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SUNRISE- OPERATION AMERICAN SOLDIER, K. Bechtel
Colonial InnDec 01, 2015
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
LUNCHEON MEETING- OPERATION AMERICAN SOLIDIER
Colonial InnDec 03, 2015
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
HOT CHOCOLATE STAND
Middlesex BankDec 06, 2015
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Colonial InnDec 08, 2015
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
LUNCHEON MEETING WITH "MARE Inc."
Colonial InnDec 10, 2015
12:15 PM – 1:30 PM
CHILDREN'S GIFT DISTRIBUTION AT NECC
Northeast Correctional CenterDec 12, 2015
SUNRISE SATELLITE WITH LISA HOLDORF
Colonial InnDec 15, 2015
7:30 AM – 8:15 AM
Book and Cookie Swap for Everyone!
Fowler Branch of Concord LibraryDec 15, 2015
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
NO REGULAR MEETING THURS. DEC 17, HOLIDAY PARTY
Dec 17, 2015
Newbury CourtDec 17, 2015
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
The Sunrise Satellite option of the Rotary Club of Concord offers members an alternative meeting time by holding weekly meetings from 7:30 a.m. until 8:15 a.m.Tuesday mornings.
We meet Thursdays at 12:15 pm & Tuesdays at 7:30 am
Come to either meeting, or both!
Concord's Colonial Inn
48 Monument Street,
Concord, MA 01742
48 Monument Street,
Concord, MA 01742
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On Tuesday, Nov. 10 help cook and serve a delicious meal for homeless and shelter residents in the Waltham area. Come at 3 p.m. to the Immanuel United Methodist Church, 545 Moody St., Waltham (Corner of Moody & Cherry St. - Enter from Cherry St. to the basement). The "Thanksgiving" menu includes turkey and all the fixins. You will enjoy this unique opportunity to put service above self.
The Rotary Club of Concord hosted Razia Jan of the Ray of Hope Foundation and Beth Murphy, Documentary Film Writer, on October 28th. The presentation focused on Razi'a story of building a school in Afghanistan for girls. She is now embarking on building the first college for young women in rural Afghanistan that will be opened in March 2016.
The Rotary Club of Concord is sponsoring a food drive for Open Table at our meetings on Oct. 20 and Oct. 22. See the flyer in Downloads for details. We are working with the Rotary Club of Lexington to hold a "Stop Hunger Now" food packaging event on November 14. See details in flyer in "Downloads" and register by clicking on link in the menu banner above. And at Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen on November 10 we will treat our guests to a turkey dinner. Information under Events. Many opportunities to feed the hungry.
On Oct. 2 Krish Dhanam delivered a spell-binding account of what it means to work for and enjoy the American dream from the perspective of an immigrant. He spoke at the Rotary Club of Concord's first Annual Speaker Event at the Concord Carlisle Regional High School. Before taking center stage, this internationally-acclaimed motivational speaker chatted with guests in the lobby.
The Rotary Club of Concord hosted an Appreciation Continental Breakfast for the Concord Police and Fire Departments to honor the first responders who sacrifice each day for the protection of the community. Held at Concord's Tricon Church Parish Hall on 9/11/15, the event featured presentations of the Al Filipov Award for Courage and Service to Inspector Richard Hodgson of the Concord Police Department and Firefighter Marcus Jackson of the Concord Fire Department. In presenting the awards, Rotary Club President Sharon Spaulding explained that the award is made in memory of Al Filipov, a Rotarian and human rights activist who died in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. In addition to the awards, the Rotary Club made donations in the recipient's names to their favorite charities: Stand Up for Kids in Marcus Jackson's name, and Communities for Restorative Justice in Richard Hodgson's name. Photo: Pres. Sharon Spaulding (left),Police Chief Joseph O'Connor, Richard Hodgson, Marcus Jackson, Asst. Fire Chief Tom Judge
The Rotary Club of Concord credits the Aug. 24 golf tournament’s success to the support of sponsors, golfers and volunteers. Among them were Platinum Sponsors Emerson Hospital, Deaconess Abundant Life Services, and Spaulding Management LLC and Lunch Sponsor Hammond Residential Realty. Dee Funeral Home and Cremation Services sponsored the hole in one contest. Many Tee and Green sponsors provided critical additional support. See the complete list in the downloads on this page. All proceeds go to support scholarships through the Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund. Photo: Rotarians (L) Jean Goldsberry, Sharon Spaulding of Platinum Sponsor Spaulding Management LLC, and John Lombard taking a break at the registration table.
Many thanks to all who made the golf tournament a success, including the weatherman. No rain. No beating sun. No hole in one. Just a lot of fun for a great cause. Details to follow. We are all a bit tired today but relieved to know there will be scholarships next year.
The Rotary Club of Concord announces its first annual speaker event featuring internationally acclaimed social commentator Krish Dhanam at the Concord-Carlisle Regional High School at 7 p.m. Oct. 2, 2015. Dhanam has delivered his message of hope, humor and balance in over 50 countries and throughout the USA. Dhanam’s advice will stir you to the foundation of your belief in this great land. Tickets are $50, $25 for seniors, students, and groups of 10 or more. Order online by clicking on the button in the banner at the top of this page. For cash ticket purchases call John Dow, 617-803-6688. Tickets may also be purchased at the Concord Flower Shop at 135 Commonwealth Ave. in West Concord; Frameables at 111 Thoreau Street across from the depot in Concord; and McWalter Volunteer Insurance Agency on Main Street in Concord Center.
AUG. 24 AT THE CONCORD COUNTRY CLUB, A 27-YEAR TRADITION WILL CONTINUE. DON'T MISS THIS HISTORIC EVENT. THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE...GOLF, LUNCH, DINNER, PRIZES, ENTERTAINMENT, VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES, AND MOST OF ALL, A CHANCE TO HELP OUR OUTSTANDING STUDENTS WHO SO NEED SCHOLARSHIP HELP TO ATTEND COLLEGE. MAKE NO MISTAKE, THERE ARE MANY UNMET TUITION NEEDS OUT THERE. SO COME ON OVER ANY TIME BETWEEN 11 A.M. AND 8 P.M. TO JOIN THE FUN. IF FOR SOME REASON YOU CANNOT MAKE IT (YOU ARE IN THE SOUTH SEAS ON VACATION FOR EXAMPLE) HELP OUT BY VISITING BIDDINGFORGOOD.ORG/CONCORDROTARYSCHOLARSHIPS AND MAKING A CASH DONATION OR BID ON AN ITEM YOU SELECT. THANKS!
Concord Rotarians served guests at the Council on Aging's Sumer Barbecue Aug. 19. Presiding at the grill, flipping burgers and hot dogs, John Dow had it all under control despite the heat. Inside the Harvey Wheeler Community Center, in air conditioned comfort, the rest of the Rotarians served salads and desserts to close to 100 guests. Here is President Sharon Spaulding offering salad with a smile!
Here are a few Concord Rotarians who recently played at the new Fellowship Golf League of District 7910. Next round is Wednesday, Aug. 19 at the Framingham Country Club. (See Steve Levitsky for details). Not to be confused with the Aug 24 ROTARY CLUB OF CONCORD'S ANNUAL THOMAS R. HUCKINS MEMORIAL GOLF TOURNAMENT at the Concord Country Club to benefit the Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund. Both are fun! Dust off those clubs and come on out for a great cause. Find downloadable information to the left or click to register at the Bidding for Good sites listed in the banner at the top of this page.
Early bird Rotarians enjoyed hearing DG Jim Fusco's inspiring report at the breakfast meeting August 11. We really appreciate the devotion to Rotary of our past and present District Governors when we hear about their extensive training and demanding schedules. Jim's enthusiastic goals for the District got everyone on board for a great Rotary year ahead. Check the District website and read Jim's newsletters to keep abreast of what is coming. As you can see from his photo, he showed a great sense of theater as he announced the District Conference, to be held in Plymouth in May.
At 8 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5 Rotary's online auction to benefit the Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund (CCSF) begins, so click to care for all those deserving students who need our help. Go to biddingforgood.com/concordrotaryscholarships, or merely click on the area in the heading above, "ONLINE AUCTION FOR SCHOLARSHIPS". in 2015 Rotary Club of Concord gave $20,000 for scholarships. Lets beat that record to remain a #1 donor to CCSF. Bid Early. Bid Often. Help outstanding students like scholarship winner Lisa Goulet (pictured) obtain the education they deserve.
Rick and Joan Beers once again hosted an evening of fellowship and great food for the Rotary Club of Concord's Summer Outing at their Inn on the Horse Farm in Sudbury. Gerry Paolilli grilled fantastic lamb kabobs, John Dow and Rick Beers did not disappoint as super chefs. There were appetizers galore, cookies by Sharon Spaulding, cupcakes by Peter Mahler (maybe with a little help from Concord Teacakes bakers?) and much more. Rick's grandson offered tours of the farm via golf cart. Many thanks to all who helped and those who attended. Let's do it again next year!
Kara McArdle brightened the July 9 Rotary meeting with an animated report on her experience at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) weekend two weeks ago. The Club sponsored 12 Concord Carlisle students who will be juniors in September to attend this leadership development program. Kara described some of the activities she found most "life changing" including breaking a board with her bare hand and sharing her story in front of a group of 60 other students.
Congratulations to the winners of the Rotary Concord Middle School Awards. Nine scholars at Peabody and ten at Sanborn were chosen by their teachers to receive certificate, clocks and a round of applause for their excellent achievments.. Here is Math Rotary Award winner from Peabody, Jennifer Li. The Rotary Club of Concord is proud to have been part of Concord Middle School's 8th Grade Celebration for 2015 and wish each student an enjoyable and enlightening high school career.
Members and guests of the Rotary Club of Concord celebrated the wrap-up of President Sheila Watt's Best Club Award-winning year and welcomed incoming President Sharon Spaulding at a BBQ at the Concord Rod & Gun Club June 23. District 7910 Governor for 2015-2016 Jim Fusco installed Concord Rotarian Steve Levitsky as Assistant Governor. Many standing ovations for honored Rotarians kept folks on their feet until the evening wrapped up with a collection of gift cards for Compass for Kids and everyone left under the glow of a gorgeous sunset over the lake.
Another jam-packed week for the Rotary Club of Concord. Great speakers...Mark Howell, Chief Information Officer for Concord spoke at the Sunrise meeting June 16 and Sarah Rosenkrantz and Sam Greenberg of Y2Y (Youth to Youth) spoke at the Luncheon meeting June 18. Rick Copland, Judy Carlough, Sheila Watts and Steve Levitsky comprised the first place team in District 7910's new golf fellowship outing at Butter Brook Golf Course on June 17. The week wraps up with the installation of District 7910's new governor Jim Fusco on June 19.
On Memorial Day, May 25, Rotarians from Bedford, Concord and Lexington served ice cream sundaes and cake to veterans at the Bedford VA Hospital. Everyone enjoyed the camaraderie and the chance to thank the veterans for their service. Now in its fourth year, Concord's Sharon Spaulding organized this tri-club effort. Photo: Ruth Armknecht with a WWII veteran injured when a bomb exploded near his ship.
The Rotary Club of Concord is the proud recipient of the "Best Club Award for District 7910 for 2014-2015", awarded at the District Conference May 16, 2015. The Club also received the "Strategic Partner Award" for its partnership with the Town of Concord in securing a magnificent tree for the town center. The District gave Dick Hale and Steve Levitsky "District Service Awards" for their outstanding work on behalf of Rotary. Congratulations to all club members for their hard work this year. Seen here from left: Past District Governor and Concord's Club Advisor, Ralph Hammond; Club President Sheila Watts, Past Presidents June Grace and Rosario Rizzo and District Governor Valentine Callahan. In the foreground, the bell, passed to the winning club each year. It will be rung with honor!
Golf is back! The Concord Club's Golf Tournament Committee is hard at work, and so, too, are the staff and volunteers of the PGA Constellation Senior Players. Seen here, Joe Rotellini, Executive Director of the Tournament that will be held June 9-14 at Belmont Country Club. Joe spoke at Concord's luncheon meeting May 6, mapping out the process of planning and executing a major tournament. To volunteer or attend the Belmont Country Club event, visit CSPGolf.com. To volunteer or attend the Rotary Club of Concord's Aug 24th golf tournament to benefit the Concord Carlisle Scholarship Fund, download the forms on the left column of this page.
Club Executives & Directors