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 Oct 21, 2014
Our 1st annual 5K run was held on Sunday, October 12th at the Black Run Preserve in Marlton. Over 60 runners participated and a great time was had by all. Thanks to all who participated.
Next year's event promises to be bigger and better!
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!
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Marci WolfeOctober 17
Len IannelliOctober 5, 20104 years
Leaner ChildersOctober 16, 20122 years
Robert LutherOctober 23, 20122 years
News from Rotary International
Previewing the World Polio Day Livestream event
Rotary celebrates World Polio Day on 24 October with a Livestream event featuring expert speakers and celebrity performers. Hosted by Time magazine science and technology editor Jeffrey Kluger, the Chicago event also includes a global status update on the fight to end polio and the challenges that remain, as well as information about joining Rotary's historic campaign. The program, being held before a live audience at 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5), includes a performance from Tessanne Chin, 2013 winner of the TV show "The Voice," an introductory message and videotaped performance by reggae star...
Creating works of art helps refugee children repair their lives
When asked to describe his future, a refugee child from Iraq draws a picture of himself as a doctor. Another child uses colorful paints to depict happy memories of his former life in Iraq. Both children are among the 200,000 displaced Iraqis who now live in Jordan, a country that has become a safe haven for those fleeing oppression and war in neighboring Palestine, Syria, and Iraq. Alexandra Dawley, a former volunteer with the Collateral Repair Project in Jordan, emphasizes how something as simple as an art project can help young refugees adjust to their new lives in a foreign country. With...