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Gardner

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We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Williams Restaurant
184 Pearson Blvd.
Gardner, MA  01440
United States of America
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November Events
 
Gardner Rotary Volunteer Event: Phase 1
Quabbin Retreat, Petersham, MA
Thursday, November 1, 2018 12:00 noon
Trail Clearing with the East Quabbin Land Trust
Bring tools (rake) and dress accordingly
 
Heywood Healthy Harvest 5K Event: Grille Workers Needed
Location: Heywood Hospital, 242 Green St, Gardner
Saturday, November 3, 2018 7:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
 
Gardner Rotary Volunteer Event: Phase 2
Quabbin Retreat, Petersham, MA
Thursday, November 8, 2018 12:00 noon
Trail Clearing with the East Quabbin Land Trust
Bring tools (rake)  and dress accordingly
 
Gardner Rotary Meeting
Williams Restaurant, 12:15 PM
Thursday, November 18, 12:15 PM
Speaker: Open
 
Gardner Rotary Meeting
Williams Restaurant, 12:15 PM
Thursday, November 29, 12:15 PM
Guest Speaker: Joyce Graff - Powerful Patient and Brookline NH Rotary Club
 
 
 
 
 
4th Annual Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Polish American Citizens Club
171 Kendall Pond Road West
Gardner, MA  01440
 
Tickets $25.00 per person.
All proceeds benefit the Backpack Food Program
Tickets sold at the door
 
 
 
Kim Goulette, Executive Director of the American Red Cross for Central MA was the guest speaker on April 14, 2016:  Kim spoke about the history of the Red Cross, response and recovery to disasters and the educational programs the Red Cross provides.  For more information:  http://RedCross.org/ma/Worcester
 
 
On April 7, 2016 Lauren Saunders spoke on the Massachusetts Opioid Abuse Prevention Collaborative Grant Program (MOAPC).  The MOAPC Grant covers Fitchburg, Athol, Gardner & Leominster and is held by the Montachusett Public Health Network (MPHN) & LUK, Inc.  
 
Lauren provides Free Narcan training, which is held every third Thursday of every month at 6:00 pm at the Community Health Connections and is open to the public.  You will be instructed on how to prevent and recognize an opioid overdose and what to do if one occurs.
 
For more information please call Lauren at 978-829-2425 or email her at LSaunder@LUK.org Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/LUKPrevention
 
 
Welcome our newest Rotary member Tammy Hawkins of Athol Savings Bank
 
Over $25,000 in merchandise donated by local businesses was auctioned off at the 42nd Annual Gardner Rotary Auction which was held at Mount Wachusett Community College on February 26th & 27th;
 
    • November 19 – Regular schedule meeting
    • November 26 – No Meeting - Happy Thanksgiving
    • November 30 – Monday lunch meeting  -  Suzanne Bump, State Auditor - speaker, this is a joint meeting with the Greater Gardner Chamber of Commerce, Athol Chamber of Commerce and Athol - Orange Area Rotary Club, lunch will be at noon, the cost is $25.00, register for this meeting through the Gardner Chamber
    • December 3 – No meeting
    • December 17 - Regular schedule meeting
    • December 24 - No Meeting - Christmas Eve
    • December 31 - No meeting - New Years Eve

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Eric Stanway, author of The Victorian, Madame Sherri and The Old Rindge House was the guest speaker at the October 15, 2015 Rotary meeting. Eric is a writer, artist and musician.
 
Thank you to the sponsors and vendors of the Rotary Wine, Cheese and Chocolate event and to the organizer, Donna Libby who works at Great Wolf Lodge and is a fellow Rotarian

Inducted into our Rotary Club on July 30, 2015 by President Christian Orobello is Carol Jacobson, Associate Director, Alumni Relations at Mount Wachusett Community College.  Welcome Carol!

 

AG Bharti Bhakta presents this year's banner "Be a gift to the World" to our club President, Christian Orobella on July 2, 2015
Gardner Rotary Club 2015 Ryla Attendees - held at Worcester State University June 26 - 28
 
On June 25, 2015 Peter Sargent receives a Paul Harris plus one pin from incoming President Christian Orobello, congratulations Peter
 
 
 
 

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Wine, Cheese & Chocolate Tasting
Friday, September 18, 2015 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Polish American Citizens Club
171 Kendall Pond Road West
Gardner, MA  01440
 
Tickets $25.00 per person:  All proceeds benefit the Backpack Food Program
Tickets sold at the door
 
 
 
 
 
Welcome Table Meal hosted by the Gardner Rotary Club
 
 
 
 
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