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EVENTS

 
 

SCHEDULED SPEAKERS

Aug 05, 2015
Lori Michelle - ALL MEETINGS
Running on Love 5K
Aug 12, 2015
District 7470 Governor Frank Geraghty (All 3 Mtgs)
Annual Meeting with the District Governor
Aug 19, 2015
Vivian Gaspar - LUNCH ONLY
NJ Foreclosure Process
Aug 26, 2015
Glenn Chelliah (ALL MEETINGS)
Solar Panels for the Poor in Sri Lanka
Sep 02, 2015
Brian Covan (ALL MEETINGS)
Eagle Scout project @ Jockey Hollow
 

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Treasurer
Secretary
Vice President
Director
Camp Merry Heart
Gift of Life
Conference Rep
Speakers Chair
Foundation
 

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MORRISTOWN ROTARY 

45 South Park Place

Box 204 

Morristown, NJ 07960

 

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We Are Morristown Rotary & We Make A Positive Difference

We create positive change in our community and our world. We are all volunteers. We give time and resources to help others and we have fun, too. You've come to the right place to learn more about Rotarians, who we are, and what we do. 

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Our very own Harvey Gilbert has alerted us to a need for help in Nepal. Checks should be made out to the Livingston Sunrise Rotary Club or cash can be given directly to Harvey (who regularly attends the Livingston Sunrise meeting as well as being a founding member of the club).
 
Here is the e-mail with all of the details:
 
Greetings from Nepal!
 
I paid a visit to an area that was hard hit by the April may earthquakes. This area called Jeetpurfedi lies North of Kathmandu and was almost totally devastated by the tremors. Rotary Club of Dillibazar provided immediate relief after the quakes and these comprised of foodstuffs to the most needy/disadvantaged groups. We also coordinated with the village elders to provide Corrugated Galvanised Iron (CGI) sheets for roofing to 41 houses. We ensured that the recipients also contributed (mostly through labor) in the reconstruction process.
During the visit, we saw some reconstruction taking place. Some donors had contributed in constructing classrooms for the school and were made of CGI sheets. These would save the children from the changing weather (wind, sun and rain). The need is large and our Government is struggling to provide help where it is most needed. In the case of Jeetpurfedi, there is a need to help the school that has around 350 children in different grades. Permanent classrooms, playground, community hall etc are some of the requirements. This is in a peri-urban setting (place that is rural but has characteristics of the urban areas). Rotary Club of Dillibazar has been working around education (even before the earthquakes) hence our focus naturally are in that area. We have also provided help to a school that provided education to the deaf and dumb children in Kathmandu. Some assistance here is also needed. Please understand that we are looking at schools that we are familiar with. Please discuss at your Club.
 
Best
Jayendra Rimal
Past President
Rotary Club of Dillibazar Kathmandu
Nepal
 

 
Morristown Rotary Club recently celebrated the installation of a new President and Club Directors & Officers. As Barbara Ward steps down as president after a successful term, we welcome Douglas Greenberger as our 94th Morristown Rotary Club President.  Doug follows in his father's footsteps as Club President on the 50th anniversary of his father's term.  Steven Greenberger, was Morristown Rotary President during the 1965-1966 Rotary year. Doug has dedicated his presidential year to his father. 
 
 
 

 
 
At the District Conference in Washington D.C., Morristown Rotary took home two awards. The first was best attendance at the conference with 26 of our members and their guests in attendance. The second was the prestigious Presidential Citation, where Morristown Rotary was one of only six clubs in the district to receive such an honor. Click "Read More" to see more photos. 
 
   
 
  
 
 
Morristown Rotary is open to adults who want to make positive contributions to their community and the international community. Learn more about Rotary by clicking icons in the left column of our website. 
 
Recently, Morristown Rotary welcomed its newest member, Adileh Rodin.
 
Click "Read More" for photos of more new members who've recently joined our club.
 
 
 
 
 
Morristown is filled with barrels of flowers once again, thanks to the vision of a Morristown Rotarian and the generosity of Rotary Club of Morristown's members and friends. Thanks to all the Rotarians and their friends and families who helped. See more pix by clicking "Read More" below, or in our Photo Albums in the column at left. Go MoRo
 
  
 
  
 
  
 
 
 
 
 
President Barbara Ward with the leader of the Group Study Exchange team from Peru taken at the May 6 lunch meeting, where GSE team members were our guest speakers. Group Study Exchange is one of several exchange programs, both youth and adult, which foster goodwill and better friendships among countries of the world.
 
 

 
 
Rotarians in service to Morristown, cleaning up the roadsides and making a positive difference! 
 
 
 
 

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"Rotary Club of Morristown" meets at "The Morristown Club," a destination enjoyed by local business leaders and their families for over 100 years. The location at 27 Elm Street is rich in history with beautiful ambiance and delicious food, and it is within walking distance of greater downtown.  

Good People. Good Works. Good Food. Walk to lunch meetings on Wednesday.  Connect with business owners and committed volunteers. Become a part of it. We welcome new members. Contact Denny Morrison, Membership, for more information.

 

 

 

 
 

 

Rotarian Doug Greenberger, a Trustee of The Green, is featured in this MorristownGreen.com story: http://morristowngreen.com/2015/04/17/going-for-a-greener-green-morristown-must-keep-off-the-grass-for-a-few-weeks/

 

Rotarian Glenn Coutts, a Trustee of The Green.  Photo by Kevin Coughlin of Morristown Green. Here's a Morristown Green article about The Trustees of The Green recent recognition by Morris Arts.  
 

 

 
 
 

Rotarians are good people to do business with and they're in every sort of business!  
[MORRISTOWN ROTARIANS, To have your Business shown here, email info to Denny. Thanks!]

      

ALL COMPUTERS GO!   Umut Bitlisli, Owner. Computer Service in-house or your location: setups, upgrades, wireless networks, spyware/virus removal, data recovery & more

THE BRUEN GROUP, COLDWELL BANKER   Debbie Bruen of The Bruen Group, an award winning Realtor

DUBLIN PUB   Jim Mongey, Owner, and Morristown Rotary Club Past President

EMBROIDME MORRISTOWN   George Zacieracha, Owner, and Creator of Customized Marketing Products & Apparel

WENNOGLE LAW  Denise Wennogle of Wennogle Law, a Collaborative Divorce Practitioner

Click here for ROTARY DISTRICT 7470 BUSINESS DIRECTORY

 
 
 
Shelter Box is an international emergency response program started by a Rotarian.  This video (2012) shows the amazing dome-tent home, living supplies, including water purification, and tools to survive that come out of a green Shelter Box.

 

 

 
 
 

Rain? What rain? A hearty crew of Morristown Rotary Club members marched in The Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade 2015. Thanks to Rotarian George at EmbroidMe of Morristown NJ for watching out for his fellow club members with the great umbrellas!

 
 
 

THANK YOU to everyone who contributed to the BEST EVER Taste of Morristown, from those who planned and executed, toted and carried, brought food, wine and servers, and those who attended. It was a spectacular evening of tasting, toasting, socializing and winners going home with prizes. ALL Profits will benefit local and international humanitarian charitable causes. Morristown Rotary Club says "THANK YOU."  

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Daily Record News Coverage 
Morristown Green Coverage  
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Morristown Rotary Club members attended a Valentine's Day Dinner Dance sponsored by the Morris Plains Rotary Club. The even was held at The Hanover Manor. The band played great 1970's tunes, and some from the 1960's, too. A few club members are in these photos.  

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Rotary and friends had a great time at The Prudential Center watching NJ Devils win. Thanks to Carol for organizing this fundraiser for Gift Of Life & a "fun-raiser" for the Club! Special thanks to Midge putting her firsthand knowledge of "The Rock" to good use. [Pictured: Deborah, Sue, Denise & John].

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The Rotary Club of Morristown, NJ has partnered with the Rotary Club of Colombo West in Sri Lanka on a new endeavor named Project Joy, to fund equipment to local physicians treating epilepsy in Sri Lanka.  It is the Children's Epilepsy Project's goal to provide equipment to local physicians to assist them in making accurate diagnoses for the selection of the most appropriate therapy.  This approach to treatment of children with epilepsy gives them a chance for a normal life.  Learn more at our dedicated Rotary Project Joy Website: www.rotaryprojectjoy.com

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The Interfaith Food Pantry serves residents of Morris County supplying food to assist families and households affected by hard economic times. Families face difficulties when the household income earners are subjected to unemployment, reduced hours or reduced pay. Never has the role of the Interfaith Food Pantry been greater than now.
 

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Nutrition educator Jennifer Percival conducts a cooking demonstration for beneficiaries of the Interfaith Food Pantry in the Healthy Choice Teaching Kitchen.

 
 
 
 

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Solar Lighting Project: A report by Paul Sigmund, Ministry Of Hope, to Morristown Rotary Club regarding their $2,500 grant. 

Ideas sometimes arise unexpectedly.  During the first week of last year’s trip to Malawi, we constructed swing sets at MOH's feeding centers.  Mid way through the second week, as we were enjoying the African sunset after the day’s work building a gravity drip irrigation system for a vegetable garden, I was struck by the suddenness via which the sunset plunged into total darkness.  As the sun fades, without electricity all activity at the remote feeding centers comes to a halt and the kids MOH serves quickly leave for home in the surrounding villages. What a difference a few electric lights might make! 

 
 
 
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Sponsored by the Morristown Rotary Club, mother, Margaret and GIFT OF LIFE CHILD, Dotun (pronounced Dotsoon) traveled to Montefiore hospital where the surgeons performed surgery to correct a hole in his heart and an unhealthy thickening of the walls of his heart. This is very dangerous and tricky surgery especially for a child of this age and size.
 
 
 
 

Morristown Rotary Club members make our community and our world a better place. They say a picture is worth 1,000 words, so here's VOLUMES about us!  Camp Merry Heart and JBWS are just a couple of the local programs helped by Rotarians and grants.  Click "More" to see More.  

 
 
 
 
Morristown Rotary Club members do many different things for many worthwhile causes. Here's a list along with an invitation to check us out. Share it with prospective members, event sponsors, and media outlets when talking about contributions our club makes in our community and worldwide. 
 
 
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Morristown Rotary Club
45 Park Place, Box 204
Morristown, NJ 07960