Welcome to Nauset Rotary Club!

Nauset (Orleans)

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 6:55 AM
Community Room
Orleans Police Department
99 Eldredge Parkway
Orleans, MA, MA  02653
United States of America
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Treasurer
Immediate Past President
Director The Rotary Foundation

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NAUSET ROTARY STATEMENT ADOPTS REVISED VISION STATEMENT
 
 
The Nauset Rotary Club is a local group of Rotarians who are neighbors, business owners and employees brought together to help others who need assistance with their everyday challenges. The club leverages their Rotary pledge of "Service Above Self" by supporting other local organizations with hands on participation and funding where possible, striving to help those in need. The club is currently engaged in projects that include but are not limited to:
 
On March 3rd 2020 Nauset Rotary Club members enjoyed a presentation from Jennifer Falk regarding her work with the Falk Family Foundation in the Dominican Republic. The foundation supports two K-6 elementary schools and has built 30 houses in the Republic. Our Nauset Club will be seeking the help of District 7950 and Rotary International to help raise funds for construction of wells at both of the schools. Information about the foundation can be found at www.falkfoundationforeducation.com
Nauset Regional High School Principal Chris Ellsasser presented the plans for renovation of the school on
 November 5th at our morning breakfast meeting.
 
 
State Representative Sarah Peake briefed Nauset Rotarians and invited guests about legislative issues and concerns on October 15th, 2019 in the community room of the Orleans Police Department.
On Friday September 20th, Nauset Rotary President Jennifer Whitaker and President Elect Robert Tucker presented retiring Orleans Police Department Lieutenant Kevin Higgins with a Paul Harris Fellowship certificate in recognition of his 31 years of service to the community. Also present were State representatives Sarah Peake and Timothy Whalen.
 
 For information on Rotary International history, visit: https://www.rotary.org/en/about-rotary/history For information on Paul Harris Fellowships, visit: https://www.rotary.org/en/history-paul-harris-fellow-recognition
 
 
 
Annual Officer Installation Dinner scheduled for Tuesday June 25, 2019 at Van Renssalaers Restaurant in  Wellfleet. Social hour begins at 5:30 pm. 
We have 20 guest registered for the event. Come and welcome incoming President  Jennifer Whitaker, President-Elect Bob Tucker, Treasurer Sarah Wilcox, and Secretary Bruce Brockway. 
Assistant District Governor Brad Boyd will be making a presentation of a Paul Harris Fellow.
 
There will not be a weekly meeting on July 2nd due to the July 4th Holiday.
Our Nauset Rotary Club has started a campaign to assist the Homeless Prevention Council in Orleans with their mission to help families from Harwich to Provincetown avoid homelessness.
The Homeless Prevention Council provides close to 200 children each year from almost 100 different Lower Cape families with "Back To School Backpacks" loaded with school supplies. Nauset Rotary has partnered with them this year with the goal of providing new sneakers along with the back packs. Our goal is to raise $5,000 by August 1st for the purchase of new sneakers.
 
Contributions can be mailed to:  Nauset Rotary Club, P.O. Box 1846, Orleans, MA 02653-1846.
 
As part of our efforts to refocus our club vision/mission  at our club meeting on February 19th our speaker was Maureen Linnehan, a case manager working with the Homeless Prevention Council in Orleans.
 
Club members enjoyed a tour of the new Orleans Police Department facility at 99 Eldredge Park Way on Tuesday March 5th. At 7:30 AM Orleans Police Chief  Scott McDonald joined with us and led us on a tour of the new facility.  The Orleans Police Department is one of only two departments certified on Cape Cod.
The Rotary Club of Chatham is sponsoring a "Win A Whaler" raffle for a 2019 17 foot Boston Whaler Dauntless delivered to any Boston Whaler Dealer in the Continental United States. Tickets are $20 each and the drawing will be on Columbus Day October 14th 2019.  The second prize will be $5,000 in cash & the 3rd prize will be $2,500 in cash. If less than 5,000 tickets are sold the raffle will be converted to a 50/50 raffle.
 
Visit www.winawhaler.org enter@winawhaler.org
 
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