Thursday, April 18, 2013
All of the bikes collected will be reconditioned and sent to developing countries for poor adults to use as transportation.
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Thursday, April 18
Pedals for Progress (P4P), in its continuing effort to recycle bicycles properly, will stage a used bike collection on May 11, rain or shine, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Orange Avenue Pool, 1025 Orange Ave., Cranford. The collection is sponsored by the Cranford Rotary Club. Anyone with an adult or child’s bicycle in repairable condition is urged to donate his or her bike to this worthy cause. P4P does not accept “bikes for parts” or disassembled bikes. P4P collects 5,000 to 7,000 bicycles annually. To date, more than 137,000 have been shipped to developing countries in Latin America, Africa, and Eastern Europe. In these countries, the bikes are reconditioned by partner agencies and distributed at low cost to poor working adults. The bikes …
Monday, February 25, 2013
To commemorate the organization's 90th birthday prospective members are invited to an open house this week.
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Monday, February 25
Editor's Note: The following information is from Cranford.com. The Rotary Club of Cranford is looking for some very special people to join us in service to our community; people who understand that service can enhance their businesses and their personal lives. To commemorate our 90th Anniversary, we are holding a special Open House at Kilkenny House Restaurant on Wednesday, February 27, 2013, where we have reserved a private room. We invite you to join us from 5:30p.m. to 7:30p.m. for hors d’oeuvres and light refreshments, and to learn about Rotary International. We hope you will join us on February 27. There is no cost for this event, but space is limited. So we ask that you please reserve your spot today by calling Mike Flynn at 272-2827…
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
The students were selected by Rotary based on their involvement in their school and in the community.
Four Cranford High School students have been awarded scholarships from the Cranford Rotary Club, the organization announced recently. Megan Byrne, Emily Bovasso, Danny Rahal and Jonathan Rubin, who have bestowed with the honor, will receive $3,000 towards their college education. High school senior William Daly was honored as the recipient of the Cranford High School Leadership Award for 2012. The students were selected by Rotary based on their involvement in their school and in the community. The Cranford Rotary Scholarship award winners were formally presented in June at an awards presentation ceremony at Cranford High School and attended a recent Rotary Club meeting at the Cranford Community Center. The four winners were selected …
Tuesday, July 27, 2010
Club continued its annual tournament tradition yesterday.
Cranford Rotary Club departed to the golf course yesterday, teeing off to raise funds for the Cranford Police Athletic League. With a turnout of 78 golfers, the golf tournament raised about $7,500 for the benefit of PAL. Check out Patch video, photos and results below: Women's Low Net: Livinia Ruby 76 Men's Low Gross 1st: Mark Rudeman 76 2nd: Mike Capri 82 3rd: Chris Norton 84 4th: Maichael Papio 85 MOC Men's Low Net: 1st: Ron Baglieri 73 MOC 2nd: Brian McGovern 73 3rd: Pete Lanfrit 74 MOC 4th: Ed Rillo 74 Long Drive Women: Sheila Stockel Long Drive Men 55+: Mark Ruderman Long Drive Men 54: Frank Gill Closest to the Hole: #7 David Weeks 10'7" Closest to the Hole: #14 Rick Rodman 8'7"