Bloomfield Rotary Club
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Community Service

 

All Night Graduation Party

The club has been a significant sponsor of the All Night Graduation Party for Bloomfield's graduating seniors since its inception.

 

 

Arbor Day Trees


Each year a tree seedling is given to every second grader to take home and plant as a way of learning about the environment and developing an appreciation for nature.

 

 

ARC Christmas Party


Each Christmas, Bloomfield Rotarians buy presents for and give a Christmas Party for members of the local ARC home.

 

 

ARC Gift Wrapping

With residents from The ARC residents' home in Bloomfield, Rotarians help wrap presents each year at Eastview Mall.

 

 

Bloomfield Craft Show


Bloomfield Rotarians gather and create craft items each year to be sold at the Bloomfield Craft Show in late November. As with all of our activities, all funds raised are put right back into our community.

 

 

Camp Onseyawa

 
This camp for handicapped children is supported with funds from the Bloomfield Rotary Club and other Rotary Clubs. Members also participate in a Carnival at the camp and are assisted by the Boy Scouts with helping with teardown at the end of the camp’s season.

 

 

Concerts in the Park


There are several musical concerts held in the Park each summer. Rotarian funding paid for the electrical service that was installed as part of an Eagle Scout project. Lighting fixtures were also funded to extend performance durations.

 

Dictionary Project


Each year a dictionary is given to each third grader compliments of Bloomfield Rotary

 

 

Easter Egg Hunt

 

Every year, on the Saturday before Easter, children line up in front of Parkside Pizza for the annual Easter Egg Hunt. Assisted by the American Heritage Girls Troop NY 24, Rotarians delight community youngsters with face-painting, egg-dying, and, of course, the traditional search for candy- and treasure-filled plastic eggs in Elton Park.


Food Cupboard

A local "blessing room" in town is the grateful recipient of personal cleanliness and household cleaning items each month from Bloomfield Rotarians.These items are distributed to those in the community according to need.

 

 

Highway Cleanup


The club is responsible for the upkeep of a stretch of routes 5 & 20 on the East side of East Bloomfield. With the help of the Boy Scouts, the task is performed twice each year.

 

 

Hill Cumorah Food Concession

 
Bloomfield Rotarians work with two other Rotary clubs and one Lions club to provide all of the planning, purchasing, and manpower for food and refreshments for seven performances of The Hill Cumorah Pageant over a two week period. The Pageant annually attracts tens of thousands of attendees. By agreement with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, all funds raised by the clubs are spent in their local communities. One example in Bloomfield is the Club’s being the largest single contributor to the Bloomfield Community Recreation Area on Oakmount Road. One of the tennis courts there was dedicated in memory of Jack Siring, former Rotarian and Superintendent of BCS. Many of the continuing local programs listed on this and the New Generations page are funded by this major fundraiser.

 

 

Memorial Day Parade Float


What could be more fun than building and riding on a float in a parade? Rotarians build the float and are accompanied on it by residents of the local ARC home as well as Interact Members.


The club also sponsors a contest among students at the school to determine who will give the Gettysburg Address following the annual Memorial Day Parade.

 

 

Salvation Army Bell Ringing


Usually on Christmas Eve day afternoon, you'll find Rotarians ringing the Salvation Army bells in front of Canandaigua National Bank in the heart of Bloomfield to help raise funds for the needy at Christmastime.

 

 

Scholarships

Three scholarships, totaling $1,000 are presented each year to deserving graduates during the graduation ceremonies.

 

Soup-er-Bowl


Held in late February of each year, this is a wonderful Bloomfield community gathering to warm up in the winter with enough awesome soups, bread, salad, and dessert to make a very filling meal - and raise money for a good cause.  This year, the Bloomfield Music Boosters are joining us to raise money towards new band uniforms and our BCS Scholarships. Students will add to our enjoyment with musical entertainment.

Students of the Month

Each month a student is nominated at the High School as the Student of the Month. Twice during the school year the winners are invited to attend a Rotary meeting to receive a $50 award that they have already chosen to donate to a charity of their choice.

 

Tasting Extravaganza and Silent Auction


Held in May at Bristol Mountain, this fundraiser provides a wonderful opportunity to taste wines from more than a dozen local wineries as well as bid on fun and worthwhile items. In addition to tasting wines, patrons of the fundraising event can also sample a variety of cheeses, mustards, and coffees.