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An invitation to all to become connected to the world through service.

A word from your Assistant Governor and fellow Rotarian.

I joined Rotary after Lorraine Tarpey, a Rotarian, invited me.  I had no idea what Rotary was other than 'I knew' it was an old men’s dinner club and was shocked she attended.  WOW, was I wrong!  In fact Cohasset Rotary is 50% women and member range from 30 to 95 years old.  I learned I had no idea what Rotary really was or the international power of it as a service organization!  Did you know Rotary is ‘this close’ to eradicating Polio worldwide?   Rotary is a major player in peacemaking, education, community development and maternal & child health among their six focus areas!  When my fellow Rotarian told me the motto of Rotary was ‘Service Above Self" I replied, “OK I’m in!… BUT, I can only come every other week with work, three kids who need shuttling to sports, homework, dinner, etc".  I joined in 2011.  After a year I was hooked and needed an excuse to come every week.  My husband arranged his work schedule to be home early and I looked for a job within the club.  Rotary has become a family to me.  I have met so many quality people in Rotary who I NEVER would have crossed paths with otherwise.  I am GRATEFUL for Lorraine’s invitation.  

Don’t be hesitant to go out and invite your friends to Rotary!  Your friends most likely are similar to you and probably enjoy helping others as well. 

An invitation to all to become connected to the world through service. 2019-11-20 05:00:00Z 0

Blue & Brews at Lions Hall

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Cohasset Rotary hosted a fun night of micro-brew tasting, country dancing, food prepared by Red Lion Inn and a live auction to raise money for our Service Projects and grants.  A great time was had by all by the almost 100 people who attended and bid on fabulous baskets and experiences with our auctioneer and Rotarian Wayne Sawchuk!
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Wayne Robbins celebrated as 50 year Rotarian!

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Wayne Robbins arrived at Rotary this evening to share a Rotary Moment during our Rotarian Spotlight .  Little did he know his family, friends and past Rotary member were waiting to celebrate FIFTY YEARS as a Rotarian in Cohasset, MA!  Members came up and told stories of Wayne and presented him with awards for his 50 years of Service Above Self.
 Congratulations Wayne Robbins!
Wayne Robbins celebrated as 50 year Rotarian! 2019-10-28 04:00:00Z 0
Tickets on Sale NOW!!! Blues & Brews, Nov. 7th 2019-10-15 04:00:00Z 0

Cohasset installs President Trish Morse and her board of officers

Posted on Jun 24, 2019
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For the July 2019-June 2020 Rotary year Cohasset rotary Club elected Trish Morse as their new President.  Her board, voted last year, will be John Herth - President Elect, Lisa Hewitt Dick - Treasurer, Mal Stanton McCunney- Secretary.  With Trish Morse's track record of leadership thru work, Founder/Director of Working Dog Foundation and numerous town involvement we know it will be a great year for Cohasset Rotary with her energy, creativity and passion.
President Trish Morse installed by Assistant Governor Diane Herth with now Past President Ed Fox.
Rotary service stays in the family(!) as Diane Herth installs her husband John Herth as the 2020-21 Cohasset Club President.  John's aunt and uncle Anna and Don Johndrow have both been Presidents and District Governors in Puerto Rico and Texas.
Trish receives her personal gavel to ring the Rotary bell minute adjourned after her installation.  Want to know what she has planned for our club in the next year?  JOIN US on Monday at Lightkeepers House 6:30-8P July 1, and see if Rotary might be a service organization you might be interested in.
Past President Ed Fox gives a 'happy buck' (donations collected dollar by dollar to spend on our service projects and grants) to honor his last year as president.
Trish's Board of Directors will include the four Officers, Past President Ed Fox, Diane Herth - Assistant District Governor, Wayne Sawchuk, Linda Fechter-Road Race Chair, and Peter Pearce- Foundation Chair.
Cohasset installs President Trish Morse and her board of officers 2019-06-24 04:00:00Z 0

Steve Albright installed as District Governor and Diane Herth as Assistant Governor

Posted on Jun 17, 2019
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District 7950 encompasses MA South Shore, Cape Cod, the Islands and the state of Rhode Island.  Stephen Albright is now Rotary District Governor of the 72 clubs.  
A HUGE thank you goes out to the Cohasset Rotary Club for their support of our new Governor and Assistant Governor!  Eleven members drove all the way to the Cape Codder Resort for Stephen Albright's District Governor Installation and the installation of his Assistant Governors which included Cohasset Rotarian Diane Herth - our club's first District Officer in the history of the 1946 club.  With whoops and hollers (and I believe I saw a 'wave' occurring at the Cohasset table😂), the new slate of District officers were installed.  With Steve at the helm of the District, Diane assisting his leadership in Cohasset, HINGHAM, Nantasket/Hull and SCITUATE, and Trish Morse as our Cohasset Club President, 2019-2020 will be a great year!
Steve Albright installed as District Governor and Diane Herth as Assistant Governor 2019-06-17 04:00:00Z 0

Cops and Rodders raises money for Kids with Cancer

Posted on Jun 09, 2019
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Once again we had a blast volunteering at the Nantasket Hull town-wide event Cops and Rodders to benefit Kids with Cancer.  
It's all in the details when it comes to car shows and these people had their gems polished bright.
What a fun event and a great turn out with 600 registered cars and 100 more in an overflow lot wanting to get in!  Congratulations Nantasket Hull Rotary Club and Hull Police!
Cops and Rodders raises money for Kids with Cancer 2019-06-09 04:00:00Z 0
Earth Day - together we connect with our community and CLEAN UP 2019-04-28 04:00:00Z 0

Thanks go out to YOU our supporters.

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Thank you to all our sponsors, volunteers and runners!!! Together we Promote Peace, End Polio, Inspire, Learn, Empower and Save Lives! 
Check out our Road Race-by-the-Sea photo album on the right hand column of our Home Page.
Thanks go out to YOU our supporters. 2019-03-31 04:00:00Z 0

Road Race-by-the-Sea March 31st!

The Cohasset Rotary Road Race by the Sea 10K is the best way to start the running season. For 42 years Cohasset Road Race by the Sea has been a spring tradition and training run for the Boston Marathon, and remains one of Cohasset Rotary Club’s most important fundraisers. We have the happiest runners and it shows!  Great views and lots of fun! All runners receive our collected long sleeve tee shirt.  Runners register here www.roadracebythesea.com
Our 175 volunteers (almost half are high school students!) are instrumental in making this a fun and successful day.  We need people at registration passing out bibs and tee shirts, people guarding intersections, in the kitchen cooking hot dogs, cutting bagels and fruit.  All volunteers receive a tee shirt.  If you would like to volunteer register here!
Road Race-by-the-Sea March 31st! 2019-02-22 05:00:00Z 0

Jeff Butler professional speaker

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Jeff Butler, moved to Cohasset from Silicon Valley two months ago is is already jumping into the community to make connections.  He is a UC Berkeley grad, computer science major.  He created and sold a Real Estate data business before finding a gap in business training and becoming a Professional Speaker with an expertise in millennial employees.  
Jeff Butler professional speaker 2019-02-04 05:00:00Z 0

Past District Governor Steve Certa presents award

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District Governor (2017-18) Steve Certa presented an award to Cohasset Rotary Club for exemplary donations to fund Polio Plus and End Polio Now.  
Cohasset Rotary Club annually supports Polio Plus with a donation of $100/member in the club.  Additionally the Cohasset Club donates $100/member to the Rotary Foundation which supports and fund grants worldwide to support disease prevention, literacy, clean water, education as well as maternal and child health.
Past District Governor Steve Certa presents award 2019-01-31 05:00:00Z 0

Vinny Harte Director of Wellspring Hull

Welcome back to Cohasset Rotary Vinny Harte, Director of Wellspring Hull.  
Vinny is executive director of Wellspring, Hull - in it's 33rd year.  
Provides support to those facing hard times - Motto is: "A hand up not a hand out."  
Provide food, clothes, educational and emotional support - elder care and legal support services.  Thrift shop is now 3,000 square feet and includes furniture, housewares, and other items.  Find more here:  www.wellspringhull.org 
Vinny Harte Director of Wellspring Hull 2019-01-14 05:00:00Z 0

New Officers have been voted in

Cohasset Rotary Club held their elections for the 2019-20 year.  Rotary years run July 1 - June 30 of the next year.  Officers were voted in unanimously.
President Trish Morse
President Elect John Herth
Secretary Mal McCunney
Treasurer Lisa Hewitt 
Directors Diane Herth, Peter Pearce, Wayne Sawchuk, Linda Fechter, and Past President Ed Fox
Congratulations Rotarians!
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Aleisa Gittens-Carle METCO Coordinator

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Our guest on Monday was a familiar face at Cohasset Schools.  Aleisa Gittens-Carle, METCO Coordinator for the Cohasset Public Schools cane to speak about the student program  with students from Boston becoming a part of the Cohasset School District.  

Ms. Gittens-Charle graduated as a METCO student from Scituate High School.  Went on to Tufts U, then Simmons for an MSW and Master's of Education.  She is also a pastor and holds a certificate as a principal for a middle-high school.

Aleisa Gittens-Carle METCO Coordinator 2018-10-23 04:00:00Z 0

The Peacemaker

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Professor Padraig O’Malley, U Mass Boston is a renown international peacemaker who will be screening his lastest film Peacemaker showing his work and holding a question and answer after the film at the Scituate High School Oct. 7, 7PM.  (See poster below.) Padraig was instrumental in ending the Irish Protestant/Catholic battles, and continues in Kosovo, Nigeria and Iraq… all based on his personal recovery from addiction model.  This is a film of addiction, recovery and creating something larger than you can ever imagine in the process, for students and adults.
The presentation is FREE to all students.  $10 for adults.  https://thepeacemaker.eventbrite.com
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Welcome John McCarthy to Rotary! 2018-08-27 04:00:00Z 0

Club was entertained by comedian Eric Golub

Each Monday night the Rotary Club of Cohasset has a speaker.  Speakers may educate, entertain or present a mission that they wish to have funding for.  Tonight's speaker was comedian Eric Golub who entertains for a living then gives back by donating his time across the country by performing for non-profits like Rotary Clubs.  
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Be The Inspiration

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Every year the presiding District Governor (DG) visits every one of the 72 clubs in the district each year.  Our District covers the South Shore, Cape and Islands and Rhode Island, and our DG is Bill Tenant from the Braintree Club.  Tonight was our visit from the DG where our President Ed Fox present his club's plan to the Governor and the Cohasset Club hear from the Governor where Rotary would like us to focus, and be the inspiration in 2018-19.
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Ed Fox presents gavel to Past President Diane Herth 2018-07-30 04:00:00Z 0

Welcome Patrick Buchanan and John Herth

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President inducts and welcomes to our two newest members John Herth and Patrick Buchanan along with their sponsor Diane Herth.  John Herth is an architect as Sr. Director of Global Design and Construction Services at Dunkin Brands and Patrick Buchanan is a Stock Analyst at Fidelity in Boston.  We look forward to them being the inspiration through Rotary!
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Plymouth County Evergreen 4H Club visits Cohasset Rotary

Posted on Jul 23, 2018
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The 4H Club came talong with their chickens and goats to explain animal husbandry to all the Rotarians.  The Evergreen Club is based out of Scituate and reaches Cohasset, Scituate, Hanover and Norwell children.  We were SO impressed with their animal handling and knowledge and obvious love of their farm animals!  PLEASE visit
Plymouth County Evergreen 4H Club visits Cohasset Rotary 2018-07-23 04:00:00Z 0

Welcome President Ed Fox!

Posted on Jul 09, 2018
Ed Fox was installed as President July 9th for his July 2018-June 2019 term.  His President Elect is Nicole Roth, Treasurer Lisa Hewitt Dick and Secretary Mal McCunney.  Ed is no stranger to Rotary, in fact he has been a member of Cohasset Rotary Club for 33 years!  This is his second presidency having been president in the 90's.  The club is thrilled to have a year under his leadership.
Welcome President Ed Fox! 2018-07-09 04:00:00Z 0
Officer Reardon introduces Rotary Club to new canine partner Einstein 2018-04-25 04:00:00Z 0
Trish Hart guides club members on self care 2018-04-09 04:00:00Z 0

Cohasset Road Race by the Sea run by over 800 in snow & sleet & wind & smiles.

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Nothing keeps our runners (or volunteers) from smiling, not rain, snow, sleet or wind.  The Cohasset Road Race-by-the-Sea Fun 5 mile run is over with over 800 runners who came out to support Cohasset Rotary.  Thank you hardy souls!!!
We could not have the road race without our 200+ volunteer ‘veterans' and ‘newbies', and half of them were our amazing high school students and younger Scouts - our community is SO giving!  We lost count of how many appeared on race day asking "How can I help?".  AMAZING!   We are SO appreciative of each and everyone of you who worked and came with a smile and positive attitude - irregardless of the threatening and too frequent March precipitation (not to mention that fluffy ’S’ word) and the blowing winds. 
Cohasset Road Race by the Sea run by over 800 in snow & sleet & wind & smiles. 2018-03-25 04:00:00Z 0
Road Race-by-the-Sea March 25 2018-02-18 05:00:00Z 0
Today was DICTIONARY DAY! 2018-01-17 05:00:00Z 0
Welcome New Rotarians Lisa Capobianco and Irene Lord! 2018-01-08 05:00:00Z 0
Harvest Wine Dinner & Auction November 8th 6:30-9:30PM 2017-10-16 04:00:00Z 0

2017-18 Officers Installed 

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The new officers were installed tonight by Past-President Peter Pearce.  Diane Herth resumed as president from two years ago, Ed Fox is President Elect, Lisa Hewitt is treasurer for a third year, and Mal McCunney our newest Rotarian stepped up as Secretary.  Thank you Mark Petrie for your service this past year (7/2016-6/2017) as president.  Hopefully as Past-President you can get in a little more tennis!
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Cohasset Rotary grants $17,000 in college scholarships 

Cohasset Rotary Club as well as Rotary International believes that education is the key to success and serving others.  Each year the Cohasset Rotary Club selects recipients from the applicants for our scholarships.  This year the scholarships totaled $17,000.  We are pleased each year to host for dinner all the recipients and their parents so that the club may meet these young college students.  Congratualations and best wishes on your freshman year!
Cohasset Rotary grants $17,000 in college scholarships 2017-06-05 04:00:00Z 0
Mission Honduras serves to educate disadvantaged children in Honduras. 2017-04-24 04:00:00Z 0

Interact Club beginning in Cohasset

We are excited to meet tonight to discuss with Helen Blowers of Weymouth Rotary, Principal Carolyn Connolly, staff and students to create an Interact Club for the Middle-High School students where they will learn to fund and hold service project, expand their networks, foster international understanding, and deepen relationships with other Interactors whilel they all grow as leaders!
15 Lightkeepers Way, Cohasset. Dinner & Discussions 6:30-8PM
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Mark Petrie and his officers are inducted by AG Lisa Braun

Mark Petrie began his Rotary experience at the Plymouth Sunrise Club with Lisa Braun so it was only fitting, as his Assistant Governor, to have her induct him as the President for 2016-18.  Also in attendance were 10 Petrie family members, Governor Kristine David, and soon-to-be Governor Elect Steve Certa from the Weymouth Club.
Mark's officers include:
Diane Herth, Past President - Secretary
Lorraine Tarpey/ Lisa Hewitt Dick - Co-Treasurers
Mark Petrie and his officers are inducted by AG Lisa Braun 2016-06-29 00:00:00Z 0

Anthony Vella transfers membership from Australia to Cohasset

Welcome Anthony Vella from the Rotary Club of Biloela in Australia!  Anthony has a passion for Rotary and the services it's performs and we welcome him from down under while living in the United States with his Cohasset native wife and children.
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ASP Appalachia Service Project receives $2000 grant from Cohasset Rotary

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Judy and Gary Ritts have served the Appalachia community with thousands of students over 28 years.  The Appalachia Service Project (ASP) makes homes dryer, safer and warmer for the residents of the Appalachian Mountains in West Virginia and Kentucky.  Students (and leaders) donate 10 days from their work schedules to drive two days down and two days pack, sleep on gymnasium floors and shower in cold water to serve the poor communities who desperately need our love and building  skills to improve their living situations.  The families are carefully selected to receive new roofs, decks, wheelchair ramps, stairs, floors, plumbing, electrical... whatever they need to be warmer, safer and dryer.  Judy Ritts has taught sixth grade special education for decades in Cohasset and retired last year.  Rev. Gary Ritts will be preaching his last sermon next week after two decades at the Second Congregational Church of Cohasset.  they look forward to leaving in two weeks for their last trip to Appalachia as the head of the project, but fear not - they will continue in some aspect as volunteers with ASP.
Pictured with Judy Ritts are two of the high school students attending the trip this year.
ASP Appalachia Service Project receives $2000 grant from Cohasset Rotary 2016-06-14 00:00:00Z 0

17 Cohasset seniors earn Rotary Scholarship

The Class of 2016 has it ALL and it's only just the beginning. Congratulations to all the Rotarian Scholarship Recipients of 2016 (not all pictured): 
Samantha Campedelli, Joseph Cavanaro, John Donohue, Rebecca Fredey, Nicholas Hall, Micaela Herth, Shea Kearney, Sean Mavilia, Benjamin Moy, Luke O'Brien, Madison O'Neil, Julia Richardson, Emily Rosano, Megan Rosano, Dominic Sestitio, Caitlyn Shaffer, Christian Tabb, Maria Waters
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Leaders in farming experiential learning connect through Cohasset Rotary

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Katy Shamitz founder/director of Chapman Farm School and a 2015-16 Cohasset and District Rotary grant recipient, met last night's speaker Peter Swanson founder of 1 Square Foot at a Time. 
COHASSET Rotary has partially funded the renovation of a greenhouse and gardens at the E. Bridgewater campus of Chapman Farm School to become a science classroom and learn sustainable business practices as they grow and sell vegetables, herbs and create herb soaps.
We are looking forward to seeing what expertise these two retired high school Quincy teachers can share with the middle and high school students at the Chapman Farm School! Retirement seems to be quite an exciting adventure for the Swanson!
Leaders in farming experiential learning connect through Cohasset Rotary 2016-05-10 00:00:00Z 0
October Wine Dinner & Auction a HUGE success! 2015-10-29 00:00:00Z 0

6/22 An evening with future Eagle Scouts

SUMMER full of Awesome Meetings coming up!  (Remember you can ALWAYS go to our website Cohassetrotary.org for a current listing of our calendar or list of speakers!)
6/29 Business Meeting with Linda Fechter Road Race Financials & Jim Kearney Year-End Foundation figures
7/6 Happy 4th of July long weekend!  NO MEETING
7/13 Installation of Officers with Assistant Governor Lisa Braun
7/16 Pack a picnic (or pizza) and join us at 6PM on Cohasset Commons for Billy & the Goats 50’s/60’s music concert.  Bring a chair and have a fun night out with your fellow Rotarians!  If you don’t have a fold-up chair let Diane know and I have some extras:)
7/20 Kristen Sherman from SS Art Center followed by Board of Director’s meeting
7/27 TBD  (Mark Petrie presiding as Diane’s on vacation!)
8/3 Business Meeting 
8/10 District Governor Kristine David visit
8/17 Ross Lieb Lappen discusses work in the Arctic
8/24 Debbie Shadd from Cohasset Conservation Trust (Mark Petrie to preside as Diane is on another vacation:)
8/31 Cookout for Road Race volunteers
Happy/Sad Bucks:
One of the many happy bucks was the Governor has come out with a report today regarding Opiate addictions, a grave concern on the South Shore as another Cohasset family has lost a son to addiction.  He wants to look at addiction as a public health problem rather than mental health issue.
Boy Scout update from Rob Hillman:
Ken Roth is the charter organization Rotary representative of this Rotary sponsored 103 year Pack.
57 Boy Scouts in Troop.  Largest since Eisenhower was President!
Future Eagle Scout projects - Congratulations guys for using many recycled parts and creating thrifty and green as well as beneficial projects!
  1. Sam Greenup-  9' Xylophone for playground at Community Center Preschool
  2. David Hillman-Boardwalk of marshy pools behind Town Hall in Great Brewster Woods trails
  3. Luke O'Brien-Nautical Themed Fence in front of Harbor Master building
The board voted unanimously to donate to Boy Scout Pack $100 to support the 3 Eagle Scout projects.
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6/16 "What I fought for" with WWII vet Dave Mann 2015-06-16 00:00:00Z 0

6/9 Senior Student Scholarship dinner

Congratulations to our 2015 Scholarship recipient winners!  $17,000 was granted in scholarships to further their education.  We had an enjoyable dinner with students and their families, hearing about their plans after high school.
Samantha Mushin
Christine Guinee
Matthew Froio
Lily McCarthy
Clara Bumgarten
Valerie Farren
Timothy Hayes
Sara Gruber
Jeffrey Powers
Christian Cunnie
Benjamin Buckley
Kayley Pinkus
Shalese Royal-Pasley
Shelby Silvia
Kyle McKnight
Jacob Johnson
Carolyn Kennedy
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SafeHarbor to present at High School, Wednesday Feb 4, 7-9PM 2015-02-04 00:00:00Z 0

Cohasset Rotary tours Willcutt Commons - built by SSL for community

Posted on Dec 01, 2014
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We had the pleasure of touring the Willcutt Commons Senior Center last night.  It is truly a gem of the town of Cohasset! Cohasset Rotary handed over the first installment of their $25,000 commitment over five years to support the community.  An outdoor patio with seating and garden will be constructed for the community to enjoy.  Thank you Social Service League, Marita Carpenter President and all your board for making your dreams become reality.
Rotary President Peter Pearce hands SSL President Marita Carpenter the first $5000 installment of the Cohasset Rotary's $25,000 commitment.
Cohasset Rotary tours Willcutt Commons - built by SSL for community Diane Herth 2014-12-02 00:00:00Z 0

Tomasz Taylor from CERN

Posted on Nov 04, 2014
Speaker:  Tomasz Taylor from CERN
We thank Tomasz Taylor for spending an evening with the Cohasset Rotary club.  For a brilliant man he had a way of making us non-scientists feel 'not too stupid' and was definitely entertaining!
Tom grew up in Poland and is a physicist.  Tom is an 'atom smasher' at CERN.  He currently is also a Physics professor at Northeastern University.  Atoms 101:
  • Atom is one billionth of a meter
    • nucleus with electrons that travel around it.
    • a nucleous of an atom has protons and Neutrons and Quarks
    • July 4, 2012 a new particle within an atoms was discovered.  'Hicks Boson' ('God's particle')
  • Atom smashers make atoms fall apart so that the physicists can see how they work and what they are made of
  • In Geneva Switerland there is a 17 mile circumference tunnel under the city where nuclear studies are done.
  • Nothing can move faster than light
    • atoms are moving at 99.99999% the speed of light
  • Why is this atom knowledge important?  Why do we care?
    • Electricity is due to electrons moving
      • electrons actually move at a snails pace, it is the 'signal to move' that moves quickly and makes a light turn on at the flipp of a switch
  • At CERN there would be 2000-3000 people working on 1 experiment.  In order to communicate, they needed the convenience of internet so Tim Berners at CERN invented the internet decades ago.
  • MRI are using magnets and atoms to view non-invasively what is happening in the human body
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Mary Jo Larsen, PhD, "patterns of Conflict, Peacebuilding and Sustainability"

Posted on Oct 06, 2014
SPEAKER - Mary Jo Larsen "Patterns of Conflict, Peacebuilding and Sustainability"
Mary Jo Larsen has been a permanent Cohasset resident for 6 years.  She worked as a Peace Corp volunteer for 2 years in Venezuela, received her Masters in Applied Linguistics, did another 6 years with Peace Corp worldwide and has received her PhD in Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
Mary Jo has worked for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and worked in multi-lateral and NGO organizations.  While recently spending time in Kenya and while waiting to go thru Turkey to go to India, she experienced part of Rotary Internationals work as they required her to have a brand new Polio vaccine to make sure they remained Polio free. 
Mary Jo has spent most of her adult life working on conflict and peacebuilding. While speaking to the Cohasset Rotary Club she asked it's members what is conflict?  Is conflict a 'problem'?  Conflict is an intentional battle of wills.  Conflict is DANGER and OPPORTUNITY.  
Mary Jo Larsen, PhD, "patterns of Conflict, Peacebuilding and Sustainability" 2014-10-07 00:00:00Z 0
Monday 7P Speaker & Business via Zoom until further notice. Diane Herth 2014-09-22 04:00:00Z 0

Cohasset Historical Society annual visit

Posted by Diane Herth on Sep 21, 2014

Last night we had the distinct pleasure of meeting at the Cohasset Historical Society where Rotarian Tom Gruber, a Historical Society member, gave a few visitors a tour of the building which included a newly donated painting of Captain John Smith arriving in Cohasset.  This painting was done by the same artist MacIvor Reddie who painted the inside of the foyer dome with depictions of the times.Image

Cohasset Historical Society annual visit Diane Herth 2014-09-22 00:00:00Z 0

Five Members Inducted July 21

Posted by Diane Herth on Jul 20, 2014

ImageWelcome new members (L-R of Past President Tom Gruber) Trish Morse, Diane Kennedy, Ann Marie Jaworski, Claudia Russell and Chris Senior!  These five new members were induced on July 21st.

Five Members Inducted July 21 Diane Herth 2014-07-21 00:00:00Z 0

Peter Pearce Installed as President

Posted by Diane Herth on Jun 29, 2014


Immediate Past President Ken Roth presents to newly installed President Peter Pearce the Paul Harris portrait so that he can hang it proudly in his home!

Peter Pearce Installed as President Diane Herth 2014-06-30 00:00:00Z 0