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There's a fancy shopping arcade inside and a very nice coffee shop in the hotel where you can get a bite to eat. Two blocks south of Bulevardul Dacia , detour left onto Strada Piata Amzei where you'll come upon the colorful open-air produce market Piata Amzei. Return to Calea Victoriei and turn left to resume the walk south, stopping in the shops along the way. Continuing south on Calea Victoriei , you'll pass more shops and hotels; note the Odeon Theater, sitting back from the street on the left.
Turn west right at the corner onto Bulevardul Regina Elisabeta and follow it to Cismigiu Garden, the last stop on this walk. Stroll around the lake or just relax watching the rowboats. This walk takes you along Bucharest's busiest commercial and shopping area. The boulevard changes names five times, but here you will cover the length of only three of its five sections: General Magheru , Nicolae Balcescu and I.
Starting from Piata Romana , you might first walk east on Bulevardul Dacia for a look at some of the embassy mansions; then return to Piata Romana. Next, head south on Bulevardul General Magheru. The street is filled with clothing stores, sidewalk vendors, pastry shops, cinemas, stationary stores papeterie , and crystal shops. On the east side of the Bulevardul Balcescu section you will find the Libraria Noi bookstore which has a good selection of American picture books and English novels. There are several art galleries along here, including two in the National Theater which is next to the high-rise Intercontinental Hotel.
Behind the hotel are the American Consulate and the American Library. Reaching Piata Universitatii , on the west side of the street you will see Bucharest University and the sidewalk book and flower vendors; sit a moment at the fountain in the adjoining plaza and watch the activity. The underground subway Metrou concourse has shops, newsstands with American magazines, and several fast food eateries, including a pastry shop and pizzeria.
This underground passage is the easiest place to cross the boulevards, rather than deal with street traffic. South of Piata Universitatii the street name changes to Bulevardul I. Farther down, across the boulevard will be Sfantul Gheorghe cel Nou Church, built in The eastern end of Strada Lipscani meets the boulevard on the west side.
Continuing south, you will end this walk at Piata Unirii where you will find department stores, a large grassy square with park benches to rest on and its enormous complex of fountains.
Piata Unirii's two subway Metrou lines link with all other subway stops. This route weaves through a tangle of colorful side streets in Bucharest's old historic district. Be extra alert here, as you will do some backtracking. Walk south on Calea Victoriei , along the east side of the street. Follow its U-shape back to Calea Victoriei and walk south a block, to the beginning of Strada Lipscani.
Stroll Strada Lipscani to see the vendors and shops, then return to Calea Victoriei. Heading south again on Calea Victoriei , next turn left onto Strada Stavropoleos to arrive at Caru cu Bere restaurant.
If you can't stop in for a beer or snack, at least peek inside to see its magnificent interior. Farther down the street is the tiny Biserica Stavropoleos church , built in Just across the road is the former caravansary Hanul lui Manuc , now a restaurant and inn currently closed for renovations. Go inside the courtyard for a look at its timbered design, or stop there for some food and drink.
From this point, take the narrow side street south to exit the neighborhood at the Dambovita River. Across the river you will see the year-old Palace of Justice. Cross the boulevard to reach the broad, green Piata Unirii. Here you can rest while watching the fountains and the people. When you reach the building, turn right, and walk north, back to the river.
Cross the Dambovita again at the Izvor Bridge. Walk in a block to Bulevardul Regina Elizabeta , then turn right and you'll wind up across the street from Cismigiu Garden. To end this walk continue east on Bulevardul Elisabeta to Calea Victoriei ; or go a little farther toward Piata Universitatii and its subway Metrou station. Valea Parcului 1 Access: Public transportation From Nord train Station: Located in the village of the same name on the shore of Mogosoaia Lake, this palace reflects the Brancovenesc architectural style, featuring traditional Romanian staircase balconies, arcades and columns.
Built by the Walachian prince Constantin Brancoveanu between and as a summer residence, the palace features a beautiful Venetian-style loggia on the facade facing the lake and a balcony with intricate Brancovenesc-style carvings overlooking the main courtyard.
Today, the palace houses the Brancovenesc Museum with exhibits of valuable paintings, wood and stone sculptures, gold and silver embroideries, rare books and precious manuscripts. Inside the complex, there is also a church built in and decorated by a team of Greek artists. The original interior murals have been well-preserved, including a painting showing Constantin Brancoveanu with his wife, Maria, and their four sons and seven daughters, all wearing royal dress.
In - more than one hundred years after the church was built - Romanian prince Vlad Tepes Vlad the Impaler added thick defending walls and a dungeon. A plaque on the floor inside the church marks the grave with the presumed remains of the world-known count. The monastery is located on an island on lake Snagov, and can be accessed on a pedestrian bridge or by boat. Bucharest is a great starting point from which to explore the rest of the country.
Away from the buzz of the city, you will find a different side of Romania - life in the countryside moves more slowly, the air is crisp and hospitality abounds.
Town of Sinaia, 87 miles north of Bucharest Access: Village of Bran, miles north of Bucharest Access: The grounds are open Tuesday through Sunday from 9 a. Between years and Curtea de Arges was the capital of Wallachia, the southern part of Romania. A stunning architectural gem of the town is the 16th century, Byzantine style with Moorish arabesques, Curtea de Arges Monastery Manastirea Curtea de Arges.
Romania's kings and queens are buried here. Only the walls and towers still stand from the original fortress located near Poienari village, just off the Transfagarasan highway over the Fagaras Mountains Transylvanian Alps.
Access to fortress, perched on a cliff - high above the surrounding area, requires climbing of a 1,step stairway. The nearby village of Horezu is home to one of the biggest pottery centres in Romania. Nearly a century ago, local nuns taught the villagers how to make and paint pottery, and ever since, people have come from far and wide to get their hands on Horezu's ceramic. Nearby in Hobita , the birthplace of Constantin Brancusi, you can visit the house in which the sculptor spent his childhood; it now houses a small museum dedicated to the master.
The house preserves the original architecture and accessories the bed, the cellar and the well. The village is also home to the national sculpture camp "Brancusiana". Bucharest has numeros drama theatre and concert venues.
Tickets can be purchased on-line or directly at the venue's box office. Mihail Kogalniceanu 70 - 72 Tel: The city's artistic life stood up to its Parisian nickname in the s and today, is as vibrant as ever. The Opera House, completed in , is worth visiting, not only for its brilliant performances but also for the lavish interior design. You will be able to enjoy the classic repertoire - Puccini, Verdi, Rossini, Mozart -, innovative staging, lavish costumes, seasoned performers and choreographers.
The Romanian National Ballet also performs in this theatre. Performances are held Wednesday through Sunday evenings, except during July and August. Nicoale Balcescu 2 Tel: Comic plots, extravagant staging, lavish costumes, high caliber singers and orchestra are all part of the charm of the light, frothy performances at the Ion Dacian Operetta.
The Romanian Athenaeum is the main venue of the biennial classical music festival "George Enescu" www. General Berthelot Sala Radio Tel: Theatre performances are very popular in Romania and for most shows tickets sell-out within hours.
While most theatre productions are performed in Romanian, sometimes, it is possible to find performances in German or English at various small theatres. There are 16 major theatres in Bucharest offering performances for all ages. The theatre season closes during the summer, from July to September, although some small student and underground theatres do remain open.
Blvd Nicolae Balcescu 2 Tel: Iuliu Barasch 15 www. Art Jazz Club Address: Nicolae Balcescu 23A Tel: Usually crowded, the bar called Laptaria lui Enache is open all year long, while its rooftop counterpart called La Motor is open only during the summer when movies are shown on the terrace. At Laptaria, you can catch live music most evenings.
Foreign movies are generally shown in the original language with Romanian subtitles. Current film listings are available online www. Aleea Circului 1 Tel: With seating for more than 3, spectators, Bucharest's circus continues to host excellent performances, put on by both local and touring companies.
In recent years, several casinos have opened up in Bucharest, one of the few cities in east-central Europe offering gambling opportunities. Nicolae Balcescu 4 Tel: Marriott Grand Hotel Address: Calea 13 Septembrie 90 Tel: Havana Princess Casino Address: Plaza Casino Club Address: Calea Dorobantilor Tel: Bucharest's public transportation network includes: Tickets are interchangeable for the bus, tram and trolley bus, with the exception of express buses.
Two Express Bus lines and connect Bucharest International Airport with the downtown and respectively with the city's main train terminal. Two or journey tickets, as well as monthly passes, are available for express buses. RATB maps can be found at kiosks near bus and tram stops or you can print one here. Bucharest Subway Metrou connects the outskirts of the city with the downtown and the main train terminal Gara de Nord ; subway operates - from 5 am to 11 pm.
Subway stations are indicated with the letter "M" blue, on a white board. Metro maps can be printed here or can be purchased in bookshops and newspaper kiosks. The final destination is indicated on the front of the train. Each stop is announced as the train nears the station.
Trains arrive every four to seven minutes during peak times and every minutes off-peak times. The average distance between subway stops is about one mile. To find your best options for point to point public transportation or to locate a street in Bucharest please check www.
Calea Bucurestilor Tel: Most international flights arrive at Henri Coanda Otopeni Airport. Airlines offering flights from Bucharest to major cities in Romania include: Distance from Bucharest airport to downtown: Several Taxi companies operate in Bucharest, and their rates can vary.
Taxis can be called by using the touch screen computer Dispecerat Automatizat Taxi available next to the Taxi Desk Taxi la Comanda located in the arrivals terminal. There is no flat rate taxi transportation available from Bucharest Airport to downtown. There is no extra-charge for luggage. Do not accept rides from drivers who might approach you inside or in front of the terminal, you will risk to be overcharged.
For a free Bucharest Taxi Fare estimate please visit www. If you run into a problem with any taxi in Bucharest — or if you are suspecting that you have met a dishonest driver - ask for a receipt and if possible try to write down the vehicle's license plate.
Bus leaves from the Arrivals terminal every 15 to 20 minutes every 40 minutes between 10 p. The journey to Bucharest downtown takes approximately 40 minutes. Before boarding the bus, please purchase a public transportation card "Activ Card" available from at the 'RATB' ticket booth in the arrivals terminal or next to the bus stop. The bus ticket booth is open daily from 6 a. One 'Activ Card' costs 3. Your Activ card must be validated as you board the bus.
The bus runs every 30 minutes from 5: It leaves from the international arrivals terminal; the journey to the train station takes 40 minutes to 50 minutes. A roundtrip ticket costs 7. Trains run hourly from 5: Transfer from Balotesti train station to the International Arrivals Terminal is included. Baneasa Airport , located six miles from downtown Bucharest, is mostly used for private planes.
Public transportation between Baneasa airport and city centre: Bucuresti North - main train station Gara de Nord Address: Garii de Nord 2 Tel: To check schedules and fares for domestic trains please check our Romania Transportation section. Bucharest Airport — Arrivals Terminal Telephone: Tickets for same-day travel can only be purchased at the train station.
Autotrans Calatori Filaret Tel: Piata Garii Filaret 1. Denmark, Sweden Departures from: Denmark, Norway, Sweden Departures from: Czech Republic, Slovakia Departures from: Gara de Nord North train station.
Greece, Turkey Departures from: Torpedo Tur International Tel: Republic of Moldova Departures from: Several taxi companies operate in the city.
Taxis can be summoned by telephone or hailed on the street. Fares per km are posted on driver's and passenger's doors. Check the taxi fares and ask the driver to confirm the approximate cost of the ride, if not sure. Do not accept rides from drivers who might approach you at the airport, train station or in the street; you will risk to be overcharged. All major international and local car rental companies are represented in Romania's capital city.
Contact us if you need a list of all car rental companies in Bucharest. Teo Bikes E-mail www. La Bicla Loca E-mail www. Zebra Bike Contact www. Bate Saua E-mail www. I Velo E-mail www. Since the s, brand names and high-end stores have been pushing their way into the Romanian market.
Jon Kozloski had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Club Meeting Minutes June 5, Posted by Gayle Demko on Jun 11, Thank you, Roger, for managing this social for the group! Natalie reports that three high schoolers attended this leadership event at Springfield College; they will be invited to share their experiences with our group in the near future. Nancy reported the scholarships have been designated and she and Jack Muska will attend the dinner Wednesday, June 6.
Tami reports after meeting with the Doyon family to define an event or action to honor their son, a paver at the Hartford State Armory will be installed this summer. She will attend the official dedication when scheduled later this year. Our own Cat Morrow, member of the House Republicans, introduced the group to the path that led her to this position. The position required studious bill tracking and reference research which equates to a lot of legwork. Cat explains that each representative works to brand themselves; spinning their participation in events to create the branding they seek to promote.
Dale Baker had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Club Meeting Minutes May 22, Posted by Gayle Demko. Tom Carr, guest of Luis Lee. The signup sheet for this project is absent; please advise Dick Kisiel if you have this document so we might furnish the tickets appropriately. Roger Pratt is collecting the payments for the scheduled June 26 dinner event. Jon Kozloski is asking for a member to collect the wine donations beginning in June. The committee has met and is proposing a Sep 21 timeframe; the venue to be determined.
Nancy Viggiano will continue to update as this events firms. He will also investigate the Rotary throws which were popular about 15 years ago. This presentation as postponed due to inclement weather on May Club Meeting Minutes May 29, Posted by Gayle Demko on Jun 04, Vice President Roumas opened the meeting with a tribute of appreciation for all those who made Memorial Day possible. Jon Kozloski asks for all members to bring in a raffle item and a tee sign donation during June; gift certificates and raffle items are the key to making this project a financial success.
Wine will be collected during the month of July. Lynn introduced the owner of the property as Connecticut Landmarks — a non-profit organization that has restored and operates eleven significant historic house museums in Connecticut.
She brought three historical items from the house and played a guessing game until the item was correctly identified.
The house is filled with many beautiful antique treasures and welcomes visitors and events. July 8 at Noon the Ct Landmarks Phelps-Hatheway will host a reading of the Declaration of Independence, which will be read by members of our community. Charles and Gayle will represent the Suffield Rotary in this event and all are welcome to attend!
Gordon Stagg had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Scott Seabury was serenaded with our special Happy Birthday tune. An insider's view of the workings of CT State Legislature. Club Meeting Minutes May 8, Posted by Gayle Demko on May 14, Club Meeting May 8, This monthly program helps students understand that what they are learning will be used in the world of work.
Please let Dick know if you are interested in contributing and the High School Guidance Department will schedule participation. James has been active in the Robotic Aces High competition and an active student tutor. James is headed to WPI as an engineering student focusing on a career in robotics.
Jed Dery had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Club Meeting Minutes - May 1, Posted by Gayle Demko on May 07, Game starts at 7: Your ticket payment is requested.
The pavers will be installed and then officially dedicated at a ceremony this Memorial Day. Currently four members have volunteered to present during the next academic year. Please advise Dick if you are interested in participating; we have nine opportunities to utilize. Don Rawling presented historical and current facts relating to the Agricultural business in our region. Don is employed at Farm Credit East formerly the Federal Land Bank , a banking concern which assists farmers with cyclic monetary needs.
Medical cannabis farming cannot be funded as a startup as it is illegal for a bank to lend money to this substance. Information about local farming can be found at suffieldfarms. Don encourages all to shop at the local farmers markets and support local farmers products. Greg Heineman had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Board Meeting begins at 5 pm.
Club Meeting Minutes April 24, Posted by Gayle Demko on Apr 29, Loaves and Fishes provide a meal for 80 — nightly along with an additional breakfast on the weekends. In actuality only two volunteers were needed and future requests will be vetted.
This would enhance the number of members who may wish to participate in service projects. Bob talked about their trip thru the South traveling along the Gulf Coast this past winter. While staying in various campgrounds they were impressed with the warmth and hospitality presented by the Campground Hosts. We can continue to follow their adventures at www. Jack Muska had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Jay Presser thanked the group for his anniversary flowers.
Don Rawling will give a presentation on agri-business in Suffield and Hartford County. Club Meeting Minutes - April 17, Posted by Gayle Demko on Apr 23, Friends and family of Rotarians are welcome to join us! Please plan to carpool; no transportation will be set up. Roger Pratt has the tickets! June 26 at the Seasons Restaurant; Ken circulated a sign-up list with menu choice.
The middle school has eight opportunities for a 20 minute presentation. The goal is to share with this young audience the detail of your profession so they might understand the value of the education they are receiving and its goals. Dick is asking if there is interest among the members to participate in this event. Dick will meet with the student, Milly, who is chairing this initiative to understand how the Rotary can assist. Registration and donations can be made at SurvivorJourneys.
Survivor Journeys is a community-based support network of professionals from diverse clinical and community backgrounds who provide cancer survivors, caregivers, and loved ones unique survivorship services in western Massachusetts and northern Connecticut. How do you improve your golf game? Kerry Harrelle and Derrik Hatfield with Healthtrax in Enfield discussed the importance of maintaining a lifetime of health and wellness by setting and achieving appropriate goals.
Dick provided a testimonial praising their personal trainers who guide you towards the best activities that match your interests, goals and abilities.
Then Derrik led the group thru a demonstration of the shoulder, hip and torso flexibility needed to improve your golf game. Kerry offered fitness passes to their facility still available, contact Dick or Gayle for your pass. As Healthtrax participates in the SilverSneakers fitness program, if you are eligible for Medicare you may be eligible for a no-cost gym membership, as well as other program benefits like customized fitness classes.
Kerry will check your eligibility for this no cost membership benefit. Jay Presser had the winning blue ticket, with sides won by Ken and Greg. Scott had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts.
Don Rawling will give a presentation that night on agri-business in Suffield and Hartford County that evening. Posted by Charles Roumas on Apr 11, Club Meeting April 10, The committee has made its selection s. A sign-up list will be available shortly. Please mark this important event in your member calendar. This is in place of our regular Tuesday meeting that week.
Currently we have 18 signed up. Roger Pratt has the attendance commitment sheet. Please contact him ASAP to secure your tickets. This is a group discount price requiring a minimum 25 attendees. Thank you Roger for arranging this fun event. Among the items discussed or acted upon were the following:. Luis Lee is sponsoring Rev.
Christina Fitch who visited us several times. This will help us achieve our membership goal. Good luck to our students! The Board fine-tuned the draft tonight, and is expecting members to do the same to these important documents.
Joey his preferred nickname shared with our members some of his comprehensive accomplishments, but noted he was humbled and thankful by this recognition. His National Honor Society service projects, such as the Food Drive Volleyball Marathon, resulted in record contributions to worthy organizations. He is currently deciding on matriculation to either Worcester Polytechnic Institute or Clemson University with a focus on biotechnology. The members also lauded his parents for their guidance in his success.
Club Meeting Minutes - April 3 Posted by Gayle Demko on Apr 09, Several members have volunteered to assist and details will be forthcoming. She is hopeful to be in the newly renovated center of town location by the end of the year with updates to the art gallery, auditorium, bathrooms, HVAC and lighting as well as the PCB abatement yet to be accomplished.
Jackie will dedicate one room for studying and tutoring purposes. Currently programs are running at the temporary location at Flyer Place with the Senior Center hosting those programs requiring more seating space. Jackie envisions the library as a place where a grandmother can teach her grandson how to sew or knit and technology is available to all ages. The library has items to check out that would help the community outside the building as well.
You may check out their museum passes, 16 theme bags of activities for weekend checkout and a hot spot in addition to books! Two new part time reference librarians have been hired to focus on youth and teen programs. She would like to fund more teen program activities, specifically the Saturday Science Project and their Robotic program which could use a 3D printer and various materials.
Club Meeting March 27, Transportation will be arranged. Marissa has recently been named a US Presidential Scholar, therefore a nationally recognized top student. Marissa has participated in internships with both Yale and Harvard. Marissa is looking forward to receiving college acceptance letters in the next couple of weeks.
The Rotary Club applauds Marissa for her excellent academic accomplishments and wishes her all the best in the upcoming future. Blue ticket winner was Jack Muska with the only side won by Scott Seabury.
Club Meeting Minutes - Mar. Prior to discussion of the requests Charles will investigate the details of the groups requesting. Dick attended the Windsor Locks Rotary March 9 Beer and Wine event and encourages our club to plan a similar event this year which would need a chairperson.
The PMC ride is the largest sports fundraiser in the nation. The PMC needs help advertising. The ride is held May 12 — a Saturday — starting at 9 AM. And spread the word!! Congratulations to the Blue ticket winner Patrick; with a sides won by Natalie and Gayle. Don Miner had the winning red ticket but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Club Meeting Minutes - Mar 6, Posted by Gayle Demko on Mar 12, Financial — Jon Kozloski reports we are solvent.
A copy of the month end financials was distributed and both Rotary Operations and Foundation accounts were reviewed. Clark Mason relayed an idea regarding student shadowing or interning with a Rotary member. Each member would list their professional attributes and then the high school guidance department could match a student to a profession for further mentoring assistance.
The following concepts are under development: Richard Kisiel closed the meeting; the group opted out of a closing song. Club Meeting Minutes - February 27, Posted by Gayle Demko on Mar 04, Also Suffield by the River has requested that any cell phone usage by Rotarians be restricted to their library as the facility has a strict rule about cell phone usage in their lobby.
Rick Cheney and David Reed presented a recap of their program and the value it has brought to the community of Puerto Plata. Rick and David noted the difference between current non-profit water programs in the area. The World Health Organization and UNICEF provide aqueduct water programs which captures the dirty water in a more accessible location where the Rotary program provides a supply of clean water for a family or school.
Suffield Rotarians are proud to be a part of this successful program. Club Meeting Minutes - February 20, Posted by Gayle Demko on Feb 26, Dick would like to meet with the membership committee prior to that club meeting: Dick suggests holding a Rotary social event and proposes an outing to attend a game at Yard Goats.
The club agreed with this idea and Dick will pursue a game timeframe. Heidi Huhn Partain led a presentation concerning elder care needs. As the population expands and pursues opportunities out of state, the typical distance between family members is now 85 miles. This lack of close proximity leads to concerns for the safety of an elderly family member. Population requiring elder care is rising from 7 million in to an anticipated 19 million in Planning for the care of the elderly is key and Heidi offered a questionnaire, a handout and a compelling presentation which outlined options for consideration when planning needs for elderly care.
Club Meeting Minutes - February 13, Posted by Gayle Demko on Feb 19, The Board has recommended that Dick serve as president for a second term. Dick has agreed if the current Board remains the same and if the Rotary members agree to this plan. A formal discussion of this concept will be scheduled. This modification led to the review of the constitution, an action which Dick and Jay Presser will accomplish.
Suffield Rotary will provide the verbiage and photos and Avon will also assist in creating an advertising handout for Suffield Rotary.
Ken Pascoe has targeted April for selection of one or two service-oriented individuals to consider for this award. Suffield by the River has been reserved for the award event. As a Windsor Locks student, Katie found the transition to a new school difficult.
Katie plans to pursue a major in special education with a focus toward establishing a pet therapy farm. She looks forward to attending Elms College or Westfield State. Club Meeting Minutes - February 6, Posted by Gayle Demko on Feb 12, Her favorite Rotary moment this term was experienced while visiting Ethiopia and Kenya when she witnessed a massive parade in honor of the World Polio Day.
Greg shared his of history growing up in Hartford and then his entry into the Real Estate profession. Greg discussed the real estate market in our community and the challenges the internet has imposed on the profession. He also outlined the regulations the State of CT now levies on the business. Greg provided a useful packet of information regarding the trends and valuations of homes in this area. Club Meeting Minutes - January 30, Posted by Gayle Demko on Feb 05, Club Meeting January 30, And a thank you from Don Miner acknowledging the support he has received following the loss of Debbie.
He has asked for a member to offer to submit a monthly article to the paper. Bob Lowell may submit articles, but is now in Alabama and continuing a two-year tour of the US. His adventures are posted on the website: Where are Bob and Linda.
Dick will follow up with the students in regards to their project ideas and next steps. Karen gave a brief historical outline of her life journey. Karen is originally from Youngstown Ohio and attended Ohio University.
During her first teaching job in California, she identified the misplacement of Spanish speaking students and proceeded to pursue a path of correction for this error. She studied in Mexico during this time to identify and work thru this inaccuracy of management.
She married, moved to Seattle, had two kids, and ultimately she and the two kids moved back to Connecticut where she worked at UCONN for five years before returning to public school arena. A card for Tami Z was pulled which was not the Queen of Hearts.
Club Meeting Minutes January 23, Posted by Gayle Demko on Jan 29, Club Meeting Minutes - January 16, Posted by Gayle Demko on Jan 21, Dick, Charles Roumas and Gayle Demko discussed several projects which have potential as a work day town event. Melissa has two recommendations which the Interact Club could focus upon: Dick will bring these suggestions to the Interact Club for their consideration.
Ken Pascoe announced the committee is now open for submission of award candidate recommendations. Anna joined the high school community after being home schooled and excelled in both the academic and social settings, and will be awarded the Girl Scout Gold Award later this year. No winning blue ticket tonight; sides won by Ken Pascoe and Gail Handley.
Club Meeting Minutes - Jan 9, Posted by Gayle Demko on Jan 14, The club then observed a moment of silence in memory of Justin Donnelly in honor of his dedication to service for the town. And welcome to Cat and Joe Blake who have returned from their hiatus. Our Morgan Stanley advisor will manage and monitor this additional investment.
Dick has scheduled a Friday morning meeting with our Town Selectman Melissa Mack and will inquire as to an activity she would like supported. The Interact Club also would like tee shirts to wear when working on their projects.
More to come on this proposed activity. Bob Lowell has agreed to write an article about the Suffield Rotary for the Suffield Observer each month. He asks for support on this project; he will be submitting the article from the road as he and his wife begin their tour of the US. Bob will email the draft to the membership and requests any input be returned by email promptly.
He is also hoping for suggestions and ideas for this effort. President Kisiel introduced neurosurgeon Dr. Now 24 medically trained volunteers travel to Peru for five days to work with residents to train in both spinal and prosthetic surgical techniques and implementation. Pam Lipoli noted the Cheshire Rotary has applied for a grant to assist with medical needs in Lima and there may be an opportunity to work with them to support these efforts.
Club Meeting Minutes- January 2, Posted by Charles Roumas on Jan 07, Club Meeting January 2, Per coordinator Ken Pascoe, the drive successfully raised approx. Treasurer Jack Muska informed the members that Morgan Stanley will be attending the board meeting to discuss our funds management.
Among its service projects were the decoration and then auction of Christmas trees for charity proceeds. We thank Greg for sharing these ideas. President Kisiel introduced Dr. Christina defined palliative care as specifically focused on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, stress, of a serious illness, and to improve the quality of life for both the patient and the family.
She strongly recommended we all have two critical documents: Although this is not something we all think about on a regular basis, it was important to be reminded. Andrew Wakefield, a neurosurgeon discussing his volunteer medical care trips to South America. Club Meeting Dec 19, Posted by Gayle Demko on Dec 26, Club Meeting December 19, Opening and Welcome: President Kisiel made several announcements: Jack Muska had the winning ticket and did not select the Queen of Hearts.
Club Meeting Minutes- December 12, Posted by Charles J Roumas on Dec 16, Club Meeting December 12, Opening and Welcome: Club Meeting Minutes-November 28, Posted by Gayle Demko on Dec 02, Suffield Rotary Club Meeting- November 28, Details forthcoming at the Dec 12 meeting. Mapleton Hall was built in and was used as a community center, initially called Central Hall and afterward the North Suffield Grange Hall. Proudly they continue to operate in the black while making repairs as possible, with funding from civic groups and fundraisers.
The building currently requires additional electrical work and chimney and foundation repairs; donations and support are welcome to assist in making these repairs possible. Advertising — please support the Players with an ad or a patron donation.
Volunteer — please consider joining the crew and volunteering your services; there are many areas that require volunteers to make the Players productions possible. Greg Heineman had the winning red ticket, but did not select the Queen of Hearts. Frank and Linda DiGennaro.. Program for December 5: Club Meeting Minutes-November 21, Posted by Gayle Demko on Nov 28, Karen Mason noted difficulty contacting several seniors receiving buckets last year.
Sign up for Salvation Army Donations: Any details will be outlined at the next meeting. Vegetarian meals are available upon request. Ken Pascoe presented the quarterly budget report.
A discussion initiated regarding fundraisers and the need to identify the most profitable avenue for our efforts. Comparison of profitable concepts chaired by other organizations was lively and there will be continued review of this issue. A handout listing the committees for the year was distributed. Add 3 new members to reach goal of 37 — we are close to that goal with the stated interest of two potential new members.
To incite awareness of the Suffield Rotary, Charles Roumas has volunteered to write an article for the Suffield Observer. Goals may be revised as the year progresses. A recommendation to meet with the Town Selectman and identify service projects which might be accomplished by a collaboration of effort between the community social and service groups and completed in a defined timeframe was expressed.
Congratulations to Natalie Donais who celebrated an anniversary. Program for Nov A presentation by the Suffield Players on their organization and the status of historic Mapleton Hall. Club Meeting Minutes November 14, Posted by Charles Roumas on Nov 16, Suffield Rotary Club Meeting- November 14, Experienced Rotarians from throughout New England traveled to the Enfield location to share their wisdom.
Corporate and family memberships , improving Club Communications vehicles and messaging, and an additional refresher in global and district grant acquisition and execution. All those attending should provide their payment to Rotarian Roger Pratt as soon as possible. The intent of this service met our Four Way Test, but the light voter usage of our services will question our continuance of it in future elections. The Board will follow up on this. After many kind words on her student nomination, Noreen brought forward the recipient Kylee Harfouche.
Natalie presented Kylee with some recognition items, and Kyle was able to say a few words. Kylee thanked her parents, Kathie and Marc, her teacher Noreen Harnett, and the Rotary members for this honor.
Incredibly industrious, she has enrichened her life and those around her with many diverse yet important life skills.
The membership is excited to be an early recognizer of a bright future. Kylee Harfouche had the winning ticket, and her parents Kathie and Marc each had a side ticket winner! Ken Pascoe had the winning red ticket, but did not select the Queen of Hearts.
Rotarian Tami Zawistowski celebrated her birthday today and was brave enough to show up for our melodious birthday sing-around. The following week Nov 28 will be a presentation by the Suffield Players on their organization and the status of historic Mapleton Hall. Club Meeting Minutes November 7, Posted by Dick Kisiel on Nov 14, Christina Fitch- prospective member sponsored by Natalie Donais.
The clubs holiday party will be held on December 5 with sign up beginning next meeting. The next student of the month program will be held on November The club will hold a business meeting on November 21 and the club will hear a presentation from a representative of Suffield Players on November There was no program.
More details next week. Greg DeSantis had the winning ticket, but did not select the queen. Club Meeting Minutes-October 31, Posted by Gayle Demko on Nov 04, Dick Kisiel opened the meeting with a welcome to our guest speaker, Linda Stevenson. Dick circulated a sign up for election night golf cart drivers; it was determined to meet next Tuesday evening as there were minimal conflicts due to election day obligations. Gail Handley announced the location of the Holiday Party - LaNotte in East Windsor and will provide further details as they are firmed.
Linda reviewed the history of suicide in the town, state and nation which highlights the need for effective action and education to bring an awareness of available solutions for those contemplating this act. The Rotary Board will consider the appeal. If you have need for suicide or any other emergency help line assistance; dialing will connect you with a resource which will forward the call to the appropriate service.
Jed Dery had the winning ticket, but did not select the queen. Program scheduled for our next meeting — Nov 7: No formal presentation; a social hour will be featured. Club Meeting Minutes-October 24, Posted by Gayle Demko on Oct 30, Charles Roumas opened the meeting with a welcome to our guest speaker. The American Flag and Rotary gear stand have been located and will be available for our next meeting. Ken Pascoe notes there is a sign up for bucket deliveries at the Senior Center and the event has been advertised in the Suffield Observer.
Anticipated are 40 buckets for delivery the first week of December. Jackie Guzie will provide further details as the event is firmed up. Examples of the free service include: This service is designed to fill the gap between the immediate need of a resident as other available services are ramped up.
Do you have time to volunteer or know of a candidate who would benefit from this service? Contact Roz thru their website www. Don Miner had the winning ticket, but did not select the queen. Program scheduled for our next meeting - Oct Club Meeting Minutes-October 17, Posted by Gayle Demko on Oct 18, President Dick Kisiel opened the meeting with a welcome to our guests and families.
Dick thanked the committee for the great celebration at Fox Hollow Gun Club for the traditional lobster fest. This is an enjoyable and well deserved event for the group. These items have been removed from the building and we are hoping to locate them — please advise if you have any knowledge of their whereabouts so we might recover the flag and stand for use at our weekly meetings. Two volunteers per shift will be needed and Dick passed around a signup sheet.
Emily Bernabe and Shannon Frechette both then treated the audience to a summary of their previous and current high school experience and their aspirations. Natalie presented each student with a copy of Teens Can Make it Happen with our thanks for their fine leadership and experiences working with peer groups. Greg DeSantis celebrated an anniversary this week. Jay Presser had the winning ticket, but did not select the queen. Club Meeting Minutes-October 3,