Speaker Date Topic
Monthly Essex Rotary Committee Meetings May 29, 2019
Monthly Committee Meetings Where Members Review Program Options and Funding Requests

Standing Committees of Rotary Club of Essex

Literacy Committee 

Local Committee  

International Committee 

National Projects Committee 

Scholarship Committee 

Youth Services Committee   

Public Relations Committee  

Patrick Standen, NE Disabled Athletic Assocation Jun 05, 2019
Supporting Vermont Athletes with Disabilities to Compete at their Highest Levels

Professor Patrick Standen teaches Philosophy at St. Michael's College and is the President of the Northest Disabled Athletic Association. Essex Rotary members who workout at The Sports and Fitness Edge will likely recognize Patrick who is active in both the pool and weight room.

The Northeast Disabled Athletic Association  is a non-profit 501(c)(3) public charity working to enhance opportunities and provide support for individuals with physical disabilities who wish to participate in recreational and competitive athletics.  We enable athetes to play adaptive sports including sailing, sled hockey, power soccer, wheel chair (marathon) racing and more.   

NEDAA Mission

The NDAA exists to contribute to the public welfare through recreational and educational activities by supporting the development, sharing and use of knowledge and practice in athletics and recreational sports for people with disabilities in order to achieve the highest quality of life for all citizens.

Our Objectives

  • To provide opportunities for people with physical disabilities to pursue a variety of recreational sports and competitive athletics.
  • To promote disabled athletes and athletics for persons with physical disabilities.
  • To sponsor athletes with physical disabilities in their pursuit of excellence in competition.
  • To support and encourage participation in sports, leisure activities and athletics by people with physical disabilities.
23rd Annual Golf Tourn. @ The Links at Lang Farm Jun 12, 2019
Annual golf fund raiser where 132 golfers help Essex Rotary raise funds for charitable purposes

Essex Rotary Golf Tournament - In June, 33 teams (132 golfers) converge at 'The Links at Lang' to compete for prizes and recognition from their peers in what has become a very popular golfing event.  The Essex Rotary Golf Tournament is the clubs' premier fund raising event ... and for many, the start of the golfing season. 

Vermont Family Network Speaker Jun 19, 2019
VFN Provides Services to VT Families of Children with Speail Needs

The mission of Vermont Family Network (VFN) is to empower and support all Vermont families of children with special needs. To this end, we offer services and support related to early childhood, health, mental health, general education, special education, and transition.  You can read more about this Williston-based organization that provides a broad array of services to families and their children here.  

Annual Essex Rotary Change Over Picnic Jun 26, 2019
New Essex Rotary Officers Are Recognized and Installed

Every year, at the end of June, Essex Rotary recognizes members and changes officers.  This year, with the retirement of President, Andy Love, a new Essex Rotary President will be installed.  The club is excited to welcome Heidi Brosseau to this role for 2019-20.  

Again this year, the picnic will be held at Maple Street Park in one of the covered picnic venues.  

TBD Jul 03, 2019

To Be Added