Rising Seniors

RISING SENIORS at Our Lady of Mercy Academy in Newfield, Sophia Sacco, Ayla Gibson, and Eliza McDonough, were sponsored by the Tri-County Rotary Club to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference and shared about their experiences while there. These young leaders joined peers from schools across New Jersey at RYLA held at Stockton University hosted by Rotary District 7505. […]

300 Books & Counting

CONGRATULATIONS TO Adelaide who recently read her 300th book in the 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program at the Vineland Public Library.

Dist. Governor’s Citation Award Recipient

CHRIS VOLKER, Tri-County Rotary Club secretary, middle, received the District Governor’s Citation Award from Rotary District 7505. Congratulating Volker are 2022-23 Tri-County Rotary Club President, Karen Bernhardt, left; and District Governor Michael Thompson.

Kudos…Robert Blew

Kudos…Robert Blew who recently earned a seat on the New Jersey State Board of Agriculture. Blew has been an owner/manager of Centerton Nursery for 18 years. His primary responsibilities have been product development, marketing, and digital content among other duties. Centerton Nursery is a third-generation operation that delivers more than 1,600 plant varieties to more than 900 dealers in 32 […]

Sharing Experience

CUMBERLAND REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL student Emma Fylstra recently attended a Lions Club meeting and spoke about being a CRHS Leo Club president. Fylstra will attend Virginia Westlyn to study Earth and environmental science. Above, Fylstra, right, is seen with her parents Kate and Paul and brother Randy.

Remaining Focused

MRS. MAKEMA EDWARDS-DOUGLAS spoke to Boys & Girls Clubs of Cumberland County’s SMART Girls ages 8-13 yrs old about “Protecting Their Dream.” The idea of the session was to remember to protect what they say, hear and see and do not get distracted. Club girls danced for Douglas and presented her with thank you cards for coming to speak with […]

Honored for Community Service

CONGRATULATIONS TO Ashley Campbell of Bridgeton, and this year’s Miss Gloucester County in the Miss New Jersey pageant. During the Miss New Jersey competition, Campbell was named a recipient of the Florence Paparone Memorial Scholarship for community service and was able to share about what Cumberland County is doing for the progression mental health services in schools. It’s because of […]

Striking Out Hunger

THE ROTARY CLUB of Tri-County participated in the Strike Out Hunger Campaign & Dinner to recognize the achievements Rotarians have made in helping with hunger initiatives and striking down polio. Special guest was Rotary International President Elect Stephanie Urchick. Seated, from left: Meranda Cardona, Melanie Druziako, Carolyn Kaspar and Victor Druziako. Standing: Tabatha Dalponte, Dan Griffiths, Kim Codispoti, Jill Lombardo-Melchiore, […]

Women’s Club Hosts Girls Career Institute Reception

MILLVILLE WOMEN’S CLUB recently hosted the Girls Career Institute reception for the Southern District of the New Jersey State Federation of Woman’s Clubs which encompasses Absecon, Cape May, Hammonton, Marmora, Millville, Ocean City and Vineland. Laura Badger, NJSFWC Southern District vice president, welcomed and congratulated the girls from the Southern District who will be attending GCI, their parents and members […]

Master Gardeners Return to Veteran’s Home

RUTGERS MASTER GARDENERS of Cumberland County have returned to the Veteran’s Home in Vineland. They are working with residents on horticultural themed crafts. Soon, they will resume work on the courtyard garden that they established before the pandemic.

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