Photo credit, Jeff Head via Flickr The Wakefield Rotary Club recently donated $400 to support California fire relief efforts. The funds were collected during their holiday meeting in December from members, guests, friends and family in attendance. Funds were sent to the Rotary District 5130 (California) Fire Relief Fund. The mission of the Rotary [...]
The Wakefield Rotary Club recently installed its new officers and directors at an event held at the Four Points by Sheraton. In accordance with its by-laws, the service club elects new leadership annually. The club’s 2018-19 Board of Directors include: Kathy Boyle, Catherine Dhingra, Viki Johnson, Paul Adams, Gene Mullen, Judy Gordon, and Immediate Past [...]
The Wakefield Rotary Club will be moving its weekly meeting location to Brightview Wakefield effective Tuesday, June 12th. Wakefield Rotary’s new home at 21 Crescent Street will provide a central location for its weekly Tuesday lunch meetings. This ADA-compliant location also provides parking for participants. Club President Mario Portillo added, “The Wakefield Rotary Club really [...]
The Wakefield Rotary Club has been awarded the Rotary International Presidential Citation for its local and international service during the 2016-17 Rotary year. The award further recognizes the club for achieving goals in membership development, donations to the Rotary Foundation, participation in the eradication of polio, youth involvement, public image, and strategic planning. The award [...]
Join us for a fun evening of wine and beer tasting with samplings from local restaurants, raffles and auction with proceeds to benefit the local charitable projects of the Wakefield Rotary Club. November 10, 2017 7:00PM – 10:00PM Crystal Community Club 77 Preston Street, Wakefield, MA 01880 Tickets $30 in advance or $35 at the [...]
Community Service Above Self Award Recipients The Wakefield Rotary Club was thrilled to honor several Wakefield Rotarians and community leaders in recognition of the Rotary Foundation's 100th Anniversary of "doing good in the world." The Rotary Foundation continues to focus on improving the lives of people around the globe and is annually recognized [...]
Nick with Rotarians Amy Luckiewicz and George Livingstone The Wakefield Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Nick McPherson has been inducted as the newest member of the service club. McPherson is a realtor with REMAX Partners in Andover. A native of Danvers, he resides in North Reading with his fiancé Casey Reilly. [...]
No-Sew Blanket Family Day Project Wakefield Rotarians Bill Fiore, Tom Stapleton, Jay Curley, and Mark Curley working on no-sew blankets with Rotarian Victoria Johnson and her daughter during Family Day at Rotary. The club made several blankets to be donated to the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital.
Club Secretary Suzanne Bowering and Library Director Sharon Gilley In support of mental health awareness, the Rotary Club of Wakefield recently made a donation of books to the Lucius Beebe Memorial Library. The titles focused on topics such as understanding PTSD, supporting loved ones post-trauma, and substance use disorders.
Police Chief and Officer Amy Rando met with Rotarians Suzanne Bowering and Bob Kimball at the Rotary Annual Meeting to select the coloring contest finalists. The Wakefield Rotary Club would like to thank all of the participants who entered a drawing to help raise funds for the Wakefield Police Department’s K-9 program. The [...]