Upcoming Events

 

 

The Morristown Rotary Club is marking it's centennial with a $90,000 donation to the Town of Morristown to build a pavilion at Lidgerwood Park.


This pavilion is one of the ways we are celebrating 100 years of service to the community as well as 100 years of continuing service into the future. - Steve Ellerman, President

 

Please Join Us in the Celebration! 

Purchase a custom-engraved brick at the Rotary Pavilion being built at Lidgerwood Park, Morristown’s most utilized park.  A brick path will surround the pavilion and will have six distinct sections, each corresponding to one of our six areas of service:
 
  • Culture
  • Education
  • Health
  • Hunger
  • Veterans
  • Youth

Engraved bricks will make an enduring legacy for you, or for a special event or person in your life, or an institution you wish to honor. 

Brick can be purchased for the following:
$100           4x8”         4 lines of text, with 21 characters per line
$250           8x8”         8 lines of text, with 21 characters per line
If you are interested in a larger display, please contact Donna Orr at djorr54@gmail.com. 
Please indicate in the "Any comments or questions" box on your order form the area of service you would like your brick placed in.  
 

(Click on the picture below to watch the donation video)

 

 

Morristown Rotary Club is a volunteer based organization that serves the community and is part of Rotary International. Volunteers give their time to different community projects, fund raise funds, and provide support to many organizations, that help our community members and students. Below is a list of the activities that we do and have fun at!

This is what we are and how we do things.

"MAKING A POSITIVE DIFFERENCE"

Visitors and prospective members - We hope to see you at one of them or at one of our meetings!

 

 

 

 

Some of our Service Projects

   
 
During the pandemic, Morristown partners and buys meals from our restaurant partners to provide meals to the Homeless Solutions shelter and the senior residents at the Town and Township Housing Authority buildings
 
 
Camp Merry Heart Karaoke: Karaoke event for the kids at Camp Merry Heart (Hackettstown).  Lead and participate in karaoke event for special need kids. The kids love the event and look forward to it!
 
 
 
Morristown Reads:  Run booth for collection and distribution of books for children.  Distribute books both at the event and afterwards to community partners seeking books for kids in need.
 
 
Homeless Vets Program: Assist the vets in transitional housing at the VA campus in Lyons every month
Original Music Fest: @Ginty Field - Free, family centric event, with live music from local musicians, games and crafts for kids, food trucks
 
 
 
 
NJBWS holiday project: Collect and donate items on wish list for one or more families at the Jersey Battered Women’s Shelter. 
 
 
Home Town Beautification ( Town Hall):  Garden bed clean up and planting flowers in front of town hall. 
 
 
 
Table of Hope: Serve dinner to community members in need at the Bethel Church (Interfaith Hope Pantry)
 
 
 
Morristown clean up:  Participate in the town wide cleanup
 
 
Soup Kitchen: Serve those in need at the Community Soup Kitchen
 
 
Grow it Green: Assist in preparation and planting of farm for Grow it Green in Clinton, NJ.
 
End Hunger: Assist with setup for event at Drew University which packs over 200,000 meals for people in need.  
 
Salvation Army bell ring: Collect donations for the Salvation Army utilizing the well known bell and red kettle. 
 
 
Homeless Solutions: Cooking and serving dinner for guests of HS. 
 
 
Habitat for Humanity: Team up with HH to assist in the building of their local housing units.
 
 
Girl Scout Camp Clean Up: Help prep the camp at Jockey Hollow for the summer
Sid Lucky Food Drive: Food and donation collection for the Interfaith Food Pantry.   

 

Our biggest fundraisers

 
 
Taste of Morristown in March
 
 
 
 
50/50 Raffle in October
 
 

 

Some of the Community Organizations we support through grants

(specific program objectives)

Gift of Life
 
Family Promise
 
Morristown Area American Little League
 
Neighborhood House   
 
Good Grief
 
Housing Partnership for Morris
 
Deirdes’s House
 
OASIS
 
Dress for success
 
Preschool Advantage
 
Morris Educational Foundation
 
CASA
 
Interfaith Food Pantry
 
First Night Morristown
 
Polio Plus
 
 

 

 

 

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 ROTARY Club of Morristown
 
 
MEETS EVERY WEDNESDAY

12:15-1:30  Lunch @
The Morristown Club, 27 Elm St

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5:45-7:00  Appetizers @
Dublin Pub, 4 Pine St
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If you are uncomfortable for an in person meeting, you are welcome to join the evening meeting using Zoom. Please contact Nick Walsh or Paul Nelson from below to get the meeting information.
OFFICERS & DIRECTORS
President
President Elect
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
Immediate Past President
Foundation Chair
Membership Development
Parlimentarian
Board Member
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"SERVICE ABOVE SELF"

SCHEDULED SPEAKERS
Rosemary Becchi ~ Sunset
Oct 27, 2021
Jersey 1st ~ Truth in Numbers
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Oct 27, 2021
Purple Heart Registry
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Nov 03, 2021
CASA
Ellsworth Havens ~ Lunch
Dec 01, 2021
District End Hunger Chair
Ellsworth Havens ~ Sunset
Dec 01, 2021
District End Hunger Chair
Donna Miller & Tina Mejia ~ Lunch
Dec 08, 2021
Atlantic Healthcare Private Care & Visiting Nurse Services
Donna Miller & Tina Mejia ~ Sunset
Dec 08, 2021
Atlantic Healthcare Private Care & Visiting Nurse Services
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