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!
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.
The Giving Factory of Cradles to Crayons is now open for in person volunteering! 
This is their NEW location right in Newtonville.
 
This is a wonderful way to help get out useful donations of clothing and more to those children who need it most in our area.
 
What: We will be sorting and quality controlling donated merchandise. The merchandise will have been quarantined since being donated. 
 
WhenSaturday, November 7th from 10 - 12. We are committed for that time slot and they are counting on us!
 
At your earliest convenience, please email Susan Paley by clicking HERE to let her know if you are able to assist.
 
Bring family and friends (over 10 years of age). Our group is capped at 8 spaces so she will need to know ASAP if we can meet our commitment within our club, or if she will have to offer up spaces to others outside of the Club in order to ensure that we meet our commitment! It seems like November 7th is a long way off but - Saturday slots are hard to come by so she grabbed this one!!
 
Let Susan know ASAP if you are able to help.

Please join us on Tuesday, September 15th at noon for our "Focus on Food Insecurity" presentations.

The Borgen Project will present about global poverty and their efforts to reduce it. The Borgen Project believes that leaders of the most powerful nation on earth should be doing more to address global poverty. They're the innovative, national campaign that is working to make poverty a focus of U.S. foreign policy.

Sue Lowcock and Regina Wu will also be joining us from The Newton Food Pantry and will present their findings from a recent community needs assessment.

Please email RotaryNewtonMa@gmail.com to get the Zoom link.

 

Join us as we welcome world renowned tenor John MacMaster to our meeting.

John has had a career spanning the globe, and will tell us about this unusual career.Since his astonishing portrayal of Canio in PAGLIACCI at Glimmerglass Opera, John Mac Master has been in demand at the highest international level for the dramatic tenor repertoire. Performances and recording projects have included Florestan in FIDELIO with Sir Colin Davis in London, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 with Sir Bernard Haitink (both with the London Symphony Orchestra) and his debut at Dresden’s Semper Oper as Calaf in TURANDOT conducted by Fabio Luisi. Mr. Mac Master’s acclaimed Metropolitan Opera debut came as Canio in PAGLIACCI in performances that included the Saturday Afternoon ‘Live from the Met’ radio broadcast. Of particular note was his assumption of the role of Tristan in TRISTAN UND ISOLDE for Welsh National Opera conducted by Mark Wigglesworth and a subsequent outing at the Met in this demanding role, with Levine in the pit.

Join us on Tuesday, July 28th at noon to hear Chrissie Lawson (a member of the Rotary Club of Camberley, England) talk about her work for the Health Research Authority, which is part of the National Health Service in the UK. HRA provide an Ethics service so that research proposals can be reviewed by an Ethics committee.

Members will get the link from President Ron. Others are VERY welcome to join us! Email RotaryNewtonMa@gmail.com for the Zoom link!

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