Green Tree Rotary Club 

 
Speakers
Sep 29, 2016
No Speaker
Club Assembly
Oct 06, 2016
Jane Marcus
Humane Society
Oct 13, 2016
Rick Martin
RI Rule Changes
Oct 20, 2016
Bob Zelleznick
Boy Scouts Special Needs Program
Oct 27, 2016
No Speaker
Club Assembly
Nov 03, 2016
TBD
 
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Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch School, a K-12 school for homeless youth. The Rotary Club of San Diego, California, USA, was applauded for its work mentoring Monarch's students, keeping them on track to graduate, and helping the school to continue thriving during tough economic times. Monarch School CEO Erin Spiewak appeared as one of the show's guests, along with Monarch Alumnus Cynthia Valenzuela, who attested to the positive, life-changing experience Monarch School gave her and...
Practicing peace
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence." Rotary's commitment to building peace and resolving conflict is rooted in the Rotary Peace Centers program, formed in 2002. Each year, the program prepares up to 100 fellows to work for peace through a two-year master's degree program or a three-month professional certificate program at university partners worldwide. Today, nearly 1,000 peace centers alumni are applying their skills — negotiating peace in conflict...
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of September auctions.
 

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Wallace Memorial Presbyterian Church
1146 Greentree Road
Pittsburgh, PA  15220-3131
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Green Tree Rotary enjoyed a very successful golf outing on August 29, 2016 at Chartiers Country Club.  The golfers had a wonderful sunny day to enjoy the beautiful golf course.  Then everyone had a delicious dinner of chicken and ribs, and enjoyed the many skill prizes, door prizes and auctions.   Please check out the Photo Album for the golf outing.  
 

 
Green Tree Rotary was pleased to welcome District Governor Linda Fisher Bruce to our weekly meeting on Thursday, July 22, 2016. She presented several members of our club with Paul Harris Awards: Brian Rohleder, Richard Canello, and David Montz. She also presented several members of Green Tree Rotary with flags, ties and scarves in recognition of their service to District 7300. Green Tree Rotary presented her with a green tree to commemorate her visit.
 

 
 
Green Tree Rotary is proud to announce the winners of its 2016 Scholarship. Antonio Casadei and Richard A. Novak were each a awarded $1,500 scholarship for their college expenses. Antonio Casadei is a graduate of Keystone Oaks High School. Antonio is an Eagle Boy Scout. At Keystone Oaks, Antonio has been a member of the National Honor Society and has been active in a variety of clubs and community service projects. He is planning to attend Pennsylvania State University and major in Biological Engineering. Richard Novak is also a graduate of Keystone Oaks High School. At Keystone Oaks, Richard has been a member of the National Honor Society, was class president and active in a variety of clubs and varsity tennis. He is planning to attend Scheyer Honors College at Pennsylvania State University. He is planning to pursue a degree in Wildlife and Fisheries Science. Congratulations to these two fine young scholars.
 

 
 
The Green Tree Rotary Food Drive was October 17, 2015.  Rotarians collected non-perishable food from Green Tree Residents for local food banks.  
 

 
Once again, Green Tree Rotary participated in the Dictionary Project.  Green Tree Rotary gave dictionaries to third grade students at nine area elementary schools in the Pittsburgh area--over 400 students!  The third grade is a pivotal year for children to learn to write well and having a dictionary for their own helps children with this process.  
 

 
 
Congratulations to Green Tree Rotary's 2015 scholarship winners, Joseph Santillo and Alaina Turocy. They are both graduates of Keystone Oaks High School.  They were each awarded $1,500. 
 

 
District 7300 Governor, Bill Segar, visited Green Tree Rotary on Thursday, July 23, 2015.  Green Tree Rotary presented him with a special welcome "whoo-whoo", a "Green Tree" plant, and a delicious train cake.  Bill talked about his plans for the coming year in Rotary.  
 

 
 

ImageGreen Tree Rotary gave dictionaries to third-grade students at eight area elementary schools the week of November 2, 2014.  The Third Grade is seen as a pivotal time for children who are leaning to write, and having a dictionary for the child's own use helps them immensely.  This is the sixth year that we have been involved with "The Dictionary Project". 

 

 
 

Green Tree Rotary awarded two $1,500 scholarships for 2014, The students receiving the scholarships were Amy Coombs and Chandrasekar Muthiah.  The students were selected based on several criteria:  Scholarship, School Activities, Community Service and Financial Need.  Amy Coombs is graduating from Keystone Oaks High School.  She is planning to attend Pennsylvania State University at the Erie, Pa., Campus.  She plans to pursue a degree in Nursing at the College of Nursing.  Chandrasekar Muthiah is also graduating from Keystone Oaks High School.  He is planning to attend Northwestern University, where he plans to pursue a degree in medicine. .  Image

 

 
 
Members of Green Tree Rotary assisted Green Tree Resident Kris Pusateri in feeding the homeless as part of Operation Safety Net on January 18, 2014.  Operation Safety Net operates a shelter and provides dinner for up to 100 homeless people when the weather gets cold.  Image
 

 
 
ImageGreen Tree Rotary had its annual "White Elephant" party on Dec. 19, 2013.  We exchanged some very unusual gifts and had a great time. 
 

 
 
ImageThe members of Green Tree Rotary Club joined with the members of Carnegie/Collier and Bridgeville Rotary Clubs for a delicious luncheon at Nevillewood Country Club.  We were entertained with Christmas songs by the choral group from Carlynton High School. 
 

 
 
ImageGreen Tree Rotary and Bishop Canevin Interact Club collected food from Green Tree residents on November 16, 2013.  The food was taken to the Southwest Food Pantry which helps many needy families in our area.  
 

 
 
ImageGreen Tree Rotary delivered dictionaries to 325 third-grade students at six area elementary schools in October 2013.  These dictionaries are for the children to keep and are appropriate for third-grade students.    This is a great way to improve literacy in children and researchers have found that the third grade is a pivotal year for children in the development of learning to read and write. 
 

 
 
The Green Tree Rotary Golf Outing will be Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Chartiers Country Club.  Registration and Lunch will be from 11-12, and the shotgun start will be at 12:00 noon.  Admission of $130 includes 18 holes of golf, golf cart, door and skill prizes, box lunch, and delicious buffet dinner.  The golf outing flyer is available at the download section of this website. 
 

 
 

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Greentree Rotary members prepared 130 Easter Baskets and distributed them to shut-ins within the Green Tree area.

 

 
 
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John Herington and Ed Grimes present the 2013 Restaurant Raffle winner Harry Sally with his 12 restaurant certificates
 

 
 

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President John Herington at Green Tree Borough's meet & greet for new residents.

 

 
 
 
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