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Rotary Week of 11-29-21

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I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving.
 
We will be having our regular lunch meeting this week at 12:15pm at The Temperance House.  We do not have any guest speakers this week.
 
We also have a lot of holiday related projects coming up including the Tree Lighting Ceremony and Santa arrival 7pm Friday 12/3.  Further details on our website, facebook and in our calendar.
 
Have a great week.
 
Kyle
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Newtown Borough Holiday Events

Newtown Rotary is proud to be part of the Newtown Borough Holiday Events this year.  Please mark your calendars for the upcoming events.  Read this full story by clicking to expand
 
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Rotary Week of 11-15-21

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Hello all,
 
We will be having our regularly scheduled lunch meeting at The Temperance House this week.  We will also be having a guest speaker that was not on our speakers list.  Nathan is brining his brother, Jeremy Breece
 who works for Child Evangelism Fellowship(CEF) in Bucks County.   He will be speaking about a Christmas event they are holding and need volunteers to help with packing presents for lower income children.
 
Directly following lunch this week we will be holding our November Board meeting.
 
We will be cancelling our 11-27-21 meeting as it is the day before Thanksgiving.   Have a happy Thanksgiving.
 
Thanks,
Kyle
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Rotary Week of 11-08-21

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Hello all.  Apologies this Bulletin is late. 
 
This week we will have a guest speaker at our lunch meeting at The Temperance House.  We will be having Kelly LeDonni from the Gigi project.
 
I have rescheduled our Board meeting from this week to after our next meeting on Wed 11/17.
 
Thanks everyone who helped out with Saturday's food collection.
 
Kyle
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Rotary Week of 11-01-21

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Happy November! 
 
We will be having our regular lunch meeting at The Temperance House this Wed 11/3 and will NOT be having any guest speakers.  I hope to see everyone.
 
Upcoming Newtown Rotary Events:
 
Newtown Rotary Fall Food Drive - is taking place at McCaffrey's in Newtown on Saturday, November 6th from 9am - 3pm. Collections will be transported to Wrightstown Food Pantry immediately following.
Please volunteer if you can! Our volunteer time slots are as follows:
9 to 11
11 to 1
1 to 3
3pm Food Transport 
Let Shari know what time slot works best for you!
 
sharidonahue@zebrastripedwhale.com
sharidonahue11@gmail.com
+1 215-205-2227
 
Have a great week!
Kyle
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Rotary Week of 10-25-21

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Greetings all,
 
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Back the Blue Rally and also to those that donated funds for a tactical vest for the Newtown Boro Police this past Saturday.
 
We will be having our regular lunch meeting this Wed at The Temperance House.  We have no speaker this week.
 
Upcoming Newtown Rotary Events
  • Pedals for Progress - Saturday 10-30 9am to noon our 19th annual Pedals for Progress is happening.  At the parking lot on Sycamore St. accross from Olde St. Andrews Church.  Please see Facebook and webpage for details.
  • Newtown Rotary Fall Food Drive - is taking place at McCaffrey's in Newtown on Saturday, November 6th from 9am - 3pm. Collections will be transported to Wrightstown Food Pantry immediately following.
    Please volunteer if you can! Our volunteer time slots are as follows:
    9 to 11
    11 to 1
    1 to 3
    3pm Food Transport 
    Let Shari know what time slot works best for you!
     
    sharidonahue@zebrastripedwhale.com
    sharidonahue11@gmail.com
    +1 215-205-2227
Have a great week. 
 
Kyle
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Rotary Week of 10-18-21

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Hello everyone.  This is what's up this week.
 
  • Wed. Meeting - We will NOT be having our normal lunch meeting on Wed 10/20.  Instead we will be having a happy hour "with a cause" for the Wrightstown Food Cupboard at The Green Parrot from 5pm to 7pm.  Requested donation of $15 which will go to the Wrightstown Food Cupbard.  Light fare provided by the Club and cash bar.
  • Back The Blue - Saturday 10-23 3pm to 5pm we will be holding a fundraiser for the Newtown Boro Police Department to help them purchase a tactical vest.  Sponsorships available.  Please share and come out if you can.  A New vest costs almost $3000. See Facebook and webpage for details.
  • Pedals for Progress - Saturday 10-30 9am to noon our 19th annual Pedals for Progress is happening.  At the parking lot on Sycamore St. accross from Olde St. Andrews Church.  Please see Facebook and webpage for details.
  • Newtown Rotary Fall Food Drive - is taking place at McCaffrey's in Newtown on Saturday, November 6th from 9am - 3pm. Collections will be transported to Wrightstown Food Pantry immediately following.
    Please volunteer if you can! Our volunteer time slots are as follows:
    9 to 11
    11 to 1
    1 to 3
    3pm Food Transport 
    Let Shari know what time slot works best for you!
     
    sharidonahue@zebrastripedwhale.com
    sharidonahue11@gmail.com
    +1 215-205-2227
Have a great week.  I hope to see everyone soon.
 
Thanks,
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 10-11-21

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Hello everyone.  I hope everyone is enjoying the fall weather.  Some grey days but overall not completely unpleasant.
 
This week we will have our regularly scheduled lunch meeting at The Temperance House.  We will be having a guest speaker this week.  Senator Steve Santarsiero will be attending our meeting.  Please consider coming out and help us have a good representation of our Club.
 
Don't forget Oct 30th is our Pedals for Progress used bicycle and sewing machine collection.  The more help we have the easier for all.  Please spread the word of our event and please join us.
 
Thank you to Club member Mark Byelich of Attleboro Wealth Management for becoming a sponsor of our website.  It is much appreciated.  Our webpage sponsors are a tremendous help to our community service endeavors and help keep the cost of our membership dues down.
 
Last item today, I am getting heavy pressure from our Rotary District for our next President Elect.  Please consider continuing to serve our community and Club as President next year.  We have a solid team and many hands make light work.  You will not be left hanging in the breeze.  The training is not excessive and, in my opinion, well worth it.  I've done it twice and actually really enjoyed meeting with other Rotary Clubs and hearing how they do things and bring new ideas to our Club.
 
Have a great week.  See you Wed.
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 10-04-21

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And here we are in October!
 
We are having our regularly scheduled lunch meeting at 12:15pm at The Temperance House this week.  We will be having a guest speaker Danny Thomas from The Peace Center.  Thanks to Shari Donahue for lining up our speaker this week.
 
Thanks to everyone that came out to our Happy Hour at Triple Sun Spirits in Newtown.  Thanks Danielle for hosting!   Special thanks to Tre Fratelli for donating a stack of pizzas and strombolis!  
 
See you Wed.
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 09-27-21

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I hope everyone is enjoying this delightful fall weather!
 
This week we do NOT have our weekly scheduled lunch meeting.  This wed 9/29 5pm to 7pm, we are having a Club Happy Hour at Triple Sun Spirits 126 S State St #200, Newtown, PA 18940.   We will also be collecting $10 for the Wrightstown Food Cupboard to help those hungry and in need.
 
Please don't miss this chance for fellowship and be sure to bring all of your friends.  Not only does Triple Sun make fantastic cocktails with their PA distilled craft spirits, but our very own Club member Danielle Wittig is the Manager and for wed. nigh our hostess!  This is a "twofer".  Come have a great time and support a local small business and fellow Rotarian!  
 
I hope to see you there.  Have a great week!
 
Kyle
 
 
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Newtown Rotary week of 09-20-21

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Hello Newtown Rotary!
 
Wow!  What a great event this past Sunday!  Our NextGen members hit it out of the park with their 1st Annual Block Party!  Words can’t express what a great job NextGen did on this event.  Thank you so much!  I’m proud to be associated with such a fine group and am so glad that you are a part of Newtown Rotary Club.  Well done!
 
This week we will be having our regularly scheduled lunch meeting at The Temperance House and will have guest speakers.  David Schweidenback, the current Executive director of Pedals for Progress will be joining us and he will be bringing, Alan Schultz, who is succeeding him in eighteen months.  ALSO, this year’s Newtown Rotary Pedals for Progress bike collection will be 10/30/21.  Keep that morning open and keep your eyes open for the upcoming flyer and announcement.
 
I’ve been contacted from another fine community organization, right here in Newtown, about another possibility for public service.  If anyone is interested Potential school is having their annual car show on Sat Oct 2nd and need some help.  You can sign up on their website www.carshowforautism.org and click the sign up  to volunteer button.  Let me know if anyone wants further details.
 
Finally,  as promised we have the video of the 9/11 ceremony where Newtown Rotary presented a check to Shop with a Cop for $10,000.  https://youtu.be/ejZyb499NG4
 
Have a great week and hope to see you at lunch!
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 09-13-21

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Hello all,
 
We will NOT be having a guest speaker at our Rotary lunch this week.  Due to PA Senate scheduling an emergency session for Wed. Senator Santarsiero cannot be at our meeting as he has to be in Harrisburg.  Stay tuned for the Senator's speaking engagement with the Newtown Rotary to be rescheduled.
 
This Sunday 9/19 will be the Newtown Rotary NextGen's first annual block party.  You should have seen some emails regarding volunteers for this.  If you can help out pleas contact Danielle Wittig at danielle@triplesunspirits.com.  I hope to see you there.
 
ICYMI we presented Shop With a Cop with a check for $10,000 this past Friday.  Newtown Rotary was glad to work with Shop with a Cop and our own Mick Petrucci by helping facilitate the manufacturing of the challenge coins and accepting payments for them.  This challenge coin fundraiser along with the luminary drive to light up Newtown Boro in honor of the 20th anniversary of 9/11 raised that impressive sum.  A few coins are still available and Shop with a Cop is still raising funds the rest of this year.
 
The Newtown Rotary will be donating $250 again towards our District's fundraiser to help eradicate polio from the world.  It's a fight still going on as cases still pop up out in the wild in some countries.  We are proud to support such a noble undertaking and fighting this disease.  For more information go to the District "Purple Pinkie" website.    https://rotarydistrict7430.org/event/purple-pinkie-race.
 
Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) has an upcoming online session on Sept 25th if anyone would like to attend.  Please, follow this link if you are interested.  https://rotarydistrict7430.org/event/rotary-leadership-institute/
 
Have a great week putting "Service Above Self"! 
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 09-06-21

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Happy Labor Day!   Wow did this summer seem to fly by!
 
This week we will be having our regularly scheduled lunch meeting at The Temperance House.  We will also be having our District Governor Robert Hobaugh visiting us to speak to our club.  Please, come out and give a good showing of our Club for our District Governor.
 
We will also be having a Board meeting with District Governor Robert Hobaugh directly after our lunch meeting. 
 
Have a great week!
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 08-30-21

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All,
 
We will be having out regularly scheduled lunch meeting this week on 09-01 at The Temperance House. 
 
We will be having a guest speaker.  Nancy Schongalla-Bowman Volunteer, Founder of ASAP, and Coordinator in the USA will be visiting and speaking with us.   
 
I hope to see you there.
 
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 08-23-21

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Hello all,
 
This week we will NOT be having our regularly scheduled lunch meeting.  Instead we will be having a happy hour at Relic on State street.  The club will be supplying light fare and there will be a cash bar.  We are asking for everyone to bring a  $10 donation for the Wrightstown Food Cupboard.
 
What:  Newtown Rotary Happy Hour
When:  Wed. 8/25 5pm to 7pm
Where:
Relic on State
101 S. State St.
Newtown, PA 18940
 
Thanks,
Kyle
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Danielle Wittig Joins Newtown Rotary Board

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I am pleased to announce that Danielle Wittig from our NextGen Club will be joining the Newtown Rotary Board.  I look forward to working with Danielle who has already impressed me with her passion to serve our community.  This addition to our Board should add greatly to our Club and help create a synergy between NextGen and Newtown Rotary.
 
Thank you Danielle for stepping up and putting "Service above Self"
 
Kyle Davis
Newtown Rotary President 2021-2022
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Newtown Rotary Week of 08-16-21

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Hello fellow Rotarians!
 
We are having our regular lunch meeting this week at The Temperance House with no guest speakers.  I hope to see everyone there.
 
Reminder, the following week Aug. 25th we will NOT be having our regular lunch meeting but will be having a happy hour at Relic on State St. in Newtown.
 
Thanks,
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 8/9/21

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Hello all!
 
We are having our regular lunch meeting this week at The Temperance House with no guest speakers.  I hope to see everyone there.
 
Thanks,
Kyle
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Newtown Rotary Week of 08/02/21

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Hello everyone and HELLOOOO August!
 
This Wednesday 08/04 we will be having our regularly scheduled lunch meeting at the Temperance House.  We will be joined by Nikki Thompson, Chief Humane Society Police Officer at BUCKS COUNTY SPCA.  As a reminder we are planning on no longer doing every meeting with Zoom starting this month.  We will occasionally continue to use Zoom if we get speakers that can't make it to The Temp.
 
I hope to see everyone there! 
 
We have also decided to start having happy hour meetings again once a month instead on that week's lunch meeting.  We are starting this month. Wed. August 25th we will NOT have a lunch meeting but instead will be having happy hour at Relic on State Street from 5pm to 7pm.  Please bring your friends and family.
 
To keep up to date on Club meetings etc be sure to check our website and you can also subscribe to our Google calendar.  Links are available on our website.
 
Kyle 
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Newtown Rotary District Scholar Visit

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At this week's Newtown Rotary Lunch at The Temperance House we were honored to have a returning Rotary District Scholar return and give us an update on her education and career in the U.S. Army.  Cpt. Hauptman's credentials are very impressive and since she graduated from West Point she has excelled in her field and shows promise of many years of continued excellence serving our Country in the field of Cyber Security.  The Newtown Rotary Club is humbled to have helped play a very small role in helping her achieve her goals along her career.
 
Thank you so much Cpt. Hauptman for giving us an update on your career and for your continued service.
 
Click to expand and see Cpt. Haputman's impressive Bio.
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Judge Mick Petrucci to Join Newtown Rotary Board

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A huge thank you to Judge Mick Petrucci for stepping up to join the Newtown Rotary Board.  Judge Petrucci's contributions will help the Newtown Rotary continue to serve our community and his experience and passion to serve will help us achieve and expand our goals to fulfill the Rotary motto of "Service above Self"
 
Kyle Davis
Newtown Rotary President
"Service Above Self"
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Reminder No Newtown Rotary Meeting This week 07-07-21 2021-07-06 04:00:00Z 0
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Newtown Rotary Unsung Hero Award

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Once again a great big THANK YOU to Jerry Agasar for serving as President of Newtown Rotary during 2020-2021.  A year that was so challenging due to the pandemic yet Jerry kept at it and made this past year into an example of hard work and achievement to strive towards.  Thanks and congratulations Jerry!
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2020-2021 Newtown Rotary Lifetime Achievement Award 2021-06-30 04:00:00Z 0
2020-2021 Newtown Rotarian of the Year 2021-06-30 04:00:00Z 0

2020-2021 4 Way Test Scholarship Winner

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Congratulations to our 4 Way Test Essay Winner - Ava Ondik (CR North senior) who wrote an assay about the Rotary Four Way Test and won a scholarship for $500.  Good luck and thank you Ava!  You are already off on a great start!
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Rotary Presidential Change Over Dinner

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All are welcome.  Come, bring your family and Friends and join us for the Newtown Rotary Club President Change Over buffet dinner.  We will say thank you to Jerry Agasar for a successful year and welcome Kyle Davis in as our new president and begin Rotary 2021-2022

What:  This is a social event and should be a great time. Please come and bring your friends and family as we pass the gavel.  We will be having buffet dinner. The cost is $20 pp with a cash bar.
 
Where:  La Stalla at the outside bar. 18 Swamp Rd. Newtown PA. 18940  
 
When:
Wed June 30th from 5pm to 7pm
 
Please RSVP asap to
newtown.rotary.pa@gmail.com 
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SAVE THE DATE!

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SAVE THE DATE!
 
Newtown Rotary community partner and sponsor the Newtown Business Association is bringing the Antique & Classic Car Cruise back to Newtown!
 
Saturday June 20th
 
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2021 Newtown Rotary Golf Outing for Pickering Manor

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Click button below to register to golf in the 2021 Newtown Rotary Golf Outing to benefit Pickering Manor.
Monday, June 7th 2021
Trenton Country Club
Early Start - Scramble Format
830am Registration & Full Breakfast
10am Shotgun Start
2pm Cocktails, Lunch & Silent Auction
3pm Awards
 
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Newtown NextGen Rotary Collecting for Homeless  

The newly formed Newtown NextGen Rotary Club is collecting needed items for the Bucks County Family Service Association homeless shelter.  Follow the Newtown Rotary Website and Facebook Page for updates on where collection boxes will be located and how you can help and how you can join this community service organization of young professionals and help in our community.
Newtown NextGen Rotary Collecting for Homeless Kyle Davis 2021-03-01 05:00:00Z 0
Newtown Rotary Collecting Food for the Wrightstown Food Cupboard 2021-01-18 05:00:00Z 0

Christmas Dinner for those Less Fortunate 2020

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Christmas Day dinner, members of the Newtown Rotary Club and the Presbyterian Church are joined by their families and friends to help prepare the meals to be delivered.  This year we set over 210 men ,women and children who are living in the motels on route 1 and route 13, the Lower Bucks Homeless Shelter and families from Council Rock School District. 
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Angel Tree Christmas Gifts 2020

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Angel Tree 2020 was another great success for the Newtown Rotary, Newtown Presbyterian Church, the Newtown Post Office and Northampton Library.  Thanks so much for all of those that donated gifts and helped collect and distribute them.
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CANCELLED - Newtown Rotary Golf Outing to Benefit Pickering Manor

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Due to restrictions as a result of COVID-19, we sadly had to cancel the Newtown Rotary Golf Outing to benefit Pickering Manor on August 10.
 
We would like to recognize the sponsors who generously donated to this event despite our need to cancel. We hope to see you again in 2021!
 
Eagle Sponsor
 
Johnson, Kendall & Johnson
 
Birdie Sponsor
 
Anthony Petsis & Associates
 
Par Sponsor
 
Fleck Companies
 
Rotary Friend Sponsors
 
Citizens & Northern Bank
Contract Pharmacy Services
CURA Hospitality
 
Foursome and Hole Sponsors
 
USA Environmental Management
 
Putting Green Sponsors
 
Allen and Betty Fidler
Bill Mahler, Fox and Roach Realtors
 
Advertising Sponsor
 
Kolenda & Associates, PC
 
Hole Sponsors
 
Citizens & Northern Bank
Contract Pharmacy
CURA Hospitality
Fleck Companies
Mercedes Benz of Princeton
 McCaffrey’s Food Markets
Marge Torongo
 
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Newtown Rotary "E" Food Drive

In addition to accepting outdoor donations in front of The Temperance House we are also collecting "E" food donations.  Donate items needed to those in need from the safety of your own home.  Order online and have shipped to the Wrightstown Food Cupboard directly.
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31st Annual Golf Outing to Benefit Pickering Manor

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June 15, 2020            
Trenton Country Club
201 Sullivan Way
West Trenton, NJ 
 
Breakfast, Golf, Lunch, Cocktails,
Silent Auction & Prizes
 
Early Start - Scramble Format
8:30 a.m.             Registration & Full Breakfast
10:00 a.m.           Shotgun Start
2:00 p.m.             Cocktails, Lunch & Silent Auction
3:00 p.m.             Awards
 
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Visit Bucks County President/COO visit 2020-01-29 05:00:00Z 0
CR North Rotary Interact Club Prom Clothing Drive 2020-01-22 05:00:00Z 0

Newtown Rotary 2019 50/50 Winners

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Congratulations to our Newtown Rotary 2019 50/50 Drawing winners.
 
1st Place:  Charlie Quattrone won $6,200.00
 
2nd  Place: Janice Sawa won $1,000.00
 
3rd Place:  Anthony Petsis won $500.00
 
Thank you so much to all who participated in helping make this a success.  Your donations will go to help many meaningful organizations in our community in our continued efforts to help those in need in our community.   
 
Keep your eyes open for next year's drawing!
 
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Rotarians Giving out Dictionaries in Yearly Project

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Rotary members; Judge Petrucci, Chief Sabath, Charlie Quattrone & Newtown Rotary President Paul Salvatore at Goodnoe Elementary third grade class presenting third graders with their very own dictionary. Fun day for all !!!
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Congressman Fitzpatrick Newtown Rotary Guest Speaker

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Congressman Fitzpatrick attended our weekly Newtown Rotary Lunch to provide us with a Federal Legislative update and answer some questions.  The Congressman also presented Newtown Rotary with a flag that has flown over the Capitol.  
 
Thank you for you visit and gift Congressman.
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Newtown Rotary Assistance for The Newtown Borough Police

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Newtown Rotary presented a check for $455 to the Newtown Borough Police Department to help cover the cost of equipping the Borough Police with tourniquet kits.  This is another example of how participation in Newtown Rotary's 50/50 drawing to help raise funds that go back into our community and hep worthy causes.  
 
You can help us raise funds again this year by buying a Newtown Rotary 50/50 ticket for the October 30th, 2019 drawing.  Go here to purchase tickets:  
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Help The Newtown Rotary Help Those In Need - 50/50 Fundraiser

 
Win big money while helping the Newtown Rotary Club help others in our community by buying a 50/50 raffle ticket
 
 
 
Click the link below to buy tickets online:
 
 

Or walk into any of our partners listed below:

Newtown Library Company
114 E Centre Ave,
Newtown, PA 18940
C & N Bank
33 Swamp Road, Unit 7
Newtown, PA 18940
Ned’s Cigar Store
4 S State St, 
Newtown, PA 18940
First National
Bank & Trust Company of Newtown 

ALL LOCATIONS
 

Please go and buy a Newtown Rotary 50/50 ticket now.

 

Thank you!

The Newtown Rotary Club

 
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Newtown Rotary 50/50 fundraiser for 2019

It's time for Newtown Rotary Club's 2019 annual 50/50 fundraiser!  Please consider helping the Newtown Rotary help all of the great local organizations that we work with to help our community. 
 
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Guest Speaker visit from Ann Marie Hyer

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The Newtown Rotary Club was fortunate to have another visit from Ann Marie Hyer from the Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired.  A fine organization right here in Newtown and one that we are glad to help support.
 
The Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired has been servicing those in need in Bucks County for many years.  We heard from Ann Marie all of the services that they provide to those in need in our community and the continuing challenges to keep her organization funded.  In addition to funds provided by some government sources they rely on donations like that from the Newtown Rotary Club and all of the profits from their Thrift shop.
 
Thank you again for all that you do for our community Ann Marie and for paying a visit and speaking to our Club.
 
Newtown Rotary
"Service above Self"
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Newest Member of Newtown Rotary and a visit from Rep. Warren

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The Newtown Rotary Club would like to welcome our newest member to our club Liz Warren and say thank you to her husband Rep. Perry Warren for his visit.
 
Liz we look forward to many years of service to our community with you!   Welcome!
 
Rep. Warren thank you so much for taking time to come to our club for Liz's induction and for giving us a legislative update for our district.  Thank you for your service to our community and we look forward to future visits.
 
Newtown Rotary
"Service above Self"
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Holland Floor Covering Becomes Newtown Rotary Sponsor 2019-05-01 04:00:00Z 0
Another great visit from Merrill Reese 2019-04-25 04:00:00Z 0
Newtown Business Association Sponsors Newtown Rotary Website 2019-03-27 04:00:00Z 0
Subscribe to The Newtown Rotary Bulletin 2019-03-21 04:00:00Z 0
Share & Signup for The Newtown Rotary Bulleting 2019-03-21 04:00:00Z 0
Zebra-Striped Whale becomes Sponsor of Newtown Rotary Website 2019-03-21 04:00:00Z 0
McCaffrey's Food Markets Sponsorship of Newtown Rotary 2019-03-18 04:00:00Z 0
First National Bank of Newtown Sponsorship of Newtown Rotary 2019-03-18 04:00:00Z 0

30th Annual Newtown Rotary Golf Outing to Benefit Pickering Manner 2019

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UPDATE!!!!
The 30th Annual Newtown Rotary Golf Outing is a GO for tomorrow 6/10/19!!!
 
See you there!
 
Newtown Rotary 30th Annual Golf Outing
Benefiting Pickering Manor Home of Newtown
 
June 10th, 2019
Trenton Country Club
201 Sullivan Way
West Trenton, NJ
 
Breakfast, Golf, Lunch, Cocktails, Silent Auction and Prizes
Early Start - Scramble Format
8:30 a.m. Registration & Full Breakfast
10:00 a.m. Shotgun Start
2:00 p.m. Cocktails, Lunch & Silent Auction
3:00 p.m. Awards
 $295 per person for golfer
See full flyer for list of many opportunities of sponsorship
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REMINDER!  March Happy Hour for Newtown Rotary

Posted on Mar 05, 2019
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Join the Newtown Rotary Club for our Monthly Happy Hour.
 
Bring a book to donate to Newtown Rotary's "Leave a Book Take a Book" Project
 
TOMORROW Wed. March 27th 5pm to 7pm
The Temperance House
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940
 
Light fare provided. Please come and bring your friends.  All are welcome.
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March Happy Hour for Newtown Rotary

Posted on Mar 05, 2019
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Join the Newtown Rotary Club for our Monthly Happy Hour.
 
Bring a book to donate to Newtown Rotary's "Leave a Book Take a Book" Project
 
Wed. March 27th 5pm to 7pm
The Temperance House
5 S State St, Newtown, PA 18940
 
Light fare provided. Please come and bring your friends.  All are welcome.
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CHANGE OF DATE:  Merrill Reese annual visit to Newtown Rotary

Posted on Mar 04, 2019
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CHANGE OF DATE:  Merrill Reese will be joining the Newtown Rotary for lunch!  Apologies for the change of date it was at the request of our guest.
 
What:  Merrill Reese visit to Newtown Rotary Club lunch
When: Wed. April 24th, 2019 12:15pm
Where:  The Temperance House 5 South State St. Newtown PA 18940
 
Lunch is $15 pp
 
All are welcome.  Please RSVP to kdavis05@gmail.com and let us know so we can have a head count and enough food for everyone.
 
 
 
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NBA Breakfast hosted by Newtown Rotary 2019-02-28 05:00:00Z 0

Newtown Rotary Interact Valentine's

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Council Rock North Rotary Interact Club paid a visit to Pickering Manor to visit with some residents and make and distribute Valentines.
 
 
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Newtown Rotary Presents Check

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Join the Newtown Rotary on April 3rd at our regularly scheduled lunch as we present the Newtown Borough Arbor Day Committee with a check to help them with their Arbor Day Festivities.  Look on our website for details on the Newtown Rotary lunch time and place.
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Council Rock Rotary Interact Club Charity Basketball Tournament 2019-02-19 05:00:00Z 0

Become a Part of History

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Become a part of history.  The world is so close to eradicating Polio from the face of the planet.  Please join Rotary in fighting to eradicate this horrible disease.  The end is in sight.  Join now to help.
 
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Merrill Reese annual visit to Newtown Rotary Announced

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Mark it!  Merrill Reese will be joining the Newtown Rotary for lunch!
 
What:  Merrill Reese visit to Newtown Rotary Club lunch
When: Wed. April 17th, 2019 12:15pm
Where:  The Temperance House 5 South State St. Newtown PA 18940
 
Lunch is $15 pp
 
All are welcome.  Please RSVP to kdavis05@gmail.com and let us know so we can have a head count and enough food for everyone.
 
 
 
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Newtown Rotary Bulletin

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Hi everyone,
 
I just wanted to let you know that I am working on creating a Newtown Rotary Club Bulletin to send out regularly to all club members.  This is my first attempt and I welcome any feedback.  I like the bulletin format and think it's a little prettier than regular club emails.  My goal is to send the bulletin out regularly rather than boring old emails. 
 
In addition to the nicer format we can also showcase our Newtown Rotary Sponsors in the bulletin in the same manner that we do on our website.
 
Please add mailservice@clubrunner.ca to your safe sender list or address book so you will receive our Club bulletin.
 
Thanks for you patience.  I hope to see you all soon.
 
Kyle
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Santa Sighting

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Newtown Rotarians, Judge Mick Petrucci, Lilian Beeman and President Paul Salvatore  at the annual breakfast with Santa event at the Washington Crossing Inn. We helped serve over 180 guest and every child left with a gift and a tasty treat. Newtown Rotary is a proud sponsor along with the Newtown exchange club, Newtown Lions & Upper Makefield fire company.
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Shriners Hospital visit to Newtown

Newtown Rotary President Paul Salvatore and our guest speaker at our 11/28 lunch at the Temperance House Bonnie Meister from Shriners Hospital for children.
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Newtown Rotary Dictionary Project Update

Judge Petrucci and Caroline Edwards, Esq. providing the third-grade class of Saint Andrews Elementary dictionaries from the Newtown Rotary Club.  Continuing Newtown Rotary's goal of giving a dictionary to every 3rd grader in Council Rock School District.
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What's hot at Newtown Rotary Wed 11/28

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Newtown Rotary will be meeting this Wednesday at our normal time 12:15 PM at the Temperance House Restaurant in Newtown.
 
  • We will the presenting the checks to the 50-50 winners
  •  We will also be presenting a check for shop with a cop.
  • We will have a guest speaker from the Shriners Hospital
We will have Angels available as part of the Angel tree project to provide those in need with gifts this holiday season.  
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Another 3rd Grade Class receiving their dictionaries compliments of Newtown Rotary 2018-11-19 05:00:00Z 0

Wreaths Across America

Posted on Nov 13, 2018
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Please help us help our local Terchon VFW Post 5542 put a wreath on every grave in Washington Crossing  National Cemetery and beyond.
 
To make a donation click here for the form to send to Terchon VFW Post 5542 or go to www.wreathsacrossamerica.org 
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Joe Garvey Receives Paul Harris Fellow Award from Newtown Rotary 2018-11-08 05:00:00Z 0

50/50 Drawing and Bike Collection Coming up

October is a busy month for Newtown Rotary!
We have our annual 50/50 fundraiser and our Bicycle and Sewing machine collection
GET YOUR  50/50 TICKETS NOW!!!
The Drawing is Oct 30th!!!
Click on this button to purchase 50/50 tickets online
You can also buy in person at:
any of the 13 branches of First National Bank of Newtown, The Newtown Library and Ned's Cigars
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Guest Speaker Keith Davies

Posted on Mar 14, 2018
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Newtown Rotary welcomed Keith Davies of Rescue Christians, a division of Forum for Middle East Understanding. Keith shared with us stories of persecuted Christians throughout the world saved by the efforts of Rescue Christians.
 
If you or anyone you know is interested in donating to their efforts or learning more about their works, please visit their website at http://RescueChristians.org/ or contact them at Rescue Christians, 2110 S. Eagle Rd., #310, Newtown, PA 18940, (877) 832-7200.
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Newtown Rotary Angel Tree Gift collection 2017

Posted on Dec 16, 2017
Newtown Rotary collected all of the gifts donated at the Newtown Post Office for Bucks County homeless and those in need and moved them to Newtown Presbyterian Church to get sorted for delivery.  This is a great service project that Newtown Rotary is honored to participate in every year, not only as gift donors but as labor to collect and distribute.  Happy Hanukkah and Merry Christmas!
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2017 Newtown Rotary 50/50 results

Our 50/50 winners for 2017. Congratulations!
 
Thanks to everyone that participated in the Newtown Rotary Club 50/50 in 2017. The event was a great success and we raised a good amount of money to help worthy local, national and international causes. We look forward to your support next year!
 
1st place was Charles Quattrone winning $7,850
2nd place was Sir Speedy winning $1000
3rd place was Natalie Byelich winning $500
 
Thanks and congratulations!
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BONUS! Buy your 50/50 Ticket at the Newtown Library and get FREE Membership! Kyle Davis 2017-10-21 04:00:00Z 0
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28th Golf Outing- June 19

Posted on Jan 10, 2017

 

28th Newtown Rotary Golf Outing to Benefit Pickering Manor will take place at Trenton Country Club on Monday, June 19, 2017.

Please save the date, details to come.

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Mark your calendar! October 15, Rotary to collect used bike and sewing machines.

Pedals for Progress, in its continuing effort to recycle bicycles properly, is having a
used bike collection sponsored by Newtown Rotary Club w/Council Rock High
School North Interact Club.
Anyone with an adult or child’s bicycle in repairable condition is urged to donate
his or her bike to this worthy cause. We do not accept “bikes for parts” or
disassembled bikes.
Bikes can be dropped off from 9 am to 12 noon on Saturday October 15, 2016,
rain or shine Across from the Olde St. Andrews Church,
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It costs $40 to collect, process, ship, rebuild and distribute each bicycle. A
donation toward shipping costs is necessary (suggested minimum $10 per
bike).
All cash and material donations are fully deductible and a receipt will be available
at the collection site. We also accept working portable sewing machines.

 
 
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27th Annual Golf Outing

2016 Golf Outing
 
We are excited to announce this years Newtown Rotary Golf Outing benefiting Pickering Manor will be held on June 20th at beautiful Trenton Country Club.  The event was started 27 years ago by Dr. Jerry Agasar, and has been a great success.  This years event is chaired by Tony Petsis.  Please come out for a day of fun and support this worthy cause!
 
The following is a link to our website where you can find additional information:  http://portal.clubrunner.ca/4876/Page/ShowSitePage?ClassCode=SitePage&Slug=2016-golf-outing-benefiting-pickering-manor
 
Additional information can be found at:  http://pickeringmanor.org/golf-outing/
 
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Hope on The Vine 2016 - The Movie 2016-04-20 00:00:00Z 0

Fantastic HOV Auction item coming!

Thanks to Rob Brown, we will be auctioning a fantastic Disney World package, worth$3,500.
Starting bid will be $1,500. You don't want to miss it.
 
Disney World Auction item, Don't Miss!
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12.9.15 Holiday party at Temperance House

Please note change of venue.
 
 
Our Holiday party will be held Wednesday 12.9.15 from 12:00 to 2:00 At The Temperance House.
 
please be prompt, the Council Rock North Highschool Choir will regail us with holiday songs.
 
Please send an email to Paul Salvatore ( salvatorepaul@hotmail.com ) to confirm attendance, before 5:00 Tuesday 12.8.15.
Guests are welcome. Cost: $20 per person
 
 
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Newtown Rotary Club Presents $750 Check to Potential Inc.

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Nov 17, 2015
Newtown, PA. Madison Saurman, Club President, presented a $750 check to Potential Inc., a local organization dedicated to assisting individuals with autism in reaching their educational, social and emotional potential. Gadi Naaman, Director of Development for Potential Inc. and Marc Luciani, a Member of Potential’s Board of Directors, both Newtown Rotarians, accepted on behalf of the organization.
 
"The money will be used to leverage our 2015 Giving-Tuesday Campaign (December 1, 2015) to purchase 15 iPads for our clients and a few laptops for our program managers", explained Naaman in expressing Potential's gratitude for the gift. “If you want to help, you can visit our web site www.potentialinc.org and donate, or share with your friends.” added Naaman.
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$1,000,000 Meal at Grace Point on Wednesday 11/18/15

Please note, our Wednesday meeting this week, will not be at the Brick Hotel due to renovations.
 
Instead, the $1,000,000 Meal will be at Grace Point.
 
Bring your own lunch. the Church will provide desert and beverages.
World wide proceeds from the $1,000,000 Meal go to help feed the hungry.
 
Please bring non-perishable food for the Holidays food collection at the Church.
 
Thank you.
 
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Don't be a bystander. Check this out!

 
3 weeks to Hope on The Vine 2015!
 
It promises to be a great evening and we hope you can join us, but you need to register, so we can plan the food and beverages (almost ran out last year).
 
Also, you want to check out the great items we have at the on-line auction. Here are some of them:
  • Dinner for ten, in your home, cooked by Chef Joe Garvey (includes 6 bottles of wine)
  • African Photo Safari for two in a rhino reserve
  • A year family membership at the NAC (Newtown Athletic Club
  • An ice cream party for 50 in your house (or yard).
  • The perfect Mother's Day present- 7-hour massage at David Witchell Spa, dinner and a bottle of champagne.
  • A week in Belize in a private condo, including airfare for two from major US airports
  • An evening at the opera for two - complete with a limo, champagne, hors d'oeuvres and a champagne reception at the opera - Priceless!
 
In addition, there will be great food, choice wines, delectable cheeses, pleasant chamber music and silent auction. The on-line auction will run until 9:00 pm and will be accessible through wi-fi on smart phone (you may want to register and download the app, so you don't miss out on your coveted items.
 
If you can't attend, you can still help by donating cash (secure credit card). Last year we allocated over $15,000 to several organizations and causes. We appreciate your help.
 
Newtown Rotary Club
 
 
 
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2014- The Year That Was

2014 was a busy year for the Newtown Rotary Club as it celebrated sixty one years of service to the community, both locally and globally. “It was very gratifying to be able to allocate almost $27,000 to various causes last year” said Paul Orihel, the Club’s President.
“However, it was just as gratifying to carry out projects which emphasized providing service beyond financial contributions. Last year we gave out the 10,000th dictionary to a lucky third grader in the Council Rock School District. The project  was initiated almost ten years ago to promote good language skills and learning habits.”
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Rotary 12th annual Bike Collection, tremendous success!

Posted on Oct 24, 2014
Paul Orihel: “Rotary 12th annual Bike Collection, tremendous success!
 
On a beautiful sunny day in late October, our own Dr. Jerry Agasar, his Committee and our Interact Club, held the Club’s 12th Annual Bike and Sewing Machine Collection, benefiting Pedals for Progress (www.P4P.org ) at Council Rock High School North (CRHS North).

The event was a TREMENDOUS SUCCESS! It was held in conjunction with the CRHS North Fall Festival on Saturday, October 25th. We collected 144 bikes, 10 sewing machines and $1,545 in donations! The bikes we collected will be shipped to Costa Rica and Albania.
 
If you missed it, you missed a beautiful day all around. The weather was great and, as always,  the Interact Club came out in large numbers! The boys and girls weren’t afraid to get their hands dirty, breaking down the bikes for shipment. Sarah Huskin, Interact Director, did a GREAT job organizing the kids to help our club!
 
 
 
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Newtown Rotary Presents $500 Check to Newtown Library

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Sep 23, 2014

Newtown Rotary Club Presents $500 Check to Newtown Library

Newtown, PA. Paul Orihel, President of the Club greeted Dennis O’Brien and Frank Brassell of the Newtown Library Company. “The Newtown Rotary Club is pleased to be a Silver Sponsor of the Newtown Library 5K run and present you with this $500 check as part of our annual allocation process,” said Orihel.

Messrs. Brassell anImaged O’Brien reviewed some of the Library’s accomplishments in its 250 plus years of service, as well as its upcoming 5K run on October 18 to raise funds to continue its mission.

Mr. Orihel added that “As a service club, we are delighted to be able to support an institution which is so important to the community.”

Rotary International is the world's first service club organization. Its more than 1.2 million members volunteer their time and talents to further the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self”. The Newtown Rotary Club, founded in 1953, has served the local and international communities for over 60 years.

The Newtown Rotary club meets at The Brick Hotel, 1 Washington Avenue, Newtown PA. All meetings are Wednesday luncheons from 12:15 to 1:30 pm. For additional information visit the web site www.newtownrotary.org

For additional information about Newtown Rotary Club, contact Gadi Naaman 215.968.2080 estimating@sirspeedynewtown.com

Picture 2014-09-24 Rotary Presents Check to Newtown Library ( L to R- Paul Orihel, Dennis O’Brien, Frank Brassell, Michelle Knobloch)

 

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Sherri visits with Congressman Fitzpatrick

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Aug 30, 2014

Sherri visits with Congressman Fitzpatrick

When Sherri Strickler attended Newtown Rotary Hope on The Vine 2014, she "had to have" the visit to the Capitol with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick.The visit exceeded her expectations. Here she is, in her own words:

Image"I was lucky enough to win the Tour of the Capital and lunch with Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick for a party of 4 at the Hope on the Vine fundraiser in April. If you have not taken a tour of the Capitol and White House, put it on your to-do list! It is an incredible experience.

When I contacted the Congressman’s office, his aide Anna Marie DiMascia was so helpful. She suggested that we add a tour of the White House onto our day and took care of all the details. We met the Congressman and Anna Marie at the White House entrance at 0730. The tour is self-guided after an opening overview. Just think about it, every morning, they roll up the carpets and create pathways for people to go through this historic mansion and the first family is on the floors right above. You get to stand where the president stands when he addresses the country! I got to see in person the Kennedy portrait in person. I felt so proud to be an American.

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Attention Club Members and Friends! July 30th luncheon at Pickering Manor.

Posted by Michelle Knobloch on Jul 16, 2014
Attention Club Members and Friends! July 30th luncheon at Pickering Manor.
Launch of our 25th Golf Outing (September 8th) to benefit Pickering Manor
2013 Luncheon and check presentation

Dear Rotarians and Friends,

Please join us for our annual luncheon at Pickering Manor on Wednesday, July 30th at 12:15.  

The luncheon is hosted by Pickering Manor in appreciation for the proceeds raised during the Rotary Golf Outing.  Please feel free to invite guests that may have been a part of your foursome or any sponsors that supported the event as well.  (If you are bringing guests, kindly let Michelle know so that her staff is prepared).

Michelle
Michelle Knobloch, NHA
Executive Director
Pickering Manor
226 N. Lincoln Ave.
Newtown, PA  18940
215.968.3878
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¡Hasta la vista! Friends. Saying good bye to Ada and Yago

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jun 04, 2014

 ¡Hasta la vista! Friends. Saying good bye to Ada and Yago

After a year with us in Newtown, it was timeImage to say good bye to our Exchange Students from Venezuela (Ada) and Spain (Yago). Two of the most charming young people you ever want to meet. They regaled us with stories about their countries and their time in the US and the activities they shared with their new friends and host families.

See the videos (Ada) (Yago).

For more information about the Youth Exchange Program, download the brochure

 

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Saying Goodbye to old friends

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jan 20, 2014

Saying Goodbye to old friends

On Friday, January 18, 2014 we were saddened to learn that Cam Wilson, a long time Member of the Newtown Rotary Club, passed away. In two weeks it would have been a year to the day since we celebrated his 92nd birthday along with Bob Davis 93rd birthday and the Club’s 60th birImagethday.

Congressman Fitzpatrick was on hand to present Cam and Bob, both of whom were WWII veterans, a flag which was once flown over the Capitol Building, along with aImage certificate.The following week, Cam returned with the flag and presented it to the Club for posterity. We now recite the Pledge of Allegiance facing this flag every week, next to the Rotary banner.

Sadly, we lost Bob on December 1, 2013 and now Cam. Both had terrific sense of humor and uncanny ability to tell compelling stories in ways which left us gasping for air with laughter. We shall miss them both.


 

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2013 The Rotary Year That Was

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jan 03, 2014

2013- The Newtown Rotary 60th anniversary year-A year in review

2013 was a pretty busy year for Rotarians at the Newtown Rotary Club. Enjoy the stories, the pictures and the videos.

However, we hope to do more in 2014. For that, we may need your help. We invite anyone, in or around Newtown, who is interested in community service, to check us out and consider joining us. Or “like” us on Facebook and send us a private message so we may contact you.

January - We celebrated Bob Davis, Cam Wilson and Newtown Rotary birthdays.  Both Cam & Bob were WWII veterans and another former Rotarian and Veteran , Stan Jacobs, joined them. Congressman Fitzpatrick was on hand to honor their service. See story here.




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2013 Christmas Day Holiday Dinner

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Dec 24, 2013

ImageOn Christmas Day 2013 A holiday dinner was served to members of the community who have come upon hard times, at the Newtown Presbyterian Church .Many Rotarians and Interact Club Members came to help serve the food and pack it for delivery

Rotarian Paul Salvatore and Chef Joe Garvey "wrap up" the 28th Christmas Day Dinner at the Newtown Presbyterian Church. 110 people enjoyed Chef Garvey's delicious food in two shifts. 75 additional meals were packed by volunteers and sent to people in Levittown who couldn't come. The balance was taken to a shelter to feed more people. Santa was on hand as well. See the video here.

 

 

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Angel Tree 2013

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Dec 13, 2013
Angel Tree 2013



The Ange Tree project is an annual Newtown Community effort to provide Christmas gifts to families in the Council Rock School District who hit hard times and lack the means to do so. Angels with descriptioImagen of a necessary item and the age and gender of the child needing it are attached to a tree in the Newtown Post Office and the Northampton Library and members of the community pick up the angels and bring back the packaged gifts. Members of the Newtown Rotary Club transfer the gifts to the Newtown Presbyterian Church where volunteers sort out the gifts and deliver them to the families before the Holiday.

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2013 Holiday Party

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Dec 11, 2013

2013 Holiday Party

As Club Members and their guests enjoyed the luncheon prepared by the Brick Hotel staff (in Newtown), they were entertained by the Council Rock North Choir - The North Voice. Lovely. Just lovely. See and hear for yourself.

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2013 October November Students of The Month Recognized.

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Dec 05, 2013
We received a nice email from From Rotarian Michelle Knobloch:
"I am forever reminded through my affiliation with The Newtown Rotary Club of the hope our youth gives to the future for all of us. This week, two of Council Rock's brightest were honored as "Students of the Month" during our meeting and spoke of their achievements, their vision, and their future as they were flanked by two very proud mothers. Students of the MonthAs a mother whose daughter attended our local public school system, it gives me pride in knowing that we're part of this wonderful process. I am about to go present Student Dictionaries to the 3rd graders at Sol Feinstone Elementary as part of a project we do each year with the Rotary. We believe in promoting worldwide literacy and this is where it begins....In our homes and in our local schools. We also have the distinct honor of hosting Yago and Ada; two students from Spain and Venezuela respectively. They are beautiful and smart and talented and funny. We ARE their family while they live in our community. Please consider hosting a student as a way of realizing how very small this "3rd Rock from the Sun" really is!!!"
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Rotary District 7430 Auction to Benefit Rotaplast International is on, now.

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Dec 04, 2013

Rotary District 7430 Auction to Benefit Rotaplast is on, now.

Newtown Rotary is part of Rotary District 7430 which is holding its  on-line and on-air annual auction to support Rotaplast International, an organization which helps children smile.Rotaplast Int frontpage

On Air auction: On WFMZ – Channel 69 Saturday, December 7 from 7-10 pm.

On-line Auction available now.

LOTS OF GREAT DEALS FOR HOLIDAY GIFTS WHILE HELPING THOSE IN NEED: 

  • ONCE IN A LIFETIME DEALS
  • NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL TICKETS
  • JEWELRY
  • ACCOMMODATIONS
  • HOME GOODS
  • SPORTS & RECREATION

 

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Newtown Rotary Dictionary Project Comes Full Circle

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Nov 08, 2013

Newtown Rotary Dictionary Project Comes Full Circle

ImageNewtown, PA. November 2013. Eight years ago, Jennifer Salvatore was in third grade and received a dictionary from the Newtown Rotary Club. Today, she is a sophomore at Council Rock North high school and a member of the Rotary-sponsored Interact Club. Recently, she went with her father, Rotarian Paul Salvatore, to help distribute dictionaries to this year’s third graders.

Jennifer remembers:” My class was the first to get a dictionary… They told us to look in the back of the book because in the back was the longest word. It took up the whole page. All the kids were so amazed by it even my dad couldn’t pronounce it. The letter I wrote to my dad and Rotarian Bill Kolenda to thank the Rotary Club hangs on the wall in my family room with a picture of me from third grade. I still have the dictionary to this day. ” 

John Tyrol, Owner of Tyrol Insurance Agency and Chair of the Dictionary Project, explained that during the last eight years, Newtown Rotarians handed out almost 9,000 dictionaries to area third graders to help them understand the importance of reading skills.

“We get dozens of thank-you letters from the children each year” said Tyrol.  “Children that can read better, do better in school and that will benefit them throughout their lives.”

ImageJessica VanderKam became a Rotarian recently. She and former Rotarian Richard Danese, both Newtown attorneys at Stuckert and Yates, visited Wrightstown Elementary School to distribute the dictionaries and a bit of Halloween candy.

"The kids were fantastic", said VanderKam. "it was so neat to see how excited they were to receive a dictionary as a gift.  And it was even better to see how enthusiastic and capable they were putting it to use right away when they looked up words like ghost, pumpkin and vampire.”

Laura Jones-Morales, another Rotarian and the Newtown Branch Manager for First Federal Bank of Bucks County, summed up her experience with the students at Rolling Hills Elementary: “The kids were wonderful!  They were really excited about receiving their very own dictionaries and immediately started to look up words.  The children really stole my heart and I look forward to doing it again next year.”

Rotary International is the world's first service club organization. Its more than 1.2 million members volunteer their time and talent to further the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self”. The Newtown Rotary Club, founded in 1953, has served the local and international communities for over 60 years.

The Newtown Rotary club meets at The Brick Hotel, 1 Washington Avenue, Newtown, PA. All meetings are Wednesday luncheons from 12:15 to 1:30 pm. For additional information visit the web site www.newtownrotary.org  or “like” us on FaceBook.



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Interact Club Saves 123 Lives!

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Oct 24, 2013

Following a very successful Blood Drive, the Council Rock North Interact Club and CRN Administration received avery grateful and complimentary letter from The Red Cross.

From: Marks, Rosanne [mailto:Rosanne.Marks@redcross.org]
Sent: Friday, October 25, 2013 11:54 AM
Subject: THANK YOU!

Dear Mrs. McCarthy and Mr. Gamble!

On behalf of the American Red Cross, please accept my thanks and congratulations on your successful blood drive at Council Rock North yesterday, October 24, 2013.  I am delighted to report that 44 people registered to donate and 41 blood donations were collected for area hospital patients. Since every donation can help up to three people, the Council Rock donors saved the lives of up to 123 people. CONGRATULATIONS!!

Please extend our thanks and recognition to the Interact Club, led by Ms. Sarah Huskin, who provided oversight, direction and enthusiasm for the blood drive.  She empowered the team to develop and implement strategies for success while ensuring that they were staying on track. Ms. Huskin is an excellent representation of the quality of professionals at Council Rock North.

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October 24, 2013 - World Polio Day 2013

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Oct 22, 2013

October 24, 2013 - World Polio Day 2013

Archie PanjabiEVANSTON, Ill. (18 October, 2013) — Emmy-winning actress Archie Panjabi, best known for her role as Kalinda on the hit series "The Good Wife," will talk about her volunteer work in support of polio eradication during a special program co-hosted by Rotary and Northwestern University's Center for Global Health on Oct. 24 – World Polio Day 2013 – in downtown Chicago.

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Welcoming Two "Inbound" Foreign Exchange Students

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Aug 13, 2013

Welcome Ada and Yago to Newtown!

At a recent lunch, Rotarians had a chance to meet this year's Foreign Exchange students and their host families:

  • Ada Valentina Colosi Lopes from Venezuala and,
  • Yago Pereira Sanchez from Barcelona, Spain

Ada's interests are Tennis  and cooking. She intends to join the Council Rock North Tennis team and add pages to the International Cook Book which was started by last year's Exchange Students. Yago who used to enjoy American style football (not soccer:-), but had to give it up due to an injury. Yago intends to join the CRN choir, because he also enjoys singing.

After the meeting, the students and parents made "pilgrimage" to Shari Donahue's Zebra Striped Whale, where they were treated to delicious not-sugar-free ice cream. We can't wait to hear more from them when they make their "formal" presentation to the club.

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Congratulations to Rotarian of the Year, Rick Rogers

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Aug 06, 2013

Newtown Rotary names Rick Rogers Rotarian of The Year


Rick Receives Award- Rick, Kathy, JakeAugust, Newtown, PA. The Newtown Rotary Club named Rick Rogers “Rotarian of The Year for 2012-2013”.
Kathy Moore, President of the Club for that year, along with Jake Doneker, the current President,
presented the award to Rogers for “his outstanding service as Chair of our
Youth Services committee this past year.”

Moore added that “Rick volunteered to chair this new committee and through his leadership and
enthusiasm, we are now sponsoring an Interact Club of more than 80 high school students.
Also this year, we have two inbound and one outbound exchange students.
Another first was the Youth Services Rotary night at Council Rock North (CRN) High School
for members of the Interact Club and Exchange Students and their families.
Congratulations to Rick for a job well done!”

Rick, a Senior Vice President of Wealth Management with UBS Financial Services in Newtown, was humbled by the event and gave credit to the team: “
It was truly a team effort with Kathy Moore suggesting the creation of a Youth Committee along with our committee members,

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Congratulations to Paul Salvatore Who Receives Rotary’s Club Builder Award

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Aug 05, 2013

August 2013, Newtown. At a recent meeting of the Newtown Rotary Club, Rotary District Governor Frank Romano presented the Club Builder Award to Paul Salvatore for his exemplary service as an Assistant District Governor for the past three years.

The citation read:  “In recognition of the dedication and commitment demonstrated in achieving the goal of strengthening Rotary clubs.”

Governor Frank Presents Award to Paul Salvatore

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Newtown Rotary Announces 2013 Allocations top $15,000

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jun 25, 2013

Giving to Polio Plus

June 26, 2013, Newtown, PA. The Newtown Rotary Club is pleased to announce its 2013 Annual Allocations. President Kathy Moore noted that the Allocations Committee tried to balance local, national and international needs. “Consistent with our decision of awarding 60% locally, 20% nationally and 20% internationally, we plan to award $15,101  this year, which is almost 22% more than last year,” said Michelle Knobloch, the Allocation Committee Chair.

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Newtown Rotary Delivers Over 1,600 Lbs. of Food to Pantry

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jun 15, 2013

Newtown Rotary Club Delivers over 1600 Pounds to Penndel Food Pantry

June, 2013.  Newtown, PA. Newtown Rotary Club collected food donations for the Penndel Food Pantry (a part of Bucks County Housing GrDan & Michelle in front of full ACME cartsoup).

“When we delivered the food, they weighed it as we brought it in and we collected a total of 1,606 pounds of food.  I think that is pretty good considering much of it was cereal which doesn’t weight very much.” said Dan Peterson who chaired the event

“We’ve held a food collection twice a year for several years, and the need has not diminished. In fact, due to the weak economy during the past few years, the demand for food pantries like the Penndel Food Pantry has only increased. Nevertheless, our Members are always moved by the generosity of shoppers at the Newtown ACME.” added Peterson.


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From Newtown, PA to Newtown, CT, with Love

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jun 02, 2013

ImageWhen Council Rock North Juniors, Laura Kwasnoski and Yinzi Xin learned about the shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, they wanted to do something. They presented their idea to the Student Executive Board (SEB) and their advisors, Ben Battiste and Mike Fink.

Using the slogan ‘Love from Newtown to Newtown’ they recruited many more Council Rock students by word of mouth and utilizing social networks.

Within a few weeks the students collected several hundred (perhaps as many as 800)
stuffed animals and more than $3000 to send to the children of Newtown, CT.

The Newtown (PA) Rotary Club contacted the Rotary Club in Newtown (CT) and arranged for the transfer of funds. The stuffed animals however, presented a bigger challenge.

Due to the overwhelming response from communities throughout the U.S., no more toys could be accepted. The students approached the Rotary Club to see if they could find a home for these toys. With help from Rotarians Rick Rogers, Lee Nolting and Jerry Agasar, the toys were distributed to children through the following organizations (click on more for rest of story):

 

Front Row L-R: Lee Nolting, Samantha Renck, Mike Gehrsitz

Second Row: Mr. Battiste, Kara McCullough, Madison Schenker

Third Row: Annie Blankemeyer, Aubrey Deon

 

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Newtown Rotary Sponsored Interact Club Receives Presidential Citation

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Apr 23, 2013

May 2013, Newtown. The Newtown Interact Club has received the 2012- 2013 Rotary International Presidential Citation for high achievement in service projects locally and internationally.

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Rotary District Governor Tony Jannetta presented the award. Newtown Rotary Club is the Rotary Sponsor of the Interact Club.

During the same ceremony, leaders of Interact presented a $2,000 check to the Regional Shelter Box Ambassador, Allan Syphers. The students raised the money through variety of fund raising events. Rick Rogers, The Newtown Rotary Advisor to the Interact Club congratulated the students: “You have shown real leadership and commitment to service and we appreciate your participation in several Rotary projects this year, as well as other community service projects you have undertaken.”

Left to right: Shelter Box Ambassador, Allan Syphers, Alycia Nielson, Julianne Singer, Kayce West, Gigi Tutoni, Jennifer West and Samantha Bunke


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What Was Former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher Connection to Rotary???

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Apr 12, 2013

An April 9, 2013 Jerusalem Post Editorial shared the following story:

" ... When the late Margaret Thatcher was asked to share what she felt was her most meaningful accomplishment, she mentioned none of these many successes. Instead, Britain’s only female prime minister related her part in helping to save a young Austrian girl from the Nazis.

As related by British Ambassador to Israel Matthew Gould in an interview Tuesday on Army Radio and as told by Charles C. Johnson in a piece that appears on the Jewish news site Tablet, in 1938 Margaret, then just 12, and her sister Muriel, 17, set about raising the money and persuading the local Rotary Club to help save Edith Muhlbauer, 17, from Hitler’s Austria. They succeeded. For the next two years Muhlbauer stayed with more than a dozen Rotary families and for a time bunked with young Margaret.

That it was this episode in her long life of political activism that stood out for Thatcher is revealing. Nazism and other variants of totalitarian forms of government, such as Communism – under which Jews, more than any other people, suffered – were the antithesis of Thatcher’s worldview."

For the full editorial, click Here

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Winners of Tickets to HOV 2013

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Mar 13, 2013

Two pairs of tickets to Newtown Rotary Hope On the Vine 2013 were raffled off at a business card exchange held at Joey G's in Newtown. The lucky winners, Dave Meschel and Sandy Brown are featured below with Chuck Charleton (HOV 2013 Chair) and Joe Garvey (Owner of Joey G's and caterer of Hope On the Vine).

Attendees of the Newtown Business and Professionals Association business card exchange were treated to samples of the food and wine which will be served at the Hope On the Vine event on April 20.  

Winners at NBPA 

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Just added a new photo album to web site. Gadi

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Feb 01, 2013

 I have created a new photo album on our web site - 60th Anniversary Memory Lane

Any Club member who has pictures from events or activities in the past is encouraged to upload them Here. It's best to date and title the picture before uploading, so it's meaningful to others.

The idea is to create a collection of memorabilia on line. It may require some digitizing of old documents an photos, but it will create a priceless body of memories.

 

If you have difficulties uploading your pictures, email them to me and I'll take care of the uploading.

Thanks,

Gadi 

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Newtown Rotary Club Starts a Yearlong Celebration

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Jan 31, 2013

January 30, 2013.  Newtown, PA.  Launching a yearlong celebration of its sixtieth anniversary, the Newtown Rotary Club celebrated in the company of heroes.

What started as a birthday party for 93 year old Rotarian Bob Davis, evolved into a real celebration of the Club’s sixtieth anniversary and Rotarian Cam Wilson’s 92nd birthday. Both Bob and Cam are WWII veterans and were joined by a third WWII veteran and a former Rotarian, Stan Jacobs who, like Bob Davis, fought to repel the Nazi counter attack in the Ardennes  in 1944. Congressman Fitzpatrick came to thank these veterans and gave each of them a US flag which was once flown over the Capitol Building, along with a certificate of appreciation.  Several Rotarians regaled the assembly with anecdotes about their personal interaction with Bob and Cam over the years.

 

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Newtown Rotary Collects close to 2,000 bicycles in 10 years

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Nov 14, 2012

Newtown PA. November 2012

NewtownImage Rotary Club with assistance of students of the Interact Club
collected 134 bicycles and 18 sewing machines, for Pedals For Progress.

Jerry Agasar, who's been chair of the committee for the last ten years,
noted with satisfaction that "This year's Newtown Rotary bike collection
was one of the highest in the region and brings the total collected
in the last ten years to nearly 2,000 bikes."

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Newtown Chamber Orchestra to Honor Dr. Howard Leister, A long-time Rotarian

Posted by Gadi Naaman on Nov 13, 2012

Newtown PA, November 2012

The Newtown Chamber Orchestra will honor Dr. Howard Leister,
a long-time Rotarian and former President of the Newtown Rotary Club.Image

Phyllis Schwartz of the Newtown Chamber Orchestra was a recent speaker
to the club and reviewed the history of the Orchestra and
the special connection with Dr. Leister.

Left to right: Jake Doneker, President Elect, Carolyn Naaman, NCO, Phyllis Schwartz, NCO, Rev. Jay Button, Rotarian.

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2011-2012 Foreign Exchange Students

Posted by Gadi Naaman on May 31, 2012

The Newtown Rotary Club is completing another year participating Rotary International's Youth Exchange Program, the worlds largest educational exchange program for high school students with a goal to  Support International Peace and Understanding.  For over 75 years, the countries have exchanged students to enable them to learn new ways of living, experience new cultures and learn more about themselves.  Each year, over 8,000 students from over 80 countries participate in the program.  As an exchange program, participating clubs are asked to both and exchange Imagestudents.

During the 2011-2012 school year, our club sent a student from Council Rock North, senior Seth Novick to Slovakia, while hosting Merry Wiyo, a junior from Thailand.  Back after as year in Spain was last year's outbound student, senior Leigh Brownell.  During the coming year, our club will be both sponsoring Katie Prell, who is currently 16 and will be spending her junior year in Lima, Peru.  In exchange, we will be hosting Pauline Pasquier, a 17 year-old from Neuille Pont Pierre, France, a town of 2,000 southeast of Paris between Tours and Le Mans.  Katie's family will be Pauline's first host family.

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As The World Turns! Changeover at The Newtown Rotary

Posted by Gadi Naaman

As The World Turns! Changeover at The Newtown Rotary (The Movie)

Every year at this time, there's a changing of the guard at Rotary clubs around the world and Newtown Rotary is no exception. Here, President Jake passes the gavel to President PaImageul, who in his first official act restored the Rotary emblem to our meeting bell which has broken off a while back. Special thanks to President Juan of the Morrisville Rotary Club who presented our Club with the new emblem. Morrisville Rotary Club endorsed the chartering of the Newtown Club over 61 years ago. You can say that restoring the Rotary Emblem was a point of honor

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The Event We've All Been Waiting For- Hope on The Vine 2014

Posted by Gadi Naaman

The Event We've All Been Waiting For- Hope on The Vine 2014

Hope on the Vine is almost here and in addition to the tantalizing assortment of wines and cheeses and the gourmet offerings of Chef Joe Garvey,let's not forget the fund raising. We have some serious live auction items, as well as very desirable silent auction items, for her, for him and for both of us.

Even if you overbid, the value is there and the money raised goes to many good causes. So join us if you are free.

Here are the silent auction items:

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Hope on The Vine 2013-Big Success!

Posted by Gadi Naaman

2013 Hope on the Vine celebration was a big success.

Attendees enjoyed wines selected by Carolyn Naaman, cheeses selected by Beth Vassalluzo-Tentelucci and scrumptFun and Educationious  hors d'oeuvres by Joe Garvey of Joey G's. The silent and live auction items "flew off the shelf."

Kudos to the Committee members and all who helped make this evening a success and of course, all of the good people who attended and participated in the fund raising and the advertisers and merchants who contributed.

For more pictures, click here.

 

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Fred Thompson Receives 2nd Paul Harris Fellow

Posted by Gadi Naaman

Recently, Fred Thompson, a retired Orthodontist, received his second Paul Harris FellImageow.

Fred has been a member of the Newtown Rotary Club since 1982 and served terms as President and Vice President.

Donors of US$1,000 or more to the Annual Programs Fund, PolioPlus, or the Humanitarian Grants Program, or people who have that amount contributed in their name, can be recognized as Paul Harris Fellows. Each new Paul Harris Fellow receives a commemorative certificate and a pin.

Fred was congratulated by President Kathy Moore and former President Dan Peterson.

 

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Newtown Rotarians deliver "Angel Tree" gifts to Presbyterian Church

Posted by Gadi Naaman

Saturday, December 15, 2012, Newtown. The Angel Tree project has been a community project for 27 years. Every Christmas, Individuals and families in need are identified and given an opportunity to submit a wish list for Christmas. Little paper angels are coded with specific gifts designated for specific anonimous individuals and the Newtown community is encouraged to pick angels (at the Newtown Library and the Newtown Post Office) and return them attached to the appropriate gifts. Image

The families are invited to a nice Holiday dinner and "Santa" distributes the gifts to the children.

Paul Salvatore, Immediate Past President, has been chairing this activity as long as I have been a Rotarian. Of note is the generosity of the community, as evidenced by the room full of gifts.

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Regards from our Exchange Student to Peru- Kate Prell- Hard work representing Rotary

Posted by Gadi Naaman
Hola from Peru!
I just wanted to say a big thank you to you and the rest of Newtown Rotary Club for helping out with my trip. I had an amazing time and learned a lot during the whole thing. I took some picture that I am attaching to the email to share with you and the rest of club. Again, thank you for everything!

-Kate Prell

 

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Welcome to our new website!

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We are all excited to see how ClubRunner will revolutionize the way we manage our day to day club activities, as well as communicate more effectively.
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