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About Club 5331

Officers, Directors, and Meeting Information

Weekly Club Meetings

Williamsport Rotary meets on Monday from 12:00 > 1:00 at the Genetti Hotel in Williamsport, Pennsylvania.

Genetti Hotel
200 W 4th Street
Williamsport, PA 17701
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Club Leaders

 Merk, Daniel
 Haywood, James
Club Executive Secretary
 Steele, David J.
 Linn, Dawn M
Rotary Foundation Chair
 Coulter, Richard
iPast President
 McClintock, Dayl D.
Area Governor Area 4

Club Members

 Barrows, Keith O
Member Since: 4/2014

Wealth Director
 Brewer, Jaclyn
Member Since: 8/2021

 Burns, Susan L.
Member Since: 4/1994

 Celaya, Jacqueline
Member Since: 2/2024

 Coulter, Richard
Member Since: 11/1993

 Crockett, Robert P
Member Since: 5/1987

 Davis, Mike
Member Since: 6/2023

 Degeratu, Robbin
Member Since: 2/2024

 Fischer, Brian G.
Member Since: 4/2015
Fischer Insurance Agency
Manager of Operations
 France, Andrew M. Jr.
Member Since: 1/2022

 Girio, Brian
Member Since: 11/2012
Girio Agency
Real Estate Broker/Appraiser
Real Estate Broker/Appraiser
 Gonzalez-White, Ana
Member Since: 6/2021
Community Arts Center
Development Director

    Williamsport Rotary History

    The idea of Rotary was only ten years old when the Rotary Club of Williamsport was officially chartered in 1915. It was the 173rd club in the world to receive a charter.

    A small group of organizers led by Tracy L. Nicely, President of D. S. Andrus Company, had begun meeting at the Park Hotel in December of 1914.

    Later meetings were held in the Henry House. In its early years the group rotated to various sites including the Elks, churches, the Columbus Building and the YMCA before finding its home at the Lycoming Hotel (now the Genetti). The first meeting there was as June 26, 1922. It was a “Ladies Night” event.

    There were 39 charter members of the original club including Walter G. Lamade, Jesse S. Bell, George Fleming and Bert Wood.

    Milestones in the history of the Williamsport Rotary include:

    • 1910 - Originate the Boy Scout movement in Lycoming County
    • 1923 - Formation of the Lycoming Crippled Children’s Society (now Children’s Development Center)
    • 1936 - Junior Rotary Club formed

    Today the club membership remains at about 48 members, men and women, engaged in the business and nonprofit community who value “service above self” and the group works on fundraising projects to support the Special Olympics, the Children’s Development Center, literacy programs in Lycoming County, the Salvation Army, the James V. Brown Library, CAPPA and many other community organizations.

    Rotary continues to be a force that makes Williamsport and Lycoming County a better community.