Don't miss our next meeting!    


Tuesday, June 6 @ 11:45 am    

Larry's II Restaurant    


   Our Guest Speaker will be:    

                                          Todd L. DeMarco, DC        

                                      Topic: Chiropractic Medicine    

Congratulations to our most recent ...

Congratulations to our newest Rotarian of the Week, Eileen Duffy! 
Eileen (left) 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, Eileen on a well-deserved award!
     Wear your crown with pride!
Challenger League Buddy Day! VOLUNTEER!!
June 10 is the last day of the Challenger League season - and that's traditionally Rotary "Buddy" Volunteer Day.
Buddies should arrive at 9:45 am.
The event concludes approximately 1 pm.
Mark your calendars now and plan to participate in a
fun-filled and very fulfilling day of service in our community.
Meet at:
North Vineland Little League Clubhouse
Dr. Charles Cunningham Park
North West Avenue & Wheat Road
                                Rotary Lifesaver 
Over the years, 32 Vineland Rotarians have been designated as "Rotary Lifesavers". President Harry Maloney presented the award to our Community Awareness Director, Linda Rumick 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.

Look at the incredible impact Vineland Rotary has had in our community with our Hunger Project!

Meet our Distinguished Service Citation Awardees
from Interact and Rotaract!
Interact Distinguished Service Awardee, Emily Walters is a senior at CCTEC majoring in Information Techology. Her Interact Advisors, Mr. Campbell and Mrs. Smisk were unable to attend, but they sent the following comments, noting that they wanted to recognize Emily for her outstanding performance throughout her years in the Interact Club. "She has attended most, if not ALL of the events wee have offered over the years She is always the first to sign up, attend every meeting and share service ideas whenever they come up Her dedication and service have been greatly appreciated and she will be missed after her graduation We are proud of her!" Emily hasn't decided on her final career path, but we're sure she will succeed in whatever path she follows! Pictured are (from left): Sandy Hearing, Leslie Walters, awardee Emily Walters and Ronald Walters.
Rotaract Distinguished Service Awardee, Illeana Santos Fuentes is a bio medical major at Rowan College of South Jersey. She was introduced by Rotaract Advisor, Beatrice Hughes who explained that even though Illeana is a first year member of the club, she jumped in and was soon elected as the club's President. Illeana has participated in every activity the club has pursued this year - from assisting with the RCSJ Blood Drive, the Festival of Lights, a campus-wide effort to provide holiday gifts, clothing and coats to school children throughout Cumberland County and the Easter card project for residents of Genesis Health Care. She was also a leading producer in the club's recent "Smencils" fundraising project. Illeana is also very involved in helping her family with her young siblings. Pictured are (from left): Linda Rumick (assistant advisor), Sandy Hearing, awardee Illeana Santos Fuentes and Advisor Beatrice Hughes. Congratulations, Illeana!
Katie Marie Ivins, the Distinguished Service award recipient from Schalick High School, Sandy Hearing, Youth Services Director for Vineland Rotary, explained that Katie is one of the most involved students at Schalick. She is President of Interact, Cross Aged Mentor, National Honor Society member, Student Council Class Representative, Girls Tennis Captain, Classroom Student Aide, Vacation Bible School volunteer and a member of even more clubs.
She is a high achieving student, distinguished mentor, supportive peer and a loyal friend. “Knowing this student is a privilege,” Sandy noted. “Her service to others is her life and she is infinitely deserving, including receiving this award.”
(Katie pictured with  Sandy Hearing)
Kaelin Zheng, an outstanding student at Vineland High School, was selected as the VHS Interact Club’s Distinguished Service Citation award recipient. She was introduced by her advisor, Tracy Morgado. Tracy explained that Kaelin was chosen by her fellow club members because of her strong participation in the club. “Kaelin has the willingness to do whatever needs to be done -- with a smile. She can figure out what needs to be done next before I can ask!”
Kaelin’s family owns a small business in downtown Vineland and she helps out there. “But she still finds the time to help out whenever needed, She is a powerful person who will go on to do great things!”
(Kaelin pictured with Tracy Morgado)
Each recipient receives a Distinguished Service Citation certificate, a Rotary 4-Way Test Coin and a $50 Barnes and Noble gift card. Gift cards are provided for all Distinguished Service recipients by Rotary members,
the law firm of Testa Heck Testa & White.
Why are these people smiling?   
Because they are members of the Vineland Rotary Club!
Members know they are more productive when they get together to accomplish club goals!
Our meetings are lively and interactive and our programs are very informative.
We meet the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month @11:45 AM at Larry's II Restaurant
(907 N Main Rd)
Don't miss out!  Attend a meeting soon!
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Linda Rumick
    June 5
  • Bill Gonzalez
    June 11
  • Carol Sumoski
    June 12
  • Susanna Philippoussis
    June 16
  • Scott Fransko
    June 17
  • Denise Jackson
    July 22
  • Denise Jackson
    July 22
  • Anthony Fanucci
    July 27
Join Date:
  • 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
  • Alicia Fichera
    July 1, 2022
    1 year
  • Cara Stanzione
    July 1, 2022
    1 year
  • Carol Musso
    July 1, 2022
    1 year
  • Carol Sumoski
    July 1, 2014
    9 years
  • Dale Arrison
    July 1, 2022
    1 year
  • Michael Loyle
    July 1, 1986
    37 years
  • David Hemple
    July 5, 2011
    12 years
  • Susanna Philippoussis
    July 5, 2011
    12 years
  • M Jay Einstein
    July 15, 2014
    9 years
  • Ann Cantoni
    July 17, 2019
    4 years
2022 Charles A. Loyle Vocational Service Award

Presented to Richard G. Franchetta, EJD, RMC

Richard Franchetta is a lifelong resident of Vineland, NJ who has a strong commitment to the community, in leading through service as a student, performer educator and administrator. Currently, he has served as Director of the Vineland Fire Department for the past 6 years and as Vineland’s Deputy City Clerk for 4 years.
He has a very interesting life story – including becoming a volunteer firefighter in high school, a dealer of craps, blackjack and roulette, a musician and co-founder of the musical group “Eleven-Eleven”. He toured with the band in London, England and throughout the eastern half of the United States. The group released 7 albums. He obtained his NJ Real Estate license in 2000. He graduated from Cumberland County College, Rutgers University and obtained a Master’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from George Washington University. He then obtained an Executive Juris Doctorate from Concord Law School, Los Angeles, CA (now part of Purdue University). He rejoined the Vineland Fire Department in 2013 and was elected President of the Volunteer Fire Association of Vineland. In 2015, he was hired as a Fire Inspector within the Vineland Fire Department. He went on to obtain a NJ Fire Official licensure and was elected Deputy Chief of VFD Station #4. He received certification as a Level 2 Fire Instructor working part-time at the Cumberland County Fire Academy and is currently the coordinator for the Firefighter 1 program.