Join us on June 25th for a fun filled afternoon together to enjoy bigger & better than ever fresh Maine lobsters and steaks freshly prepared on the grill by members of the Rotary. Also included with your dinner ticket is wine and an assortment of beer from Thimble Island, Stony Creek, Two Roads, and Athletic breweries. In addition to the lobster/steak dinner, the following line up of activities will complete this fun filled day on the CT Shorline:
Live bands: Shoreline Connection and a second band to be announced soon
Bounce house for kids
Lawn games for everyone to enjoy
We look forward to seeing you at the Guilford Rotary Lobster Fest, a community event that provides support to local nonprofits and neighbors in need on the CT Shoreline.
2022 Frosty 5K
The 37th annual Frosty 5K had nearly 600 participants on a cloudy but rain-free New Year's day in Guilford. Samuel Montclair from North Haven was 1st place male finisher with a time of 15:45.4 and Erin Lopez from Ivoryton was 1st place female finisher with a time of 19:41.0. For the official results, click below:
This year, because of Covid measures, activities shown inside the Community Center in the video were held outside on the Guilford Green.
David Summerlin, President of the Guilford Rotary Club Memorial Educational Fund, presents scholarships to Guilford HS graduating seniors at a virtual awards night.
$23,000 in Rotary Club Scholarships
Awarded to 16 Guilford Students
Presentations are made on June 4
at a virtual Guilford HS Scholarship Night
The Guilford Rotary Club Memorial Educational Fund, Inc., awarded a total of $23,000 in scholarships to 16 deserving Guilford students. Eleven of the awardees are graduating Guilford High School seniors and five awardees are already attending college or university. Here is a list of the winners and the schools they plan to attend:
Grace Banning* - University of New England
Nicholas Chiu* - Lehigh Universty
Alexa Garbiel* - Wheaton College
Leo Gilbert* - Lafayette College
Sequoia Kessler* - DePaul University
Andre Kish - Harvard University
Joe Landry-McWilliams* - Syracuse or UVM
Tatum Meder - Florida Atlantic University
Isabelle Paris* - University of South Carolina
Connor Rose - Merrimack College
Ella Stanley* - Harvard University
Mary Talalas* - University of New England
Sabrina Trombetta - Amherst College
Katherine Spinnato - University of Connecticut
Sha Jameson* - University of Connecticut
Cade Yerkes* - Brigham Young University-Idaho
*Guilford HS graduating seniors
We donate $1,250 to Women & Family Life Center
Guilford Rotary Club President Guy Tommasi presents a check to Lisa Ott and Simona Neery to help fund W&FLC's Girls Coach Girls Run -- a peer-mentoring program open to all Shoreline families. The Girls Coach Girls Run promotes self respect, community, leadership and healthy living while training for a 5K run. No running experience is required!
Nicholas Hunsaker, an alumn of the Guilford High School Interact Club (and now at Providence College), put together a partnership between a Haitian orphanage and several U.S. green companies, including Connecticut honey producers. His new nonprofit organization - Honey For Haiti - raises money through the sale of products here in the U.S. The orphanage is using this seed capital to grow its own food, drill a well for clean water, and make use of renewable energy resources.