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1st, 3rd & 4th Wednesdays at 7:30 AM
Good Days Restaurant
99 S. Main Street
West Bridgewater, MA  02379
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The Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters conducted the Induction of new member, Justimiano Alves at its meeting on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  The induction was conducted by Club President, Mark Linde. All members are looking forward to Justimiano vocational presentation at Wednesday's meeting. The club meets on Wednesdays from 7:30 to 8:30 at Good Days Restaurant on Route 28 in West Bridgewater, MA.  All are welcomed. View a video of his induction below:
 

Mark Linde, President of the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters, announced today that West Bridgewater resident, Akee Parwaz, has been selected as the 2019 Rotarian of the Year for the club. His award will be presented at a dinner on Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 6 p.m. at Barrett's Alehouse, West Bridgewater. Tickets are $35 each.

A member of the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters since 2011, Parwaz is the club's Immediate Past President. He also serves as an Assistant Governor for Rotary District 7950, supporting his club as well as those in Abington, Brockton, Rockland-Hanson and Stoughton. A native of Pakistan, Mr. Parwaz is a veteran of the U.S. Army National Guard, and the father of 5 children
 

Dr. Michael Sandy, Director of Study Abroad at Bridgewater State University Institute for Global Engagement discusses how the University offers its students - "A World View through Studying Outside the U.S."  Below (L-R)  is Dr. Mike Kryzanek, Dr. Fran Jeffries, Dr. Mike Sandy and Club President Mark Linde.

Members of the Bridgewaters Rotary Club and their guests gathered at Barrett's Ale House in West Bridgewater to celebrate the Holiday season, enjoy the club's fellowship, and look forward to another year of serving others.
 
 
 
The Bridgewaters Rotary Club donated a "Welcome Home Kit" to Father Bill's and MainSpring charitable organization to assist homeless individuals when they transition into provided housing and shelters. In addition to the club's donation of a complete "Welcome Home Kit" many individual members also donated a complete "Welcome Home Kit," as well. The Welcome Home Kits contain bedding and basic living necessities to help transition to provided housing.
 

 

Bridgewaters Rotary Club recognized three leading citizens from the communities represented by their Rotary club. Mark Linde, President of the Bridgewaters Rotary Club that has been serving the community and the world since 1970, presided over the 19th Citizen of the Year recognition event. Those honored included Patricia Bradbury of East Bridgewater, Timothy Hay of West Bridgewater, and Peter "The Soupman" Kelleher of Bridgewaters. Robert McCarthy, John DeLano and Esther LeBlanc provided the testimonials for Bradbury, Hay and Keller, respectively. The event was held Under the Grand Sponsorship of Bridgewater Savings Bank at the Center at Sachem Rock in East Bridgewater. Nancy Koczla, Vice President of Bridgewater Savings Bank, was there to assist with the presentations of the awards.

 

 

On Wednesday, May 16, 2018 the Bridgewaters Rotary Club inducted its newest member, Michael Kryzanek into the Club. Mike, a long time faculty member of Bridgewater State University is now retired from the University, but is still an active member University community in many areas. Mike is a political scientist and has served as Department Chairman, a major contributor to the Bridgewater Review and a political columnist for the Brockton Enterprise among some of his many achievements. We all welcomed Mike to his newest avenue of service - The Bridgewaters Rotary Club.
 
President Mark Linde of the Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters announced today that fellow member Thomas Kazanowski of Duxbury has been selected as the club's seventh Rotarian of the Year. This prestigious award will be presented at a dinner to be held at the East Bridgewater Commercial Club on Friday, April 20, 2018 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The event includes the club's usual patriotic and devotional activities, a buffet Italian dinner, Silent and Live Auctions, a raffle, a few short speeches, and a good time for all, usually ending no later than 9:30 p.m. Club Founders and Past Presidents
will also be lauded
The Bridgewaters Rotary Club members gathered at the Ye Olde Scotland Links Golf Club in Bridgewater to celebrate the the past year's activities and the upcoming Holidays.  The event featured a buffet,  the singing of Holiday songs led by Reverend Eduardo Andrade and a Yankee swap.  A great evening of fellowship was enjoyed by all.
 
 
The Bridgewaters Rotary is co-sponsoring a series of events to focus upon the incurable disease, Alzheimer  Our partners in this venture are Bridgewater State University, Bridgewater Public Library, Cole-Yeaton Senior Center, Williams Intermediate School and Raynham Alzheimer's Association. A series of events are planned during the month of October into early November. 
The Rotary Club of the Bridgewaters has announced its 2017 Citizen of the Year Awards, the eighteenth year of this important community recognition program.
 
Come meet a retired couple giving back, an evangelist for healthy living, and an optimistic entrepreneurial mom~!
 
This year the Club is proud to award the Citizen of the Year to:
 
Samuel Baumgarten, Bridgewater
Rose-Marie Culp, East Bridgewater
Calvin and Frances Gray, West Bridgewater
 
 
 
 
Upcoming Events
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Jul 17, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Jul 24, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Jul 31, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Aug 07, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Aug 14, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Aug 21, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Aug 28, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Sep 04, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
  • Club Meeting
    Good Days Restaurant
    Sep 11, 2019
    7:30 AM – 8:30 AM