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 »

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 »