WELCOME TO THE ROTARY CLUB OF BONITA SPRINGS!

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs has been known for good works in the community, nationally and internationally for over 40 years. Formed by a group of young entrepreneurs and professionals in 1978, through their vision and guidance, the club has endeavored to champion many needs and challenges.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs meets every Wednesday for breakfast , fellowship and great speakers at 7:00 AM at the Bonita Bay Club.
If you are interested in joining our club, please contact our Membership Chairperson, Eileen Tasso eileentasso@gmail.com , (412) 508-4022.

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The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

Gary Price speaking to The Club about working for the cities of Temple Terrace, Sanibel, and Bonita Springs, Florida.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

No winners for the 50/50 this am!!

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

Our Wednesday speaker was Alex Greenwood, Vice President of Lee Health responsible for the Coconut Point facility and the Orthopedics Service Line Director for Lee Health. Alex described Lee Health operations at the new Coconut Point facility and at the Bonita Community Health Center. He also explained the current “visioning” for development of the 47 acre parcel of land at the NW corner of US 41 and Coconut Road.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

Club members John Spear and Jason Dolle smiled as they received their Paul Harris Fellow acknowledging their contributions to The Rotary Foundation.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

Club member Dr. Steve McIntosh presented special citations to Estero High School Interact Club officers Nathan Obrochta and Brian Robinson.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

President Bob Lombardo, on the left, presented the June Rotarian of the Month award to Past President Chris Riesen. Bob said “although this is a monthly award, Chris has done something special for the club every month this year.”

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

That’s Rotarian Dr. Steve McIntosh on the right with 13 of the 17 Rotary Scholarship recipients from Estero High School senior class.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

Here’s a fish-eye view of the Estero High School Interact Club having a safe distance, outdoor club meeting early this school year.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

After the Wednesday meeting, a group of Rotarians posed with Sgt. Jami Najarro, Deputy “Chance”, and Lt. Richard Castellon from the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Animal Cruelty Task Force.

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs

Our program on Wednesday was presented by Lt. Richard Castellon and Sgt. Jami Najarro of the Lee County Sheriff’s Office Animal Cruelty Task Force. They came with Deputy “Chance” an abused dog who was adopted and deputized by Sheriff Carmine Marceno. Deputy “Chance” is now the Ambassador for Animal Abuse Prevention in Lee County, FL.

Rotary International President

Shekhar Mehta, Rotary Club of Calcutta-Mahanagar
West Bengal, India

District 6960 Governor

Andy Lyman, RC of Sarasota Bay

Area 2 Assistant Governor

Chris Riesen, RC of Bonita Springs

The Rotary Club of Bonita Springs
2020-2021 Club Officers

President: Kae Moore
President-Elect: Eileen Tasso
Secretary: Jim Burger
Treasurer: John Flammang
Sergeant-at-Arms: Roger Brunswick
Asst. Sgt-at-Arms: Adam Botana

Members of the Board
Bob Lombardo, Kae Moore, Eileen Tasso, Jim Burger, John Flammang, Roger Brunswick

2019-2022
Len Eckert, Scott Gerrish, Brad Piotrowski

2020-2023
Rick Barber, Rob Cooper, Paul Messino

2021-2024
Donna Flammang, Jim Fitzpatrick, Mike Poff

Trustees of The Foundation
Stephanie Kissinger, President
Ray Faubion, Secretary
Mark McCaw, Treasurer
Claudie Delgado, Gary Price, Nancy Ross, Rex Sims, Steven Slachta, Trustees

Meet the rest of our Club Organization

 

Calendar

July 21-Adam Botana, State Representative, final report of the Florida legislative session
July 28-Kae Moore, President, Club thrusts for 2021-22

 

 

Birthdays

Rex Sim – July 18 (Prepaid)
Jim Winemiller (rr) – July 22

 

Rotarian of the Month

Chris Riesen – October
Donna Marcotte – September
Scott Gerrish – August
John Flammang – July

The 4-Way Test

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  3. Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

 

EZ Cash

February

  • $100 Ray F. #2152
  • $250 Michael D. #2256
  • $500 Jim B. #2390

January

  • $100 Vincent L. #2987
  • $250 Katie H. #2001
  • $500 Nancy B. #2482

December

  • $100 Kathie S Ticket #2632
  • $250 George C Ticket #2625
  • $500 Diane E. Ticket #2617