East Haven Rotary Club launches ‘Clothe Our Children’ for the 14th year

The East Haven Rotary Club has just launched their annual ‘Clothe Our Children’ program in cooperation with Kohl’s in Branford under Chairwoman Jeri Ripkin’s expert leadership. The Club works with school nurses and teachers in the town to select the families with the greatest need and then has the selected families bring their children to […]

It’s a good day to be an East Haven Rotarian and a bad day to be a Turkey!!

It was all hands on deck this Thanksgiving morning for the East Haven Rotary Club as East Haven Rotarians, friends and community volunteers prepared well over 120 meals to be served, delivered and picked. For the seventh consecutive year, the East Haven Rotary Club served over 60 full-course Thanksgiving dinners free of charge to East […]


Charles Goodyear – New Haven based Inventor that turned Naugatuck into the Rubber Capital of the World

Charles Goodyear was born in New Haven, Connecticut on this day (Dec 29th) in 1800 and is best known for patenting a process known as vulcanization. Amasa Goodyear, Charles’s father, opened the first US manufacturer of pearl buttons in the town of Naugatuck, CT in 1807, which supplied the US government with its entire inventory […]

North Haven Rotary Serves Food, Fellowship, Friendship, and Fun to Community

North Haven’s St. John’s Episcopal Church at 3 Trumbull Place offers Community Suppers every Friday evening during the school year from 6-7 pm for anyone in the community interested in a nutritious hot meal served by volunteers from the area. This year, the North Haven Rotary Club has pledged to provide and serve a full […]