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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 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|

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+00:00 May 26th, 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+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Club Honors WWII Hero

Club Installs Larry Kirby as Honorary Member and Paul Harris Fellow Rotarian Police Chief Rick Smith (right) congratulates Larry Kirby. The Wakefield Rotary Club installed Mr. Larry Kirby as an Honorary Member and Paul Harris Fellow at its awards dinner last week. An author, Mr. Kirby is a two-time guest speaker at the [...]

2017-08-01T19:20:26+00:00 November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|