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Covid-19 Update - April 1, 2021
As more and more people are vaccinated, we are looking at ways to meet in person again.
We are considering a hybrid approach to meetings where those who feel safe meeting in person, can. and those who would rather meet through Zoom can do that also.  So stay tuned.
 
In the meantime, we will continue to meet on Zoom
Thursday's at 7:30 am
For a link to our Zoom meeting, please email Program Chair George Szok at gszoksbox@gmail.com.
 
Follow us on the web at LakeRegionRotary.com or on Facebook at Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club. For more information, e-mail us at LakeRegionRotary@gmail.com or call us at 207-200-5084.
 
Julie Forbes, ND
President 2020-2021
ROTARY CLUB HOLDS GREAT BRIDGTON DUCK RACE AT STEVENS BROOK BRIDGE, MAIN ST., BRIDGTON ON JULY 4TH AT 11:30 AM
 
For the last 21 years, the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club has held an annual Duck Race.  Every year but last, during the pandemic, the site of the race has been at the bridge on Main Street overlooking the Stevens Brook in downtown Bridgton. Winners receive Cash Prizes:  1st Prize is $500, 2nd Prize is $250, 3rd Prize is $100.
 
The Duck Race is one of the Rotary Club's biggest fundraisers and according to the 2021 Duck Race team leader Rotarian Aaron Hagan, from Key Bank in Bridgton, "it is so great to be back 100 percent for this event." Hagan remarked, "We'll be selling Duck Race Tickets at $5.00 each and 5 for $20.00 outside Renys and the Bridgton Farmers Market on the last two weekends in June, at the fireworks on July 3rd, and at the race site on the morning of the 4th. You can get your tickets at any of those places or from your favorite Rotarian."
 
Funds raised support the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Clubs projects with youth, seniors, veterans, food pantries, literacy and much more.
 
For more information about Rotary and its projects in the community, check out LakeRegionRotary.com website and Facebook Page or email us at LakeRegionRotary@gmail.com.

THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2021
7:30 am via ZOOM
SPEAKER:
 Susan Breau, Hydrogeologist, Maine CDC, Water Resources Team

We are pleased to announce that Susan Breau, a Maine Licensed Geologist and the Water Resources Team Leader at the Maine CDC, Drinking Water Program will be our Speaker on June 3rd at 7:30 am via Zoom.   Susan and her team provide technical assistance and administer funding programs for Maine public water systems in the areas of source protection; emergency preparedness, response and recovery; and water system security.  

During her presentation she will address these important issues:  

  • Public drinking water supply sources 
  • Drinking water rules and regulations 
  • Source protection 101 
  • Emergency preparedness, response and recovery 

Susan currently serves as chair of the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators (ASDWA) Security Committee and is on the WaterISAC Board of Managers. She was the Source Water Program Manager for Maine Rural Water Association for 15 years and served on the National Rural Water Association Peer Leadership Committee.  Susan has experience working for a large public water system and as a hydrogeologic consultant.  She has a BA in Geology from Colby College, an MS in Hydrogeology from Duke University, and is certified in mediation. 

Our speaker is eminently qualified.  The program will be very interesting.  To obtain access to the link for the program, contact George Szok at gzoksbox@gmail.com

Contact Rotarian Carol Rothenberg at scroth256@gmail.com with any questions you might like to ask Susan.

Lynne Barboza, Food City Assistant Manager, and Rotarian Carol Madsen Kick Off Voucher Program 
 
Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Club member and past president Carol Madsen worked out details of the voucher program with Bridgton’s Food City Manager Jennifer Moran and Assistant Manager Lynne Barboza.  The $5.00 vouchers can be used for laundry detergent or other household cleaning supplies by food pantry patrons.  Over 200 vouchers have been distributed over the past few weeks by local pantries.  
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As Covid-19 continues to ravish our local communities, please think of giving to the Bridgton-Lake Region Rotary Foundation to help us help others. 100% of dollars donated at the site are managed locally.
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