Whatever Rotary may mean to us, to the world it will be known by the results  it achieves.” ― Paul Harris
Thank You!!
Items from our Snack & Coffee Drive for Our Veterans were delivered to the VA Clinic on Commercial St in Portland.  This new clinic serves veterans from all over our area.
Thanks to all who donated cash or goods. Carlo and the rest of the volunteer ambassadors were very happy to accept this donation!
Donations of this type are always welcome. 
New Member Application
We were pleased to accept the application of Anna Russo. Anna works in Human Resources as a Senior Business Partner for Maine Drilling & Blasting.  She has previously worked at Hancock Lumber and Irving Forest Products
Anna lives in Westbrook with her long-time significant other, Doug Morin. They are engaged with plans to marry in October. They have a very active dog named Boone Dock, who keeps her on her toes. Hobbies center around outdoor activities like walking, jogging, hiking and snowshoeing, as well as snowmobiling and motorcycle riding. She and Doug have a side-business called Big Pine Guide Service.
She is a Westbrook native, with a BA in Communications from USM. She has also earned professional certifications: Senior Professional in HR and Senior-Certified Professional.  The youngest of 5, she has always had an interest in volunteering in her local community. She previously lived in Windham and Turner, but has called Westbrook home again for the past 12 years.


Don't Miss Out on Learning from Our Upcoming Speakers

Addressing Food Insecurity in Westbrook

Lauren is the Locker Project's Westbrook Programs and Farms to Families Coordinator. Lauren graduated from Bowdoin College in 2020 and started working for the Locker Project in September 2021. She is passionate about the connections between promoting food security and sustainable food systems.

Tuesday, June 28
Addressing Food Insecurity While Starting a New Business
Sue is currently serving her first term in the Maine house. She also serves as Chair of the Westbrook School Committee. A resident of Westbrook, she is actively involved in providing food to families in need through her organization Westbrook Families Feed Families.
A small business owner, she has operated a coffee shop in Westbrook since 2016 and recently opened The Daily Scoop, an ice cream shop.


Tuesday, July 5
No Meeting
Happy Independence Day!!
Tuesday July 12
Welcome the New Rotary
Join us at the Westbrook home of Phil Spiller & Brooke Skillings. 
Come early for some pool time or arrive by 5PM for food, fellowship and a short program to welcome in the new Rotary year 2022-2023
Notes from Club Assembly June 14, 2022
Many topics were addressed during our most recent Club Assembly (aka Club Business Meeting).  We approved 2022-2023 budgets for both our Charities and our Club accounts.  We are planning for a strong fundraising year!! 
We also provided details about this year's scholarships, toolships, and awards; status of the next house, a variety of upcoming community services projects, golf, trees, membership, and more! 
Take Advantage of our Club's Matching Program
As we approach the end of this Rotary year, please consider a new or additional gift to The Rotary Foundation.
To donate quickly and easily online, go to  Here you can choose a Fund or Area of Focus to support, but we hope you will consider donating to the Annual Fund.  The AF is what funds our District Grants and provides matches for Global Grants.
Summer Volunteer Opportunities
There are several opportunities to volunteer in our Communities this summer.  Click on the  Learn More button for information about the expansion of our Reading Friends program into Gorham Summer School; find out about Locker Project Free Food Events in Westbrook; an end of summer food drive; and more!
All hands needed to make our largest annual fundraiser a success!  It is not too early for all of us to reach out to potential players and sponsors. Visit and share the link with potential sponsors.
Our goal is to sign up at least 20 teams, with a stretch goal of 25 teams.  Together, we can do this!
Semi-Annual Dues are Due!
Dues bills for the first half of the 2022-2023 Rotary year have been sent out via email by our Treasurer.  If you haven’t paid already, please pay online, mail your check to our PO Box, or bring your check to our next meeting.  Our goal is to collect all dues for each half of the year prior to the beginning of that half, since membership numbers must be reconciled by June 30th and December 31st each year.
If you did not receive your bill, have a question or would like another notice, please contact our Treasurer Karen Arnold 
HYBRID Meetings Will Continue
We will continue to meet each week in person, with a Zoom option. To help prevent the meeting link from being hijacked by bad actors, it will be sent out to our mailing list a day or two before each such meeting. The link will not be included in this newsletter or on our website for this security reason, as our Newsletters are publicly available on our website.
Until further notice, this link remains the same.  Please consider saving it in your browser or in your calendar so you will quickly have access to it. 
Upcoming Events
Board Meeting
Jun 14, 2022
10:00 AM – 11:15 AM
Changeover Social & Cookout
Spiller Barn & Pool
Jul 12, 2022
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
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