Maywood Rotary Club

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Club Information

Welcome to Maywood Rotary Club! One of the longest established clubs in District 7490. You are welcome to come attend our meeting any time. We would be more than happy to have you!

Maywood

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Twin Door Tavern (Formerly Victor's Maywood Inn)
122 W Pleasant Avenue
Maywood, NJ  07607
United States
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Club Stories
Over 100 people attended the first ever Taste of Maywood hosted by Maywood Rotary Club. A big shout out goes to Mario's Pizza, Twin Door Tavern Inn, Angelo's Greek Restaurant, Pot Belly, Uncle Louie's, Subway, Seafood Gourmet, Moon Doggie, Uncle Paulie's and Pho Thai Lao Kitchen! Thank you to all those who attended. We promise a greater one next year!
 
   
 
   
 

 

We invite you to come and have a sample of your favorite Maywood restaurants!

 
There are 3 ways to purchase tickets:
1) Go to Community Bank of Greater Bergen County in Maywood and look for Dinah Castaneda
2) Go to Dr. Tim Eustace, Chiropractor office in Maywood
 
See you there!
 
 
 

 
 
District 7940 Governor Peter Wells visits Maywood Rotary Club on January 7. What a great way to start our first meeting of the year! The club members felt energized and inspired after his speech. There's no reason why we shouldn't be part of this great organization that is doing good all over the world!
 
   
 

 
Presenting our first college graduate from Nkineji!
 
And here's how they celebrated....
 
 

 

Design it! Carve it! Display it!


It's Maywood Rotary Club's 1st Annual Pumpkin Carving Contest!

This is a fun way to celebrate Halloween with your kids and loved ones and at the same time by supporting this you are also helping us serve our community. We will have 3 categories: 5-10 years old (Ghosts), 11-17 years old (Goblins) and 18 above (Witches). Drop off your already carved pumpkin on October 28, 29 and 30.

This is open to public. Anyone can join! CASH PRIZES!!!

For more info, right click on the flyer and click view image!

 

 

 

 
 

"Now is the time to step up you have wanted to go, but have had to put it off. Go on a trip of a lifetime, changing the world while you're at it." -Tim Eustace

 

When Kevin Williams, founder of the Kenya Project, died suddenly on June 22, the community of Maywood was guilt stricken. But submerged for several days was aburning questions - what happenes to MRC's 12-year old Kenya Project, readying for a final visit in 2016?

Within a few more days a firm answer came from state Assemblyman Tim Eustace, Kevin's partner for over 30 years "The project will go on for now," he said. "We hope to keep it going." The next trip will be early in July. Eight people have already indicated they will go. A planned visit by three committee members was rescheduled and carried out. They also met with Rose, sister of Rotary's Mercy Purity, a travel agent who has been very helpful. Mercy will continue with the Kenya Project. Tim is hoping for a surge in public response. Rotarians can describe the appeal to friends. Several thousand dollars have been already received in memory of Kevin.

 

 

 
 


The Maywood Rotary Club participated in the Annual National Night Out in Maywood held at Memorial Park on Tuesday, August 4. National Night Out is an event hosted by police departments all over New Jersey to promote crime and drug prevention awareness. According to the National Association of Town Watch & National Night Out website, the night out "enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances." Maywood Rotary distributed free popcorn to all happy Maywoodians who attended this event.

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ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARD (RYLA) is an intensive week long training program for teens and young adults, ages 14-30, aimed at developing character and leadership skills.  
 
The RYLA Program caters to selected high school juniors,  District Rotary Clubs send candidates to the program, which was held at the Indian Head Camp in Honesdale, PA. The curriculum, conducted by Rotarians and experienced college age instructors, includes public speaking, small group activities, social interaction, lectures,  inter-mingling during their free time..  RYLA stays flexible by introducing new programs, that included a CPR course this year.
 
As in the past, Maywood sent five candidates,  all from Hackensack High School.  They are Marie Said, Alexis Holmes, Nikayla Barnaby, Sean Grimsland and David Tram.
 
Following their RYLA experience, the group were guests at a Maywood Rotary lunch meeting held in the Maywood Inn where they each described their exciting week at RYLA as a true life-changing experience.
 
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‚ÄčL to R : Marie Said, Alexis Holmes, Nikayla Barnaby, Sean Grimsland and David Tran
Photo by :  TMB Photography
 
 

 
 

 The Maywood Rotary Club volunteers to feed individual men and women who are homeless at the Bergen County Shelter on River Street in Hackensack. Members cook trays of beef stew at home and bring it to the shelter.  They then served the individuals with stew, bread and butter, apple sauce and mixed fruit cup, coffee, and iced tea.  The event hosted 3 times a year is appreciated by about 125 people who come for the meal and is most satisfying to the club members as they exemplify our motto of "Service Above Self".

 

 
 
 
Speakers
Jun 02, 2016
Jon King
Overrcoming Stress of Computers
Jun 09, 2016
Jun 16, 2016
Judy Schaffer
From Heroes to Heroes
 
 
 

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