On June 15th, the Rotary Club of Woodbridge which serves the communities of Bethany, Woodbridge and Westville section of New Haven held its 47th Installation Dinner at Birchwoods at Oaklane. Rotarian Bill DeRosa served as Master of Ceremonies. District Governor Elect Larry Gardner installed the following Board of Directors: President, Spencer Rubin, President Elect, Diane Millan, Secretary, Jessica Halprin, Treasurer, Tom Shernow, Sergeant of Arms, Neelima Kaushal, Past President, Tony Anastasio and Director, Buddy DeGennaro.
Rotary President Spencer Rubin is a Press Secretary for the Connecticut House Republicans, working with seven State Representatives throughout Connecticut. “It is an honor to be the next President of the Woodbridge Rotary Club,” said Rubin. “The Woodbridge Rotary Club is a great organization that does so much for our communities and people that need our help the most. I encourage individuals who are looking to give back to join us, we are always looking for new members that are ready to lend a helping hand.”
District Governor Trish Pearson addressed the Rotarians. A Paul Harris Fellow award which is the highest Rotary award was presented by District Vice Governor Rick Bassett to Rotarian Bill DeRosa.
The Rotary is an organization of business and professional persons united worldwide who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build good will and peace in the world. New members are always welcome to share in the fun, fellowship and good work in the community. Club members are invited to meet the first and third Friday of the month at 7:30 a.m. for a breakfast meeting at Country Corner Diner, 756 Amity Road, Bethany and the second and fourth Friday of the month at 12:15 p.m. for a luncheon meeting at Woodbridge Social, 12 Selden Street, Woodbridge.
Left to right: Past Rotary President Tony Anastasio, District Governor Elect, Larry Gardner, newly installed President Spencer Rubin, Rotarians Jessica Halprin, Diane Millan, District Vice Governor Rick Bassett, District Governor Trish Pearson, Rotarians Buddy DeGennaro, Bill DeRosa and Tom Shernow.