Yearly Archives: 2014


Club Welcomes Kathryn Boyle

We are pleased to announce that Kathryn Boyle has been inducted as the newest member of the service club. Boyle is an Account Officer for Eastern Bank Wealth Management. A native of Waltham she resides in Wakefield with her husband Rob and 3 children Robbie, Kylie and Patrick. Kathryn is most excited to focus on [...]

2017-08-01T19:19:30-04:00December 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Interact Joins Rotarian Bell Campaign

In the next few weeks please be sure to say hello to the volunteers ringing the Salvation Army bell in Wakefield. For many years, the Wakefield Rotary Club has provided volunteers and this year, the Wakefield Interact Club (Rotary for high school students) will be joining them. All donations will stay in Wakefield to benefit local families. If [...]

2017-08-01T19:19:50-04:00December 18th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Club Honors Volunteers

Club Honors Friends, Family and Volunteers with Paul Harris Awards Rotarian Dick Reidy honors his wife Anne with a Paul Harris Fellowship award. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized several members and community volunteers with a Paul Harris Fellowship Award at a dinner event at Harringtons. This award is in recognition specifically of [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:01-04:00December 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|

2013-14 Perfect Attendance

Club Recognizes 15 Members with Perfect Attendance 15 members collectively have accrued 227 years of perfect attendance. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized 15 of its members who have reached perfect attendance during the Rotary year 2013-14. Although the minimum attendance requirements by Rotary International have eased, many of the Wakefield Rotarians take [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:15-04:00December 2nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Club Honors WWII Hero

Club Installs Larry Kirby as Honorary Member and Paul Harris Fellow Rotarian Police Chief Rick Smith (right) congratulates Larry Kirby. The Wakefield Rotary Club installed Mr. Larry Kirby as an Honorary Member and Paul Harris Fellow at its awards dinner last week. An author, Mr. Kirby is a two-time guest speaker at the [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:26-04:00November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Club Supports Homeless Vets

Club Supports Homeless Vets Club hand-made collection boxes for project. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently completed its clothing drive to benefit homeless veterans. In partnership with volunteer Marine Corps veteran and advocate Jim Carbone, the club collected over $5,000 worth of gently warn or new clothing for both men and women. All donations [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:39-04:00November 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Club Turns 92 and Gives to Food Pantry

180 items were collected for the food pantry. The Wakefield Rotary Club celebrated its 92nd birthday this week with a mini food drive. The club aimed at collecting 92 items for the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry during its meeting on Tuesday. “We wanted to give something locally for our club’s special day,” noted [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:57-04:00September 24th, 2014|Wakefield Patch|

Israeli Teens Visit Rotary

Israeli teens from Friends Forever pose with Saugus Rotary President Doug Currier and Wakefield President Bob Mailhoit. The Rotary Clubs of Wakefield, Saugus, and Reading teamed up again this year to sponsor a team of teens from Israel and Palestine through the Friends Forever, USA organization. Started by a Danvers Rotarian Robert Raiche, [...]

2017-08-01T19:21:10-04:00August 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Christine Fisher Installed as New Member

Welcome new member Christine Fisher! Christine received her membership pin from her Rotary Sponsor Amy Luckiewicz. The Wakefield Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Christine Fisher has been inducted as the newest member of the club. Fisher is the Membership Director of the Burbank YMCA. “Christine is going to be a great [...]

2017-08-01T19:21:21-04:00August 6th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Ed Harding Awarded Paul Harris Fellow

Ed Harding Awarded Paul Harris Fellow Rotary District 7930 Assistant Governor Joan Arsenault presented the award to Ed Harding in late July. Wakefield Rotarian Ed Harding was recognized Tuesday with a Paul Harris Fellowship Award by Rotary District 7930. The award is in recognition of Harding's contributions to the Rotary district's efforts to [...]

2017-08-01T19:21:34-04:00July 23rd, 2014|Wakefield Patch|