Vineland Rotary Marks 20 Years of Blood Drives

October 26, 2016, Vineland, NJ – When the Rotary Club of Vineland hosted its quarterly blood drive on October 25, it marked the conclusion of the club’s twentieth year hosting blood drives in cooperation with the American Red Cross. The service club hosted its first blood drive in 1997. In the 20 years since the… Read more »

Vineland Rotary Club Adds Two New Members

Vineland, NJ – The Rotary Club of Vineland continues to add active and civically engaged new members to its rolls. At its September 13 membership luncheon, held at the Ramada of Vineland, two new members were installed. With more than 80 members, the Vineland Club is the second largest in Rotary District 7640, which encompasses… Read more »

Rotarians Honor Veterans with Wreaths of Remembrance Ceremonies

Rotary Wreaths of Remebrance

The Rotary Club of Vineland will honor local veterans in two Wreaths of Remembrance ceremonies this month. The first will take place on Saturday, December 5, at the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home in Vineland at 10 am. The second will be held on Saturday, December 12th at the Cumberland County Veterans Cemetery in Bridgeton at… Read more »

Vineland Rotary Works to Attract New Members

In the world of Rotary International, August is membership month. While adding new members is an ongoing effort, clubs give it an extra push in August. The Rotary Club of Vineland recently created a “Business Minute” with SNJ Today. It’s designed to help attract new members and is airing now on 1240 AM. In case… Read more »

Vineland Rotary Program Features Littoral Society

Restoring Coastal Waterways

At a recent meeting of the Rotary Club of Vineland, President Elect Susanna introduced Renee Brecht, from the American Littoral Society.  Brecht is also the area’s Code Blue Coordinator.  American “Littoral” meaning, Coastline or Shoreline, Society, promotes the study and conservation of marine life and habitat, protects the coast from harm, and empowers others to… Read more »

Melanie Druziako Named Rotarian of the Year

Vineland Rotarian Named Rotarian of the Year

At a recent gathering of Rotary District 7640 (representing South Jersey) members and leadership, Vineland Rotary’s very own Melanie Druziako was named the 2015 Rotarian of the Year.  This award, the district’s most prestigious, was presented by Past District Governor, Tim Datig.  Druziako serves as District 7640 Youth Services Director and is responsible for the… Read more »

Three Generations of McMahons to Donate Blood

Check out this wonderful story about the dedication of Vineland Rotary’s own Ron McMahon and his family.  This story appeared in the July 11, 2-15 issue of The Daily Journal. 3 Generations of McMahons Participate in Rotary Sponsored Blood Drive More Great Coverage of the McMahon Men  

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 »