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Rotary Club of Concord
5 January 2017
 

President:                              Steve Kirk

Song:                                      God Bless America led by Steve Kirk
Pledge of Allegiance:           Chris Alphen
Prayer:                                   Boris  Nitkin
Sergeant at Arms:                Dave Robertson
Bulletin Writer:                    Jean Goldsberry
 
 
Visiting Rotarians & Guests:
Chris Sintros introduced his guest, Christine Battisti
Anne Trudeau introduced her guest, her brother, Bill Barrett
Matt Hollister introduced his guest, Jim Fuge, his grandfather visiting from the UK
 
Happy or Sad Fines:
Frank Rigg is happy and sad that his brain surgery scheduled for next week has been postponed.
Sheila Watts wishes everyone a Happy New Year.
Matt Hollister is happy to have met Anne Trudeau.
Hillary Taylor is happy that Bill Barrett joined us today.
Christine Battisti wishes everyone a Happy New Year and thanks for having her at the meeting.
 
Table Talk
The center table was all women until Frank Rigg joined the group.  Discussion during lunch centered around women’s issues and how women had been treated in the workplace over the years. Several members shared experiences such as being a female Rotarian not welcomed to a group she visited, going to a national advertising convention and having to play golf with the “wives group” rather than the businessmen, being fired from an office job because she was pregnant. 
 
Announcements:
Bristol Lodge dinner is scheduled for 1/11.  Volunteers are needed. 
Leigh Ann announced that she is working on a repeat of the Skiathon just as a social event and is working on a February date.
Leigh Ann and Chris are talking about the Octoberfest for this year and getting more sponsors.
Sharon is helping set up mixers at the Colonial Inn in February and March.
 
New Year Resolutions
Hillary Taylor will get her business on Etsy.
Leigh Ann Crimmings will cook more at home
Jean Goldsberry will go to 150 Jazzercise classes, walk 1,000,000 steps (not miles!), learn to be friends with her pressure cooker, and learn a new piece of technology.
Steve Kirk will lose 10 pounds and will get his wife to go to a goal setting seminar.
 
Program:
Steve discussed various ideas.  He would like to have members give talks to other groups such as the Concord Chamber of Commerce, the Concord Business Partnership, etc.  He is working on job descriptions for Rotary positions.  He is also thinking about starting a tech committee.  He likes the idea of the Nashoba club which has a group called, “Rotary Means Business” which is a business networking group. 
 
Door Prize:
Hillary Taylor won a $25 Visa gift card
 
CONCORD OFFERS ADDITIONAL MEETING OPPORTUNITY
 Are you an early bird? Can’t do lunch? The Rotary Club of Concord has added a second meeting to their weekly schedule.  Rotarians and their guests may now attend a breakfast meeting from 7:30 a.m. until 8:15 a.m. at the Colonial Inn, 48 Monument Square in Concord. Featuring a hearty breakfast and an informal format, the meeting fits the bill for those who want to be part of Rotary’s many activities, but cannot make a luncheon meeting. Full attendance credit will be given to Concord Rotarians and Rotarians visiting from other clubs.  Please drop in and experience an inspiring start to your day. Learn about upcoming Rotary projects and discuss timely topics.
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Upcoming Events
Luncheon Meeting with Casey Atkins
Colonial Inn
Feb 16, 2017
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Sunrise Satellite
Colonial Inn
Feb 21, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
 
Luncheon Meeting
Colonial Inn
Feb 23, 2017
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Sunrise Satellite with John Lombard
Colonial Inn
Feb 28, 2017
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
 
Minuteman Arc Carnival
Mar 04, 2017
 
Rotary Mixer
Colonial Inn
Mar 06, 2017
5:30 PM – 7:30 PM
 
Rotary Spring Pops
51 Walden
Apr 07, 2017
8:00 PM – 10:00 PM