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Friends of Rotary Club Of Amesbury, Massachusetts -- we're kicking off our biggest fundraiser in a number of years. One lucky winner will win $5,000.00. We're only selling 100 tickets so your chances are good.

You can buy your chance for the big prize by scanning the QR code below, or by clicking on the following link: https://eventbrite.com/e/raffle-royale-hosted-by-amesbury-rotary-tickets-807900812077?.htm, or order and pay by check in the amount of #100.00 for each of the number of tickets you are ordering, plus $25.00 PP for the number of people who will be attending Raffle night in person; made out to Amesbury Rotary, with Raffle Royale written in the memo line, and include your contact information, and the number of raffle tickets and raffle night admission tickets being ordered-- then you can either mail it to Amesbury Rotary, PO Box 554, Amesbury, MA 01913, or drop it off at Stoneridge Properties, 20 Market Street, Amesbury.  

The evening of the drawing we are also going to have grab bags and a drop bucket for those who attend in person (only $25). Get your tickets today and enjoy a fun evening with good friends, and good food. Anyway you look at it -- you're a winner.

 

 

 
January 17, 2024
Our own Paula Wright, has moved from her world wide travels with Road Scholar to more independent travel as a volunteer at a South African wild game preserve for two weeks. Her professional quality  Power Point presentation, with ambient animal sounds (chewing and purring) was captivating. She closely interacted with cheetahs, lions, tigers, rhinos, warthogs, cows, etc; where her duties included feeding, vaccinating (cows-possible her most dangerous task), traveling by truck to pick up both purchased and donated food for the preserve wildlife-- consisting largely of animal carcasses and live chickens, scratching, petting and holding many of the wildlife, and learning about the various species, and the conservation actions necessary to protect them. Paula's next trip is going to be to work at a large animal and marine mammal preserve in the southeastern part of South Africa.
 
 
January 10, 2024
Dawne Shand, State Representative for the Essex1st.District gave us an excellent overview of her background, the 190rd .Massachusetts General Court, and the legislation that she is focusing on. A 20 resident of Newburyport, Dawne's district encompasses Merrimac, Salisbury, Newburyport and part of Amesbury. She is serving on the House Committee on Intergovernmental Affairs, Joint Committee on Cannabi Policy, Joint Committee on Consumer Protection and Professional Licensure, and the Joint Committee on Municipalities and Regional Government.
 
 
January 3, 2024
Donna Collins handed out a sheet with events in the Mystery Rotarian's life, that were wee not previously known. Then Sandy Carlisle was unmasked, and presented a short story behind each event. A different slant on a Reclassification talk. 
 
 
December 6, 2023
This was our annual Service Project where we plated the dinners, and served them to the 250+ seniors attending this gala event. The Mayor, Fire Chief, Chief of Police were in attendance and spoke. There was live music, Christmas music, and a performance by the Amesbury High School Choral Group. Pictures below courtesy of Amesbury Rotarian Carol Bartlett.
 
 
 
November 15, 2023
Jim Nolan, Boston's Official Santa gave us a great insight into what being a professional Santa is like to be one, the training involved, how "Santas" are assigned, and what some of the pro and cons of being Santa are. Jim also shared some very heart warming stories, where he has been able to bring  comfort and joy to many kids and parents alike  -- this is the best part his profession, what got him into it and keeps him doing it year after year. 
 
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Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Ristorante Molise - 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
1 Market Square
Amesbury, MA 01913
United States of America
2nd and 4th.Wednesday meetings in the month @ Risorante Molise, Amesbury; 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM. 1st, 3rd, and 5th Wednesday meetings in the month @ Game Time, 84 Haverhill Rd, Amesbury at 5:00 - 6:15 PM. Click on the Calendar tab above for details
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