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Annual Pancake Breakfast – October 27, 8:00 am – 10:00 am

The Edison Rotary Club invites you to join us for breakfast!

$10 per person gets you breakfast, door prizes and a chance to participate in our Tricky Tray auction (cost of Tricky Tray tickets additional).

Proceeds to benefit the Edison Rotary Scholarship Funds and other community and international projects.

Here’s how to purchase tickets:

  • Send an email to edisonrotary@gmail.com with the Subject: Pancake Breakfast with your name, contact information and # of tickets desired.
  • Via Eventbrite ($1.94 per ticket convenience charge applies) at this link: https://erpancake2018.eventbrite.com.
  • Reach out to any member of the Edison Rotary Club

Edison Rotary Panera Bread Fundraiser – April 30, 2018

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Bring this flyer or show an electronic version to the cashier when you place your order and Panera will donate a portion of the proceeds from your purchase.

Ordering Online for Rapid Pick-Up or Delivery?

Enter “FUND” as your Promo Code to have a portion of your proceeds donated to The Edison Rotary Club.

Visit from Rotary Club of Calcutta Jadavpur

The Edison Rotary Club welcomed Santasree Mazumder, President-Elect of the Rotary Club of Calcutta Jadavpur. She and Richard Phelan, President-Elect of the Edison Rotary Club exchanged club flags.

Santasree shared some information with us about her club and their projects which include building surgical facilities, supporting education for girls and sanitation projects. We are planning to hold a joint meeting via Skype to discuss the possibilities of partnering on a Global Grant from the Rotary Foundation.

Visit from Literacy NJ

The Edison Rotary Club welcomed Mary Ellen Firestone from Literacy NJ to our club on  May 11th to discuss the work that Literacy NJ does around the state and the services they provide, including tutoring in reading, High School Equivalency preparation and teaching English language skills. One statistic that shocked us is t that 17% of NJ adults struggle with literacy!

To learn more about Literacy NJ please visit their website.

JP Stevens Interact Club Annual Fundraiser

Edison Rotary Club President-Elect, Rich Phelan joined the JP Stevens High School Interact Club for their annual Fundraising Dinner. This year’s dinner was for the benefit of a UN High Commissioner for Refugees family that recently arrived in the US from Pakistan, where they were living under high risk conditions. Congratulations to the JPS Interact Club for a successful event!

Hands of Hope Coat Distribution

The Edison Rotary Club continued our tradition of participating in St. James Episcopal Church’s  Hands Of Hope annual coat distribution. The club members were part of a large group of volunteers, including church members and youth and faculty from local schools,

In all, 285 coats were distributed to families in need. The families were also provided with a hot meal.

Hands of Hope runs a soup kitchen and food pantry on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month and also provide other events such as a health fair as well as the annual coat drive for needy families. for more information go to http://handsofhopenj.net/

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November 2015 Students of the Month

The Edison Rotary is proud to honor the November 2016 Students of the Month!

Note: Due to scheduling conflicts, the November Students of the Month from Middlesex Academy and South Plainfield were honored in October.

Edison High School
Francesca Rodrigo
Justin Ruetsch

JP Stevens High School
Arjun Gourishetty
Sanjna Namasivayam

St. Joseph High School
August Bratti
Matthew Scull

October 2015 Students of the Month

The Edison Rotary is proud to honor the October 2016 Students of the Month!

Note: November Students of the Month from Middlesex Academy and South Plainfield are included due to scheduling conflicts.

Edison High School
Rumeer Keshwani
Alyssa Royce

JP Stevens High School
Monica Beispiel
Askshat Mehta

Middlesex Academy
Lyndon Shi
Taslim Soomar
Daniel Marku
Shree Nadkarni

South Plainfield High School
Sarah Cargill
Mason Resende
Sarah Walsh
Georgette Zegarra

St. Joseph High School
Jacob Lunn
Brian Mathew