Posted by Lori Becker on Apr 26, 2019
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Liz Cullen is the District 7930 Foundation Chair for 2016 – 2019. In District 7780, Liz was Past District Governor in 2007 – 2008 and served as District 7780 Foundation Chair. She has been a member of the Rotary Club of Newburyport since 1997 and has served as secretary, treasurer, president, their Interact liaison, and foundation chair. In 1993, she received the Newburyport Rotary Club’s President’s Citation for Service Above Self. She has served District 7780 as an Assistant Governor, chaired the District Membership Committee and was a member of District 7780 Conference and Program Chair. She is a multiple Paul Harris Fellow and Benefactor.
 
In order to move the Foundation Committee forward, she is holding Foundation road shows as informative question and answer meetings in different area locations within our District and we are excited to speak with her!  
Lunch with Liz Cullen Rotary Foundation Chair Lori Becker 2019-04-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Apr 12, 2019
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Special thanks to Allan Luciw Property Manager of The District in Burlington for an very informative talk about the history of The District and new developments that are coming! A few interesting tidbits include a roof deck on the property that is used by District tenants for outdoor events & changes made to the intersection including additional lanes that were added and computer aided traffic lights that change based on the volume in each queue.
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Lunch with Allan Luciw, Property Manager at The District Burlington Lori Becker 2019-04-12 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Apr 09, 2019
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The 22nd annual Friday Night at the Fights, held at the Elks Lodge in Billerica, brought many fighters to the arena. Attendees enjoyed a full dinner and got to watch many rounds of boxing by trained amateurs. 
Friday Night at the Fights 2019 Lori Becker 2019-04-09 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 15, 2019
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The speaker at this meeting was Dr. Wayne Saltsman, a geriatrician at the Lahey Clinic in Burlington who lectured us on the importance of creating a document naming persons whom we authorize to make treatment decisions for us if we became medically unable to do so ourselves. Good advice for all of us and quite easy to do without even requiring a lawyer.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

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Lunch with Dr. Wayne Saltsman of Lahey Clinic Jeff Wisnia 2019-02-15 05:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Feb 01, 2019
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At this meeting we were visited by David Gardner, Past District President who discussed the uptick in addictions to opioids affecting people of all ages as well as increases in addictions to other drugs and alcohol. Rotary has introduced programs to help people gain freedom from their addictions. Gardner also presented our club with two citations, one from the president of Rotary International for our 2017-2018 performance and a second one for our significant addition of new members during that time period.

Pictured are David Gardner (center) with President Elect Roger Bell (left) and club Past President John Tuccinardi (right) holding the award certs.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Our Club Receives Awards Jeff Wisnia 2019-02-01 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jan 11, 2019
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Our guest speaker at this meeting was Andrew Ryan an investigative reporter for the Boston Globe newspaper. He joined the newspaper in 2006 as a breaking news reporter. In 2010 he became the City Hall Bureau Chief covering the final term of longtime Mayor Thomas Menino and the first term of Mayor Marty Walsh. He was one of the Globe's Spotlight Team of Reporters who wrote the articles about Aaron Hernandez. Shown above with club President Beverlee Vidoli.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

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Lunch with Boston Globe Spotlight Team Reporter Andrew Ryan Jeff Wisnia 2019-01-11 05:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Jan 04, 2019
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The speakers at this day's lunch meeting were members of the Burlington Police Department who told us about their new program within the department to assist the police officers in dealing with persons with mental health issues. To this end they have added Karen DeRenzo, a veteran mental health clinician and social worker who is a Burlington resident. She is working to establish relationships with several community organizations and also hospitals, all to better serve the needs of the persons in our community who require mental health services.

Shown are (l-r) Police Captain Greg Skehan who is in charge of the program, Club president Beverlee Vidoli, Karen DeRienzo and club memberJim Tigges, detective with the Police Department.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Burlington Mental Health Initiative Jeff Wisnia 2019-01-04 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 14, 2018
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Our club's newest member Rebecca Gardner (center) was sworn in at our lunch meeting. Rebecca is a Past President of the Billerica Massachusetts Rotary Club. She is shown above receiving her club banner with club President Beverlee Vidoli and club President Elect Roger Bell.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

 
Welcome Rebecca Gardner and Eagle Bank Jeff Wisnia 2018-12-14 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 07, 2018
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At this meeting we were entertained by the Burlington High School Chorus who sang many holiday themed songs for the pleasure of our members and a great many guests including family members of the singers and players from the Burlington Special Olympics team which is sponsored by our club.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

Burlington High School Holiday Chorus Jeff Wisnia 2018-12-07 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 07, 2018
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Past president John Tuccinardi presented the 2017-2018 Rising Star Award to club member Lori Becker for the outstanding efforts she performed for our club during her first year of membership including Co-chairing our annual golf fundraiser.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

2017-18 Rising Star Award: Lori Becker, CrossFit Exclamation Jeff Wisnia 2018-12-07 05:00:00Z 0
2017-18 Rising Star Award: Orla Baker, Burlington Family Dental Jeff Wisnia 2018-12-07 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 07, 2018
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Past popular Burlington Rotary Club member Jack Donaldson who retired to Florida several years ago is now a member of The Rotary Club of The Villages,  the community where Jack and his wive live now. Jack is shown above exchanging club banners with our club's president Beverlee Vidoli.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

Jack Donaldson Visits Us Jeff Wisnia 2018-12-07 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 25, 2018
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Our club participated in the Burlington Barnes & Noble store's "Bookfair" day where a percentage of sales made by  customers with vouchers distributed by our club was paid to the club to help with our charitable activities. The club had a table in the store where we handed out those vouchers and also held a free raffle for a Nook tablet.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

Barnes & Noble Bookfair Jeff Wisnia 2018-11-25 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 13, 2018
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Five members of our club at the Burlington People Helping People Food Pantry after picking up and delivering a truckload of groceries and supplies from the Boston Food Bank. Burlington's Food Pantry assists people in need in our community. Our Club does this multiple times throughout the year.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

Burlington People Helping People Food Pantry Food Pickup Day Jeff Wisnia 2018-11-13 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 26, 2018
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The speaker at this club meeting was Ben Volin, the Boston Globe's NFL reporter who gave us a brief history of his career as a reporter of football in several previous locations. During his tenure in Boston, Volin has covered two Patriots Super Bowl runs, Deflategate, and the Aaron Hernandez murder saga. He gave us some additional information about the New England Patriots and then answered some questions from club members and guests.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

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Lunch with Boston Globe's NFL reporter Ben Volin Jeff Wisnia 2018-10-26 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Oct 16, 2018
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At the start of school each year our club gives a free dictionary to every third grader in the Burlington public school system. Our club has been doing this for over twelve years now and these gifts are appreciated by the students and their teachers. Pictured above is club President Beverlee Vidoli asking students to look up words in their new dictionaries and read the definitions out loud.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Dictionary Days: Burlington Students in Grade 3 Jeff Wisnia 2018-10-16 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 09, 2018
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 Our speaker at this evening's meeting was Hank Phillippi Ryan, an investigative reporter for Boston TV channel 7 and a writer of many award winning mystery novels. She described her career of 40 years in the television industry and described her latest thriller, "Trust Me" to us.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)                              

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Dinner with Hank Phillippi Ryan Author and Investigative Reporter for Channel 7 News Jeff Wisnia 2018-10-09 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Oct 05, 2018
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The speaker at this day's meeting was John Cuoco, reporter for WHDH news who told us about the development of his career in news reporting.

John talked about how thrilled he is  to once again call Massachusetts his home. John grew up in Wilmington. He attended Austin Prep in Reading for middle and high school. For College, John didn’t stray too far and went to the University of Rhode Island. At URI, John ran cross country and track for the Rams. He studied journalism there and was even a summer intern at 7News in with sport department.

Once college ended, John immediately got his first job in television working for ABC40 in Bryan/College Station Texas. From there it was on to Waco, TX then four years working in Milwaukee, WI where he won an Emmy. Finally, in the summer of 2015, John was able to come back to Massachusetts and start reporting at 7News.

For John, covering news in Massachusetts and the rest of New England is a dream come true. This has always been his goal. John takes pride in his home state and hopes that pride comes across in his work.

Shown above with club President Beverlee Vidoli.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

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Lunch with John Cuoco, Reporter for WHDH news Jeff Wisnia 2018-10-05 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Sep 28, 2018
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This meeting's speaker was Billy Jaffe who is currently a radio and TV broadcaster for the Boston Bruins hockey team. He has been broadcasting hockey for well over 30 years on radio and television in many locations throughout the USA. The stories he told us about his adventures in the industry kept us entertained for longer than most visiting speakers because of his professional composure and delivery. He is standing on the right in the photo above, with Club President Elect Roger Bell.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

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Lunch with Bruins Newscaster Billy Jaffe Jeff Wisnia 2018-09-28 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Sep 21, 2018
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At this meeting our members and a drove of guests were entertained by the tales told us by Maria Stephanos, news anchor at Boston's channel WCVB TV. She described her ascent from a radio news broadcaster to her current role on a major Boston TV news channel.  Maria  is shown above (left) along with our Rotary club's President Beverlee Vidoli.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

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Dinner with Maria Stephanos News Anchor at Boston's channel WCVB TV Jeff Wisnia 2018-09-21 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Sep 21, 2018
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Visiting Rotarian Cynthia Mateega Baitwa a member of the Isampala Uganda Rotary club attended our meeting and is shown here receiving our club's banner from President Beverlee Vidoli

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

                               

Visiting Rotarian From Uganda Jeff Wisnia 2018-09-21 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Sep 14, 2018
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Our guest speaker today was Peter Bouchard a meteorologist who reports the weather on TV channel NBC10 in Boston. He gave us an insight into his difficult job and some of the strategies he uses to try and give his viewers as accurate forecasts as possible, given the vagaries of the weather. He is pictured above with our club President Beverlee Vidoli.

(Photo by Janet Sullivan)

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Lunch with Meteorologist Peter Bouchard Jeff Wisnia 2018-09-14 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Sep 07, 2018
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Today's meeting featured Rotary District Governor Bob Wood who told us about his plans for the coming year and also solicited our feelings about why we are proud to be Rotarians and the things we most like doing for our organization. The District Governor is in the center of the photo above surrounded by our Club President Beverlee Vidolee and Assistant District Governor Peter Majane.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

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Lunch with Rotary District Governor Bob Wood Jeff Wisnia 2018-09-07 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Aug 27, 2018
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This year's Burlington Rotary golf tournament was held at Sky Meadows Country Club in Nashua New Hampshire. Over 90 golfers participated in this event on a beautiful sunny day. Our annual golf tournament is a significant fund raiser for our club. Club member Andy Weiner aided by member Lori Becker spearheaded this year's tournament.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

32nd Annual Golf Classic Fundraiser Jeff Wisnia 2018-08-27 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 17, 2018
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At this meeting we were pleased to welcome Alessandra Lang from Livorno, Italy who is a friend of club member Bob Hogan's wife. Pictured above (l-r) are Past President John Tuccinardi, Alessandra Lang and Club President Beverlee Vidoli.  Our visitor has past interactions with Rotary and her grandfather was President of International Rotary over 50 years ago. She is holding a club flag being presented to her as a momento of her visit with us.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Guest From Italy Jeff Wisnia 2018-08-17 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 21, 2018
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The weather was beautiful for this year's Special Olympics softball tournament. The tournament was started by our Club over 10 years ago and became an annual event hosted in Burlington by the Burlington Recreation Department. Eight teams participated in this year's event, two from our club's Special Olympics program and six sponsored by other communities' Rotary Clubs. This annual event  now brings over a hundred players, coaches, family  members and spectators to our town to enjoy the game and the food and drinks provided free to them by our club.
Special Olympics Softball Tournament Jeff Wisnia 2018-07-21 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 22, 2018
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At this dinner meting enjoyed by club members and guests the next Rotary year's officers and board members were sworn in. The photo above shows outgoing president John Tuccinari passing the gavel to his successor, our new president Beverlee Vidoli. They are surrounded by the newly elected board members.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)  

Installation 2018 Jeff Wisnia 2018-06-22 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 15, 2018
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Past President Jimmy Tigges (right) now a detective with the Burlington Police Department, has rejoined our club after a temporary absence and spoke to us describing the changes which have evolved in criminal activities since the advent and subsequent growth of the internet.  Hands on crimes like bank robberies and holdups have declined and internet scams have increased  in number and continue to do so even more every day.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

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Lunch with Detective Jim Tigges , Burlington Police Dept. Jeff Wisnia 2018-06-15 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Jun 08, 2018
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At this meeting we invited our club's high school scholarship and grant recipients and family members to join us for lunch and announce where they were heading to colleges or employment. The photo above shows the sixteen young people we honored this day with club President John Tuccinardi at the far right.

(Photo by Don Bernstein)

Scholarships And Grants Jeff Wisnia 2018-06-08 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 23, 2018
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We held our weekly meeting outdoors at the Rotary Fountain on the Burlington Common. The picnic meal featured delicious lobster rolls. Shown above are the more than twenty club members who attended this meeting behind the not yet turned on fountain nozzle. Our club donated the fountain to the town in 2008.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Picnic In The Park Jeff Wisnia 2018-05-23 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 18, 2018
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At this meeting we were pleased to receive our annual visit from John Petrin, the Town Manager of Burlington who told us that our town was doing better financially than any other community in our state and followed up by telling us plans for the near future which included an improved source for our town's water supply and the construction of a new location for the Department of Public Works and an additional fire station due to take place next year. 
Our club president John Tuccinardi is on the left in this photo by club member Don Bernstein.                                       
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Lunch with John Petrin, Town Manager of Burlington Jeff Wisnia 2018-05-18 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on May 04, 2018
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The speaker at today's meeting was Paula Carey, Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Trial Courts, who stunned many of us with her descriptions of the complexity of the Massachusetts court system and the number of different courts needed to adjudicate different types of law cases.

(Photo by don bernstein photos.)                                                       

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Lunch with Paula Carey , Chief Justice of the Massachusetts Trial Courts Jeff Wisnia 2018-05-04 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Apr 06, 2018
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This year's Fight Night held at the Elks Lodge in Billerica brought many fighters to the arena. Attendees enjoyed a full dinner and got to watch many rounds of boxing by trained amateurs.

(Photo by don bernstein photos)

Friday Night at the Fights 2018 Jeff Wisnia 2018-04-06 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 28, 2018
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The speaker at our dinner meeting was Bob Ward, an investigative reporter with Fox 25 TV.  He is shown above with our Club President John Tuccinardi. Bob entertained us with stories about unsolved crimes he has investigated, some of them more than 25 years old. His presentation was well received by club members and many guests who peppered him with questions far longer than most speakers are.

(Photo by don bernstein photos.)

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Dinner with Bob Ward, Investigative Reporter Fox 25 Jeff Wisnia 2018-03-28 04:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Mar 16, 2018
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The speaker at this meeting was Burlington's Assistant Fire Chief Mike Patterson who told us about the need for a new fire station to serve the growing and expanding population of our town. He is shown here with Club President John Tuccinardi displaying a drawing of the new three bay Fire Station No.2 presently under construction.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Burlington's New Fire Station Jeff Wisnia 2018-03-16 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 09, 2018
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Our speaker at this meeting was Dan Rae, host of the popular NightSide program on WBZ radio weekday evenings from 8 PM to midnight. He entertained us with stories of his career in television prior to his taking over the Night-Side program. He is shown above accepting our club's donation  to the Shadow Fund, a nonprofit  organization that provides financial assistance for medical services to pets whose owners can not afford to do so themselves Club President John Tuccinardi is shown above presenting this check to Dan Rae.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

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Lunch with Dan Rae WBZ NightSide Host Jeff Wisnia 2018-03-09 05:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Mar 04, 2018
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Burlington Rotary Club members and their families and friends enjoyed an evening dinner and bowling at King's Burlington. This evening's activities were enjoyed by all and will likely become an annual event.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

Bowling Night Jeff Wisnia 2018-03-04 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 16, 2018
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At today's meeting we inducted Bill Petryszyn who moved to our area recently and had been a Rotarian prior to coming here.  Pictured above (l-r) are Club President John Tuccinardi, Bill Petryszyn and Roger Bell, Membership Chairman. At the end of the formal induction ceremony our new member gave us an interesting biography of his life and career. He is presently employed by the YMCA in Woburn, Massachusetts.

(Photo by Lori Becker)

New Member Induction Jeff Wisnia 2018-02-16 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 09, 2018
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Today's meeting was conducted by Past President Beverlee Vidoli. She is shown here exchanging flags with Mark Spencer, a visiting Rotarian from the Andover, Massachusetts Rotary Club.

Hosted Meeting Jeff Wisnia 2018-02-09 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 01, 2018
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The Burlington Rotary Interact club at Burlington High school held its annual white sock drive for United States military veterans. Through their efforts over the previous several months over 1500 pairs of white athletic socks were contributed by Burlington Residents and Rotarians this year. The Flatbread pizza restaurant in Bedford where we were donated a significant percentage of all money spent on pizzas this evening to the Interact Club and the Club gave the check for $300 shown above. The persons in the photo above are (l-r) Rita Orchanian, Interact Club President, Todd Bettinson,a member of our Club who is advisor to Interact, Dom Marcellino, a veteran who is President of the Disabled and Limbless Veterans organization and Andy Giadano from the Disabled Veterans Organization servicing vets in our area.

(Photo by don bernstein photos)

Socks For Veterans Service Project Jeffry Wisnia 2018-02-01 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jan 12, 2018
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The highlight of today's meeting was the induction of our newest  member Lori Becker. Lori grew up in Andover, MA and holds a Master’s degree from Boston University’s Entrepreneurial Management Institute along with several CrossFit certifications and has prior experience owning, managing and coaching in the CrossFit community. In addition to CFE, a fitness center in Burlington, Lori started, and is CEO, of a successful educational publishing services company which celebrated its 12th year in business in 2014. Pictured above (l-r) are Lori's sponsor Orla Baker, Club President John Tuccinardi, New Member Manager Roger Bell, New Member Lori Becker, and Shannon Weisse, one of Lori's staff at the Burlington CFE Fitness Center.

(Photo by don bernstein photos)

New Member: Lori Becker, CrossFit Exclamation Jeffry Wisnia 2018-01-12 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jan 05, 2018
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Today's meeting featured Massachusetts State Representative Ken Gordon (r) shown here with our Club President John Tuccinardi.  Representative Gordon spoke to us about what has happened in Burlington in the last few years and what Massachusetts government hopes to accomplish in our area during the next several years.

(Photo by don bernstein photos)

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Lunch with Ken Gordon, Massachusetts State Representative Jeffry Wisnia 2018-01-05 05:00:00Z 0 Speaker
Posted on Dec 22, 2017
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At this meeting we were treated to a bevy of holiday songs by the Burlington High School chorus and were invited to join them in a few well known seasonal songs. This has become an annual event for our club.

(Photo by don bernstein photos)

Holiday Chorus Jeffry Wisnia 2017-12-22 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 08, 2017
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At today's meeting we were visited by several members of the Burlington PAARI (Police Assisted Addiction And Recovery Initiative) who described the activities of their organization. Their group focuses on assisting persons who are addicted to opiates other drugs and alcohol by introducing them to several ways they can rid themselves of their addictions and assist them in doing that whenever possible. Shown above are members of PAARI including two members of the Burlington Police Department and our club  president John Tuccinardi, second from left.

We Learn About Burlington Paari Jeffry Wisnia 2017-12-08 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 25, 2017
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At this meeting Orla Baker became the newest member of our club. She is shown here holding the Rotary banner she received as part of our traditional member induction ceremony. Shown with her (l-r) are Membership Chairman Roger Bell, Club President John Tuccinardi and her new member sponsor Gary Feldman.                                                                   

Our Club's Newest Member  Jeff Wisnia 2017-08-25 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 18, 2017
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At this meeting our club president John Tuccinardi was presented with an award by two veterans for the guidance and help we have given to the Burlington High School Interact club, resulting in their collecting thousands of pairs of white athletic socks which were given to veteran's organizations for distribution to the many veterans in need. Shown above are the two veterans who joined us (l) Andy Giordano of the Disabled Veterans Organization and (r) Dom Marcellino of the Disabled and Limbless American Veterans Organization.                                                               

Us Military Veterans Visit Us Jeff Wisnia 2017-08-18 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 18, 2017
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Shown above exchanging club banners with our club's President John Tuccinardi is a visitor from the Rotary Club of Nassau in the Bahamas, Francisco de Cordenas. He told us things about himself and his Rotary Club which has over 125 members.
Visitor From Nassau  Jeff Wisnia 2017-08-18 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 29, 2017
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Our club held its 9th annual Special Olympics Softball tournament in Burlington. Special Olympics teams sponsored by seven Rotary Clubs in our District competed in this day long event.

Special Olympics Softball Tournament Jeffry Wisnia 2017-07-29 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 26, 2017
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At this evening dinner meeting several awards were presented to club members acknowledging their service to our club and serving  those in need of assistance around the world.  Pictured above are Al Fay and Cheryl Stanton, who each received a Paul Harris award in recognition of their having reached a significant overall personal contribution level to the Rotary Foundation.

Awards Meeting Jeffry Wisnia 2017-07-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 09, 2017
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At this meeting, Rita Orchanian, the incoming Interact Club President for the 2017-2018 school year was introduced to our members. Pictured above from left to right are our Club's President Brad Bond, next Interact President Rita Orchanian, our Club's President-Elect John Tuccinardi and Rita's Parents Andrea and Zohrab Orchanian.

Incoming Interact President Jeffry Wisnia 2017-06-09 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 02, 2017
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Nelson Kawalya, a long time Rotarian from Rotary District 9216 in Uganda paid a visit to our club en route to the Rotary convention in Atlanta. He brought with him his daughter and grand daughter who live in the Boston area. Club President Brad Bond is shown in this photo exchanging club pennants with our visitor.                                                                               

Visitor From Uganda Jeffry Wisnia 2017-06-02 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 19, 2017
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Our club held its annual joint meeting with the Burlington High School Rotary Interact Club at the school library. This photo shows the current and next school year's club officers and directors as they introduced themselves to the attendees. Among them the students who were graduating from the school this year told us where they would be heading to college.

Joint Meeting With Interact Club Jeffry Wisnia 2017-05-19 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 09, 2017
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Another trip to the Greater Boston Food Bank was made today by Club members (l-r) Frank Vozzella, Lynne Kelly and Joe Capua. They brought back a truckload of food to the Burlington Food Pantry from where it will be distributed to needy individuals and families in our community.                                                                                            

Food Pickup Trip Jeffry Wisnia 2017-05-09 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeffry Wisnia on Apr 08, 2017
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Students from the Burlington Rotary Interact Club joined with many others at the Middlesex Community College in Bedford to package meals for needy children.  Members of our club were aided by Rotarians from the Burlington Breakfast and Bedford Rotary Clubs to help oversee this event.  Over 3,000 meals were packaged on this day.

Meals For Kids Jeffry Wisnia 2017-04-08 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeffry Wisnia on Mar 31, 2017
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This year's "Friday Night at the Fights" was a resounding success thanks to the efforts of the members of the event's committee and other members of our club who attended and worked all evening at the many allied events including raffle ticket sales and food concessions for the fighter's families and friends.

Friday Night at the Fights 2017 Jeffry Wisnia 2017-03-31 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeffry Wisnia on Mar 10, 2017
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Past President Sarah Boulos holding the Paul Harris award presented to her at today's meeting by Past President Cheryl Stanton.

Sarah Boulas receives Paul Harris Award Jeffry Wisnia 2017-03-10 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeff Wisnia on Jan 27, 2017
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Our speaker today was Yanice Mak, a Rotary Scholar from Hong Kong shown here exchanging club flags with club President Brad Bond.  Yanice is studying at Boston University and when she graduates she hopes to develop programs to help uneducated and underprivileged people in Massachusetts, a noble undertaking.

Student Grant From Hong Kong Jeff Wisnia 2017-01-27 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeffry Wisnia on Dec 09, 2016
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The Burlington High School Select Chorus conducted by Julie Weller entertained us at this meeting with holiday songs from Christian, Jewish and Kwanzaa religions.  Joining us at this meeting were members of the Burlington Breakfast Rotary Club and the Bedford Rotary Club. This "Chorus Meeting" has been an annual event at our club for many years now.

Select Chorus Entertains Us Jeffry Wisnia 2016-12-09 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeffry Wisnia on Dec 05, 2016
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Members of the Burlington High School Interact Club gathered to present over 2000 pairs of white athletic socks to US military veterans. The socks were collected through the efforts of the Interact students and members of our Club. Particular thanks go to to our club member Lisa Healey who collected an amazing 1549 pairs of socks through her requests to friends, coworkers and acquaintances.  Many of the students pictured above are holding pairs of socks   to be turned over to the veterans this day.

Socks For Veterans Jeffry Wisnia 2016-12-05 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeff Wisnia on Dec 02, 2016
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At this meeting we were pleased to welcome and induct two new members into our club. Pictured above (l-r) are Membership Chairman Roger Bell, new corporate member Nevada-Dawn Finnell from Flatbread Pizza, alternate corporate member Stephanie Jelloe, Club President Brad Bond and the second new member Dan Restivo.

New Members: Stephanie Jelloe, Flatbread Pizza & Dan Restivo Jeff Wisnia 2016-12-02 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeff Wisnia on Nov 20, 2016
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Pictured above are Burlington Rotarians and helpers standing in front of boxes of frozen turkeys shortly before the turkeys and all the other foods for a lovely Thanksgiving Day meal were given to families in need of them. This is an ongoing annual activity of the Burlington Food Pantry and takes place at the UCC Church in Burlington. Our club has been participating in the program for over ten years and this year our activities included transporting the frozen turkeys from the Boston Food Bank and storing them in a freezer courtesy of Shaws Supermarket. The day of the event Rotarians moved the turkeys from Shaws Supermarket to the UCC Church where they stayed to assist families in gathering their turkeys and groceries for a Thanksgiving meal and helping move them to their vehicles.

Thanksgiving Meal Food Distribution Jeff Wisnia 2016-11-20 05:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeffry Wisnia on Oct 22, 2016
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This year's Halloween Spookathon combining efforts by the Burlington Recreation Department, our club and the Burlington High School Rotary Interact Club was a success despite intermittent rainy weather. The students from the Interact club manned numerous games and created and staffed a scary haunted house for the kids to walk through. Shown above are two of the many children attending this annual event.

Spookathon Jeffry Wisnia 2016-10-22 04:00:00Z 0
Posted by Jeff Wisnia on Oct 21, 2016
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This week our club continued its annual Rick Karwan Memorial Dictionary Program, by giving every third grade student in Burlington's four elementary schools a new dictionary.  Shown above are four club members at one of the schools and the stacks of dictionaries to be given out, and one of the school teachers preparing the students for a short program delivered by a Rotarian which included an introduction to words in the dictionary related to the principles of Rotary and its unselfish helping of people in need around the world.

Dictionaries For Third Graders Jeff Wisnia 2016-10-21 04:00:00Z 0
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SAVE THE DATE! MARCH 31, 2017

FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS

At the Billerica Elks Club

Delicious dinner at 7 PM
Followed by 18 rounds of boxing

Tickets - $80 each - Table for ten - $750

 

To purchase tickets email John Tuccinardi at jtuccinardi@fedheat.com

Save the date: Friday Night at the Fights 2017 Jeffry Wisnia 2016-09-15 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 16, 2016
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Club President Brad Bond receiving a contribution gift check from Dr. Kandyce Mutter, a chiropractor with an office in Burlington. Dr. Mutter is a member of The Wellness Champions, a worldwide group of physicians who donate their time to giving talks to small and large groups of people advising them on ways to stay healthier through proper life styles including diets, exercise, stress reduction, and  other techniques.                                                                           

 

The Wellness Champions Jeffry Wisnia 2016-08-16 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 01, 2016
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Our Club sponsors a Burlington Recreation Department "Concert on The Common" every year. We provide plenty of cold drinks and snacks at no charge to attendees of this popular event. Shown here is Club member Jeff Wisnia at the giveaway table. Several other of our Club members showed up to help handing out the goodies. Behind him are members of the Jumpin' Jive music group who have provided the entertainment at this event for many years.

Concert On The Common Jeffry Wisnia 2016-08-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 01, 2016
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Our speaker at this meeting was Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian who spoke in depth about presentations he made at the White House in June on the Middlesex Sheriff’s Office Medication Assisted Treatment and Directed Opioid Recovery (MATADOR) program, as well as on mental health and incarceration at the July White House Forum on Disability and Criminal Justice.  In 2015, nearly 46 percent of all new admittances to the Middlesex Jail & House of Correction reported a history of mental illness.  Pictured with him (L-R) are Club President Brad Bond and Club members Lisa Healey and Donna Marciano.                                                                                                                                                                             

Sheriff Visits Us Jeffry Wisnia 2016-08-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 29, 2016
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Six District Rotary Clubs' Special Olympics softball teams held a tournament at the Burlington recreation center field again this year. Pictured above are the members of the Burlington Pride team. Photos courtesy of Karlen Photography.

Special Olympics Softball Tournament Jeffry Wisnia 2016-07-29 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 11, 2016
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At this meeting we has the pleasure of inducting two new members. Shown here (l-r) are Club President Brad Bond, the new members Todd Bettinson and Joel Gianninoto, and membership Chairman Roger Bell.

New Members: Todd Bettinson & Joel GIanninoto Jeffry Wisnia 2016-07-11 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 23, 2016
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At our annual installation dinner Past President John Tuccinardi presented the Rotary Paul Harris award to Christine McCarthy in recognition of her tireless service as the club's secretary.

Christine McCarthy receives Paul Harris Award Jeffry Wisnia 2016-06-23 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 17, 2016
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At this meeting our club presented its 2016 college scholarship awards to the Burlington High School graduates shown in this photograph.  Also attending the meeting were many of the recipient's proud parents who enjoyed our luncheon meeting along with the students. The scholarship recipients announced which colleges they would be attending beginning the next school year.

Scholarships For Graduates Jeffry Wisnia 2016-06-17 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 09, 2016
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Rotary District Governor David Manzi attended our meeting and presented two citations. The first one to our club for its performance this year and the second one to the Burlington High School Interact club which our club sponsors. The Interact club received the 2015-2016 Presidential Citation from Rotary International and was the sole Interact club in our district to receive this honor.  Pictured above (l-r) are District Governor Manzi, the Interact club's President Caroline Covino and Secretary Hannah Miksenas, and our club's President Elect Brad Bond.          

Awards Jeffry Wisnia 2016-06-09 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jun 05, 2016
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This year's golf tournament at Sky Meadows in New Hampshire was blessed with great weather. Our annual golf tournament is a major fund raiser for our club, allowing us to provide many services to our community and also to other Rotary projects and programs throughout the world.

30th Annual Golf Tournament Jeffry Wisnia 2016-06-05 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 20, 2016
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Our Meeting on this day was held on the Burlington Common where we gathered on the benches at the fountain and resting area our club donated to the Town of Burlington in June 2008. We enjoyed boxed picnic lunches on a beautiful sunny day. We are shown here gathered around the marker placed here at the 2008 dedication.

Picnic Meeting Jeffry Wisnia 2016-05-20 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on May 19, 2016
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Burlington Rotarian Garry Feldman (l) visited the Stockholm, Sweden Rotary Club and is shown above exchanging club banners with their club's president.

Visiting Stockholm Club Jeffry Wisnia 2016-05-19 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Apr 01, 2016
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This year's fund raising event was another success for our club. There was a delicious meal enjoyed by the attendees followed by 18 three round boxing matches between pugilists from many boxing clubs in the area.

Friday Night at the Fights 2016 Jeffry Wisnia 2016-04-01 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 26, 2016
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At this meeting Club President Cheryl Stanton presented a contribution check from our club to Courtney Robinson, a staff member of Friends Forever, an organization whose mission is to have young people from both sides of the fences in Northern Ireland and Israel get to know each other. They then spend a week visiting the United States to experience first hand how people from varied backgrounds get along with each other well in the USA.

Friends Forever Jeffry Wisnia 2016-02-26 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Feb 12, 2016
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At today's lunch meeting a new member, Joe Capua, was formally inducted into our club. He is shown above surrounded by club President Cheryl Stanton and Membership Chairman Roger Bell.

New Member Jeffry Wisnia 2016-02-12 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 11, 2015
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The Burlington High School Chorus led by choral director Johnathan Grainger (front left) continued their long standing tradition of entertaining us with holiday songs near the end of each year. After singing a number of entertaining songs they passed out song sheets to club members and guests and let us sing several more along with them.

Holiday Chorus - 2015 Jeffry Wisnia 2015-12-11 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Dec 03, 2015
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The Burlington High School Interact Rotarians hold a "Sock Drive" each year for veterans at the Bedford Veterans Administration Hospital. Show above are Interact Club President Caroline Covino (2nd from left) with three members holding some of the white athletic socks donated by our club's members at today's meeting. Last year the Interact Club's Sock Drive collected over 500 pairs of socks for our veterans and they hope to do even better this year.

Socks for Veterans Jeffry Wisnia 2015-12-03 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 22, 2015
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Rotarians and helpers picking up boxes of turkeys which were being stored in the freezers at Shaws Market in Burlington. The Turkeys came from the Boston Food Bank and had been picked up from there by club members earlier in the week and transported to Shaws for storage. The turkeys were taken to the UCC church in Burlington where the Burlington Food Pantry workers, Church staff and Rotarians held their annual Thanksgiving meal food distribution to over 150 needy Burlington families.

Thanksgiving Food Distribution Jeffry Wisnia 2015-11-22 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 20, 2015
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This year's joint meeting between the Burlington and Lexington Rotary clubs was held in Burlington. The meeting's motif is the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between the two towns' High School varsity teams. Attending this meeting were Rotarians, school administrators and teachers and members of both school's football teams.

Burlington-Lexington Joint Meeting Jeffry Wisnia 2015-11-20 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 08, 2015
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The Burlington Pride Special Olympics softball team  has been sponsored and coached by members of our club for many years.  Our club organized and held an awards banquet at the Burlington Recreation Department with most of the players attending.  Each  player received a trophy from our club which they are proudly holding in this photo.

Burlington Pride Special Olympics Banquet Jeffry Wisnia 2015-11-08 05:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 23, 2015
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Our club's second annual Halloween Party was a resounding success with most of the club members and guests attending in costumes. Shone above are family members of club members Roy and Paul Swanfeldt who appeared as the Addams family. They walked away with the prize for the best costumed group.  At the conclusion of the party the winning tickets for our annual $10K raffle and numerous party raffles were drawn.  For those who may have difficulty remembering the character's names they are (l-r) Lurch, Uncle Fester,  Wednesday, Cousin Itt, Gomez, Morticia, Pugsley and Grandma.                                                                                                                                                             

                                                                                              

Halloween Party 2015 Jeffry Wisnia 2015-10-23 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 22, 2015
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Each year our club gives every third grade student in the Burlington Public School system a Webster's dictionary. On this day the first of Burlington's four grammar schools received their dictionaries. Shown above is club member Lisa Healey asking students to find words she requests in their new dictionaries and respond with definitions.

Dictionary Days 2015 Jeffry Wisnia 2015-10-22 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 17, 2015
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Once again our club participated in the Burlington Recreation Department's Halloween Spookathon celebration at Simonds Park in Burlington. The weather cooperated and the event was very well attended. Club member Bob Hogan and Pierre Brennecke at the entrance driveway directing parking for folks in cars.
Spookathon Jeffry Wisnia 2015-10-17 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 14, 2015
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Several of our club members took turns during the day managing the pumpkin sale fund raiser held at St. Marks church in Burlington.  Four of their faces are pictured above peering through the photo sign at the site.

Pumpkin Patch Jeffry Wisnia 2015-10-14 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Sep 11, 2015
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Rotaplast International, Inc.  is a non-profit corporation founded in 1992 providing free reconstructive surgeries and treatment to under-privileged children with cleft lip and palate deformities in many places around the world. Rotary District 7930 is heading on its 10th Rotaplast mission, to Cebu City, Philippines on October 4-18, 2015. Our club President Cheryl Stanton (r) is shown presenting Lisa Bartlett-Collin, one of the Rotaplast Ambassadors, with an envelope containing a check sufficient to cover one child's surgery costs.

Rotaplast 2015 Jeffry Wisnia 2015-09-11 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 14, 2015
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Long time club member Gary Feldman treated us to a classification talk in which he described his education and his entry into the world of dentistry.  He gave us useful information regarding how to stay healthy through proper personal dental care and visits to your dentist.

Classification Talk Jeffry Wisnia 2015-08-14 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 11, 2015
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A team of Burlington Rotarians drives to Boston several times each year to pick up food from the Boston Food Bank and deliver it to the Burlington Food Pantry where it is distributed to needy folks in our community. Club members on this trip are pictured above standing on the Boston loading dock. (L-R) Brad Bond, Bob Hogan, Brian Kelly and Jorge Andrade.

Food Pickup Trip Jeffry Wisnia 2015-08-11 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 26, 2015
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Our club's annual golf tournament was held at the Sky Meadows Country Club in Salem, New Hampshire again this year.

Annual Golf Tournament Jeffry Wisnia 2015-07-26 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 24, 2015
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Our Club held its annual Special Olympics Softball Tournament at the Burlington Recreation Department's Fields, inviting teams from seven other towns to participate.

Special Olympics Softball Tournament Jeff Wisnia 2015-07-24 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 17, 2015
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Guests at today's meeting were folks who contribute their time and effort to the success of Burlington's Special Olympic softball and basketball teams. They were introduced to us by John Tuccinardi (far right) our club's Special Olympics coordinator. The group included citizens who give of their own time to help the Special Olympians as well as members of the Town's Recreation Department.  Our club President Cheryl Stanton is third from the left.

Special Olympics Support Jeffry Wisnia 2015-07-17 04:00:00Z 0
Posted on Jul 16, 2015
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Several of our club's members contributed their time to helping build a sturdy fence for the Burlington Community Garden. The fence will keep hungry animals from making off with town resident's plantings.

Community Garden Fence Jeffry Wisnia 2015-07-16 04:00:00Z 0
ANNUAL DINNER MEETING
June 19, 2015
The two presidents were joined by many of the other club officers, Board members and award recipients.
ANNUAL DINNER MEETING Jeffry Wisnia 2015-06-19 00:00:00Z 0
NEW INTERACT CLUB PRESIDENT
June 12, 2015
At today's meeting Club President Sarah Boulos inaugurated Caroline Covino as the new president of the Burlington
High School Interact Club.  In the photo above Caroline is standing proudly, surrounded by her parents and sisters.
INTERACT PRESIDENT INAUGURATION Jeffry Wisnia 2015-06-12 00:00:00Z 0
OUR NEWEST MEMBER
May 29, 2015
James Girouard, owner of Girouard Landscaping was inducted at today's meeting. Shown with him are
President Elect Cheryl Stanton (right) and Membership Chairman Roger Bell (left).
 
And...
 
Wendy Pavlicec, the director of The Burlington Science Center located at Burlington High School spoke at 
our meeting and brought with her a young Great Horned Owl which had been rescued after being ejected  
     from its nest and turned over to the Science Center where it will likely spend the rest of its 30-40 year life.     
 
NEW MEMBER Jeff Wisnia 2015-05-29 00:00:00Z 0
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS
March 27, 2015
Two boxers go at it at our annual fund raising event, "Friday Night At The Fights, held in the Elks hall in Billerica. Attendees enjoyed a catered meal and watched twelve three round boxing matches where male and female pugilists from Massachusetts and Connecticut competed.
Club members sold a variety of raffle tickets which helped raise money to support our club's many charitable activities.
 
Hot dogs, popcorn and cold drinks were available for the boxers and their families to purchase at reasonable prices. Shown above are club members Sue Stewart (l), Jeff Wisnia (r) and Jeff's wife Judith who staffed this food table located near where the boxers were congregated and warming up.
 
 
Friday Night at the Fights 2015 Jeffry Wisnia 2015-04-07 04:00:00Z 0
EASTER CANDY BAGS
March 6, 2015
 
At the conclusion of our meeting members spent time decorating and filling Easter candy bags which will be donated to the Burlington Food Pantry. Smiling members show off their work in the picture above. (Photo by Janet Sullivan)
 
EASTER CANDY BAGS Jeffry Wisnia 2015-03-06 00:00:00Z 0
NEW MEMBER INDUCTION
December 19, 2014
At this year's final lunch meeting Our club inducted another new member, Ryan Wolters, shown here surrounded by Club President Sarah Boulos and President Elect Cheryl Stanton. Ryan is the Branch Manager at the Reading Co-OperativeBank in Burlington.
NEW MEMBER INDUCTION Jeffry Wisnia 2014-12-19 00:00:00Z 0
PENNIES FOR POLIO
Until January 23, 2015
At our next few meetings we will be passing around a change jar to collect loose change for our "Pennies for Polio" campaign, so bring in all you can.  This fundraising effort will go toward our club's contribution to the 2015 Polar Plunge campaign.  We have at least one member in our club who has signed up to plunge this year, Past President Ethan, and rumor has it we may have a couple more daring plungers!
PENNIES FOR POLIO Jeffry Wisnia 2014-12-18 00:00:00Z 0
BHS SELECT CHORUS ENTERTAINS US
December 12, 2014
At this meeting our club welcomed visitors from the Burlington Breakfast Rotary and the Bedford Rotary clubs. The Burlington High School Select Chorus under the leadership of Jonathan Grainger entertained us with a variety of holiday songs followed by a sing-along with the audience. Shown above are the chorus members and the presidents of the three clubs, Sarah Boulos-Burlington, Kevin Sullivan-Bedford  and Dianne Bedard-Burlington Breakfast.
BHS SELECT CHORUS ENTERTAINS US Jeffry Wisnia 2014-12-13 00:00:00Z 0
SOCKS FOR VETERANS
December 1, 2014
At what has become an annual event the Burlington High School Rotary Interact Club, which our club sponsors,  presented  veterans from the Bedford Veterans Administration Hospital with over 450 pairs of white athletic socks and also gave them a financial donation along with hand made holiday cards. Three veterans attended who spoke about their experiences at war.  One of them was 20 years old during the Vietnam war and had lost 3 limbs. The socks were all contributed by Rotarians and local residents and businesses.
 
 
 
The photo above shows some of the Interact students at their previous meeting, creating the holiday cards which were given with the socks .
SOCKS FOR VETS Jeffry Wisnia 2014-12-02 00:00:00Z 0
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY
November 1, 2014
This year our club held its first annual Halloween Party attended by members and guests of both of Burlington's Rotary clubs. A good time was held by all and events included plenty of dancing, a raffle of prizes from local restaurants and merchants and the drawing of winning tickets for our $10K raffle. Some of the costumed club members are pictured above.
 
Six members of the Swanfeldt family portraying members of the cast of Gilligan's Island.
(The "Professor" wasn't here, he got lost trying to find his way to the party.)
 
Past President Lynne Kelly doing her Dracula thing - with Paula.  Scaree!
 
Jeff Wisnia in his nuclear power plant outfit with his wife Judith (aka M. Monroe).
 
HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY Jeffry Wisnia 2014-11-02 00:00:00Z 0
DISTRICT GOVERNOR'S VISIT
October 31, 2014
Rotary District Governor Peter Simonson joined us at our lunch meeting and apprised us of his plans and hopes for the coming Rotary year. Chief among these was an enhanced effort to increase membership in the District's clubs through invitations to attend meetings and increased corporate memberships. Shown above (l-r) are Assistant District Governor Peter Majane, who attends most of our meetings and events, Club President Sarah Boulos, Club President Elect Cheryl Stanton, District Governor Simonson and District Governor Elect David Manzi. (Photo by Andy Weiner)
 
Another event at this day's meeting was the presentation of an award to long time club member Al Fay (r). The award was provided by Special Olympics in appreciation of Fay's decorating  his antique fire truck with a Special Olympics banner and displaying it at our Club sponsored Special Olympics softball tournament this year. Club President Sarah Boulos and ADG Peter Majane delivered this presentation. (Photo by Lisa Healey)
DISTRICT GOVERNOR VISITS OUR MEETING Jeffry Wisnia 2014-10-31 00:00:00Z 0
SPOOKTACULAR
October 25, 2014
The annual Halloween Spooktacular attracted over 1000 children and adults. The weather cooperated beautifully so that this year's event, largely created and staffed by students from the Burlington High School Interact Club, came off without a hitch. The photos speak for themselves.
 
One happy fellow
 
Past President Lynne Kelly played a scary Dracula this year
 
Local merchants joined in the fun!
SPOOKTACULAR 2014 Jeffry Wisnia 2014-10-25 00:00:00Z 0
STATE REPRESENTATIVE KEN GORDON
September 26, 2014
This meeting's speaker was Massachusetts House Representative for the 21st district, Ken Gordon.  His district includes Burlington, Bedford and a portion of Wilmington. Representative Gordon informed us about various pieces of legislation he has been working on since his joining the fray, including fairer unemployment insurance premiums for small businesses and arranging state financial assistance for Bedford's school system, whose High School enrollment includes students from Hanscom Air Force base.
KEN GORDON SPEAKS TO US Jeff Wisnia 2014-09-26 00:00:00Z 0
BURLINGTON TRUCK DAY
Sunday September 14, 2014
On the Burlington Common
10:00 AM  to 3:00 PM
Come and join fellow Rotarians
at the Rotary Table there.
TRUCK DAY Jeffry Wisnia 2014-08-29 00:00:00Z 0
FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS
March 21, 2014
This year's fund raising event was a resounding success.
Pictured above is one of the two lovely "ring girls"
announcing the start of the first boxing bout.
 
Whackem!
Two young boxers go at it.
 
Club member John Tuccinardi announced the event for
Burlington Cable Access TV.
 
Sponsors
Contributing sponsors' businesses were promoted with
signs displayed by the ring girls between rounds.
Friday Night at the Fights 2014 Jeffry Wisnia 2014-03-20 04:00:00Z 0
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FRIDAY NIGHT AT THE FIGHTS
March 22, 2013

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Our Club held its annual fight night at the Billerica Elks Hall. A member of the Massachusetts Boxing Commission was present and fighters from Ramaltho's West End Gym in Lowell participated in nine rounds of boxing. The fights were preceeded by a multi-course dinner. This always popular event raises funds for local scholarships and charities. (KarwanPhotos.com)

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