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Newsletter (The GAM) - Current Jan 13, 2020
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Rotary Club of New Bedford, MA - Weekly GAM

 

GAM...A nautical term describing the exchange of news between vessels departing from and returning to their ports...

January 8, 2020

 

The Last Time We Met

The January 8th meeting was our Yankee Swap.  I’ll be mysterious and just say, if you missed it, you missed it…..

 

Missed the last GAM?  You can check it (or any past issue) out at 

http://newbedfordma.clubwizard.com/NewsletterArchive.cfm

 

VISITORS AND GUESTS:  A mystery...

 

The Next Time We Meet

January 14th Monthly Board Meeting (RESCHEDULED).  FSI, 955 Reed Rd, North Dartmouth, 5:00 pm.  All welcome.

January 15thLunch at the Wamsutta. Program TBD

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:  What would you like to see at a Rotary meeting? Let us know.

January 22thLunch at the Wamsutta.  Program TBD

January 29thLunch at the Wamsutta.  Program TBD

February 4th Monthly Board Meeting.  FSI, 955 Reed Rd, North Dartmouth, 5:00 pm.  All welcome.

February 5th Lunch at the Wamsutta. Program TBD

 

Odds and Ends

WHAT’S IN “THE ROTARIAN”  – February 2020 

Have you been getting your monthly copy of The Rotarian magazine?  As part of your Rotary membership you should be getting one.  Here are some highlights 

A. RWANDA TURNS THE PAGE ON ITS PAST

B. HOW TO TELL FACT FROM FICTION…

C. ROTARY FORMS ALLIANCE WITH TOASTMASTERS

AND (of course) a crossword puzzle…

 

DUES DUE

Consider this your third notice that dues are due for the end of the year (We will accept them in January, of course).  They are $65 and cover you for 6 months.  Please contact Lisa for payment information.

 

DISTRICT AND RI REMINDERS (if you are interested in attending any of these, please ask a board member for more information as some events the club will sponsor members to attend) 

-           RLI SEMINAR - Districts 7910, 7930, 7950, January 25th 2020, Marlborough, MA https://rlinea.org/ The Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) is a multi-district, grassroots leadership development program.  All members are welcome.

-           DISTRICT 7950 MID YEAR MEETING, Presidents and Presidents Elect, White’s of Westport, February 8, 2020

-           NORTHEAST PETS, Presidents Elect & AGs, Sheraton, Framingham, MA, March 5-7, 2020

-           INTERNATIONAL NIGHT, Celebration of Youth Exchange, White’s of Westport, April 6, 2020

-           DISTRICT ASSEMBLY, Secretaries, Treasurers, All Rotarians, White’s of Westport, April TBA 2020

-           DISTRICT CONFERENCE, Cape Codder, Hyannis, May 1-3, 2020

-           ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA), Sea Camps, Brewster, May 16-18

-           ROTARY INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE CONVENTION, Honolulu, Hawaii, June 6-10, 2020 https://www.riconvention.org/en

-           INSTALLATION OF DG CHARLENE JAREST, White’s of Westport, June 26, 2020 In combination with the Rotary Club of Fall River Installation. Our good friend Charlene would love to see us there.

 

NEW BEDFORD ROTARY ON SOCIAL MEDIA

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One More Thing – An Orren Classic

Advice from Jacob Braude - "Consider how hard it is to change yourself and you'll understand what little chance you have of trying to change others."

Peter A

GAM Editor