Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club Has A Successful International India Dinner

By Mel Fabrikant, Saturday, May 25, 2013

Paramus Sunrise Rotary, a Tuesday morning club, holds evening functions every so often. Among them are Cocktail Hours, Fireside Chats and International Dinners. The latter takes place at various restaurants giving the members a chance to taste the different ethnic foods. In the month of May, a get together was held at New Bombay Grill, 166 Cedar Lane in Teaneck. The food was exotic, delightfully spicy, delicious and varied to serve the palates of the vegetarians as well as the meat eaters. The staff was only too eager to please the Rotarians also who represent a mix of ethnic countries. Read More......


DiveHeart, The Name Says It All

DiveHeart, The Name Says It All
By Mel Fabrikant
DiveHeart At a recent Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club meeting, June Stahl gave a presentation about Diveheart. Diveheart is an underwater organization that specializes in inspiring individuals with disabilities to explore new opportunities by building confidence and independence through adaptive measures of scuba training accompanied by diving adventures. By using instructors who are especially trained for this type of instruction and wellbeing, Diveheart sallies forth into the world of the needy and brings them into the world of underwater freedom. Read More.....


Paramus Sunrise Rotary Fashion Show Fundraiser

Service Above Self, The Rotary Motto, Is Typical Of Paramus Sunrise Rotary As They Hold Their Annual Fashion Show Fundraiser

On June 6th, Paramus Sunrise Rotary will hold their 5th annual major fundraiser, a Fashion Show. This year's show will be held at The Fiesta in Wood-Ridge and noted models like Assemblywoman Connie Wagner, Paramus Mayor Rich LaBarbiera and his wife, First Lady MaryAnn and Dr. Kay Walker of Bergen Community College among others will be walking down the runway.

For a low fee of $50.00 for a sit-down dinner and entertainment, those that attend will be able to participate in an interesting Tricky Tray, a raffle and still be eligible for door prizes. Tables of ten are available for reservations and anything donated to the club will be eligible for a 501 (c) 3 tax deduction by making checks out to Paramus Sunrise Rotary Foundation.

Proceeds from this fundraiser are used for Gift of Life, local charities and volunteer organizations. For tickets contact Mukesh Malkan 201 445 0893 or


Boro Administrator; Former Councilman Join Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

By Mel Fabrikant
Borough Administrator Joseph D'Arco and former Councilman Dennis Arslanian joined the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club at the beginning of the year 2013. Sworn in by Past President Mukesh Malkan and sponsored by Mel Fabrikant, these two new members represent the resurgence of membership in the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club. President Joe Castelano not only welcomed the two new Rotarians, but had the club members, in traditional Sunrise style, rise, greet and welcome each candidate. Read More.....

Assemblywoman Wagner and Paramus First Lady MaryAnn LaBarbiera Selected As Honorary Members Of Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

By Mel Fabrikant
At their Holiday Party, NJ Assemblywoman Connie Wagner and Paramus First Lady MaryAnn LaBarbiera were inducted into the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club as Honorary Members. Past President Mukesh Malkan officiated at the ceremony and pinned Wagner while the Mayor, also an Honorary Member, pinned his wife. They and their husbands joined the club in celebration of the Holiday Party. Read More......

Paramus Sunrise Rotary, The Little Club with A Big Heart, Donates $500.00 To CAFS

Children's Aid And Family Services was the recipient of a $500.00 check from the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club. A small club, Paramus Sunrise Rotary is known as 'The little club with a big heart!'. Not only have they donated monies to this charity, but have also dedicated funds to organizations and Borough Departments within the community. Elizabeth (Liz) Mason of CAFS was on hand to tell the members what her organization was about and also to receive the check presented by club President Joe Castelano and Treasurer Mukesh Malkan. Read More.......