Pictured from left to right are Rotarians Bill DeRosa, Anna Dickerson, Dorothy Martino, and President Robyn Reilly
Woodbridge Rotary Club recently welcomed Dorothy Martino who was recently installed as a new member by Rotarian Bill DeRosa. Miss Martino is a lifelong resident of Woodbridge who has been committed to serving the community.
Dorothy served on the Woodbridge Board of Education for 13 years and was a member of the Board of Selectmen for 10 years. She is a member of Our Lady of the Assumption Church, a member of the choir, and served as president, vice-president and secretary of the Parish Council.
Miss Martino taught in the New Haven Public School system for 42 years, retiring from Edgewood School in 1996. She returned to the school as a consultant for 2 years, overseeing the “Kids as Curators” program and then volunteering to teach for 12 years.
Dorothy was president and vice president of the SCSU Alumni Association Board of Directors and has been selected as a Member Emerita. Because of her commitment to education, Miss Martino established an Endowed Scholarship for a SCSU student from Bethany, Orange or Woodbridge who is majoring in education, math or science.
The Woodbridge Rotary Club is an organization of business and professional people united worldwide to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help build goodwill and peace throughout the world.
The Woodbridge Rotary Club meets the 1st and 3rd Friday of the month at 7:30 a.m. for a breakfast meeting at the Country Corner Diner, 756 Amity Road, Bethany and the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month for a lunch meeting at 12:15 p.m. at the Woodbridge Social Restaurant, 12 Selden Street, Woodbridge, CT.