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Taste of Autumn

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 [...]

2017-10-09T09:39:20+00:00 September 25th, 2017|Events, Feature, Uncategorized|

Service Above Self Community Awards and Paul Harris Night

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 [...]

2017-10-26T12:58:54+00:00 April 25th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Welcome New Member Nick McPherson

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. [...]

2017-10-26T12:58:46+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Uncategorized|

No Sew Blankets

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.

2017-08-01T19:08:57+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Club Makes Book Donations Focused on Mental Health

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.

2017-08-01T19:09:14+00:00 April 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|

Club Recognizes Members for Perfect Attendance

Members were recognized for their commitment to service above self. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized fourteen of its members who have reached perfect attendance during the Rotary year 2015-16. Although the minimum attendance requirements by Rotary International have eased, many of the Wakefield Rotarians take pride in attaining or maintaining perfect attendance. [...]

2017-08-01T19:10:12+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Elects 2017-18 Leadership

New officers and directors for 2017-18 The Wakefield Rotary Club recently announced the election of its new officers and directors at its Annual Meeting. The club elects new leadership annually in accordance with its by-laws. The Board of Directors includes Kathy Boyle, Anthony Guardia, Ed Harding, John Tramontozzi, Alicia Reddin, and Past President [...]

2017-08-01T19:10:34+00:00 December 20th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Welcomes Catherine Dhingra

The Wakefield Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Catherine Dhingra has been inducted as the newest member of the service club. Dhingra is the Program Coordinator for Wakefield’s WAKE UP Substance Use Prevention Coalition. A native of Cumberland, Maine, she resides in Wakefield with her husband Vake and two children Nikhil and Rhys. “I’ve [...]

2017-08-01T19:10:53+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Learns From Legacy Member

Jay Curley serving in Vietnam in 1966. Perfect attendance in anything is rare. 45-years of perfect attendance is an achievement. Jay Curley joined the Wakefield Rotary Club in 1971 and it was clear to him, that he wanted to make a commitment. That commitment to service above self has led him to a [...]

2017-08-01T19:11:09+00:00 September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|