Warren Emley, M.D. Serves as New Club President
Concord, NH: The Concord Rotary Club, the City of Concord’s oldest service club, held its annual “Changing of the Gavel Dinner” on Tuesday, June 25th at the Concord Country Club. At the event, which is an annual Club tradition, outgoing President Nancy Parker handed over the leadership “gavel” to incoming President Warren Emley, MD who assumes the position for the 2019-2020 fiscal year.
  
Dr. Emley is a retired physician who practiced in Concord for over 30 years and more recently set up and ran an Otolaryngology clinic at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Manchester. He is a past president of the New Hampshire Medical Society. He says of his new position, "I am honored to have the opportunity to lead the Rotary Club of Concord for the next year.  It is the ideal opportunity to give back to this great community of Concord, by working with like-minded people who put "service above self" and strive to make a difference in the quality of life for so many.”
 
Also recognized were the Club’s new slate of officers and board members who join Dr. Emley in leading the organization in its new Rotary year. They are:

President Elect Tim Britain; Vice President Pieter Hollenberg; Immediate Past President Nancy Parker; Secretary Allison Cook; Treasurer Mary Lynne Rahlson; Sergeant at Arms Gary Miller, and Directors John Bates, Angie Borden, PJ Cistulli, Liz Sweeney, Vince Trento and Nancy Watson.

The Rotary Club of Concord, NH, known for its motto, “Service Above Self,” has been active under Parker’s leadership in volunteerism, raising awareness as well as funds for several organizations, such as: The Concord Coalition for the Homeless Winter Shelter; Skate House at White Park; The Bank of New Hampshire State (formerly the old Concord Theater on Main Street); The Friendly Kitchen, The Boy’s and Girl’s Club of Central NH; The Concord YMCA, The NH Veteran’s Cemetery; and The Salvation Army.