Don't miss our next meeting!                                                         

Tuesday, June 6 @ 11:45 am

Larry's II Restaurant

Our guest will be:

Todd DeMarco, DC

Todd's topic will be ...

Chiropractic Medicine

 District 7505 Vocational Service Award!!
Our own Gail Marino (right) was presented with the District 7505 Vocational Service Award for 2022
at our May 16th meeting. The
Award is presented annually to a Rotarian who exemplifies Service Above Self through their Vocation. Presenting the award was Joanne Ventura, Past District Governor and Steven Neuner, upcoming District Governor 2025-26.
Congratulations Gail on
your well deserved district recognition award!
Disco Ball
Three organizations each received $4,800 thanks to the Disco Ball! Accepting checks were George Steinbronn & Cara Morello
of the Vineland YMCA; Donna Bennett & Melody Montgomery
of Big Brothers/Big Sisters and Harry Maloney, accepting for Vineland Rotary. Disco Ball organizer, Josie Spinelli,
joined in the celebration.
We all commend Josie for her vision which brought the
Disco Ball to life!
Highlights from our May Meetings

Rotarians of the Week 

Melody Montgomery (left) was honored as "Rotarian of the Week" on May 2nd. Our Club Secretary Melody is always helpful, cheerful and dedicated to supporting all club members. 

Eileen Duffy (right)
was honored as "Rotarian of the Week" on May 18th. Eileen is a dedicated and helpful Rotarian who is always ready to lend a hand. She is a frequent volunteer who gives of her time regularly. Eileen is a special person who is generous of
spirit and heart.
Congratulations, Melody and Eileen on your well-deserved awards!
     Wear your crowns with pride!

Lifesaver Award Presented by President Harry

The Vineland Rotary Lifesaver award has been previously presented 31 times (click the link below for the list). President Harry Maloney presented the award to our Community Awareness Director, Linda Rumick (left) on May 16th in recognition of her work redesigning the Vineland Rotary Website. The award was last presented in October of 2021 to our Community Service Director, David Scales. Click the link below to see the list of Rotary Lifesavers Through the Years.

Guest Speaker, Katrina D'Alessandro
Volunteers For Veterans 
Boot Memorial
June 22nd - June 25th

Katrina spoke extensively about the "Boot Memorial" Project that will be held at Vineland High School.

South Jersey Volunteers for Veterans is collecting used tactical boots to be used in the Boot Memorial scheduled for June 22-25, 2023 at Vineland High School. The memorial will honor service members from Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester and Salem Counties who were Killed in Action. 
The Boot Memorial will be open 24 hours a day for visitors. The Opening Ceremony will begin at 6 pm on Thursday, June 22 and the Closing Ceremony will take place at 1 pm on Sunday, June 25.
The photo above is an example of how boots will be displayed on the field at VHS with each boot representing one service member Killed in Action. Each boot will have a tag identifying the fallen service member by name, rank, branch, and KIA date. 
Contact Katrina at or call her at 966-788-3389 to donate boots or to make a donation to help support the veterans boot memorial. 
Sending Get-Well Wishes!!
Jay Parks, our long-time, talented Rotary photographer, is at home recuperating and
loves to hear from his Rotary friends.
Give him a call, drop him a line
and whatever you do,
email him your Rotary pictures for his annual compilation.
You can reach Jay
or call Jay at: 856/696-4567 

Challenger League Buddy Day!   VOLUNTEER!!

June 10 is the last day of the Challenger League season - and that's traditionally Rotary "Buddy" Volunteer Day. Mark your calendars now and plan to participate in a fun-filled and very fulfilling day of service in our community.


Spirit and Truth Lunch Project - VOLUNTEER!!
Next Spirit and Truth lunch project is Friday, 6/2/23 at the Ramada - we need volunteers! Meet at First United Methodist Church at 7th and Landis. Contact Joanne Hewes for more information @


What was YOUR Rotary Moment?
Member alert: President Harry Maloney has asked that everyone come to the Tuesday, June 6th meeting prepared to talk about their "Rotary Moment"
-- that is the event or moment that triggered you to make the decision to join the Vineland Rotary. We can't wait to hear YOUR story.
Did the Disco Ball give you the dancing bug?
Would you like to have fun dancing while you gain fitness?
Let’s Dance!!
Local dance instructor Brecken Poggi-Pettit (Dance Studio B School) has a deal for us, thanks to Josie Spinelli! If you have a few friends that would like to come out Brecken is offering group classes (1 hour long) at the following prices:
Group Class Prices (min. 4 people) 
Per Class - $15
Per Month - $55
Brecken offers ballet, tap, and jazz adult dance classes as well as power dance which is more like Zumba. There is truly something for everyone! The summer sessions start in June.  Classes can be Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursdays at 5:30 pm. Feel free to call Brecken if  you have any questions @ (856) 278-3994.
Private classes are also available for those interested.
So get on your dancing shoes, get into class, get fit
and be ready for your next dance adventure!


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Upcoming Events
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Larry's II Restaurant
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Lunch Meeting
Larry's II Restaurant
Jun 20, 2023 11:45 AM
Annual Changeover Dinner
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Jun 21, 2023 6:00 PM
Lunch Meeting
Larry's II Restaurant
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Spirit and Truth Lunch Project
First United Methodist Church
Jul 07, 2023 8:45 AM
Membership Meeting
Black Olive Restaurant
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Lunch Meeting
Larry's II Restaurant
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Charles Parrish
May 1
Brian Rehm
May 4
Linda Foster
May 9
Leslie Jones
May 20
Tim Chew
May 24
Dave Hanrahan
May 29
Linda Rumick
June 5
Bill Gonzalez
June 11
Carol Sumoski
June 12
Susanna Philippoussis
June 16
Scott Fransko
June 17
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Rosana Schreiber
May 14, 2019
4 years
Preston Centuolo
May 17, 2019
4 years
Donna Bennett
May 18, 2011
12 years
Karen Bauman
May 25, 2004
19 years
Ken Dondero
May 25, 2001
22 years
Kevin Bernhardt
June 1, 1984
39 years
Steven Schiavo
June 1, 1996
27 years
Denise Jackson
June 16, 2020
3 years
Gary Gilmore
June 16, 2022
1 year
Jim Siwek
June 16, 2015
8 years
Ronald McMahon
June 20, 1986
37 years
Leslie Jones
June 21, 2021
2 years
Betsy Loyle
June 25, 2002
21 years
Melody Montgomery
June 28, 2011
12 years
Harry Maloney
June 30, 2000
23 years
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