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Upcoming Events
Seafood Festival beer Tent
Sep 08, 2017
3:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Seafood Festival Beer Tent
Sep 09, 2017
10:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Seafood Festival Beer tent
Sep 10, 2017
10:30 AM – 6:30 PM
Governors Recieption Dave Underhill
Sep 11, 2017
5:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Director meeting partridge House
Hampton Nh
Sep 13, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Reach the Beach
Sep 16, 2017
10:30 AM – 10:30 PM
Seabrook Poker Room
Sep 18, 2017 11:00 AM –
Sep 23, 2017 11:00 PM
Blood Drive
Sep 29, 2017
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Smuttynose Rockfest half marathon
Oct 01, 2017
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Hampton Rotary 18th Annual Golf Tournament
Portsmouth Country Club
Oct 02, 2017
10:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Aug 29, 2017
UNH Rotaract President
Sep 05, 2017
Community Toolbox
Sep 12, 2017
District Governor
Sep 19, 2017
Monthly Business Update
Sep 26, 2017
Hampton Community Coliation
Oct 10, 2017
Seacoast Family Promise
Oct 17, 2017
Monthly Business Update
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Jeremy Kassel
Global Grant for Education in India
Happy 2017!   I am reaching out to you to see if Hampton Rotarians would be interested in assisting with financial support for a Global Grant for education in India.   I have appreciated your club’s support of international projects in the past, and thought that this might be of interest to you.
This grant is to provide an e-learning opportunity for rural high schools in India (proposal is attached)  The program provides video lessons that correspond to content of the national curriculum are put on a jump drive and provided to the HS teachers.  Lessons are in Math, Science and English.  Each lesson is about 20 minutes - engaging and of good quality information.  Currently, the teachers spend the entire class time writing the information on the board and the kids copy it in their notebooks.  No time for actual teaching, let alone discussions or experiments or practice!   The grant provides the software (I’ve met the developers, they are terrific and work very hard to offer quality lessons, using good teaching techniques), the projector, a solar generator to keep it all going.  There is also teacher training in how to use the software - and how to now teach lessons rather than being a scribe of the textbook!  These schools are quite rural, usually just concrete block, often without electricity (hence, the solar generator)  But the kids and teachers and parents are incredibly appreciative of the support and do take great care of the resources.
The host club where the project will be implemented is Bangalore West and my club (Yarmouth) has agreed to be the international partner.  I know Bangalore West Rotary from when I was in India last spring - reviewing a similar project that they were doing.  The club is terrific, about 60 members and very active.  Though they are located in the city, they actively seek other areas of their state to implement projects and involve clubs in these more rural areas as partners who are actively involved with the schools served by the grant.  I am looking to raise a total of $10,000 in local club money, then request a matching amount from our district.
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University of New Hampshire Interact Club President
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Notes from 08/22/17 Meeting

Song: Rick Considine
Thought of the Day: Penny Jett
Guests and Visiting Rotarians:  George and Patty Rice - Past District Governor
Chucky Rosa and Charlie from Chucky's Fight


World Polio Day: October 24th is World Polio Day, donating now can enter you to win a trip to Seattle.  Polio is down to 8 cases in Afghanistan and Pakistan!!
Seafood Festival: Friday September 8th through Sunday September 10th.  Still need help for Saturday night! See Larry Marsolais!  T-shirts will be given out at Tuesday's meeting.
District Governor Visit and Social: Evening social with Exeter Rotary at Castaways on Seabrook Beach

Reach The Beach:  Saturday September 16thStill need volunteers!  See Rich GibadloThis is the 19th year!  Have 23 volunteers, need 39!

September Poker Room Fundraiser: The Hampton Falls Poker Room will again do a benefit for Hampton Rotary during the week of September 18th - 23rd. 

Rochester Rotary Golf Tournament: Tuesday September 26th.

Rockfest Half Marathon (Loco Sports): Sunday October 1st

Hampton Rotary Golf Tournament:  October 3rd, more information to follow

Blood Drive:  September 29th, more info to follow in an email

Website Advertising: Looking for Hampton Rotary Website sponsors - $100 a year

50/50: Donna Abisi drew the King of Clubs and won the 50/50!


This weeks Speaker: Chucky Rosa from Chucky's plunge talked to the club about his charity "Chucky's Fight".  Chucky's Fight helps people struggling with addiction, and funds rehabilitation scholarships.  Chucky's Fight was started when Chuck Rosa lost two sons to accidental overdoses.  His non-profit is completely funded from the community and organizations like Rotary.  Chuck brought one of his volunteers, Chalres Smith, who spoke about how Chucky's Fight had impacted his own battle with addiction.  President McGowan presented Chuck with a check for $500 from the Hampton Rotary.


Need to do a makeup?  Neighboring Clubs Meet on the following days and times:
Exeter: Meets Mondays at 12:15 PM at the Exeter Inn, 90 Front Street, Exeter, NH
Newburyport: Meets Tuesdays at 12:15 PM at Andiamo Restaurant, 24 Winter St, Newburyport, MA
Portsmouth Lunch Rotary:  Meets Thursday at 12:15 PM at the Portsmouth Country Club, 80 Country Club Lane, Second Floor, Greenland, NH
Portsmouth Seacoast (Sunrise) Rotary:  Meet Thursday's at 7:30 AM, Cafe Espresso, 783 Islington St, Portsmouth, NH
Amesbury MA: Meets Thursdays at 12:15 at Crave Restaurant, 32 Elm St, Amesbury.  They do a new evening social meeting the first Thursday of the month at the Amesbury Sports Park, 12 S. Hunt Rd, Amesbury from 5:30 - 6:30 pm
Rochester: Meets Monday's at 12:15 PM, Governor's Inn, 78 Wakefield St, Rochester
Raymond:  Meet Wednesday mornings at 7:30 AM at the Tuckaway Tavern and Butchery, 58 Route 27, Raymond.  Exit 5 off 101.
Dover: Meets Wednesday at 12:15 PM at 121 Broadway, Dover, NH
Kittery Maine: Meets Tuesday's at 7:30 AM at Kittery Estates, 220 State Road, Kittery
Kittery Maine After Hours:  Thursdays from 5:00 - 6:00 pm at Hillside Flowers & Gifts, 151 State Rd, Kittery - meeting in garage in the back.
Visit these neighboring clubs and make some new friends and contacts!

Attendance is documented weekly through our sign-in sheet at the front desk. If you can't make a meeting, (and most of us can't from time to time, we're all busy people) you have lots of opportunity to get credit by simply doing a make-up two weeks prior or two weeks after a missed meeting. Visit another Rotary club meeting, attend one of our board meetings, a committee meeting, participate in a service project (blood drive, soup kitchen, bell ringing, etc.) or one of our many fundraisers (Reach to the Beach, Golf Tournament, etc) or simply do an on-line make-up. 
There are so many ways to receive a make-up, but don't forget to e-mail Paula Rappolt, our club secretary, the event you attended and the date at to have your make-up recorded. 
Check out the link to all of our district's clubs meeting times and locations.
If you wish to do an online make-up, click here