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The Colchester-Milton Rotary Club

Colchester-Milton

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We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
The Hampton Inn
42 Lower Mt View Drive
Colchester, VT  05446
United States
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Dec 25, 2014
Jan 01, 2015
Jan 15, 2015
Laura Jacoby
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Again this year, the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club is assembling baskets of food, books and other small gift items for the less fortunate in our community during this holiday season.
 
 
The Colchester-Milton Rotary Club participated for the 7th consecutive year with the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk to fundraise and support families and survivors fighting cancer. This year we have raised over $700 and hope to continue to the $1000 mark. 
 
 
 
Please help the Colchester-Milton Interact Club "Stuff the Bus" with non perishable items for the Milton Food Shelf at Hannaford's in Milton Saturday October 25th from 10 AM to 2 PM.
 
 
 
The Colchester-Milton Rotary Club will once again be supporting Our Military Families this Christmas Season with our project called Operation Polar Express #5.   In our previous years, we have provided free Polar Express tickets for the children and the families of our deployed soldiers here in Vermont. 
 
 
 
Please help us sell out this concert!
Rotary Clubs of District 7850 present: A Concert to End Polio
Who: Pietro Tagliaferri, Clarinet and Francesco Attesti, Pianoforte
Where: McCarthy Arts Center Saint Michael's College,Colchester,VT 
When: Friday, October 24 at 7:00pm
 
 
 
 
Mark your calendars for the annual Colchester-Milton Rotary Auction! This year's auction will again be at the Hampton Inn in Colchester on November 22nd. Watch this site and our facebook page for updates.
 
 
Will Hamilton and 2 coworkers Michelle (dark shirt) and Hannah (lt blue shirt) helped the students make baked apples, taste test 6 different varieties and even participated in a school fire drill.
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On Saturday September 13th, 2014 The Colchester Milton Rotary Club helped scrap & paint the Colchester Community Food Shelf. Another painting session is scheduled for next Saturday September 20th from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM. Any & All additional volunteers would be greatly appreciated by the Food Shelf!  For more info visit colchesterfoodshelf.org or call Marcia Devino at 802-879-2444. 
 
 
 

The Colchester Milton Rotary Club was named Club of the Year in its District, which is composed of 42 clubs from Quebec, Northern Vermont and New Hampshire.  The Club also received five other awards during their district conference held in the spring.  These awards recognized the achievements the Club made in the areas of membership growth, community service projects and other Rotary International criteria.

 
 

This fun run / walk will begin at Bayside Park on the bike path in Colchester, ending back at the park. All ages welcome. Run or walk. Proceeds will help Food shelves in Colchester, Milton, and The Islands, with a portion going to the Charitable fund of the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club.

 
 
 

Join us for an evening of great fun, fine food and a chance to win $2,000. There will also be a silent auction, a 50/50 raffle and every 10th ball wins a prize! Tickets are $150 which gets you one Ball and a Vermont Culinary Resort Dinner for 2. Only 100 tickets will be sold!

 
 
Interested in learning more about polio? On Wednesday, January 29 beginning at 6:30 p.m., the Burnham Memorial Library will host a showing of the HBO documentary The Final Inch, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Colchester-Milton; the film is about the efforts to eliminate polio worldwide. After the film, Dr. Alicia Jacobs, MD, will speak about polio and the importance of vaccines. Refreshments will be served.
 
 
 
Again this year, the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club is assembling baskets of food, books and other small gift items for the less fortunate in our community during this holiday season.
 
 
 

The Colchester-Milton Rotary Club will once again be supporting Our Military Families this Christmas Season with our project called Operation Polar Express #4. In our previous years, We have provided free Polar Express tickets for the children and the families of Our deployed soldiers here in Vermont. Polar Express has again reserved the noon train on December 15 for our Military Soldier family. Tickets are now $22 a piece And we have 235 slots to fill.

 
 
 

On Thursday October 31st the Colchester-MIlton Rotary Club presented Burlington Meals on Wheels Director Peter Carmoli with a check for $4,000 for a new commercial oven.

 
 
 

A happy Winooski JFK Elementary 3rd grade class thanks the Colchester-Milton Rotary Club for another successful My Wet Shoes project.

 
 
A new location, a new time and a new look! We are revamping our annual auction this year to make it more exciting, fun and convenient for you to bid on those items that you really want.

This year’s Colchester-Milton Rotary Club Auction will be at 6:00 PM on November 16th at the Hampton Inn, Colchester. There will be food and beverages available and a new and improved list of items for you to bid on. Viewing will begin at 5:45 PM.

 
 
 

On September 12 2013 Rotary International District 7850 President Steve Dates and Colchester-Milton Rotary Club Foundation Chair Dick Kruger presented Colchester-Milton Rotary member Kiki Leech with the Paul Harris Society Member award.

 
 
The Colchester-Milton Rotary club sponsored a matching district grant to help fund the Vermont Youth Orchestra Tour of the Northeast Kingdom and master classes to be held at their home base at Elley Long in Colchester.
 
 
 
 

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Rotary AIDS day event turns spotlight on world’s deadliest infectious disease
The recent Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the worst ever, has claimed several thousand lives and generated worldwide concern. But its impact pales in comparison to that of AIDS, which, despite advances in treatment, still kills more than a million people a year, the majority of them in Africa. "Even with the Ebola outbreak at its worst expected levels, it's never going to reach what we've seen with the HIV/AIDS epidemic," said Dr. Timothy B. Erickson, director of the Center for Global Health at the University of Illinois at Chicago, speaking at Rotary's World AIDS Day event in Evanston on 1...
Statement by Rotary International on the deadly school attack in Pakistan
Rotary International condemns the horrific attack that killed more than 130 schoolchildren and wounded over 100 of their classmates in Peshawar, Pakistan. We believe that children everywhere have the basic right to receive an education in an environment unthreatened by violence or fear. Rotary extends our heartfelt sympathy to all of the families in Pakistan, including those of seven Rotary members, who have lost children as a result of this unfathomable tragedy. We stand with them in mourning their loss. Gary C.K. Huang, PresidentRotary International
Indoor air pollution linked to millions of deaths
After decades dreaming about the Himalayas, Rotary member George Basch went on his first trek through the mountains in 2001, when he was 64. A member of the Rotary Club of Taos-Melagro in New Mexico, USA, Basch found that the experience was even more than he had hoped. "My expectations were high, and dramatically exceeded," he remembers. But a less-than-pleasant aspect of the experience was the indoor smoke pollution he encountered in the guest houses and private homes he visited. Many families in the Himalayas use rudimentary cookstoves or, in some cases, an open fire pit inside the home to...
 
 
 
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