We recently awarded the "Service Above Self Award" to Antrim Elementary School Student Zoe Durante (7th Grade).
January 23rd 2018
from left
Kathy Miller, Zoe Durante, Ed DeFelice, Pastor John Durante(father), Christina Durante (mother)
Awarding of the "Service Above Self" Award 2018-02-01 05:00:00Z 0
Planning for the 2018 Point Pleasant Beach Offshore Grand Prix 2018-02-01 05:00:00Z 0
The Point Pleasant Beach Rotary attended the Vocational Awards dinner on Monday January 29th at the Bove Grande.
From front left:
Anthony Petrocelli, Kathy Miller, Tony Caldarise, Paul Appel, Sue Nemiroff, Lance Nemiroff, Craig McLean, Sheila Vinton, Jane Carver, Carol Boesch, Karen Rosamilla, Pat Immordino, Pam Simanski-Maguire.
Vocational Awards Dinner - 2018 2018-01-31 05:00:00Z 0
At our Tuesday, October 10, 2017 meeting, we inducted two new members, and had Jeffrey Volmar from Team Rubicon as a guest speaker.  Thank you to Jeff for taking time out of your day to visit with us, and congratulations to the new members!
New Members and a Speaker From Team Rubicon! 2017-10-19 04:00:00Z 0
On Tuesday night, we had a guest from the Rotary Public Image Committee, Jess Connors. She spoke about utilizing Facebook both personally, and professionally!  Thank you Jess!
Social Media for Rotarians 2017-09-20 04:00:00Z 0
We are pleased to announce that we recently inducted two new members, Kelly Priveto and her mom Karen Rosamilla, who own the Jewelry Joint on Bay Avenue in Point Pleasant Beach.  If you know them, please congratulate them!
New Members Inducted! 2017-09-20 04:00:00Z 0
Music has been an important part of leading an ordinary life for students at the Music School for Children With Disabilities in Honor of Paul Harris in Lublin, Poland. Founded by Rotary members, the school serves 20 students with various disabilities, including Down syndrome, autism, and visual impairments. The Rotary Club of Lublin-Centrum-Maria Curie-Sklodowska has provided funding with help from Rotary Foundation Matching Grants and the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society, which houses the school.
After their son Mateusz was born with underdeveloped eyes, Mariusz and Joanna Kania looked for ways to help him be active. When he showed an aptitude for music, they looked for a teacher and were thrilled to find the Paul Harris music school.
Helping people with disabilities make their own music 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
For years, Angalia Bianca had slept in abandoned buildings throughout Chicago. She stole. She did drugs. She spent time in and out of jail for forgery, theft, trespassing, and possession of narcotics. But after she landed in prison for the seventh time, something changed -- Bianca knew she wanted a better life. She just didn’t know how to make it happen.
After serving her time, Bianca sought help from a local homeless organization, A Safe Haven, and moved to its shelter in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Bianca followed the program closely -- she attended all the required meetings, passed drug tests, and volunteered at every opportunity.
Finding Safe Haven 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
What is it like taking a large team to Africa?  It has probably been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. In mid February, I began leading Rotary members from all over the East Coast of the United States through Ghana. I’ve tried to give the team a warm Ghanaian welcome like I’ve received on my earlier trips. A large trip is a real blessing because each person sees Ghana and our work in a different way.

A highlight for the team was greeting the chief of Sagadugu. The team got excited about buying goats and food for children in the villages where I support eight churches. It was good to see the pastors of most of the eight churches, and I had to explain that we were just passing through on our way to Bolgatanga.
Saving lives in Ghana 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z 0
Throughout India and around the world, Rotary clubs are celebrating a major milestone: India has gone three years without a new case of polio. The last reported case was a two-year-old girl in West Bengal on 13 January 2011. To mark this historic triumph, Rotary clubs illuminated landmarks and iconic structures throughout the country with four simple but powerful words, "India is polio free."
The three-year achievement sets the stage for polio-free certification of the entire Southeast Asia region by the World Health Organization. The Indian government also plans to convene a polio summit in February to commemorate this victory in the global effort to eradicate polio.
India celebrates three years without polio 2014-02-26 00:00:00Z 0