3rd.  Instead, the North Branford Rotary Club will be hosting a membership event on Wed., June 3rd, at the Gouveia Vineyards, 1339 Whirlwind Hill Road, in Wallingford, from 6-8 p.m. Potential members or inactive members are invited, encouraged, and welcomed to attend. Members are asked to bring an appetizer, snack or any treat to share with the group.
The North Branford Rotary Club is pleased to present its Student of the Month Award to Marcello Avallone of the North Branford High School (NBHS).  Marcello is an empathetic, diligent, and self-driven student, who takes pride in doing well at school and does not hesitate to seek out the support services that he deserves while at the same time challenging himself academically.  Marcello has the additional advantage of a very loving and supportive family as well. Marcello takes his family responsibilities very seriously, often caring for his younger sibling. At the same time he holds down a part time job at the local supermarket while maintaining his academic work load at school. At school, he continues to be a role model for other students through his work ethic and daily interactions with both adults and peers. He has taken a very active role in NBHS’s greenhouse program. The supervisor has come to rely on him when completing projects for his hands-on work as well as his knowledge of the greenhouse program. As a result, he has discovered the importance of teamwork.  When involved in group work in the classroom, Marcello takes on the role as a team leader. Others look up to him for his knowledge and direction. Marcello has a way of making everyone feel important; accepting everyone for their differences. Marcello is particularly sensitive to the needs of some of our more impaired students. He goes out of his way to make them feel a part of our everyday activities and school community. Marcello has always been his “own person,” quietly leaving his mark on the world, especially with those that are closest to him and are lucky enough to call him friend. Spending any time with Marcello is a pleasure. Marcello exemplifies the North Branford School District’s mission of a “caring community.”  For these reasons, the NBHS is proud to recommend Marcello Avallone, as Student of the Month for recognition by the North Branford Rotary Club.  Congratulations, Marcello!!
 
 
 

ENDPOLIONOW_4p Since 1985, Rotary International with its partners, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, and the Centers for Disease Control, has  fought to eradicate polio.

 

 

 110131_thiscloseTo date, we have eliminated 99% of polio in the world. We are this close. All it takes is $1 to immunize a child - $1 for a lifetime of immunity against one of the worst diseases afflicting children.

To donate, please contact the club. 

You can watch a video of our progress at http://www.rotary.org/en/ServiceAndFellowship/Polio/Pages/ridefault.aspx.  

 

SB Logo Small RGB HiRes ShelterBox USA is a non-profit organization that provides tents and associated equipment to people affected by natural or man-made disasters. For more information, contact Mukund Nori or visit the website at http://www.shelterboxusa.org/.

Videos on a variety of topics can be viewed at http://www.shelterboxusa.org/resources_videos.php.

 
sidebar-button-wasrag-transWASRAG is a Rotary Action Group dedicated to the promotion of clean water and sanitation  across the world. To learn more and to participate in a project please visit: http://www.startwithwater.org/.
 
 
 
 
 
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