Rotary Day of Service
our club will have a team at the Barnes Nature Center Spring Fair + a team packing meals at John Kennedy Middle School in Plantsville.  Sign-up sheets will circle next week.  This year we will pack 15,000 meals + they will be sent to Ukraine.
2023 Bristol Farmers Market
June 17 - October 14
Looking for more farms +  food trucks
Welcoming nonprofits for 1 or 2 days
Sponsors, yard signs, and shopping bags are all on their way
1 manager is needed daily, several people are needed for set up, and several for the takedown. Any gaps will be filled by the city + city council
City gave $5k, mostly for marketing.
Most money from sponsors
The hospital donates parking lot & liability insurance to be counted as sponsor.
ACTION ITEM: Jim will send a list of contacts with names & companies for people to select who to reach out to.
Vendors charged $125, including porta potty.
The scholarship board
had a quarterly meeting last night
Mark McGregor joined the board to fill in the seat vacated by Angelique
Financial review completed at the request of bondholder (insurance). Came back successfully
Validated 7 new scholarships plus 1 Reiche scholarship & 30 renewals
This year, 2 BEHS, 1 Southington, 2 Lewis mills, 1 St Paul, 1 BCHS
Will be notified this week or next by Scholarship America
Portfolio value dropped about $1m last year so we only selected 7 new scholarships
Scholarship lunch on June 11 at Doubletree Hotel
TIME to Order / Sell Spring Flowers!


Jim - happy for being here
Les - going to RTC meeting (Lincoln dinner)- happy to see democracy at work; Patriot’s Day went to Boston Marathon
Dave - Lincoln dinner - very successful 125-150 people & 2 great speakers, solar panels installed on Monday! got mulch done; son’s girlfriend got a job at shuttle meadow; great group enjoys being here
Terry - being back
Norm - Yankees won
OV - being here in Spring
Bob - happy to be here, Yankee
Claudette - being here
Judi - successful summer, Boston weekend
Mary - BARC gala next week, have a few tix left, do back from last year; for Boston marathon; joined run 169 & on Saturday ran 5k in Derby & then ran a mile in Tolland. Placed 1st in her age group in the Tolland race. Have done 26 towns so far

Les’ number was picked. Didn’t win.

Thank you to Patty for taking great notes!

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Apr 18, 2023 8:00 AM
Farmers Market
Apr 25, 2023 8:00 AM
May 02, 2023 8:00 AM
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Upcoming Events
Bristol Rotary Board Meeting
Apr 18, 2023
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM
Barnes Nature Center Spring Fair
May 20, 2023
Harvest Pack - District 7890 Day of Service
John Kennedy Middle School
May 20, 2023
Bristol Rotary Scholarship Fund Award Luncheon
Double Tree Hotel
Jun 11, 2023
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
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Spring Plant Sale
Men + Boys Fund Breakfast Flyer
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Mary Etter
April 5
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