West Point Trip
This fall our members traveled up the Hudson to visit the United States Military Academy at West Point. We viewed the full dress cadet parade and attended a West Point football game at Michie Stadium. The marching bands, precision parachute jump exhibition, live music, face painting and tailgate fun made it a day to remember.
The Rotary Club has hosted dinners, provides speakers, and supplied dinner delights to the Mendham Area Senior Housing. We also presented MASH an "All in One" computer for use by the seniors of MASH.
Mendham High School Mock Trial
The powerhouse Mendham High School Mock Trial Team makes an annual appearance at our dinner meeting to demonstrate their considerable trial skills. Our Club provides support to this perennial championship team as they compete for county, state and national glory.
High School Scholarships
Our club interviews and awards members of the West Morris Mendham High School graduating senior class with scholarship awards based on academic scholarship, community service and financial need.
In support of Labor Day in Mendham, our Club establishes a booth on Main Street and marches in the annual Labor Day Parade/.
Paul Harris Fellowship Award
We are pleased to recognize the achievements of our fellow community members through our award of the prestigious Paul Harris Fellowship Award named after the founder of Rotary International.
Our Rotary District 7475 offers a Rotary Youth Leadership Award Program held at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey. The Rotary Club of the Mendhams sponsors and selects high school juniors from West Morris Mendham High School for participation in the RYLA program.
Camp Merry Heart
Located in Hackettstown, New Jersey, Camp Merry Heart serves to bring summertime enjoyment to handicapped adults, children and their families. Our Rotarians joined other Rotary Clubs and attended the annual Camp Merry Heart Carnival Day as volunteers distributing glow stick necklaces for the kids, doing face painting, setting up and sharing a BBQ dinner.
Our member golfers and non-golfers alike enjoy our summer mini-gold tournament and picnic.
End Hunger 3.6
The Rotary Club of Madison conducts an annual community event in which Rotarians from our club and other clubs package meals to be distributed to local hunger-based charities and organizations that minister to the impoverished throughout our Rotary District.
Gift of Life
Each winter we participate in an annual Gift of Life Fundraising Raffle where we sell raffle tickets for a trip to the Superbowl. The funds raised provide hope to children with heart disease by funding their treatment by American doctors and nurses who travel to the children’s country of birth to help them.
Taste of Mendham
In past years, our Rotary Club has sponsored the “Taste of Mendham”, a wine tasting party to raise funds for local charitable projects and causes where we honor those special residents who have contributed their time and services to the community.
Every July 4th, we attend and support the Brookside Parade by setting up and operating a food booth servicing parade attendees and participants. We are proud to participate in our Town’s Independence Day festivities.
Every year our District 7475 conducts a Ball and Dinner Dance in honor of the new Rotary Club President’s appointments. Our members are regular attendees and can be found on the dance floor.
Every December, we hold our Holiday Party where we meet for dinner and exchange of fun gifts. It’s a welcome celebration of the Christmas and Hanukkah season.
Our club has organized and directed a Cabaret Night at the Black Horse Tavern featuring professional entertainers and performing arts students from West Morris Mendham High School. Funds raised are applied to Rotary Scholarships and charitable projects.
To benefit and raise funds for care and treatment of animals and birds at St. Hubert’s Barnyard Sanctuary and Raptor Trust, we “Walk and Talk” in Morris and Sussex County’s wooded country trails each year with Rotarians throughout New Jersey.