Radnor Township - Delaware County, Pennsylvania - Philadelphia Main Line

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175 E. Lancaster Ave., Wayne, PA 19087  (610) 688-7200
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For membership inquiries,  please contact Membership Chair Julianna Zekan Blazey



At the club's Annual Holiday Party on December 15, Past President/District Governor Doug Blazey (right) presented an award to Officer Charles R. Yespelkis, a 35-year veteran of the Radnor Police Department.  During his career, Yespelkis saved three people by CPR and four more by medical treatment, delivered two babies, apprehended two bank robbers, and led the department in DUI arrests and traffic citations for many years with 550 the top number. He’s also helped numerous stranded motorists with flat tires.

Past and present Wayne Rotarians Patrick Gurian, Jeff Baxter, Julianna Blazey and Doug Blazey moved an an eyeglass donations mailbox from the under-renovation Radnor Memorial Library to the entrance of the Wayne Senior Center at 108 Station Avenue in Wayne on Saturday, May 7.

President Julianna Blazey (center) and Treasurer John Baxter (right) presented a $500 check from the club to Chuck Huntoon of Jenkintown Rotary for the Navajo Solar Project on Wednesday, February 17.

The Rotary Club of Wayne PA welcomed its 2015-16 exchange student from Belgium, Mathieu! On hand to greet him were Past District Governor Doug Blazey; Mathieu’s local family Bill and his daughter Emma; Julianna Blazey, President of the Rotary Club of Wayne; and Linda Messer.  Emma is Wayne Rotary’s exchange student newly returned from Taiwan, where she spent her Rotary year abroad.


Wayne Rotary Projects:

  • First Baptist Church of Wayne Cemetery restoration project (new)
  • Literacy Dictionary for 3rd-4th graders of the Lea school
  • Radnor Festival Health Fair
  • ShelterBox
  • Main Line 3K run
  • Thanksgiving luncheon for the Wayne Senior Center
  • Clothing drive for Geriatrics
  • Support Our Troops
  • Toys for abused children - Delaware Co. Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA)
  • Memorial Day parade flags
  • Wayne clean-up
  • Health education for the heart - CPR and education for Wayne Rotarians and their families

Rotary Club of Wayne Scholarship Recipients at Radnor High School:

2016:  Zachary Parrish
(West Chester Univ.)
 2007: Kathleen Williamson
(St. Louis Univ.-Spain)
 1998:  Christi Bartel
2015:  Emilie Grace Horstmann
(Univ. of Arizona)
2006: Catherine Stamateris
(Boston Coll.)
1997:  Michael Berry
  2014:  Elizabeth Hilt
(Ursinus College)
2005: Julie-anne Savarit-Cosenza
(American Univ.)
1996:  Dahlia Halicki
 2013:  Natalia Salinas
(Yale University)
2004:  Caroline Pearsall
(Univ. of Pennsylvania)
1995:  Brian Mathews
2012:  Shelby Richardson
(Loyola Univ.-LA) 
 2003:  Daniel Bloom
(Penn State Univ.)
1994:  Rayne Soret-Johnson
2011: Katherine Sydnes 
(Temple Univ.)
2002:  Sarah Cryan
(Boston Univ.)
1993:  Lori Consalvi
2010: Giselle Blanco
(Manhattan Coll.-NY)
2001:  Kara Seaton
(Bates Coll.)
1992:  Kevin Mathews
2009: Meagan McGinty
(Occidental Coll.-CA)
2000:  Patrick Farley 1991:  Steven Gord
(Dartmouth Coll.-NH)
2008: Elizabeth Hilberts
(Denison Univ.-OH)
1999:  Hannah Go 1990:  Janine Kramer
(Albright Coll.)

Club History:

  • '39-40:  New club had highest attendance percentage in District (94.84%)
  • '42-43:  Inaugurated Radnor HS basketball tourney as club service project
  • 1947:  Helped fund Radnor Fire Co.'s first ambulance, a Packard
  • 1949:  Sponsored new West Chester Pike Rotary Club
    Purchased motorette-scooter for crippled local resident
  • 1950:  Hosted 9 English King (Eagle) Scouts at Boy Scout Jamboree
  • 1956:  Sponsored new Rotary Club of King of Prussia, PA
  • '57-58:  Wayne Rotarian Charles R. Meyers, Sr. was District Governor
  • 1960:  Club named Rotary Foundation Builder with 300% Participation
  • 1961:  Lined up Big Bands for WRCV Radio show at Wayne Theater
  • 1962:  Held Career Conference for local youth as Vocational Service
  • 1964:  Annual "Service Above Self" medal presentation to VFMA cadet
  • '66-67:  
    Wayne Rotarian Frederic E. Hendler was District Governor
  • 1969:  Radnor HS Interact Club sought to create Special Needs center
  • 1990:  Renewed Radnor HS Scholarship: oldest continuously funded RHS award
  • '96-97:  Wayne Rotarian D. Richard Knauff was District Governor
  • '04-05:  Doug Blazey led Group Study Exchange team to Queensland, Australia
  • '08-09:  Club was #1 in District in per capita Rotary Foundation giving
  • '09-10:  Wayne Rotarian Al J. Marland was District Governor 
  • 2010:  Stacy Filopoulos, Esq. represented club in Group Study Exchange to Greece
  • 2012:  Donated $3,000 to Radnor Township Police Dept. for Officers' Bicycles
  • '14-15: 
    Wayne Rotary Douglas R. Blazey to be District Governor
    Wayne Rotarian Douglas R. Blazey was District Governor

Happy Dollars Include:
  • Clean Water project, Rotaplast, Home of the Sparrow,
  • Cub Scout Pack  #999 @ Ithan House Shelter, NYC
  • Learning through Listening
  • American Heart Association donation, talks on heart disease