The Community Rotary Raffle of Milford

Trees 4 Charles

 The Community Rotary Raffle of Milford sponsored together by the Devon Rotary and Milford Rotary Clubs announces its first annual 

 $10,000 CASH PRIZE RAFFLE

“Trees 4 Charles”

to benefit The Charles Island Reforestation project. The proceeds of the raffle will be used to purchase trees for the fall planting on the island. 

The raffle will kick off Tuesday July 16 at 6:00pm at Gulf Beach with Charles Island in the background.

The Drawing of the $10,000 CASH PRIZE ticket will be on

Tuesday, Oct. 8 at 7:00 PM at  TYDE at Walnut Beach

72  Broadway, Milford

with Charles Island in the background.  Everyone is invited! 

Tickets will be available by kickoff date July 16th

HERE

                     Tickets cost: $10.00 each for a chance to win $10,000!

100% of the proceeds will go to Charles Island Reforestation LLC.

Foundation established by Bill Pursell & Dolores Hannon

If you would like to be involved please email us at: [email protected]

The Charles Island Reforestation LLC is a non-profit working with the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) to reforest the island. Years of storms, deer, invasive plant species and a fungus which attacked the old trees have deteriorated the island. Only trees that are resistant to the type of fungus present on the island can be planted. Teams of volunteers have been working with DEEP workers to bring the island tree canopy back. This canopy is necessary for not just the bird habitat but also to prevent the erosion of the island.

 

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Club Monthly Event Schedule


Every Wednesday - Weekly morning meeting

 FOWLER MEMORIAL BUILDING- 45 New Haven Ave. Milford  

 Rear of building, door on left 

 7:45 am arrival - meeting starts 8:00 am 

 **Monthly Evening SocialsLast Wed of the Month

     No morning meetings those dates. - 6:00PM - Rotating locations

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July 16 | Trees 4 Charles raffle kick off at Gulf Beach 6:00PM

July 23 | Oktoberfest Meeting at Orange Ale House 6:00PM

July 24 | Morning meeting speaker-Milford Police Chief Keith Mellow

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uly 31 | Evening Social at Citrus Rest. Patio, 59 Broad Street, Milford                   6:00PM

Aug. 12 | Board Meeting at the home of Ed Bonessi, 83 Beach Ave,                       Milford 6:00PM

Sept. 20 & 21 | Oktoberfest

Oct. 8 | Trees 4 Charles Raffle Drawing at TYDE at Walnut                                      Beach, 72 Broadway, Milford 7:00PM

 

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 BETH-EL SOUP KITCHEN

 Monthly schedule / time ~ 11:15 AM – 1:00 PM

 Committee Chair: Dawn Puchala - Scheduled volunteers assigned

 

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 2023 Member Photo ~ Taylor Memorial Library Building

 

                                               SERVICE ABOVE SELF

The Devon Rotary Club of Connecticut is a volunteer organization of business and professional women and men who want to make a positive difference in the community.

On October 4, 1966, the Club was chartered.  Dr. Oliver Andrus, formed the club and was its first President. The new entity was sponsored by the Milford Rotary Club.

From its onset, Devon Rotary gained a reputation as a friendly and fun loving organization.  We are a hands-on club, helping those in need in the Milford community and around the world. Our passionate members are dedicated to the Rotary motto, 'Service Above Self.'

We annually provide more than $25,000 to local charities and organizations thanks to our various fundraisers. 

 

As part of Rotary International, one of the world’s largest service organizations with 1.4 million members, Devon Rotary is also involved globally, working on projects to provide clean water, improve education and, most famously, help in the fight against polio. Since 1988, Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign (EndPolio.org) has immunized more than 2.5 billion children in 122 countries and reduced polio cases worldwide by 99.9 percent.

The club, which celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2016, has a membership of 68 Rotarians who reside or work in Milford.

We also hope you'll consider joining Rotary. Please navigate our site to discover more about the important work of the Rotary Club of Devon.

 

 

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