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Photos of the officer installation for 2017-2018. Congratulations Ken Golden!
2017-2018 Manchester Rotary Installation Dinner 2017-06-29 04:00:00Z 0
The Manchester Rotary Club is selling commemorative bricks to be installed at Charter Oak Park as part of the Rotary Music Garden.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rotarians kate Sims and Edward Firestone were joined by James Balcome as Rotaries newest Paul Harris Fellows
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The Manchester Rotary Club presented checks to two local charities today. 
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The Rotary Club of Manchester has joined with the Town of Manchester to develop a “Rotary Music Garden” as part of the overall redesign of Charter Oak Park. The park has a planned re-opening during the summer of 2017 and site preparation is currently underway.
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The Manchester Rotary Club will again host it's annual pancake breakfast on Mother's Day

Mother's Day Pancacke Breakfast! Marc Montminy 2011-04-26 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Kate Sims on Oct 08, 2007
How far you go in life depends on you being tender with the young, compassionate with the aged, sympathetic with the striving and tolerant of the weak and the strong. Because someday in life you will have been all of these.
Quote of the Week - Who Said It? Kate Sims 2007-10-09 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Kate Sims on Oct 08, 2007
An optimist is the human personification of spring.
Thought for the Week - Who Said It? Kate Sims 2007-10-09 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Kate Sims on Sep 03, 2007
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At a recent ceremony, outgoing president Kate Sims turns the leadership over to Ed Firestone.

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Richard Lawrence, a longtime Manchester Rotarian, received the "Service Above Self" Award at the Rotary District 7890 annual conference.  

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Sunday, May 11th

8 AM - Noon

Manchester Country Club

305 South Main Street Manchester, CT 

$12 for adults, $8 for children, Under 2 is free.

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The Rotary Club of Manchester participated in District Scholarship Awards and recently awarded a scholarship to Laura Markley, a junior at Eastern Connecticut State University and to Sharon Scott is a senior at the UConn.  Both women are focused on the environment with special emphasis on clean water projects, a program of the Rotary Club.

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It’s a

CABARET of music, laughter and merriment!

Friday, October 4th from 7 to 10 p.m.

Cheney Hall, 177 Hartford Road, Manchester

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Manchester Rotarians spend a weekend working at Camp Farwell in Vermont in order to earn campershipsImageImage
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Rotary Tasting and Auction Event- Swing Into Spring! Marc Montminy 0
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Manchester Rotary welcomes its newest member... Mr. Peter Harris.

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Manchester Rotary is honored with a proclamation from Mayor Leo Diana.

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Rotary members provide free dictionaries to area students.

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Past and future attendees of Camp Farwell get together with Bob & Charyl Hanson (the camp directors) and parents of campers.
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Six members of the Rotary Club of Manchester volunteered again this year to read in Washington Elementary School and other schools in town. 

 

Washington School children help Rotary's polio eradication program Marc Montminy 0
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The Manchester Rotary is leading an effort to build a memorial tribute to the victims of the Hartford Distributer shooting tragedy.
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2 Manchester Rotary members were recently honored for their work. Beth Stafford was recognized by Hartford Business Magazine as one of "eight remarkable woman in business", while Kate Sims was recognized as a candidate for "woman of the year" by the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
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Manchester Rotary Club challenges Vernon club to a food fight!
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Manchester Rotary Club Donates $9,132.88 to ECHN Cancer Center!
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The Manchester Rotary Club can now be found on Facebook as well.
Manchester Rotary Facebook Page
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Manchester Rotary welcomes its newest member... Dr, Richard Kisiel.
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A food drive organized by Rotarian David Skoczulek raised over $14,000 in donations of cash and food!
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Interested in joining Rotary International? Contact Ed Firestone at hudsn49@cox.net

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Marty Fins being presented the Community Achievement Award at the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, Monday March 20th, 2009.
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Welcom to Liz Butler who is a new Rotarian for the Manchester Rotary Club.

Liz is pictured above with Geoff Nabb and Maria Kaiser

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Bob Hanson from Camp Farwell and his staff from the Manchester Rotary
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John had recieved an award from MACC for his committment and dedication to the board for nine years.  Pictured above is Beth Stafford and John Padbury.  Congratulations John!
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Welcome to Geoff Luxenberg, who joined the Rotary Club of Mancheter, Ct on February 19th, 2009.  Geoff is being inducted into the club, picutured with President Geoff Nabb and Mary Fin
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Welcome to David Skoczulek who was inducted into Manchester Rotary on Tuesday January 6, 2009.  Pictured above is Brian Armogida inducting David Skoczulek.

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On November 6th, 2008, at the Foundation Dinner, Manchdester Rotary was awarded for its outstanding contributions to the Rotary Foundation during Past District Governor and Manchester Rotarian Dick Borden's year in office, 2007-2008. 

The larger banner is for our club's 100% participation by having every member donate to the Foundation an average minimum of $100.  The smaller one is for our club's 2nd place in the district for per capita giving - $193.95 per member.

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Richard S. Lawrence of the Manchester Rotary, CT, won the 2007-08 "Award Winning Photo" contest.  The picture is of a boy inspecting a cup of water in Cojomachaj Guatemala.  The water project was supported by 11 clubs in District 7890 who raised more than $24,000 to provide water filters, vented pit latrines, and raised vented stoves for 52 families.
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 Welcome to Rob Roy, who was inducted with PDG Dick Borden and President-elect Brian Armogida
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Shelly's Induction to Manchester Rotary
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Welcome to Aaron Farrokh, fellow dentist with Rob Fish.  Inducted into the Manchester Rotary

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Welcome to our newest member "Maria Keiser"
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Installation Dinner for incoming President Geoff Nabb and the Paul Harris Induction of Marty Fins
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Kudos to Marty!

Camp Farwell was a great experience.  We are looking forward to our girls coming back and sharing their experience

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2008 GSE Team from Sweden

Look under Site Pages for full event of pictures

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District Governor and Manchester Rotarian Richard Borden presented the Distinguished Humanitarian Service Award to Manchester Rotarian John Padbury.  Dick noted he had difficulty identifying an individual in District 7890 who better exemplified the criteria as engraved on the award: "For extraordinary personal contributions and tireless fund raising efforts to assist the hungry and less fortunate citizens in our community
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Rotary is a worldwide organization of 1.2 million business and professional persons who are dedicated to high ethical standards, perform charitable work locally, support humanitarian projects around the world, and promote international peace through understanding. As a Rotarian, I strive to uphold our motto, "Service Above Self", by giving back to my community while enjoying the cameraderie of like-minded members.

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Desmond Newman, a visiting Rotarian from Ontario, attended our November 20th, meeting and exchanged Club Banners with President of Manchester Rotary, Marcie Charest.
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Welcome and congratulations to Al Ward Jr. who was inducted into the Manchester Rotary on 10/30/07.
He was joined by District Governer Borden, Past District Governer Bill Rood, President Marcie Charest and his father Al Ward.
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On Tuesday, October 23, 2007, the Manchester Rotary Club held a Candidates Forum

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On Tuesday, September 11, 2007, the Manchester Rotary Club presented a check in the amount of $1,000 to the Manchester Police Activities League in memory of Capt. Pat Reeves, one of the original founders of PAL. 

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