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"Well done is better than well said." Benjamin Franklin
We actively seek to reflect the community that we serve, individuals of all genders, race, sexual orientation, nationality,
ability, veteran status, and educational background are strongly encouraged to enquire to become a member of our
organization. Our motto is "Service Above Self."

Welcome to the Rotary Club of East Providence, RI/Seekonk, MA.

Our Club was founded in 1946 , and is one of 65 clubs in District 7950, which includes the entire State of Rhode Island, southeastern Massachusetts, Cape Cod, and the islands of Nantucket and Martha's Vineyard.  
Rotary International is a humanitarian service organization that brings together business and professional leaders in order to provide community service, promote integrity, and advance goodwill, peace, and understanding in the world. It is a non-political and non-religious organization. Membership is by invitation and based on various social factors. There are over 46,000 member clubs worldwide, with a membership of 1.4 million individuals, known as Rotarians.  

If you are interested in serving your community, we would be very interested in meeting you.  Please call Kathy Shatraw at or Elise Strom at, Membership Chairs.
Our Million Dollar Meal was held at Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Riverside on Tuesday, September 5th. This new studio opened in February. Owners, Brendan Gill and Paige Toolan welcomed us and demonstrated their beautiful moves while educating us on why Fred Astaire started his dance program. 
Paige & Brendan 
Dance 1
Dance 2
Dance 3
Looff Art Festival, Riverside, RI
A world where no family is without shelter after disaster
Shelter Box Display
Setting up Shelter Box
Our local Rotary Club at work
Our friends came by for a visit
A new friend
Rotary Youth Exchange Program was explained to us at our Club meeting on Monday, August 7th by Jill Albright from the Rotary Club of Yarmouth. For more information on the program, click here
Fun was had by Lori, Dave, Helen, Valerie & Kathy serving lunch to residents of Winslow Gardens in East Providence.
Earth Day Clean-up
New Year Begins with Induction of Officers & Board member.
Congratulations to Betty Galligan for being named a Remarkable Woman in the City of East Providence for 2023!
Photo: Betty with Mayor DaSilva, City of East Providence
Club Information
Welcome to our Club!
East Providence-Seekonk

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:15 PM
1st & 3rd Mondays of the month - City Hall
145 Taunton Avenue
East Providence, RI 02914
United States of America
The 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, we meet at 12:15 pm. Check Speaker & Event Schedules on this website for details and changes especially for Holidays that fall on a Monday.
Club Officers & Directors
Immediate Past Co-President
President Elect
Vice President
Club Service
Public Relations
Contact Us
For more information, please contact 
Lori DiPersio, Secretary
Facebook Group of our Club
Facebook Group of our Club
Upcoming Events
Rotary members provide modular housing to Ukraine

Affordable and easy to install, the prefabricated houses offer shelter – and a sense of hope

Rotary projects around the globe September 2023

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in Belize, the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom.

A solar energy divide

Rotary and Habitat for Humanity team up to bring rooftop solar to low-income homeowners in America

Classrooms wired for success

The Rotary clubs of Panamá Norte and Westchester (Los Angeles), put together a global grant that sought to remedy the digital divide in Panama. The project provided each school with 30 laptops for students, an interactive whiteboard, and other technology, and also provided training for local teachers.

Shape-shifting Singapore

Rotary editor Wen Huang visits the home of the 2024 Rotary International Convention for a third time and finds that the flourishing Asian city-state has reinvented itself — again