Yearly Archives: 2013

/2013

Club Celebrates the Holiday Season & Incoming Leaders

Again this year, our Rotarians donated over $500 in gift cards, toys, and sports equipment for local teens and pre-teens. Club Celebrates the Holiday Season Our club annually celebrates the holidays by giving back. This year our members brought in over $500 in gift cards, clothing and sports equipment for pre-teens and teens [...]

2017-08-01T19:30:14-04:00December 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Holiday Season

Our club is continuing the tradition of focusing on local service during the holiday season. This year, our club will complete a food drive, adopt a family, collect items for local teens to benefit Toys for Tots and ring the bell for the Salvation Army. Adopt-A-Family Items for our adopted family. Doing good locally....our [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:53-04:00December 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Wakefield Rotarians Welcome RI Leaders

Wakefield Rotarians Shibu James, Judy Gordon, Dick Reidy and Amy Luckiewicz recently attended the District 7930 reception for Rotary International President-Elect Gary Huang (Taipei) and Rotary International Director-Elect Julia Phelps. Julia is from our own home distrct and was District Governor during Past President Dick Reidy's year. To see more photos from the evening, click [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:45-04:00November 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Rotarian Ladies Return from Iceland

5 Wakefield Rotary Club women recently returned from Iceland where they attended a Rotary Meeting. (Left to right) Elaine Guaetta, Lisa Roderick, Melody Gaeta, Amy Luckiewicz and Suzanne Bowering presented the Wakefield Club banner to Icelandic Club President Erlendur Hjaltason. To view more photos from the Reykjaví Iceland Austurbær Rotary Club visit, click here. 5 Wakefield Rotarian women traveled [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:37-04:00November 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Club Enjoys Rotary Night at Fenway

Members of the Wakefield Rotary Club and District 7930 enjoyed a night of fun at Fenway Park in early September. The Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 20-4 in a slugfest and we saw David Ortiz get his 2,000 hit! Wakefield Rotarians Ed Harding (left), Dick Reidy, Rick Smith, and Amy Luckiewicz were all in attendance. Click [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:27-04:00September 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

Friends Forever

Wakefield Rotary Promotes Peace with Friends Forever, the Reading Rotary Club, and Saugus Rotary Club. Israeli teens from Friends Forever spoke at a joint meeting earlier this season. The Rotary Club of Wakefield was thrilled to partner with the Reading Rotary Club and Saugus Rotary Club to become a Life Raft Sponsor of [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:22-04:00September 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

Polar Plunge 2014

Wakefield Rotary Pledges to Raise $30,000 to Erradicate Polio...With a Little Help End Polio Now Last year, the Wakefield Rotary Club raised $5,432. At just $0.60 per vaccine, that translated into 9,053 vaccines. With a team of 6 plungers that number was twice the amount raised in 2012. With Bill and Melinda Gate's [...]

2017-08-01T19:27:04-04:00September 22nd, 2013|Announcements|

Club Donates to the Food Pantry and K-9 Fund

The Rotary Club of Wakefield is happy to announce two donations to the local Wakefield community. The club received a request for financial assistance from the Interfaith Food Pantry for some logistical equipment, and the club responded with a $500 donation. Interfaith Food Pantry Board member Judy Gordon was on hand to receive the donation. [...]

2017-08-01T19:27:11-04:00August 14th, 2013|Announcements, Wakefield Patch|

NEW Officers and Directors Installed

Our club's 2013-14 Officers and Directors were installed at our annual event on June 13th. Paul Harris Fellowship Awards were presented to Rev. Rich Weisebach and out-going President Amy Luckiewicz. Family of Rotary Awards went to HeeWon Livingstone, Tom Gordon, Sue Luckiewicz, and Ed Luckiewicz. The Club's Service Award was given to Tom Stapleton, Judy [...]

2013-07-24T18:28:35-04:00July 24th, 2013|Announcements|

FREE seminar offered to educators, families, and citizens

How the Wakefield Rotary Club is Strengthening Families Strengthening Families Workshop Join us for this FREE training open to parents, community workers, and educators on Monday, October 28th 9:30am-3:30pm at the Beebe Library in Wakefield. Facilitated by Marybeth Dwyer of the Children's Trust Fund, the training consists of 2 parts: 1) Strengthening Families: An effective [...]

2013-06-04T22:42:09-04:00June 4th, 2013|Wakefield Patch|