Rotary Club ends the year giving back

submitted to dorchester banner/Hubert Wright Serving Thanksgiving Dinner at Delmarva Community Service are from left: Mike Starling, Lou Jones, Donald Johnson, Jodi Garvin, Pat Neild, Doug Bennett, Roger Harrell, Bill Christopher and Allen Nelson.

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge ended the year following the motto all Rotary Clubs live by “Service Above Self.” Rotarians spent their time serving a complete Thanksgiving dinner to senior citizens at the Delmarva Community Service facility. Then, they were able to sit and share the meal with each other, at a time […]

Interact Club keeps school grounds litter-free

submitted to dorchester banner/phil reed Pictured from left: Ashley Robinson, C-SDHS Interact advisor; Emily Bloodsworth, Interact Club secretary; Tyanna Pinder; Vaughn Windsor; Madison Rolf; Leah Krotee, Interact Club president; Matt Dyer and Aaron Hanson.

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club held their first school property clean up of the year. On a Friday after school, the members met and moved around the school picking up trash. The Club has several clean ups scheduled with a hope to make the school as litter free as […]

School clubs unite to gather shoes for Baywater Rescue program

CAMBRIDGE — Members of the Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club and the North Dorchester High School Key Club completed their first joint venture with the support of the Cambridge Rotary Club. In February, 10 Dorchester County students went to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Conference) sponsored by the Rotary District 7630. Eight students were from […]

5th Annual RYLA conference held in Ocean City

OCEAN CITY — Rotary District 7630 recently held its 5th Annual RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) Conference at the Carousel Hotel in Ocean City. 125 teens, primarily high school juniors, were brought together from throughout the Rotary district, which encompasses the Eastern Shore of Maryland and all of Delaware. They met on Friday night to […]

Groups join forces to provide Christmas dinner to seniors at Pleasant Day

CAMBRIDGE – The Rotary Club of Cambridge, Cambridge-South Dorchester High School Interact Club, and the Dorchester County Technical School Culinary, Horticulture and Medical Service Departments joined forces on Dec. 15 to feed a Christmas dinner to senior Clients of the Pleasant Day Adult Day Care Center. Chef Christine Zinnel and her senior culinary class prepared […]

Rotary Club of Cambridge serves the community for 89 years

In April 1927, Rotary International formally chartered the Rotary Club of Cambridge sponsored by the Easton Club. For 89 years, the Cambridge Club has been providing services to Cambridge and Dorchester County. This year is no different, under the leadership of President Judy Prahl. Starting with the Club’s installation of new officers at a Horn […]

Local groups partner to make family’s life easier

CAMBRIDGE — The Chesapeake Housing Mission and Rotary Club of Cambridge joined forces to make the lives of a Cambridge Dorchester County family easier. The organizations met to build a wheelchair ramp which will allow the homeowner to be able to get out of his home, giving he and his sister/caregiver a better quality of […]

Rotary speaker details his passion of ‘Paying It Forward’

CAMBRIDGE — US Army CPT Ferris Butler (Retired) recently spoke to the Rotary Club of Cambridge about his deployment to Iraq with the 10th Mountain Division, the bomb that destroyed his HUMVEE seriously injuring his legs; his 2 years at Walter Reed Hospital; Laura, the volunteer who would become his wife and the transition to […]

Rotary sponsors six students as Youth Leadership Award delegates

CAMBRIDGE — The Rotary Club of Cambridge recently sponsored five students from C-SDHS and one Parkside sophomore, Jacob Mullen, son of Linda Mullen, a C-SDHS teacher and Interact advisor, to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Conference at the Carousel Hotel in Ocean City. One hundred twenty high school students from the Eastern Shore of Maryland and Delaware attended the event over President’s Day weekend.