Current Membership: 59 members
Hello Everyone,
Last Week:  We had a presentation from Barbara Syer of the Great Barrington Historical Society.  Please visit the historical society’s website at to find out about the exciting programs that are offered through the historical society.  Barbara also shared some wonderful pictures of an older Great Barrington.  
Breaking Bread:  A very special thank you to Oskar for heading up Breaking Bread last Thursday night.  A great group of you showed up to help out.  Through all your efforts and hard work, the evening appeared to go off seemingly without a hitch.  This was in no small part due to all of Oskar’s hard work.  Thank you!  Dave Isby will be heading up our next date for Breaking Bread which is May 5th.
Rotary After Hours:  TONIGHT!!  Please join us for a very informal gathering of Rotarians at 5:00 pm at Castle Street Café.  The first round is on me!
Other Dates for your Calendars:
Boy Scout Dinner:  Thursday, April 28th at the First Congregational Church in Great Barrington.
Truck Day:  Sunday, May 22nd at Ski Butternut. 
People’s Pantry:  Pet Food
And from the Rotary Foundation:
WHAT IS A ROTARY PEACE FELLOW? Established in 2002, each year, Rotary selects individuals from around the world to receive fully funded academic fellowships at one of  the peace centers. These fellowships cover tuition and fees, room and board, round-trip transportation, and all internship/field study expenses. Two types of peace fellowships are available. We offer master’s degree fellowships at premier universities in fields related to peace and conflict resolution and prevention. Programs last 15­–24 months and require a practical internship of 2–3 months during the academic break. Each year we award up to 50 master’s fellowships from these institutions: