District Welcome
Welcome to the District 7505 Website!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
End Hunger Calendar Raffle 
END HUNGER 3.6 CALENDAR RAFFLE
 
The state of NJ has three Rotary Districts
District 7475, District 7490 and District 7505
All three are joining together to combat food insecurity.
 
Every 3.6 seconds someone dies of malnutrition or starvation. In NJ and NY, one in five children relies on food stamps to provide daily meals.
All net proceeds will go to provide food that will be distributed throughout New Jersey.
 
In order to raise the required funds to order the ingredients
we are selling raffle tickets.
 
You will be receiving your tickets from your Area Assistant Governor.  Your Club will handle ticket stub and funds collection.
 
Cost of Tickets:    $12.00.     Good for all 12 Drawings
 
All checks made payable to:   Rotary District 7505 Foundation

Mail to:          DG May Montag McMurray
                        10 Riverside Drive West
                        Brick, New Jersey 08723
Contact – for more tickets:     DG May Montag McMurray
                                                      maymontag@gmail.com
                                                   (201) 705-8315 cell
 
The third Friday of each month - Starting on March 19th this year - someone will win one thousand five hundred dollars ($1,500).
This will continue until Thursday, February 18, 2022
 
Sold Tickets received by Friday, March 19, 2021 will be eligible for all 12 drawings.
Ticket sales will continue until March 19, 2021.
 
Monthly winners will receive $1500.00.
 
Drawing Details:
Day:  Drawings 3rd Friday of each month       
Time:  7:00 pm         
Location: 14 Main St.  Madison, NJ  
(All Drawings will be held on ZOOM)    
 
Ticket STUBS and funds received must be forwarded WEEKLY for processing and recording to:
DG May Montag McMurray
10 Riverside Drive West
Brick, NJ 08723
 
Drawing Dates:
  1. March 19, 2021
  2. April 16, 2021
  3. May 21, 2021
  4. June 18, 2021
  5. July 16, 2021
  6. August 20, 2021
  7. September 17, 2021
  8. October 15, 2021
  9. November 19, 2021
  10. December 17, 2021
  11. January 21, 2022
  12. February 18, 2022
Proceeds:
PROCEEDS FROM THE RAFFLE WILL GO TO FUND AN END HUNGER FOOD PACKAGING EVENT
 
Goal:
Sell 5000+ tickets to the 3 Districts in New Jersey!
          District 7475             District 7490             District 7505   
 
The Rotary District 7475 Foundation will have oversight of all records and tickets sold. All sales will be forwarded to the District 7475 Foundation. Each District will have an individual responsible for sales and for forwarding of monies and stubs from their District.
 
Proceeds from 5000+/- tickets sold equates to approximately $40,000+/- (with prizes totaling $18,000, and miscellaneous for ticket printing, mailings of $2000 )
 
Event Date:  Once people are allowed to safely gather; a statewide food packaging event(s) will take place.  The Date and Site(s) have yet to be determined.
Governor May Montag McMurray 2020-2021
May Montag-McMurray, a Rotarian since 2002, is a member of the Rotary Club of Point Pleasant Boro, born in Hanau, Germany, she and her parents fled their native Estonia following Russia’s invasion during World War II.  The family immigrated to America in 1949 and was settled in Chatham, New York by the displaced persons program.
                She worked in the banking industry for over 20 years, managed the student loan department and worked in the new business development department where she received her Life Insurance and Series 7 Brokerage licenses, and was instrumental in starting the brokerage department of the bank.
                She is principal of Craft Financial and Prestige Benefits Association, Inc. established in 1988 with her late husband Jack.
                May served as President and Secretary of the Rotary Club of Point Pleasant Boro, and is currently Assistant Governor to Area Six, as well as serving as a member of the district grants and vocational assembly nominating committees.
                As a Board Member of the Rotary District 7500 Gift of Life Foundation since 2010, she serves on their finance, fundraising and gala committees.  In 2009 through Gift of Life International, May hosted an 19 month old Ecuadorian girl and her mother for four months, and in 2014, she hosted a 12 year-old boy and his father from Kosovo, Albania, for 3 months, while the children underwent heart surgery and received follow-up care.
                In 2010, she was a Rotary International Exchange Fellow in Melbourne, Australia.  She also hosted a Group Study Exchange Student from Italy in2013.
                In 2013, she traveled to India with a Rotarian team where she participated in a National Immunization Day (NID) in the Indira Colony-Manimajra area of Chandigarh.  While there she and the team visited the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in New Delhi for a polio update. They also attended a briefing by Deepak Kapur, Chairman of Rotary International’s India National Polio Plus Committee.  The trip solidified May’s commitment of Rotary’s Polio Plus campaign.
                May has attended Rotary International conventions in Australia, Brazil, Canada, California, Denmark, Georgia, Louisiana, Portugal, Thailand and Utah. In additional, May has attended most of Rotary International Days at the United Nations since 2010.
                She has also attended the Rotary Leadership Institute and completed levels I, II, III. She has also taken their graduate courses.
                May received a Paul Harris Award in 2010, a Presidential Citation from the Rotary Club of Point Pleasant Boro in 2012 and the Michael’s Heart Award from the Rotary District 7500 Gift of Life Foundation in 2013, and the 2017“Archie” Award, from District Governor David C. Forward.   She has also been a member of the Paul Harris Society since 2008.
                In her spare time, she loves to travel would-wide with friends and has been fortunate to visit her father’s native land Estonia and was a guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Tartu, Estonia.  Her first love was fashion design and sewing but was sidelined by career goals.  May’s daughter and step-children live in Colorado, Canada and upstate New York. She resides in the Vanada Woods section of Brick, NJ.