Rotary In The Community!

Posted on Apr 12, 2021
 
On Friday April 9th, the Boys & Girls Club of West Springfield unveiled its new water drinking fountain and bottle filling station at their facility on Main Street.  They were made possible by the Rotary Club of West Springfield and the Rotary District Grants Program.  The project supports one of Rotary International’s primary causes- providing clean water, sanitation, and hygiene.  On hand for the dedication were West Springfield Rotary Club President Mike Bertera, Boys & Girls Club Executive Director Dan D’Angelo, Boys & Girls Club Resource Development Director Sarah Calabrese, and several other Rotarians.
Rotary In The Community! Dan Marini 2021-04-12 04:00:00Z 0

Drumroll Please...

Posted on Mar 24, 2021
The Town of West Springfield Park & Recreation Department and the Rotary Club of West Springfield are pleased to announce the 58th Annual Summer Concert Series!  Visit our Event Page to learn more, view this year's Program, or become a sponsor.
Drumroll Please... Dan Marini 2021-03-24 04:00:00Z 0

Virtual Wine Tasting Fundraiser

Posted on Mar 11, 2021
You're invited!! The Rotary Club of West Springfield and the expert staff at Table & Vine invite you to a Virtual Wine Tasting on Friday, April 30th.  We will be tasting and learning about three different wines from around the world with an optional selection of paired cheeses.  All profits will benefit the local community as well as the international causes of Rotary.  Registration Deadline: 4/25/21.
For complete details and to purchase tickets, please click HERE.
 
Virtual Wine Tasting Fundraiser Dan Marini 2021-03-11 05:00:00Z 0

RotaryRocks Concert - POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 9, 2022

Posted on Mar 03, 2021
 
Hello RotaryRocks and Back to the Garden 1969 fans... after much consideration we have made the decision to move our concert date to July 9, 2022.  We look forward to the return of these types of events in the coming months and will be hard at work preparing a first class concert experience with plans to open ticket sales at the end of this year.  As always, thank you for your support!
RotaryRocks Concert - POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 9, 2022 Dan Marini 2021-03-03 05:00:00Z 0

2021 Community Grants Cycle Now Open!

Posted on Feb 16, 2021
The Rotary Club of West Springfield is now accepting applications for its 2021 Community Grants cycle, with an application deadline of April 2nd.  One hundred percent of the fundraising dollars raised by the Club are invested locally and globally to meet community needs, primarily through the Community Grants Program.  Visit the Program Page to learn more and apply.
2021 Community Grants Cycle Now Open! Dan Marini 2021-02-16 05:00:00Z 0

Making a Difference... in Shimoga, India!

Posted on Jan 17, 2021
 
PHOTO CAPTION: Past District Governor Bob MacDonald presents the Restroom Matron with a ceremonial shawl at an event honoring her for her conscientious cleaning and maintenance of the public restrooms (restrooms on the left). The Shimoga Rotary Club purchased the Matron a home next to the public restrooms.
 
On Tuesday, January 12th, West Springfield Rotarian Bob MacDonald gave a presentation highlighting the Rotary Club of West Springfield's long history of service projects in Shimoga, India.
Making a Difference... in Shimoga, India! Dan Marini 2021-01-17 05:00:00Z 0

WHAT A MEETING!!!

Posted on Dec 14, 2020
 
On Tuesday, December 8th, the Rotary Club of West Springfield welcomed a very special guest speaker- Rotary International President Holger Knaack.  "This is a historic day for our club," said Club President Mike Bertera.  The event marked the first time in history the President of  Rotary International visited the West Springfield Club!  Mr. Knaack gave an update on the future of Rotary and its campaign to eradicate polio from the planet, among other things.  The presentation included a Q&A period for club members to ask questions.
 
WHAT A MEETING!!! Dan Marini 2020-12-14 05:00:00Z 0

Welcome Andrew!

Posted on Dec 14, 2020
On Tuesday, December 8th, the Rotary Club of West Springfield inducted Andrew McCoubrey.  Andrew is a Fire Lieutenant with the West Springfield Fire Department and was sponsored by Sarah Calabrese.  Welcome Andrew!
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SPECIAL GUEST- Rotary International President Holger Knaack Dan Marini 2020-11-25 05:00:00Z 0

Welcome Eileen!

Posted on Nov 19, 2020
On Tuesday, November 17th, the Rotary Club of West Springfield inducted Eileen Drumm-Moore into its ranks.  Eileen is the Executive Director at Mason Wright Senior Living, and a former member of the Rotary Club of West Springfield.  Welcome back Eileen!
Welcome Eileen! Dan Marini 2020-11-19 05:00:00Z 0

New Members... In The Spotlight!

Posted on Oct 30, 2020
Although the Rotary Club of West Springfield closed out the 2019/2020 Rotary Year virtually, the club welcomed four new members in June just before the gavel was passed from President Pat Willcutts to President Mike Bertera.  The newly inducted members were Nicole Stevenson, Banking Center Manager at Peoples Bank; Margaret Toomey, Program Director at the Center for Human Development (CHD); Sean Willcutts, Orthodontist at Reen and Willcutts; and Mary-Anne Schelb, Business Development at JGS Lifecare, and a former member of the Rotary Club of West Springfield.
 
 
New Members... In The Spotlight! Dan Marini 2020-10-30 04:00:00Z 0
October 24th is World Polio Day! Dan Marini 2020-10-22 04:00:00Z 0

Rotary Million Mask Challenge Tour

Posted on Oct 15, 2020
 
On October 5th, the Rotary's Million Mask Challenge Tour made a stop in Western Massachusetts. On hand were members of the Rotary Club of West Springfield along with Mayor Will Reichelt, Fire Chief Bill Flaherty, and Police Chief Paul Connor to receive 5,000 masks for use in the West Springfield community.
Rotary Million Mask Challenge Tour Dan Marini 2020-10-15 04:00:00Z 0

2020 Community Grants Recipients Announced

Posted on Oct 07, 2020
During the Rotary Club of West Springfield's virtual meeting on Tuesday October 6th, the Club announced its 2020 Community Grants recipients.  The Club is proud to contribute to these very deserving organizations.
2020 Community Grants Recipients Announced Dan Marini 2020-10-07 04:00:00Z 0
Speaker Spotlight: Rick Lawrence Dan Marini 2020-09-22 04:00:00Z 0

Welcome Danielle and Steve!

Posted on Sep 22, 2020
On Tuesday, September 22nd, the Rotary Club of West Springfield inducted two new members into the Club- Danielle Veronesi Polastry and Steve Burrington.  Danielle is the Director of Marketing and Customer Service at Peter Pan Bus Lines and the Director of Marketing for Bean Restaurant Group.  Steve is the Plant Manager at Agrimark, a longtime partner and supporter of  the Rotary Club of West Springfield.
 
Welcome Danielle and Steve... we all look forward to meeting you in person!
Welcome Danielle and Steve! Dan Marini 2020-09-22 04:00:00Z 0

Donut Dash Goes Virtual!

Posted on Sep 15, 2020
 
The Rotary Club of West Springfield is excited to announce the donut dash virtual challenge from October 1st through October 31st.  Visit our Event Page to learn more, register, or sponsor a participant.
Donut Dash Goes Virtual! Dan Marini 2020-09-15 04:00:00Z 0
Agawam Rotary Club Supports Parish Cupboard Food Drive 8/3rd-8/7th Dan Marini 2020-07-27 04:00:00Z 0

RotaryRocks Concert - POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 10, 2021

Posted on May 06, 2020
 
Due to the Coronavirus pandemic and the uncertainty around public events in the near future, the RotaryRocks concert originally scheduled for July 11, 2020 has been cancelled.  All sponsorships and ticket purchases will be refunded.
 
With that said, we are very excited to share that we have secured Back to the Garden 1969 to headline our 2021 RotaryRocks concert on Saturday, July 10, 2021.  Thank you for your support and we look forward to seeing you in 2021!
RotaryRocks Concert - POSTPONED UNTIL JULY 10, 2021 Dan Marini 2020-05-06 04:00:00Z 0

Gold Medals All Around!

Posted on Feb 28, 2020
 
On Friday February 28th, members of the Rotary Club of West Springfield enjoyed a day of skiing at Ski Butternut followed by a visit to the Barrington Brewery.
Gold Medals All Around! Dan Marini 2020-02-28 05:00:00Z 0

RotaryRocks! on Saturday, July 11th

Posted on Feb 21, 2020
 
Back by popular demand, the Rotary Club of West Springfield has booked Back to the Garden 1969 to play at its annual RotaryRocks! concert on Saturday July 11th.  Sponsors welcome!  Visit our Event page to learn more and buy your tickets.
RotaryRocks! on Saturday, July 11th Dan Marini 2020-02-21 05:00:00Z 0
Speaker Spotlight: Bruce Landon Dan Marini 2020-01-28 05:00:00Z 0
57th Annual Family Concert Series and Program Underway Dan Marini 2020-01-19 05:00:00Z 0
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One Day. One Focus: Ending Polio

Posted on Oct 22, 2019
 
On World Polio Day, thousands of Rotary Clubs around the world held events and fundraisers to recognize our progress in the global fight to end polio.
One Day. One Focus: Ending Polio Dan Marini 2019-10-22 04:00:00Z 0
Thanks to everyone who made Donut Dash 2019 a great success! Dan Marini 2019-10-13 04:00:00Z 0
Rotary Club of West Springfield Presents Donut Dash 5K at Mittineague Park, Oct. 13 Noreen Tassinari 2019-10-08 04:00:00Z 0
Rotary on the Road! Dan Marini 2019-10-01 04:00:00Z 0
Service Above Self... in Shimoga, India Dan Marini 2019-09-24 04:00:00Z 0

Welcome Mr. President!

Posted on Jul 09, 2019
 
Congratulations to Pat Willcutts, incoming president of the Rotary Club of West Springfield for the 2019/2020 Rotary year.
Welcome Mr. President! Dan Marini 2019-07-09 04:00:00Z 0