• The Rotary Club of Branford was chartered in 1928 and maintains a solid history of “Service Above Self” in helping others through fundraising for donations as well as providing community service locally and supporting humanitarian efforts worldwide. The club will celebrate its 90th anniversary on October 15, 2018 with a membership of over 80 Rotarians who reside or work in the Connecticut Shoreline Region.

    Membership in the worldwide organization of Rotary International with over 1.2 million members, in 32,000+ clubs in 200+ countries provides the opportunity for Rotarians to make a difference in helping communities locally and around the world through collective humanitarian efforts.

  • Meetings

    7:15am – 8:30am
    at The Parthenon Diner
    Contact: info@branfordrotary.org

  • 6th Annual Branford Rotary Golf Tournament

    The Branford Rotary Club announces its 6th annual Spring Golf Classic on Monday, September 25, situated at the scenic Clinton Country Club, 128 Old Post Road, Clinton.

    The Club is a new venue for the event. Established in 1895, the Clinton Country Club is one of the oldest in the country. The 18-hole course, designed by Geoffrey Cornish, is both challenging and beautiful.

    The schedule for the is as follows: 10:00 am: registration, driving range & putting green open; 11:00 am: lunch; 12:00 pm: shotgun start (scramble); 5:00 pm: cocktail hour (open bar); 6:00 pm: dinner, raffle and auction.

    Prizes to be awarded include Longest Drive, Men & Women Closest to the Pin, Gross Score for 1st, 2nd and last place, and HOLE-IN-ONE. There will be a few surprises this year as well.

    Registration is $175 per golfer. Appropriate attire is required. Spikeless shoes are required, and jeans are prohibited. Spectators are welcome. Dinner is available for non-golfers at $25. Sponsorships are encouraged and will be posted throughout the beautiful Clinton Country Club golf course. Spectators are welcome.

    The Branford Rotary tournament is a fundraiser for designated charities. Proceeds will benefit the Branford Counseling Center Basic Needs Program, Feed Branford Kids, local veterans’ groups, Make-A-Wish Foundation, Soundview YMCA Annual Campaign, Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, and Y-NHH Male Breast Cancer Van Wilgen Fund.

    The Branford Rotary Golf Tourney committee consists of the following members who have organized the event: Patricia Andriole, Jim Carpenter, Peter Cimino, Dean DeNegris, Dave Kozma, Chris Manna, Gerry Mann, Vince Ragonese, Doug Shaw, Hap Storer, Tony Terry, Alpha Coiro, and Ed Viscovi (event originator). Club members will work onsite the day of the tournament, assisting with food preparation, setting up signs throughout the course, and operating the silent auction.

    For further details contact: Ed Vescovi: (203) 415-9191/ ed@fidelitymortgage.com ; Doug Shaw: (203) 494-8510/ doug.shaw@ccymca.org . or www.branfordrotary.org. Contact Hap Storer for sponsor information and payment at 11 Grove Avenue, Branford 06405.

    The Rotary Club of Branford is an organization of women and men representing a cross-section of local business and professional leaders, living and/or employed in Branford, who work as volunteers on a variety of local and international projects to improve the quality of life in their home and world communities.