WO Rotary awards scholarships to 17 honorees

WO Rotary awards scholarships to 17 honorees

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Rotary Club’s annual scholarship ceremony looked a little different this year. The usual plan, when the world isn’t three months into a global pandemic–induced lockdown, is to gather at Mayfair Farms to honor graduating high school seniors from town and award them money to use for college. But with […]

Annual ‘Taste of the World’ raises more than $25,000

Annual ‘Taste of the World’ raises more than $25,000

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The annual West Orange Rotary’s “Taste of the World,” held at Mayfair Farms on Feb. 24, raised more than $25,000 for scholarships and will benefit local and international organizations and charities. Administrators, board members, faculty and staff from the West Orange School District, local dignitaries and elected officials, and members of […]

‘Taste of the World’ fundraiser returns

‘Taste of the World’ fundraiser returns

WEST ORANGE, NJ –– The Rotary Club of West Orange will host its 16th annual “Taste of the World” on Monday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. All of the net proceeds will be used to fund Rotary-supported charities and civic needs, both locally […]

Rotary offers scholarship for international graduate study

Rotary offers scholarship for international graduate study

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Area Rotary Clubs are offering an international scholarship for students who are interested in pursuing further study abroad. Applicants must live in Essex, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, Union or Warren counties, and must be interested in planning a career in one of the following subject areas: peace and conflict […]

Join a youth exchange trip to Japan with Rotary

Join a youth exchange trip to Japan with Rotary

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — Area Rotary Clubs are looking for 28 students to represent the region in a cultural exchange with Japan. The Short-Term Youth Exchange with Japan, now in its 42nd year, offers students ages 15 to 18 the opportunity to learn about Japanese culture, interact with Japanese students and form friendships that will […]

Thanksgiving lunch highlights community, strength, giving

Thanksgiving lunch highlights community, strength, giving

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Chamber of Commerce, West Orange Lions Club, West Orange Rotary Club and Orange/West Orange UNICO hosted their annual Community Thanksgiving Luncheon on Nov. 27, bringing residents together at Mayfair Farms to celebrate the holiday and hear guest speaker Barbara Warter. Mayor Robert Parisi also spoke at the event. […]

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

West Orange community rallies to provide Thanksgiving meals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Once again, the West Orange community rallied to provide Thanksgiving meals to struggling families.  The Mayor’s Sunshine Fund distributed more than 120 baskets that included turkeys and trimmings, and West Orange Public Schools collected nonperishable food items for the fund. The Holy Trinity-West Orange Food Pantry was able to purchase turkeys […]

West Orange Rotary donates backpacks to Kelly, Redwood students

West Orange Rotary donates backpacks to Kelly, Redwood students

WEST ORANGE, NJ — West Orange Rotary continued its charitable efforts with donations of backpacks to Kelly and Redwood elementary schools on Aug. 21. Held at Redwood, Principal Tim Beaumont, acting Assistant Principal Kimya Jackson and Kelly Principal Joanne Pollara were on hand to greet families and help the Rotarians. Students were able to select […]

‘Taste of the World’ returns to West Orange

WEST ORANGE, NJ — Get geared up for West Orange Rotary Club’s annual fundraiser “Taste of the World,” which returns Monday, Feb. 25, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Mayfair Farms, 481 Eagle Rock Ave. in West Orange. At “Taste of the World,” sample the finest foods, wines and beverages from area restaurants, and enjoy […]

Rotary networking event brings community members together

WEST ORANGE, NJ — On Wednesday, Jan. 23, West Orange Rotary Club held a networking event at Nicholas Anthony Family Kitchen Restaurant, providing an opportunity for small business leaders and civic-minded community leaders to meet each other while learning of the many service projects in which the Rotary Club participates. West Orange Rotary Club is […]

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