Talks of interest to the community are usually presented after dinner. Past speakers have included mangers of sports teams, politicians, judges, Manchester Town officials and doctors.
Speakers – and stories from the Club Secretary
The Manchester Club dinner on October 15 featured Chicken Kiev put on by Bill Scott’s crew and an informative talk by Stefan Edick, Captain of the Gloucester Schooner Adventure. Captain Edick has been with the Adventure for two years and has seen the number of cruises go up from two in 2013 to 34 in … Read More
The Manchester Club held its Annual Christmas dinner and food drive along with a visit from Santa Claus at the American Legion Hall last Thursday, December 15th, 2016. A large group of members and guests attended. Stan Koch and John “Doc” Herrick put on a delicious roast beef dinner with green beans and almonds, mashed … Read More
Thursday March 16 saw a Portuguese Pot Roast dinner – in a first time presentation from Ken Davis and crew. Brian Beeler spoke after dinner. He is Manager of customer services for the Northeaster, AMTRAK’s passenger train hat runs from Boston to north of Portland Maine. According to an article in the Portland Press Herald, … Read More
The Manchester Club held its monthly meeting Thursday, November 17th at the American Legion hall. A good group of members and guest were in attendance. They were all treated to a delicious chicken parmesan dinner, ‘prepared by chef Norman ,Chamberlain and his crew. The chicken was served on a, bed of noodles, a fresh garden … Read More
The speaker was Kosta Psiakis from the South Essex Registry of deeds with a talk on the Native American Deeds Collection at the Registry. It’s the only “evidence” we have of the interaction between two conflicting cultures in the 17th Century. See their web site to see what it’s about.
Thursday September 21 was the season kick off dinner for the Manchester Club- the 113th year as a core of what makes the town a community. This month’s dinner was a prime roast beef dinner prepared by Scotty Cooke and his crew. This month’s after-dinner talk featured Manchester’s Harbor Master Bion Pike who explained the dredging … Read More
The February meeting of the Manchester Club was held at the American Legion hall this last Thursday. A small crowd of members and guests were treated to a chicken parmesan dinner, prepared by Norman Chamberlain and his great crew. Dinner consisted of the chicken served with noodles , a fresh garden salad and Italian rolls. The … Read More
The Manchester Club met on April 19th 2018 at the American Legion hall, with a large group of members and guests present. Everyone was treated to a wonderful dinner consisting of Beefkabob on a bed of rice, a tossed green salad rolls and butter. Dinner was topped off with brownies and ice cream with chocolate … Read More
Manchester Club 2019 Annual Report January: After a delicious dinner of baked haddock prepared by John Herrick, John Hannah and crew. The election of a new slate of officers was confirmed and Bruce Heisey was welcomed as the club’s 114th president. February: After a dinner of Chicken Parm was served by Norm Chamberlain and crew. Our … Read More
Manchester High graduate and air traffic controller Fred Romani from Newbury gave an entertaining and informative talk on his journey from Manchester High School to air traffic controller. In addition to his regular job, Fred is an official with the National Air Traffic Controller’s Association.
The Manchester Club held its monthly meeting – its 112th – on January 19th at the American Legion hall, with a good crowd of members and guests. All present enjoyed a delicious baked haddock dinner served by John Hannah and Doc Herrick Jr. The dinner was baked haddock, mashed potatoes, fresh Caesar salad, green beans … Read More
The November meeting of the Manchester Club was held on November 15th at the American Legion Hall. The group was treated with delicious Portuguese Pot Roast dinner with all the fixings which included sweet bread and butter, mashed potatoes, and fresh green beans. For dessert we enjoy cream puffs with strawberries. This most delicious meal was prepared by … Read More
The Manchester Club held its September meeting this past week at the American Legion Hall. A large crowd was in attendance and all were treated to to a great Prime Rib dinner served by Todd Crane and his crew, all doing a great job as usual. The prime rib was served with baked potato, fresh … Read More
Club President Tim Brown called all to order for the first meeting of the new season and extended a warm welcome to new members. Dick Lysiak and his great crew served a fabulous steak and lobster meal for the first meeting of the “winter season”. Selectman Tom Kehoe worked up a sweat over the barbecue pit and … Read More
The Manchester Club met on September 20th at the American Legion hall. A large crowd of members and guests were present and were treated to a great meal of Prime rib, baked potato, corn on the cob, and a delicious blueberry pie topped with ice cream for dessert. The kitchen crew lead by Russ Brown … Read More
The Manchester Club held it’s monthly meeting this past Thursday October 18, 2018 at the American Legion hall. A large group of members and guests were in attendance. A delicious Chicken Kiev meal was served by the Scott’s, Adam and Taylor and crew. The Chicken Kiev was served on a bed of rice, with a fresh garden salad, green … Read More
The Manchester Club held its October meeting this past Thursday on the 17th at the American Legion Hall. A delicious chicken cordon-bleu, dinner was served by the Scott brothers, Adam and Taylor and their crew. Dinner consisted of chicken, rice,fresh green beans, salad and rolls and for dessert an ice cream sandwich. The kitchen crew … Read More
The Manchester Club held its annual Christmas Dinner, Food Drive, Christmas raffle and a special visit from Santa Claus last Thursday evening, at the American Legion Hall. A large group of guests and members were in attendance. Everyone there was treated to a delicious dinner of Roast beef, fresh green beans with crispy onions, mashed … Read More
Alan Kirker took office as the 113th President of the Manchester Club on January 18, 2018. Outgoing President Sean Daly was presented with a plaque in recognition of his service to the Club over the last year.
At the meeting of November 15, 2018, President Alan Kirker introduced the Manchester Club’s new members asking them to come forward to receive their Manchester Club lapel pin. They were as follows: Mike Coyne, Mark Dobson, Robert Edwards, Richard Rogers, Paul Fiahlo, James Harrison, Brian Palmer, Peter Morrissey, Paul Stone and John Saco. Get Membership applications here.