Meeting # 5 New name – Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

After due consideration, the name switch from Paramus Breakfast Club to Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club was made. Our guest speaker was Lauren Zisa, Editor in Chief of the County Seat, a weekly paper mailed to 7 communities. We had an influx of new members this week and will be preparing the papers necessary to obtain a charter from Rotary International.

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Meeting # 3, Paramus Breakfast Club


The brand new provisional Rotary Club was made welcome by IBEW Local 164 President John M. De Bouter this morning. Despite a heavy schedule today due to a scheduled filming, he had Bruce Pendy set us up with coffee and accoutrements that included a tablecloth, napkins, tea among other items. Business Manager Buzz Dressel was able to stay with us and make good his offer of a check for $1,000.00 to start us off.

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Paramus Breakfast Club encounters an electrifying movement


At the 2nd meeting of the brand new provisional Rotary Club, member Richard K. (Buzz) Dressel decided that the noise in the open space meeting area was not conducive to conducting a good meeting. A man of action, Buzz suggested that we move to the IBEW Local 164 Boardroom on Robin and W. Century Roads. To back up his idea, he contributed $1,000.00 to help the club get started. WOW!

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The Birth of a New Rotary Club

On Tuesday, February 26, 2008 fourteen people gathered around a table in the Food Court at the Westfield Garden State Plaza Shopping Center. Their common denominator; a desire to understand and promote the tenets of Rotary. Two of the attendees were District Governor Joe Laureni and Chief of Staff John Mosca. One of them was Rotarian Sam Stone who was there to help document this auspicious occasion for www.ParamusPost.com.

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