Distrct Office Closed

The Rotary District Office will be closed Thursday, June 21 to Friday June 29. The office will re-open on Tuesday, July 3. If you need assistance, please contact your Club President or Assistant Governor. 

58th Annual RYLA Conference

144 High School seniors attended the 58th annual Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) Conference held from June 10 to 14, 2018 at Messiah College in Grantham, PA. Rotary District 7390 holds this annual conference for seniors who are selected and interviewed by the 43 Rotary Clubs in the District. Rotary District 7390 encompasses 7 counties: Adams, Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon, Perry and York.
The 5 day conference is filled with interesting speakers, team building activities and fun. At the end of the conference, the students vote on the top 8 conferees. Seven of the students receive the Lloyd Bollinger Award which is a $350 cash award. Those students were: Harrison Perring (York Suburban High School, York Rotary), Victoria Jean-Baptiste (William Penn High School, York Rotary Club), Abigail Wurzbach (York Catholic High School, York Rotary Club), Lucy Svetec (Manheim Township High School, , Lancaster-Sunrise Rotary Club), Nathanial Bamford (J.P. McCaskey High School, Lancaster Rotary Club), Avery Cook (East Pennsboro High School, Mechanicsburg-North Rotary Club), David Deitz (Eastern Lebanon County High School, Myerstown-ELCO Rotary Club). The top Conferee is awarded the William E. and Violet W. Nitrauer Leadership Award which is a $700 cash award. The recipient this year was Katelyn Cocco (Hershey High School, Hershey Rotary Club).
Pictured L-R: Conference Director Dave Seibert, RYLA Chair Gary Crissman, Harrison Perring, Victoria Jean-Baptiste, Abigail Wurzbach, Lucy Svetec, Nathanial Bamford, Avery Cook, David Deitz, Katelyn Cocco, Conference Director Donna Griest.

York-North Meeting Change

Beginning July 1st - York-North club meetings on the:
  • 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month will held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel from 7:20am – 8:30am. The Meeting room will be designated the day of the meeting. Buffet breakfast available to non- York-North members @ $12.00
  • 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month will held at the Wyndham Garden Hotel) from 5:20pm – 6:30pm. The Meeting will be held in the hotel board room. Food/drinks can be purchased off the bar menu with cost borne by each individual
  • Months which may include a 5th Thursday, the club meeting will be a “social” event with details as to time and location to be announced in advance

RMB Event in Lancaster on June 27

The Rotary Club of Lancaster will host the sixth RMB networking event of the 2018 season and the 42nd in its history on Wednesday, June 27 at the Stoner Grille, 605 Granite Run Drive, Lancaster, PA.  The event is free with a cash bar and hors d’oeuvres/snacks will be available and Rotarians and guests might consider dining at the Stoner Grille after the event.  The event will begin at 5:00 and end at 7:00 pm. RSVP Now!!  Make great connections for your business or project and enjoy the fun and fellowship of RMB.  Bring potential Rotarian guests and invite family of Rotary!

End of Year Donations to The Rotary Foundation

It is nearly the end of the Rotary Year, and we need to send DG Una out with a bang!  Let's show her our support by making a donation to either the Rotary Foundation Annual Fund or PolioPlus.  If you are mailing your donations, place it in the mail no later than June 15th in order to count for this year. As you remember, the annual fund supports all the wonderful projects that clubs do in their communities, and in the world. PolioPlus funds the elimination of Polio in the world. Thanks to Rotarians, polio is nearly eradicated.
You can make a one-time payment, or set up regular periodic payments, by clicking here!  Its the easiest thing to do on the Rotary website.
Don't want to do it electronically?  Click here for a printable donation form and mail in a check to the address shown on the form.  No later than June 15th in order to count for this year.  I ask that you donate at least $100.

Four Way Test Speech Contest

At the District Conference the finals for the Four-Way Test Speech Contest were held. The five finalists competed for the top prize of $1500. The winners were: 1st place - Susanna Compare (Hershey), 2nd place - Charlotte Long (York-North), 3rd place - Sarah Lenker (New Oxford/Conewago Valley), 4th place - Nicholas Neidlinger (Harrisburg-Keystone), 5th place - Beth Fasarakis (Paradise). 
PDG Ken Roberts (4WTSC Chair) presented the perpetual plaques to the Milton Hershey School and the Rotary Club of Hershey.  Susanna Compare was also presented a plaque.  Congratulations to all who entered the contest! You are all winners!
Plans for the 2018-19 Speech contest are underway. Letters are being sent to all clubs and high schools in the District announcing the contest and asking the clubs and schools to participate.  PDG Ken Roberts wants to have 50% more students involved in the contest for 2018-19.  If you know families with children in 10th, 11th or 12th grades that would benefit from competing in the Speech contest, please contact them.  There will be no entry fee to the Rotary Clubs or schools for entering up to three students in the contest.
Registration will be on line this year at

Lancaster Rotary Wheels & Wings Festival & 5K

The Rotary Wheels & Wings Festival & 5k returns to Lancaster for the 2nd annual fun-filled event. This event is for car, motorcycle, plane, and running enthusiasts of all ages and is being held at the Lancaster Airport on June 23rd!
  • This is a free event open to the public featuring live music and food trucks
  • No registration or ticket necessary to attend - just come on out for the fun of it
  • Suggested donation for onsite parking is $5.00 per car
  • Registration is required for all vehicles, airplanes, and runner participants 
  • For more information, including a registration link visit

Auction for Wittel Farm growing project

The Rotary Club of Mount Joy is holding a special fundraising project for the Wittel Growing Project.  Wittel Farms LCC, in partnership with Hunger-Free Lancaster County, is in its 3rd year undertaking an ambitious new initiative at their farm in Elizabethtown. The Wittel Growing Project grows fresh vegetables to help feed hungry people in Lancaster County, and throughout south-central Pennsylvania.
In 2017, The Wittel Farm Growing Project expanded from two to five acres, and it will cover 5 acres again in 2018. There they raise sweet corn, peppers, tomatoes, various greens, and sweet potatoes. The fresh food is distributed through the local food banks all summer long.
Though free to the food recipients, projects like this incur significant costs. The Rotary Club of Mount Joy is holding an online benefit auction to raise $2500 to support this important local service. More than 20 items are up for your review. Bid securely through the Rotary Facebook page. The auction opens, Friday, June 22 at 8:00 AM and will continue through Monday, June 25 at 5:00 PM.
You can help and never leave the comfort of your own home. Check out the gift certificates, baskets of goodies, and more at Payment will be securely handled via PayPal. Sign-in and stay in touch to make sure you are a winner!

Rotary Means Business Hosted by York on July 26

The Rotary Club of York and the District 7390 Southern Tier RMB Steering Committee will host the seventh RMB networking event of the 2018 season and the 43rd in its history on Thursday, July 26 at the York Revolution Stadium, 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York, PA.  The event will run from 5:30 to 6:30 with dinner (cash bar) and the baseball game included thanks to the following sponsors: Bailey Coach, Exit Strategy Solutions, Kelly Payroll, the York Revolution and the York County Economic Alliance.  The cost will be $15 per person for those who RSVP and will be $25 at the door for those who don’t.  Click here to RSVP Now!  If you want to bring your children, the cost will be $10 per child under age 12.  Contact Rebecca Hanlon of the Rotary Club of York at or call her at 717-405-7961 for more information.  Make great connections for your business or project and enjoy the fun and fellowship of RMB.  Bring potential Rotarian guests and invite family of Rotary!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Upcoming Events
Rotary International Convention
Jun 23, 2018 – Jun 27, 2018
Rotary Means Business - Eastern Tier
Stoner Grille
Jun 27, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Grant Committee Meeting
Johns Diner
Jul 09, 2018
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
Rotary Means Business - Southern Tier
York Revolution
Jul 26, 2018
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
District Advisory Council of PDGs
Byrnes Health Education Center
Aug 04, 2018
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Grant Committee Meeting
Johns Diner
Aug 06, 2018
7:30 AM – 9:00 AM
AG/AMC/AFC Meeting
Perkins Restaurant
Aug 07, 2018
5:45 PM – 8:00 PM
YE 17-18 Outbound Debriefing
Dickinson College
Aug 11, 2018
Rotary Means Business - Northern Tier
Hoffman Funeral Home & Crematory
Aug 14, 2018
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.