Sunday, June 17, 2018

Woodbridge Rotary Club 47th anniversary dinner and Installation of Officers

Woodbridge Rotary Club installed new officers and celebrated the last year on June 15, 2018

Larry Gardner, about to be District Governor, installed the new President Spenser Rubin
And his team Diane Millan, Jessica Halprin, Tom Shernow, Neelima Kaushal, Tony Anastaio,

Tony Anastaio the current President, gave a wonderful talk
on what is a Rotarian. He recounted various projects and talked
about the fellowship

Bill DeRosa was the Master of Ceremonies and did a great job.
He was also given a surprise Paul Harris in honor of his
long work for the club

Monday, June 11, 2018

RYLA Alumni Attend Graduation of Current RYLA High School Seniors

Some RYLA facilitators in caps and gowns with the RYLA alumni
behind them
RYLA Creates bonds between the participants and with the Facilitators and Leaders. District 7980 has a RYLA alumni group which helps run the RYLA and preserves the alumni relationship with ongoing RYLAs. Recently some RYLA facilitators graduated from high school and RYLA alumni showed up to honor the graduates.
Jason and Kate. Jason has been a facilitator at several RYLAs
and Kate organizes the RYLA alumni and is a Rotaractor

Friday, June 8, 2018

Scholarships Awarded by Rotary District 7980

Club in District 7980 Amount
Ansonia 1500
Beacon Falls 1000
Branford 7500
Bridgeport 27500
Cheshire 5000
Clinton 3500
Colchester 4500
DeepRiver 4000
Derby-Shelton 18000
East Hampton 16000
East Haven
Fairfield 25000
Guilford 25500
Hamden 2250
Madison 5000
Middletown 7783
Milford 28000
Monroe 4000
Naugatuck 6500
New Canaan
New Haven
New London
Newtown 5000
North Branford 1000
North Haven 12000
Norwich Sunrise
Old Saybrook
Orange 6000
Seymour-Oxford 1000
Stamford 150000
Trumbull 23000
West Haven 8500
Westport Sunrise
Wilton 2000
Tribury 4000
Total for Scholarships 405033

Formerly a Club 
East Haddam 10000
Clubs in other Districts
Torrington-Winsted 22500

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

Two New Interact Clubs and the Osterman Award at Stratford Rotary Club

The Stratford Rotary Club installed two new Interact clubs, one at Stratford High School and the other at Bunnel High School. The students are very enthusiastic and the principals and the superintendent were present to support the Interact Clubs. Also Governor Trish presented the Osterman Award to Stratford. The Osterman Award is given to the best small club in District 7980.
Here's Jeffrey Krause, the President of Stratford getting
everything started

Governor Trish discussing the role of an Interact Club
Governor Trish installing three officers from Stratford High and the President of Bunnel High
Here's some of the Interactors from Stratford High, they brought 15 students
to the lunch meeting

The Stratford Club was awarded the Osterman Cup for being the
Best Small Club in District 7980