Paul Russell as a member of the Andover Rotary Club, collected donations at the Market Basket in North Andover on March 26, 2016. These donations were delivered to the Lazarus House in Lawrence.

Paul Russell at the retirement party for the fire chief of Malden Jack Colangeli on April 22, 2016.

Paul Russell spoke at a forum in Lynn on May 5, 2016. At the meet the candidates night Russell introduced himself by answering questions from citizens.