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courtesy photo this Gloucester Rotary Club named Tracy Arab The Paul Harris Fellow is a prestigious award named after the Chicago attorney who founded the Rotary Club in 1905. She was selected by a committee of previous winners and was honored at a special dinner in Gloucester Cruise Port in May. Arab, the daughter of a career Marine, served seven years in the U.S. Army, where she was trained as a Russian linguist. Arab married a comrade she had met in Berlin and moved to Gloucester. In 1997, she accepted a position with the Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce and is now with aged careis a not-for-profit public service organization serving nine communities on the North Shore. She has been actively involved in the planning of the annual Gloucester Sailing Festival over the years, first as part of her work with the Chamber of Commerce, and later as a consultant and volunteer when Gloucester Maritime took charge of the festival a decade ago. Arabia joined the Rotary Club of Gloucester in 2011 and volunteers in the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards program, working with high school mentors to develop and conduct a leadership training weekend for younger students; held annually in Long Beach a Gloucester polar dive aimed at eradicating polio; a trivia fundraiser; and local and statewide marketing for the Rotary Club. Arab served as President of Rotary Club of Gloucester last year (2021-2022) and will be Co-Chairman next year (2023-2024). To find out more about the Rotary Club of Gloucester, visit www.gloucesterrotary.org or follow the www.facebook.com/RotaryGloucesterMA group. milestone Campbell Funeral HomeBeverly and Gloucester announced earlier this month that it had acquired the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home at 6 High St. in Ipswich.The new funeral home will be called Campbellport Funeral Home. Glenn Campbell, funeral director and owner of Campbell’s Undertakers, said it was an honor to have the opportunity to serve residents of Ipswich and its neighboring towns. He and his daughter, Lauren Campbell Mulligan, are fourth and fifth generation funeral providers. He also said he and his team were delighted to be working with well-respected undertaker Robert Porter, who will remain at Ipswich Funeral Homes. Activity this Tai On Point Chamber of Commerce will host its virtual coffee and connection This Thursday, July 6th, 9-10am. This is an opportunity for new and prospective members to meet other members and Chamber staff, as well as for established members to talk about any new or ongoing business. Please register for Zoom meetings at https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIkdOCrpjgvHdTqWFpkj2Fyi5Xk7Wtdx_7C. The password is 418057. Chamber of Secrets open after hours July 19 will be held Windhofer Center for the Performing Arts, 257R Granite St. is located in Rockport. From 5pm to 7pm, enjoy light appetizers, fine wine and socialize under the tent.Includes free admission ($30 value) to scheduled evening shows “Ceremony of passage.” Free for members, $10 for non-members. Register at capeannchamber.com. this North Shore Technology Council will hold its summer blender July 12th from 5pm to 8th 7 Whale Watching Boat. The Blender is open to the public.party starts at Minglewood Harbor, 25 Rogers St., then cruise ship passengers will board at 63 Rogers St. (a short walk) at 5:45 p.m. There will be live music, drinks and food from Blue Honey Drops on board. Tickets are $50/member, $60/non-member. The registration link is https://nstc.org/event-5306233. next generationThe Young Professionals Group of the Da An Point Chamber of Commerce is hosting a sunset sail on a schooner Thomas E. Lannon, 7 Seas Wharf, 63 Rogers St., July 18 6:15-8:45 pm Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages are available for purchase on board. Tickets are $10 per person and places are limited. Register at capeannchamber.com.

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