Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Bristol, CT

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
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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Yesterday, we had the installation for our 2020-2021 Club President and her Board of Directors.  2020 - 2021 District Governor 7890's Marc Glass inducted the Club President and the Board of Directors.  Our new Club President is Patti Philippon.  She is the Executive Director for the American Clock & Watch Museum here in Bristol.  Patti joined Rotary five years ago.  To learn more about her click this link
Left to Right: Laura, Mary, Angelique, and Marc
2020 - 2021 Club President Patti Philippon
2021 - 2022 President-Elect Phyllis Tucker
2021 - 2022 Immediate Past President Mary Etter
InterAct Chair Dave Soler
Membership Chair Mary Etter
Secretary Terry Pelletier 
Treasurer Dale Clift
Sergeant-at-Arms Ken Agenllo
Sergeant-at-Arms Norman Truskoski
Webmaster/Facebook Laura Watson
Webmaster/Instagram Angelique Snow
Due to the Coronavirus, we have extended the deadline for the 2020 mini-grants. The new deadline is May 1, 2020. The updated application is under "Home Page Download File." The file is titled "2020 Mini-Grant Application."  If you have any questions, please feel free to e-mail us at  Please address the e-mail to our mini-grant chairperson, Angelique Snow.
Thank you to everyone that participated in the tri club Harvest pack on Saturday.
Ten Interactors + Southington, Plainville and Bristol Rotary Clubs packing food for Haiti.
Approximately 16,000 meals were packed to ship.
Thank you, Dick Dill for Harvest Pack, we are doing good, spreading love and having fun! Looking good with those hairnets!
Thank you for coming to Meals for Neighbors.  –

A BIG thank you to Diane who once again led the dinner prepping (Food was cooked at Marilyn's Pub - Diane prepared 2 huge trays of Seafood Newburg) and served at Zion, Meals for Neighbors on January 15, 2020.  Mary, Les, Dave R, John Skipper and daughter Olivia rounded out the team.  Lee supported with a nice bagel donation!



Mary & Megan
Alzheimer's Association Connecticut Chapter
200 Executive Boulevard, Southington
Megan Lenzzo, Development Manager 860-828-2828 X138 
860-426-9708 direct, 203-600-9287 cell
Kick off event for volunteers @ EPICURE Brewing 2/26/20 5-8 (flyer attached)
Harvesting Hope – farm to table @ ROSEDALE FARMS & VINEYARDS 6/18/20
 the day with the most light is the day we fight
(Our club could get a team together) 
want to get involved?  join the planning committee on 2/13/20 - attend a leadership round table.  
March 11th Advocacy day at State Capitol - 3/11/20
What can you do to help prevent alzheimers?
(notes from discussion attached)
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!
Upcoming Events
Club Executives & Directors
2020 -2021 Club President
2021 - 2022 President Elect
Immediate Past President
Interact Chair
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