Paramus Sunrise Rotary Looks Into the Financial Future


Paramus Sunrise 01/06 Laura Mattia, CFP, CRPS. CDFA & MBA, of Baron Financial Group and a Wealth Management Principal, gave a talk to the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club about various investment strategies. Accompanied by Victor P. Cannillo, a member of the firm, Laura gave a PowerPoint slide presentation accompanied by written figures on the chalkboard.

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Mr. Gift of Life, Ray Hough, Visits Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

Mr. Gift of Life, Ray Hough Proudly showing the results of a Rotary Team visit to Honduras via a slide show presentation, Ray Hough explained to the club members what they accomplished and why they travelled to Honduras. Although several of us have seen this slideshow before, it never fails to move us and to praise the dedicated team that does about 35 surgeries in so few days.

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Paramus Sunrise Rotary Installs Two New Members Despite Loss of Equipment

Early comers to the Paramus Sunrise Rotary meeting looked in amazement. Gone were the long tables, gone were the chairs and gone was the filing cabinet containing all the gear. This was quickly rectified as Bruce came in, set up round tables and rolled in several stacks of chairs. The meeting was ready to take place.

It seems that the classrooms were used for Xmas parties and thus the rooms were cleared as well as the storage area. A frenzied search did not reveal the location of our gear until after the meeting when newly installed member John DeBouter did a search.

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Looking for a great holiday gift?

The Rotary District 7490 International Cookbooks: The Face and Taste of the Foundation are now ready!
Each book is filled with more than 160 recipes from Rotarians throughout our District and from Rotarians and Rotarian partners all over the world.
Plus, you will learn about the great projects our Rotary Foundation sponsors.
Proceeds will benefit Rotary International, specifically, Polio Plus and the water, health, literacy and hunger projects throughout the world that our District clubs are sponsoring.
The cookbook is only $25, plus $3 for postage. If you want Rotary gift wrap, add an additional $3. Use the attached form to order. (Please make checks payable to the Walter D. Head Foundation; this money will be transferred to District 7490 and then to the Rotary International Foundation.)

To download and view the attachment, please click on the link below:
Cookbook purchase flyer.

Drew Horn Hugs Paramus Sunrise Rotary

Liz Mason, our VP and Program Director gave us a change of pace this week – Drew Horn! Drew, dressed in floppy clown type attire hugged everyone in the room and had them all smiling. He put a smile catcher in the form of a yellow hula hoop in front of their faces and kept it there until a satisfactory smile emerged.

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Please click on the December 2008 issue

Dear Rotary Colleagues:

We are - right now - in the worst worldwide financial crisis since the great depression. If we (the business, professional and community leaders) are hurting, think of what is happening to others. November is Rotary Foundation month and this year it is not only important but necessary to dig deeper to help. Support Our Foundation!

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Dr. Bob Jones of the CAFS Explains its Intricacies to Paramus Sunrise Rotary

Speaking before the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club, the head of Children's Aid & Family Services, Bob Jones, Ph. D., gave his audience insight into some of the problems that his organization has to overcome.

For example, one would think that a child waiting to be adopted would savor the possibility. But no, there are times when these pre-teens have inner feelings of abuse and mistrust. In many cases, these children and adolescents are placed in one of the five group homes that CAFS operates.

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Paramus Sunrise Rotary Represented in Hoop-A-Paluza

Millburn-based charity "Hoop-A-Paluza" has renewed its commitment to Children's Aid and Family Services, naming the agency as a legacy beneficiary of its proceeds. Hoop-A-Paluza's mission is to engage the community in the act of helping children by supporting local charities which strive to improve the physical and mental well-being of children in New Jersey. The fundraiser, which raised over $500,000 last year, will include a free-throw competition on Sunday, November 16, 2008, from 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. at Milburn High School in Milburn, NJ.

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Rotaract Meeting

Here is your chance to become a Charter Member of a brand new Rotaract Club that is being formed. Visit the Paramus Berkeley College Campus, 64 E. Midland Avenue at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, November 12th to learn what Rotaract can do for you and what you can do for Rotaract.

Designed for young professionals from 18 to 30 years of age, this character building organization can help you better your lifestyle, expand your friendships with your peers both nationally and internationally. Designed to hone leadership skills and to develop inner character; Rotaracters make a difference.