Rotary Club of Rutland

Club Information
The Rotary Club of Rutland  

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:15 PM
American Legion
33 Washington Street
Rutland, VT 05701
United States of America
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The 48-48-48 Pickleball Challenge: 48 Pickleball Matches in 48 States in less than 48 Days

On May 1, two Sarasota-somethings Dean Matt (aka MuchoDeanAero, aka The Pickleball Pilot) and  Kent Lampke, and pickleball addicts/instructors departed Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport (SRQ) in an attempt at a World Record: Fastest Time to Play a Game of Pickleball in all 48 Contiguous States. They chose the Rotary Club of Rutland to host the stop in Vermont.

Tom Giffin, Vermont Old Cemeteries Association president, led volunteers at a clean-up at North Main Cemetery in Rutland where many Revolutionary War soldiers are buried. Many volunteers from the Rotary clubs in Rutland, VOCA, and others cleaned up the cemetery on Saturday, May 13.
October 6, 2020 - The sculpture of Rotary founder Paul Harris was unveiled and now resides at its downtown Rutland location on Merchants Row. The sculpture designed by Amanda Sisk and sculpted by Evan Morse is the eighth local history inspired marble sculpture installed making up the growing Rutland Sculpture Trail.

The Rotary Club of Rutland partners with three local Rotary clubs on a global grant to support a significant need for PPE, durable/sustainable equipment and food for the Rutland Area. Partner clubs include Rutland Rotary South, Killington-Pico Rotary Club and West Rutland Rotary Club. The $35K grant was the highest single grant given in the Rotary district including matching funds from both the District Rotary Foundation and from the Rotary International Foundation for a Rotary Foundation COVID-19 Recovery Global Grant.

Rotary Club of Rutland Club Assembly at Rotary Park in Rutland on September 28, 2020. Check presented to the recipient organizations of the 35K Rotary Foundation COVID-19 Recovery Global Grant. Club awards and recognitions. Welcome to new Rotarian members Vanessa Robertson, Arwen Turner, Brianna Schneider and returning club member Lyle Jepson.
NOVEMBER 2019 - The Rotary Club of Rutland presented David Wolk with an honorary Paul Harris Fellowship. Rotarian Dick Rohe spoke to the membership about Wolk's service to the Rutland Community and all the lives he has touched. As part of this honor, a $1000 donation is made in his name to the Rotary Foundation.
Rotarians and residents of Shrewsbury scraped and painted on Saturday, June 1.  The weather was perfect for painting and the local black flies gave a warm greeting.  700 sq. ft. were scraped, primed, and finish painted and addition 700 sq. ft. was scraped and primed. The entire front and one side of Pierce's Store in Shrewsbury now shows shiny white with new black trim around the windows.  One more step in the restoration of the store and these efforts were remarked as splendid.
Rotary Club of Rutland Rotarians help collect, count and organize donations from the Rutland area businesses and residents.
With the help of sponsors, volunteer organizations and U.S. Postal Service employees in 10,000 communities nationwide, the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) conducted its 27th annual Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive on Saturday, May 11. Stamp Out Hunger is the nation’s largest single-day food drive.
Rutland City Rotarians gathered at the Country Village Campground on Saturday, August 11 to participate in the Annual Veteran's Weekend festivities. The club served a delicious barbeque dinner to over 60 participants.

Welcome New Members

Ethan Zorzi
Green Mountain Power
Keri Franzoni
Rutland Herald
Mary Cohen
Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce
Matt Cataldo
Carpenter & Costin


Stacy Harshman
The Sparkle Barn Shop
Edmund Hemmer
Greg Cox
Vermont Farmers' Food Center
Pam Clark
Bar Harbor Bank
Rotary joined with Comcast to continue work on the Greenhouse project.  A great day of community service.
You can open the Greenhouse Project Photo Album to the right for more pictures of the day.
Past President Dick Rohe had the opportunity to visit the Rotary Club of Antiqua Sundown and speak with Club President Diana V. Browne
about forming a twin club relationship between the two Clubs.
Rotarians young and not as young gathered for a fun evening of miniature golf, hot dogs, and ice cream.  Thank you Stephanie for another great event.
Congratulations to Dick Rohe for being recognized for his efforts in Membership Development!
Russ Marsan brought in a big I Love Rutland banner for the Club.
Thank you, Stephanie for organizing another great social event as the Club and family turned out to enjoy an evening of bowling and pizza.
You better be good (sign up for more shifts)
​       You better not cry "I'm too busy". 
​            Santa knows who's been naughty and nice !
Purchase To-Go Mac in advance online.
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Club Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Thank you to all our 2022 Gift A Tree supporters
Will & Allison Gormly
Kevin Loso and Deb Marro
Lou Scott
Barbara Giancola
Ronald & Joan Bower
Robert "tree man" Miller
Jeana Baird and Jacob Powsner
Dave and Liz
Rutland Santa Claus
Brad and Kathy Morgan
John B Wing
Come Alive Outside
Joe Rodolfy
Ed and Daphne Hemmer
Chris Keyser
Sara Von Trapp
William and Deborah Scranton
Maria Napolitano Fish
Sonia Yau
Merry Christmas - Elias Hajj
Rose Agency of Horace Mann
Rutland South Rotary Club
Olympic Pizza
Glenn & Betsy Morgan
Merry Christmas from The Marsan Family
Barbara Giancola
Rich Carlson
Maureen Sullivan
Keri Franzoni
Otter Creek Law, PLLC
One of Santa's Elves
John & Christine Dore`
Louis Scott
M Hohl Allen

Nancy Cook Eddy
Emilia Abrahamovich & Lianna Barrera