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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, email@example.com
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, firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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 http://www.ruslankhaisart.com/
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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