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"Service Above Self"

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
ON Line or is announced
Nazareth, PA 18064
United States of America
In person meeting & Program 2nd Tuesday at Moravian Hall Square, Rose Inn Restaurant 1st Tuesday is a coffee meet up Each month has a service and social program
July 2022
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May 06, 2021
March 2021 News
Mar 03, 2021
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Nazareth Borough Pool is the site for the 1st Nazareth Rotary Lucky Duckie Race!
Saturday, July 16th as an early part of Nazareth Days, hundreds of rubber ducks will be released to make their way to the finish line in the pool.  To participate, purchase your sponsorship ticket for a racing duck at just $10 per number.  Tickets are available from club members and at the Nazareth YMCA and Memorial Library of Nazareth.  
1st Prize is a cash award of $250 - 2nd and 3rd places are also cash awards.  Additional prizes for the next several speedy ducks crossing the finish line.
Race is set to begin around 10am at the pool.
Tickets must be purchased prior to the race.
All proceeds benefit local non-profits including the Nazareth Food Bank, Nazareth YMCA and Memorial Library of Nazareth & Vicinity
It's Time to Clean up!
Join in a great morning of service on Saturday, May 14th from 9am to 12noon at Nazareth Borough Park.  Many hands at work will make this park ready for a season of outdoor fun for all ages!  Help is needed to spread mulch, paint posts, wash tables, clean up debris and weed the front entrance.  Dress for the weather and outdoor work!
Linda Crook is the Project Coordinator.
Nazareth Area 4 Way Speech Contest Participants
All student participants are in the front row, judges and advisory in second row
Winner of the contest is Sydney, pictured at far left

Swedish Heart favors filled with sticky note pads and a pen were delivered to the Muhlenburg campus of LVHN as "tray favors" for patients.  Crafter Rotarians Kathy Heller, Michele Machado and Lynn Ratzell worked on this special delivery that will bring smiles to patients as they deal with their health concerns.  An international smile shared through the service efforts of our club members!

We LOVE new Members! heart

Welcome to Michele Marchado, Robin Cumberland and Dave Fagerstorn who are our newest inductees to the Rotary Club of Nazareth!
These wonderful folks join Bob Prutzell and Tom Bold as this year's "rookie recruits" for our team of Service minded locals who are ready to take on projects that make a difference for our Nazareth community!
Our meetings are in a virtual format for now, but we are looking forward to some service initiatives this spring.  We will once again gather in MAY of 2022 at the Nazareth Borough Park to offer lots of hands-on help to clean up and beautify this popular recreational spot.  
February is time for loving vocational service and inspiration as the club works with NAHS Interact Advisor, Brittany Greene to hold a 4 Way Speech Contest.  The Nazareth area winner will go on to compete in a District regional competition and possibly, the full District competition.  Last year was the first year our club hosted this competition and Shannon, our local winner went all the way to win the regional and District Award!  
There are two zoom meetings planned on February 8th and the 15th at 7:30am.  Analiese Warner from Memorial Library of Nazareth will present on the 8th and we hope to have Davene Perruso from Fidelity Bank also offer a presentation.  
Contact President Kathy if you have not received the virtual link in an email.  Also, remember to share your LOVE of Rotary with a friend or co-worker.  We LOVE to celebrate new Rotarians!
2021 is almost over!
This fall, our club was part of many exciting things as our club set sail into service.
  • Shelter Box support from our club and individual members was more than $3,000!  Our District 7430 is one of the leading financial supporters of Shelter Box.
  • Food Help - Rotary helps the Nazareth Area Food Bank weigh and accept thousands of pounds of food collected in November through Scouting for Food.  This was a record breaking year with 9 tons of food collected!
  • A new Interact Club was formed in the Nazareth School District with advisors Robin Cumberland and Kathy Heller.
  • Sydney B. is a virtual Youth Exchange student from our area interacting with another student in Italy.
  • We welcomed new members Tom Bold and Robert Pruznick who have already jumped into service projects.
  • We celebrated the holidays at Hanoverville Road House with a special dinner and gift exchange.
As the end of this calendar year, we all think of ways we can offer a gift that has meaning to the recipient.  An easy way to offer a gift with impact is to make a donation to the Rotary Foundation.  Donors can direct their gift to a specific interest area such as the fight to end Polio or offer general support that in just two years time comes back to benefit our local community through grant funding. Visit the Rotary Foundation and make an easy and secure on-line gift today - you can even honor someone with your gift and they will get a notification of your generosity!
There are many exciting things happening and we hope to see you this September!
On the 14th at 7:30 am on Zoom - Guest speaker Ann Richards from Northampton Community College will share about computer science and educational trends
On Saturday, the 18th - our club will promote the Rotary values of service and education at the Farmer's Market.  Showcasing the Shelter Box and a take home volcano experiment.  Volunteers are needed so visit the EVENT page to sign up!  Set up starts at 8:30 am and the market closes at 1PM.
Sunday, September 26th a family friendly event at the home of Rotarian Lynn Ratzell - stay on "track" with a scavenger hunt and fellowship from 4 to 7pm.  
Contact President Kathy for more information about these activities.  Looking ahead to October 2nd - get ready to touch a truck and help eradicate polio!
Get into the spirit of Independence Day by marching in the annual Nazareth Kazoo Parade.  Saturday, July 3rd starting around 10am at the Nazareth High School parking lot.  Dress for the weather and walking - bring a kazoo if you have one.  Usually there are kazoos handed out also.
Let's have some family fun and march to our own patriotic music!
 Weekend Food Package Deliveries
20 bags of food supplies were delivered to the Y in Nazareth and Shaffer Elementary on March 19th for families experiencing food insecurity.  We are so pleased to have used the final dollars from the District 7430 Emergency Grant fund. Club members provided soup and granola bars to complement the chili and rice in each bag.  
This is another example of a caring community connection.  The wheel of Rotary continues to offer positive support to those around us.  
Learn the Rotary Basics!
Join us on ZOOM for an introduction to Rotary.
What is Rotary?
What do Rotarians do?
Is Rotary for you?
We will host a welcome session on April 20th
Send a message to receive your virtual meeting link!
Welcome to Nazareth Rotary Club!
Our wheel-house is service!  Serving one another in friendship, being benevolent to our community, extending peace and understanding through our global network and to grow ourselves.  Rotary has many doors to opportunities and this year, we celebrate our capacity to extend in new and impactful ways!
Think Tuesday!
We meet on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday mornings at 7:30AM.  Right now, we are using ZOOM to meet virtually over our own breakfast fare.  But, check the calendar for meeting details.
On the 3rd Tuesdays, we try to enjoy an evening gathering for socializing and reconnecting.
Our Board leaders meet on the first Tuesday to affirm plans for the club to engage in local service and support to be People of Action!
Each month contains opportunities to connect in fellowship and service.  These are often weekend activities.
We partner with Nazareth Area School District to sponsor two Interact clubs at the Intermediate School and High School - these clubs instill service and leadership opportunities for young people. 
We hope to find family friendly activities to promote community service and fun throughout the year.
Want to find out more?  Come visit us or send an email inquiry or send a message from our Facebook page!