Meeting November 7, 2017
Recorder — Marilyn Bedell
Program - November 14, 2017 at 7:00 AM
John Higgins, Ledyard Charter School Program

November is Rotary Foundation Month

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During the past 100 years, the Foundation has spent $3 billion on life-changing, sustainable projects.

With your help, we can make lives better in your community and around the world.


Program - November 7, 2017
Taysa Bruno
Journey to Sobriety 
with Cheri Bryer, Recovery Coach at the Perinatal Addiction Treatment Program at DHMC 
Cheri shared her journey to become a Recovery Coach which was one of the many positive aspects of her sobriety and ongoing recovery.
If you want to learn more about the work of recovery coaches, read this Valley News article, Click Here  Cheri became a recovery coach after being trained by the Connecticut Community for Addiction Recovery program [CCAR]  Learn more about CARR at this link 
Cheri Bryer
Taysa then shared her long complicated spiral into addition to drugs and alcohol, and how she found the resolve to take her live back in recovery.  You can click on this link to see a You Tube video about her was filmed about a year and a half ago...and she had come even further since then.  She is quite the remarkable young women who now works everyday to help others navigating the sometime difficult and bumpy road to recovery.
Taysa Bruno

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Brags/Happy Dollars
You recorder...forgot to record our brags/happy dollar comments.  You will just have to imagine what was said.

  • NOVEMBER 9th, Thursday...Hope to see you at our special meeting to talk about club consolidation with the Rotary Club of Lebanon.  Hope you will make every effort to attend.  
  • November 11th is the District Team Training Seminar and Rotary Foundation Grants Management Seminar.  All are invited to attend, and Bill Secord would love to company in his car for the trip to Lyndonville.
  • Holiday Basket Helpers - SAVE THE DATE: 5 December 2017 at Sacred Heart Church at 7 AM
  • Special Meeting to discuss consolidating the Rotary Clubs of Lebanon and Lebanon-Riverside for Lebanon-Riverside Rotary members only...President Bill will send out a doodle to determine the best date for this meeting based on member responses.  Please try to come to the important meeting.
  • HELPER Identifiec>>>Thank you Hank Clark.  He will be setting up our Holiday Party and Yankee Swap...Stay tuned for details.
  • Listen has completed the steps need to purchase the Bridgeman's Furniture building on the Miracle Mile.  This will become their new Lebanon retail space.  Bridgeman's is now holding a going out of business sale.  

Upcoming Programs
  • Nov. 14 — John Higgins, Ledyard Charter School Program
  • November 30 — Rotary Foundation Month - Foundation Update - Marilyn Bedell
  • Dec 12 — Charles L. Foss, SCORE

Rotary's 5th annual World Polio Day program was presented live at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, USA. Celebrities and health experts gave an update on efforts to end polio for good. To see what was here

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