Brookline, Massachusetts

Coming Soon!


Forthcoming Speakers

Aug 21, 2014
Club Assembly: no speaker
Club Assembly: no speaker
Aug 28, 2014
Julie Scolnik, Artistic Director, MISTRAL
Unique and engaging ensemble of international concert artists
Sep 04, 2014
Freshman Barbecue at BHS
Feeding the inner freshman!
Sep 11, 2014
Peggy Kim Meill, Founder & Curator
Boomers and New Perspectives
Sep 18, 2014
Club Assembly: no speaker
Club Assembly: no speaker
Sep 25, 2014
Rosh Hashana: no meeting
Rosh Hashana: no meeting
Oct 02, 2014
Rotary Committee Fair
Choosing a committee
Oct 09, 2014
George Chapman and Bob Slavin
Honduras Water Project
Oct 16, 2014
Club Assembly: no speaker
Club Assembly: no speaker
Oct 23, 2014
Oct 30, 2014
Judith Steinbergh, Poet Laureate
Brookline's Poet Laureate
Nov 06, 2014
Alan Balsam
Remembering Pete Seeger

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Brookline Rotary
We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM 
Holiday Inn Brookline
1200 Beacon Street
Brookline, MA  02446
United States
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The Brookline Breakfast Satellite is meeting regularly now at Panera on Thursday mornings at 7 AM.  The meeting will adjourn by 8:15 so you can get to work.
Please invite members who have difficulty coming to lunch, or friends you know who have not joined because of scheduling issues.
For more information, please contact Joyce Graff, 617-835-6949 or

Gail Barnes, Practice Development Manager for Longwood Dental , told us about Freedom Day USA.
All eight of the Dancers for this year's Dancing with the Brookline Stars have now been announced.  It is time to begin "voting" with your ticket purchases and donations.  Meet our dancers . . .
Ted BehrTed Behr spoke to us about Getting More Stuff Done with Less Stress.
Ted Behr, M.Ed., ACC, CPCC
Coaching for the Frustrated and Frazzled
If you can't make the regular meeting of the Brookline Rotary Club, there are other clubs that meet nearby where you might go to make up your attendance.  Visiting other clubs is stimulating and might give you ideas to share with us! Out of town for the summer?  Look for clubs where you are, anywhere in the world!  Go to and click on "Club Finder."
Rob Dias and Joe Yee, rookies for the Boston Renegades, came to the Rotary meeting July 24 to thank the club for its grant Raising Rookies for the Renegades, New England's only Beep Ball team, competitive baseball for blind adults. 
Drs. Charlene Carroll and Jill Rosenberg, both audiologists with Boston Hearing Services, spoke with us about maintaining healthy hearing.
District Governor Valentine Callahan, the new governor of District 7910, visited Brookline Rotary.  Watch her talk on video.
Ron NethercuttBy Ron Nethercutt, past chair of the Rotarians on the Internet Fellowship and a member of the Rotary Club of Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines
One of my unexpected surprises as a member of Rotary came during a large chamber of commerce meeting held at the Trade Center in New Orleans.
Happy Fourth of July!
We thanked President Phil Sandler and his Board for their service in a very successful year.  We also presented awards to nine members for their outstanding service, and welcomed the new President Joyce Graff and the 2014-15 Board of Directors.  President Joyce Graff outlined her vision for how Brookline can Light Up Rotary in the coming year.
Erin Clossey, Editor of the Brookline Tab, shared with us some hints for how to get our message out to the community.  Space in the Newspaper itself is increasingly restricted, but there is still "infinite" space on the website, and timely news is still very much desired.
Joyce GraffJoyce Graff spoke about her recent trip to Bulgaria, where she spoke at a conference on Radiation Protection in Medicine, and about her work as a patient advocate for people with rare and complicated diseases. 

Rena Mirkin gave a beautiful presentation titled The Changing Face of China.
When Elias Audy Speaks – people listen because what he says comes from the heart.


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Immediate Past President
Assistant Treasurer
Foundation chair
Public Image Chair
Membership Chair, Board Advisor
Recording Secretary
Ambassador of Good Will
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