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.
on Oct 21, 2014
Our 1st annual 5K run was held on Sunday, October 12th at the Black Run Preserve in Marlton. Over 60 runners participated and a great time was had by all. Thanks to all who participated.
Next year's event promises to be bigger and better!
Our first-ever Super 50/50 sale has started! Tickets are $5 each or 6 for $25 and can be purchased from any club member.
The winner will be drawn on October 24th at our Beer Pouring Event at the Gibson House (you don't need to be present to win).
Let's make this a great fundraiser for our club!
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Marci WolfeOctober 17
Len IannelliOctober 5, 20104 years
Leaner ChildersOctober 16, 20122 years
Robert LutherOctober 23, 20122 years
News from Rotary International
World Polio Day: Health officials laud polio eradication achievements, point to disease’s endgame
After a year of shrinking polio cases worldwide, the crippling disease is now on the cusp of being eradicated, said top health officials at Rotary's second annual World Polio Day event on 24 October. At a special Livestream program -- World Polio Day: Make History Today -- Rotary leaders joined global health experts and celebrity singers to hail the progress of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative. After nearly 30 years, the GPEI, which includes Rotary, the World Health Organization, UNICEF, U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, is on...
Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message. An impromptu gathering to watch Uruguay's World Cup soccer match was being organized. Through the power of a mobile messaging app, a majority of the Rotary Club of Plaza Matriz had soon assembled at a member's home to munch on baked goods and chips while rooting for their national team. That enthusiasm and ability to draw a crowd has made the club, which just received its charter in July, a success in the country's capital city. Made up almost entirely of young professionals,...