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Mountainside Rotary Annual Dinner

Rotary District 5610 Governor Charles Minton pins incoming Mountainside Rotary President Rose Sinisi
2017-18 Mountainside Rotary President presents Carolkay Barre the Mountainside Rotarian of the Year on behalf of her late husband Bart Barre.
Rotary District 5610 Governor Charles Minton welcomes Mountainside Rotary's newest member Ian Sloat.
Mountainside Councilman Glenn Mortimer , on behalf of Congressman Leonard Lance presents Mountainside Rotary's 2016-17 President Nikhil Rele with a flag that was flown i over the US Capitol building

The Mountainside Rotary Club held its Annual Installation Dinner.  The dinner was held at the Spanish Tavern in Mountainside. New Rotary officers, along with new Rotary President Rose Marie Sinisi, were installed by District 7510 Governor Charles Minton. 

Outgoing Rotary President, Niklhil Rele, received the Paul Harris Award presented by Charles. Mr. Rele was also presented with a flag that Congressman Lance had flown over the US Capitol to commemorate his year as club President.

 In addition, Governor Minton installed our newest member, Ian Sloat, who is the new Director of The Mountainside Library. 

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A highlight of the evening was when President Sinisi presented Carolkay Barre with the Mountainside Rotarian of the Year Award for her late husband Bart Barre. Bart symbolized what Rotary is, “ Service above Self”.

Mountainside Mayor Paul Mirabelli also addressed the gathering. Councilwoman Deanna Andre also attended the event.  Thanks to all involved. It was a wonderful evening!  Are you our next Rotarian?  Call Rose (908) 625-8308

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