Welcome to the Monadnock Rotary Club

Welcome to the Monadnock Rotary Club in Dublin, NH

Monadnock Rotary Club

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
Dublin Community Church
Route 101
Dublin, NH  03444
United States of America
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Good morning Rotarians.
 
 
Here are the meeting notes from April 16th.
 
Opening Words:  Jim Guy
 
Announcements & Club Business & Correspondence
  1. Evening Meeting  May 7th.
  2. District meeting in Danvers May 3rd-5th.
  3. Roadside pick up on May 11th.  May 18th Rain date. Possible  Dub Hub participation.
  4. Gavel Night will be on June 25th at MacDowell Lake.
  5. April 28th meeting will be at the Community Center because of the church rummage sale.
 
 
Jerry Branch offered to provide guidance to club members on how to conduct a conversation with a prospective member.   Please contact Jerry directly to take advantage of his offer.
 
The assembly meeting on Tuesday was led by Harry Wolhnadler.  We discussed the Wellness Festival and each member’s roll in the event and  why the WF was meaningful to the community and worth considering to doing again.  We also discussed ideas for other fund raisers such as a dinner dance, trivia night, as well as the Awareness walk/run, and how to obtain greater community involvement in club events.  Further discussion will be had at the next Assembly meeting scheduled for May 14th.
Good morning Rotarians.
 
Here are the meeting notes for April 9th.
 
Jim Guy gave the opening words.
 
Harry Wohlhandler gave the Hat story about his early experiences and observations about the internet back in the 1990’s when it was in its early stages of commercialization.
 
Announcements:
  1. Awareness Run discussion will be continued  at the April 16th assembly meeting.
  2. Evening Meeting May 7th.
  3. District meeting in Danvers, MA, May 3rd-5th.
  4. Roadside pick up on May 11th.  May 18th Rain date.
  5. Gavel Night will be on June 25th at McDowell Lake.
 
Our Speaker was Phil Gargan, a former Zimbabwe Rotarian and resident of Harrisville, NH.  He  shared his story of the long process of immigration from  from Zimbabwe to the United States for him and his wife, as well as their experience in obtaining US citizenship.  An interesting story.
 
Tuesday’s meeting will be a continuation of  discussions to develop details for the Awareness run fund raising event, to be led by Harry Wohlhandler.  Please make an effort to attend.
 
Jerry Branch will say a few words about membership.
 
Opening words: Rick MacMillan
 
No Hat story for the meeting.
 
No Speaker is scheduled.
 
See you in the morning.
 
Best regards,
Jim Guy
Good morning Rotarians.
 
Here are the meeting note for the April 2nd.
 
Bill Gurney gave the opening words.
 
Jim Guy gave the Hat story about experiencing 2 earthquakes and a hurricane in 2012. One earthquake while in a high-rise hotel in Tokyo.
 
Announcements:
 
  1. Awareness Run discussion at April 16th assembly meeting.
  2. Evening Meeting  May 7th.
  3. Rotary District meeting in Danvers May 3rd-5th.
  4. Roadside clean up on May 11th.  May 18th rain date.
 
Our speaker was Brett Ann Thelan from the Harris Conservation Center who gave an interesting presentation about her experiences as head of the citizen volunteer program that collects data about the Spring amphibian migration which include salamanders, frogs, and turtles as well as efforts to protect the creatures during the migration.
 
For tomorrow’s meeting:
 
Opening Words:  Jim Guy
 
Hat Story:  Harry Wolhandler
 
Our Speaker will be Phil Gargan, a former  Zimbabwe Rotarian.  He will share his story of the long process of immigration and obtaining US citizenship.
 
Good Morning Rotarians,
 
Here are the March 26th meeting notes:
 
Vance Finch gave the opening words.
 
Dale Gabel gave the Hat Story.  He related a few of his experiences about his duties on board a ship as a young officer in the Coast Guard.
 
Announcements:
  1. The RYLA event on March 23rd was a success.  Thanks to Bill Gurney for all his efforts.
  2. Awareness Run discussion at April 16th assembly meeting.
  3. Roadside cleanup is scheduled for May 11th.
  4. The May 7th meeting will be an evening meeting at the Dublin Community Center.
  5. Bob Vecchiotti announced that has resigned from the club. 
  6. Rotary District meeting will be May 3-5 in Danvers, MA.
The speaker was Max Mitchell, Exec Dir. Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce.  He gave us an overview of some of the challenges that small towns in New Hampshire face, in terms of infrastructure, taxes, schools, and other related issues.
 
Next meeting:
Opening Words:  Bill Gurney
Hat Story:  Jim Guy
Speaker:  Beth Ann Thelan, Harris Center for Conservation Education. Her topic will be Harris Center's Amphibian Migration - part of their Citizen Scientists Programs
 
See you tomorrow morning.
 
Best regards,
Jim Guy
Good Morning Rotarians,
 
Following are the March 19th meeting notes.
 
Pegg Monohan gave the opening words.
 
Jerry Branch gave the Hat story and told us of his duties as a young army officer during the Vietnam War years.
 
 
Announcements:
  1. RYLA to be held on March 23rd.  About 20 youths have signed up.
  2. Further club planning for awareness event scheduled for the April 16th assembly meeting.
  3. Evening meeting on May 7th
  4. District meeting in Danvers, MA  May 3rd-5th.
  5. Executive Board Meeting at the Dublin General Store  on March 20th.
The Speaker for the meeting was Ed Walker, Chief of the Peterborough Fire Department. He related stories of various incidents and experiences of the PFD  related to drug overdose emergencies.  Chief Walker provided useful suggestions about the awareness event when he was asked for input.
 
Tomorrow's meeting:
 
Opening Words               Vance Finch
Hat Story                         Dale Gabel.
 
The scheduled Speaker for tomorrow’s meeting is Max Mitchell, Exec Dir.  Jaffrey Chamber of Commerce. His topic will be 'Discussing the challenges and opportunities of a small community."
 
Membership is a ongoing issue for Rotary.  Attached is a template for recruiting new members that I received from the District Secretary.  Please keep on file for reference.
 
See you tomorrow morning.
 
Jim Guy
 
 
 
 
 
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