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 to RSVP.

Platinum Sponsor

Members of Phillipsburg Rotary working at End Hunger 3.6
New Members of Rotaract of WCCC visit Club 

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. 



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.

District Conference 2021


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


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


Recent Happenings

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:
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

AUGUST 12TH Overcomers Unanimous

A Faith Based Counseling and Addiction Ministry


Phone: 610-965-0513


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.
JULY 29TH Today Via Zoom meeting the Phillipsburg Rotary had the opportunity to visit with Rotary District Governor Ann Walko and other Rotary clubs.

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)

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.

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

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

District Governor Ray Freaney talked about District Projects to help with the Covid 19 Pandemic
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.
Mary Jane Deutsch, Administrator of Special Services, illuminated the many different services provided by this department within the school system.
Greg Troxell spoke about how the Corona Virus has affected the school system and how we can help.
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!
Phillipsburg Mayor Todd Tersigni speaks about plans for the town for 2020

Bill Hann talks about his recent trip up to the Atlantic Highlands, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland and Canada

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
Pat Brisson - Author of Childrens' books reads from her books entrancing the Rotary Members Her website is
Rotary Norwescap food Collection Shoprite November23rd 2019
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.
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.
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!
District Representative Barry Kroll gives some tips on Club Runner and Marketing our club
Rafael an exchange student from 2001 from Brazil ,stops by to talk about how Rotary has affected his life
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.
Shannon Tiger from Viking River Cruises visited us today for an awesome presentation on their riverboat tours! Visit for more info. BOOK TODAY!



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!

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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