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Springfield Rotary’s ‘Taste of the Towns’ a Big Hit

Tricky Trays Credits: Ellen Dickson
Another one of the offerings at "Taste of the Towns' Credits: Ellen Dickson
Large Turnout Credits: Ellen Dickson
Rotarians Bart Fraenkel and Seth Hammer Credits: Chip Dickson
Rotarians Anna Pedreiras and Gary Hecht Credits: Chip Dickson
Rotarian Mike Scalera with friend Credits: Chip Dickson
City Administrator Ziad Shehady and Rotarian Joseph Cappa Credits: Chip Dickson
Auction Items Credits: Ellen Dickson
Chair of Union County Freeholders Bruce Bergen Credits: Chip Dickson
President of Springfield Historical Society Margaret Bandrowski Credits: Chip Dickson
Deputy Mayor Maria Vassallo thanking a participant Credits: Ellen Dickson
Adam Lieb, Director - Department of Recreation Credits: Chip Dickson
Sam Mardini, Assistant Engineer - Engineering Department and friends Credits: Ellen Dickson
McLynn's offering Credits: Ellen Dickson
Stew Leonard's offering Credits: Ellen Dickson
Hope Rosenberg and Ellen Dickson Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday evening community spirit was alive as the Springfield Rotary Club held its annual 'Taste of the Towns' fund raising event and the recently opened Springfield Hilton Gardens Inn.  The event was a big success and easily exceeded last year's turnout.  

There were also many more Tricky Trays reaching a count of 75 compared to last last year's count of about 50 Tricky Tray.  There were also lots live auction items. 

Rotary is a service organization and the money raised is used for the betterment of our community and other projects.  Betterment of the community includes funding scholarships, helping seniors and coming to the aid of Springfield residents in need. 

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Members reached out to many in the community to get items donated for the Tricky Trays and live auction.  The members also donated items and their time to put on the event.   

The accompanying pictures help tell the story.

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