Westfield Rotary News

February 20, 2021

The Rotary Club of Westfield invites all high school seniors who reside in Westfield to apply for scholarships by Tuesday, April 6. The scholarships will be awarded in June and will be announced at the Westfield High School awards night. All high school seniors who reside in the town of ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield thanks Noah Lieberman for running a food drive for his bar mitzvah project. The food collected is benefiting area families Rotary has been helping during the pandemic. Each family received shelf-stable milk, bread, fresh produce and lots of pantry items. The ...

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At the regular Tuesday lunch Zoom meeting on December 15, 2020, Club President Liz Ensslin presided over the induction of two new members into The Rotary Club of Westfield. Zach Blutner is a resident of Roselle Park. Originally from Queens, NY he moved to Union County in 2013 with his wife, ...

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At the regular 12:15 p.m. Tuesday Zoom Rotary meeting, the club honored two of its longtime members. Club President Liz Ensslin informed us that the Club Board of Directors decided to honor two members for their long service to the club. To obtain a Paul Harris Fellow recognition, a $1,000 ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield has continued their regular Tuesday meetings at 12:15 p.m. through Zoom with a variety of guest speakers. The speaker on Dec. 8 was Rotarian Julie Ann Juliano, M.D. Dr. Juliano, a past District Governor and member of the Rotary Club of Branchburg, has been ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield has continued their regular Tuesday meetings at 12:15 through Zoom with a variety of guest speakers. The speaker on 12-1-2020 was club member Lauren Barr, publisher of The Westfield Leader and The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Times. Barr purchased the newspapers just ...

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      Westfield Rotarians mourn the loss of fellow Rotarian Phil Richardson. Phil joined the club in 2002 and earned three Paul Harris recognitions. He served on the scholarship committee for many years and chaired the committee for one year. Last May, in the midst of the ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield announced this week the induction of five new members. “Our club is such a dynamic group of caring individuals,” said club President Liz Ensslin. “We are able to accomplish so much in our community and globally because Rotarians truly put 'Service Above Self' and ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield honored two club members at their first in-person meeting since March at the Deutscher Club in Clark on Sept. 24. Rotarians Burim Regjaj and Joe Mindak were each awarded with a Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of exemplifying Rotary’s motto of “Service above ...

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        Rotarians are always honored to be amongst our bravest. As part of their monthly distribution the Community Hope shelter for homeless veterans at Lyons VA, duffel bags filled with essentials were distributed by General Needs Ltd., Morristown Rotary Club and Westfield Rotary ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield is sad to report that Rotarian Diana Taylor passed away on July 30, 2020, at the age of 92. Diana joined Rotary Club of Westfield the first year women were permitted to join in 1988 and had perfect attendance up until recently. She loved participating in ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield and the Westfield Rotary Club Foundation, Inc. elected a new slate of officers and directors for the coming 2020-2021 Rotary Year effective July 1, 2020. Pictured left to right are: Past District Governor Dr. D. Michael Hart, Secretary of the Club and Secretary ...

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  The Rotary Club of Westfield honored Rotarian Ray Kostyack with a Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of his exemplifying Rotary’s motto of “Service above Self.”  Kostyack is past president and a member of Rotary since 1998. He has served on the board of directors, chair of the Westfield ...

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Bill Bonsall, Westfield Rotary Foundation Chair and Liz Ensslin, Rotary Club President, accept a $1,500 check from Rotarian Marta Alexandre on behalf of Spencer Savings Bank. The donation is in support of Rotary’s Feed the Hungry fundraising campaign to fight food insecurity during COVID 19 ...

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Rotarian Phil Richardson has spearheaded a drive to raise funds through The Rotary Club of Westfield in order to donate two cases of face shields to two local hospitals: The Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, NJ, and Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. Face shields are ...

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      The Rotary Club of Westfield, NJ has raised $770 to purchase 250 face shields that will be donated to Children's Specialized Hospital in Mountainside, NJ, and Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ. Rotarian Phil Richardson announced that his alma mater, Massachusetts Institute ...

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Rotary International District 7475 is donating much-needed critical care equipment to Overlook Medical Center in Summit, NJ to help with the COVID 19 Pandemic. They have raised $34,000 to donate one Critical Care Bed to the ICU. Overlook Medical Center is renovating two additional floors ...

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Rotary International District 7475, which encompasses most of northern New Jersey, has obtained grants and has purchased 10 ventilators for area hospitals which will save 130 lives. Rotary District 7475 includes 83 Rotary Clubs in the following New Jersey counties: Essex; Hunterdon; ...

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The Rotary Club of Westfield, NJ was honored on Tuesday, March 10, 2020 to have the Rotary District Governor Ray Freaney come to our club and officiate the inductions. Heidi Caponigro is the Bank Manager of Haven Savings Bank in Westfield. She has been with the bank for 23 years.Her ...

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