Meeting Location

Meeting Location:
The George Inn (click for directions)
84 Route 94
McAfee, NJ
Tuesdays 7:00 PM

June 29, 2008

The Vernon Rotary Club recently awarded four Vernon Township High School graudates with $1000 awards.

Stephen Marosetz was awarded the first Amos Phillips Memorial Award of $1000. This award is based on a graduate's involvement in community service and their intent to focus on either or both business and education. Sarah Hobaugh, Kimberly Konopka, and Tasha Miley were each $1000 recipients of the John Leeds Award, named for the founder of the Vernon Township Ambulance Squad.

Shown here with Robert McGuire, president of the Club, are the recipients and their parents. Stephen could not be with us for the picture, but we look forward to having him join us in the near future.
The Vernon Rotary Club has given away more than $100,000 in scholarship awards to graduating students in the 30 years since the John Leeds Award was established.

Bulletin - May 31, 2008

This past Monday was Memorial Day. The Vernon Rotary Club was invited by the local VFW chapter to march in the annual parade in town. It was a lot of fun and it was an honor to be a part of this annual remembrance.

The picture at left shows members Eddie Rolando and Teresa Vihti prior to the parade. We marched from the Dairy Queen on Route 94 up to the center of town, past the Municipal Building, down to Memorial Park at "the Flats."

After the parade, there was a memorial service that reminded us all of the true meaning of Memorial Day and the sacrifices made by members of our armed forces in the service of the United States around the world.

In related news, Tuesday's meeting was well-attended with three guests and a guest speaker, Randy Egan, that spoke to us about the Vernon Little League. They have some big plans for the fields. They have already renovated one field, with new sod, fencing, etc. They are working on getting a new scoreboard installed, as well. Businesses in town, most notably R.S. Phillips Steel, have been generous in their support of the Little League in this venture.
For more information and game schedules, check out the following website: