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Sunday, January 10, 2021
A Message from Our President

"There is nothing in the genius of America more precious today than the spirit of religious and political tolerance in its application to our own people.” – Paul Harris

During this time of civil unrest and social discord, we would do well to embrace this philosophy. This year, we have lost many things that were central to our lives and wellbeing. We have also lost dear friends, most recently our much loved and respected Bill Reynolds. 

In times like these, music is my solace. One of my favorite pieces is Johannes Brahms’ “Ein deutsches Requiem.” Brahms composed the piece upon grieving the loss of his mother and a dear friend, composer Robert Schumann. The piece opens with these words from Psalm 126, “They that sow in tears shall reap in joy. He that goeth forth and weepeth, bearing precious seed, shall doubtless come again with rejoicing, bringing his sheaves with him.”

In our darkest times, we need to focus on what is good and keep hope alive. Friends, relief is coming. We can now pre-register for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Stay Healthy,

Club Forum on Zoom This Week

WHEN: Wednesday, January 13, at 12 noon.
WHERE:  Register in advance by clicking here:
and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to join the meeting.  See you then!
We Won!  But It Was Close 

The Salvation Army's Red Kettle Campaign between the  Rotary Club of Haddonfield and the Rotary Club of Camden -- virtual this year -- has been won by our Club!  We raised $1,081, compared to $1,034 by the Camden club, resulting in happier holidays for the Salvation Army's worthwhile efforts.  Thanks to all of our members who contributed.  
New Urban Woodworking Committee Seeks Volunteers

A proposed Urban Woodworking Committee is looking for members. The committee will work with the Borough to turn the remnants of downed trees into objects of art and utility using local artisans and area youths. This project will better utilize local resources, provide training and experience to area youths, and encourage local artisans. Details of other wood working projects are available online at MSU launches sustainable wood recovery program | Sustainability | Michigan State University.  Interested?  Email Jeff Clark or Denise Stuart.
This Week's Funny 
Rotary Club of Haddonfield
P.O. Box 383 Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Doing Good and Having Fun Doing it!

With much appreciation to Bill Reynolds, Editor Emeritus.  

We meet Wednesdays at 12:15pm 
via ZOOM for now, and looking forward to returning to Tavistock Country Club
100 Tavistock Lane, Haddonfield NJ  08033, 856-795-7976

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