New Hampshire Retired Men's Association

Here is a brief description of some of our previous speakers.

In 2012 we had an interesting meeting hosted by Cheryl Rosenthal, Director of Para-Transport for the Manchester Transit Authority. The meeting was concluded with a bus ride around the city and out to the airport.

Also in 2012 NH Game Warden Geoff Pushee gave us an enlightening talk on fishing and hunting in New Hampshire

We had two speakers from the Catholic Medical Center, Sue Trembly who spoke on being a CMC Volunteer and John Mullen who reminded us of seniors needing excercize.

Rob Dionne gave an entertaining oratory on Manchester's Majestic Theatre, we learned about Manchester's Office of Big Brothers and Sisters from Danielle Dalton, we received a history lesson from Aurore Eaton of the Manchester Historic Association, we learned more about vision problems and solutions from Rene Paquin of Low Vision Associates and at the December meeting we had a "Yankee Swap" and some refreshments to close out the year.

Speakers we had in 2013

Jan 16, Ray Creswell,, On the Guns Manufactured by Amoskeag Industries
Feb 19, Rich Girard Vice Chair of the Manchester Charter Commission
Mar 19, Meeting cancelled due to snow storm
Apr 16, Janet Trotski, CMC Director of Cardiovascular Wellness talks about heart healthy living
May 21, Heather Carroll from the Alzheimer's Association
JUne 18, Bob Stevens telling us about his WWII veterans stories
July 16, John O'Neil a Watershed Forester at the Manchester Water Works tells us about Massabesic Lake
Aug 20, John Jordan; Historian for Gill Stadium
Sept 17, Merrill Lewis tells us "How Moxie won the War"
Oct 15, Manchester Mayor Ted Gatsas
Nov 19, Rene Paquin from Low Vision Associates
Dec 17, Another "Yankee Swap", bring a gift to the Nov.meeting

2014 Speakers List

Jan 21, Lisa Rondeau, PT and Kendra Viviers, PTA - from CMC Physical Therapy
--- A great presentation on Falls and Balance
Feb 18, Field Trip to Manchester School of Technology cancelled due to storm
Mar 18, Medicare Coordinator SMP Coordinator from Hillsborough County Service Link
Apr 15 , Joe Byron told us about Honor Flight New England
May 20 , Jim Eddinger and George Tosatti told us about the Granite State Senior Games
June 17, Vets Count, a division of Easter Seals presented by Gen. Harry Miller (ret.)
July 15, A presentation by Shannon Aubin telling us about Asset Management
Aug 19, Waste Water Treatment Plant Tour and a barbeque lunch
Sept 16, Homeless Vets presentation by Peter Kellerer
Oct 21, Manchester Tech School Tour with Roy Shoults
Nov 18, "Seabee Bob" Stevens presented more veteran stories
Dec 16, Christmas Carols by Forever Young Singing Group and "Yankee Swap"

2015 Speakers List

Jan 20, YMCA activities for seniors presented by Kathy Raiche-Stephens
Feb 17, Dan Leclerc presented the Yankee Division achievements in WWI
Mar 17, Zane Knoy speaks on “Aging for Dummies”
Apr 21, Manchester Chamber of Commerce
May 19, OLLI Granite State College
June 16, Manchester Water Works by David Paris
July 21, Elliot Hospital Lisa Molihand speaking about balance and falling
Aug 18, Manchester Water Treatment Plant Tour
Sept 15, Audubon Society Programs, speaker Beverly Youree
Oct 20, Diane Lavigne, founder of Rimmon Community Watch Group
Nov 17, Music Therapy & Music/Memory Connections by Tamilyn Little, MT-BC
Dec 15, Another Christmas Party , Yankee Swap and songs by "Forever Young Chorale"

2016 Speakers List

Jan 19 , NH Fish and Game Dennis Walsh and Doug Whitfield speaking about Bobcats
Feb 16, NH AARP speaking on Frauds and Scams --- Meeting cancelled due to storm
Mar 15, NH Fish and Game Dennis Walsh and Doug Whitfield tell us about black bears
Apr 19, Eric P. Orff Certified Wildlife Biologist
May 17, Marilyn Ashour to do the Mindfulness meditation presentation
June 21, Terry Gupta, MSW, RxYT presents a Chair Yoga Class
July 19, Norma Boyce from NH AARP speaking on Frauds and Scams
Aug 16, A field trip and lunch at Masabesic Water Works
Sept 20, Member Paul Carr speaks about ethics in economics
Oct 18, AARP speaker Norma Boyce talks about medicare fraud
Nov 15, Bob Boilard tells us about the NRA in NH
Dec 20, Christmas party, Yankee swap and refreshments

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