Doing Good Together


Welcome to our newest Rotary member, Christine Niper, who was sponsored by Rotarians Anne Rollins and Chris Colville. Chrissy is a Vice President with M&T Bank. We are so happy to have you on board Chrissy!


The Rotary Club of Frederick has been partnering with BIG— an organization that sends donated books to schools and individuals in underserved areas of the US and in developing countries— for more than 20 years. To help pay for shipping, BIG holds several books sales each year that are open to the public. The next… Read More »


During our club meeting on March 22 we were lucky enough to welcome two new members into our club. First we welcomed Leslie Schultz. Leslie is the Executive Director of SOAR, Supporting Older Adults through Resources, Inc. We also welcomed Rev. Dr. Paul Baglyos who is the lead pastor at Evangelical Lutheran Church. Welcome Leslie… Read More »

There’s power in collaboration!

When our members join forces with other organizations who share our “Service Above Self” mission, we extend their reach, make them more successful, and amplify our impact. At our December Bed-Build with Sleep in Heavenly Peace we built beds for children in the community who were sleeping on the floor or doubling up with parents… Read More »

Happy International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, a global celebration of the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. We’d like to take this opportunity to shine a light on the women in our club! The women of The Rotary Club of Frederick are leaders and potential leaders who work hard every day to put… Read More »

A Successful LepLu XI!

March 4, 2023 was our LepLu XI! It was so fun and such a successful event. Great crowd, delicious food, cold beverages, Irish music and games of chance! Thank you, everyone, for your support! We are so blessed to live in such a giving community. Follow The Rotary Club of Frederick page on Facebook for… Read More »

Read to Succeed

We launched our Rotary “Read to Succeed!” Initiative on February 28 with FCPS, starting with Twin Ridge Elementary in Mount Airy. The children loved it and our member/readers left exhilarated and looking forward to returning. Pictured: RCF member and Program Lead Cathie Alschuler (left) with RCF member and volunteer reader Patti Hagemann.


Every September, the Rotary Club of Frederick resumes one of its most cherished traditions. During the school year for the past 50+ years, RCF has hosted several students and an administrator from at least one area high school each month. Students learn about Rotary’s mission and values by talking with club members over lunch, learning… Read More »


Rotary is not just about service and fellowship; it’s also about awareness. Recently, Michelle Shearer, 2011 National Teacher of the Year and Frederick County Public Schools’ Project Manager for High School Innovation, talked to our club about LYNX, a groundbreaking approach to the high school experience that takes learning from the classroom into the real… Read More »

Stacey Moler Turns Her Good Luck into Others’ Good Fortune

Our club has a little fundraising tradition called Rotobucks— it’s similar to a 50/50 drawing, but the way we work it is a little different: a third of the ticket proceeds go to the weekly winner, a third go into the club’s coffers, and a third go into a rolling jackpot that accumulates from week… Read More »