Speaker Date Topic
Russell Gaskamp Sep 19, 2019 7:15 AM
Life as a Football Player and Coach
Life as a Football Player and Coach

Our speaker on 9/19/19 will be Russell Gaskamp. This will be his first season as head coach of the Franklin Pierce University football program and the first to coach the team at the Division II level, as the Ravens join the Northeast-10 Conference. Gaskamp comes to Franklin Pierce after spending seven years leading the football program at Oklahoma Panhandle State University. Over 73 games he posted a 35-38 record.

As an undergraduate, Gaskamp was rostered for five years the University of Texas, where he was a member Southwest Conference championship teams in 1994 and1995, as well as the Big 12 title-winning squad in 1996. His team would go on to win the Cotton Bowl in 1998. Gaskamp was the starting center on the Longhorn’s offensive line which helped clear the way for Ricky Williams in his Heisman Trophy season.

At the Rotary meeting on 9/19 he will be accompanied by Rachel Burleson, Athletic Director at FPU and Morgan Smith, captain and kicker of the football team.

Rick Lambert Sep 26, 2019 7:15 AM
Accounts of a Vietnam Infantryman
Accounts of a Vietnam Infantryman

Rick Lambert, Jaffrey native, will talk to the club about his experience in Vietnam as an Army Infantryman.  Rick graduated from Conant Hight School and holds a BA from Keene State College.  He has served in many capacities for the Town of Jaffrey, including 33 years on the Fire Department, six years on the Budget Committee and as a Selectman.  He is the President of the Jaffrey War Memorial Committee.  Rick wants to share his stories of Vietnam and pass on his knowledge gained from the war experience.

Eric Masterson Oct 03, 2019 7:30 AM
The Red Tailed Hawk migration
The Red Tailed Hawk migration

When not fielding questions about birds, bicycling the migration route of the Broad-winged Hawk from New Hampshire to Panama, or learning how to ride thermals in his hang glider, Eric coordinates the Harris Center’s land protection and stewardship activities.

He lives with his wife, Tricia, and dog, Rusty, in Hancock.

District Governor Nancy Russell Oct 10, 2019 5:30 PM
District Governor Visit
District Governor Visit
Jamie Trowbridge, CEO of Yankee Magazine Oct 17, 2019 7:15 AM
Yankee Magazine's Transition from Family to Employee Ownership
Yankee Magazine's Transition from Family to Employee Ownership
Jamie is the grandson of the founders of Yankee Magazine and has worked there for the past 32 years. He has been the CEO for the past 19 years. The subject of his talk will be Yankee Magazine's transition from a family business to employee ownership.
Jamie grew up in Dublin, graduated from Dartmouth College, and now lives in Peterborough.
 
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