Official Visit #34 – East Hampton Rotary inducts 2 new members

The East Hampton Rotary Club grew their ranks to 62 members last night by inducting 2 new excellent members; Mark Cibula (Master Plumber) and and Kevin Reed (State Police Explosives Expert), both were sponsored by President Kevin Kuhr.

The East Hampton Rotary Club is involved in many activities including the Old Home Days in East Hampton an annual BMW raffle, selling “Glorious Burgers” and marching in the parade.  They also run an annual golf tournament each October and in December they throw a “Breakfast with Santa” event which is something not to be missed.  Additionally the Club serves pancakes to over 1,000 people and collects food donations for local food banks.

The Club also provides scholarships for graduating seniors, financially supports the local food and fuel banks in East Hampton and Marlborough and promotes and encourages reading programs for young children. They also actively seek ways to help other civic organization in their community.

The East Hampton Rotary Club is a good global citizen as they support eradication of  polio, help to provide clean drinking water and hospital facilities to those without,and various other projects to increase the quality of life for those that are struggling around the world.

Barbara Moore, Immediate Past President of the Club, has been the Champion Supporter in the Oklahoma Relief Effort for our District. Last Friday; Barbara, The East Hampton Rotary Club, The Colchester Rotary Club and another 1/2 dozen community based organizations held a dinner to support Oklahoma Relief and raised $4,000 towards the fund.

The East Hampton Rotary Club is also the home club to everyone’s favorite PDG and Rotary Coordinator at Rotary International; Alan Hurst.  Assistant Governor Jack Solomon also calls the East Hampton Rotary Club home.

With Jack and Alan as members and Red’s expert Club stewardship it should be not be a surprise that this is a Vibrant Rotary Club. Meetings are informative, fun and are held at  Angelico’s Lake House that boast some of the best water views available, some of the members even come to the meeting by boat. The East Hampton Rotary Club meets on Wednesday evenings and it is definitely worth doing a make-up there.

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