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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+00:00September 15th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Helps to End Hunger

Wakefield Rotarian Mario Portillo packages meals alongside Amesbury Rotarian Terri Doerfler. The Rotary Club of Wakefield recently participated in a project with End Hunger New England to prepare, pack and pay for 30,000 meals. Members of the Rotary Club joined a team of over 70 Rotarians, friends and family at the Non-Profit Center [...]

2017-08-01T19:11:27+00:00May 26th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Honoring Members for Support of the Foundation

Elaine Guaetta receiving her pin from President Bob Kimball. Suzanne Bowering receiving her pin from Foundation Chair Barbara Worley. James Taylor receiving his pin from Foundation Chair Barbara Worley. Judy Gordon receiving her pin from Foundation Chair Barbara Worley. Tom Stapleton receiving his pin from Judy [...]

2017-08-01T19:12:03+00:00May 5th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Marathon Runners Visit Club

The Rotary Club of Wakefield welcomed two Boston Marathon runners at their meeting on Tuesday, April 19th. Wakefield resident Erica Ferrell spoke about how the community support received really helped her during her second Boston Marathon. She noted, "Doing a second marathon has always been a personal goal of mine. Having the community behind me [...]

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

Wakefield Rotary Visits Lynnfield Rotary

Wakefield Rotarians enjoying lunch at Lynnfield Rotary. In mid-April, the Lynnfield Rotary Club hosted the Wakefield Rotary Club at their home location at the Sheraton Wakefield. The two clubs were educated about Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer and Reid's Ride, a project supported by the Lynnfield Club for years. The lunch provided a passionate [...]

2017-08-01T19:12:45+00:00April 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Welcomes New Member Alicia Reddin

(left to right) Barbara Worley, Amy Luckiewicz, Kathy Boyle, Alicia Reddin, Bob Kimball, and Suzanne Bowering The Wakefield Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Alicia M. Reddin has been inducted as the newest member of the volunteer club under its new Service Membership category. Reddin is the Director of Veteran Services for [...]

2017-08-01T19:13:02+00:00April 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Resources Donated to Veterans

Mario Portillo, George Livingstone, Wakefield Veteran’s Service Officer Alicia Reddin, and Joe Buscaino. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently donated several resource books to the Wakefield Veteran’s Services as part of a Rotary District Managed Grant focused on mental health and substance use. Additional resource books will be gifted to the local library, middle [...]

2017-08-01T19:13:15+00:00February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Honors Community Partners

The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized several members and community partners with awards at a dinner event at Harringtons. The Community Partner Service Above Self Awards were presented to six community members for their spirit of volunteerism. Patrick Sullivan, Chair of the 4th of July Parade Committee was honored for his commitment to fundraising and [...]

2017-08-01T19:13:30+00:00January 12th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Recognizes Perfect Attendance

2015-16 recipients of the Perfect Attendance recognition. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized 13 of its members who have reached perfect attendance during the Rotary year 2014-15. Although the minimum attendance requirements by Rotary International have eased, many of the Wakefield Rotarians take pride in attaining or maintaining perfect attendance. This is achieved [...]

2017-08-01T19:13:47+00:00January 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Club Welcomes Anthony Guardia

Anthony Guardia joined the club in December, 2015. The Wakefield Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Anthony Guardia has been inducted as the newest member of the service club. Guardia is the Director of Development for the Stoneham Boys and Girls Club which also manages the Wakefield site. A native of Malden, [...]

2017-08-01T19:14:12+00:00December 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|