The Rotary Club of Merrimack sponsored the "Coats for Kids" program this year. The "Coats for Kids" program provides winter coats for children in Merrimack who have none. This year, the program gave away 22 coats to children in Merrimack.
On September 11, 2014, the Rotary Club of Merrimack presented a check for over one hundred dollars to the Merrimack Professional Firefighters IAFF Local 2904 Heating Fuel Assistance Fund.
Eleven local individuals were recognized by the Rotary Club of Merrimack for demonstrating “Excellence in the Workplace.” The event was held at a weekly Merrimack Rotary breakfast meeting at the John O’Leary Adult Community Center on Thursday, April 10.
The Rotary Club of Merrimack recently presented three local food banks with donations collected during the month of November.
New members Leslie Burnard (L) and Eric Gallant (R)
Andy Steeves, club President is in the center
Leslie is a Merrimack native who has returned to her roots after living in other parts of the US and Japan for some years. She currently works with her father at Colorco Ltd. in Merrimack, fabricating custom hard surfaces for the architectural and design community.
Eric is the owner of Stuart Clark Insurance Agency, located in New Boston that serves all of Hillsborough County and the region. He is a long time Merrimack resident and attended local schools.
filmed and edited by Jeff Capones High school Media class
L-R Kneeling: Jeff Capone, Bill Spinney, Vas Gakis, Rick Crawford. Standing: John Cyr, Becky Thompson, Lisa Spinney, Jean Crawford, Teresa Machado, Joe Machado. Not shown: Kristin Wardner
Recipients of the Merrimack Rotary “Excellence In Workplace” are recognized.
MERRIMACK- Eleven local individuals will be recognized by the Rotary Club of Merrimack for demonstrating “Excellence in the Workplace.” The event will be a breakfast at the John O’Leary Adult Community Center on Thursday, April 18. Doors open at 7:00 a.m. and the buffet breakfast, catered by the Stocked Fridge, will be served at 7:15 a.m. Members of the public who wish to join in honoring recipients are welcome; tickets are $15.00 per person and must be reserved by Thursday, April 11. Call Chris Christensen at 424-2542 to make reservations.
Invited honorees are:
|Jeff Capone||Merrimack High School||Videography Teacher|
|Jean Crawford||St Joseph Community Services||Site Manager|
|Rick Crawford||R. Crawford & Son||Contractor|
|John Cyr||Interstate Battery||Owner|
|Vasilios Gakas||Mr. G's Pizzeria||Owner|
|Joe & TeresaMachado||Pets Choice||Owners|
|Bill & Lisa Spinney||Strikeback Dynamic Defense||Owners|
|Becky Thompson||Town of Merrimack||Executive Assistant|
|Kristin Wardner||Town of Merrimack||Secretary|
According to Chris Christensen, program chair, “One of Rotary’s five avenues of service is ‘Vocational Service.’ Our goal is to recognize the value of all occupations, and I’m very pleased to see such a wide variety of jobs represented. Other vocation related activities include our scholarship programs and member participation in Enterprise City”. “Of course, Rotary is well known for its guest speakers, and these presentations are often related to various occupations,” he added.
Brian Snow is a lawyer, and former Justice in the Merrimack and Goffstown District Courts. Attorney Snow has lived in Merrimack since 1984, and is married with grown children. He coaches high school football, and has taught at UNH, Rivier, Hesser and Franklin Pierce Colleges.
Bob Freed has lived in Merrimack since 1988. Currently he works in Milford in the Transportation, Brokerage and Freight Consulting Business. He is married with two daughters and a son.