Presentation of the
Charles A. Loyle Vocational Service Award
Tomorrow - 
Tuesday, November 14th!
11:45 am @ Larry's II
Meet this year's recipient Brian Lankin
who will speak with us about his
ongoing service to community.
We will also be joined by many of the
past recipients of this prestigious award.
You don't want to miss this presentation!
Congratulations to our newest recipient of the Rotarian of the Week Award - Dawn  Hunter!
Dawn is always there to help when needed to lend a helping hand and she also maintains
our club's Facebook presence.
Here's to Dawn on receiving this well deserved award!
Congratulations on 15 Years
as a Vineland Rotarian, Joe O'Rourke!
Our 11/7 Program Focused on
The Rotary Foundation
Our November 7th meeting
focused on The Rotary Foundation. Four Rotarians provided us with a detailed overview of the Foundation - its history, its charitable endeavors and the Paul Harris Fellows program that supports the Foundation's mission. Presenters included Alan Dickenson, Vineland Rotary Foundation co-chairs Bonnie Laube and Maureen Simmons, and Melody Montgomery.
Thirteen Paul Harris pin awards with sapphires were announced at the meeting (not all recipients were present). Sapphires are added to pins once a member has more than one Paul Harris award. Recipients were:
Paul Harris:
Donna Perez and Steven Schiavo
Paul Harris Plus 1:
Karen Bauman, Donna Bennett, Dawn Hunter, Betsy Loyle and Keith Petrosky. 
Paul Harris Plus 2:
Jay Einstein, Frank Rumick and Mike Loyle
Paul Harris Plus 4: 
Sherry Soutiere
Paul Harris Plus 5:
Bonnie Laube
Once a recipient has exceeded Plus 5, rubies are added to the pin in addition to sapphires,
Pins with Rubies:
Paul Harris Plus 6:
Norm Neill
Paul Harris Plus 7:
Charles Loyle (posthumously)
David Schad
Paul Harris Pin Recipients
For more information about the Rotary Foundation visit the link below:
Other Highlights from our
November 7th Meeting
Vice President Jay Einstein called the meeting to order in the absence of President Andy BrowneSandy Hearing led us in the Pledge of Allegiance. Norm Neill led us in the 4 Way Test. Pastor Heather Sudgen gave the invocation. Linda Rumick was our notetaker. Norm's wife, Josie Neill was a guest.
Get your dancing shoes ready!
The Disco Ball Returns!
After a very successful debut in 2023,  the Disco Ball Returns 1/26/24!  
Dubbed Disco Ball II "Party Down"  next year's event will feature 70's and 80's music and much, much more. Mark your calendars now. The event will be held in the ballroom of Merighi's Savoy Inn. Proceeds benefit Vineland Rotary and the YMCA. Much more info to come!

Sherry Soutiere reminded us that the Special Needs Holiday Party is set for Wednesday, December 13 at Rossi School!! You don't want to miss this amazing event as we entertain special needs students with music, movies, holiday snacks  and a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Santa Claus! So far, we have more than 200 attendees! We will package the gift bags for the students the evening before following our Holiday Dinner Party Tuesday, December 12th. The evening will also feature "The Rotary Year in Review" - a photographic journey compiled by our own Jay Parks.
Food Drive: Don't forget about our monthly food drive!  Sherry announced that the November collections will be for the SPCA. Goods that are desired can be 
Win Flyers Tickets!  Dawn Hunter announced that Independence Hall Chapter of the DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) is selling tickets for a chance to win 2 tickets to the Flyers vs Rangers hockey game 2/24/24. The package includes 2 tickets, $30 credit to be used at the game for each ticket holder and a parking pass. Tickets are $10 each. See Dawn or email her for more information: All proceeds benefit the America 250 Committee and Service to Veterans Committee of the DAR.
Josie Spinelli reminded us about the 3rd Annual Olde Fashioned Christmas celebration that will be held in Downtown Vineland on Friday, December 1 and Saturday, December 2. Exciting news! Fireworks will be set off on Friday, December 1 after the tree lighting ceremony! Follow this link for much more information:
Win a Trip to Dallas to see the birds take on dem boys!
Two lucky folks will travel to Dallas for the Sunday Night Rivalry Game on 12/10/2023! Donate below and select Rotary Club of Vineland as your favorite Non Profit Organization below and be entered to win today!
The winner of this sweepstakes will receive the following:
2 Lower Level Tickets to Philadelphia vs Dallas Professional Football Game in Arlington, TX on December 10th, 2023
Round-trip Airfare to and from Dallas for 2 People*
2 Nights Stay for 2 in a Hilton Property
Round-trip Airfare to and from Dallas for 2 People*
Entry Deadline: 11:59pm 12/3/2023
Winner Selected: 10:00am 12/4/2023

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Upcoming Events
Charles A Loyle Vocational Service Award Luncheon
Nov 14, 2023 11:45 AM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II
Nov 14, 2023 11:45 AM
Cumberland Education Foundation
Larry's II
Nov 21, 2023 11:45 AM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II
Nov 21, 2023 11:45 AM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II
Nov 28, 2023 11:45 AM
Spirit and Truth Lunch Project
First United Methodist Church
Dec 01, 2023 8:45 AM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II
Dec 05, 2023 11:45 AM
Wreaths of Remembrance
Cumberland County Veterans Cemetery
Dec 09, 2023 9:00 AM
No Lunch Meeting
Dec 12, 2023
Holiday Dinner Party
Merighi's Savoy Inn Rose Room
Dec 12, 2023 6:00 PM
Special Needs Holiday Party
Rossi Elementary School
Dec 13, 2023 9:00 AM
Membership Meeting
Black Olive Restaurant
Dec 14, 2023 7:30 AM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II
Dec 19, 2023 11:45 AM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II
Jan 02, 2024 11:45 AM
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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Keith Bernhardt
November 2
Ron Rossi
November 4
Mia Arrison
November 7
Dave Schad
November 11
Laura Powers
November 16
Stan Orzechowski
November 24
Maryam Nassiri
November 25
Melody Montgomery
December 6
Heather Sugden
December 20
Diane Alcantara
December 22
M Jay Einstein
December 25
Robert Middleton
December 27
Jose Martinez
December 28
Join Date
Keith Petrosky
November 1, 1983
40 years
Norm Neill
November 1, 2002
21 years
Keith Bernhardt
November 16, 2021
2 years
Alan Dickinson
December 1, 1991
32 years
Bonnie Laube
December 1, 1991
32 years
Hugh McCaffrey
December 1, 1994
29 years
David Scales
December 3, 2019
4 years
Nicholas Sena
December 3, 2018
5 years
Tim Chew
December 3, 2020
3 years
Hope Brolis
December 4, 2007
16 years
Frank Rumick
December 22, 2015
8 years
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