Welcome to the Rotary Club of Lebanon


Service Above Self

1st and 3rd Thursday at 12 noon; 2nd and 4th Tuesday at 7 AM
Harvest Hill (behind Alice Peck Day Hospital)
10 Alice Peck Day Drive (Dwinell Room)
Lebanon, NH  03766
United States
(603) 448-0126
Cameron Ford, Ex. Director of Headrest and Paul Sullivan, Newton MA Rotary

Paul Sullivan and Cameron Ford were our speakers relating to the opiate issues in New Hampshire.


Paul Sullivan is a member of the  Newton MA Rotary club. He was a past president and sponsored Opioid Addiction Initiative and PATH:  Prevention, Awareness (Education), Treatment, Hope. He initiated  a Grant to be used for Arente Program in schools, to teach about addiction before it happens. Anyone interested please feel free to Contact Paul at Paul@Paulmsullivan.com.


Cameron Ford is the Executive Director of Headrest. Headrest's Mission is "Assisting those affected by substance use disorder, experiencing a crisis or is in need of Support".  Headresty run a Suicide Hot Line, 24 hours a day, every day for locals, teens and is in partnership with the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. Headrest also offers residential services for those who are returning to the community and treatment and work readiness programs. Feel free to call them with any questions at 603-448-4872.

Assistant Governor Don MacMeekin opened Rotary District 7850's area speech contest and had the four contestants pick their order of speaking by lot. The speakers were Rosa Turinetti and Kayla Ball, senior Randolph Union High School students who were sponsored by Randolph's two Rotary clubs; Mary Gile, freshman from Lebanon High School; and Carlos Melgarejo, senior from Kimball Union Academy. The four speakers elucidated our Four Way Test from very different and very effective perspectives. 


The winner of the area speech contest was Carlos Melgarejo, a student attending Kimball Union from Spain. The runner-up in the contest was Mary Gile, who brought with her a family cheering section that included a well-behaved (but enthusiastic) toddler.


  • Three members of the Rotary Club of Lebanon were recognized for their support of the Rotary Foundation. Individuals who have contributed more than $1000 to the Annual Program Fund, the Polio Plus Fund or the Humanitarian Grants Program of the Rotary Foundation are recognized as Paul Harris Fellows.  Today we recognized:
    • Kevin Gould — Received his Paul Harris +4
    • Will Koppenheffer  —  Received his Paul Harris +3
    • Dan Nash — Received his first Paul Harris recognition.


Three students from KUA prepared and delivered speeches emphasizing, "Make a Difference by applying Rotary’s 4-Way Test".

 Carlos was the winner of the contest.  He is from Spain,  He spoke about Global Warming and how we each have a role to play by using renewable energy resources.



Charles, the runner up spoke about a new way to look at masculinity based on compassion, respect and action. 

Elise shared her experience starting a dog walking service at the school.  The proceeds go to supporting animals at the Upper Valley Human
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