District Interact Training Seminar A Huge Success
Nearly 50 participants from 14 Rotary communities took part in a District Interact Teen and Advisor Training Seminar, which was held on Saturday, September 17 at the Sheraton Hotel in Needham.
Shown, left to right, are Juliana Walsh and her mother, Palma Cicchetti of Acton-Boxborough Rotary, Bob Anthony, Diana Nestorova of Acton-Boxborough Rotary, Nadja Reilly of Family and Educational Wellness Center, and Steve Jones-D'Agostino of Auburn Rotary.
Shown, left to right, are Bob Anthony, Rick Carrero of Bay Path Regional Vocational Technical High School, Jen Reil of Auburn Rotary, Jamie Butkiewicz of Bay Path Interact, Steve Jones-D'Agostino, Veronica Martinez and Hannah Garabedian of Bay Path Interact, and Nadja Reilly.
To view additional seminar photos, click here. In next week's newsletter, we'll have more photos plus videos of the seminar presentations.
Foundation Committee Holds Quarterly Meeting
Shown, left to right, are Past District Governor Klaus Hachfeld, Austin Jenkins, DG Nominee Steve Sager, DGs Pat & Skip Doyle, Foundation Chair Sanjay Deshpande, Ron Bott, Victor and Bharti Bhakta, John Peterson, and Indira Desai
Wellesley Inducts Three New Members
Shown, left to right, are new members William Westerman and Martin Chiu, District Governors Pat and Skip Doyle, and new member Cynthia Sibold.
District Polio Team Visits Lowell Rotary
Carl Good III, chair of the District Polio Committee, and his polio team continue to visit clubs. Last week, he visited Lowell Rotary to spread the polio message. He learned that Lowell has the largest artist colony in the U.S. and that the Lowell club promised to discuss a polio event at their next board meeting. Thank you, Lowell!
If you would to join the polio team, just let Carl know at firstname.lastname@example.org or 978-273-7880.
Carl Good III (left) posing with Lowell President Maureen Couture.
Montachusett Area Supports Literacy At Project Apples
For Montachusetts Area Rotary literacy is a high priority. Project Apples is a literacy event at which local organizations gather together to provide school children with free books. This year, the event was held in the food court of the Mall at Whitney Field in Leominster, This is the eighth consecutive year that Montachusett Area has participated in Project Apples. To learn more about Project Apples, click here.
Shown, left to right, are Montachusett Area Rotarians Leslie Storrs, Jean Storrs, Tony Gasbarro, Joan Ficarra and Andria Mitchell at this year's Project Apples event.
Nashoba Valley Sponsors Razia's Ray Of Hope Event On October 27
The Rotary Club of Nashoba Valley is proud to sponsor the local premiere of What Tomorrow Brings, event to benefit Razia’s Ray of Hope, on Thursday, October 27 from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Ward Hall of the Fenn School, located at 6 Monument St. in Concord. Razia's Ray of Hope is a school for girls in Afghanistan that was founded by Razia Jan, a CNN Top 10 Hero.
District Governors' Visits Last Week
Brookline (Chartered 1938)
Shown, left to right are Assistant Governor Karen Wetmore, Brookline President Elmon Hendrickson, Brookline Vice President Claudia Dell'Anno, and District Governors Pat and Skip Doyle.
Hudson (Chartered 1923)
Shown, left to right, are Hudson Treasurer Justin Provencher, Hudson President Robin Frank, District Governors Pat and Skip Doyle, Hudson Vice President Trevor Rank, and Hudson President Elect Pam Cooper.
Leominster (Chartered 1925)
Shown, left to right, are DG Pat Doyle, Leominster President Jennifer Stacy, and DG Skip Doyle.
Watertown (Chartered 1925)
Shown left to right, are DG Pat Doyle and Watertown President Lilia (Wood) Weisfeldt.
Westborough Holds Outing
On September 11, the Rotary Club of Westborough gathered at the home of Rotarian Shelby Marshall, Gail Hanson and daughter Grayson for a late afternoon of wacky fun, fellowship, fabulous food and perfect weather. Homage was paid to the events and heroes of 9/11. It was a perfect New England event.