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Weekly Meeting
April 17, 2019


President Syed Naqvi presents our Club’s donation to Janet Sarkos, Executive Director of Caring Contact, A listening Community.

Our donation will be used for their volunteer listener training program. For more information about this great organization visit www.caringcontact.org




Our program was presented by Alan Petashnick, Sales Manager for Senor Sangria, one our most popular and loyal “Taste of Elizabeth” vendors.

Alan gave us the history of “Senor Sangria” from its humble beginnings in Rick’s home, to being named as Entrepreneur 360’s list of small businesses to watch!

Samples were served and the reviews are in….FANTASTIC!!!




Taste of Elizabeth co-chairman Ken Richuso, presents Alan with a Certificate of Thanks for their many years of participation. We wish the “Senor” many years of great success!

Try it…you’ll love it!!


Weekly Meeting
April 10, 2019


A busy meeting on Wednesday as donations were presented to Ceil Mantia of the Historic Society, Elizabeth.





And Tracy Parham of Future City Inc.





We had the pleasure of inducting new members Maria Navedo, Carlton Daniels and Frank Brady. Art Lobdell performed the induction ceremony with membership chairperson Phyllis Reich and President Syed Naqvi.





Our guest speaker was Past District Governor Andy Calamaras from the Fanwood- Scotch Plains Rotary Club.

Andy’s presentation was about his Club’s involvement in the restoration of the Frazee House in Scotch Plains.

Andy is welcomed by President Syed Naqvi and Program Chairman, Bill Mealia.


Weekly Meeting
April 3, 2019


Our speaker at today’s meeting was Amy Gil, Director of Research, Evaluation and Assessment for the Elizabeth Public School system

Amy spoke to us about the interesting and sometimes controversial topic of PARC Testing.




Amy was welcomed by President Syed E. Naqvi and Aaron Goldblatt, Director of Curriculum and Instruction.