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Cabela's
100 Cabela's Boulevard
Scarborough, ME  04074
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Each month, the Rotary Club of Scarborough and Walden Woods Leadership Training host workshops to promote Excellence In Leadership in our local community. Read more about Linking Leaders
 
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Rotary Club of Scarborough, Maine

 

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Scarborough Rotary and Walden Woods present Linking Leaders' third workshop is 6:00- 7:30PM  May 22nd. rsvp 883-0040.
 
  • Communication the Power of Expectations – Workshop introduces a process to build trust and increase communication when working with clients, team members, staff, volunteers. Create a working social contract to build ever more powerful relationships with deep levels of trust. 
The series is co-hosted by Rotary and Walden Woods Leadership to help promote highest personal and professional standards, not only in the workplace but in volunteering, family and personal life as well.
 
Scarborough Rotary and Walden Woods Leadership second topic in a series of twelve vocational service workshops was on time management. Rotary knows that volunteers are busy people, so it invests in members to help them develop skills and habits they can use to help become more effective and efficient.
 
The monthly leadership series will run for one year. It's purpose is to help Rotary promote highest personal and professional standards, not only in the workplace but in volunteering, family and personal life as well.
 
The next workshop, on May 22nd is Communication: The Power of Expectations: Fee $49.00 per session, free for members and their guests.
Scarborough Rotary and Walden Woods Leadership launched the inaugural session of Linking Leaders- Developing the Leader Within Tuesday. The first in a series of twelve vocational service workshops was titled "Purpose Connector". Participants engaged in interactive exercises that helped them to articulate and focus on goals that are meaningful and relevant to the things that are most important in one's life. 
 
The monthly series will run for one year. It's purpose is to help Rotary promote highest personal and professional standards, not only in the workplace but in volunteering, family and personal life as well.
 
The next workshop, on April 24th, will be "Time and Productivity Tools". Fee $49.00 per session, free for members and their guests.
Our speaker for the evening was Matt Dunlap, the Secretary of State for Maine.  He spoke to us about the Real ID act and how it is being implemented as well as how it will impact each of us in the future.

Matt informed us that moving forward, each of us would be required to show identification at the time of drivers license renewal.  He gave many examples of what would be required and sited cases where many in our state would have difficulties in producing the required documents.

Bob Fowler, Executive Director of Milestone Foundation was the guest speaker at the meeting of Tuesday April 11th.
 
Bob talked about the current crisis of drug and alcohol addiction. Milestone Foundation provides services to empower individuals with substance use and behavioral health disorders to attain stability, dignity, recovery and an enhanced quality of life. That includes emergency shelter, medically managed detoxification and long-term treatment in Portland and Old Orchard Beach, Maine
 
 
"Slugger" has confirmed that he will appear at Scarborough Rotary's annual Touch-A-Truck fundraiser.  Also coming is "Big Red", the 1937 International fire truck which is a 100% operational fire aparatus with 350 gallons of on board water. Big Red was originally in service with the Danville, Ky. Fire Dept. Measuring nearly 40 ft in length, 12 ft 4 in wide and 11 ft 9 and 1/2 inches tall, this "Big Red Monster" weighs in at 35,000 lbs. Unlike most other retired fire engines however, this one was turned into a monster truck powered by Cummins Diesel Engines. Big Red is owned by Shaw Brothers Construction in Gorham, Maine.
March 7th Meeting
 
Phil introduced Dr. Jeremy Book from the Innate Family Chiropractic practice located at 210 Western Avenue in South Portland.
“Dr. Jeremy Book grew up with a passion to be the greatest baseball player that he could be. He pursued his dream and had the opportunity to play 5 years of professional baseball in the St. Louis Cardinals organization. It was this life experience that sparked his new passion for Chiropractic Healthcare.
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017
 
Matthew Collins of the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve spoke at the regular Tuesday meeting about the ways the employers can and must support members  of the guard and reserves who are called to duty.
 
Employers can take an important step toward ensuring the readiness of our National Guard and Reserve forces by participating in the ESGR “Statement of Support” program. Matthew explained various facets of the law that protects the jobs of those serving.
Carole Brush, Executive Director of Eastern Trail, was the guest speaker at the Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 meeting. She update the club of the current campaign to "close the gap". The gap is a section of the trail the crosses the Nonesuch River. Currently, there is no way to get across, so trail users must divert along Black Point Road. The Club has approved a donation of $200 to Eastern Trail.

January 10th Meeting

 

Ember introduced Mike Antonellis: “The 2017 season will be Mike's 13th season as the "Voice of the Sea Dogs."

RYLA Chairman Phil Giordano invited Scarborough graduates of RYLA and their parents to speak at the meeting November 22nd. They spoke passionately about their experience and the benefits they felt they realized. Superintendent of Schools Julie Kukenberger joined the SHS students as Phil lead them in a team building exercise.
 
 
 
Leroy Crocket reports that there is quite a bit of interest from the high school in participating in a vocational service project. Some ideas being considered include a career awareness day or a job shadow opportunity. Anyone interested in working in the project out should let Ember know.

Members of the Scarborough High School Interact Club sold beads of hope bracelets during their lunch break in December. The bracelets were created in Nicaragua as a revenue source for many children there and were bought by the club. They sold the bracelets for ten dollars and all proceeds will go to Project Grace. Interactor Samantha Carriero organized the activity.

State Senator Amy Volk was the speaker Tuesday October 25th. Her topic was civility in public discourse. The club has approved the purchase of 35 Four Way Test coins for her to give to her colleagues in the Maine senate when the legislative session begins.  
 

 

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Each month, the Rotary Club of Scarborough and Walden Woods Leadership Training host workshops to promote Excellence In Leadership in our local community. Read more about Linking Leaders
 
 
 
 
 
 
Speakers
Linking Leaders: Developing the Leader Within
Jul 24, 2018
Goal Setting and Achievement 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Jennifer Crosby
Jul 31, 2018
Amtraks Downeaster service to Brunswick
Casey Hartford, Big Brothers, Big Sisters
Aug 07, 2018
The vast need for male mentors
Marty Grohman, Independent cadidiate for Congree
Aug 14, 2018
The New American Workforce: smart immigration policy and developing a friendly workplace
Linking Leaders: Developing the Leader Within
Aug 28, 2018
Mindset that can Enhance or Derail 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Linking Leaders: Developing the Leader Within
Sep 25, 2018
Mission Control: Language Matters 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Linking Leaders: Developing the Leader Within
Oct 23, 2018
Missing Link to Productivity and Profitability: 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
 

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