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Rockville Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:00 PM
Mitchell's Restaurant
1237 Hartford Tpke
Vernon, CT
United States of America
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Congratulations to our 2022 Rotary Club of Rockville Scholarship winners!! 
 
Funded through our annual rose sale, our scholarship award recognizes high school seniors who demonstrate academic excellence with a focus on community service.
 
In the top photo, Grace Kavanaugh of Tolland (accompanied by her proud father Paul) receives her scholarship check from Rotarian Susanne Beason.
 
 
In the next photo, from left to right, are Rockville High School grads Jayson Rhoades, Samantha Jonas, Christine Costin, and Abdul Chaudhry.  All four were presented scholarship awards during our club meeting on August 8.
 
 
We wish our winners all the best as they continue their education and evolve as leaders in their communities.   Come back to visit us any time!
 
For more information regarding the Rotary Club of Rockville scholarship program, please click here.
Don’t miss this opportunity to say “Thank You”, “Congratulations” or “I Love You” to someone special!
 
As always, 100% of proceeds go towards our Scholarship Fund to help Vernon, Ellington and Tolland high school seniors further their education.

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On Saturday, April 9, The Rotary Club of Rockville came together with leaders in Ellington, Vernon and Tolland to plant trees in each of the three towns. The program was part of a multi-district Rotary “Day of Service”, during which over 3,000 Rotarians across Connecticut and Western Massachusetts volunteered their time to benefit the communities they serve.
 
The day began in Ellington, where the Rockville Club joined First Selectman, Lori Spielman to plant a Gingko tree. This beautiful, hearty tree will contribute to the planned beautification of the town’s Arbor Park.
In Vernon, Mayor Dan Champagne and Town Councilor Jim Tedman joined Rotarians for the dedication of an Eastern Red Bud tree at the Saxony Dog Park. The tree’s beautiful pink flowers will provide nectar for early-arriving pollinators, while the seed pods will benefit our local birds including cardinals and rose-breasted grosbeaks.
Rotary finished the day in Tolland, where members joined interim Town Manager Lisa Hancock and the Tolland Conservation Commission’s Jim Hutton to celebrate the addition of a Linden Tree (also known as a "Bee Tree") to the town's conservation area on Sage Meadow Drive.

 

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The Rotary Club of Rockville, CT was pleased to take part in The Cornerstone Foundation’s Breakfast with Santa event on December 11th. Rotarians helped prepare and distribute hot breakfasts to community.
 
We were honored to assist in Cornerstone's mission to provide these meals to all of those in the community struggling with food insecurity.  
 
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So grateful to our friends at Liberty Bank, who have a program which matches 25% of charitable donations to non-profits involved with food insecurity.  With help from Liberty Bank’s Thanksgiving Drive, the Rotary Club of Rockville raised $125,000 which will help local organizations put food on the table for Thanksgiving and beyond.  

Top:  Rockville Rotary President Annie Walsh delivers a check to Rohan Long and David O’Rourke of HVCC in Vernon.    

Bottom:  Rockville Rotary President Annie Walsh from HVCC and Secretary Sharon Redfern from Cornerstone with checks their agencies received.

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