Welcome to Our Rotary Club!
The Rotary Club of Marlton, New Jersey is known throughout the district as a friendly, personal gathering of men and women, of diverse ages and ethnicities who truly enjoy one another’s company as they meet each Tuesday for interesting programs and projects that will make their community and world a better place. In short, they meet together, dine together, laugh together, and work together, using the special strengths with which each member has been blessed—for the benefit of others.
on Jul 31, 2014
The Marlton Rotary club will be participating in Evesham Township's National Night Out event on Tuesday night, August 5th. There will be NO MEETING at Scatturo's on the 5th. We will meet at the Evesham Township Municipal Building parking lot (984 Tuckerton Road) at 5:30pm to set up. The event runs from 6:00pm – 9:00pm. Hope to see you there!
on Jul 10, 2014
You are invited to meet the new Rotary International President on Wednesday, August 6th. He will be throwing out the First Pitch when the Phillies play the Astros at the 30th Annual Strike-Out Hunger Night. For every ticket our club sells, the Phillies will donate $9.00 to the RI Foundation. We will receive Foundation credits that can be applied to PolioPlus or Annual Giving and used for Paul Harris Fellow Awards.
Also, bring non-perishable food for the local food banks.
On the next night, Thursday, August 7th, President Huang honored at the Strike-Out Hunger Dinner. This event will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill. Tickets are $35 per person. You can reserve a spot for the dinner by clicking here.
Michele Moken from the Garden State club will be attending our next meeting to sell tickets and talk about both events. Let's support our local clubs and help to end hunger!
Our first-ever Super 50/50 sale has started! Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25 and can be purchased from any club member.
The winner will be drawn on October 24th at our Beer Pouring Event at the Gibson House (you don't need to be present to win).
Let's make this a great fundraiser for our club!
It was a time for fun, laughs, and a little bowling on Tuesday, June 17th, as our club spent the evening at the Playdrome in Cherry Hill.
Thanks to all who turned out and to the Playdrome for hosting a great event!
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Bruce StarrettAugust 16
Marci WolfeDanny KramerAugust 8
Karen LabenzAugust 1, 20122 years
Timothy RiceAugust 23, 20113 years
News from Rotary International
Rotaract award winners celebrated for their life-changing projects
The village of Kumbharwadi is one of many in a drought-prone region near Mumbai, India. Until recently, its residents had access to only one well with drinkable water. During the summer months, the well runs dry, and the women and girls of the village travel three to four hours a day to search for water. Enter Project Boond, undertaken by a Rotaract club, a Rotary club, and the Watershed Organization Trust to provide clean drinking water and sanitation facilities in Kumbharwadi. Nikunj Pherwani, 2013-14 president of the Rotaract Club of Hassaram Rijhumal College of Commerce and Economics in...
Young writers get published with the help of Rotary
In Jamaica, 11-year-old Jordan Allwood reads his classmates a story about a lonely puppy who finds a new family. The puppy grows into a big dog, enjoys walks along the beach, and survives a frightening autumn day when he is caught in a trap before being rescued by his family. Jordan's story is one of hundreds that were written by children ages 7-11 for a writing contest organized by the Rotary E-Club of the Caribbean 7020 and supported by clubs in 10 Caribbean nations. The best stories, including Jordan's, were published in "The Butterfly StoryBook," produced by the club and sold through...
Clubs breaking down barriers to clean water in Ghana
When Marty Hatala, a member of the Rotary Club of Boaz, Alabama, first traveled to Ghana in 2010 to volunteer at a local orphanage, she saw how local communities struggled to find clean water. Though at least 80 percent of the country's population has access to improved water sources, according to UNICEF, 5 million Ghanaians still use water from unsafe sources. That leaves a significant part of the country's population susceptible to a range of diseases. Worldwide, one out of every five deaths among those under the age of five is caused by water-related diseases. Hatala's experiences in Ghana...