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Thirteen Members Recognized for Commitment

Thirteen Members were recognized by Immediate Past President Mario Portillo and Immediate Past District Governor Dave Gardner. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently recognized 13 of its members who have reached perfect attendance during the Rotary year 2017-18. Although the minimum attendance requirements by Rotary International have eased, many of the Wakefield Rotarians take [...]

2019-01-02T11:03:22-05:00November 6th, 2018|Announcements, patch article, Wakefield Patch|

Club Welcomes Local Hero

Lieutenant Colonel Driscoll spoke to the Rotary Club. In attendance were eight veteran Rotarians. The Rotary Club of Wakefield recently welcomed Lieutenant Colonel Bob Driscoll of the Air National Guard at its lunch meeting. The 30-year military veteran leads the local area's emergency response which includes the medical unit of MEMA Region 1. [...]

2017-09-25T16:32:25-04:00November 17th, 2015|Wakefield Patch|

District Installation 2015-16

Rene Rancourt at District Installation Celebration Club Presidents 2015-16 with Rene Rancourt at the District Installation Celebration on June 29, 2015.   Rotary District 7930, which boasts 47 clubs in northern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, held its annual District Installation dinner and program at the Danversport Yacht Club on June 29.  Kicking [...]

2017-08-01T19:18:55-04:00July 6th, 2015|Uncategorized, Wakefield Patch|

Club Turns 92 and Gives to Food Pantry

180 items were collected for the food pantry. The Wakefield Rotary Club celebrated its 92nd birthday this week with a mini food drive. The club aimed at collecting 92 items for the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry during its meeting on Tuesday. “We wanted to give something locally for our club’s special day,” noted [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:57-04:00September 24th, 2014|Wakefield Patch|

Ed Harding Awarded Paul Harris Fellow

Ed Harding Awarded Paul Harris Fellow Rotary District 7930 Assistant Governor Joan Arsenault presented the award to Ed Harding in late July. Wakefield Rotarian Ed Harding was recognized Tuesday with a Paul Harris Fellowship Award by Rotary District 7930. The award is in recognition of Harding's contributions to the Rotary district's efforts to [...]

2017-08-01T19:21:34-04:00July 23rd, 2014|Wakefield Patch|

Investing in Youth Development

Club Makes Donations to Local Youth Programs Club President Bob Mailhoit (left) presents a donation to Burbank YMCA Membership Director Christine Fisher (second from left) along with Club Secretary Suzanne Bowering and Club Treasurer Bruce Donovan. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently donated to 2 local YMCA programs and the Wakefield Boys and Girls [...]

2017-08-01T19:22:26-04:00July 14th, 2014|Wakefield Patch|

Club Makes Donation to Beebe Library

Funds to Benefit a New Learning Tool at the Beebe Library   Wakefield Rotary Club Vice President Bob Kimball (left) and President Bob Mailhoit (right) presented a donation to Beebe Library Director Sharon Gilley earlier this month. The Wakefield Rotary Club recently donated funds to purchase a new iPad for the Beebe Library. [...]

2017-08-01T19:30:43-04:00July 8th, 2014|Uncategorized, Wakefield Patch|

Club Donates to the Food Pantry and K-9 Fund

The Rotary Club of Wakefield is happy to announce two donations to the local Wakefield community. The club received a request for financial assistance from the Interfaith Food Pantry for some logistical equipment, and the club responded with a $500 donation. Interfaith Food Pantry Board member Judy Gordon was on hand to receive the donation. [...]

2017-08-01T19:27:11-04:00August 14th, 2013|Announcements, Wakefield Patch|

FREE seminar offered to educators, families, and citizens

How the Wakefield Rotary Club is Strengthening Families Strengthening Families Workshop Join us for this FREE training open to parents, community workers, and educators on Monday, October 28th 9:30am-3:30pm at the Beebe Library in Wakefield. Facilitated by Marybeth Dwyer of the Children's Trust Fund, the training consists of 2 parts: 1) Strengthening Families: An effective [...]

2013-06-04T22:42:09-04:00June 4th, 2013|Wakefield Patch|

Club Installs Joe Buscaino

The Wakefield Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Joe Buscaino has been inducted as a new member of the club. Raised in Gloucester, Joe, his wife, and children now call Wakefield home.  He has served as a long-time member of the finance council and a former member of the advisory board for Saint Anthony’s [...]

2013-06-04T21:58:44-04:00June 4th, 2013|Wakefield Patch|