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WEEKLY MEETINGS

 

Visiting or prospective Rotarians are welcome to join us for lunch at the Molly Maguires Pub & Steakhouse, 5 Hazard Square, Jim Thorpe at noon every Tuesday for good food, a program, and conversation.  Call 570 325-2346 with a heads up.


Rotary International 2014-2015 Theme

 

Welcome to the on-line edition of the Rotary Club of Jim Thorpe.  Rotary's theme for 2014-15 is Light Up Rotary.  As we have for many years, we will continue to seek out opportunities for service and have fun doing it so we can increase recognition of our club both in our community at large and at the district level.  

 

Each year, we sponsor a number of projects and on-going programs as detailed in our Five Avenues of Service.  Prominent among them are clothing at Christmas for disadvantaged children, dictionaries to every third grader and calculators for every fourth grader in the Jim Thorpe Area School District and parochial school, college scholarships to four graduating seniors from three area high schools, scholarships to rising juniors to attend the district's summer Rotary Youth Leadership Awards gathering, a summer day camp here in town, an essay contest, and a student of the month program in which local seniors attend weekly Rotary meetings to gain an appreciation of a community service organization.  We continue to support The Rotary International Foundation's Every Member, Every Year Program as well as contribute to the worldwide eradication of polio.

 

All this is made possible through our three fundraising activites: GhostWalks, Enchanted Evening, and, most recently, an English Bed and Breakfast raffle.  Try them all!

 

We are always looking for new members who want to join us in our many activities.  Drop in on a meeting and check us out.

 

 

Yours in Rotary,

 

Clem McGinley

President

Rotary Club of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

 

 

 

 

Gary C.K. Huang - President, Rotary International
Carol Hemphill - District Governor, District 7410

Clem Mc Ginley - President, Jim Thorpe Rotary Club