Special Holiday Traditions 

Our own, Rotarian, Dan Ladner brings us great joy with his singing and piano playing talent.
The Caribou Chorus, about 40 members strong, performed Christmas music at the Rotary Club's December 11th meeting.  Songs from sacred to secular to humorous they sang with joy and gusto.  Club members warmly applauded their outstanding efforts. 
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Spirit of America Award Recipients 

The city of Caribou recognizes Caribou Rotary with a "Spirit of America" award at it's April 2019 meeting for all the club does in our communities.  
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CHS Chorus 2018 Holiday Visit 

It's a holiday tradition we enjoy every year, our annual CHS Chorus visit! Under the direction of Ms. Vicki King, Rotarians enjoyed the songs and solos shared by these talented young men and women. Thank you for brightening our holiday season!
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October Weekly Program Speakers 

We had some great weekly program speakers this month!   
October 10th, Meteorologist Richard Norton from NOAA in Caribou discussed recent weather conditions, weather forecast area covered by the Caribou station, interactions with area farmers, and answered many questions. 
October 31st, Trisha House, the local staffer for U.S. Senator Susan Collins in Caribou spoke to us about the role her office plays in assisting local residents, on behalf of our Maine Senator.
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Rotarians Volunteering 

Caribou Rotarians working at the Rotary food booth at the Caribou Arts & Crafts Fair, October 20th & 21st - 2018.
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Fall Fellowship Outing 

Caribou Rotarians explore our area's history while visiting the Caribou Historical Center & Museum. The evening continued with a nice meal at the Northern Maine Brewing Company.  
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Rotary Youth Exchange 

Posted on Sep 25, 2018

Caribou Rotarian's Bob Sprague and Mark Draper promoting the club's participation in Rotary Youth Exchange. Sarah Draper, a former youth exchange student, shares her experience and what the program has done for her.

Rotary Youth Exchange is a Rotary International student exchange program for students in high school. Since 1929, Rotary International has sent young people around the globe to experience new cultures. Currently, about 9,000 students are sponsored by Rotary clubs every year.

Rotary Youth Exchange, another way Caribou Rotary pours into the lives of our local youth. If you know of a local student that might be interested in a cultural experience, please reach out to any Caribou Rotarian for more information.

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Maine Potato Board Executive Director, Donald Flannery Visits Caribou Rotary 2018-04-18 04:00:00Z 0

October 11th 2017- Breakfast Meeting

Caribou's new City Manager, Dennis Marker was guest speaker at our October 11th breakfast meeting.  He asked us as community citizens, "What is your vision for Caribou?" and "Where would you like to see our area in the next 20 years?" Dennis conducted an interactive presentation, sharing his thoughts and goals for the City. 
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Project G.I.V.E seeking volunteers to go to Guatemala

We are looking for volunteers who are interested in participating in the Rotary project in Guatemala.  Pending trips are late October, early November and about February. 

I you have questions:

Email Ed Wright at ej_wright@hotmail.com or Kevin McCartney at kevin.mccartney@maine.edu

Project GIIVE (Guatemalan Infrastructure Improvement Venture) is a joint effort among the Rotary Clubs of Caribou, Fort Fairfield, Limestone, Mars Hill, Presque Isle, Washburn, and Perth-Andover, New Brunswick that has been proposed to meet the needs of a village near the city of Monterrico, Guatemala, in cooperation with the Guatemalan Rotary Club La Ermita. The clubs are seeking to provide eco-stoves, water filtration devices, and eco-toilets.

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July Speakers/Programs Announced

Here are the programs we have lined-up for the month of July:
July 5th                  Club Assembly-discuss alt. to Cash Draw
July 12th                Division for the Blind and Visually Impaired
July 19th                District Governor - Iris Sullivan
July 26th                Kevin McCartney – Guatemala Project
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2017 Trek Across Caribou 

Welcome to the Trek Across Caribou 2017
Plans are now under way for Trek 2017 and we would like you and your 3rd grade child to join us!   The bike trek is fully sponsored by the Caribou Rotary Club and operates with the support of the Caribou Parks and Recreation, the Caribou Police Department, and the Caribou Fire and Ambulance Department. 
All 3rd grade students at your child’s school will receive a bike helmet from the Caribou Rotary Club on June 2, 2017. 
As a Trek participant, your child will have the opportunity to be a part of a highly supported, fun, and healthy activity! And the best news is you can join them to celebrate bicycle safety.  (Remember everyone HAS TO WEAR A BIKE HELMET!)
Date: Saturday, June 3rd
Time: Check-in starts at 9:00am
           Departure at 10:00am
Where: Hilltop Elementary School
Pre-registration is required and must be returned to your classroom teacher by June 2nd.
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Board Meeting Recap

Posted by Austin Bleess
The Board held its monthly meeting yesterday morning. It was a quick meeting, but the board took action on a few items.
Board Meeting Recap Austin Bleess 2016-09-07 04:00:00Z 0

Interested in Serving on the Board or as Club Secretary?

As you likely know our Club Secretary Lisa Shaw has taken a new job which will require her to relocate to the Bangor area. Congratulations and Best Wishes Lisa!
That also means that we are looking for someone to fill her spot on the Rotary Board and for someone to serve as Club Secretary. If you have interest in serving in either of the capacities, please let Austin Bleess know.
Interested in Serving on the Board or as Club Secretary? Austin Bleess 2016-09-07 04:00:00Z 0

Sen. King to speak to Caribou Rotary Club

Posted on Jul 18, 2016
U. S. Senator Angus King is scheduled to speak to our club on July 27th. We are excited to welcome Senator King to come and speak to our club! 
Sen. King to speak to Caribou Rotary Club Austin Bleess 2016-07-18 04:00:00Z 0
CARIBOU ROTARY CLUB ELECTS NEW OFFICERS Austin Bleess 2016-07-01 04:00:00Z 0
2016-2017 Rotary Club Officers Announced Austin Bleess 2016-04-28 04:00:00Z 0

2015 Rotary Draw A Large Success

Posted on Dec 13, 2015
This years lucky winners were Joan Theriault who won $4,000, Jim Savage who won $5,000 and Machias Savings Bank which took home the grand prize of $6,000.   
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2015 Cash Draw Tickets Available!

The 2015 Caribou Rotary Club Cash Draw is underway, and tickets are selling quickly. The 2015 Caribou Rotary Club Cash Draw is underway, and tickets are selling quickly. 
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Rotary Youth Exchange Students

We were honored to have Rotary youth exchange students as guests at last Wednesday's meeting. Pictured are Sarah Draper, of Caribou (left), who recently visited England and stayed with Chloe Waddington (center). Now, Chloe is staying with Sarah and visiting the US. Chloe exchanged club banners with a representative of the Caribou Rotary Club's Youth Exchange committee member, Katherine Anderson (right).
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