About Our Club
Montgomery/Rocky Hill

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 7:30 AM
Cherry Valley Country Club - Main Club House - (609) 466-4244
125 Country Club Dr
Skillman, NJ 08558
United States of America
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Club Executives & Directors
President*
President Elect*
Vice President*
Secretary*
Treasurer*
Club Service*
Membership*
Community Service*
Vocational Services*
International Service*
Board Member At-Large*
Immediate Past President*
Rotary Foundation
Public Relations
Sergeant-at-Arms
Speakers Chair
Bulletin Editor
Webmaster
* denotes Board member
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Due to the spike in local coronavirus cases, the Board has decided to suspend in-person meetings through the end of January.  We will be meeting Thursday 7:30AM on Zoom and an email will go out to members with the link prior to the meeting.   Our speaker this week will be Adam Verducci, Chief of Montgomery Twp Volunteer Co #2.
Club News
At its January meeting, the club Board made the decision to cancel this year's Run With Rotary.  The prevailing sentiment was that the COVID-19 issue will still be with us in the Spring and that the likelihood of success for the race would be dim.  Initially, we had thought of doing some sort of virtual or hybrid version of the Run, but again, the feeling was that it would be better to simply not have the event this year and then bring it back to full strength in 2022.  However, in order to replace some of the fundraising lost due to the cancellation of RWR, the Board did approve doing a Flags For Heroes event somewhere around Memorial Day or Flag Day.  Additionally, we will still be selling tickets for the District 50/50 Raffle. 
The Rotary Foundation Trustees and Rotary International Board of Directors have both unanimously approved adding a new area of focus: supporting the environment.   This becomes Rotary's seventh area of focus, which are categories of service activities supported by global grants. It joins peacebuilding and conflict prevention; disease prevention and treatment; water, sanitation, and hygiene; maternal and child health; basic education and literacy; and community economic development.
The second annual Bikes For the World collection was a resounding success!! 185 bikes and almost $2,000 were collected surpassing last year’s totals. Bikes For The World will take these bikes, sort them and then ship them overseas to a partner charity - most likely in Africa or central America where these bikes will create jobs, raise income, boost student learning and increase access to health care - transforming the lives of individuals and building stronger families and societies.  THANK YOU to all who donated bikes (including 20 by the Montgomery Twp Police Dept), those who volunteered (including MHS Interact Club) and to Blawenburg Reformed Church for allowing us to use their parking lot. 
October 24th is World Polio Day.  A day to take stock of the battle against polio.  This year a milestone was reached when Nigeria had no cases of polio and Rotary International was able to declare that the entire continent of Africa was “polio free”.  This leaves only two countries where polio has not been completely eradicated: Afghanistan and Pakistan.
 
The Scholarship Committee presented the 2020 Scholarship Awards to eight Montgomery High School Seniors at a social distanced ceremony outside at Belle Mead Garage.  And (drum roll please) the scholarship recipients are...
 
 
Upcoming Events
Speakers
Adam Verducci (Chief)
Jan 21, 2021 7:30 AM
Montgomery Twp Fire Company #46
Michael Young (owner)
Jan 28, 2021 7:30 AM
The Coder School of Montgomery
Inder Ghai
Feb 04, 2021 7:30 AM
Classification Talk
Merle Johnson
Feb 11, 2021 7:30 AM
Impact 100 Garden State
Mike Kambourakis
Feb 18, 2021 7:30 AM
Dominican Republic Relief Organization
Laurie Cleveland (Executive Director)
Feb 25, 2021 7:30 AM
Sourland Conservancy