Riverhead’s Rotary has a new president who is focused on encouraging young local business owners to join the club.
Angela “Angie” Reese, who began her new role this month, said she believes all Rotaries are struggling to attract millennials and plans to work with her group to come up with ways to attract new members.
The Riverhead Rotary presented Peconic Bay Medical Center with a check for $20,000 during its weekly meeting on Wednesday. READ
The Riverhead Rotary hosted its 11th annual Rotary Uncorked fundraiser at Martha Clara Vineyards Wednesday night.
Visitors sampled products from local wineries, breweries, restaurants and bakeries.
Each year, Rotary International selects students to study and live in countries all over the globe. The Riverhead Rotary Club has participated in the program for more than 40 years and some of Riverhead High School’s most prominent graduates have spent a year in another country to enhance their education, courtesy of Rotary. READ
Dr. Rajesh Patel was standing inside a big, empty hospital in a remote region of Brazil in 1999 when a nurse summoned him to the emergency room. Lying on the floor was a pregnant 16-year-old, seizing and frothing at the mouth. READ
A campaign nearly five years in the making at Mattituck Presbyterian Church is approaching its goal of raising funds to build a school and church in Haiti.
The Riverhead Rotary handed two new $10,000 scholarships this year, both made possible thanks to an anonymous donor who wants to get students “excited about math.” (more…)
RIVERHEAD ROTARY COURTESY PHOTO | Stephanie Falisi, Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento and RHS assistant principal Sean O’Hara at the Feb. 12 Riverhead Rotary Club luncheon.
Riverhead High School seniors Ceaser Chabla-Sarmiento and Stephanie Falisi have been honored as students of the month by the Riverhead Rotary.
The two were selected by their high school guidance departments and were guests of the club at a luncheon on Wednesday. (more…)