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......

Past Paramus Sunrise Rotary President Liz Mason Donates $4500 To Charities and Organizations

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Each Immediate Past President of the Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club has the option of donating funds to organizations and charities of his or her choice. Liz Mason selected both local and global charities. The monies come from the fundraising efforts of the club under that president's term. A 501(c)3 club, the main fundraising comes from an annual Fashion Show usually held in May. This year's Fashion Show will be held on Friday, May 11th at Bergen Community College in conjunction with the college's Rotary Club. The groups that benefitted from this largesse were as follows! Read more.......

Wendy Worden of Calypso Creative Wows Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

Meeting 1-31-12 Have you ever encountered a beautiful soft spoken woman who exudes confidence? That is Wendy Worden who recently founded Calypso Creative for developing strategic planning for non-profits. Prior to that she was a PR and development person for a Paramus School. After achieving success there, she struck out on her own and has been very successful. Her knowledge of various types of fundraising events is enormous. Read More.......

Harold's NY Deli Is The Scene Of Paramus Sunrise Jewish International Dinner

Harold's NY Deli in Lyndhurst The Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club has been holding International Dinners since its inception. Each dinner goes along with a theme. In the past, there have been Indian, Dominican Republic, England and Italian among others. This dinner theme was Jewish and Harold's NY Deli in Lyndhurst was the chosen spot. Where possible, a private room is requested to add to the conviviality. Read More......

Paramus Sunrise Rotary Adds Two New Members To Its Growing Club

Two New Members At a recent meeting, Paramus Rotary added Bob Doyle and Bob Sherwood to its group. Past District Governor Joe Dino was on hand to address the members about gaining new members. It was fortuitous that both Bobs were there and that PDG Dino inducted them into our club. District Governor Emil Geering has a contest going on in the tri-county District. Read More....

Paramus Sunrise Rotary's First Meeting Of The Year

With no speaker scheduled, President Gary Spivak held an informal meeting also known as a Roundtable. Although attendance was low, there were three visitors including a visiting Rotarian from the Allendale Saddle River Club and two guests. It was fortuitous that Bob Traitz chose to do a makeup with us because he helped explain Rotary to the two guests and the two incoming members. Bob has over fifteen years of Perfect Attendance and was able to clarify attendance requirements. Read More.......

Dr. James Cole Shows Polio Plus Progress To Paramus Sunrise Rotary Club

Polio Plus, Rotary International’s main project, was the subject of a presentation by Dr. James R. Cole, a member of the Englewood Rotary Club and District 7490 Chair of the Polio Plus Foundation. One might say it is a thankless job travelling from club to club and explaining the need for funds for Polio Plus, but to Jim Cole, his reward is in the results. Due to the efforts of Polio Plus Foundation leaders, Rotary is an inch away from eradicating Polio worldwide. If they raise enough funds, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will more than match the contributions. Read More...........

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