Recent Satellite Club news

Mike Christin's induction Sep 11 2019.jpg

new member

Neva Lynde enjoys a laugh inducting new Satellite Club member Mike Christin on Sept 11, 2019

Seyda's PHF Sep 2019.jpg

New paul harris fellow

Seyda Celci, right, President of Williamsburg Rotaract Club, awarded PHF by the Satellite Club. DG Clenise Plattt, center, and member Grayson Moore, left, join in the celebration.


new member

Anna Cordle Harry was inducted in June 2019. She’s the Community Affairs Manager at Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

John Bradish Carm Neva Cedar Grove May 2019orig.jpg

memorial day preps

Neva, John and Carmelina help with placement of flags on veterans graves in Cedar Grove Cemetery

Satellite Club Members volunteer at a Rotaractor fundraiser at the Virginia Beer Company to help raise funds for a wheelchair-accessible van for a local family.

Satellite Club Members volunteer at a Rotaractor fundraiser at the Virginia Beer Company to help raise funds for a wheelchair-accessible van for a local family.

Polk and Nickens Induction.jpg

new member induction

Welcome to Charlene Polk and Ebony Nickens! A subcontracts manager and home health care small business owner, they are a great addition to increase this club's impact across the community.


Member visits United kingdom

New Satellite Rotarian Elisabeth Reiss visited the Rotary Club of Clacton-on-Sea, Essex, England. Following Rotary tradition, she presented our club banner to host President Colin Parsons, to her right.

Rise Against Hunger (3), April 2019.jpg

rise against hunger event

Local Rotarians come together to pack 15,000+ nutritious meals in 90 minutes, to feed starving people, as part of Rise Against Hunger to end hunger by 2030


New member induction

The Rotary Satellite Club of James City County recently inducted Anna Glider and David DeBlass. Pictured are Neva Lynde, Carmelina Trifiletti, Glider, DeBlass, and Grayson Moore. Lynde is the Membership Chair, and Trifiletti and Moore sponsored the new members.


newest members

Elisabeth Reiss and Teresa Gray joined the Satellite Club on 13 March 2019, bringing Club membership to 14 Rotarians. Elisabeth leads the Military Outreach Program at Colonial Williamsburg. Teresa is a realtor at Long and Foster.

Alice Jacobs pinned by Sue Harmon.jpg

Newest member

Sue Harmon, right, pins new Satellite member Alice Jacobs


The story behind the “Rotary Works to Create a Kinder World” editorial by Grayson Moore:  Recently the Virginia Gazette, our bi-weekly newspaper in Williamsburg, encouraged readers to submit instances of “random acts of kindness”, to encourage others to display their own acts of kindness.  Even though the request was intended for individuals, the James City County Rotary Club Public Image (PI) Committee jumped at the opportunity to submit our Club’s very deliberate acts of kindness.  Grayson Moore, Chair-elect of the Rotary Satellite Club and a PI Committee member, wrote the submission, and it was immediately published prominently in the Editorial section on January 5, 2019 (attached).  The Gazette limited submissions to 100 words so Grayson chose his words carefully, sharing the “tip of the iceberg” of acts of kindness Rotarians do day in and day out, as well as Rotary goals.  We are confident the article will help inform readers about Rotary, generate interest for prospective members, and encourage others to support our fund-raising efforts.


First anniversay

October 2018 we celebrated the first anniversary of our Satellite Club.


Grove christian outreach

Satellite Club members help assemble aid packages at Grove Christian Outreach.

Dream Catchers, Sat Club preparing farm fro fundraiser.jpg

Fundraiser support

Satellite Club members help out at Dreamcatchers, an equine therapy organization.

Erin, Katie Kickoff mtg.jpeg

kickoff meeting

Erin and Katie at the kickoff meeting.