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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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Cabela's
100 Cabela's Boulevard
Scarborough, ME  04074
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Are you an established professional wanting to make positive changes in your community and around the world?

 

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In the news...
September 21, 2018
 
Thank you Cabot for your generous donation of cheese to the upcoming Scarborough Community Service "Quiet Riot" Halloween event.
 

The event is geared toward all age, activity and comfort levels. Rotary will be helping with donations of refreshments, and with volunteers.
 
The Cabot farmers’ cooperative is made up of more than 1,000 farm families. Jo Sable Courtney of its Department of Gratitude gave a presentation to the club in July on their support of volunteerism and Rotary.
Interact Advisor Deb Pease reported that the Interact Club raised $456 at their balloon dart game at Summerfest. This year's profit will provide musical instruments for children living in impoverished conditions.
Scarborough Rotary and Walden Woods present Linking Leaders' seventh workshop is 6:00- 7:30PM  September 25th, 2018 rsvp 883-0040.
 
September 25 Mission Central – Language Matters – Workshop focuses on beliefs we hold, and how these beliefs influence actions while examining the language that helps to provide clarity surrounding beliefs. Gain clarity with the belief clarification exercises.
 
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.
 
Tuesday, August 21st, 2018
 
Juliann Simonton, Loan Consultant with Caliber Home Loan, spoke about navigating the mortgage loan process for first-time home buyers.
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018.
 
The speaker Tuesday was Biddeford Rotarian and State Legislator Marty Grohman, who is an independent candidate for the U. S. House of Representatives.
 
Left to right: State Representative and Rotarian (Biddeford) Marty Grohman, Past President Phil Giordano, President Troy Dennan
 
Corey Dennan was recognized for his volunteer service in Rotary Tuesday, August 14th, 2018. Corey sold snow cones at the Summer Concerts in the Park to raise money for Rotary charities.
 
Scarborough Rotary and Walden Woods present Linking Leaders' fifth workshop is 6:00- 7:30PM  August 28th, 2018 rsvp 883-0040.
 
  • August 28 Mindset that can Enhance or Derail – Workshop examines how a leader’s individual mindset positively and negatively influences the interpersonal relationships. Mindset produces a direct correlation on productivity/profitability/motivation.  
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.
 
RYLA director, Past President Phil Giordano reported on his visit to the Rotary Club of Damariscotta to talk about RYLA on Tuesday.
Kerstin Egenhofer rides in an original 1955 dome observation car while traveling from Boston on the Downeaster to spend a day off of work in the Portland area.
Amtrak is bringing back the  domed rail car that offers panoramic views for riders of the Downeaster. The dome car is available through Sept. 24.
 
Jennifer Crosby of Amtrak Downeaster was the speaker Tuesday, July 31st. She talked about interesting possibilities for route expansions, and bringing back the 1955 dome car.
District Governor John LoBosco and his gracious wife Sue made their official visit to Scarborough Rotary on Tuesday, July 17th. DG John shared his Rotary inspirational stories, then presented Past President Phil Giordano with his Paul Harris pins, making him a PH3!
Halfway through 2018 are you on track for your goals?  What makes a good goal and how to increase your motivation within so you achieve both success and personal satisfaction was the topic of Vocational Service program "Linking Leaders: Developing the Leader Within. Past President and Owner of Walden Woods Leadership, Inc. Phil Giordano facilitated the motivational 1 1/2 hour workshop on Tuesday.
 
Rotary promotes high ethical and professional standards, and presents leadership and personal and professional growth opportunities through one of the five "Avenues of Service", called "Vocational Service".  The others are "Community Service", International Service", "Club Service" and "New Generations".
 
The next leadership workshop is August 28th and is titled: Mindset that can enhance or derail. No charge to members.
 
Tuesday, July 7th, 2018
 
Cabot Creamery is a co-op made up of more than 1,000 farm families. Plus, they employ over 1,000 people in four plants across three states. They are passionate about community values and strive to leverage volunteerism with a program run by their "Department of Gratitude". Reward Volunteers was created by Cabot Creamery to celebrate all of those who make communities stronger - like Rotary.
 
Through Reward Volunteers  volunteers can earn "Reach Points" to earn cash prizes for their organization's projects and charities.
 
Be sure to log your service!
Corey Dennan serves up snow cones to a grateful audience at a summer sweltering concert this week. Motor Booty was the band and the weather was hot! Rotary sells food at the free concerts to raise money for its service projects.

Rotary Club of Scarborough, Maine

 

Are you an established professional wanting to make positive changes in your community and around the world?

 
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
 
 
 

 

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