Speaker Date Topic
SHS Students Feb 21, 2018
Speech Contest
Speech Contest

Prepare yourself for speeches recited by teenagers from Spaulding High School and judge them for content, reflection, tone, posture, and the like.

Principal and Barry Rotary member Brenda Waterhouse will present her students for this years contest.

Sue Higby Feb 28, 2018
Part II of Democracy Rocks! Barre City Mayoral Candidate Sue Higby
Part II of Democracy Rocks! Barre City Mayoral Candidate Sue Higby

Sue will be talking about her decision to run for Barre City Mayor.

Biography

Sue Higby, Executive Director, Studio Place Arts
Sue has been the Executive Director at SPA since February, 2003. She served as the Chair of the Board, a member of the Board of Directors, and as a volunteer during the start-up phase of SPA. Sue brings more than 35 years of nonprofit management, communications, program development, budgeting, and marketing experience to SPA, with more than 16 years of experience at national, research institutions and environmental nonprofits, including the National Council on Science and the Environment, The Nature Conservancy, and Resources for the Future, located in Washington, D.C.

For more info on Sue’s campaign, go to:

 

SueHigbyforBarre@gmail.com

​802.476.5655

 


 

David Rouleau and Heidi Vihinen Mar 07, 2018
Barre Town Dog Park
Barre Town Dog Park

Join David Rouleau and Heidi Vihinen from the Barre Town Dog Park Committee, who are coming to speak to us about their exciting project to have dedicated, safe space for dogs in Barre Town.

Karl A. Rinker Mar 14, 2018
A Cruise up the Mighty Hudson River and through The Champlain Canal into Lake Champlain
A Cruise up the Mighty Hudson River and through The Champlain Canal into Lake Champlain

Join us for a presentation from fellow Barre Rotarian, Karl A. Rinker as he shares his expedition up the mighty Hudson River through The Champlain Canal into Lake Champlain in his boat.

He will talk about the trip, including pictures, starting in Westport CT, through Long Island Sound with a stop in Queens to go to The US Open tennis tournament. Then through The Harlem River into the Hudson River. Going North just about as far as you can go in a boat into The NY Canal System and then into Lake Champlain to his home port in Malletts Bay, Colchester, VT. He will provide many interesting facts about the river and the New York canal system.

Biography

Karl was born in Barre, VT and is a graduate of Spaulding High School. Following high school, he attended Vermont Technical College studying mechanical engineering.

He is a past president of the Barre Rotary Club the past president of The Barre Bi-Centennial Commission and a past president of Barre Area Development. Other previous affiliations include serving as a board member for the Barre Heritage Festival, the New Hampshire/Vermont Gasoline Dealers Association, the Barre Universalist Church, ECA, Inc. and The Granite Hills Credit Union.

Karl has recently retired after almost a fifty year career owning a Mobil convenience store and a communications company in Central Vermont.

His interests, in addition to enjoying life with family, include boating, skiing, snowmobiling, photography, hunting and community service.

Karl and his wife, Charlene, reside in East Barre. And can be reached at 802.479.0124 or lazykarl@aol.com.

Spaulding High School Interact Club Field Trip Mar 21, 2018
Update from our Interact Club at SHS
Update from our Interact Club at SHS

Join us at Spaulding High School for lunch and an update from our Interact Club.  We will be awarding the Club its official Interact Registration certificate and new t-shirts at this meeting.  Please join us to celebrate the next generation of good works!

Barre City Police and Fire Chief Tim Bombardier Apr 04, 2018
Meet the Chief: Our Police Department - Updates and Discussion
Meet the Chief:  Our Police Department - Updates and Discussion

We are so pleased to welcome Barre City Police and Fire Chief Tim Bombardier to Barre Rotary.  Chief Bombardier will update us on their good works on behalf of our city.  Without doubt, there will also be great dialog with our members as to their thoughts and questions regarding public safety.  Join us for this "Meet the Chief" day!

CLUB ASSEMBLY TODAY! Apr 25, 2018

New Ideas?  Ongoing good works?  Hear it all today at Barre Rotary!

CLUB ASSEMBLY TODAY! May 30, 2018

Shout out to Barre Rotarians - lend us your hearts and passion, and we will lend you good works!  Come with ideas and energy - we are people of action!
 

CLUB ASSEMBLY TODAY! Jun 27, 2018

Last Club Assembly on President Caroline's watch.  Join us today for an overview of good works in 2017-2018 and a forecast of new ideas and good works under incoming President Liane!