Welcome to Our Rotary Club!
The Rotary Club of Marlton, New Jersey is known throughout the district as a friendly, personal gathering of men and women, of diverse ages and ethnicities who truly enjoy one another’s company as they meet each Tuesday for interesting programs and projects that will make their community and world a better place. In short, they meet together, dine together, laugh together, and work together, using the special strengths with which each member has been blessed—for the benefit of others.
Mziya Weber Steps in as President
On June 30th, the club held its annual changeover dinner to install this year's new President and her officers. Mziya Weber was installed by Kathy Hiltner at Allora Restaurant. Surrounded by her friends and fellow Rotarians, Mziya took the oath and promised a year of meaningful projects for our community in the spirit of this year's RI Theme: "Be a gift to the world."
Congratulations to Mziya and her team!
on Jun 01, 2015
The following students have been chosen as the 2015 Rotary Youth Leadership Award Winners: Jake Lazarow and Tracey Peng.
RYLA is an intense and fun-filled four-day leadership training program run by Rotarians and older youth who have demonstrated superior leadership and training skills within RYLA and in their communities. District 7500 RYLA teaches a variety of leadership skills such as team-building, problem-solving, cooperation and communication skills.
For more information on District 7500 RYLA, visit ryla7500.org
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Anna Marie BakanasJuly 14
Chuck ChildersJuly 16, 20132 years
News from Rotary International
Nigeria sees no wild polio cases for one year
Today marks one year since Nigeria last reported a polio case caused by wild poliovirus, putting the country on the brink of eradicating the paralyzing disease. The last case was reported on 24 July 2014 in the northern state of Kano. If no cases are reported in the coming weeks, the World Health Organization is expected to remove Nigeria from the list of countries where polio is endemic, leaving just two: Afghanistan and Pakistan. Nigeria is the last polio-endemic country in Africa. The continent is poised to reach its own first full year without any illness from the virus on 11 August. “...
Out of tragedy, some people create something good
From the August 2015 issue of The Rotarian What's the worst that could happen? For most of us, that's a simple question. We might be late for a train. We might miss out on a promotion, or even lose a job. But for some, the worst is unimaginably worse. An unfortunate few endure what Ani Kalayjian calls "true trauma." War. Fire. Flood. A daughter disappears. A son contracts Ebola. When faced with such disasters, "people feel anger, guilt, sadness, frustration – feelings that can poison the body and spirit," says Kalayjian, a trauma specialist at Columbia University. "Trauma survivors may think...