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York Rotary
PO Box 806
York, ME  03909
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Welcome to the York Rotary Club!


Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 7:30 AM
York Harbor Inn
480 York Street
York, ME  03909
United States
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Solving real problems takes real commitment and vision. For more than 100 years, Rotary members have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we are always working to better our world, and we stay committed to the end.
York Rotary works in conjunction with the mission of rotary international to improve our local as well as our international communities. If you are passionate about service or just want to get involved, come join us. You will be glad you did.
York Rotary News
Congratulations to Cary, the November 2018 Student of the Month from York Middle School.  As the Student of the Month winner, Cary explained to the club members why she chose the charity "Partners in Development" .
Message from the St. Stephen-Milltown Rotary
Hello fellow Rotarians,
On Monday Todd and Sandra Gregory, Maria Kulcher and Rick Rogers (Rick joined the Calais Club to help them focus and grow - but he will always be our past secretary, past president and past district governor) were part of the 20 or so people who celebrated the BARR project as developed by the Rotary Clubs of York (President Dr. Marilyn McLaughlin-Murray), Calais (President Charlie McAlpin) and St. Stephen-Milltown (President Todd Gregory).
The room was full of passion as Marilyn spoke on how and why (education got her out of Jamaica, into medical school and to where she is now) she started this project and how Calais was a perfect fit (they were already on the BARR map - this TRF Global Grant was 2 1/2 years in the making) for her goal of education for EVERY child. St. Stephen-Milltown is also the perfect fit since we, as an international, i.e. foreign to the USA, country club can be the necessary conduit for The Rotary Foundation Global Grant - no St. Stephen-Milltown, no grant, no program - simple.
BARR stands for  Building Assets - Reducing Risks and is a program that provides materials, facilitators, counselors, survey results, and in school coordinators that teach teachers how to effectively teach the student as a whole individual - and it works - tracking results have already shown that.
You can all be properly proud, as St. Stephen-Milltown Rotarians, to be part of this process.
Only a handful of tickets remain in member's hands.  Online sales are done.  Thanks for making this year's Car for a Cause raffle so successful.  Good luck to all of you ticket holders on October 14!
Good morning fellow Rotarians!!!!
Hopefully everyone is staying cool and hydrated.  The humidity has been so heavy this year.
Some important reminders:
NO meeting this week – Friday Aug 30th.  It is the  5th Friday of the month.  NO weekly meeting. 
We still need to sell tickets at the Goldenrod.  Keep your eyes out for Kevin’s e-mail and sign-up form.  Great news we have sold over 700 tickets!  If you have tickets left over please sell them or bring them in.
Speaker – Friday Sept 7th – Mark Holbrook Congressional Candidate.  You can read more about him at
Table of Plenty – Tuesday Sept. 11th
Board Meeting – Wednesday Sept 12th.
Dist. Governor Visit – Sept 14th!  You will not want to miss this. smiley
Have a safe and wonderful holiday weekend.  Stay cool my friends!
Changing of the guard was a huge success!  Thanks to Holly for a wonderful year as president and for sharing your lovely home for the occasion.  Good luck to Toni with her upcoming year as president.  We know you will be great!
Had the pleasure of participating in the soft-launch of Smokey Joe's Cafe and thoroughly enjoyed this production. The Playhouse continues to deliver star talent! A portion of all ticket sales for the May 23 evening performance will be donated to area Rotary clubs to help in the effort to eradicate Polio worldwide.
Amanda Demetri-Lewis
$ 50
Bennett Comer Ford
$ 50
Larry Litvinchyk
# 99
Virginia Richburg
# 125
$ 50
Earl Frederick
Erin Estes
$ 50
Linda Haramahi
$ 50
Andrew Massie
#   2
Jason Cormier
# 37
James Scully
#   9
$ 50
Anthony Mont
# 83
$ 50
Tom Simpson
# 27
Jim Bartlett
Jim Jannetti
Mary Ellen Jendzejec
$ 50
Bobbie Gray
Wayne McIntyre
$ 50
Miles Morris
$ 50
Joanne Anderson
Regina Cormier
# 35
Madegan Cogger
Tom Gray
Kelly Moore
Pat Dube
$ 50
Joanne Anderson
$ 50
Wayne Murray
Cindy Bennett
Judith McAllister
$ 50
Colleen Yavarow
Lori Simpson
Come out and support York Rotary’s Scholarship Fund at this fun, family friendly event. Watch the Traveling Comedy Basketball Group: Flight Squad take on some of York’s Finest community members and town employees.    
Tickets available at the door or in advance at York Parks and Recreation Office! 
$10 each or $30 for the whole family!
We enjoyed beautiful music from the York High Chamber Singers before making our annual gift to support this fabulous program.

Today York Rotary inducted two new members and heard a presentation from Thomas Rainey of the Maine Center for Entrepreneurial Development.

The 4-Way Test
The test, which has been translated into more than 100 languages, asks the following questions:


Of the things we think, say or do,

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Connecting the world

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Rotary honors UK Prime Minister Theresa May

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5 reasons to give to Rotary on Giving Tuesday 2018

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