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Welcome Louise Zawadzki

The Rotary Club of Norristown welcomes our newest member Louise Zawadzki. Louise is a retired speech therapist and has a keen interest in Rotaplast (Rotary's humanitarian surgical missions to correct cleft palate and cleft lip in children and restore smiles, vanity and speech).
Pictured are Mark Call - Membership Chair, Louise Zawadzki and Jack Rule - Sponsor.

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Did you know that Rotary conducts over a dozen life changing missions to help a couple of hundred children per mission born with life disfigurements of cleft palate and cleft lip? Medical and non-medical volunteers visit third world countries for 2 weeks and "make smiles". Each mission performs a couple hundred life altering surgeries 24x7 giving those kids their vanity or the ability to speak and lead a normal life for the first time. We get numerous inquires from people wanting to come to Rotary to be part of these wonderful teams. It's an experience no one could ever forget. There is a mission in Sept to Periera, Columbia from our district. Come out and learn more.

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Each week we invite a community leader to speak to the club

Coming September 25th
Membership Fellowship

Coming October 2nd
Student Achievement Awards

Coming October 9th
Camp Neidig Campers
Students share their experiences

Coming October 16th
Joe Hanson
Large Scale Model Airplanes

If you or your organization would like to
speak to our club, 
visit the
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We collect used bicycles and sewing machines year round for developing nations in need of basic family transportation. Please give us a call at (484) 994-2349 and leave us your number. We will arrange to pick it up.

Student Achievement
We're very proud of our local students.
Several times each year, the club recognizes student leaders selected by their guidance counselor, who display outstanding performance in academics, technology, the arts and community service.

We are very proud of these future leaders and were privileged to recognize these winners over the last year.
Norristown Area HS,  March 6th, 2014
Koby Allen, Natalee Danko, Juan Carlos Lopez, Radasia Wise

Plymouth Whitemarsh HS, March 6th, 2014
Bridgette Devlin, Catherine Devlin, Demi Micarsos, Anton Samliak.

Methacton HS, April 4, 2014 
Robert Betton, Corey Betham, Monica Ellis, 
Gabrielle Smith

Congratulations to Student Achievement Award winners  Apr 4, 2014
Counselor Will Peck, Robert Betton, Corey Betham, Monica Ellis, Gabrielle Smith & Chair Robert Santangelo

Congratulations to Student Interest Free Loan Recipients Jul 22nd, 2014
These students received interest free loans of $1000 for up to four years. 
Left to Right, James Hollinger, Student loan Chairperson, John Klaczany, Methacton High School who will be attending, Rutgers University; Corey Betham, Methacton High School who will be attending Hofstra University and Paul Catrambone, Club President.   Absent when picture was taken Connor Hanlon, Plymouth Whitemarsh High School who will be attending Mass. Institute of Technology and Laura Wawrzak, Methacton HIgh School who will be attending Widener University.

You're most welcome Megan. We hope you choose Rotary. 

You're very welcome Rob, congratulations on the stellar GPA & the great job opportunity.

You're welcome Jordan !

Our pleasure Megan.  We're glad you enjoyed leadership camp.

Congratulations John. Good luck at Rutgers. We're glad we could help.

Congratulations to our 2014 Student Scholarship Award Winners 

Jul 22, 2014

The students are chosen for their strong character, good academic record, community service to others, leadership in school activities and ranking in the top one-third of their classEach received a scholarship award of $2000.

Left to right:  James Hollinger, Student Loan Chairperson, Liam G. Hurd, graduated Norristown Area High School in June and will be attending, York College of Pennsylvania; John Klaczany, graduated from Methacton High School and will be attending Rutgers University; Joshua McMaster, graduated Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and will be attending Syracuse University
and Paul Catrambone, President of the Rotary Club of Norristown.

Visit our Student Wall of Fame Page for more pictures of them and more 

Meet Our Rotarians

With 1.2 million members worldwide, Rotarians have friends anywhere they go.

Rotary has 34,000 clubs in over 200 countries, that's more than any business or corporation.

Rotary is about people, we're the "original" social network

Upcoming Events

TEAM 9 leads the Membership Contest
Contest Ends Sept 30th
Pretty nice prizes HUH? 
In addition to 5 free lunch passes (a $50 value)

Each winning team member will receive one of these Rotary caps of the highest quality. 
And one of these double wine totes for your favorite BYOB
Remember, visitors are 1 point ...but if they join, they count as 5 BIG points.
Share Rotary with a friend, they will thank you for it !

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  • Rotaplast On Air Dist Auction Dec 6th Benefitting the Rotaplast missions helping third world countries treat cleft lip and cleft palate deformities. Dist 7430 will hold its annual on the air auction to raise funding. The district ...
    Posted Aug 10, 2014, 12:09 AM by RotaryofNorristown
  • Dist Golf Outting Oct 9 Oct 9th District Golf Outing - Silvercreek CC in Hellertown - for more info
    Posted Aug 9, 2014, 11:45 PM by RotaryofNorristown
  • RLI in KOP Sept 27th Rotary Leadership Institute Sept 27th - Learn about Rotary from the pros at the Radisson in King of Prussia.  First time club members will go free.  for more info 
    Posted Sep 1, 2014, 4:39 AM by RotaryofNorristown
  • Rotarians After Hours - 5th Thursday - Oct 30 5:00pm @ Chaps Oct 30th - Rotarians After Hours, happy hour. 5:00pm  @ Chaps 2509 W Main St, Eagleville (Trooper).  Visitors come on out you are welcome to come meet us.  Members, bring a ...
    Posted Aug 2, 2014, 10:04 PM by RotaryofNorristown
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