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Scholarships Offered from Rotary Club and Rotaract Club Foundation

Scholarships Offered from Rotary Club and Rotaract Club Foundation

2/17/2021 12:00:00 AM EST
a month ago

Annapolis, MD (February 17, 2021)  Both the Rotary Club of Annapolis and the Rotaract Club it sponsors are offering scholarships to graduating seniors planning to attend an accredited college or ...

Rotary Club of Annapolis Celebrates Centennial 1921 – 2021

Rotary Club of Annapolis Celebrates Centennial 1921 – 2021

2/1/2021 12:00:00 AM EST
2 months ago

Annapolis, MD (January 31, 2021) The Rotary Club of Annapolis will proudly celebrate its 100th birthday on February 11, 2021. To mark the Centennial, an entertaining history of the Club ...

Rotary Club of Annapolis Offers Scholarships

Rotary Club of Annapolis Offers Scholarships

1/31/2021 12:00:00 AM EST
2 months ago

Annapolis, MD (February 2, 2021) The Rotary Club of Annapolis is accepting scholarship applications from graduating seniors attending Annapolis area high schools in zip codes 21401, 21403, 21409, and 21144 ...

Annapolis Rotary Continues and Expands Service Projects

Annapolis Rotary Continues and Expands Service Projects

12/22/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
3 months ago

Annapolis, MD (December 14, 2020) – The Rotary Club of Annapolis continues frontline community service projects through difficult times.

Rebuilding Together In October the Club held its annual Rebuilding Together project ...

Rotary Club of Annapolis Rings the Bells for the Salvation Army

Rotary Club of Annapolis Rings the Bells for the Salvation Army

12/3/2020 12:00:00 AM EST
4 months ago

Annapolis, MD (December 3, 2020) – Rotarians are “ringing the bells,” the sound of the season, to support the Salvation Army’s traditional holiday fundraiser.

Rotarians Jim Dolezal and Carole Brown ...

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Annapolis

President's message

Club President

Since our charter in 1921, the Rotary Club of Annapolis has enjoyed a long history of community service.  Our 100th club birthday is February 11th, 2021. The club is comprised of 140 members between three meeting groups, all whom are dedicated and focused on improving our local community and the world.

We have continued to support our community during these very unusual times, utilizing Zoom for Grant Committee, Board and Membership meetings.

Close to home we are busy adjusting our signature events to raise money for the community while being socially safe. On average our club has donated more than $200,000 annually to local organizations and international projects.

Take a minute to navigate through our website.  Learn more about Rotary, our calendar of events, the many grant opportunities we offer, our history and much more. Then consider joining us to see what we are all about – Service Above Self.

Hopefully soon visiting Rotarians and non-member visitors are welcome to join our weekly luncheon meetings.  Until then you are welcome to attend any of our Zoom meetings by sending a message using website contact tab.

 

In Rotary Service,

Frank Andracchi
President
District 7620, club 5853

Rotary Club of Annapolis
PO Box 3175
Annapolis, MD 21403

Centennial Celebration - 100 Years!

Don Roland

The Rotary Club of Annapolis proudly celebrated its 100th birthday on February 11, 2021, with events continuing through the year.  To mark the Centennial, an entertaining history of the Club is being written, outlining characters who have shaped the Club and Annapolis for 100 years. During the year, the Club will erect and dedicate a flagpole to honor the City, hold a Centennial gala on September 25, and most importantly - highlight the many individuals, nonprofit organizations, and institutions intertwined in the Club’s rich history and community roots.

See the 100th Birthday Celebration program and slides from February 11th here!

Video from the Editor of the Capital and the Annapolis Mayor and Video from the Superintendent, USNA

Click here to order Centennial Bricks

Main Street Bell Ringing

This year, in addition to our booth at the foot of Main Street in Annapolis, we are inviting donations through our on-line kettle!  It’s quick and easy. Since many of the kettles could not be set up this year, would you please help us by following this link to donate on-line this year, if you can't make it to a local kettle. Please share this link with your family and friends!

Link to the On-Line kettle donation with the Salvation Army

"Rotary Crabs to Go!" - THANK YOU to all our supporters!!

 

Your generous support in terms of crab orders, raffle tickets, and direct donations has exceeded our expectations! Thank you so much to all who made our drive-thru event a big success.

 

We worked promptly to grant the $35,000 that was raised to nonprofit organizations serving the community in these difficult times. You can see our grant recipients in our News Feed story to the left.

 

We look forward to seeing everyone at our 75th Annual Crab Feast on 6 August 2021!

The Rotary Club of Annapolis Members 2018

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Don Roland

Group 11/1/2018

Club contact information

For more information, or to attend a meeting: contact Chris Kyser Club Secretary,  or Liesel Schopler Membership.

Meeting location

Don Roland

We have our meetings at the Annapolis Yacht Club's newly renovated building at 2 Compromise Street Annapolis, MD 21401

For more information - Go Here >>>>

Service Above Self

 

 

Centennial Brick Purchases

Rotary - Four way test

1.  Is it the TRUTH?
2.  Is it FAIR to all concerned?
3.  Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
4.  Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Annapolis Rotary Events

Annapolis Rotary Events

GO TO THE CALENDAR FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Happy Hour Group meeting - 6pm - 7:30pm

Happy Hour Group meeting - 6pm - 7:30pm

4/20/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
Happy Hour Group meeting - Rotary Club of Annapolis Location: Zoom and Annapolis Yacht Club (AYC) Happy Hour Group meeting - 6pm - 7:30pm

Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis

Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis

4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis Our Club is hosting this year. TBD details

Rotary Club of Annapolis Lunch Meeting - 12:00 to 1:30pm

Rotary Club of Annapolis Lunch Meeting - 12:00 to 1:30pm

4/22/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
Rotary Club of Annapolis Lunch Meeting - 12:15 to 1:30pm Zoom

Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis

Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis

4/23/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis Our Club is hosting this year. TBD details

Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis

Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis

4/24/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
Rotary District 7620 Conference in Annapolis Our Club is hosting this year. TBD details

Rebuilding Together - 8am to 5pm

Rebuilding Together - 8am to 5pm

4/24/2021 12:00:00 AM EDT
Rebuilding Together Tasks to be identified - sign up for the time and tasks you are able to support! TBD Location

Brick Fund Raising

Our Centennial is an opportunity to honor those who came before us, those who shape us today, and those who in the future will continue Rotary’s local, national, and international impact.

Working with the City of Annapolis we will erect and dedicate a Centennial Flag Pole at Taylor Avenue and West Street, at the site of our 75th anniversary Time Capsule.  The special area surrounding the flagpole will be paved with customized bricks engraved with the names of Rotarians and their families, to permanently honor the Club and our members.

You are part of this legacy, and when you buy a brick for yourself and family, or in honor or memory of a Rotarian or family member and/or friend, your name and gesture will literally be imbedded in the history of our Club and the City of Annapolis. The Brick Fundraiser will cover the expenses for the Flag Pole and bricks, our Centennial celebration party in September, and a donation to the Annapolis Rotary Foundation. 

You may purchase as many bricks as you would like - and we are offering the following options (actual logo placement, top or side, will be determined by the engravers).:

1)  4" x 8" brick ($200) with 3 lines of dedication (18 characters max each line) or with our Rotary logo with 2 lines of dedication. 

2)  8" x 8" brick ($400) with 6 lines of dedication (18 characters max each line) or with our Rotary logo also with 6 lines of dedication.

Note: the cost of these bricks is NOT tax deductible.  If you'd like to make a direct cash contribution to the Brick Fundraiser (which can be tax-deductible), please contact Bill Regan (bregan@cfmortgagecorp.com) or Jeff Neufeld (jeff.usna@verizon.net).