Posted by Arianna Cardillo on May 20, 2019

Jody Marchand of the Live For Liv Foundation Talks About Domestic Violence.

Weather: 77 Hot & Muggy
Luncheon Fare: Asian Cuisine
Attendance:Lexington Rotarians 16, Guest 5 for a total of 21.
Raffle Gifts Donated by: Eagle Bank, Arlex Oil Corp., Bob Cunningham and the Rotary Club of Concord
Pledge: PP Spencer Betts
1st verse of America: PP Jim Freehling
Invocation: PDG Jack Maloney
Happy Dollars:
  • $20 Dan Busa for his trip to California
  • $20 Jack Maloney for attending his 60th high school reunion
  • $5 for singing the guest song so well (I cannot remember who gave this and I don’t have it written down !)
  • $5 John O’Donnell for teasing Jack Maloney on his age
  • Friends forever sent a thank you note for our participation in the golf tournament.
  • The Department of children and families are looking for volunteers.
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  • Lowell Spinners Rotary Club Night night is on Friday, August 9th - For every ticket purchased by Rotary Club's for this night, $3 will be donated towards the End Polio Now campaign.
  • 5/25 Discover Day Lexington Center - Our tent is in front of Eagle Bank and Next to Allan Azoff Martial Arts Academy
  • 5/28 - Sports Awards Night at Lexington High School
  • 5/30 - Sports Awards Night at Minuteman High School
  • Our newest member Achantel Thornton was inducted into the club today. Achantel was pinned by yours truely. Welcome Achantel!
Scholarship recipient Seo-Hynn Yoo was not able to attend the Scholarship Luncheon on May 13th so she, and her Dad were our guests today. Seo-Hynn received her check and told us that she will be attending Harvard in the fall studying Medicine and Public Health.
Guest Speaker:
Jody Marchand – she is a former loan officer and victim of domestic violence.  She started a foundation Live for Liv and started the Ride for Live/Run for Liv in 2011 in honor of her daughter Olivia. The Live for Liv Foundation, Inc. is committed to educating society about the warning signs and impact of domestic violence in order to honor the memory of Olivia “Liv” Marchand. Read about their story and the Live for Liv Foundation here:
50/50 Raffle – Charlie V, $50 – donated to Jody’s foundation
Arianna C.