Hopatcong resident Jason Lorenz was inducted to the Skylands Rotary Club this week.
Lorenz, a design engineer with MECA Electronics in Denville, was the fifth new member inducted into the 74-year-old Club this year. He was sponsored by Club Past President Mark Hartmann.
“I am really excited to be joining this amazing group of people,” Lorenz said. “I am really looking forward to being part of the Club’s Harvestfest.”
The Harvestfest is a charity event organized by the Club to support families and children.
Robert “Bob” Hathaway, Club Vice President & Membership Chair, said, “Our Club has grown more than 45% in the past few months. People in the communities we serve – Byram, Stanhope, Netcong and Mt Olive - are excited about joining Rotary to make a difference.”
Hathaway highlighted the Netcong Emergency Food Pantry and The Dictionary Project as well as $500 awards to 8th graders and $2,500 scholarships to graduating seniors in local high schools as projects of the Club.
Membership in Rotary is by invitation only. Prospective members are encouraged to contact Hathaway for more information and an application. The Club's email address is SkylandsRotary@gmail.com.
About The Skylands Rotary Club:
The Rotary Club of The Skylands, founded in 1947, is a local chapter of Rotary International serving Byram Township and Stanhope Borough in Sussex County and Netcong Borough and Mt Olive Township in Morris County. Our Club members - called Rotarians - work, live and play by the Rotary motto "Service Above Self". Our Club’s focus is to support families and children in your community with a budgeted charitable impact in excess of $17,000 per year. Visit the Club online at www.SkylandsRotary.org for more information.