Paramus Sunrise is a new Rotary Club meeting every Tuesday morning from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. at Doctors Express, 67 East Ridgewood Avenue, Paramus, NJ
(Please come in front door, enter basement from door on right once in lobby.)


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Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club Provides Viands At The Bergen County Homeless Shelter

The ever energetic Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club applied for and delivered sandwiches, fruit and snacks for the guests of the Bergen County Housing, Health and Human Services Center. Going by the specs furnished, they provided roast beef, ham and chicken sandwiches on hoagie bread which contained  lettuce and tomato as well. Lined up cafeteria style, the patrons had their choice of apples, bananas, bottled water, cookies and chip snacks. This was one of the many Community Service activities of the club.

President Bassam Mhich and Past President Sophie Stone ordered, paid for and picked up the food. Read more.............

Myanmar Flood Relief Fundraiser

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club invites you to a Myanmar Flood Relief Fundraiser & Food Festival, Saturday, September 26, 2015, 1-5 pm at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 650 Pascack Road, Paramus, NJ 07652. Over one million people have been affected by the recent flood in Myanmar. Proceeds will go to help these victims. Tickets: $25/person in advance (RSVP by Sept. 10, 2015) $30/person at the door.

Food catered by Burmese Bites.

Information: Charlotte Bennett Schoen 201-232-8169 or Email Sophie Stone at

Please make checks payable to Paramus Sunrise Rotary Foundation
Memo: Myanmar Flood Relief. All donations welcome!

Severe flooding in Myanmar began in July 2015 and continued into September, affecting 12 out of the country's 14 states and resulting in about 103 deaths and up to 1,000,000 people otherwise affected. Torrential rains that began on 16 July destroyed farmland, roads, rail tracks, bridges and houses, leading the government to declare a state of emergency on 30 July in the four worst-hit regions in the west—Magway Division, Sagaing Division, Chin State and Rakhine State.

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Inducts Two Members Into The Paul Harris Recognition Foundation

 On Tuesday, December 23, 2014 two members of the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club were given a Xmas present: induction into the Paul Harris Foundation , one as a new member and the other as a Multiple Member. Secretary Tina Apprich was brought in as a new member while Immediate Past President Sophie Stone was made a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow. Sophie received her second PHF, both well deserved. The monies that go for each membership, $1,000.00, goes to help Rotary fund its giving program which is far reaching. Read More........

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club Hears BCC President Dr. B. Kaye Walter

By Mel Fabrikant 
Continuing its selection of top notch speakers, Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club heard about Bergen Community College from its President, Dr. B. Kaye Walter. Dr. Walter took the helm of the college during a time of unrest politically and within. By developing programs to fit the needs of her students and faculty, she has knitted together a cohesive group for the largest community college in New Jersey. Read More...........

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Celebrates Their 6th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser In Style

 Paramus Sunrise Rotary celebrated their 6th Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser on Thursday, June 19, 2014. at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge. The attendees enjoyed it so much that they clamored for their participation in the next year's festivities. A sit down dinner plus dynamite models plus an abundant and utile Tricky Tray selection was offered for the modest price of $50.00. Sunrise Rotarians tried to make their guests feel at home by either sitting at their tables or visiting them. Read More......

First Family Of Paramus Hosts Their First Family From Burma For Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

When Mayor Rich LaBarbiera and Mary Ann, his wife, learned of the need for a host family for the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club Gift of Life child, they immediately volunteered. As MaryAnn said " I have three sons and now I have a chance to have a daughter, if only for a little while." The preparations for Mary and her mother took a long time. Coming from Burma, there was a tremendous amount of paperwork to contend with. Sunrise President Sophie Stone went over to Burma/Myanmar to help facilitate the passage and was able to bring them back to the United States with her. Read More....

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Has A Distinguished Speaker

 by Mel Fabrikant

The Reverend Doctor Samuel M. Stone spoke to the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club about a water purification program called H2Open Doors. Reverend Stone, a member of the Paramus Rotary Club and pastor of Trinity Presbyterian Church, recently visited a pure water fundraising event in Redwood City, California. He was privileged to not only being a principal speaker, but to learn about the solar powered water purification device that could be used anywhere in the world as long as there was sun to power it. Read More.....

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Holds A Breakfast Meeting

By Mel Fabrikant

Always on the alert to keep the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club vibrant, President Sophie Stone prescribed a meeting day for a breakfast. While coffee is always available, courtesy of Doctors Express, very few attendees at this 8 AM meeting have something to go with the drink. This time, members brought in assigned items like doughnuts, croissants, pies, coffee, fruit salad, bagels and cream cheese and even an egg dish especially prepared by Sophie. Here was more than enough food to accommodate visitors, guests and potential members. Read More.........