Speaker Series: JD Clements

On Thursday, January 12 at 5:30 PM we held our monthly meeting at PEMS (6876 Main St, Gloucester, VA 23061). During the meeting JD Clements gave a presentation on his work with the Gloucester Volunteer Fire & Rescue Squad.

January Breakfast Meeting and Speaker Series with Robert Kelley


On January 26 we gathered at Olivia's for our first breakfast meeting. We were joined by Museum Director Robert Kelley who gave us an update on the work of the Gloucester Museum.

See our Upcoming Events page to learn more about our monthly breakfast series!

Rotary Christmas Party and
Toys for Tots Collection

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On December 14, Rotary members gathered at Farmasea on Main St. to celebrate the holidays and collect donations for Toys for Tots. We hope everyone had a Happy Holiday!

Speaker Series: Sheila Brennan,
District Governor (Oct. 13)

On October 13, Rotary's District Governor, Sheila Brennan, visited with our club to talk about the District Office's work and discussing Rotary's membership and mission.
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Due to poor weather conditions, the county-wide cleanup day scheduled for Oct. 1, was cancelled. However, community members were encouraged to reschedule their cleanups and cleanup signups and supply pickup/drop offs were extended through the month of October.

You can learn more about Gloucester clean-up and beautifying efforts here.

We hope you'll continue to join Rotary and other Gloucester community members to help keep our county beautiful and clean!

2022 Walk to End Alzheimer's (CANCELLED)

On October 1, 2022 Gloucester Rotary will join nearly 30 teams in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck Walk to End Alzheimer's. The event will take place on Gloucester Main Street with registration starting at 8:30 AM at Botetourt Elementary and the Walk beginning at 9:30 AM.

You're invited to join our team or come to cheer on our walkers, either way, be sure to stop by our Rotary Info Table while you're at the event!

For more information about the Walk to End Alzheimer's click here.

Please note this event has been cancelled due to weather. However, we are still proud to have supported this cause and grateful to the community and organizations who further this important work!

2022 Annual Pig Roast

Through your support we raised nearly $14,000 which will aid local organizations and provide scholarships for Gloucester youth!

On September 22, nearly 200 people gathered at Ware River Yacht Club to support local organizations, provide scholarships for Gloucester youth, AND eat good food!

If you weren't able to make it but still want to support this important work, please reach out to Nancy Dykeman at ndyke0622@aol.com.
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Speaker Series: Mary Arthur

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Alzheimer’s Association volunteer Mary Arthur addressed the Gloucester Rotary Club on September 8. She presented on the upcoming Walk to End Alzheimer’s, held October 1 at Botetourt Elementary School. Registration begins at 8:30 AM.

The Rotary club will be participating and welcome anyone to join the team! Contact gloucester.va.rotaryclub@gmail.com if interested.

For more information on the event or the Alzheimer’s Association contact Madison Wilkins at 804-965-9977 or mwilkins@alz.org.

Please note: Due to poor weather, this event, originally scheduled for Oct. 1, has been postponed. We will post the new date and details on our Upcoming Events page, as they are made available.

(Pictured above, are President Henry Moncure, Mary Arthur, and Immediate Past President Nathan Hansen presenting a donation from the club.)

Speaker Series: Carol Steele

On August 11, Gloucester County Administrator, Carol Steele, spoke to us about The Pocahontas Project, a collaborative effort between multiple organizations, tribes, and institutions to employ programs, conversations, events, art projects, and investigative initiatives exploring the life, legacy, and legends of the woman most famously known as Pocahontas.

Zoll Vineyard Social Event!

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Rotary Speaker Series: Makalia Records

The Gloucester Rotary Club welcomed Makalia Records, Executive Director of the Gloucester Chamber of Commerce, at the June 9 club meeting. She spoke on Chamber initiatives and upcoming events, including the Gloucester Wine Festival on Sept. 17, 2022.

Volunteer Day at Helping the Homeless

On April 27, Rotarians Henry Moncure and Jim Camp unloaded food from the Food Bank to Helping the Homeless, a local non-profit that provides mobile food services to the unsheltered. Also pictured is Bread for Life board member, Ray Shultz.

Service Project at Machicomoco State Park

In early April 2022 the Gloucester and Mathews Rotaries partnered on a District Grant Project to build kiosks at Machicomoco State Park.

Thank you to Stan Allan, Mike Pittman, and Andy Eubank from the Mathews Club, and Craig Monsen, Jay McGlohn, and Henry Moncure from the Gloucester Club for their work!
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