Thomaston Rotary Club News

Welcome Ben Hotchkiss - Newest Thomaston Rotarian!
Community Grants Distributed!
During today's Rotary Luncheon, successful applicants to the Rotary Club of Thomaston Community Grants program will receive their grant funding.

Our Club's Community Grant application includes the solicitation for feedback, specifically:  "Briefly describe any hands-on services which the Rotary Club might provide for you."  Each Rotary Grant applicant provided a response to this solicitation (see table below).

Thomaston Public Schools-Thomaston High School-Fishing Club
Assistance with Annual Bottle Drive and any other efforts like cleaning up at Black Rock State Park
Thomaston Public Schools-Black Rock School-Scholastic Books
Welcomes Club members to come to the authors visit
Seth Thomas Park Revitalization Committee
Support the Project. Need more funding.
Thomaston Beautification Committee
Assistance with the Bench Project
Thomaston Historical Society
Assistance promoting the museum
Thomaston Council of Senior Citizens
Come to a meeting and explain what Rotary Club is about.
Thomaston Public Schools-Thomaston High School-Nature Center Signage Posts
Rotarians can write the descriptions of each post, help print signage, insert posts into the ground and prepare the new posts at the Nature Center. Once the posts are up and ready for visitors, Rotarians can also serve as a guide to anyone visiting the Nature Center
Thomaston Police Explorers
Teach a class
Friends of The Thomaston Opera House
Assist with fundraising initiatives
Thomaston Public Schools-Thomaston Center School-Task Force
Include the Task Force in any community based projects, tasks and jobs.
Railroad Museum of New England
Stack merchandise gift shop, clean station, grass, weed cutting.
Thomaston Public Library
Gardening Volunteers
Landmark Community Theatre Youth Education Program
Adult volunteers to help during rehearsals. Also help ushering and backstage during performances
Thomaston Volunteer Ambulance
Assistance at standbys and community events
American Legion Clifford R French Post 22
Painting of Men’s Bathroom
Thomaston Community Pantry, Inc.
Provide members to volunteer, as needed, and maintain awareness of current needs of the pantry
Thomaston Public Schools-Black Rock School-Little Leap Program
Visit Black Rock School and do project with Little Leapers
Thomaston Public Schools-Black Rock School-Read Aloud Day
Participate in the Community Read Aloud Day 5/3/24
Thomaston Public Schools-Black Rock School-District Literacy Leadership Team
Club Members having knowledge or experience on topics of animal habitats, life cycles, planting, astronomy or meteorology are invited to do a presentation

Citizen of the Year Donations
If you were not able to purchase a ticket in time to attend tonight's Citizen of the Year Banquet, you still have time to make a donation.  Checks, made payable to the Rotary Club of Thomaston, can be mailed to:  Rotary Club of Thomaston, P. O. Box 87, Thomaston, CT 06787.  If you prefer to use a credit card, donations can be made online at the Landmark Community Theater website.
Meeting Agenda
President's Report: 
  • Announcements and/or Club Actions
Secretary’s Report: 
  • Attendance
  • Member Anniversaries
  • Member Birthdays
  • Guest Speaker/Classification Talk
Rotary Club of Thomaston Events
RI - Environmental Month
Apr 01, 2024 – Apr 30, 2024
Community Grants Presentation
Apr 25, 2024
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
2024 Citizen of the Year
Grand Oak Villa
Apr 25, 2024
5:30 PM – 8:00 PM
RI Convention - Registration or Cancelations Due
Apr 30, 2024
RI - Youth Service Month
May 01, 2024 – May 31, 2024
Board of Directors Meeting
Thomaston High School
May 02, 2024
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Student of the Month - May
May 02, 2024
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Pathways Program
May 09, 2024
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Day of Service - "Imagine a World"
May 18, 2024
RI Convention, Singapore
May 25, 2024 – May 29, 2024
RI - Rotary Fellowships Month
Jun 01, 2024 – Jun 30, 2024
Board of Directors Meeting
Thomaston High School
Jun 06, 2024
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Student of the Month - June
Jun 06, 2024
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
Nomination Due - Citation for Rotary Clubs Award
Jun 30, 2024
Holiday Party!
RSVP by December 5, 2024
Dec 12, 2024
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
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Club Leadership Team
Vice President
Immediate Past President
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
George LaCapra
April 9
Michele Caulfield
April 11
Peter Rogozinski
April 22
Join Date
Peter Rogozinski
April 1, 1985
39 years
Amy Schumann
April 21, 2022
2 years
Mike Burr
April 22, 2010
14 years
Anne-Marie Fenn
April 24, 2001
23 years
George LaCapra
May 2, 2019
5 years
Gary Pelletier
May 3, 2016
8 years
Brian Fairchild
May 5, 2016
8 years
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Meeting Schedule and Location:
Thursdays at 12:15PM
Black Rock Tavern
76 Main Street, Thomaston, CT 06787, USA

"Service Above Self"
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Interested in joining the Thomaston Rotary? 
Contact our New Member Induction Chairperson, Rick Rice.