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Upcoming Events
2015 World Understanding and Peace Dinner
Portland Marriott at Sable Oaks
Feb 23, 2015
5:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI)
Feb 28, 2015
March Board Meetings
SAD 44 First Floor Conference Room
Mar 03, 2015 5:00 PM
District 7780 Assembly
York Community College
Mar 28, 2015
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM
8th Annual Wine and Beer Tasting Event
White Cap Lodge at Sunday River
Mar 28, 2015
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
A Country Breakfast
Ordway Hall at Gould Academy
Mar 29, 2015
7:30 AM – 11:00 AM
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March 2015 Wine & Beer Tasting Flyer
Spring 2015 Country Breakfast Flyer
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Foundation Chair
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We meet Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
Bethel Inn Resort
21 Broad Street
PO Box 471
Bethel, ME  04217
United States
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wh-286          Reminder next Meeting is Tues Feb 17th with Prog Chair Kathy Ruby with Greeter Rene McGrew.



********* REMINDER *********  Please forward make-ups to Scott Hynek or Michele Cole.



Feb 17 = Prog Chair Kathy Ruby with Greeter Rene McGrew

Feb 24 = Prog Chair Steve Smith with Greeter Dave Murphy

Mar 3 = Prog Chair Mike Steven with Greeter Ian Blair

Mar 10 = CLUB ASSEMBLY with Greeter Kevin Finley

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Country Breakfast Flyer


Wine & Beer Tasting Flyer


Pres Ellie Andrews, Pres-Elect Kevin Finley, David Murphy, Rick Whitney, Kathy Ruby, Bud Kulig and SaA Scott Hynek
As the Blizzard of 2015 rolls across the state of Maine, diehard members of the Bethel Club venture out for their Tuesday morning meeting on January 27th

GUESTS: Lu Tuggle (Finley)

MEMBERS WE MISSED: Blair, Dennis, Hart, Mann, Murphy, Ruby

Updates from Club Assembly …


* Sat March 28 = Wine and Beer Tasting Event

* Sun March 29 = Country Breakfast

* Tue March 31 = 5th Tuesday Social Meeting

* Sat June 13 = Fruit Kabob Booth for the Moose Festival

Letters will be going out soon to beneficiaries.


The Committee brainstormed on projects and is researching how to partner with Mahoosuc Kids.  Bob will present a Foundation program in the near future and EREY remains a project.


Will continue posts on FaceBook and promote the upcoming events.


Perhaps the social on March 31 could also be “Invite a Friend.”  Noon meetings will soon be an open forum topic.


New members are completing their Youth Protection applications and Interact meets twice a month.

Rotary International Presidential Theme 2015-16  2015-16: Be a Gift to the World​


RI President-elect K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran chose Be a Gift to the World as his theme for 2015-16. Ravindran urges Rotary members to give the gifts of time, talent, and knowledge to improve lives in communities across the globe. "Through Rotary, we can take these gifts and make a genuine difference in the lives of others and in our world."

ImageThank you Bob Laux for bringing this to our attention.


World Understanding & Peace Dinner 2015

(Click thru here to reach the District website and see "Mark Your Calendar" for more information and for online  registration)

Portland Marriott Sables Oaks

Feb 23, 5:30 – 9:30 pm


Northeast PETS Training 2015

(Click thru here to reach the District website and see "Mark Your Calendar" for more information and for online registration)

Framingham Sheraton

Mar 12 – 14, 2015


District Assembly 2015

(Click thru here to reach the District website and see "Mark Your Calendar" for more information and for online registration)

York Community College

Mar 28, 8 am – 2 pm


District Conference 2015

(Click thru here to reach the District website and see "Mark Your Calendar" for more information and for online registration)

Wentworth by the Sea

Apr 24 – 26, 2015

 Rotarian Walter Hatch cracking eggs for the Country Breakfast 2012!

RIVER VALLEY: Tuesday, Hope Assoc, 7:30 am, Rumford

OXFORD HILLS: Wednesday 7:30 am, First Congo Church, So Paris

BRIDGTON-LAKE REGION: Thurs. 7:15 am, Bridgton Alliance Church

FRYEBURG: Tues. 7:30 am,  St  Eliz-Ann Seton Catholic Church

NO. CONWAY, NH: Thurs. 7:15 am, Red Jacket Mtn View Resort

WHITE MT.: Thurs. 7:30 am, Town & Country Motor Inn, Shelburne, NH


The Bethel Rotary Club introduces the email address

We welcome those folks to contact us via this email address to learn more about our Club and on how to become a member.

Our mailing address is
Rotary Club of Bethel, Maine
PO Box 471
Bethel ME 04217

Of the things we think, say or do ...

  1. Is it the TRUTH?
  2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?
  4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

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Rotary International President – Gary C.K. Huang
7780 District Governor – Lawrence Furbish
Assistant District Governor – Beth Abbott (Oxford Hills)  


President: Ellie Andrews

President-Elect: Kevin Finley

Vice President: Robin Zinchuk

Treasurer: Pat Roma

Secretary: Michele Varuolo Cole

Sargeant-at-Arms: Scott Hynek

Service Committee Chair: Mike Steven, Ass't Bruce Powell

Membership Committee Chair: Ian Blair

Foundation Committee Chair: Kathy Thrall, Ass't Steve Wight

Public Image Committee Chair: Robin Zinchuk, pro temp

New Generations Committee Chair: Dan Hart, Ass't David Fraher

Past President: Rene McGrew