Words of the day

Guest Speakers

Jessica Dorner, Registered Dietician shared some healthy eating/food tips with us today.  Please see the flyers attached to this COG (link below)
March is Nutrition month,  topic: fuel for the future
Visit:  eatright.org + http://stopwaste.org
Jessica shared food storage tips, ie. did you know Potato are not to be stored with onions
to keep celery fresh store wrapped in a paper towel and then foil - put in the crisper drawer
Tomatoes don't go in the fridge


Nancy Shannon of HRA, who helps with dial a ride was our 2nd guest speaker today.  Works within the city limits.  They have one full-time driver and one part-time driver.  They help seniors go to doctors, and shopping plazas, they book everyone 15 minutes apart.  There is a 96-year-old man who goes dancing on Tuesdays at the Senior Center  The ride is free.  ADA  costs $3.50,
Can book ride to Dr appt up to a week ahead. 

Hours:  8:30-4:30, state and federal funding, 

For 55 or older and disabled.  Follows bus routes. 
Seniors can also call Encompass- 860-444-4444
Reliable, Uber for seniors
Need more funding. Last month turned away 35 people

Important Club Information

It's Mini-Grant Time
The application, which is a short series of questions for grant seekers, is due by April 15th.  They can be handed to any club member or emailed to the club at bristolctrotary@gmail.com or mailed to the club at this address: Bristol Rotary Club, PO Box 1674, Bristol, CT  06011-1674
Annual Karl J. Schwartz + Richie
Scholarship Award Dinner
ALL Bristol Rotarians are invited to the Scholarship Awards dinner on Sunday, June 11, 2023, at the Double Tree Hotel, 11-2.  We will award 7 Schwartz Scholarships and one Richie Scholarship.

Community Events / Opportunities

mark your calendar:
Bristol WORKS! Grand Opening April 3, 2023
Our very own John Cassidy is part of the World Series Club of Hartford County.  They are holding a raffle, great prizes, drawing next week - tickets are $5 - contact John at 860-371-5860 for a ticket
Bristol Blues Opening Day announced!

Exciting news - Opening Day is Friday, June 9, 2023 http://pointstreaksites.com/view/bristolblues/home-page-657

Happy / Sad 
Les, unhappy buck - mistake in February 21st COG, the sad buck was for no sex lately not no love lately
Sara, happy for speakers,  community night for the Blues
Claudette speakers
Phylis, speakers
John, Tim McCarver,  64 world series, the passing of Raquel Welch
Dave, Les, stories, Whit no name tag,  speakers
Mary, speakers, UCONN men and women, bowling  fun, and John sharing his 50/50 winning
Dale, speakers, basketball teams
Mark - the opening of 100th Aroma Joe's on  March 22, Waterbury
Norm, CT made national news, Nora O'Donnell reporters were in West Hartford CT reporting 6 inches of snow
Ken, speakers, and UConn basketball teams
Jessica,  read healthy eating handouts
Laura,  happy Les read the COG + for speakers
Judi, happy for the speakers

Upcoming Events
Northeast Presidents-Elect Training (NEPETS)
Mar 10, 2023 – Mar 11, 2023
Board Meeting
Mar 21, 2023 8:00 AM
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Mar 07, 2023 8:00 AM
Mar 14, 2023 8:00 AM
Youth Journalism International
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HRA - Dial a ride
Nutrition Handout from Jessica
Karl J. Schwartz Rotary Award Fund Scholarship
Mini Grant Application
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Dale Clift
March 4
Clayton Laferriere
March 18
John/Hartford Courant Cassidy
March 24
Join Date
Beth Brady
March 16, 2021
2 years
Patti Philippon
March 24, 2015
8 years
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