Rotary District 7930 eBulletin
February 7, 2022

Celebrate our Foundation!
Join the Party and Raise Money for the Rotary Foundation!!!  You are invited to the Gala Fundraiser for the Rotary Foundation with Fellow Rotarians from Zones 28 & 32.
Wednesday, 23 February 2022, 8:00 pm ET.  With District 7930’s Pre-Gala Event 7-7:45 pm ET hosted by DG Terry & DGE Alexander
Don’t Miss this Event!!!  

Your ticket gets you into the Zone Event as well as the Pre-Gala Event & Matching Points
Click this link for detailed program information & ticket pricing:  Registration/Tickets for Zone Virtual Foundation Gala.  FYI, you will receive a separate Pre-Gala Event Link close to the event.
Weekly Polar Plunge Donation Update
Donations to this year’s Polar Plunge are being directly made through the donate button in MyRotary or through your club’s Foundation Chair. Once a club has donated a minimum of $1500 it qualifies them to receive the End Polio Now Certificate from Rotary International.  Last year only four clubs in our district reached that benchmark.  I’m pleased to say that the top four clubs below have already surpassed that level.  Let’s try to get our District back to more participation throughout the clubs.  The list below includes all donations made to PolioPlus from July 1, 2021 as of February 5, 2022. Year to date we have raised $27,716.01 of our $100,000 goal. There are 21 clubs in the district who have not started making their donations to Polio. Please register with the Gloucester Club to let them know the number of participants.  Clubs can register their participation by clicking here.
1. Marblehead
2. Rockport
3. Arlington
4. Reading
5. Lynn
6. Chelsea
7. Wakefield
8. Parkway, Swampscott, and Amesbury are tied
Freezin' for a Reason:  Gloucester Rotary Polar Plunge to Eradicate Polio
The Gloucester Rotary will hold its annual Polar Plunge on Saturday, April 2, 2022, at 11am at the Cape Ann Motor Inn on Long Beach, located at 33 Rockport Road in Gloucester. Anyone wishing to support the #EndPolioNow campaign may make a donation online at Please indicate that your donation should support the “Polio Fund.”
Each of the D7930 clubs are encouraged to attend the Gloucester event or hold their own event—all with the goal of raising $100,000 this year for #EndPolioNow.  Clubs can register their participation by clicking here.
RYLA 2022 Update
While we wish it was safe to hold an in-person RYLA for high school students in 2022, we don’t believe we are there yet!  Because of that, D7930 will hold an Advanced RYLA for a small group of students who have already participated in RYLA. 
The purpose of this weekend will be to continue to develop alumni who wish to continue their journey of leadership development and to support the RYLA program going forward.  While RYLA students currently lead families and participate in some of the planning, the event is primarily led by a group of Rotarians.  The longer-term goal is to have the weekend be more alumni/student led.
We are hopeful that the weekend will be held at Camp Glen Brook in Marlborough, NH, tentatively on Saturday-Sunday, May 14-15.  We are returning to Camp Glen Brook to be good stewards of our resources as we have a deposit there from 2020, when we had to cancel due to the pandemic.
Peabody's Biggest Fundraiser is Back in Person
The Rotary Club of Peabody is hosting its biggest fundraiser of the year "Taste of the North Shore" in person again this year!  This popular fundraiser promised an evening of fun, prizes and, of course, delicious food from some of the best restaurants to be found on the North Shore.  All proceeds benefit scholarships for Peabody High School children and our other community projects throughout the year.

Join us at 6 pm at the DoubleTree in Danvers on March 1. Raffle tickets for our $10,000 grand prize includes 2 admissions to the event and cost $100. Business sponsorships are still available.  For tickets and more information click here.

*Full vaccination or negative COVID test required. Masks will be required at all times, except for eating.*

We hope to see you there! 
Greater Salem NH Fuel Assistance Program
The Greater Salem, NH Rotary Club recently distributed more than $16,000 to area gas and oil companies to support over 60 families in need in its service area with their heating costs.  This is the second year the club has offered this Fuel Assistance Program.  Special thanks to our partners: B & H Oil, McLean Oil, Palmer Gas & Oil, and Murphy & Sons.
Deb Whitten, Credit and Collections Manager of Palmer Gas & Oil said,  “Families continue to struggle during this pandemic and this donation will help tremendously.  This is the second year that we have received this extraordinary gift from the Rotary Club, and we could not be more thankful.”  Adds John Lilly of the Greater Salem Rotary Club, “This has become one of our major service projects and we are thrilled to work with the Ermer family and Palmer Gas & Oil long with B & H Oil, McLean Oil, and Murphy & Sons.”
Pictured here:  John Lilly and Jeanne Geisser of Greater Salem Rotary Club present a check to Deb Whitten of Palmer Gas & Oil.
Gloucester's Night at the Races
The Gloucester Rotary Club invites the public to attend their FUNdraising event – “A Night at the Races” on Friday, March 18, 2022, at Cruiseport Gloucester, located at 6 Rowe’s Wharf in Gloucester. Doors open at 6:30 pm. All proceeds from this event will support local and international programs of the Gloucester Rotary.
A Night at the Races promises to be a fun-filled evening for adults with all the suspense and excitement of being at the racetrack. High quality, video-taped horse races are narrated from start to finish by lively announcers. During the evening there will be complimentary hors d’oeuvre, a cash bar, and variety of raffles. At various points during the evening, betters will be able to use their winnings to bid on merchandise and services that have been donated for the event. For the most fun, reserve a table – bring a group. 
Tickets are $10 per person and may be purchased in advance online at or at the door. 
Upcoming Events
Virtual International Assembly
Feb 07, 2022 – Feb 15, 2022
District Membership Committee (DMC) Meeting
Feb 08, 2022 5:00 PM
Pre-PETS Part 2
Feb 12, 2022
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM
Assistant Governor Meeting
Feb 14, 2022 6:00 PM
DEI Committee Meeting
Feb 15, 2022
6:00 PM - 6:30 PM
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