Here's some news from around the Rotary 7475 District for Monday, August 23, 2021:
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Looking for a YOUTH program that builds character and ethical literacy, promotes confidence and self-awareness, and values life lessons and relationships? Looking to collaborate with educators in high schools and strengthen Rotary-community tie with a meaningful and high-impact program? To find out more about the Laws of Life program, please CLICK HERE for more information or contact Pat Miller ( of Madison Rotary. 
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Newark Rotary's READ 4 LIFE initiative, a program set up to distribute thousands of free books throughout greater Newark, partnered with United Community Corporation to distribute some 400 titles at the latter's Barbecue for a Cause event. The barbecue took place on Saturday, August 14 at the West Side Recreation Center. The partnership was just one of many that Newark Rotary has fostered throughout the City to oversee the distribution of FREE titles to individuals and local organizations including non-profits and small businesses. Plans are also being formulated to hopefully distribute to those in need outside the Greater Newark area. Saturday also saw The READ 4 LIFE RUN, an event which Newark Rotary co-sponsored with Brick City Running Club. Anyone interested in obtaining free titles for distribution at their event is asked to contact Mike Minor at This includes District 7475 Rotary Clubs!
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On Saturday August 14th, a tree donated by past Governor Ray Freaney was planted at Horseshoe Lake in Succasunna in memory of former Rotary member Lionel Frank. Pictured is Roxbury RC member Judy Frank and her family.
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