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Welcome to Rotary Club 6460 in District 7870.

Nashua

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Nashua Country Club
25 Fairway Street
(mail to: P O Box 401, Nashua, NH 03061)
Nashua, NH  03061-5130
United States
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Rotary Club of Nashua is hosting our first ALL IN FOR ROTARY Casino Night on July 13, 2017 from 5:30 - 8:30pm at Boston Billiards in Nashua. Boston Billiards now has live table gaming so you can take your chance at Blackjack, Poker and other table games. Proceeds will benefit nonprofits across the greater Nashua area. For just $25 you will have access to private rooms where you can network, play pool, eat great food, and listen to live entertainment.You can also bid on some great silent auction items. For Tickets go to our Eventbrite page.
On May 15th, Nashua Rotary members Dr. Ryan Barclay and Dr. Jerrilyn Sullivan, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the history and benefits of chiropractic. David Palmer found the connection between chiropractic and health in 1895. He went on open a very successful clinic in Davenport, Iowa.  It takes many years of school to become a chiropractor – 4 year college science degree, 4 years of chiropractic school, 3 national board tests, a state board test, and continuing education. 
On May 8th, Debbie Gleeson, owner of The Nature of Things and Second Nature Academy located in Nashua NH, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding, “21st Century Education”. Debbie started off by provided several frightening statistics about U.S. education and how today’s children spend their time.  Our education system ranks 17th in the world. Children spend seven hours in front of screens everyday (TV, computers, phones) outside of homework and school work.  Children spend less than 30 minutes a day outside. 
On April 24th, Patrick Woodbrey from the Department of Environmental Services, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding, “Pass the Salt, Hold the Chloride Pollution: Addressing the New Hampshire Salt Pollution Problem”. NH was one of the first states to salt for roadway clearing.  Salt is used because roads need clearing for tourism, commuting, people have needs that require road travel, they have wants and also emergency services.  In recent studies, the DOT found elevated levels of chloride during highway development.  Four towns with higher levels in water sources are Londonderry, Derry, Windham and Salem.
On April 10th, Gus Fromuth, Freedom Energy Logistics Founder and Managing Director, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the current state of energy in New Hampshire, and the disruptions in energy here.
On April 3rd, David McBeee and Claudia from the Milford Rotary Club, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding an event they have vision and passion  for titled “Pledge One for Peace”- an EarlyAct idea.
On March 27th, Suzanne Doherty of Loft Technologies, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding her club sponsored trip to India. Suzanne lived with host families and traveled to many areas in India. She saw the impact of the Rotary during her travels visiting Rotary schools. Many children in the poorest parts of India rely on Rotary schools for education, uniforms, food and transportation. 
Nashua Rotarian, Adrian Levesque addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding his two years of solid dedication to the Guatemala Midwife Co-op Association Project. The project will support the graduating and current students of a 3 year degree program, with three years of support upon graduation with equipment, supplies, training and support via a Midwife Co-op Association.
On March 13th, Len Sandler, author of the book, Because of You, We Live – The Untold Story of George and Simone Stalnaker, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding his experience writing this book. He has delivered more than 3000 leadership presentations to many Fortune 500 companies.  He is retired educator from Boston University. 
On March 6th, Christine Hunt and James Carroll, representing Citizens Count NH Live Free or Die Alliance, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding Citizens Count NH Live Free or Die Alliance. The group has been in existence for 9 years and helps to bridge the gap between the citizenry and legislators of NH.  Christine is a former Mrs. New Hampshire and has been with Citizens Count NH for the last 2 years.  It is a non-partisan group.  Her speaking partner is James Carroll who has a political science background and education from Keene State College.
On February 27th, Paul Henle, NH State Representative, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding “How the State of New Hampshire decides on and raises taxes.” Rep Henley displayed a chart that depicted the fourteen various types of taxes that are collected by our state and quizzed us on  tax we thought ranked #1 in dollars and #2 and so on.
On February 6th, Mike Apfelberg, President of the United Way of Greater Nashua, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the challenges of the United Way of Greater Nashua. After a brief introduction referencing the start of the United Way in Nashua by Kevin Halloran, United Way President Michael Apfelberg described the challenges the United Way faces today, which boil down to "Branding and relevancy in the age of GoFundMe." We're all hit by many requests for assistance, many tug at our hearts, and many compete with the way we approach "traditional" philanthropy.
On January 30th, Mayor Jim Donchess, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the state of the City. Mayor Donchess explained the nature of Town Hall Meetings being conducted to gather input from Nashua citizens.  He spoke about Economic Development with emphasis on the southend of the city to stimulate growth. He addressed the Opiod Crisis and applauded the efforts of the Nashua Fire Department in setting up a "Safe Station" to provide immediate medical treatment for those seeking treatment from Opiod overdoses.  He reported 62 people ranging in ages of 18 years old to 61 years old in January 2017.
On January 23rd, Nashua native Tim Neverett, Red Sox Radio play by play announcer, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding his journey to reaching his dream of becoming a sports announcer. Tim got his start here in Nashua, playing ball at Holman Stadium. Spent a lot of time playing various sports at Holman, and watched the Nashua Pirates and Nashua Dodgers.
On January 9th, Charlie Sherman, correspondent, anchor, and television and radio personality, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding his journey to reaching his dream of becoming a sports broadcaster. Starting at the Leland Powers School of Communication, Sherman wanted to be a sports broadcaster. He started on an AM & FM station with a sports call-in show, but soon made the practical shift to banking. 
West’s Mark Berity introduced Jen Morton and Krista Bordeleau of Nashua’s End 68 Hours of Hunger. This program puts nourishing food in the hands of school children to carry them through the weekend. Each bag of food costs $10 each week and provides two breakfasts, two lunches, and three dinners for a child, with some left over to share! The Nashua Rotary Clubs help fill the void for Christmas Vacation and April Vacation each year, when children are sent home with shopping bags full of non-perishable food, enough designed to last the entire week.
On December 5th, Sister Maria from the order of the Presentation of Mary, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the Presentation of Mary Academy. Sister Maria was born in the Azore's on Saint Michael's Island, and moved to America when she was 7 years old. Educated in Catholic Schools all her life, she took her profession of vows in 1985. Sister Maria spent 12 years in the Appalachian region of Kentucky, where she discovered her passion to aid the poor and disadvantaged through education. From there she taught school at PMA Academy in Hudson, and eventually went into administration as a Principal, first in Berlin NH for 3 years, then 12 years in Manchester and finally as principal at PMA Academy in Hudson.
On November 28th, Michael Beebe former owner and operator of Old Temple Mountain Ski Area, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding Old Temple Mountain and the Ski industry. Michael is Brian’s father-in-law.  In 1936 Michael’s parents, Charlie and Lucie, opened Temple Mountain Ski Area on Route 101 in Peterborough. Three generations of Bebees were involved in the family business from 1965 until 1984. Michael managed it with his wife and daughters.  
On November 14th, Marc Thayer, executive director of Symphony NH (SNH), addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the state of Symphony NH (SNH). Marc was accompanied by Bridget Brazeau, development associate for Symphony NH.
On November 21st, Sarah Ward, co-owner of Oasis Springs Farm, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding her mission to provide fresh, healthy and local produce year round to the greater Nashua community through Oasis Springs Farm. Started in July 2016, the farm uses hydroponic technology to be able to grow leafy greens, lettuce and herbs year round in an enclosed unit. They are passionate about sharing this technology with others and being able to provide our community with a local source year round.
On November 7th, Chris Sununu and Colin Van Ostern, candidates for Governor spoke to the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding their position on the issues in this election. Each was allotted 12 minutes to speak and then several questions were taken.  
On October 31st, Kate Luczko, President & CEO of Stay Work Play, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the mission of Stay Work Play NH (SWP), a 501(c)3 nonprofit that was established in 2009 with the goal of encouraging 20 and 30 “somethings” to stay in, come to, or “boomerang” back to New Hampshire. The mission of SWP is “To work collaboratively across New Hampshire to support ongoing economic, workforce, and community development by promoting the state as a favorable place for young workers and recent college graduates to stay, work and play, when considering employment and lifestyle opportunities.”
On October 24th, Carol Farmer and Casey Holt, addressed a joint meeting of the Rotary Club of Nashua and the Rotary Club of Nashua West, regarding World Polio Day. Rotary is asking each Rotarian to donate $26.50 which will be matched 2-1 by the Gates Foundation.  We then watched a short video about immunization.  The video and more information can be found at www.endpolionow.org.
On October 17th, Venu Rao, assistant district governor, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding the Rotary Foundation Centennial. Venu also discussed the Global Grants project, the Milford club's efforts with Pure Water for the World, and Hollis/Brookline's Literacy Project.  He finished with detailing the Midwife Training Project in Guatemala.
On October 3rd, United Sates Senate candidates, US Senator Kelly Ayotte and NH Governor Maggie Hassan, addressed the Rotary Club of Nashua regarding their views and solutions to the various issues currently facing the nation now and in the future. 
 
 
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