The Rotary Club of Bow, NH - "We Help Others"

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91 Bow Center Rd
Mail: PO Box 1935
Bow, NH  03304
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On Thursday evening, June 1st, the Bow Rotary Club held it's annual recognition night at the Baker Free Library.  Several Avenues of Service Awards were presented to community members, Interact members and Bow Rotarians.  Dean Cascadden was the chair of this years Awards and Recognition Committee. He and other committee members, Donna Deos, Ben Kiniry, Jeff Kipperman and Linda Lorden planned a very nice event.
Several Rotarians also filled in as award presenters.  See the photos by Chuck Reinhardt and Harry Judd below.
The Car Show Winners and Sponsors are posted in the Car Show Section
or view them here.
Stay tuned for the 2018 show date!!
The Bow Rotary summer concert series is scheduled and ready to go this summer thanks to chair Ben Kiniry.
Checkout the following schedule of FREE Summer Concerts!
July 9thConcord Coachmen & Laconia Chordsmen
July 16thJordan Tirrel-Wysocki Band
July 23rdMink Hills Band
July 30thCanyon Run Band
August 6thFreese Brothers Big Band
August 13thSouth Street Blues Band
The 2017 Four-Way-Test Speech Contest winners are as follows:
1st Place - Kailey Andrew
2nd Place - Sohani Demain
3rd Place - Sarah Jarrar
The contest was held at the White Rock Senior Center on March 29th at 7:00 PM.
Each speech must include the tenants of the Four-Way-Test, which is,
Is it the Truth?
Is it Fair to All Concerned?
Will it Build Good Will and Better Friendships?
Will it be Beneficial to all Concerned?
The contestants were rated on how they included these tests into their topic. They were required to speak for a minimum of 5 min to a maximum of 7 min.
The contestants will deliver their speeches to the Bow Rotary club at an upcoming regular meeting and compete for Rotary District 7870 prizes at a regional competition in Henniker and at the Rotary District Conference..
Photo: L to R Paul Rizzi, Kaitley Andrew & Sohani Demain.
Photo Credit: Eric Anderson
Today, the Bow Rotary Club fulfilled it's commitment of $20,000 to the Baker Free Library's Lower Level Renovation project by presenting a check for $20,000 to the Baker Free Library's Trustees, Foundation Directors and Renovation Committee members at our regular meeting.  The presentation was made by Club President Mike Griffin and accepted by Mark Levem, Baker Free Foundation Director and Chair of the Lower Level Renovation Committee.

Photo by Eric Anderson
The $600.000 renovation will include multiple large meeting spaces as well as storage space for historical documents and artifacts related to Bow’s history, which will be publicly accessible through the efforts of the Bow Heritage Commission.  
The Bow Rotary Club had previously pledged $20,000, specifically for completion of the informal meeting area to be known as the "Bow Rotary Community Room" — a space designed to help Bow residents connect. The pledge was contingent on the Town of Bow supporting the project with a $300,000 commitment raised through town warrants.  At the recent 2016 town meeting, a warrant article passed to provide the final payment by the town.  All of the other funds have been raised by private and corporate donations. To date, the library has raised all but approximately $60,000 of their $300,000 portion of the total project.
The Bow Rotary Club welcomes new members throughout the year.  If you are committed to community service and interested in learning more, please email our current Club President by clicking on his or her name under Club Executives & Directors in the left sidebar.

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