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Zoom in and join Rotary

March 03, 2021
ALTON — Last Thursday, at its weekly Zoom meeting, President of the Alton Centennial Rotary Club,

Bob Regan, declared March as the club's Rotary Membership Development Month.

"Our objective is to reach out and invite anyone who hold (or be retired from) a professional, propriety, managerial, executive or community position, and live and or work within the vicinity of Alton, Barnstead or New Durham, to join us," said Regan.

Rotary International is a non-profit, non-political and non-religious service organization dedicated to saving and improving lives both locally and globally. Rotary has 35,000 member clubs worldwide, a membership of 1.22 million Rotarians in more than 200 countries.

"Our plan for attracting new members is based, in part, on inviting those qualified, to join us at our weekly, 7 a.m. Zoom meeting where they can introduce themselves, meet and chat with Rotarians. Also, to see and hear what our club is doing to raise money for charities, and listen to our Guest Speaker. it'll be a fun and informative way to learn about Rotary and help one to decide if they'd like to become a member," Regan added.

To add a little 'spice' to the invitation, here's a line-up of Guest Speakers for the month.

March 4, Dan Hopper a Theatrical Lighting Director. His recent work includes stage and performance lighting for a number of theater productions such as "Little Shop of Horrors," "The Seagull" and "Pippin," etc., and concerts for musical icons Snoop Dog, Janet Jackson, Post Malone, plus many more.

March 11 Guest Speaker is Joshua Monaco. He's a cybersecurity analyst and Director of Information Technology (IT) for the town of Alton. Among a number of IT related subjects, he'll talk about how one

can protect themselves against cyberattacks.

March 18 speakers are Tim Broadrick and Pam McLeod. Broadrick is Superintendent, Prospect Mountain SAU 301, and interim Superintendent, Barnstead SAU 86. He'll talk about the many past, present and future changes and improvements visa vis our schools. His co-speaker, Pam McLeod, Chair, Prospect

Mountain JMA Board of Directors, Concord Schools district, is a 20-year resident of Alton and

served on the JMA school boards since 2017. Today, she is celebrating her seventh year as district Director of Technology for seven Concord schools with responsibility for 4,500 students,

more than 1,000 staff and more than 6,000 devices.

Rounding out the month of March, the speaker is Andy McLeod. He is a researcher at UNH and currently at work on mapping the world's oceans. McLeod also participated in the Amelia Earhart Project.

To learn how to join one or all of the Zoom meetings, contact Rotarian Duane Hammond, 569-3745.

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