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New Member Reception Atria Woodbriar
Oct 27, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
New Member Reception Sea Crest Beach Hotel
Nov 06, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
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Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Oct 20, 2014

The Falmouth Rotary Club is inviting all those in the community interested in what Rotary does to a New Member Reception.  There will be one on October 27, 2014 at Atria Woodbriar and another one on November 6, 2014 at the Sea Crest Beach Hotel. Both events will start at 6pm.

We are inviting all those interested as potential members to meet and talk to existing members, learn about various rotary programs, how to become a member and membership responsibilities, and learn about all the amazing endeavors we can accomplish together. These receptions are free of charge and include light refreshments. All interested individuals are encourage to attend.

We  are requesting that all  interested prospective members RSVP to Membership Chair Allan Wilson at

allanwil1999@aol.com or call Tel: 860 - 944 - 8293.

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Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Oct 08, 2014

On October 21,2014 the Falmouth Rotary Club and the Falmouth Elementary Schools will welcome the Consul General of Guatemala to Falmouth. Consul General Patricia Loavagnino and Vice Consul Jorge Archila will pay visits to all four of our elementary schools to address the 4th grade classes who have been working this year on a project  titled "Hands Across Borders".

The students are engaged in a school to school project with"sister" schools in Guatemala.  They are exploring the culture, language , and art of the country. Writing skills are being put to use in correspondence between students.

The project was conceived by members of the Falmouth Rotary Club And is part of its International and Educational Focus 

The Consul General will also be attending a reception at the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce attended by our Town Manager and Selectmen from 11:30 - 1:00pm .

The day will be completed by her attendance at the Rotary Club's dinner that evening where she will be the quest of honor and the evening's  speaker.    

Stay tuned for more on this amazing project! Check out the International Committee page for updates 

Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Sep 25, 2014

Salute to our heroes! We joined the community in cheering on the Wounded Warrior Project bike ride on the Falmouth leg of their journey today! Thank you to all the brave men and women who give so much!

 

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Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Aug 21, 2014

Falmouth Rotary Announces 14th Annual Crafts & Antique Fair;
Over 2,500 Expected to Attend
Old-Time Fiddle Contest Featured


The Falmouth Rotary announces that it will hold its 14th annual Crafts Fair, September 13th and 14th, at the Falmouth Marine Park “Band Shell”.  Hours for the fair are 8am- 4pm both Saturday and Sunday.

“The Rotary’s Annual Crafts Fair is a family event and has become a tremendous success,” said Rotary President Rich Edes.  The fair attracts over 2,500 people, over the 2 day events, who shop at over 60 vendor booths.

“With so many booths and a wide variety of products, the fair delivers a great consumer event, with vendors offering antique furnishings, hand-made and estate jewelry, as well as china and glassware.  Each year we sell out our booth allotment, said the Rotary spokesman

The event will feature a judged “Old-Time Fiddle Contest” with over a dozen fiddlers competing.  This year Falmouth Rotary has expanded their entertainment schedule to include a Fishing Derby for Kids, a USA Kung Fu Demo, Frank O’Rourke, a local musician, dance demonstrations by Cape Cod Dance Center and the Falmouth Dance Academy, and a Mother Goose on the Loose session with the popular Ms. Amy!

“We expect that this musical highlight will add additional sparkle to an already lively fair.  Last year’s Fiddle Contest and other entertainment was a tremendous success and was well attended,” said Edes.  

“The Craft Fair, in its 14th year, is now a tradition and is one of the most visible ways Falmouth Rotarians support their community,” said Edes. Proceeds from the Craft Fair help Rotary fund its’ scholarships for Falmouth students, efforts to support clean waters and Rotary’s worldwide effort to eradicate polio.

“Founded in 1927, Falmouth Rotary is very active in our community in both large and small ways,” said Edes.  Besides, through our scholarships the Falmouth Rotary has helped the East Falmouth Elementary School expand its math and sciences book collection, helped expand parking at Spohr Gardens, has donated funds to VIPS(Volunteers in Public Schools), funded the sign at the Gus Canty center and the kiosk at the Town Hall.

“Falmouth Rotary efforts even made the helicopter pad at Falmouth Hospital a reality,” said Edes.


Entry is just $2.00 and offers an affordable day of fun for the entire family, he added.

Visit Falmouth Rotary by going to: http://www.falmouthrotary.com

Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Jul 22, 2014

Cory A. Rivera, son of Mr. & Mrs. Allen Rivera of East Falmouth is the recipient of the Falmouth Rotary Club's Junior Year Scholarship.  Cory is entering his third year of studies at Sacred Heart University.  A nursing major, he has been active in many community service activities such as Habitat for humanity, Relay for Life and as student leader for Mission Matters in Mississippi. In addition to his very active volunteer activates he has maintained an impressive 3.98/4.00 grade point average.

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It was very difficult to choose among this year's field of highly qualified students.  All who applied are very talented and we wish them tremendous success!

Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Jun 17, 2014

RI President-elect Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang was inspired by the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius who said: "It is better to light a single candle, than to sit and curse the darkness."

"There are so many problems in the world, so many people who need help. Many people say, 'There's nothing I can do.' So they sit there doing nothing. Meanwhile everything stays dark," Huang told the 537 district governors and their spouses and partners who are attending the 2014 International Assembly in San Diego, California.

"The Rotary way is the Confucius way. The Rotary way is to light a candle. I light one, you light one, 1.2 million Rotarians light one. Together, we light up the world," said Huang, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Taipei in Taiwan.

After announcing his theme at the opening session of the five-day training meeting, Huang urged club members toLight Up Rotary in the coming year by hosting a Rotary Day in their community and including local Rotaract and Interact members in their service projects.

"How you Light Up Rotary is up to you," Huang said. "You know where you are strong, you know what your community needs, and you know how you can help."

https://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/huang-encourages-club-members-%E2%80%98light-rotary%E2%80%99

 

Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Jun 15, 2014

Thanks to all the Rotarians, Masons, Friends and Neighbors for coming out and supporting us in our efforts to raise money to benefit our local scholarships we give out each year!  We got the pancake seal of approval from the kids! Check out more pictures from the event in our photo album!Image

Posted by Amy DellaPosta on Apr 26, 2014

Every year our club picks up the trash at Menauhant Beach including the beach, lots, dunes and the back side. The amount of trash is appalling and very obviously a big problem for our community. In our Beach Cleanup photo album we have pictures of some of the items that we cleaned up and all these things are repetitive yearly items we have to clean up. It is sad to see that our community property that is owned and enjoyed by the young and old is treated in such a way. The amount of cigarette butts, plastic, paraphernalia, broken glass and other trash will shock you. We invite you to join us in our future projects and future cleanups as we try to do our small part in making the world a better place. As always Service above Self ♥

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