Howard Center Check

This was a special day for our Club. We were able to present The Howard Center with a check for $10,000! Thank you to everyone who helped us make our curling event such a great success which made this possible. We know this will help make an impact in our community.
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Burlington Rotary Club Spelling Bee

The South Burlington Rotary Club participated in the Burlington Rotary Club Spelling Bee at Champlain College in May in which they raised over $54,000 to support the Burlington Intervale and the Imagination Library. SB Club members include Penne Tompkins, Elise Brunelle and Kristen Dearborn.
Burlington Rotary Club Spelling Bee Tom O'Keefe 2024-06-12 04:00:00Z 0
2023 Curling Classic Sandy Walsh 2023-01-02 05:00:00Z 0

2022 Ugly Sweater Run & Walk 6

Join us for South Burlington Rotary 6th Annual
Ugly Sweater Run & Walk 
                               2021 Event Participants
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Congratulations Linda Collins

President Andrew Swift was pleased to present Linda Collins with our annual Rotarian of the Year award at our summer event. The award is presented each year to a Rotarian that demonstrates the ideals of Rotary. Congratulations, Linda!
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South Burlington Green Up Day Sandy Walsh 2022-05-12 04:00:00Z 0


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THANK YOU 2022 GOLF TOURNAMENT SPONSORS Sandy Walsh 2022-04-14 04:00:00Z 0

It was a Success!

Thank you to all of our sponsors and participants at the Ugly Sweater event. We raised over $6,200!  We made a $3,000 donation to the South Burlington Academic Boosters Club. The rest of the funds will be used in the community.
Thank you all for your continued support!
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We are a Shelter Box Hero!

Our Club was recognized by ShelterBox as a hero for our support during the 2020-2021 fiscal year. What is ShelterBox? The short answer is that it is a box of supplies that is delivered to families after a disaster that helps supply many of their immediate needs. In one box, one can find a tent, cooling supplies, water purification equipment, blankets, hygiene supplies and more. Want to learn more? go to
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Golf Sponsor Appreciation Sandy Walsh 2021-05-17 04:00:00Z 0
Green Up Day 2021  Sandy Walsh 2021-05-05 04:00:00Z 0

2021 Golf Tournament September 21, 2020

Posted on Apr 01, 2020
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                                            SAVE the DATE                                        

23rd Annual South Burlington Rotary's Annual Golf Tournament
  Vermont National Country Club
 Monday September 20, 2021


2021 Golf Tournament September 21, 2020 Sandy Walsh 2020-04-01 04:00:00Z 0


We will be cancelling our live meetings until further notice out of concern for the safety of our members and guests due to the Coronavirus outbreak. Please email the club secretary at the above email address with any questions. Stay Safe!
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Join Us for Our Curling Challenge!

We have made the hard decision to cancel this event due to the COVID-19 outbreak. We thank you for your support and understanding. Please email the secretary at the above email address with any questions.
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Welcome New Members!

We inducted 4 new members and would like to welcome, Kendra Demick from Peoples United Bank, Frank Gay from the Delta Hotel, Alan Hebert from Double Tree by Hilton and Chris Bancroft from Vermont National Country Club to our club. We look forward to getting to know them and having more help with all that we do for our community.
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Jan De Sarno Named Fred Tuttle Award Winner

On December 19, the South Burlington Rotary Club concluded 2019 with three inspiring moments at its regular meeting at the Doubletree by Hilton. 
The morning began with the presentation of the Club’s Frederick H. Tuttle Award, an honor named for Fred Tuttle, former South Burlington School Department superintendent who, himself, was an exemplary educator and community-minded individual.  This honor is bestowed each year upon an individual who has made significant contributions in South Burlington and beyond.  Recent recipients include Jake Agna, Patrick Burke, Sally Borden, Nancy Lavarnway, Don Cummings and Leslie Griffiths.  The 2019 recipient is Jan DeSarno, a tireless and inspirational gardener, particularly as coordinator of the Grandma and Grandpa Garden and the Young Gardener Summer Program at the Vermont Garden Park on Dorset Street.  Nominated for this award by Doris VanMullen, Mary Scollins, Charlie Nardozzi, Nancy Bell, Jack Webb, Donald Balcom, Peter Carmolli and Carol McQuillen, Jan was recognized for her outstanding work on the youth gardening program that introduces children to gardening, conservation, protection of wildlife, recognition of plants, tress and shrubs, basic flower arranging and a love and appreciation of nature.  The Tuttle award includes a $250 donation to a charity of Jan’s choice, permanent recognition along with other recipients on a plaque at City Hall and a Rotary Paul Harris Fellow in recognition of her commitment to local education programs as well as other beautification projects throughout our area.
Following the Award presentation, Club members and guests were treated to a special holiday concert by members of the South Burlington High School Chorus, led by their conductor Aimee Bushey.  The young men and women perform challenging music, often in different languages, with professional grace and style.  The Rotary Club looks forward every year to these performances that make the holiday season more beautiful and meaningful.
And, last but not least, the morning concluded with the presentation of a wide assortment of cheerily wrapped presents provided by Club members to the Howard Center so children there may have a touch of joy this season.
It was an event that, in its entirety, fully embraced the Rotary motto – Service Above Self.
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Helping the YMCA

This morning we celebrated! 
Five area Rotary clubs came together to present a check for $9000 to the Greater Burlington YMCA to provide scholarships for swimming lessons.  Clubs from South Burlington, Burlington Sunrise, Burlington, Essex, and Colchester-Milton banded together and wrote a grant to recognize the needs of children and families in our area. 
Kyle Dodson the CEO of the Greater Burlington Y accepted the generous donation. 

Kyle shared with our clubs about the ground breaking of the YMCA’s new 50,000 building.  As Kyle described it, the building will be state of the art, housing a new pool, fitness facility, gym, track, studios and 10,000 square feet of much needed early education classrooms.  

He shared how the Y impacts the communities we represent, and told stories of how everyone is welcomed at the Y.

This long standing organization is deeply rooted in our community and brings people together- much like Rotary. It is great when we can help one another better serve our neighbors.
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Thank You Firefighters!

Great event at the Rotary sponsored Pat Nowak Memorial South Burlington Firefighters and EMT Awards Banquet last night! Kyle Nichols, Rotary President Elect did a great job on the Organizing committee and it was great that our current Rotary President hosted the Rotary table. 125 people in attendance showing gratitude for all our first responders do day in and day out.
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Welcome Kathy!

We added Kathy LaCross to our membership on October 11, 2018. Welcome to the Club!
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Welcome Andrew!

Our new member Andrew Swift was welcomed on October 4, 2018.  Watch for him to at our next Rotary event.
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We Took Home a Trophy!

Dave Johnson stopped by this week to present our club with the trophy they won at the Essex Rotary Golf Tournament. We can't wait to defend it next year. Thanks Dave !
We Took Home a Trophy! Lynda Camire 2018-08-17 04:00:00Z 0

Supporting the Sara Holbrook Center

SB Rotary funds are distributed to non-profits and other organizations that benefit our community and youth. Among recent recipients was the Sara Holbrook Community Center where funds were used to help support a variety of summer programs for youth. At our club meeting on August 9th, Bruce Chattman (Vice-President of SHCC and a Rotarian) presented a large thank you note to the membership from the youth at the Center. With Bruce is Penne Thompkins, Chair of the SB Rotary Youth Services Committee.
Supporting the Sara Holbrook Center Lynda Camire 2018-08-10 04:00:00Z 0

Thank You for a Successful Event!

Our sincere gratitude is extended to everyone who helped to make this an amazing success! We raised over $9,000 and over 160 people attended. Plans are already underway for next year. Make sure to visit our Facebook page for the full album of pictures from the day. 
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Ringing the Salvation Army Bell 

Rotarians were busy all day ringing the Salvation Army bell to raise money for the Salvation Army. Over $500 was raised. Great job everyone!
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Donating to the Community

Posted on Nov 25, 2017
Rotarians were busy preparing blankets to deliver in the community for the holidays. We are always looking for ways to spread holiday cheer. 
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Trotting of the Turkeys

Posted on Nov 04, 2017
South Burlington Rotarians were in Burlington at the Trotting of the Turkeys event. Over 400 turkeys were donated to the food shelf. Great work everyone!
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Nominations for Fred Tuttle Award are Open

It is time to nominate a deserving community member for the Fred Tuttle Award. 

Each year the South Burlington Rotary Club presents this award in order to recognize individuals who like Fred go beyond the expected, bringing extraordinary zeal and integrity to everything in which they are involved while enhancing the South Burlington community at large. (quote from the plaque)


In simplest terms, the criteria are that the nominee must live or work in South Burlington and have contributed significantly in some way to their vocation. The committee considers such factors as how the nominee's actions have benefited their profession, how long he or she had been involved in their vocation and whether the individual exemplifies the Rotarian ideals.


A quick word as to the history of the naming of the award. Prior to his death, the Club presented Mr. Frederick Tuttle with a Paul Harris Fellow for his contributions to the community. Fred served as Superintendent of the South Burlington Schools from 1971 to 1992. Mr. Tuttle died after a courageous battle with cancer on May 14, 1992. Since then, the Middle School has been renamed the Frederick H. Tuttle Middle School. He also served as principal of the South Burlington Middle School for many years. The club's sentiment is that Mr. Tuttle exemplified the ideals of what this award is intended to recognize. As such the award is named "The Frederick H. Tuttle Memorial Award" in his



A plaque commemorating the past recipients of the award is placed in City Hall - it includes the names of all prior recipients and will include all future recipients. Also, a

$250 contribution is made by Rotary to the charity of their choice.


Applications can be download on the left side of the Rotary website. Application deadline is November 2, 2017. 

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District Governor Eric Denu Visits

District Governor Eric Denu visited today. He shared stories about his life in Rotary and the District.  The District's theme of Teamwork was stressed throughout his talk. We look forward to working with Eric for the rest of the year!
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New Paul Harris Fellow

Jaclyn Paolantonio and her kids accepting our Paul Harris Fellow Award that our club donated on her mom's behalf.
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Walking to End Alzheimer's

Rotarians walked in this great event to help end this tragic disease. It was a beautiful day to be outside and remembering all of our family and friends were are touched by this disease.
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Ugly Sweater Fun Run/Walk

Second Annual Ugly Sweater Fun Run/Walk/Roll
Sunday December 9, 2018
Veterans Memorial Park
Register Here!


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Proud to Help The Angel Fund

South Burlington Rotarians were happy to be able to deliver items to the Angel Fund Holiday Gift Shop located at 80 Kirby Road ion South Burlington. Please contact Anne Corley at 864-6316 for more information about donating new or gently used items or making a monetary donation.
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Sally Borden Receives 2015 Fred Tuttle Award 2015-12-25 05:00:00Z 0

$5000 Donation to South Burlington Playground

Posted by Brad Chenette on Jul 23, 2014

The South Burlington Rotary Club gives $5,000 from the proceeds of their 2014 Annual Golf tournament to the Rick Marcotte Central School Legacy Playground project which is scheduled to break ground for Phase 1 in early September.Image


$5000 Donation to South Burlington Playground Brad Chenette 2014-07-24 00:00:00Z 0