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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]