Meeting Location- Temporary Home

The Amityville Club has a new "temporary" home!
In the Summer of 2021, our regular meeting location, Michelle's of 110 in Amityville, experienced a horrible fire. Michelle's was our meeting location and with this fire, we were no longer able to have our meetings there. Until a consistent temporary home was approved by the membership at large, in the interim, we were graciously hosted by St. Mary's Church in Amityville Village.
Our new temporary home is now the Lindenhurst Diner. All are welcomed to join us on Thursdays at 8AM at the Lindenhurst Diner for our weekly Rotary Club meetings. The address is 195 E. Montauk Hwy., Lindenhurst, NY.
Join us! It promises to be an exciting time of exchanging ideas, helping our community, fellowshipping with one another and of course, have a nice hot breakfast!
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District Governor Makes Annual Visit to Amityville Rotary Club

 The Amityville Rotary Club is honored to welcome Mary Ellen "Mel" Elwood, who serves as the District Governor for Rotary District 7255 (2021-2022) and Frank Seibert, Assistant District Governor to our weekly meeting which was held on September 16, 2021.
Pictured is District 7225 District Governor Mel Ellwood presenting Amityville Rotary Club President Kevin Battcher with the 2020-2021 Rotary Flag.
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Happy 99th Birthday Bill!

 The Amityville Rotary Club wishes to express a HAPPY 99th BIRTHDAY to Rotarian Bill Lauder!
Happy Birthday Bill!
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Apple Fest 2021

The Rotary Club of Amityville invites you to join us for our Annual Apple Fest!
The annual fest features farm fresh apples by bag or case. We also will have fresh baked apple inspired and all apple favorite- APPLE CIDER!
This event will happen on Saturday, October 2, 2021 from 10AM-4PM 
Park Avenue Elementary School Grounds (Amityville, NY)
Event will occur- RAIN OR SHINE!
For more information please call 631-735-9061.
To order case(s) of apples please email Danielle Papendick at
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2020-2021 Year in Review

It has been a very busy year for the Amityville Rotary Club! Here is what we have done in 2020-2021 year!
  • We made feeding the hungry our Pandemic priority and followed through strongly.
  • We took part in a program that provided us with over 14,000 masks which we distributed locally.
  • We created a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion committee.
  • We provided and packed supplies for homeless veterans.
  • We purchased and donated a large amount of Holiday toys for disadvantaged children.
  • We decorated lampposts in the business district with seasonal ribbons.
  • We supported a High School Interact Club and the Rotary Youth Leadership Institute (RYLA).
  • We held a successful yard sale, the proceeds of which went to charitable causes and the leftover items to AMVETS.
  • We regularly provided gift cards to the school district’s needy families and worthy high school students.
  • Once again we are preparing for our annual October Apple Fest.
.........And we had fun doing so together!
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Helping people with disabilities make their own music

Music has been an important part of leading an ordinary life for students at the Music School for Children With Disabilities in Honor of Paul Harris in Lublin, Poland. Founded by Rotary members, the school serves 20 students with various disabilities, including Down syndrome, autism, and visual impairments. The Rotary Club of Lublin-Centrum-Maria Curie-Sklodowska has provided funding with help from Rotary Foundation Matching Grants and the Henryk Wieniawski Musical Society, which houses the school.
After their son Mateusz was born with underdeveloped eyes, Mariusz and Joanna Kania looked for ways to help him be active. When he showed an aptitude for music, they looked for a teacher and were thrilled to find the Paul Harris music school.
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Finding Safe Haven

For years, Angalia Bianca had slept in abandoned buildings throughout Chicago. She stole. She did drugs. She spent time in and out of jail for forgery, theft, trespassing, and possession of narcotics. But after she landed in prison for the seventh time, something changed -- Bianca knew she wanted a better life. She just didn’t know how to make it happen.
After serving her time, Bianca sought help from a local homeless organization, A Safe Haven, and moved to its shelter in the Rogers Park neighborhood. Bianca followed the program closely -- she attended all the required meetings, passed drug tests, and volunteered at every opportunity.
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Saving lives in Ghana

What is it like taking a large team to Africa?  It has probably been one of the most rewarding experiences in my life. In mid February, I began leading Rotary members from all over the East Coast of the United States through Ghana. I’ve tried to give the team a warm Ghanaian welcome like I’ve received on my earlier trips. A large trip is a real blessing because each person sees Ghana and our work in a different way.

A highlight for the team was greeting the chief of Sagadugu. The team got excited about buying goats and food for children in the villages where I support eight churches. It was good to see the pastors of most of the eight churches, and I had to explain that we were just passing through on our way to Bolgatanga.
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