PLAINFIELD, NJ - Have you ever wondered about the Rotary Club of the Plainfields, serving the communities of Plainfield, North Plainfield and South Plainfield?  The club, chartered in 1921, aims to serve others, and members have a willingness to work on various projects to achieve that goal.

What is Rotary?

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.

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Solving real problems takes real commitment and vision. For more than 98 years, the Rotary Club of the Plainfields' people of action have used their passion, energy, and intelligence to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, club members are always working to better the world.

What Rotary Club Members Do

Rotarians believe that they have a shared responsibility to take action on our world’s most persistent issues. Rotary International’s 35,000+ clubs work together to:

  • Promote peace
  • Fight disease
  • Provide clean water, sanitation, and hygiene
  • Save mothers and children
  • Support education
  • Grow local economies
  • Contribute time and talent to local issues

Our Mission

Rotary clubs provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. Rotary is the original business networking organization.
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The Rotary Club of the Plainfields invites community leaders, business owners, professionals, and others with an interest in helping the less fortunate to come to a club meeting, meet their members, and learn more.

The club will meet at Paulo’s Restaurant in South Plainfield during September as it looks for a regular meeting place, sampling the fare on September 8, 11, and 25, all Wednesdays, at 12:15 p.m.  The first Wednesday of each month is a social hour at The Coffee Box, 1359 South Ave, 8:30 a.m.

The public is invited to attend as a guest to learn more about Rotary and how the club benefits the communities it serves.  More information about future meeting places will be posted on the club’s website as it becomes available.

Visit for all the dates and locations of club meetings.  Contact Secretary Michael Townley for more information at is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @PlainfieldTAP, and on Instagram @tapintoplainfield for all of your Plainfield local news.

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