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Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:15 PM
Hawthorne Hotel
18 Washington Square
Salem, MA  01970
United States
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Come celebrate 100 years of service!
The Rotary Club of Salem is celebrating its Centennial in 2018.  We invite you to join us and hope you will sponsor our premier fundraising event, the Centennial Auction, and/or make a centennial leadership gift . We would be thrilled to spend this evening with you!
This dazzling evening of celebration will be held on March 23 at the Historic Hawthorne Hotel (doors open @ six pm). The evening will include cocktails, music and a silent auction, a fantastic dinner and a “lively” Live Auction. The evening will close with a dance party / nightclub.
Most sponsorships include event tickets, and we would be thrilled to spend this evening with you. Suggested evening attire is black tie optional, so come dressed to impress
The 2018 Rotary Raffle Calendar is ready and Rotarians are actively selling them. Please join our fundraising raising efforts to support Salem Youth through Scholarships and the community with support. Your purchase makes you eligible to win $100 in our weekly drawing!
A fun night was had by all at Kernwood Country Club for our annual Installation dinner.
Past President Viktoria passes the gavel to incoming President Jason and the swearing in of Officers.
Past President Dick Moore welcomes 2 new members to Salem Rotary-
Welcome !  Matthew Ingram of Marblehead Bank and Francesco Sabelli of Solairus Aviation
Salem 8th grade students recognized!
Students were selected by teachers for their character, leadership qualities and community involvement.
Come join us for a wonderful, fun evening and help us provide scholarships to Salem residents. Sponsorship details are available here and on the sidebar under "homepage download files".
Salem Rotary hosted 3 other Rotary Clubs - Danvers, Beverly and Peabody to package 20,000 meals for End Hunger New England
at the Hawthorne Hotel. All the meals were distributed to local food pantries.
We had 100 Rotarians and volunteers helping to package family meals.
Salem Rotary once again hosted our friends from the organization Friends Forever at the Hawthorne Hotel this week. This group of young people
is from Israel. We take great pride in supporting Friends Forever and their work to seed friendship and trust among mixed ethnicities
in troubled places all over the world.
Past President Mark Leavitt recieves his gavel from 2016-17 President Dr. Viktoria Talebian
Congratulations to this years Rotary Scholarship Recipients!
Salem Rotary Club is proud to contribute to the future success of these outstanding young people!
Salem and Beverly Clubs are hosted by Salem Rotary at the Hawthorne Hotel Ballroom in their annual joint meeting to celebrate Thanksgiving and our long running rivalry!
Rotary Cookout at Plummer Home for the Foster Child program at DCF was a great success and much fun had by all! Great big thank you to all who participated!

President Chris' final meeting

Past President Liz Bradt is given our club's highest award for service to the club and the Salem community. Say hello to Salem's newest and very deserving Paul Harris Awardee!
Past President Chris Casey proudly displays his "Past President" gavel and award plaque!
Past President Chris and current President Mark Leavitt.
What a terrific year of speakers at our club!
Dr. Timothy Johnson
DA Jonathan Blodgett
Mr. Jim McAllister
Rotary District 7930 (of which we - Salem - is a member) has announced a $10,000 "Service Above Self" scholarship. A brief quote from the application follows;
"The purpose of the Service Above Self scholarship from Rotary D7930 is as follows:

1. Recognize an outstanding high school senior who has demonstrated his/her commitment to Service Above Self in their community, a town or city within Rotary District 7930, and financially assist the recipient with his/her future studies with this $10,000 award.

2.  Instill, in the recipient, the Rotary ideal of Service Above Self through active involvement in a variety of Rotary activities and projects.

 3. Encourage the recipient to dedicate his/her personal and professional life to improving the quality of life of people in their local community and beyond.

4. Develop leadership skills of the recipient in order to address humanitarian needs in his/her community and theworld. Foster a lifelong association between Rotary International and the recipient."

If you think you may qualify, then please download the application here:  SAS-Application

Salem Rotary Celebrates it's 95th Birthday with John Quinn, the Club's 39th President!
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Mr. Bill McHugh
Feb 27, 2018
Salem Harbormaster
Committee Meetings
Mar 13, 2018
Mayor Driscoll
Mar 20, 2018
Mr. Rob Lutts
Apr 03, 2018
Market Update and Salem Rotary Foundation report
Committee Meetings
Apr 10, 2018
Jeff Cohen
May 01, 2018
Citizens Climate Lobby CCL
Committee Meetings
May 08, 2018
Scholarship Luncheon
Jun 05, 2018
Spoke 3-10-15
Mar 10, 2015
Spoke 3-3-15
Mar 03, 2015
Spoke 2-24-15
Feb 24, 2015
Spoke 1-20-15
Jan 20, 2015
Spoke 1-13-15
Jan 13, 2015
Spoke 1-6-2015
Jan 06, 2015