Successful Polar Dunk 2022-03-08 05:00:00Z 0

2nd Annual Polar Dunk

On Saturday, February 19th members of the  Rotary Club of Arlington MA will be hosting its 2nd Annual Polar Dunk. Your donation helps Rotary and its partners reach every child with the polio vaccine. Thanks to the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, your contribution will be tripled, getting us even closer to a polio-free world.
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2021 Paul Harris Dinner


On Tuesday, October 5, 2021 the Rotary Club of Arlington will hold its Annual Paul Harris Fellow Award & Community Persons of the Year recognition banquet at St. Eulalia’s Church, 50 Ridge St. Winchester. There will be a cocktail hour from 5:30-6:30 with dinner at 6:30 and the program immediately following. 

Tickets are $60 and can be purchased by clicking here!

Please contact for more details or if you are interested in sponsoring our event.

We look forward to seeing you on October 5th.

2021 Paul Harris Dinner Rebecca Harris 2021-08-18 04:00:00Z 0

Flags for Heroes Ceremony

On Sunday, the anniversary of D-Day, the Arlington Rotary Club held their Annual Flags for Heroes dedication. This year the club dedicated the ceremony to Elaine Shea, a very active Arlington citizen who died in March. In addition 160 flags fly for the people who have made a difference in the lives of other. The funds raised through this fundraiser helps support our scholarship program. 
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Hybrid Meeting 

As of June 2, 2021 Arlington Rotary Club will host a hybrid meeting. If you would like to attend in person we meet at 8am every Wednesday. or join us online at with password 7930-02474.  Guests are welcome to attend all meetings.
Our meetings are held at The Arlington American Legion Post 39 located at 370 Mass Ave. Arlington, MA 02474. Please use the back door.
Breakfast is served at 7:45am. 
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Providing PPE / Cleaning Materials to local schools

Our club is engaged in a project to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning materials to two local schools that serve autistic students: Melmark New England, and Nashoba Learning Group.
Earlier this year, the club applied for and was awarded a District grant for this project.  As of 3/21/2021, the supplies have been delivered to the schools.
Providing PPE / Cleaning Materials to local schools Daniel Ellard 2021-03-12 05:00:00Z 0

The Million Mask Project

The Rotary Club of Arlington participated in distributing masks as part of the Million Mask Challenge to provide 2,000 medical-grade face masks to local groups, including:
  • Arlington EATS - Arlington
  • The Beech Street Center / Council on Aging - Belmont
  • The Belmont Food Pantry - Belmont
  • Visiting Nurse and Community Care - Arlington
  • Central Food Ministry - Lowell
  • Our Lady of the Assumption School - Lynnfield
The Million Mask Project Daniel Ellard 2021-03-12 05:00:00Z 0

2021 Polar Dunk

The Rotary Club of Arlington held a "Polar Dunk" on March 13, 2021 to help Rotary International eradicate polio.  Club members plunged themselves in a dunk tank filled with cold water to raise money for Rotary International's End Polio Now campaign, which provides the polio vaccine to children around the world.
The donation web site will remain open until 3/26/2021.  As of 3/13, we've raised $4,600 -- enough to immunize thousands of children.
2021 Polar Dunk Daniel Ellard 2021-03-04 05:00:00Z 0

2020 Scholarship Recipients Meeting

The Rotary Club of Arlington honored and celebrated its three 2020 college scholarship recipients at the last meeting of 2020, on December 30, at 7:00pm, via zoom.
It was great to meet them and their families, and hear about their experiences during their first semester.  We hope to meet them all face-to-face when the pandemic is over!
2020 Scholarship Recipients Meeting Daniel Ellard 2020-12-21 05:00:00Z 0

Flags for Heros 2020

The Flags for Heroes event took place from October 25th through November 11, with a dedication ceremony on Sunday, November 8th, at 1:00pm, at Park Circle.
We'll be doing another Flags for Heroes event in May.  Check back for information about how to dedicate a flag to your heroes!
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No meetings December 25 and January 1 Daniel Ellard 2019-12-18 05:00:00Z 0
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Arlington Rotary's participation in 2019 Polar Plunge


Rotary District 7930 (eastern Massachusetts & southern New Hampshire) held its 9th Annual Polar Plunge to Eradicate Polio on February 9, 2019. We plunged into the frigid waters of the Atlantic Ocean at Long Beach in Gloucester at 11am.


Sign up to plunge, donate to a plunger or be a cheerleader. Your support will make a difference!


All Polar Plunge donations will be matched 2:1 by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Help us make history! To learn more about Rotary’s fight to eradicate Polio, go to



Arlington Rotary's participation in 2019 Polar Plunge 2019-01-28 05:00:00Z 0

Flags for Heroes Public Ceremony

Please join us this upcoming Sunday November 6th, 1:00pm at the front field of the Arlington High School for a public dedication ceremony for our 2016 Flags for Heroes, Arlington Rotary's first annual event celebrating patriotism and our local heroes past and present. 
This year's event is dedicated to Kenneth J. Simmons for his service to his country and the Arlington Rotary Club and will feature various speakers including Arlington Rotarian Bill Cronin as well as some songs by John Flood. 
Funds raised will go to several local projects including support of the Kenneth J Simmons Memorial Rotary Scholarship.
Donations can be mailed to Arlington Rotary Club, P.O. Box 23, Arlington, MA, 02476
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***UPDATE Due to the severe record breaking winter weather we have been experiencing this year the Polar Plunge has been rescheduled for Saturday March 7th. Fortunately this has created an opportunity to continue to raise additional funds for our fight to eradicate Polio.
A big thank you to all who have generously donated. If you would still like to donate please click on the link below or send a check payable to Arlington Rotary (Polar Plunge) to P.O. Box 23, Arlington, MA, 02474.
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Our speaker for Wednesday October 15th was Captain Armida Harper of the Salvation Army. Captain Armida joined us give Arlington Rotary to talk about the history of the Salvation Army and their work and support of the Arlington community.  
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Wednesday Sept. 23rd our club welcomed Derek Curran, Executive Director of the Arlington Boys & Girls club as our guest speaker. Derek joined us for our regular breakfast meeting to talk about the many great activities and programs offered at the Boys & Girls Club, as well as the clubs plans for the future. 
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Save the Date!

Save the Date!
Join us at our 37th Annual Community Person's of the Year
& Paul Harris Award Dinner
June 10th, 2014 6p.m.
Sons of Italy, Arlington, MA
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Integrated eBulletin for Easier Communication

Posted by Anthony Carson on Apr 01, 2014
ClubRunner makes it easy to publish your weekly Club eBulletin, and send to all members and friends of the club, by incorporating home page stories and events with the push of a button.
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Security and Integrity of Your Data

Posted by Anthony Carson on Apr 01, 2014
ClubRunner secures all your private information using the latest security technologies. Hosted in a world class data centre with redundant power, Internet backbones and 24/7 security and monitoring, you can rest assured that your club data is safe and protected. Your members' contact information is secured behind unique logins and passwords. Access to information is also restricted, for example, a member can only view the list of members, but can modify his or her own personal information.

Data on the server is protected by TCP/IP filtering, firewall and anti-virus software that protect against any unauthorized intrusion. Backups of data are made daily and stored off-site.
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