Rotary Club of Hanover, Pennsylvania

District 7390, Club 5342

www.RotaryClubOfHanoverPa.org

 

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Hanover

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Bay City Restaurant
110 Eisenhower Drive
Hanover, PA  17331
United States
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In 2013 the Hanover Rotary Club hosted a GSE Team from Scotland,  The leader of that Team was Ian Dow.  Ian has just informed us that he has been honored as a recipient of the Rotary International In Great Britain and Ireland's Champion's of Change award.  Congratulations to Ian for his fine work in Gambia!!

Aberdeen Rotarian honoured for his community work 

 

Rotarian, Ian Dow, has been honoured with Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland’s Champions of Change award for his outstanding work in helping the community.

 

Ian was chosen to receive the award after playing a key role in his Rotary club’s Education in The Gambia project for a school in Ghana Town ; a small fishing village in Gambia which Ian has visited several times over the past three years to oversee the project. Ian’s club has raised over £9,000, which has provided teacher training, a new classroom, toilets and educational equipment.

 
 
 
 
At its regular meeting on Tuesday November 3, 2015, the Hanover Rotary Club awarded funds to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.  On hand to receive the funds was Becky Kroft, Development Associate for the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Greater Pa and West Virginia.  This is one of the many charities and organizations to whom the Hanover Rotary Club provides funding throughout the year.  Pictured is Rotary President, Kelly Rebert (right), and Becky Kroft from Make-A-Wish (left).
 

 
 
Thanks to the efforts of members Torren Ecker and Jim Balthaser, the Hanover Rotary Club recently obtained 501(c)(3) tax exempt status as a non-profit organization.  We believe this status will be an added incentive for individuals and organizations to donate monies to our various fund raising events which enables us to support local, national, and international people in need.
 

 
 

 

 
 
 
 
The long anticipated and exceptionally popular trip to the United Nations will take place on Saturday, November 7, 2015.  There are only two, private organizations which have consultative status at the UN, and Rotary International is one of them.  It's amazing how influential our organization is.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Rotarian's Daughter gives back with friends for 14th birthday following the devastating Nepal earthquake.
 
 
 
SAN DIEGO STUDENTS TACKLE VACCINE CONTROVERSY - Recommended viewing for membership by Bob Miller
From the of The Rotarian
 
 
 
This past Spring our District 7390 sent a Team to the Czech and Slovak Republics as part of our Group Study Exchange -GSE- with those countries.  On September 29, 2015 this Team will be presenting to our Club as part of our regular program.  In preparation for this presentation, you may want to check out their websites:
 
 
We are excited to hear about their experiences especially since we had such a great visit with the incoming Team from the Czech and Slovak Republics. 
 
 

 
 
On Tuesday July 7,2015 newly-elected Club President, Kelly Rebert, shared information on the upcoming Rotary year:
 
- A slide presentation outlining Club goals for 2015-2016
 
- An Events Calendar for 2015-2016
 
- Charitable Giving for 2014-2015
 
Each of these items can be viewed in full in the DOWNLOADS section of the main web page.
 

 
 
The Rotary Club of Hanover, Pa officially installed it's Officers and Directors for the 2015-2016 year on Tuesday June 30, 2015.  The Officers are:
President - Kelly Rebert
President-Elect - Greg Staub
Vice President - Justine Kilkelly
Secretary - Cindy Freemont
Treasurer - Jim Balthaser
Past President - Doug Barmoy
Director - Jess Socrates
Director - Chris Neri
Director - Ralph Jodice
Director - John Grimes
Director - Merle Zehr
 
 
Please wholeheartedly support all the new Officers and Directors as they embark on a new Rotary Year!  Congratulations to all who have accepted to serve the Club!
 

 
 
 
At its regular meeting on June 30, 2015, the Hanover Rotary Club recognized 16 members on their years of Rotary membership.  The Rotary Club of Hanover honors years of membership in 5 year increments - 5 years of membership; 10 years of membership; 15 years, etc. and announces it to the Club annually.
 
Additionally, the Club recognizes those members with perfect attendance.  This year there were 6 members honored for such attendance from 1 year to 51 years.
 
 
 
 
 
Joint Service Project Between Hanover Rotary and Delone Catholic Interact Club on Saturday April 18 at Conewago Township Park.
 
 
 
 
The Hanover Rotary Club is very pleased to welcome the Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team from the Czech and Slovak Republics.  On Saturday April 18, 2015 Rotarians from District 7390 and the Hanover Rotary Club were on hand at Harrisburg International Airport to greet 
after a long trip from Prague, Czech Republic.  The Team members got to meet their host families for the first week.
 
 
 
 
Heroin Task Force Town Hall event photos
 
 
 
"WE APPRECIATE YOUR SERVICE"
The Rotary Club of York, PA is proud to be the only Rotary Club designated as a "hub" for the National Honor Flight. NHF was founded to give veterans of World War II and the Korean Conflict an opportunity to make the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials and witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. It is a special day which generally includes a motorcycle honor guard and a greeting with our national representatives. 
The next “flight” is scheduled to leave by bus from York PA the third week in October.
Rotary Club of York is asking us to help identify qualified veterans. The veteran’s name, address or email address, and phone number should be sent to Rotarian Al Sykes at awsykes@gmail.com. Al’s phone is 717-880-1261.
York Rotary is also looking for chaperones to spend the day with one of our veterans. The cost for the chaperone is $100.00 and includes a box lunch. It is an unforgettable day for the veteran and for the chaperone.
 
 

 
 
Bob Miller asked that the following information be shared regarding the Rotary Foundation:
 
Foundation Information:
  1. The 2013-14 Annual Report is now available on the Rotary website at www.Rotary.org search for "The 2013-14 Annual Report"
  2. In this report your will learn:
    1. Thru the Global Polio Eradication Initiative the cases of Polio in 2013 were just over 400, reduced from 350,000 in 1988.
    2. Polio remains active in only 3 countries--Nigeria, Afghanistan & Pakistan.
    3. Contributions to the Annual Fund set a new record at $116.6 million, plus $23.7 million to the Endowment fund.
    4. How Rotary spent your dues.
    5. 92% of Foundation funds raised went directly to programs.
  3. Be sure to register your membership on the Rotary website, then you can view your personal contribution status.
 

 
 
 
Speakers
May 10, 2016
Liam Behrens
Update on the new South Hanover YMCA Facility
May 17, 2016
GVSE Team from Australia
Group Vocational Service Exchange Presentation
May 24, 2016
Jim Balthaser
Hanover Rotary Club Budget Update
May 31, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches (Kim McBride)/Fellowship Time
Jun 07, 2016
Kelly Beck
Relay for Life - A Survivor's Story of Hope
Jun 14, 2016
Jess Socrates
Mission Adventures of a Rotarian - Part II
Jun 21, 2016
Victoria Warner
To be announced
Jun 28, 2016
Kelly Rebert
Outgoing President's Luncheon and Induction of New President and Board of Directors
Jul 05, 2016
Greg Staub
Incoming President's Message and Introduction of New Rotary Year
Jul 12, 2016
Roger Benadum
COPD and Organ Donation
Jul 19, 2016
John Piermatteo
Alcoholics Anonymous in Hanover, PA
Jul 26, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
Aug 02, 2016
Aug 09, 2016
Aug 16, 2016
Aug 23, 2016
Aug 30, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
Sep 06, 2016
Jim Wissler
Road Scholar Trip to Cuba
Sep 13, 2016
Sep 20, 2016
Sep 27, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
Oct 25, 2016
Hanover Rotary Club
Rotary Classification Speeches/Fellowship Time
 
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