Upcoming Speakers
Tony Cignoli
Oct 22, 2021 12:00 PM
District 7890 100th Anniversary Brunch
Nov 07, 2021 12:00 PM
Rotary International Foundation Month
Nov 12, 2021
Past Speakers
Mike Stone
Oct 08, 2021 12:00 PM
CoFab Design
Oct 01, 2021
Tony Cignoli
Sep 24, 2021 12:00 PM
October 2021
Club Officers & Directors
Immediate Past President

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 Our next in person meeting will be October 22, 2021 @ 12:00pm
At the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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Meeting ID: 930 7229 9120
By phone: 1-646-876-9923
 Our Guest speaker will be 
Anthony Cignoli

Anthony Cignoli is the President of the A. L. Cignoli Company, the public relations, political and governmental affairs company he founded in 1992. The company serves political and corporate clients across America. He is also President of Anthony L. Cignoli Associates, Inc.

Tony has built a reputation creating success for both political and corporate clients in challenging situations. The firm is recognized for a holistic approach to public and governmental affairs solutions, with an understanding of how to utilize modern applications of data mining, polling data and social media.

Tony's corporate clients have included a diverse group from: Tommorow.io, Hilton Hotels, El Paso Energy Ventures, AT&T, Verizon, Tennessee Gas, PetroPeru, Hard Rock International, Eastman, Ford, Green Thumb Industries and Suffolk Construction.

Tony is a veteran of over 400 political campaigns, including presidential elections in Peru, Prime Minister and Parliamentary campaigns in Italy and many American referendum campaigns. He has counseled Governor's races in Massachusetts and numerous states. He has provided advance for Presidential visits to assisting Voter ID and GOTV efforts in many campaigns.

Tony is a frequent commentator and political analyst for newspapers, radio and television news, including; The Huffington Post, CNN, PBS, WWLP and WGBY. He is a resource to newspapers such as The Republican-MassLive, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, The Boston Herald, Wall Street Journal, Yahoo.Com and Politico.

Tony personally and both of his companies conduct, contribute and guide pro bono services, in excess of $1 million annually to numerous charitable and philanthropic endeavors throughout America.
Hope you can join us!
November 5th - TENTATIVE: Dr. Cheryl Zoll, CEO, Tapestry Health
November 18th - Service Above Self Luncheon (this will count as a regular Rotary Meeting)
November 19th - No meeting

GIVING this Thanksgiving!

YOU can HELP families, women, and children at Christina's House and the Gray House

Any donation will help! A $50 donation for example, will help purchase a full Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 4 at Christina's House. You can make your donation online via PayPal OR bring a check to our next Rotary meeting. Our VP, Samalid Hogan, has volunteer to purchase Stop & Shop Grocery Gift cards and personally deliver them to Christina's House.
About Christina's House: Many women and their children in the Springfield area go without housing on a daily basis. They have no place to call home and no place to feel safe. The lives of these mothers and their little ones are forever changed by their circumstances; their nutrition suffers putting them at risk for health concerns and their psychological health is often damaged. The voices of these families called out to us for help.
We are also doing a FOOD DRIVE for the Gray House and collecting Thanksgiving food items such as: Frozen turkeys, Gravy, Cranberry sauce, Stuffing or rice, Pink, red, or black beans, Cake mix & frosting, Pie crust & pie filling, and Grocery gift cards. Our Rotary President, Maurice Powe, has volunteered to bring your donations to the Gray House after the Rotary meetings. 
About the Gray House: The Gray House helps its neighbors meet their immediate needs and addresses the root causes of poverty by operating a food assistance program, adult education programs and after school and summer youth programming. Over 7,000 unique individuals are helped by these programs each year.

11th Annual Basketball Hall of Fame Rotary Club of Springfield Service Above Self Award Luncheon

***Tickets for Sale Online - You can use PayPal, Credit, and/or Debit ***

On Thursday, November 18th, the Springfield Rotary Club will host its annual Service Above Self Luncheon at the Basketball Hall of Fame on the historic “Jerry Colangelo Court of Dreams” at Center Court.
At this annual celebration, the Springfield Rotary Club joins the Basketball Hall of Fame to present the “Service Above Self Awards”, honoring a local and national recipients. These prestigious awards are the Rotary Club’s highest honor, recognizing those individuals that put their service to others above personal goals. 

A Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member is an individual who personally contributes $100 or more each Rotary year to the Annual Fund. These contributions also count toward Paul Harris Fellow, Multiple Paul Harris Fellow, Paul Harris Society, EREY, Major Donor, and club recognition.

Use the Club Foundation Banner Report to see your club’s Rotary Foundation Sustaining Members. 
This report also shows TRF Giving, Every Rotarian Every Year, Paul Harris Society Eligible and Rotary Direct members.
For $10 a month, you too can be a Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member and help provide life-changing opportunities for those in need on a yearly basis!
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Thank you all for your continued support of The Rotary Foundation!
Slate of Officers and Directors
President - Maurice Powe
Vice-President - Samalid Hogan
Past President - John Perez
Secretary - Keri Davidson-Bravman 
Assistant Secretary - Valerie Dulude
Treasurer - Vacant 
Assistant Treasurer - Bernard Spirito
Foundation Chair - Jack Toner
              Membership Chair - Sue Mastroianni
Michael Kelly
Paul Lambert
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Club Information
Rotary Club of Springfield - Meeting Fridays-12:30 PM
Springfield Rotary

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Fridays at 12:00 PM
Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
1150 West Columbus Ave.,
MassMutual Room
Springfield, MA 01105
United States of America
We are back to meeting in person for fully vaccinated members and guests the Hall of Fame. Zoom meeting login info is viewable to Rotarians within our District. For other access, please contact President Maurice Powe at: moepowe@gmail.com.