Vineland Rotary Adds Playground to Family Shelter

Photo of volunteers in playground

  When Rotary District 7640 received a grant to cover the cost of a new playground set at the Cumberland Family Shelter, Vineland Rotarians volunteered to help bring the project to life.  Together with Chris Smaniotto from the shelter, Vineland Rotary members, Gus Foster, Ed Morvay, Kevin Bernhardt, and Bonni Blarcom spent a recent Saturday… Read more »

VHS Interact Club’s Top Ten List

Interact Club Members

Most active Interact members recognized for putting “Service Above Self” At the final meeting of the year for the Vineland High School Interact Club, 10 members received special honors for exemplifying “Service Above Self” – the motto by which more than 1.2 million Rotarians live.  This honor was earned throughout the school year as club… Read more »

Ready for Play!

Playground created by Vineland Rotary

Congratulations and special thanks to Rotary Club of Vineland volunteers and friends, led by project chair, Ed Morvay, on the completion of the Cumberland County Family Shelter Playground Project.  You did a fabulous job — and have given the gift of outdoor play to many children and their families.  

Rotary Recognizes Student Scholars and Role Models

Rotary Recognizes Student Scholars and Role Models Vineland Rotary Club awards $22,500 in scholarships When it comes to outstanding youth, 17 of South Jersey’s finest were the honored by the Rotary Club of Vineland as recipients of more than $22,500 in scholarships.  The annual Awards and Recognition event was held at the Ramada Inn in… Read more »

Caitlyn Terry to Speak at May 26 Club Meeting

Special guest and Hometown Hero, Caitlyn Terry will be speaking at the May 26 Rotary Club of Vineland meeting (12:10 p.m. at the Ramada Inn in Vineland).  Caitlyn is an impressive young woman who serves in remote impoverished villages worldwide to help people gain access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation facilities. See you on May… Read more »

Rylarians in the House

The program for the May 12 Club Meeting was all about our youth.  Melanie Druziako, District 7640 Youth Services Director (and a member of our club) gave an overview of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA) prior to introducing the class of 2015 RYLA students our club is sponsoring. Melanie first introduced Sejel Menghani of… Read more »

Thank You for Many Years of Service

At the club’s meeting on May 6, 2015, Ed Morvay awarded Milestone Pins to the following members: Bruce Middleton, 51 years Henry Hansen, 50 years Ed Bernhardt, 45 years Charles Girard, 45 years Charles Loyle, 40 years Charles Parrish, 40 years Dan Theokas, 40 years Al Marsh, 40 years Jerry Batt, 35 years Bill Dudley,… Read more »

Members Bid Farewell to a Dear Friend

It is with great sadness that we report that Carl Johnson passed away on May 12, 2015.  Carl was a member of Vineland Rotary since 1981.  We will meet as a group to pay our respects on Friday, May 15, 2015, at 9 am at the Christy Funeral Home, 11 W. Broad Street, Millville.  Viewing is from… Read more »

Members Hear from Newspaper Editor

Jason Alt, Regional Editor of The Daily Journal and The Courier Post was the speaker at last week’s lunch meeting. Jason began his interest in journalism at a young age and has been with the Daily Journal since 2003.  The main focus of the newspaper is on “Watchdog Journalism” covering local city councils, boards and… Read more »