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Newsletter (The GAM) - Archive Apr 1, 2019
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Rotary Club of New Bedford, MA - Weekly GAM


GAM...A nautical term describing the exchange of news between vessels departing from and returning to their ports...


March 27, 2019


The Last Time We Met

Wow, did you miss an amazing speaker last week!!  Words cannot begin to describe how each Rotarian was held, spellbound, as the speaker spun their tale.  This will teach you to miss a meeting!!  


Missed the last GAM?  You can check it (or any past issue) out at http://newbedfordma.clubwizard.com/NewsletterArchive.cfm


VISITORS AND GUESTS: Santa Claus and the Easter Bunny.


The Next Time We Meet

April 2ndMonthly Board Meeting.  5:00 pm.  Fire System’s Inc.  All members welcome.

April 3rdLunch at the Wamsutta. Program TBA


UPCOMING EVENTS:  What would you like to see at a Rotary meeting? Let us know.

April 10thLunch at the Wamsutta. Program TBA

April 17thLunch at the Wamsutta. Program TBA

May 9th - Save the Date – ROTAFEST 2019


Odds and Ends

ROTAFEST 2019 – May 9, 2019

Sponsors – Let us know if we missed anyone


New this week.  Thank you to the Southcoast Chamber of Commerce for a Bronze Sponsorship.

Committed so far…

-           Gold

            BayCoast Bank

-           Silver   

            Fire Systems, Inc.

            Gold Star Realty

-           Bronze

            In Memory of Lola Johnson

            NWD Trucking

            Southcoast Chamber of Commerce

            Southeastern Fire and Safety


Check out the sponsor page for RotaFest. www.newbedfordrotary.com/RotaFestSponsors.cfm.  It is a perk for being a sponsor or restaurant.  We have beem doing Facebook “shout-outs” to the restaurants and sponsors.   Please like and share them.


Restaurants – Let us know if we missed anyone

Committed … alphabetically

Airport Grille

Applebee's Grill & Bar

Buffalo Wild Wings

Brazilian Grill

Dorothy Cox's Chocolates


Fay's Restaurant & Knotty Pine Catering

Frontera Grill Mexican Restaurant

The Little Phoenix

Machado's Smokehouse

Mike's Restaurant

Not Your Average Joe's Dartmouth

The Pasta House Italian Grille

The Roasted Pig

Texas Roadhouse

Valley Top Tavern

Wicked Kickin' Savory Cheesecakes


Tickets –

Thank you Marlene for overseeing the ticket distribution.  Please see her if you did not get them.


DISTRICT AND RI REMINDERS (if you are interested in attending any of these, please ask a board member for more information as some events are club sponsored) 

-      DISTRICT INTERNATIONAL NIGHT, April 1, 2019, Double Tree, Danvers, MA


-      MULTI DISTRICT CONFERENCE, May 3-4, 2019, Double Tree, Danvers, MA

-      ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION, June 1-5, 2019, Hamburg, Germany www.riconvention.org/en/hamburg

-      DISTRICT GOVERNOR INSTALLATION, June 17, 2019, Cape Codder, Hyannis, MA



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One More Thing – An Orren Classic

In the words of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - "Each morning sees some task begun, each evening sees its close.  Something attempted, something done, has earned a night's repose"


Paul H

GAM Editor