MEETING INFORMATION
Visitors Are ALWAYS Welcome!
ALL MEETINGS ARE CURRENTLY VIRTUAL
The 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of the Month  
Click HERE to get the Zoom link.
Check the calendar on the left for meeting specifics!
What's Happening at Newton Rotary!
Have clothes that don't fit?  Too ratty to wear? Just not "you" anymore? 
Don't throw them away - recycle them!
Textiles like comforters, blankets, sheets, towels, are also welcome. Even old shoes, handbags, and stuffed toys. You'll keep them out of the waste stream AND help raise money
for the Rotary Club of Newton's Scholarships!
 
All clothing and textiles in any condition are welcome, but please be sure they're clean.
 
Saturday, July 10th
8:00am - Noon
Back parking lot at The Shops at Chestnut Hill (formerly the Chestnut Hill Mall)
Rain or shine!
 
Can't come on the 10th? You'll have more chances on August 7th, and September 11th so save up your stuff! Questions? Email RotaryNewtonMa@gmail.com.
The 47th Annual Mayor's Community Breakfast will be taking place next Wednesday, May 26th at 8:30 am.
 
The virtual platform has not dampened our spirit of unity and of - as this year's theme attests - hope and joy! Our community and our resolve is strong as we emerge from the veil of covid, so I hope that you will all tune into this wonderful event.
 
You can register at bit.ly/NewtonBreakfast21.
 
A highlight of this event is the presentation of three $1,000 scholarship awards made by the Rotary Club of Newton to graduating seniors. These three students have been chosen by their schools because of their commitment to improving the world around them by mobilizing their classmates in themes of social justice. Our Club became involved in this event right from the start because our dear longtime member  - may he rest in peace - Tony Bibbo was the chief architect of this event, pouring his heart and soul into it.  If you'd like to learn more about these promising young people, please click HERE
 
We thank Jack Prior for his Marathon fundraising efforts both last year and this year as he raises the funds needed to award these and other scholarships that our Club proudly awards.
 
Please tune into the Breakfast to learn more about our 2021 Bibbo Scholarship recipients, Imani Fonfield, David Morefield, and Kori-Reign Tyler.
 
 
We're honored to be partnering with the 
Newton-Needham Regional Chamber on the new state grant to support our local restaurants while helping our neighbors struggling with food insecurity.  Click HERE for a nice article about the program.
 
Many, many thanks to Senator Cynthia S Creem for securing this much needed funding.
 
We're looking for volunteers for this important program - email us at RotaryNewtonMa@gmail.com if you're interested!
                   

Lots of fun was had at our holiday party on January  26th. 
 
Leo Faccenda, a distiller at Olk Elk Distillery in Fort Collins, Colorado (son of president Ron Faccenda), did a great time introducing and walking us through the making of the Maple Lemon RotoCo - a cocktail he created especially for Rotary.  Click HERE to watch the video and see how it's done!
 
An unusual but very fun Yankee Swap ensued, with not a lot of cut-throat swapping but some really fun (and delicious) gifts exchanged.
 
Leo Faccenda demonstrating the cocktail
 
 
Congratulations to Chris Osborn, owner of ! He won our gourmet holiday basket, and said he's looking foward to sharing it with his staff! Here he is with club President Ron Faccenda during the hand-off today. Enjoy, Chris! And thanks to everyone who donated to the Newton Rotary Foundation!
The District 7910 Social Equity Task Force is being developed, and will address issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion within our clubs and our communities.
 
If you're interested in working in this area here is how to take action:
 
For more information click HERE, or email Bill Paulson from the Needham Club by clicking HERE.
Our Presidential Sponsor
UPCOMING EVENTS & SPEAKERS
For Information Email Us At:
RotaryNewtonMa@gmail.com
 
Mailing Address
Rotary Club of Newton
P.O. Box 600057
Newtonville, MA  02460
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Newton Highlands
 
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Arlington
 
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Newton Center
 
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