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Scholarships Available for 2013 Dominican Republic Mission Team Trip

Jessica Leach

The Wallingford Rotary Club is again offering three $500 scholarships for Wallingford teenagers to be part of the 2013 Wallingford Dominican Republic Mission Team. To be eligible, students must between 15 - 19 years old by July 1, 2013, and their primary residence must be Wallingford, Connecticut, or a full-time student in Wallingford. The deadline for submitting the application is December 5, 2012, and this summer's mission trip to the Dominican Republic is set for Friday, June 28 to Sunday, July 7, 2013.

Those interested in applying should download the application form below.


DR Mission Team's Batey 50 Day Featured in "Record-Journal" Newspaper

Batey 50 Day

The "Record-Journal" newspaper featured the story of the DR Mission Team's Batey 50 Day in their publication on Sunday, August 12. Read the story by clicking here.

DR Mission Team featured on radio talk show

Radio host Phil Mikan with John, Josh, and Matt Powers in the studio.

Listen to the live radio interview featuring the Dominican Republic Mission Team on Connecticut's "Phil Mikan Show". Click here to hear the radio interview in its entirity.

DRMT in La Romana June 22 - July 7

The DR Mission Team recently returned from bringing 101 short-term missionaries to serve in La Romana, DR, from June 22 - July 7. The first group, June 22 - July 1, included 91 people who provided medical clinics, distributed food, built homes and schools, installed water filters, worked at the Good Samaritan Hospital, provided education programs, and shared the Gospel. Group two will include nine carrovers from week 1 and will be joined by 11 new volunteers from June 29 - July 7. They also will worked on construction and education programs to help the very poor.

Visit the 2012 DR Team

DR Mission Team featured in Huffington Post

The Dominican Republic Mission Team will be featured in the Huffington Post online – before, during, and after the June 22-July 7, 2012 mission trips to La Romana, DR.

"This is the Greatest Day of My Life"

A Great Reward from the Children of Batey 50

Life in a Dominican Batey


DR Mission Team Dinner, Show and Auction Attracts Overflow Crowd


Over 1,000 people attended the 2012 DR Mission Team's Second Annual "Sammy Awards", held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at Sheehan High School.  The overflow crowd enjoyed a tasty dinner, an exciting show, and a wonderful silent auction. All proceeds will benefit t The Dominican Republic Mission Team, which will bring 100 local short-term missionaries to La Romana, Dominican Republic in June and July to serve the very poor.

See the live version of the show as show over the internet.

More video and photo albums coming soon!

Wallingford Rotary DR Scholarship Winners for 2012

Jessica Leach

Three Wallingford teenagers were recently selected as winners of  2012 Wallingford Rotary Club $500 scholarships for this summer's mission trip to the Dominican Republic. This year's recipients included Brian Fowler (a junior at Lyman Hall), Jessica Leach (a Sheehan grad and freshman at UMaine), and Christina Andrulat (a Lyman Hall grad and freshman at York (PA) College). The three scholarship winners were selected from a pool of candidates by a panel of judges including Wallingford Rotarians Ken Sause, Terry Wooding, and Ellen Mandes, and past DRMT members Lyvia King and Dave Maclary.

First Meeting of DR Mission Team is January 8

DR Mission Team

All interested in being part of the 2012 Dominican Republic Mission Team should make every effort to attend the first informational meeting on Sunday, January 8, 2012, 2 pm, at First Baptist Church of Wallingford. The dates for this summer's mission trip to La Romana, DR, will be Friday, June 22 to Sunday, July 1, and 80 spots are again available for this very special short-term mission opportunity.

Fulfilling Smiles Christmas Ornaments

Fulfilling Smiles ornaments are the perfect Christmas gift! Receive a beautiful ornament and make a donation to FBC Fulfilling Smiles program, which provides nutritious food to over 600 families each summer in the Dominican Republic. Visit the Fulfilling Smiles ornament web page for more information.