We meet Fridays at 7:30

  The Manor Restaurant/Draught House
  42 W. Boylston St.
  West Boylston, MA 01583-1712
  United States
	

Officers

Club President

Sandra Mahoney

Club Secretary

Joseph Sullivan

Club Treasurer

Richard Shaw

Club Executive Secretary/Director

Gary Hough

Club Foundation Chair

Sanjay Deshpande

Club Membership Chair

Caron Dooley



Correspondence:

  Rotary Club, P.O. Box 635
  Holden, MA 01520
  United States
	

   p 508 835-4722

This Is Rotary

What would it take to change the world? Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide.

Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.





April 29th 2016

Fifth Annual Wachusett Area Rotary Club

Roaring 20's Dinner Dance

Donation/ Registration Form

The Manor Restaurant
42 West Boylston Street
West Boylston, MA 01583
Phone 508.835.4722
Fax: 508.835.3893




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