Paramus Sunrise Rotary and Four Others Take Part in the Paramus 4th Parade


Paramus July 4th Parade 2012- Paramus Sunrise Rotary participated in its first Paramus 4th of July Parade. They did so utilizing their members and their occupations and urged the public to JOIN ROTARY utilizing the Rotary District 7490 sign trailer. Members Deborah Mattes (Westfield Garden State Plaza ) and Bassam Mhich (Bergen Town Center) generously offered their pickup vehicles to assist the 4 year old club in their initial endeavor. Deb pulled the sign trailer and Bassam drove a vehicle which had a trailer painted with the logos of the participating groups; Paramus Sunrise Rotary, www.ParamusPost.com and Doctors Express. Read More.......

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Dines At St. John The Theologian 42nd Greek Festival

When Paramus Sunrise Rotary learned the date of this year's 'A Taste Of Greece' Festival at St. John The Theologian in Tenafly, the club decided to have their monthly International Dinner there. The club visits ethnic food places to celebrate the internationality of Rotary. Of course the fact the Father Peter Lekkas is a member of their Rotary Club helped to make that decision. The Rotarians and their guests were well satisfied and left with sated stomachs and delicious desserts! Read More......

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Celebrates Their Fourth Year Of Having Flowers At The Bandshell

Flower Boxes at Bendshell In their charter year, the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club donated three flowerboxes to the Paramus Bandshell behind the Library. This was done to enhance the Bandshell built some twenty-five years earlier by the Paramus Rotary Club and refurbished by the Paramus Cultural Council. It seems that the ground by the stage would be too damp to sustain plants. They have been a source of beauty to the ever popular stage shows that the Cultural Council has offered during the summer. Read More.................

7490 Paramus Sunrise Rotary Is Full Of Action

Still recovering from the hectic Fashion Show endeavor, Paramus Sunrise Rotary brought in one new member, Deb Mattes of the Westfield Garden State Plaza Shopping Center and had two more members waiting to be inducted. Past Rotary International Director (PRID) Ray Wells inducted the Senior General Manager of the Westfield Garden State Plaza Shopping Center and promised to come back and induct two more members in a week or so. Deb Mattes joins Bassam Mhich, General Manager of The Bergen Town Center as a member of the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club. Read More..........

Rotary Charity Fashion Show A Combined Effort Success At Bergen Community College

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club partnered with the Bergen Community College Rotary Club to produce the 4th Sunrise Fashion Show. It required a tremendous effort on both clubs to cohere the two groups and make the charity fundraiser a success. As stated by Rotarians Mukesh Malkan and Sherry Wilson, one club supplied the power and the other club supplied the manpower. The joint effort produced a tremendous fashion show and great food. Read More..........

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Celebrates Japanese International Dinner At Matsu

As is the custom of the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club, they hold an International Dinner almost every month. This month, Matsu of Hillsdale was selected as the dining choice; it was a good one! If you have ever walked out of a restaurant and exclaimed that everything was delicious, then you must try Matsu located at 140 Broadway in Hillsdale. The owner, Alice, saw to it that our meal was perfect. Almost all carried out what they could not eat there. It consisted of: Read More..........

Bergen Town Center General Manager Inducted Into Rotary By District 7490 Governor

Bassam Mhich, General Manager of the Bergen Town Center was inducted into Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club by 7490 District Governor Emil Geering. At the request of the Sunrise Club, District Governor made a special effort to be on hand to bring in the District's newest member. As always Emil did a masterful, impressive and meaningful job of educating this newest member while bringing him in to the folds of Rotary. The club members gathered around Mhich to welcome him into their club. President Gary Spivak commented that he was proud to accept Bassam Mhich as a member. Bassam replied that he hoped to be worthy of the status. Rotarian Sharon Weiss, who was visiting the club to explain RYLA, was thrilled to be a part of this auspicious occasion. Read More......

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club Has Its Irish International Night At Green Canteen

True to its tradition of having various International Nights, Irish Night was entrusted to Bob Doyle and Sharon Maloney. After surveying the various restaurants, the Green Canteen on Sussex Street was selected and we were welcomed by Vito Mazza, the older! His son, Vito, the owner, came a little later. The restaurant which normally does breakfast and lunch was only open for this catering function. This led to greater camaraderie among the fourteen members and guests who attended. Read More....