Rotary Club

Highland Rotary Club

The Highland Rotary Club was chartered on April 25th, 1984. The Highland chapter was sponsored by the New Paltz Rotary Club. The Charter Group consisted of twenty dedicated community leaders plus numerous concerned Rotarians from District 7210, who were devoted to spreading the philosophies of Rotary in the Highland community.

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Service Above Self

Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.

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Community & Philanthropy

Local Work

  • Established the Highland Adult Day Care Center
  • Founded and Support the Hudson Valley Rail Trail
    • Established the Rotary Rail Trail Fitness Stations
    • Established the Rotary Pavilion on the Rail Trail to provide restrooms and water for Rail Trail users
    • Created the Rotary Centennial Garden on the Rail Trail

Lending A Hand

  • Lead Rotary Club for Pure Water Project in El Salvador to supply pure water to over 10,000 people
  • Contributed to Rotary International’s tsunami relief efforts
  • Contributed to Rotary International’s worldwide polio eradication project

Helpful Neighbors

  • Sort, pack and distribute special holiday meals to needy families
  • Support needy families with food, clothing, and school supplies though the Highland Outreach Program
  • Present two scholarship awards to graduating Highland High School seniors
  • Present an annual award to a graduating Highland BOCES student
  • Sent deserving high school sophomores to Rotary Youth Leadership Conference