Rotary Club of
North Fort Myers

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THE ROTARY CLUB OF NORTH FORT MYERS was chartered on June 14, 1973, by our Charter President, Richard “Dick” McConville.  We...

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Gator Tails

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Golf Tournament

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Our Rotary Masters Charity Golf Tournament is Scheduled for April 17th.  See ————————>

ANNOUNCING OUR “WHEELBARROW FULL OF BOOZE” RAFFLE. Drawing will be held on March 11, 2021 for a Wheelbarrow Full of Booze plus 5 gift cards to local restaurants and Mirrowmar Outlets. Tickets are $10 each or $20 for three tickets.

25 Bottles:
Large Jack Daniels                   Large Beefeater’s Gin
Large Jim Beam BlackLarge Grey Goose           Large Glenlivet Scotch            Bottle Jacquins Creme de Menthe      Knob Creek Set
Jameson Irish Whiskey            Bottle Simi Cabernet Sauvignon
Bottle of Makers Mark           2 Bottles of Grey Goose
Bottle of Crown Royale       arge bottle Jack Daniels
Large Bottle Bacardi Black      Bottle Jacquins Crème de Cocoa
Large bottle Canadian Club    Large Bottle Captain Morgan
Bottle Martini and Rossi Prosecco            Bottle of Red Wine
Bottle Beefeater Gin               Bottle Margaritaville Tequila Gold
2 bottles of Meomi Pinot Noir wine
Large Bottle Captain Morgan Spiced Rum

Also Included – Restaurant and Gift Certificates:
$50. Gift Certificate – Marsala Italian Eatery             $25. Gift Certificate – Miromar Outlets
$25. Gift Certificate – Three Fishermen                      $25. Gift Certificate – Olive Garden
$25. Gift Certificate – First Round Draft

Contact: Wendy Murray: 239-707-6722 for information and tickets.

 

LATEST NEWS:

We meet every Thursday, 8:00 AM, at the Three Fisherman Seafood Restaurant – 13021 North Cleveland Avenue. On the north side of the Caloosahatchee River, on the west side of North Cleveland Avenue (also known as US-41 or N Tamiami Trail), located at the Best Western Hotel.  (map)

Visiting Rotarians are always welcome!

 

The Rotary Club of North Fort Myers 
is part of the worldwide organization of Rotary International

Our motto is “Service Above Self” and we strive to assist various charitable groups in our community and in the worldwide organization of Rotary.

We strive to live by our 4-Way Test:
1. First, Is it the Truth ?
2. Second, Is it Fair to All Concerned ?
3. Third, Will it Build Goodwill and Better Friendships ?
4. Fourth, Will it be Beneficial to All Concerned ?
OF COURSE IT WILL, NOW GO OUT AND LIVE IT !!!


Holiday Toy Project – A District Grant Project:

Under difficult Covid circumstances we were still able to have our Holiday Toy Project for the J Colin English Head Start Students.  We were able to provide each of 84 students with two toys, a pair of shoes, and an outfit, all were placed in bags for each family.  Since we couldn’t have Santa and Mrs. Claus come to the school, Zoom sessions were held with the students talking with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

New Member:
Always a great day when we can welcome a new member to our club.  Lenny Cannova was inducted on December 10th.  Lenny (center) with Dwight (inductor) and John standing in for Lenny’s sponsor Wendy.

 

 

 

 

 

 


District Governor Official Club Visit:
District Governor Darryl Keys and Area Governor Suzanne Vasbinder made their official club visit on October 15th.  President David presented DG Darryl with a certificate showing our club had donated a “Wheelchair” from the Wheelchair Foundation in his name in recognition of his service to Rotary.


Officer Changeover:
With the virus effect, we were finally able to officially have the changeover of our officers on July 9th.  Incoming President David Rice presented outgoing President Bill Thomas with his Past-President Gavel plaque, pin, and name badge.  Even with the virus, we had a rewarding Rotary year and look forward to the new year.


Rotarian of the Year – 2020
John Mina was recognized as our Rotarian of the Year.  President Bill presented John with a plaque and a Paul Harris Fellow award on June 18th.

Golf Tournament Charity Recipient:
This year, Valerie’s House was the charity selected to receive our golf tournament charity donation.  Valeries’s House provides children who have lost a loved one a place where they can connect with others their own age, grieve together, and learn that their loss doesn’t have to limit their dreams.  On June 5th, 2020, our check was presented.

Left: President Bill Thomas and Rotarian Jean Sinko hold our $2,000 donation check.
Right: President Bill presents our check to Angela Melvin, CEO and Founder – Valerie’s House

Dictionary Day:

Our club participated in the District wide project to provide dictionaries to all public school third graders.  Our Rotarians along with students from the North Fort Myers Interact Club participated in providing dictionaries to four schools in our area.

 

ROTARY’S POLIO PLUS:

Rotary’s Polio Plus, started in 1979, has raised over $1.7 billion, performed countless hours of volunteer time, and has inoculated over 2.5 billion children around the world.  Polio cases have been reduced by 99+ % since 1988 (350,000 cases worldwide) to 22 cases reported in 2017.  This January 2019, our own David Rice volunteered to volunteer to go to India as part of a Rotary Polio Plus Inoculation Team and administer the vaccine.