Event Types


Oct 03, 2017

Opening Words

Oct 03, 2017

The How and Why of Diabetes Epidemic in US

After receiving a BS degree in Psychology and spending 32 years as a Division Sales Manager in Medical Diagnostics, he has turned his energy and attention to diabetes awareness. As a Type 2 Diabetic himself and a member of the NH Association of Diabetes Educators, he is passionate about his topic and his commitment to helping reverse the national trend.

Oct 03, 2017
Dec 19, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Your Monadnock Humane Society today and the outlook for 2018

Kathy Collingsworth of Keene: Executive Director at Monadnock Humane Society 

Topic: “Your Monadnock Humane Society today and the Outlook for 2018”

Kathy Collingsworth had been the ED of the Monadnock Humane Society since mid-2016. Previously he was president of the Monadnock United Way for over 7 years and Executive Director of Stonewall Farm for six years. 

Jan 23, 2018


Monadnock Rotary Club (Dublin) Guest Speaker, January 30, Dublin Community Church (lower level)

Steve Ryder, President, True North Networks, Keene, NH

Topic: “Cybersecurity and You”


Steven Ryder is the President and Founder of True North Networks, LLC.  True North is a leading national provider of managed hosting, technology and security services within the financial services industry.  In 2015, True North launched SecureWorkplace®, a suite of cybersecurity services designed to reduce the likelihood of a successful cyber-attack on their clients.  Prior to starting True North, Mr. Ryder worked in the financial services industry serving as Vice President of two banks, managing relationships with Fannie Mae’s largest New England clients, and was the CFO of the largest real estate company in New Hampshire.  Steven speaks at varies venues throughout the country each year on cybersecurity.


Jan 30, 2018

The exciting new United Way Strategic Direction for 2018 and Beyond

Monadnock Rotary Club (Dublin) Guest Speaker, February 6, Dublin Community Church (lower level)

Robin Eichert: Personality profiling consultant, Jaffrey/Peterborough.

Topic: “The exciting new United Way Strategic direction for 2018 and Beyond”.

Robin Eichert, founder of PeopleSense Consulting, combines 30+ years of business management experience with a passion for making people successful in the workplace. Her consulting practice helps organizations of all sizes and industries build healthy workplace relationships, through support of hiring and management development processes.  She holds a B.S. in Communications from Virginia Tech and a Masters of Organizational Management from University of Phoenix Online.  Robin, a Jaffrey resident, was a long-time member and past president of the Monadnock Rotary Club, as well as past Assistant District Governor for the Rotary District 7870

Feb 06, 2018

Top Ten Things to know about Powers of Attorney

Monadnock Rotary Club (Dublin) Guest Speaker, January 30, Dublin Community Church (lower level)

Susan Abert, Elder law attorney with Norton and Abert in Keene.

Topic “Top Ten Things to know about Powers of Attorney” 

Susan R. Abert is the Monadnock Region's only Board Certified Elder Law Attorney. She has served as President of the New Hampshire Chapter of the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) and is a member of the New Hampshire Bar Association's Estate Planning and Probate Law Section. Attorney Abert is licensed in New Hampshire, New York, and Illinois but limits her practice to New Hampshire. She is a frequent speaker in the Monadnock Region and state-wide on legal topics such as estate planning and elder law. Attorney Abert is a graduate of the University of Virginia College of Arts & Sciences and the University of Virginia School of Law.

Feb 13, 2018

Learn the secrets of their award-winning chocolate.

Monadnock Rotary Club (Dublin) Guest Speaker, January 30, Dublin Community Church (lower level)

Nate Morison, Owner/Manager of Vicuna Chocolate Factory in Peterborough.

Topic: "Learn the secrets of their award-winning chocolate".\

Nate Morison and his business partner Casey are the second owners of Vicuña Chocolate, a bean-to-bar chocolate factory in downtown Peterborough. Nate graduated a year early from high school and took the opportunity to turn around and grow a local business. Nate and Casey have serious plans for the award-winning gourmet chocolate product. 

Feb 20, 2018

Stories of the Refugees in Greece

Monadnock Rotary Club (Dublin) Guest Speaker, January 30, Dublin Community Church (lower level)

Becky Sakellariou, long-time volunteer with the Greece refugee crisis

Topic: “Stories of the Refugees in Greece".

Becky is an American married to a Greek national where they resided and raised her two sons. She now spends part of her time in Peterborough and part back in Greece where she has been volunteering with the refugee crisis. She is also a published poet.

Feb 27, 2018

On optimism and its impact on everything we think, feel and do.

Steve has 30+ years as a sales executive, trainer, motivational speaker and relationship builder. He earned a BA in Economics from Johnson State College and after an intensive 8 week training at Michigan State, entered the Peace Corp for two year service in the Philippines. Steve is also a certified Reiki Master.

Mar 06, 2018

Your back, your posture and related issues for all ages.

Jim has worked in the field of physical therapy for over 25 years, and for the past 10 years works in the out patient department at Cheshire Medical Center in Keene. He's also an adjunct professor in the doctoral program for physical therapy for Franklin Pierce University for the past 9 years. He has a board certification in orthopedics and is certified as a orthopedic manual therapist. Ask him about Nicaragua!

Mar 13, 2018

Your Monadnock Humane Society today and the outlook for 2018

The mission of Monadnock Humane Society is to foster a compassionate community by promoting and providing for the well-being of animals. The Monadnock Humane Society brand promise is to honor and respect the mutually beneficial relationship between people and pets Kathy has been Executive Director of the MHS since mid-2016. Previously he was President of the Monadnock United Way for over seven years and Executive Director of Stonewall Farm for six years..

Mar 20, 2018
Mar 24, 2018

New Hampshire Dance Institute their mission: to inspire excellence in children through dance & music

Jennifer is Executive Director of NHDI and Kristen is their Artistic Director. 

The New Hampshire Dance Institute (NHDI), founded in 1986 is a non-profit organization that introduces children in kindergarten through 8th grade to the joy of choreographed dance. It is our honor and privilege to help them discover their potential by motivating them to: Believe in themselves; Value artistic expression; Develop a personal standard of excellence.

Mar 27, 2018

Evolution of a people-sensitive culture in a growing high-tech setting

Apr 03, 2018