Dear Jeff and dear Rotarians of the Rotary Club of Montgomery & Rocky Hill, NJ,
I am happy to let you know that i arrived safe and attended my first fellowship last Sunday where i was able to present the Flag and tell my fascinating story (I have attached some pictures of the event although i wasn't able to get a picture of your flag in particular) I promise to bring your flag the next time i am in town.
Also this is to let you know that my brother's wife is running an online fund raising campaign to raise funds to support her in this unfamiliar territory for her. The funds shall cover medical bills, assist with his rehabilitation .
Follow the link on https://www.gofundme.com/help-jp-afer-spinal-cord-injury
Kind regards,Simon P. LwanjoRead More
The next car I buy will be the last car I buy. In fact, I predict my boys will NEVER buy a car. Harry has grandpa's Honda Civic which Graeme will drive once Harry heads to college in some city where having a car will be a liability, not an asset. He'll then live and work in a city, at least for a short time. That's not the only thing our kids will never experience.
It's fun to think about the future. The difference between our imaginings back when we were kids is that they seemed like science fiction dreams. Today, there isn't anything kids think about that won't come to fruition in their lifetimes.Read more
Six months have flown by as president of the Rotary Club of Montgomery and Rocky Hill. So much has happened that was planned from the outset, but there has been much more we have taken on as a club that we didn't see coming. It is time to take stock of where we are and what every single member needs to do to ensure we reach our goals not only for the next six months, but over the next 2-1/2 years.Read more
By David Munshine and Julia Kathan
The classic American holiday season song says "It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year," but for people thinking about making a donation to charity, it can be the most wondering time of the year — wondering where to give, how much to give, and how generous others really are.
Many wonder if they can really make a difference. The answer is a resounding yes, and with a little research you can do the most good for your favorite causes. Here are few myths clouding philanthropy that we'd like to clear up:Read more
My mother always said I had ants in my pants. Still does. I haven't changed much. I don't think I'm alone. I've heard and read that many Rotarians want Rotary International to set a new agenda. Eradicating polio was a success. Times are changing and Rotary needs to get younger. There are 1.2 million members and that's not enough. There are over 35,000 clubs and that's not enough. The Montgomery/Rocky Hill Rotary Club has thirty six members but we need more. We had 900 runners last year but want 2,000.
We should never rest on our laurels. But first, we need to finish the job.Read more
The men and women of Rotary volunteer their time and resources to help others in their communities and throughout the world. The object of Rotary is service - to the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world. Rotary, the largest worldwide service organization, is universally known as “an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace in the world.”
Since its founding in 1990, Montgomery-Rocky Hill Rotarians have offered their personal time to people in need and for projects in Montgomery and Rocky Hill and have raised hundreds of thousands for worthwhile causes, primarily through our signature fundraiser, the Run With Rotary.