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Service Above Self

Legacy Members meet Thursdays at 12:15
Parish of the Epiphany
70 Church St.
Winchester, MA 01890
United States of America
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Attention : High School Seniors residing in Winchester attending a Public, Private, or Technical High School , Our Scholarship
Application due date has been extended to April 15th, 2020.
Rotary District 7930 (eastern Massachusetts & southern New Hampshire) will hold its 10th Annual Polar Plunge to Eradicate Polio on February 29, 2020 (snow date March 14). We will plunge into the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean at Long Beach in Gloucester at 11am.
Winchester Rotary is participating !
Plunge, take the leap on Leap Day, donate or be a cheerleader. Your support will make a difference!
All Polar Plunge donations will be matched 2:1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
The preferred method is for member to make a donation
The Winchester Rotary Club is pleased to announce that Sherman W. " Whip"  Saltmarsh is the recipient of the second annual Honorable Paul Harris Fellow Award. 
The award is bestowed upon a member of the Winchester community, who is currently not a Rotarian and who meets the high professional and personal standards
set forth by Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary.
The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honors Rotary can give to an individual.  In addition to the recipients recognition exemplifying the highest ideals that Rotary
places in " SERVICE ABOVE SELF " ; this award also includes a donation of $ 1000, in the recipient's name to the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International which supports Rotary world - wide programs.
The Selection criteria are specifically centered around:
- Involvement with humanitarian service activities, and programs,
- Active participation to help others and
- Demonstrated personal volunteer efforts.
The Award will be presented at the regularly scheduled luncheon on Thursday, December 12th at Hadley Hall, Parish of the Epiphany, 70 Church St., Winchester, MA.
Submitted by Rotary Member Jack Kean

Thank you to all who made this years Chili Fest fun and successful !!!!
See you next year !
The Rotary Club of Winchester  
32nd Annual Charity Golf Tournament
May 18, 2020

Winchester Country Club
468 Mystic Street
Winchester, MA 01890 
We would like to thank all of our sponsors
for their ongoing support 
The Rotary Club of Winchester is pleased to announce that it has opened the Club’s Major Gifts Program for 2019.  In 2014, the Rotary Club of Winchester established a major gifts program for grants of $10,000 and above. Major gifts provide significant and sustainable benefits for the greater Winchester Community. Past recipients include Winchester Foundation for Education Excellence and the Griffin Museum. Applicants must be charitable organizations possessing a 501(c) 3 designation serving the Winchester community. The Rotary Club of Winchester is open to making up to $30,000 available as a major gift or gifts in 2019. Click here for more Information and Application. All applications must be received no later than April 15, 2019.
The 2019 Scholarship Winners are on their way to College.  Thank you to the Committee Selection !
The Rotary Club of Winchester is pleased to announce that applications for the 2019 scholarships are now available. Through the Winchester Rotary Charitable Fund the local Rotary Club will be awarding one or more scholarships this year.

The scholarships are endowed from three separate funds that honor the memory and contributions to Rotary by Charles C. Parkhurst, Harry Chefalo and John Murphy along with his wife Mary. 

This year the Rotary Club will be giving scholarships to selected student(s) which will be awarded on the basis of participation in community service projects that best demonstrate the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self”. This service can be local, regional and/or international in scope.

To be eligible a student must be a high school senior, a resident of Winchester, and graduating in 2019 from a public, private, parochial or vocational/technical high school. The student must also be accepted to an accredited institution of higher learning or an accredited technical/vocational school training program.

All applications must be Post Marked no later than March 30, 2019.
LEAP INTO THE OCEAN .....10th Annual Polar Plunge to Eradicate Polio on February 29, 2020 ....We will plunge into the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean in Gloucester..TIME TBD
Please donate to a plunger or be a cheerleader. Your support will Make a Difference.

Your donation will be matched 2-1 from the Gates Foundation. Help our Club reach our goal!

Donate today

Winchester Rotary's Unsung Hero John Dunleavy was honored at Thursday's District Unsung Heroes Dinner for his years of dedication and work as Manager of the High School football team, hockey team, and lacrosse team. John received a Paul Harris award and a standing ovation from the crowd. John was very honored to receive the award. Congratulations John! 
The Rotary Club of Winchester is pleased to announce that Principal Grant Smith from the Vinson Owen School is the recipient of the Club's first Honorable Paul Harris Fellow Award. Principal Smith will be honored at a luncheon November 1. The public is invited to the luncheon and can register to attend here

The Paul Harris Fellowship Award is one of the highest honors Rotary can give to an individual. In addition to the recipient's recognition exemplifying the highest ideals that Rotary places in “SERVICE ABOVE SELF, “ this award also includes a donation in the recipient’s name to The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International which supports Rotary’s world-wide programs. 

Paul Harris was the founder of Rotary International and Rotarians worldwide strive to earn the honor of a Paul Harris Fellow. 

Please join us in congratulating Principal Smith!
The Interact Club of the Rotary Club of Winchester recently held a successful eye glass drive, donating more than 325 pairs of eye glasses to the Woburn Lions Club for their Sight Program.   The high school students in the Interact Club chose an eye glass drive as their spring community service project.   The students worked with local Winchester businesses and organizations such as the Winchester Library, the Jenks Center, the Fuller Cup, and Winchester Community Music School as drop off locations, in addition to collecting glasses as Winchester High School. 
The Gavel has been passed ..
Congratulations to
Rich Mucci , Past President 2018 - 2019
                 and Incoming
President Linda Doucette 2019 - 2020
On Thursday, June 14, several members attended the District Installation Dinner. Jack Kean and Laurie Russell were both honored by the District. Jack was honored as Winchester Rotarian of the Year and Laurie received a Paul Harris Award for her work in the District as the District Governor's Chief of Staff. Congratulations to both Laurie and Jack on the well deserved honors! Rich Mucci was also installed as the next President of Club. 
We are proud to hear that
has been chosen as
the Winchester
Rotarian of the Year !
Jack, along with other District 7930
Club Members will be honored at the
District Installation at Danversport Yacht Club on June 14th
Thank  you to Winchester Rotarian Rich Mucci
for delivering our trees to
Winchester DPW Director
Jay Gill !
During President Steve's Presidency , we were introduced to the  Rise Against Hunger organization .  "What a great night ! Thank you to the 100 + volunteers who came out to help pack over 12,000 meals for Rise Against Hunger, and a big thank you to Rotarian Caren Connelly for coordinating  the event and to Razzy's Baking and Catering  for our pizza party."
We are all aware of the tragic event that took the life of
Deane Kenny Stryker,
past member of our Interact Club.
Our thoughts and prayers go out
to her Family and Friends
along with the staff of the Winchester Library
and those individuals affected.
Thank You to Our Club Sponsor
Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Rotary Foundation
Service Projects
Assistant District Governor, Burlington Breakfast; Medford;Melrose; Wilmington
Interact Advisor
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