The Rotary Club of Branford was chartered in 1928 and maintains a solid history of “Service Above Self” in helping others through fundraising for donations as well as providing community service locally and supporting humanitarian efforts worldwide. The club celebrated its 85th anniversary on October 15, 2013 with a membership of over 70 business and professional men and women who reside or work in the Connecticut Shoreline Region.
Membership in the worldwide organization of Rotary International with over 1.2 million members, in 32,000+ clubs in 200+ countries provides the opportunity for Rotarians to make a difference in helping communities locally and around the world through collective humanitarian efforts.
The Branford Rotary Club’s Annual “Classic Car Show” will be held Sunday, August 21, 2016 from 11am–3pm, at our new venue "The Branford Alps Farmers Market Tent" (near Wendy's off Rte 1) to benefit the Club’s charitable events and organizations in honor and support of veterans, including the “Take-A-Vet Fishing”, an annual Veterans Day Luncheon, and US Marine Justin Eldridge Children’s Education Fund. This event anticipates over 150 Classic Cars with raffle prizes and trophies awarded. Spectator admission is free at this family event, which will include fabulous cars and music. Food and beverages available. For sponsorships or vendor space inquires, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Branford Alps Farmers Market is a non-profit seasonal market featuring both conventional and sustainable organic CT produce, dairy, poultry, eggs, and meats. The market also features live music, body care products, and a few sea or farm-to-table food trucks in a mini food court.
On September 16th, the Uppsala Rotary Peace Fellows/Class XIII attended a meeting at Uppsala Rotary Peace Center in which they shared information on their work experiences and expectations about the master program that they started this fall. They also received some information about AFE, insurance and other practical matters.