Taste of Ridgefield to Benefit Scholarship, Fuel Assistance

Raising Funds to Help Others

The RoTaste Graphictary Club of Ridgefield has begun planning for the 17th annual Taste of Ridgefield to be held January 31 — funds raised from the 2016 event will be used primarily for Rotary’s annual scholarship and to provide fuel subsidies for local families in need.  The event features, for the single price of admission, complimentary samples from 30 to 35 of the top local restaurants, caterers and food vendors.

For the 17th year, the Ridgefield Rotary is cooking up A Taste of Ridgefield, the town’s premier food and wine event that benefits dozens of local organizations.  The legendary affair, sponsored by Fairfield County Bank  will be held at Lounsbury House on Sunday, January 31, 2016.  Two serving sessions will be offered: from 12:30 – 2:30 pm, and 4:00 – 6:00 pm.

You can Purchase Tickets on our website here

Sponsors can sign up here

Sponsored by Fairfield County Bank and many other local Businesses Click here for the full list 

 

 

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Annual Taste of Ridgefield Sponsors

fcb-logo (1)The Rotary Club of Ridgefield is one of the most vital institutions in our town. Its objectives of philanthropy and community service have resulted in hundreds of thousands of dollars in donations to dozens of local organizations.  While the Rotary’s fundraising efforts have been significant, your help is needed to accomplish even more for the community.

We are pleased to offer you a limited sponsorship opportunity for the 17th Annual Taste of Ridgefield.  You may know that up to 500 people attend this event; this year we anticipate an even higher number, and have started aggressive ticket sales and promotional campaigns.  Your contribution to this popular event will help provide scholarships for worthy students, and grants for community organizations to help those less fortunate.

Click here for the sponsor form

Sponsored by Fairfield County Bank and many other local Businesses Click here for the full list 

 

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Rotary & Interact Club Register 100 Children for Amber Alert

rotary_interact_Amber_alertThe Rotary Club of Ridgefield and Ridgefield High School’s Interact Club joined forces to register nearly 100 children at this year’s Amber Alert held as part of the Boys & Girls Club’s Breakfast with Santa.

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Rotary’s Bell Ringing for Salvation Army

For over 30 years the Rotary Club of Ridgefield has “Rung the Bell” for Salvation Army.  This year 14 Rotarians manned three different locations, Steve’s Bagels, Dunkin Donuts and Stop & Shop.  Rotary thanks these merchants for helping to make this Holiday Season enjoyable for the less fortunate.  It is one of those rare, wonderful occasions where the people we ask for money thank us for doing it. Service above Self in action!rotart_bell_ring

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August is Membership Month

MembershipAugust is Membership Month, which means it’s time to celebrate your Rotary club, your members, and the good you do in your community and around the world.

There are many ways to join in the celebration, but here are a few activities to get you started:

  • Say it loud, say it proud! Let everyone in your social network know that you are a proud member by changing your Twitter and Facebook profile to the , , or graphic. Copy and save the graphic as your profile picture for August.
  • Watch and share. Download RI President Gary C.K. Huang’s video on membership from . Watch it at your next meeting or club event to highlight the vital role membership plays in maintaining a strong and active club.
  • Exchange ideas. Do you have successful membership strategies that have worked well in your community? Share them on the .
  • We Are Rotary. Using the hashtag #WeAreRotary, to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or Vine of your club members at work in your community or abroad to show how Rotary makes a positive impact in the world.
  • It’s Now or Never. Join us on August 13 at 10:00 Chicago time (UTC-5) for our webinar. It will feature international membership expert Nikki Walker discussing innovative ways of thinking about membership.
  • Making a difference. Rotary clubs are known for the high-impact service projects they undertake locally and globally. Share stories about your service projects and how they improve lives on . Be sure to follow us on , , and to see what Rotary members around the world are doing to celebrate Membership Month.
  • What does Rotary mean to you? Rotary members have pushed polio to the brink of eradication, delivered clean water to those in need, improved their local communities, provided scholarships to the next generation of peacemakers, and continued to do good in the world.

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