Seacoast Rotary Club

 

Speakers

Apr 02, 2015
Mary Beth Tooley
Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission
Apr 09, 2015
No Speaker
Business Meeting
Apr 16, 2015
Chief Stephen Dubois
A History of Unsolved Murders in Portsmouth
Apr 23, 2015
Bill Binnie
Starting TV stations, giving to charity, and racing cars
Apr 30, 2015
May 07, 2015
No Speaker
Business Meeting
May 21, 2015
Erik Swanson- tentative
Homeless Coordinated Access Program
Jun 11, 2015
Maryellen Burke
Discover Portsmouth
 

Club Directors

President
President-Elect
Treasurer
Sergeant-at-Arms
Club Membership Chair
Community Service Chair
International Service Chair
Vocational Service Chair
Foundation Chair
 
 
 

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2015 Allocations

2015 Allocations requests are currently being received!



All applications must be received by 5:00 pm EST on March 31.  Please click on the Site Page link on the left menu bar entitled "2015 Allocations". Then see the left menu bar with links to the 2015 Allocations Form and Template. Please fill out the forms and mail to Seacoast Rotary at the address below. Thank you! 
 
We are only accepting applications via mail to:
The Seacoast Rotary Club
PO Box 6674
Portsmouth, NH 03802
 
The due date is hard and fast as Seacoast Rotary’s Allocation Committee will start reviewing applications on April 1.
 

Turkey Trot 5K 2014

A big 'thank you!' to all who made this year another fantastic year at the Turkey Trot despite the wintery weather! See you next year!

 


Check out the great non-profits who were this year's beneficiaries!

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Dondero Pancake Breakfast 2015

Thanks to all who joined us to make the morning a great success! 

 

Home Page Stories

In honor of World Polio Day, which was recognized on October 24th, Seacoast Rotary Club of Portsmouth, NH sponsored “Bridge the Gap to End Polio”. 

Susan Von Hemert, Midge Nelson, Joan Nickell, Martha Netsch, Joy Riddell, Debbie Rodier, Pam Gray from Kittery, Joshua Holt from Kittery After Hours, Susan Gold of Portsmouth Rotary and District Governor Lawrence Furbish were instrumental in organizing and promoting this event. (They were even so gracious as to order up a beautiful day!) Thanks to all the Clubs, committees and individuals who made the event a success. 

As many as 300 Rotarians, family and friends walked onto the new Memorial Bridge to raise awareness and funds for Polio Plus, Rotary International’s 27-year mission to eradicate the crippling childhood disease. Rotary Clubs from District 7780 (southern Maine and seacoast New Hampshire) were all involved, helping to make the final push to eradicate Polio. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match each dollar raised two for one, making “Bridge the Gap to End Polio” an event that is sure to have an impact. Be sure to join us next year!

 

 

This morning the Seacoast Rotary Club challenged the Rotary Club of Portsmouth to the ALS Challenge and is proud to be making a donation of over $800 to www.alsa.org.

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Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Seacoast Portsmouth

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:30 AM
Portsmouth Gas Light Co. Restaurant
64 Market St.
Portsmouth, N.H.  03801
United States
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