Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events
Visitors and guests are always welcome!
All events are 6pm at the Toms River Clarion Hotel unless noted by @
 
Jun 5     -  Networking Food & Wine Social to support the CMC Regional Cancer Center @ Toms River Country Club 5:30 - 8:30pm. (Members & Guests only; RSVPs Required)
Jun 12   -  Dinner MeetingGilford Park Yacht Club (Members Only, RSVPs Required)
Jun 19   -  Dinner Meeting with Speaker: Jersey Coast Family Law
Jun 26   -  Dinner Meeting - Annual Officer & Board Member Inductions
July 3    -  No Meeting. Happy Independence Day!
 
Upcoming Events Bill Kaufmann 2025-07-15 04:00:00Z 0 Fundraisers,Meetings,Service Projects,Socials,Speakers

Get Rich Bonanza 50-50 Raffle!

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Tickets for our Get Rich Bonanza 50-50 Raffle are now on sale until May 15th! Tickets are just $100 each and only 400 will be sold. There will be three prize drawings, with the top prize up to $14,000 (35% of the amount collected). Now that's some serious 'get rich' cash! All three drawings will be held on May 15th at 7:30pm at the 1 Wanamaker Complex in Island Heights NJ. 100% of proceeds support Rotary Scholarships and Local Charities. Tickets can be purchased at our Wednesday Rotary meetings, 6pm at the Toms River Clarion Hotel, by contacting any Toms River Rotary member, or by emailing Board@TomsRiverRotary.com. Don't wait - raffle tickets typically sell out fast! Help us help others.  
Get Rich Bonanza 50-50 Raffle! 2024-04-04 04:00:00Z 0

Super Bowl Party for Those in Need

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We kicked off 2024 with a spirited Super Bowl Party at Urban Air Adventure Park, where we hosted nearly 100 homeless individuals and others in need. We were able to provide hot food, free haircuts, clothing, toiletries, and more to those facing hardship in our local area. A big Thank You to our partners One Ocean County, and the Jewish Federation of Ocean County, as well as our community engagement liaison, Avi Kotler and many volunteers in our community who donated food, clothing and hygiene products and their time to help make this the most successful party in it’s 5 year history. 
 
We are grateful for the support of our sponsors and volunteers who made this event possible. It was incredible to see so many different groups come together to give back and help those in need. A special shout out to Rabbi G and the owners of Urban Air Adventure Park in Toms River that enabled us to use this location for the party so children could enjoy playing on the trampolines while the adults enjoyed the big game.
Super Bowl Party for Those in Need 2024-03-30 04:00:00Z 0

Don't Miss Sailfest NJ on Sept 9th!

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Join us for the 32nd Annual Sailfest NJ on September 9th in Island Heights from 10am-10pm! It's the largest Sailing Festival in New Jersey with over 15,000 attendees, 125 street vendors, top quality food trucks, live music all day, kids rides, a 50/50 raffle, beer/wine bar, a 9-11 Reflection Ceremony at noon, and the year's best party along Toms River! Special thanks to our top Fleet Admiral Sponsor, Lester Glenn Auto Group. 100% of all proceeds provide scholarships and support community needs through the Rotary Club of Toms River Charitable Foundation, Inc., a non-profit 501c3. More at SailfestNJ.com
Don't Miss Sailfest NJ on Sept 9th! Bill Kaufmann 2023-08-23 04:00:00Z 0

Chris Christiansen Wins District Award

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Past Toms River Rotary President Chris Christiansen, CEO of Air Process Systems, (shown on right) has received the District 7505 Vocational Service Award for 2023. The Award recognizes how Chris uses his professional skills in both business leadership and environmental stewardship to solve local problems, improve his community, to train his employees, to mentor young people and to set a vocational example to other Rotarians. His leadership skills have been especially visible as the co-chair of “Sailfest New Jersey” – a festival which attracts over 15,000 visitors to the Toms River area. He has truly “paid it forward” through his leadership and advocacy of Rotary's Vocational Service Ideals. The Award was presented by Assistant District Governor Steven Neuner (on left).
Chris Christiansen Wins District Award 2023-07-04 04:00:00Z 0

New 2023-24 President Dion

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New 2023-24 Toms River Rotary President Dion Johnson (on the right) received a warm welcome from members and Assistant District Governor Steven Neuner (on left). Dion is an experienced Financial Professional and Co-Owner of Bluewater Agency Insurance. He has a Masters in IT Management from Colorado Technical Institute. His community involvement includes the Lakewood and Greater Toms River Chambers, BNI, 21 Plus, and MOCEANS. In his spare time he enjoys auto racing, computers, and volunteering to help others. 
New 2023-24 President Dion 2023-07-03 04:00:00Z 0

2023 Scholarship Recipients

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Congratulations to this years' Toms River Rotary Scholarship recipients who have demonstrated outstanding academics and dedication to helping others our community:
 
  • The Richard Kieser Vocational Award - Wendy Martinez 
  • The Alexander Glendinning Scholarship - Abbey Nicholson 
  • The Emily Glendinning Scholarship - Alyana Frias 
  • The Edward Hughmanic Scholarship - Iris Dyczok 
  • The Art Mitchell Scholarship - John Harjes 
  • Donovan Catholic - Julia Kurzynowski
2023 Scholarship Recipients 2023-06-16 04:00:00Z 0

Get Rich Bonanza Raffle

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What would you do with an extra $14,000? To find out, get in on our annual Get Rich Bonanza 50/50 Raffle! Tickets are just $100 and available until April 19th at Rotary meetings, through members, or by sending us a direct message on Facebook. Only 400 tickets are available. 100% of the proceeds will enable the Toms River Rotary Foundation to support local scholarships and charities. Help us help others.
Get Rich Bonanza Raffle 2023-03-29 04:00:00Z 0
Bowling for Kids Sake 2023-03-29 04:00:00Z 0

Save Barnegat Bay Service Project

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Several of our members met at Shelter Cove Beach to gather sand samples for Save Barnegat Bay's microplastic research project, followed by dinner at JoeBellas Restaurant. We were relieved to find a very small amount of microplastics locally despite the growing impact these plastic particles are having throughout the region and globally.  
Save Barnegat Bay Service Project Bill Kaufmann 2023-01-02 05:00:00Z 0

2022 Scholarship Recipients

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Congratulations to all the 2022 Toms River Rotary Scholarship award winners! All recipients received $3,000 scholarship award.
 
Jaylin Dixon - OCVTS (Keiser award), Crystal Boyle - TR North (Emily Glendinnig scholarship), Dwayne Gehard - Donvan Catholic (Ed Hughmanic scholarship), Maura Krobatsch - TR North (Alexander Glendinning scholarship), Alexis Pasnicu - TR East, Cassidy Caufield - TR South
 
2022 Scholarship Recipients 2022-07-26 04:00:00Z 0

70th Anniversary Celebration!

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Toms River Rotary is proudly celebrating over 70 years of service to the greater Toms River Community. We’ll be grooving to lots of 70s music, inducting new club officers, and enjoying a wonderful dinner. Community leaders, Rotary supporters, other Rotarians and guests are welcome. RSVP by Jun 27th

70th Anniversary Celebration! 2022-06-27 04:00:00Z 0

Meeting Speaker Phillipe Cousteau

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Featured speaker Phillipe Cousteau inspired members with amazing stories of his grandfather Jacques Couteau, videos about damaged coral reefs, recovering ecosystems and areas where sharks are thriving. He shared wonderful memories about his family and their love of the outdoors. He talked about efforts happening - and still needed - worldwide to restore ocean environments, about the importance of teachers in educating today’s youth, as well as his appreciation for Rotary’s efforts in supporting environmental projects globally.  The meeting was hosted by Ocean County College to benefit their foundation.  
Meeting Speaker Phillipe Cousteau 2022-05-31 04:00:00Z 0
Bowl for Kids Sake 2022-04-08 04:00:00Z 0

Holiday Wreaths for Veterans

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Members of Toms River Rotary were proud to support National Wreaths Across America Day to honor service members who served in our military and often sacrificed their lives to preserve our freedoms. Similar wreath­-laying ceremonies occur at more than 2,500 locations to show our veterans and their families that we will not forget. We will never forget.
Holiday Wreaths for Veterans 2022-03-21 04:00:00Z 0

Play Ball! Rotary Night at the BlueClaws

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Our members joined with members of Toms River Sunrise Rotary for a fun evening in a private party room at a Jersey Shore BlueClaws baseball game. It was a beautiful event with over 30 Rotarians and guests.  And the BlueClaws won the game! The BlueClaws are an affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Play Ball! Rotary Night at the BlueClaws Bill 2021-07-15 04:00:00Z 0 baseball,social

New Rotarian Brandon

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Welcoming new members to our global Rotary family is always a special occasion. This week we were proud to celebrate celebrate our newest Rotarian Brandon Grocki
New Rotarian Brandon 2020-11-01 04:00:00Z 0

9/11 Reflections Ceremony

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Join the Rotary Club of Toms River on Thursday, September 10 for a “Moving 9/11 Reflection Ceremony” honoring the men & women who have served our country and remembering those lost on September 11, 2001.

Ceremony begins at 8:20am at Letter Park in Island Heights. 

9/11 Reflections Ceremony Marie Daley 2020-09-08 04:00:00Z 0
Sailfest NJ Marie Daley 2020-08-07 04:00:00Z 0

Rotary Meeting, HEAL Haiti

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Please join us this Wednesday, July 15th as we host a virtual meeting with Dr. David Ehrenkrantz who will talk about the organization, Heal Haiti, that trains healthcare workers in Haiti.
Rotary Meeting, HEAL Haiti Marie Daley 2020-07-14 04:00:00Z 0
Spring Fling 2020 Marie Daley 2020-01-28 05:00:00Z 0
November is Rotary Foundation Month Pat Wallace 2019-11-03 04:00:00Z 0

2019 Sailfest Sponsors

The Rotary Club of Toms River wishes to thank the 2019 Sailfest Sponsors and Contributors who helped make our the event the best ever!
Downs Ford- Event Sponsor for 28 years
WJRZ 100.1 - Music Sponsor for 25 years
Wawa Foundation - Entertainment Sponsor
Anderson & Campbell - Entertainment Sponsor
Ocean County Tourism - Multi Media Sponsor
First Energy Foundation - Stage Sponsor
Island Heights Homes - Kids Zone Sponsor
Sunrun Solar - Kids Zone Sponsor
NJ Outboards - Boat Show Sponsor
The Martin Agency - Bike Raffle Sponsor
Suez Water - Volunteer Food Sponsor
MPR Family - Totes Sponsor
The Martin Agency - Flags Sponsor
Central Printing - Raffle Ticket Sponsor
Sen Realty - Raffle Ticket Sponsor
The Clarion Hotel - Glo Sticks Sponsor
 
Contributors: Hecht Family, Carl's Fencing, TEAM Randy,  Stop and Shop, The Oceanaires, American Legion Post 129 and Meadow brook Industries.
 
2019 Sailfest Sponsors 2019-09-17 04:00:00Z 0

Saying Goodbye

Last Wednesday, the Rotary Club said goodbye to our member Emir Turkes. 
Emir is relocating to London to continue his doctoral studies in Neuro Sciences at the University College of London.. Over the next three years Emir will be doing research on Dementia/Alzheimers and how it begins. Ultimately the goal will be to find a cure.
 
Emir joined our club almost 2 years ago, and his Rotary experience was started in Japan as Rotary Scholar. He joined the Roteract club of Tokyo West. Emir has already visited the Kensington Chelsea Rotary Club and anticipates becoming a member very soon.
 
We wish him all the best and hope he comes back for visits.
 
 
 
 
Saying Goodbye Pat Wallace 2019-09-17 04:00:00Z 0
Sheriff Mike Mastronardy Pat Wallace 2019-04-24 04:00:00Z 0

Field of Dreams

Posted on Apr 17, 2019
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On Wednesday Evening, The Rotary Club of Toms River welcomed returning guest, Christian Kane from Field of Dreams. 
Field of Dreams Pat Wallace 2019-04-17 04:00:00Z 0
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Welcome to our new website!

Posted by Marc Kassenoff
We are all excited to see how ClubRunner will revolutionize the way we manage our day to day club activities, as well as communicate more effectively.
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