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CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF BRINGING GREAT MUSIC AND BBQ TO PATTERSON!

Two fun-filled days for the whole family with great music and food. Sizzling BBQ Ribs, Pulled Pork, Chicken smoked to perfection plus classic barbecue sides.

Starring top-notch entertainment by Renowned Blues Artists, a Kid’s Corner, Vendor Alley and a Raffle Prize 

FREE Admission and Parking!

Location: Patterson Fire House, 13 Burdick Road at Rte. 311, Patterson, NY 12563

10th Anniversary Music Lineup

The annual fundraiser donates all proceeds to local non profit organizations in Putnam, Dutchess and Westchester counties.

Sponsorship Applications are available in Downloads!

Patterson Rotary Club Hosts Its Annual "Touch-A-Truck For Heroes" on June 4, 2022 in Patterson
 
Patterson Rotary Club’s annual “Touch-A-Truck For Heroes” free event will take place on Saturday, June 4, 2022 from 10am – 5pm (Rain Date: June 5). This year’s family fun event featuring music by “The Clams,” food, games a Petting zoo and Trucks will take place in the heart of Patterson. The Patterson Firehouse, Patterson Library and Cartwright & Daughters have generously donated their locations to host the amusements.
 
In addition, Patterson Rotary Club, has joined other clubs in the U.S. by launching its own Flags For Heroes program. Residents will have the opportunity to honor a service member, veteran or first responder (Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), paramedic, firefighter, and police officer), by sponsoring a flag in their name. As a lead in to “Touch-A-Truck For Heroes,” the flags will fly on Route 311 over Memorial Day Weekend. Flags can be ordered at the Patterson Library until May 26, 2022. All proceeds will support Rotary International’s “Do Good in the World” efforts.
 
Special Thanks to the 2022 “Touch-A-Truck For Heroes” sponsors:
  • The Patterson Firehouse
  • Patterson Library
  • Cartwright & Daughters Tent & Party Rentals
  • Traffic Lane Closures, LLC
  • Titan Concrete, Inc.
  • Patterson Recreation
  • Rock Hill Farm
  • Wandering Dave’s
  • Petersen’s Patterson Greenhouses
  • The Farmhouse
  We couldn’t do this without your generosity.
Together, we see a world where people unite and take action
to create lasting change — across the globe,
in our communities, and in ourselves.
—Rotary International
 
Undergraduate and Career & Technical Study Scholarships Guidelines and Applications
Applications must be received no later than April 14th, 2022. 
 
The Patterson Rotary Club will be giving away up to $6,000 in undergraduate and career & technical scholarships to graduating high school seniors in the Brewster, Carmel, Dover and Pawling school districts! To read the guidelines and download an application visit our Scholarships Page.  
 
 
The Patterson Rotary held its summer giveaway this year and awarded over $10,000 to a dozen non-profit organizations. Paul Toscano, the incoming President for the organization, was proud of everything the group accomplished.  "We lost one of our main fundraisers due to the COVID situation and we were still able to support many local organizations."
 
The Rotary Club usually raises funds in April for their Summer Giveaway through their Men Who Cook fundraiser. The event was canceled this year due to the virus.  Jason Maxell, the current President, was also glad the group could contribute so much to the community.  "There is no doubt we all wanted to do more.  We had some tough choices but provided funds to the organizations that we thought would serve the community best during this time of crisis."
 
The club has continued to meet virtually during the pandemic and many of its members have been brainstorming about how to provide additional community support.  "There is no doubt that we wanted to do more to give back to the community," Toscano continued.  "We have been brainstorming how to raise funds but are also sensitive that many of our usual donors are also facing some hardship. Once we get back to being able to get together we have some great ideas that will happen."
 
The Rotary Club is comprised of local residents who meet and discuss how best they can serve their communities.  Through a commitment to "Service Above Self", members assist local non-profits with grants and hands-on activities.  See their website for more information at PattersonRotary.org. 
 
The club awarded $10,750 to the following organizations:
Camp Herrlich
Putnam Communities That Care Coalition
CoveCare Center
Emmanuel House International
Friends of Putnam Child Advocacy Center
Necessities Bags
Patterson Community Church Food Pantry
Putnam CAP
Putnam County Humane Society
Putnam County SPCA
ShelterBox
Putnam/Northern Westchester Women's Resource Center

 
Welcome to our Club!
The Rotary Club of Patterson
Patterson

Service Above Self

We meet In Person & Online
Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
The Putnam Diner & Restaurant
2600 Route 22
Patterson, NY 12563
United States of America
Our club meets the 2nd through last Tuesday of each month.
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Charter President 1987
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