Our Mission: We are a local chapter of Rotary International, a non-sectarian organization which endeavors to bring together business, professional leaders as well as retirees, students and other young people to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all endevavors and pursiits, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
Our Members: Our members strive to live up to the Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self”, generously providing their time and financial support while utilizing the experiences, skills and contacts they’ve acquired over their lifetimes to support to the Club’s many initiatives to make their communities better environments in which to live and work. Moreover, the comradery among our membership is second-to-none!
Our Meetings: Wednesday Mornings (8:00 AM) at the
Garden of Eatin' Restaurant, 964 Woodbourne Road, Levittown, PA 19057
Guests are always welcome!
Accomplishments: During our Club’s first ten years it has provided $150,000 to charitable and need causes, made $25,000 of in-kind contributions and donated more than 7,500 hours to a wide variety of worthy causes and community service projects.
Just a Few of Our Beneficiaries: Guardians of the National Cemetery in Washington Crossing, Pediatric Section of St. Mary Medical Center Emergency Department, Alex’s Lemonade, Angel Flight East, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Els for Autism Foundation, American Red Cross, Ovarian and Prostate Cancer, providing Holiday dinners for needy veterans and their families, local Food Banks, ADAH Awareness, Children’s Hospital (CHOP), Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, Operation Warm, Susan G. Korman for the Cure, the Salvation Army, Philadelphia’s inner-city William Dick School, Astra Zeneca’s Hope Lodge, Parkinson Foundation, Victims of Domestic Violence, Rotary Foundation, Polio-Plus, Travis Manion Foundation, Golda Club, Gundaker Foundation, Chris Jones Memorial Fund, funding of a fresh drinking water well project in a remote Philippine village, Haitian Earthquake Relief, Baton Rouge Flood Relief, Typhoon Hayian Relief in the Philippines, PENNDOT’s Adopt-A-Highway, in-kind donations for many deployed Servicemen and women as well as for Veterans’ hospitals, providing transportation to the polls to senior on election day … and also award scholarship monies an to a local Maple Point Middle Students-of-the-Month and a Neshaminy HIgh School Student-of-the-Year as well as Honorary Memberships in our Rotary Club to those students and their parents.
Our 2017 Charity Golf Outing is scheduled for Monday, June 19th, 2017. Our primary recipient for this event will be the Els for Autism Foundation.
Ernie Els with autistic son,Ben
Please click on the "2017 Charity Golf Outing" tab at the top of the page for more information on the event, registration for participating and sponsorship opportunities.
Funded in part by the Foundation, the Els Center of Excellence is an extraordinary project that is designed to show the world what can be available to children and young adults on the autism spectrum.
The Els Center of Excellence is now moving from concept to reality! The physical components include an educational program for 300 students ages 3-21 years old, applied research, medical and professional services, the transition to adulthood and its myriad of aspects including adult living and job training.
There are numerous program elements and research plans that will expand its reach far beyond South Florida.
Our 2016 Charitable Commitment Continues: Our Club continues to actively supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and its mission to, "Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families and serve as the voice for all blood cancer patients and we work to ensure access to treatments for all blood cancer patients."
The LLS has special meaning to many of our members as several of their children or grandchildren have been diagnosed with blood cancers. Should you have an interest in donating to this extremely worthwhile initiative, please click on http://pages.lightthenight.org/epa/BucksCo17/rotaryclubofshadybrook.
At a recent regional dinner by the LLS, the Rotary Club of Shady Brook was recognized for having more than doubled its 2015 contributions and was signeld out for is "Most Creative Marketing" programs.
Rotary International's 2016-2017 Theme: Rotary International President-elect John F. Germ chose Rotary Serving Humanity as the theme for 2016-17. Noting Rotary’s unique ability to bring together committed professionals to achieve remarkable goals, Germ believes that “now is the time to capitalize on our success: as we complete the worldwide eradication of polio, and to catapult Rotary forward to be an even greater force for good in the world.”