Newsletter Date; March 28
Meeting Date: March 23
Reporter: Liz Messier
While observing the long Massachusetts quarantine, Steve Hug took lots of long drives, including to Walden Pond. His inspiration today comes from Thoreau:
In a pleasant spring morning, all men’s sins are forgiven.
Please complete survey sent by Rob Black regarding returning to in-person meetings.
Online District conference is coming up Thurs-Sat., April 29-May 1 – info posted on the district website:
Board has decided to offer in-person meetings once a month – our first will be April 13th at the Squantum Club. Advance registration and payment are required if you’re coming for lunch -- click here to register and pay.  Attendance by Zoom will be available as well.
The Rotaract Club has created a new campaign to raise money for polio and it’s gotten attention from Rotary International. Once you have been vaccinated – give to the Polio Plus campaign so a child can get vaccinated. The flyer with more info is here.
Legends for Literacy – Pete Brock announced that the decision was made to go for an in-person event. No zoom gala – to be held mid to late October.
Steve Hug announced that we now have an Instagram page for our club - follow pvdrotary
Margaret Kane – recommends two books: Never Sleep with a Fat Man in July and How to Increase your IQ….
Holly Applegate for completing her two covid vaccines.
Jim Gilcreast for Cy Wyche and secondly for the fact that he drinks out of a coffee cup that describes his family with the saying – “Remember as far as everyone knows, we are a nice normal family.”
Anthony Hollingshead for good news about Jackie Gourd – she’s doing well and looking forward to returning to in-person meetings.
Richard Applebaum – for completing his two vaccinations and one for those folks wanting to get vaccinated that will soon be able to.
Kris David – watching Outlander on Netflix and there is a character with the surname Gilcreast. Jim informed us all that his surname means “servant of Christ.”
Don Saracen is also happy that he and Cherie have completed their vaccines.
Walter Adamowicz gave a happy buck for his third Blue Ray treatment for skin cancer.
Guest speaker Meg Sullivan updated us on the Manton Avenue Project, where she has been executive artistic director since 2011.
The Manton Avenue Project’s mission is to nurture the unique potential of young people in the Olneyville section of Providence by unleashing their creative voices and uniting them with professional artists to create original theatre. MAP is committed to presenting quality educational experiences for lower income young people, starting as young as third grade – up to grade 12.
Through playmaking, MAP sparks an expanding sense of possibility by building each child’s capacity for personal and academic success and offers opportunities for positive youth development. MAP has professionally produced over 700 plays written by under-resourced youth (with the help of over 500 volunteer artists), with the goal of empowering young voices and giving young people tools to become tomorrow’s creative thinkers and community leaders...
Upcoming Events
Club Meeting April 13, 2021
Apr 13, 2021 11:30 AM
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Upcoming Speakers
Mar 30, 2021
Special presentation about upcoming plans for our upcoming Gala
Apr 06, 2021
FBI's Mission focus, the eye being back on inward focus and community focus
Apr 13, 2021
Past, Present and Future of Rotary Interact and RYLA
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Executives & Directors
1st Vice President
2nd Vice President
Assistant Treasurer
Rotary Foundation
Executive Administrator
Director to 2021
Director to 2021
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Director to 2022
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Director to 2022
Immediate Past President
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