Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Bristol, CT

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
Bell City Diner (formerly Oasis Restaurant)
782 Pine Street
Bristol, CT  06010
United States of America
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Our guest speaker , Lori Theriault owner of Work It
* students experience a better understood of their strengths and gain a better understanding of their style of learning. 
*  understand if they gain energy from audience or not. 
* people don't want to be "just chasing $"  could wind up sick, loosing job or divorced. 
Lori has been doing the Work It program for 4 years and has helped children from  46 towns and cities  - many parents have sent their children to her
​​​​​​Brought Interact students with me – Walsh Summer Youth Program students
These students have been in the Walsh Summer Work Experience with the United way for 4-5 weeks. 
There are currently 30 students in the Walsh program.
Providing students the tools for workplace success!
Brisa – wants to be a gene therapist 
Richard – has strengths as an extrovert – wants to be a meteorologist
Sidney – wants to be a data scientist
Yatzil – Hates public speaking but wants to be a surgeon working at Bristol Hospital this summer
All students leave with 7 action steps  including what they want to be remembered for  ...could be something service or supporting a family 
Another small but mighty group helped set up for Indian Rock Event!
Looking for a MEMBERSHIP Chair for the club!   UPDATE - Thank you Matt for taking on this position!
Our Guest Speakers this morning were Pat Fornier & Shelly Pope of Shepard Meadows
Pat is on the President of board of directors of Shepard Meadows.  Previously she worked at the Bristol Hospital.   
Pat began as a volunteer and worked her way up at the Meadows.
Shelly Pope commutes from NY.  She had an interesting carrier and now  finds satisfaction in working for Shepard Meadows!
Les, Laura, Kelly, Ollie and a bunch of Interact kids helped out at the CT Chambers of Commerce Health Fair this past weekend!
Dawn Neilson was our guest speaker this week!  Dawn is in charge of marketing – under Justin Malley
Everyone received a Bristol All Heart pins – we will them with pride!
* Member of exchange club 
* Promoting everything good about Bristol
* Will help market what Rotary is doing
--> contact Christine Cooper to post events
* Come say hi at the  health fair  this weekend!
* Opening of Bristol hospital  this summer and a large  community event in late June – coordinated with farmers market.  Rotary is invited to have a table there to promote rotary  - will also be giving tours of building
* 2019 Farmers Market – June 22 until the end of October + thanksgiving weekend
  • Rotary could commit to one Saturday – promote rotary!
  • Mayor Ellen Zoppo is looking for people to serve on boards – contact Cathy Savino at 860-584-6250
  • Public Works – “rockin it”
    • Ray Rogozinski  is the new director of Public Works
    • Lindsey Rivers  860-584-6103 interacts with community
      • in school systems working on a composting project using grants from Covanta.  Teaching kids how to compost, recycle.  What is and is not recyclable.
      • She is teaching an invasive species workshop– March 20th – bugs that come in and invade the trees – sign up online
  • Follow her page – informative info – find out when roads are closed – trash pick-up -  LIKE Bristol (CT) Public Works on facebook
Club Executives & Directors
Immediate Past President
Membership Chair
Interact Chair
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