Rotary Club of Bath, Maine, USA
 

 

 

Chartered March 1, 1919


 www.bathrotary.org  ~  bathrotary@gmail.com  ~  (207) 370-2284
 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 313, Bath, ME 04530 USA

 
 
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Bath

One Profits Most Who Serves Best

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
J. R. Maxwell & Co.
122 Front Street
Bath, ME  04530
United States
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This beautiful sapphire and diamond 7" yellow and white 14K gold bracelet could be yours for only $10 per ticket or 3 for $20. A $2,750 value! Proceeds to benefit the programs of the Bath Rotary Club. Tickets available from Bath Rotarians. Drawing to be held at the 25th Annual Golf Tournament at the Bath Country Club on June 15, 2016. You do not need to be present to win. Contact us at bathrotary@gmail.com for more information.
 
 
 
 

 
The 6 Morse High School Students visited the Bath Rotary Club on May 3rd. They were joined by Morse High School Guidance Counselor Leslie Trundy. Ms. Trundy is also the Morse High School Interact Club advisor as well.
 
2016 RYLA Students from Morse High School introduced themselves to the club at the May 3rd meeting. Leslie Trundy is pictured on the left and Bath Rotary President Caelie Smith on right.
 

 
Jake Korb, Andrew Deci, Caelie Smith and Jason Richie "let the good times roll" at the Bowl For Kids Sake event at Yankee Lanes for Big Brothers Big SIsters of Bath Brunswick. Thanks to all who donated to the team and to Jason for organizing our team and getting us set up with those awesome team polo shirts!
 

 

New Members Recognized at World Peace & Understanding Dinner

District Governor put out the call to Club Presidents to honor new (2 years or less) members who have made a contribution to their clubs. I was pleased to award 3 of our club members with the Above & Beyond award for their efforts both to the club, the community and internationally.
 
Rich Cromwell was present at the dinner and was recognized for his work in Cambodia at the CIO Orphanage and also for his efforts to get water filters to the outlying villages of Siem Reap.
Sawyer Boulette started our first "4-Way 5K" in 2014. It was a complete success and was even more so in 2015. This is becoming a highlight event during AutumnFest in Bath on Columbus Weekend that is a lot of fun to help with and participate in.
 
Runners get awesome long sleeve tee shirts and a chance at winning cash prizes. We're looking at putting on our 3rd annual 4-Way 5K this October!
Liz Wyman took over the Annual Golf Tournament last year from a long time tournament manager and did a great job with the sponsors and organizing the event.
 
With a graduating senior at home and navigating big changes at the bank where she works, she managed to pull off a very successful tournament.
 
Thanks to these new members who have gone Above and Beyond to help the Bath Rotary Club succeed in reaching its goals to improve our community both locally and globally.
 

 

Vocational House Gets Sign and Wiring

 
The Vocational School Modular House project is moving along. The Electrical team is putting the final finish to the lighting and the For Sale sign went up.
 
 
In just 6 hours we and our fellow Sunrise Rotarians helped raise just over $1000 in cash and check donations, plus collected almost a busload of food for the Bath Area Food Bank.
 
Bob Warren chillin' in shorts, with Liz Wyman and Tom Edwards.
 
 

United Way program benefits from Bath's Rotary Clubs

The Bath Sunrise and noontime Rotary clubs donated children's books to the Success By 6 program as part of our holiday activities this year. The Mustard Seed Bookstore is to be credited for their generosity during our downtown shopping day earlier in December. We are proud to support education and literacy in our communities.
 

 

Morse High School Chorus provide Holiday Cheer at December 15 meeting

Members of the Morse High Chorus entertained the club after a fabulous lunch prepared by the Culinary Arts students at the Bath Regional Career and Technical Center.
 

 
 

Unseasonable Holiday Season weather pleases 42 volunteers who pulled shifts at the kettles

George Dole and Will Neilson on Front Street at Renys ring the bell for this year's kettle drive.
Bath Sunrise President Al Mesrobian and Bath Rotarian Bob Warren (comfortable in shorts) pulled a shift in front of Brackett's Market.
Morse High School Interact Club members Marissa and Michaela Wright got the last of the afternoon sun in front of Shaw's Supermarket.
 

 

Lou Ensel Awarded Paul Harris Fellow

Past President Lou Ensel was awarded a Paul Harris Fellow award by the Bath Rotary Club at the November 3rd meeting. In appreciation for their service to our club, Past Presidents are awarded with a Paul Harris Fellow, which is a donation of at least $1000 to the Rotary Foundation. Thank you, Lou for your year of service as President of the Rotary Club of Bath. 
 
 
 
 
 

Patten Free Library compensated for theft of donations for Chidren's Room

Sometimes good comes from bad events and such is the case for the Patten Free Library. The "Make Change For Patten" fundraiser for books and materials for the Children's Room that was being collected in a large plexiglass container was stolen in October. An estimated value of $1200 was placed on the coins and bills that were in the cointainer. In addition to Bath Savings Instituion, who donated $1200 to replace the stolen donations, the Rotary Club of Bath also donated $1200 to the Patten Free Library to cover addtional expesnses such as repairing the damage to a window done by the thief and the additional expense of upgrading exterior lighting and additional security measures.
 

 
Here is the first post from Rich on his progress in working with the CIO Orphanage in Cambodia.
 
 

2nd E-Waste collection draws a big response

A cool, but mostly sunny morning brought area community members to do a little fall cleaning out of waste electronics. The crew from North Coast Services hustled to keep up with the traffic.
Great traffic control on High Street from the Morse Interact Club!
We filled a tractor trailer, plus two large box trucks. Thank you to all who dropped off their waste and gave donations to our club.
 

 
 
Thanks to our sponsors, runners, volunteers, the 2015 4-Way 5K was held Saturday, Oct. 10. Race results can be found here:
​Photos and more information to come...
 

 
 

Paul Harris Fellow and New Member inducted at District Governor's visit

Past President and Secretary Jeff Guenther presents Rick Beaulieu of Springer's Jewelers with a Paul Harris Fellow. Sprnger's Jewelers has generously supported the Bath Rotary with many raffle items and donations for many years, as well as participated in our Annual Golf Tournament. Rick was surprised by and grateful for the honor. He also expressed his appreciation that his late father had for our golf tournaments.
President Caelie Smith inducts the Bath Rotary Club's newest and youngest member, Jacob Korb. Jake is the Downtown Coordinator for Main Street Bath.
District Governor Sheila Rollins congratulates Jake Korb on his membership into the Bath Rotary Club.
 

 
 

Four more Community Service Grants awarded at June 30th meeting

DD Morong, Treasurer of Friends of Seguin Island Light expresses thanks on behalf of the organization as she accepts a check from outgoing Bath Rotary President, Lou Ensel.

Lisa Dunning of Bath ASA Softball receives a Community Service grant to offset the costs of tournament expenses so all of the girls who wish to play are able to regardless of their ability to pay.

Chris Szalay of SEARCH Greater Bath recieves a Community Service grant to assist their mission of assisting older adults in the Bath community by providing services to allow their clients to  remain independent.

Bath Rotarian and BRCTC Director Joel Austin accepts a check from the Bath Rotary Charitable Trust for the BRCTC ELectrical program to purchase tourque wrenches.

 
 

Great job everyone on this year's tournament! The weather, the course, the volunteers, the players all came together for a great day! And Congratulations to Bert Wyman, winner of the Chelsea clock!

A team comes off the 9th green, which featured the chance to win a new Subaru from Bath Subaru with a Hole-In-One.

President Elect Jeff Labbe monitors the clubhouse during the 24th Annual Rotary Golf Classic.

Bath Rotarian Guy Saucier helps with sage advice during the 2015 Rotary Golf Classic.

Bath Rotarian Don Spann relaxes by the firepit behind the clubhouse.

 

 
 
Front page news for Clean Water Project at BRCTC and Morse High School. Read the article here:
 
 

 
 
 
Bath Rotary Club's two recent Paul Harris awardees, Leslie Trundy and Wiebke Thodeore.
 
 
 
 
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January Speakers
Skillings, Lois
 
February Speakers
Deci, Andrew
 
March Speakers
Korb, Jake
 
April Speakers
Wyman, Liz
 
May Speakers
Warren, Bob
 
June Speakers
Neilson, Will
 
Seargeant At Arms
Sergeant At Arms December
Neilson, Will
 
Sergeant at Arms January
Wyman, Liz
 
Sergeant at Arms February
Brackett, Kimberly
 
Sergeant at Arms March
Patenaude, Lee
 
Sergeant at Arms April
Warren, Bob
 
Sergeant at Arms May
Guenther, Jeffrey
 
Sergeant at Arms June
Skillings, Lois
 
 
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