2019 Polar Plunge is Coming!

Rotary District 7930 will hold its 9th annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, February 9th, at Long Beach in Gloucester. The event is part of Rotary International’s ongoing campaign to eradicate polio in our lifetime. More than 300 people are expected to plunge into the cold waters off Cape Ann this year including the Rotary Club [...]

2019-10-09T10:45:35-04:00January 2nd, 2019|Announcements|

Thirteen Members Recognized for Commitment

Thirteen Members were recognized by Immediate Past President Mario Portillo and Immediate Past District Governor Dave Gardner. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized 13 of its members who have reached perfect attendance during the Rotary year 2017-18. Although the minimum attendance requirements by Rotary International have eased, many of the Wakefield Rotarians take [...]

2019-01-02T11:03:22-05:00November 6th, 2018|Announcements, patch article, Wakefield Patch|

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|

Jim Cobb Installed into Wakefield Rotary

The Wakefield Rotary Club is proud to welcome new member Jim Cobb. A native of Salem, MA Cobb is the Vice President and Branch Manager of Eastern Bank in Wakefield. “Jim is joining us already with a great background in serving, fundraising and Rotary,” noted Club President Amy Luckiewicz. “He already served with the Wilmington [...]

2013-05-08T21:29:59-04:00May 8th, 2013|Announcements, Wakefield Patch|

Club Supports School in the Dominican Republic

The Wakefield Rotary Club is happy to announce that it has sponsored a new school for young children in an impoverished area of the Dominican Republic. Specifically, the club has paid for $5,000 of new equipment La Escuela Cajuil, located in Macao, Dominican Republic. In partnership with the Rotary Club of Punta Cana-Bavaro, Dominican Rotarians [...]

2013-05-03T12:20:13-04:00May 3rd, 2013|Announcements|

Wakefield Rotary Helps to End Polio Now

Wakefield Rotary Helps to End Polio Now A hallmark of The Rotary Foundation, the End Polio Now campaign to erradicate polio world-wide, is 99% complete with its mission. Only the second disease to be erradicated from the planet, polio continues to threaten Pakistan, Afghanistan and Nigeria. The Rotary Foundation has led the efforts to eradicate [...]

2017-08-01T19:34:03-04:00May 3rd, 2013|Announcements|

New York/New Jersey Relief Effort

Help needed! Wakefield Rotarian Jennifer Black is headed to NY/NJ to deliver relief items to local social workers. Do you have any winter items you can donate? You can drop them off to Suzanne at Holiday Travel (402 Main Street, Wakefield). Our club is also financially supporting the District's efforts for monetary relief. This is a call [...]

2012-11-08T15:44:32-05:00November 8th, 2012|Announcements|