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Dr. Omar Siddiqi spoke to the Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary club about what he is doing to help the people of Zambia.  Dr. Siddiqi is the Director of the Global Neurology program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and is also an Assistant Professor of Neurology at Harvard Medical School.  He was an American Academy of Neurology Clinical Research Training Fellow where he completed a study on the etiology of new onset seizures in HIV-infected Zambians. Dr. Siddiqi is currently conducting research evaluating novel diagnostic tests and host susceptibility factors in tuberculous meningitis.

 

 
 
The Cumberland-Lincoln Rotary Club, Boys and Girls from the YMCA of Pawtucket and the Rotary Interact club volunteered at Franklin Farms on July 25th!  Zucchini, Squash, Eggplant and Cucumbers we some of the vegetables picked.  The vegetables benefit the Northern RI Food Pantry as well as The Food Bank. 
 
 
Thank you to The Valley Breeze for the great press about our 2016 Pet Walk!
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
Our 2016 Pet Walk was a great success with approximately 68 registrants!  We had a beautiful June morning with high energy from all the dogs and everyone who joined us! 
 
We raised a total of about $9600!  Woohoo!  Monies raised will go to the Cumberland and Lincoln Animal Shelters along with other Rotary Charities.
 
We'd like to thank all of our generous sponsors, donors, friends and volunteers for their support.
 
Yours in Rotary
 
 

 
Jeff Whitfield and Chuck from the Northern RI Food pantry visited the club to explain who the food pantry is and what good work they do in the community.  The pantry has distribution days on the third Saturday of each month.  The all volunteer organization accept, pack and distribute the thousands of pounds of donated food items to members of our community that need a hand.  The pantry is located in the Conway Complex on Nate Whipple Highway.  Volunteers are always welcome as are donations. 
 
The Northern RI Food Pantry is a 501c3 organization. their website is www.nrifoodpantry.org 
 

 
Lincoln Town Planner Al Rinaldi
 
 
 
Lt. Governor going to war for kids education.  
 
Dan McKee challenges the state do what is right for our kids.  Let's transform education by giving administrators the power to build their systems to be great.  An important discussion ensued about how do we do this.  While we don't have all the solutions the fight for excellent education continues.
Thank you Lt.Governor for your visit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2016 Scholarship Application is now available.
 
 
 
President Sue and Sponsor Scott Miller welcome Fred Lermer
 

 
 

   Congratulations to Laura Cabral, AVP / Branch Manager of the Lincoln Coastway Bank Branch for being installed as the newest member of teh Cumberland Lincoln Rotary Club.

Welcome Laura!!

 

 

 
 
ImageThe Cumberland Lincoln Club was honored with a visit from the Rhode Island Registrar of Motor Vehicles & past member of the club, Tony Silva.  Tony brought his Communications director Deb Rich and spoke at length about what is happening at the DMV.  What was striking for many members is that the DMV is more than Licenses and registrations.  They are responsible for School Bus safety, administering all driving tests and were responsible for more arrests than teh town of Foster.  Tony promises that while everyone in the state will have to make at least one visit to the DMV at least once in their lives, the experience will be significantly better than what you might remember in the past.  PS Thursday at 3:00 is the best time to visit the DMV in Cranston. 
 

 
 
ImageCumberland Lincoln Rotary Club makes its annual donation to the Cumberland Lincoln Boys and Girls Club at the December 2nd Meeting. This years Donation was $1,000.  Pictured are Ross Silva, CLBGC Director, Craig Bloomer Executive Director CLBGC & Rotary Club President Tim Draper
 

 
 
ImageThe Cumberland Lincoln Rotary Club recently made a donation to the MacColl Field YMCA in Lincoln.  Receiving the check is Jim Stewart form the Y and club President Tim Draper
 

 
 
ImageThe CL Rotary Club welcomed Rhode Island General Treasurer Gina Raimundo to lunch on November 18th.  She spoke about the accomplishments her office has made during her term in office.  She also spoke about her offices focus on Financial Literacy and all the efforts they have made with partners like EverFI and the Capital Good Fund.  Thanks to Mike Aragao for arranging her visit. 
 

 
 
ImageThe Cumberland Lincoln Rotary Club made its annual contribution to the Happy Basket programs in Cumberland and Lincoln.  Pictures accepting the checks are Lincoln Town Administrator Joe Almond, Tom Ward, Leon Drury Director of the Cumberland Senior Center, and Cumberland Mayor Dan McKee. 
 

 
 
 

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