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Club offers 2 High School Scholarships

The Wakefield Rotary Club is now offering multiple scholarships: Service Above Self Scholarship and Rotary Youth Leadership Awards $10,000 Service Above Self Scholarship is now accepting applications! President Shibu James, Foundation Chair Judy Gordon, Suzanne Marsh and Vice-President Bob Mailhoit presented Alison Marsh (center) with her award after successfully submitting her mid-term reports. [...]

2017-08-01T19:30:20+00:00January 22nd, 2014|Uncategorized|

Club Celebrates the Holiday Season & Incoming Leaders

Again this year, our Rotarians donated over $500 in gift cards, toys, and sports equipment for local teens and pre-teens. Club Celebrates the Holiday Season Our club annually celebrates the holidays by giving back. This year our members brought in over $500 in gift cards, clothing and sports equipment for pre-teens and teens [...]

2017-08-01T19:30:14+00:00December 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Holiday Season

Our club is continuing the tradition of focusing on local service during the holiday season. This year, our club will complete a food drive, adopt a family, collect items for local teens to benefit Toys for Tots and ring the bell for the Salvation Army. Adopt-A-Family Items for our adopted family. Doing good locally....our [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:53+00:00December 5th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Wakefield Rotarians Welcome RI Leaders

Wakefield Rotarians Shibu James, Judy Gordon, Dick Reidy and Amy Luckiewicz recently attended the District 7930 reception for Rotary International President-Elect Gary Huang (Taipei) and Rotary International Director-Elect Julia Phelps. Julia is from our own home distrct and was District Governor during Past President Dick Reidy's year. To see more photos from the evening, click [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:45+00:00November 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Rotarian Ladies Return from Iceland

5 Wakefield Rotary Club women recently returned from Iceland where they attended a Rotary Meeting. (Left to right) Elaine Guaetta, Lisa Roderick, Melody Gaeta, Amy Luckiewicz and Suzanne Bowering presented the Wakefield Club banner to Icelandic Club President Erlendur Hjaltason. To view more photos from the Reykjaví Iceland Austurbær Rotary Club visit, click here. 5 Wakefield Rotarian women traveled [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:37+00:00November 25th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Club Enjoys Rotary Night at Fenway

Members of the Wakefield Rotary Club and District 7930 enjoyed a night of fun at Fenway Park in early September. The Sox defeated the Detroit Tigers 20-4 in a slugfest and we saw David Ortiz get his 2,000 hit! Wakefield Rotarians Ed Harding (left), Dick Reidy, Rick Smith, and Amy Luckiewicz were all in attendance. Click [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:27+00:00September 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

Friends Forever

Wakefield Rotary Promotes Peace with Friends Forever, the Reading Rotary Club, and Saugus Rotary Club. Israeli teens from Friends Forever spoke at a joint meeting earlier this season. The Rotary Club of Wakefield was thrilled to partner with the Reading Rotary Club and Saugus Rotary Club to become a Life Raft Sponsor of [...]

2017-08-01T19:28:22+00:00September 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

Club Assists with Marathon Victims

The Wakefield Rotary Club recently partnered with The Wakefield Co-Operative Bank to support Boston Marathon victims. In late April, the club decided to match any donations made by individual members to the Co-op’s Marathon Victim Relief Fund. “On the day we announced the match, our club members donated $569 in just one day,” explained Rotary [...]

2017-08-01T19:25:07+00:00May 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Child Safety Presentation

Child Safety Presentation 28 Wakefield parents and educators attended the child safety seminar this Monday night. Focused on empowering parents to protect their children from sexual abuse, the 2-hour event provided scenarios on how to talk to your children about touching safety, what to do if she or he discloses abuse, and practical matters on [...]

2017-08-01T19:33:25+00:00May 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|