Meetings: Tuesdays 12:15PM to 1:30PM, at the Cannstatter 9130 Academy Road, Philadelphia, PA 19114 (tel.: 215 332-0121 For more information, call Tom Finnegan, phone: 1-856-665-5386 or
Membership Chair Margaret Kelly at (W) 267-341-3651 or (C) 215-370-9524

Out with the old and in with the new: Hello Again Rotarians:

Let us begin with our first Rotary meeting of 2014 with a good New Year attendance. Special
attention will be given to public education, especially with regard to Charter Schools. Refer to our
guest speaker on the club calendar

To see the calendar click here

ROTARY ANNOUNCEMENT: 20 Local Rotary Clubs Engage the Community on Leadership with PA Governor <details>
Shown in the picture from left to right are Club President Mary Brady; Interact President Shania Smith; Interact Treasurer Kevin Lewis; Club Sponsor Mr. Jason Williams; New Foundations Charter School CEO Mr. Paul Stadelberger


On the lighter side:

  • The Wit ofPhyllis Diller: "You know you're old if they have discontinued your blood type"
  • "The reason the golf pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can't see him laughing."
  • "You know you're old if your walker has an airbag."
  • "What I don't like about office Christmas parties is looking for a job the next day."
The Purpose of  our Rotary Club: a founding principle of Rotary was to provide a forum for professional and business leaders for Professional Networking (business owners, people in management positions). We create ways to raise money and use these financial resources to help humanity on a local community level, national level, international level, as well as helping our own Rotary Club thrive. About 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 31,500 Rotary Clubs worldwide (Rotary International). Local clubs may combine their humanitarian influence worldwide. As of June, 2004, 209 countries are polio-free as a result of the Rotary PolioPlus program, to stamp out Polio in underprivileged countries of the world. We also award scholarships to our local community’s students who need help in furthering their educational goals. We also help to provide disaster relief, and help in world peace through funding Ambassadorial (educational) Scholarships, whose recipients serve as unofficial “ambassadors of goodwill” in foreign countries. We ‘give-back’ to the people of our local community because of them, our businesses have become more successful. Rotary Clubs are benevolent business networking organizations destined to help in various humanitarian ways in the local community as well as in the worldwide community.

First time guest prospective Rotarians are welcome to enjoy a complimentary lunch. Our club features a guest speaker at most Tuesday meetings. Speakers are welcome to contact our club to schedule a speaking engagement date. Speakers are presented from 1:00PM thru 1:30PM, who also enjoy a complimentary buffet. Luncheon served from 12:15PM through 1PM.



As Cancer Treatment Centers of America nears its fifth anniversary in the Northeast, two staff members outlined the hospital’s mission at last week’s meeting of the Frankford-Northeast Philadelphia Rotary Club.

Club Officers

  • President: Dr. Mary Lee Brady
  • President-Elect: TBD
  • iPresident:Tom Finnegan
  • Secretary: Joseph Cohill
  • Treasurer: Joseph Lyons, CPA
  • Sergeant-at-Arms: Russ Urzi
  • Gundaker Chair: Ray Swenson
Board Members:
Teresa Grumbrecht, Chuck Killian, Margaret Kelly, Russ Urzi