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Rotary Chicken Dance

It was a hot time at the Rotary booth on the south green during Suffield on the Green where 700 delicious chicken dinners were sold. A record! Saturday was also a busy day for Rotary hotdogs and hamburgers. Thank you to everyone who bought food at the Rotary concession. Proceeds from the booth enable Rotary to support our community. On the north green was another Rotary booth which distributed 300 free opioid pill disposal bags. If you did not get a chance to buy the pewter ornaments depicting various Suffield locations, contact Gayle Demko at

Helping the Community

The Sunrise Playscape Project: Jack Muska reported the 20’ long structure is underway and on track for an October installation date. Plans for a ribbon cutting and Rotary participation in a family fun event will be forthcoming. The Rotary Club donated $20,000 to the project.

End Polio Now with the Hartford Yard Goats 2019 

This event raised just under $1000 with District-wide support of the August 24 game. Dick Kisiel, Ginny Bromage and Gayle Demko enjoyed the spotlight on the field while holding the gigantic American flag during the opening ceremonies

Rotaract (Rotary sponsors adults, ages 18 -30)

Haley Young and Julianna Service, who are Suffield High School students, recently attended the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program. They both enjoyed the team building activities and leadership opportunities. They found that collaboration was important when their teams were presented with various challenges.

Interact (Rotary sponsors teens, ages 12-18)

The Rotary Club is planning an upcoming get together with the Interact students at the Suffield High School and their parents at the end of October.

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