The Rotary Club of
Montachusett Area
 
Serve to Change Lives
 
Membership Newsletter 
for April 20, 2022
 
 
Inspiration:
Train your mind to see the good in everything.  Positivity is a choice.  The happiness of your life depends on the quality of your thoughts.  Carl Jung once said, Who looks outside, dreams.  Who looks inside, awakes.
 
Club Meeting:

Our next Club Meeting will begin on Thursday April 20th at 5:00pm.  We will be meeting again in-person at The Gardeners' Spot located at 66 Granite Street in Leominster as well as via Zoom at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85151551208

Board of Director's Meeting

Will be held the 2nd Thursday of the month.
 
President's Message: Michael Caslin
My fellow Rotarians,
 
On this date in 2008, American race car driver Danica Patrick won the IndyCar 300, becoming the first woman to win an IndyCar championship event.  Like Danica, Rotary is fast and in the winner’s circle when it comes to service above self!
 

Michael

 
Last Week's Club Meeting
Alley had a great idea about co-sponsoring a Red Cross blood drive due to national blood shortages.  Ellen has found a location to host the event at at Andrew's Hall in Lunenburg.  Thank you Alley and Ellen!
 
Discuss adding a Webmaster/Social Media Chair to update our website to show all of the recent service projects and fundraising events that we have worked on and to become more inviting to potential new members.
 
This Week's Club Meeting
There will not be a Club meeting on Thursday April 21st at LCU.  We are meeting instead on April 20th at 5:00pm at The Gardeners' Spot located at 66 Granite Street in Leominster.
 
I will complete paperwork for a District Grant for the Fitchburg/Leominster Rail Trail project of adding multiple bicycle pump and repair stations.  We will be the Host Club and each of the 4 Clubs in the area will contribute $500 towards this project.
 
Upcoming Events
April 18th:  Jay and Rick will meet at Cormier Park located at the corner of West Street and 3rd Street in Leominster for our annual Spring cleanup from 10:00am ~ 2:00pm.  Anyone's help will be greatly appreciate in lending a hand for the park cleanup.  
 
May 7th: May Flowers fundraising event for Mother's Day located at Fidelity Bank parking located on 75 Main Street in Leominster from 10:00am ~ 2:00pm.  We will sell the May Flowers at $35.00 each.
 
May 12th: Neddy Latimer the Executive Director of the Spanish American Center invited the Montachusett Area Rotary Club to hold our Club meeting from 7:45am ~ 8:30am and have breakfast at their facility located at 112 Spruce Street in Leominster.
 
May 17th: Community Awards at Fitchburg High School.  Please call or text Mary Whitney at (508) 317-6035 for questions. 
 
July 12th: Joint Club Cornhole Tournament at the Thirsty Robot Brewery located at 265 Summer Street in Fitchburg.
 
July TBA: Krispy Kreme Fundraiser for their Original Glazed Dozen Doughnuts!
 
July 24th: Worcester Red Sox are hosting a Leominster Day at Polar Park.
 
Upcoming Speakers
April 28th: Timothy Massawe who is the District Governor in District 9214.  Timothy will talk about Rotary in Tanzania.
 
May 5th: Chris Grubel or Mike Hurley of the Fitchburg East Club.  They are in the process of writing an international grant for a water project in Uganda.
 
 

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