Phillipsburg  Rotary is an enthusiastic engaged network of ordinary people providing "Service Above Self", in our local and global communities. We have 30 members and are inviting individuals to join our successful and vibrant club.  Rotary President Bernard Rooney invites you as a guest to learn more about Rotary  by attending one of our weekly meetings held Wednesday’s; lunch 12:15 pm at the Flynn’s on the Hill Come and visit a Rotary meeting - contact Bernard Rooney at rotaryphillipsburg@gmail.com to RSVP.
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TOGETHER, WE SEE A WORLD WHERE PEOPLE UNITE AND TAKE ACTION TO CREATE LASTING CHANGE -ACROSS THE GLOBE, IN OUR COMMUNITIES, AND IN OURSELVES.

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New Members of Rotaract of WCCC visit Club 
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The Phillipsburg Rotary is excited to share information about the work being accomplished to improve the community where we live, work and play, PHILLIPSBURG, NEW JERSEY

 

About Us

Since our start in 1938, our members have enjoyed over 80 years of Rotary fellowship. We can serve a no better purpose than to cause us to look into the future with expanded activity in all fields of Rotary service. Our goal is to support the community with ethical standards and participation that have made Rotary an international messenger of goodwill to all humanity. 

Announcements

 

District Conference
Save the Date
May 13-16 2021

   Skytop Lodge - Poconos
1 Skytop Ldg
Skytop, PA 18357
 

Special Notes:
Please do not make a separate hotel reservation as it is included in the Registration and Conference Fee.


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District Conference 2021

 
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New Member Orientation

 

Rotary District 7475 hosted an online new member orientation for all Rotarians who have joined Rotary in the last year.  The Orientation Webinar was conducted on January 30, 2019, at 7:00 pm.  The Orientation is a good refresher for longer-term Rotarians as much has changed in our newly formed District and in the Rotary world. 

 

Below is a link to a recording of the online webinar "New Member Orientation" held January 20, 2019

 

https://youtu.be/1YHcsU5QACM

 

If you have any difficulties with the above link, cut and paste into your browser.  If you have questions, contact Barry Kroll, District Membership Committee, at barrykroll@aol.com

 

Recent Happenings

June 9th our Phillipsburg Rotary gave Two $2000.00 Scholarships and Two $1000.00 Scholarships from Greenwich Angels and #ShopRite Thank you to all that supported, our new recipients and families. Congratulations Erin Parker , Mikayla Zander, Conner Sumner and Sofia Taboada Very well deserved.
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Local Rotarians had a Gorgeous day for a ride to Madison to pick up boxes of food, over 6,000 meals for End Hunger through Phillipsburg Rotary Club. Dropped off at Norwescap to distribute to local food banks. #servicebeforeself

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 April 7th 2021. Our guest speaker for our meeting this week was Shelby Rhodes the incoming Rotary District Governor 2021-2022. Shelby spoke about her plans for the new Rotary year in July.  at Flynns , 12 pm.  

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Dave Lacouture Speaks to Rotary about Warren County Parks

Need some EXERCISE? Today our Phillipsburg Rotarys guest Speaker was Dave Lacouture from The Warren County Parks Foundation.He encourages the public to support the protection, improvement, & enjoyment of over 2,000 acres of parks, trails held by the County.These trails are very cool. They even have informational history plaques on some routes.The Morris Canal Greenway area has a lot more then I imagined.This canal area dates before the railroad.I need to walk more https://warrenparksfoundation.com/ 

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November 11th

Debi Natale.

She run a Parent To Parent Addiction Services Inc. In the spirit of unity and compassion, offers strength, hope and advocacy to support families and their loved ones suffering the ravaging effects of substance use disorders.

If you are looking for help it's only a phone call away at 908-619-9252 or email Parent2parentWC@gmail.com. Location is 325B West Washington Avenue Washington, NJ 07882. Link to website https://www.parent2parentaddictionser

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November 11th 2020

"COMING SOON...

PHILLIPSBURG ANTIQUE MALL!

Welcome to the newest and grandest concept in Antique Shopping! The Phillipsburg Antique Mall will be the dream destination for customers of all ages, backgrounds and interests. Built around the idea of a family friendly, and multi-faced marketplace, our site will have something for everyone. We are certain our antique mall will set the standard for the next generation of vendors and customers. Vendor spaces still available. Please contact us for more information and a request for viewing," link below.

https://phillipsburgantiquemall.com/

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November 4th 2020

Mayor Todd M. Tersigni was our guest speaker at Rotary. The info structure is doing excellent and Phillipsburg is moving forward under Mayor Todd's watch.

The new Remark alone brings in many new jobs.

http://www.phillipsburgnj.org/...

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 Speaker was Ken Decker, his message is for you to be aware of the danger of Opioids and Fentanyl. Warren County Prosecuter Jim Pfeiffer & Ken Decker Administrator of Operation & Outreach were guest speakers about the Opioid Crisis in Warren County.

Below is a YouTube link on a Documentary on Fentanyl and Opioids produced by the regional Safe Communities Coalition of Hunterdon/Somerset Counties New Jersey. Overdoses due to Fentanyl mixing with Heroin, Prescription Drugs, Cocaine and other substances is below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ckXajqZXfA4&feature=youtu.be

For substance abuse & mental Health services administrations

https://www.samhsa.gov/find-help/national-helpline

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August 27th Our guest speaker DJ Kophazy from Phillipsburg Recreation and Parks Department gave an informative talk on how his department is supporting the community of Phillipsburg. They provide the town of Phillipsburg with variety of programs and activities including sports, arts and crafts, summer playground programs, the Phillipsburg municipal pool, special events and outdoor summer concerts." For more information click the link: http://www.phillipsburgnj.org/
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August 20th Our Guest speaker this week was Cynthia Bernstein from Cancer Hope Network talked about creating hope for adults facing cancer one conversation at a time
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AUGUST 12TH Overcomers Unanimous

A Faith Based Counseling and Addiction Ministry

Email: bobpierfy@gmail.com

Phone: 610-965-0513

Website: www.overcomersu.com

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Our special guest speaker during our lunch meeting was David Gilgore is a strategic marketing consultant that spoke about the International exchange student program. His father belonged to North East Lancaster Rotary back in the days when the Rotary was Men only.
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JULY 29TH Today Via Zoom meeting the Phillipsburg Rotary had the opportunity to visit with Rotary District Governor Ann Walko and other Rotary clubs.
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Scholarship Awards

Jul 22, 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Flynn's On The Hill, 341 Pursel St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865, USA

We  awarded 4 Scholarships this year, two $2000 Scholarships from our Club and two $1000 Scholarships from the Greenwich Angels (our club partnered with GA for one of them)

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President State of the Club Speech

Jul 08, 12:15 PM – 1:30 PM

Flynn's On The Hill, 341 Pursel St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865, USA

Our new President Bernie Rooney spoke about his plans for the year and the status of the Club.

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Phillipsburg Rotary Induction Ceremony

Jun 30, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Flynn's On The Hill, 341 Pursel St, Phillipsburg, NJ 08865, USA

Induction of new officers for 2020-2021

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District 7475 Meeting with Past Rotary International President Barry Raskin

Jun 10, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Phillipsburg weekly zoom meeting.

Jason Sarnowski, Warren County Freeholder

May 20, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Online Zoom Event

Jason Sarnowski our Freeholder for Warren County will be Speaking about the County response to the Covid 19 Pandemic, and how the county is planning to handle the effects of the Pandemic and the time table for reopening the County

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District Governor Ray Freaney talked about District Projects to help with the Covid 19 Pandemic
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Dr. South wick is an Infectious Disease Specialist at the University of Florida at Gainesville. He spoke about the Corona Virus and clearing up misconceptions about the disease.
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Mary Jane Deutsch, Administrator of Special Services, illuminated the many different services provided by this department within the school system.
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Greg Troxell spoke about how the Corona Virus has affected the school system and how we can help.
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Lauren B. Phillipsburg NJ Hign School Alumni and current Desales University student shared her plans to go on a South Africa Service trip working with Habitat for Humanity building houses. Great Work!
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Phillipsburg Mayor Todd Tersigni speaks about plans for the town for 2020
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Bill Hann talks about his recent trip up to the Atlantic Highlands, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Canada

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Tracy Heisler talked to us about the CASA programs to represent kids who are abused and in need in the Courts to make sure thier rights are represented.
Mark Valli CEO  of NORWESCAP speaks to the club about accomplishments of  2019 and whats new happening in 2020
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Pat Brisson - Author of Childrens' books reads from her books entrancing the Rotary Members Her website is http://www.patbrisson.com/
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Rotary Norwescap food Collection Shoprite November23rd 2019
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Coach Duffy speaks at Easton Rotary Football greet & meet lunch. PHS Football Team & Cheerleading Leaders at Lunch
Open House for Rotaract Club at Warren Community 
College - A lot of Interest thanks to Alyssa & Audra - Great Advisor - John Papas WCCC Professor.
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On November 6th our speaker was Matt McBride.
 
McBride was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the second round of the 2006 Major League Baseball draft. He made his Major League Baseball (MLB) debut with the Colorado Rockies in 2012, with whom he played right field and first base. As of the end of the 2016 season, McBride’s big league career statistics included outfield games played, 22; first base games, 18; and games caught, 16. His MLB batting line stood at .201/.228/.299, with 4 home runs (HR), and 19 runs batted in (RBI).[1] He has also played in MLB for the Oakland Athletics.
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3RD Annual Golf Outing
Our friend and fellow Phillipsburgian Jeff Finegan was back for some more stories and discussion on George Washington and his books the I Know George Washington Series!
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District Representative Barry Kroll gives some tips on Club Runner and Marketing our club
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Rafael an exchange student from 2001 from Brazil ,stops by to talk about how Rotary has affected his life
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Tim Wynkoop stopped by today and talked about his father (Ronald Wynkoop) as he was a Phillipsburg historian and published books about the town. He gave a great presentation to reflect the great work his father did in capturing the history of the town.
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Shannon Tiger from Viking River Cruises visited us today for an awesome presentation on their riverboat tours! Visit www.vikingrivercruises.com for more info. BOOK TODAY!
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Visit to Veteran's Haven North

Night Supervisor at Veteran's Haven North talks to Phillipsburg Rotarians at June 20th visit to award proceeds from Cork's & Forks "Terry Lee" fundraiser. From left to right John Coyle, Carol Johnson (backs on the left) anonymous Veterans, Todd Tersigni (seated) Angelo Faillace (standing) Night Supervisor.

Guess what time it is... time to talk about The Rotary Foundation!
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Phillipsburg Rotarians at Banner Exchange June 2019

Pictured from left to right Rotarians Frank Geraghty, Eileen Werkheiser Miers, Jay Miers, Audra Frank, Bob Gould

Seated- Carol Johnson, Carolyn Rebner, Lois Gould

Dr. Greg Troxell - Superintendent of Schools for the Phillipsburg School District

 

At our January 9th meeting, we welcomed Dr. Greg Troxell. Dr. Troxell has served as the Superintendent of Schools for the Phillipsburg School District in Phillipsburg, New Jersey since July 2017.

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Join Us for Lunch at noon on Wednesdays at Noon at Flynn's on the Hill.

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