Rotary Club of Huntingdon Valley-Churchville



Club Executives & Directors

President Elect
Membership Chair
Past President


Oct 22, 2014
Charles Bechtel
Bucks County Law Enforcement.
Oct 29, 2014
Chris Wheeler, Philadelphia Phillies
50th Anniversary of Historic 1964 Phillies Pennant Race Collapse

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Huntingdon Valley-Churchville

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 6:30 PM
Lamberti's Cucina
1045 Bustleton Pike
Feasterville Plaza Shopping Center
Feasterville, PA  19053
United States
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Where: Huntingdon Valley- Churchville Rotary, Lamberti’s, 1045 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville PA
When: Wednesday October 29, 2014, 6:30 PM
Dinner Cost: $25
To Register (required): Carol McGehean, 215-394-8076,
Phillies Ambassador Chris Wheeler will recall the 50th Anniversary of the 1964 Phillies great pennant race collapse. Chris will also look ahead to prospects and challenges for the 2015 Phillies.

Our club is actively seeking new members to take part in our social activities,  fundraisers and to learn from our great speakers !
You are invited to attend a dinner meeting at no cost or obligation.
For more information, contact Mel Montanye at 215-765-1196,

District Governor Gary Fedorcha addressed the Huntingdon Valley- Churchville Rotary on July 30.  Fedorcha's theme is to "light up" Rotary through educating the community about its  great charitable work and other  projects. Gary celebrated his birthday with the club on this special evening.

Ray Didinger, award-winning sportswriter, author, film writer, radio host, TV commentator, and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame spoke  at the Wednesday September 24 Huntingdon Valley - Churchville Rotary Club meeting.

Rich Kozub, Sr. "beamed" after another successful Rotary golf outing  to battle Rett Syndrome. Rich and his sons Mark and Rick, along with a legion of Rotary volunteers, orchestrated the 14 annual outing (12 of which benefited Rett) on May 12 at "Five Ponds " in Warminster, PA. The cause is extra special to  Rich, because his granddaughter is afflicted with this rare  illness.
Eighty-four area golfers participated. Thirteen -Thousand dollars were raised for Rett Syndrome research. A buffet dinner fundraiser with a great gifts raffle concluded the spectacular day.


Dr. David Robertson, Executive Director of the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust was our guest on September 17. He spoke of the wonders and challenges of maintaining Montgomery County's second-largest privately owned natural area that is open to the public.

It could not have been a more glorious day.  Huntingdon Valley- Churchville Rotary held its annual Fishalong, Saturday April 26 at Lomirer Park in Abington.  Nearly 150 kids and adults  attended from North Philadelphia and Lower Bucks County. The purpose of the event was to introduce children to the sport of fishing.
The Fishalong is the "brain child" of long time club member Dick Freed. Said event co-chair Lee Adams, "by doing this we bring communities together. The Fishalong teaches the younger generation the importance of sharing knowledge  and experience with one another. As the kids grow they will remember this day and teach others what they have been taught. "
The fish were donated by the Rotary and State of Pennsylvania. "Trout Unlimited" volunteered  to teach children the art of fishing, using equipment provided by the club. Mark Belomo donated a free lunch for the kids.

Russian born artist Ruslan Khais presented an
overview of Russian history and current political struggles
at  the  August 6 meeting.
To view his work visit

Marine Corps Veteran Sam Bonanno, 89, spoke at the Huntingdon Valley- Churchville Rotary Meeting on Wed. July 9. Mr. Bonanno took part in the Bouganville, Guadalcanal and Iwo Jima  campaigns in the bloodiest days of World War II. He was honored by the Marine Corps for being the oldest living Veteran who lives in this area that took part in these historic battles. Sam is  a proud member of the HV-Churchville Club. He is pictured here with Club President Rick Kozub, Jr.

Larry "Baseball" Mantz, Bob Vagnoni and Jim Shallcross (right to left) root for the Trenton Thunder on  HV- Churchville Rotary Night, June 11, 2014.


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