Official Visit #11 – Newtown Rotary Club

President Tom McKirdy

President Tom McKirdy

Newtown Rotary Club Banner

Newtown Rotary Club Banner (no old Blue & Gold banner here)

The Newtown Rotary Club is heading into a busy time of year under President Tom McKirdy’s expert leadership.

On Sept 2nd the club is running the food booth at the  labor day parade in Newtown Connecticut  as well as organizing a marching contingency of 40 – 80 Rotarians.

On Sept 9th the club is running their annual golf tournament at the Tashua Knolls Golf Club. This event is the club’s major fundraiser of the year, please come out and support them.

On Dec 7th the club will run their annual Pancake Breakfast.

Proceeds from the club’s fundraisers support:  Dorothy Day Hospitality House, Parent Connection, Newtown Scholarship Fund, Rotary Park, VNA and Regional Hospice Home, Hord Scholarship, Christmas Adopt a Family, Children’s Adventure Center Library project, The Meeting House Restoration, The Alexandria Room Kitchen Renovation, The Newtown Fund Holiday Adopt a Family Program, Polio Eradication Program, Haitian Health Foundation, World wide clean water and disease prevention programs  and Liberian Eye Care Center to name a few.

The Newtown Rotary club will celebrate their 75th anniversary this year.

This club is the home club to Immediate Past District Governor Brian Amey and Assistant Governor Larry Gardner.

The Newtown Rotary club meets at the Inn in Newtown on Monday evenings. A very nice, historic spot with great fellowship and a terrific place to do a make-up.

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