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Rotary Club of the Abingtons Essay Contest winners were introduced at a Rotary meeting recently. Shown, from left: Rotarian Leah Rudolph, first place winner Julia Pagnani, 2nd place winner Sammi Shea, 3rd place winner winner Elyse Notarianni and President John Hambrose.
Rotary Club of the Abingtons Essay Contest winners were introduced at a Rotary meeting recently. Shown, from left: Rotarian Leah Rudolph, first place winner Julia Pagnani, 2nd place winner Sammi Shea, 3rd place winner winner Elyse Notarianni and President John Hambrose.
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PASTA DINNER APRIL 28


President John Hambrose said: “I want to offer my most sincere thanks to those of you who helped make this year’s Pasta Dinner a tremendous success.


We served hundreds of meals and made many new friends in the community. Most importantly, this service project helped many of our members get to know each other better…everyone had a great time and our team exhibited nothing but cooperation and fellowship throughout the day. Special thanks must be offered to “Pasta” Joe Pagnani whose dedication to our club has turned this fundraiser into a well-oiled machine and John “Ragu” Regula who, with his daughter Sarah, spent their day preparing food and making our guests feel welcome. I am thankful to everyone who helped or supported our event in any way including Chef Schiavone and our former member Sam, who dedicated their entire Sunday to supporting our club. Chef’s sauce and pasta again received rave reviews and if what we did for the community wasn’t enough, we invited St. Francis Kitchen to pick up the leftovers so that our dinner may feed the less privileged in our community this week.”


MARCH MADNESS


Abington Rotarian, rabid NCAA basketball fan and periodic letters to the editor contributor Mike Barrows who claimed the club’s first-ever March Madness grand prize by riding the Louisville Cardinals to the national championship. Mike receive a prize of $49.50 finishing with 86 points. Conor Griffin used two Louisville Final Four weekend wins to catch up to and tie Leah Rudolph with 74. Leah missed receiving points because she picked Gonzaga to beat Louisville in the championship game. Leah and Conor will split the second and third place prizes and will receive $16.50 each at Thursday’s meeting. Leah was donating her winnings to Interact. It’s not sure what Mike was doing with his….


SAVE THE DATE


Fireworks will be held once again at the Abington Heights Middle School in July. Contributions are always welcome!


NEW! E-CLUB


OPPORTUNITY


District 7410’s Provisional E-Club site is up and running. The District website www.rotaryeclub7410.org features links to presentations, such as Steve McQueen and his comments about Generation Y. Please feel free to stop by and look. Current Rotarians can also make a donation for a make-up meeting; the directions are on the front page. If you have an idea for a “speaker” or would like to be the feature of the week, please contact Karin directly. To find out more or to get involved contact Karin at ksbvet@ptd.net


Would you like to learn more about Rotary and what we do? Join us any Thursday at 12:10 p.m. for lunch. Lunch will be our treat and our meeting will give you an opportunity to see how much fun you can have while helping improve our community. Also, follow us on Facebook: Rotary Club of the Abingtons.


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