Charter No. 1058 - District 7120


Club News
Student of the Month Awards

Odessa-Montour High School senior Alyssa Crout was recognized as Watkins-Montour Rotary Club's O-M Student of the Month for February. Alyssa was introduced by teacher/coach Greg Gavich. “She is tough as nails and a very good student who takes her studies seriously,” Greg said. He said she is involved in numerous service organizations "and is president of virtually all of them," and is a member of Student Council and Interact, and vice-president of the Senior Class. She is a three-sport athlete -- volleyball, basketball and softball -- and an Honor Roll student. She plans to attend Corning Community College and enter the field of Nursing.


Watkins Glen High School Senior, Patrick Hazlitt was honored by the Watkins-Montour Rotary Club at its WGHS Student of the Month for March. Sam Brubaker introduced Patrick as a “hard working, respectful, dedicated student” and “a man of high character and one who gives back to his community” through work with Seneca Santa, the Catharine Valley Trail Half Marathon and the United Way dinner. Hazlitt led the WGHS cross country team to a state title this year and recently placed 7th in the state in the 16000 Meter Run. He is also a member of the National Honor Society and the Student Council, treasurer of his Ski Club, and is a Top Drawer 24 student. Patrick has been recruited to run cross country, indoor track and outdoor track at the University of Buffalo where he will study Business. Patrick thanked Sam Brubaker for nominating him, his parents, friends, and teachers.

Photos compliments of The Odessa File


Youth Exchange Students

Michelle Benjamin introduced our new youth exchange students, Angelika Friis (16), from Sweden and Moeko Oshima (16) from Japan. Angelika is attending Odessa-Montour High School, and Moeko is a student at Watkins Glen High School.
The Club is sponsoring two outbound exchange students. One of those students is Lydia Myers, seen here with Michelle Benjamin. Lydia willl travel to Brazil August 6th.

Pasta Night, 2013

Thanks to Don Stocum, Jim Bacalles, Judy Phillips, Glenda Gephart, and Bill Phoenix for being our celebrity chefs and for all our members who joined us at Pasta Night. We brought in 51 people!

Antique Show, 2010

Top - The morning crew takes a picture break between antique dealer arrivals. President Glenda and Rotarian & Interact Director Nancy "guard" donuts, while hauling crew members carefully study items before selecting what they'll carry.

Roadside Trash Pickup, May 2010

Half of the roadside trash pickup crew gather for a picture after the cleanup task was completed.