President’s Message

Fellow Rotarians,

At our June 30 meeting and luncheon Michel passed the gavel to me signifying the transition from one Haverhill Rotary President to the next.  This marks a community progression that has now lasted for 102 years of “Service Above Self.” 

Special thanks go to Melissa Cerasoulo for organizing and choreographing a fun and memorable event. I also want to thank my family for showing their support and especially to Past President Val Veasey whose presence was a distinct honor.

To Michel I wish to extend my appreciation for a year that seemed to fly by as you set the bar to new heights with the on-going Commemorative Art Project, a successful Duck Regatta, a thoughtful and cautious response to the sunken ducks surprise, and for your leadership and grace in a year of international turmoil particularly as it affected your friends and family in Belgium.

As I begin my term as president I feel privileged and very fortunate to have the support of our club’s constant stalwarts: Bill Klueber managing the treasury, Dick Sundell overseeing the administrative details as club secretary, and Greg DiBurro’s tireless efforts preparing our meeting place each and every Thursday. Moreover I feel secure in having the ability to seek out the wisdom of recent past presidents Michel, Jim, and Frank as well as the fresh ideas and advice of the up and coming next generation of community leaders like Stacey, Melissa, and Nicole.

Thank you also Board of Directors for your continued guidance, and above all I want to express my gratitude to all Rotarians who make this club extraordinary in it’s membership and it’s service to the communities in which we live and work. Your very presence week in and week out, your cheerful smiles, and your friendly participation make it an honor to lead this distinguished group of men and women into the 2016-2017 season. ~AV


Community Meals:

Monday August 1st we will be serving Community Meals at the Haverhill Citizens's Center.

The following people are requested to bring baked goods to be served:

Sven Amarian, Richard Atwood, Buddy Baker, Paul Bertholdt, Greg DiBurro, Alison Field, Ira Korinow, Harry Korslund, Matthew Martin, Frank Novak, Jean Poth, Dale Rogers, Nicole Sammartino, Dave Shaw, Evan Sideman, Jared Stewart, Richard Sundell, Chuck Traver and  Arthur Veasey.

Your baked goods should arrive between 4:00 - 4:30PM. 

Officers & Directors

• President Arthur Veasey

• President Elect Stacey Bruzzese

• Past President Michel van Ravestyn

• Treasurer Bill Kleuber

• Assistant Treasurer Greg DiBurro

• Secretary Dick Sundell

• Sargent At Arms Buddy Baker

• Assistant Sergeant at Arms Greg DiBurro

• Membership Chair Sven Amirian

• Foundation Chair Harry Korslund

• Programs/Speaker Chair Art Veasey

• Greeter Greg DiBurro

• Assistant Greeter

• Director Sven Amirian

• Director 

• Director at Large Greg DiBurro

• Director at Large Greg Stark

• Director at Large Jean Poth