Speaker Date Topic
Planning Meeting for Community Breakfast Dec 06, 2022 12:30 PM
Winter Community Breakfast to be held Sunday 12/11
No Meeting This Week Dec 13, 2022
Thank you for volunteering your time at the 12/11/22 Winter Community Breakfast!
Our Tracy Claudio Dec 20, 2022 12:30 PM
VA Hospital and involvement with Indigenous People who have served our country well.

Tracy Claudio, is one of our Rotarian members along with her service dog Hannon.
She is a US Navy Veteran who works here in Bedford at the VA.
She has been at the Bedford VA for over 17 years and held many important roles.

Today She is a Health Science Specialist for a clinical center in the Mental Health Research Department called MIRECC (Pronounced: MY RECK), where she manages all the Research Assistant Teams and leads recruitment for VA researchers as well as co-author research publications in Psychology journals to help others understand Veteran issues.

Many years ago she Volunteered to be the Special Emphasis Program Manager for the American Indian and Alaskan Native Program.  She is the one and only, who has planned all the Powwow events at the VA for many years and to this day.

Outside of her VA role- She represents the DAV State of Massachusetts as a Board of Director for District 4 and is the Senior Vice Commander of her local DAV Billerica Chapter 47.
She is also a National spokesperson and advocate for Canine Companions on tv, promotional materials and on social media.
For fun, she has worked as a part time actress with Boston Casting, with some very minor roles in large films, some music videos and tv commercials.

Today she is going to share with as all the information she thinks is helpful for us to know in and out of the VA to help Veterans so that maybe the Rotary can assist where they see fit.

No Meeting This Week Dec 27, 2022
Happy Holidays
Paula Gilarde Jan 03, 2023 12:30 PM
Foundation Bylaws
Nicole Hamel Jan 10, 2023 12:30 PM
Hiking the Appalachian Trail Georgia to Maine

Westford Rotarian and the Past and Youngest Rotary club president perhaps in the world will be talking about her fundraising venture as a through hiker, hiking from Springer Mountain, Georgia 3,771 ft to Mt. Katahdin, Maine, 5,260 ft.  Total length of the trail 2,194.3 miles.  Nicole is an ICU nurse in Concord Nh presently but worked as a travel nurse around the country for the last two years working with Covid-19 patients. She is an experienced hiker with over 3000 miles of Thru-hiking with 4 long distance trails under her belt. She tackled her longest trail yet, the Appalachian trail this past year. During her hike, she raised over $16000 for Pegasus House and Woman’s view two treatment and recovery programs for woman struggling with substance use disorders, Alcohol use disorder and/or mental health disorders.

 

 

Gino Fratelone Jan 17, 2023 12:30 PM
Gino's History of Rotary

Geno is involved with nearly every club in the district so his history is at least 50 times.

. Jan 24, 2023 12:30 PM
Jean Goldsberry Jan 31, 2023 12:30 PM
Minute Man Arc.
Wayne Braverman Feb 07, 2023 12:30 PM
Bedford Citizen News
Philip Sisson, President Middlesex Community Col Feb 14, 2023 12:30 PM
Building Community Partnership
School Vacation NO MEETING this week. Feb 21, 2023 12:30 PM
. Feb 28, 2023 12:30 PM