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Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) 7911 Forest Glade Drive, Windsor, Ontario N8T 3R7
Tel: 519-253-6382  Fax: 519-253-7723  Email: info@rotary1918.com  Website: www.rotary1918.com
 
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Meeting Time: 12:00PM

Place: Caboto Club, 2175 Parent Ave. Windsor, ON N8X 4K2

For Today's Meeting 

Reporter: TBD
Registrar: Jerry Pocock
Front Door Greeter: Dan Karon
Back Door Greeter: Bill McRae
Invocation: Renee Pare
Four-Way Test: Emma Bufton

Today's Program:

Walkerville BIA - Vision for a Vibrant District

Upcoming Meetings:

Monday, October 9th: Thanksgiving (no meeting)

Monday, October 16th: Dr. Vincent Georgie, Director of the School of Creative Arts and Executive Director of the Windsor International Film Festival - The Arts as an Economic Driver

 
  • Julie Dragich spoke about the United Way's new campaign, Re-United, which was developed to adapt to the changing needs of our community.
  • Ryan Mancini explained some initiatives the Literacy Committee has been involved with, including Raise-a-Reader Book Drive, the Literacy/Peace Classroom initiative and their partnership with Junior Achievement. He then presented the Walter Hadden Literacy Awards to the following:
    • The Safety Village, award received by Melissa Lauzon
    • Book Mobile, award received by Kitty Pope and
    • The Children's Aid Society's Supervised Visits Program, award received by Lyle Ward.
  • Clinton Beckford spoke about the Textbook Project with Tacky High School in Jamaica. The committee would like to see an expansion of this program in the future.
 

Upcoming Events

Pig Out For Polio
Walkerville Brewery
Oct 24, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
Safari Soiree
Mezzo Ristorante & Lounge
Oct 26, 2017 
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
Athena Scholarship Luncheon
Nov 03, 2017 
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM
 
Foundation and Membership Dinner
Caboto Club
Nov 09, 2017 
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM
 
Schoolcraft Community College - VisTaTech Center
Nov 16, 2017 5:00 PM – 
Nov 18, 2017 4:00 PM
 
Centennial - Kick-Off Luncheon
Caboto Club
Jan 08, 2018 11:45 AM
 
District Conference 2018
Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI , USA
May 03, 2018 – May 06, 2018
 
 
Members with birthdays this week:
  • Kevin Larkin
  • Anil Chitte
 
 
Thank you for your commitment:
  • Janice Forsyth (5 years)
  • Robert Maich (14 Years)
 
  • Members from the Peace and Conflict Resolution Committee, under the leadership of Cindy Duggal, inspired students from Dougall Public School to "go out and spread peace in the community". Students celebrated with Pinwheels for Peace during World Peace Day. Pinwheels for Peace is an international program that has produced "millions of whirling works of art since 2005". Please take a moment and watch the video - truly inspiring: http://bit.ly/2jPJ5mQ

  • Volunteer drivers are needed for this year's Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA). If you can commit to pick up our students on Thursday, November 16th at 4:00PM at Huron Church Line & Tecumseh Rd and/or pick them up at Schoolcraft College in Livonia on Saturday, November 18th at 5:00PM, please contact the Rotary office at at 519-253-6382 or email info@rotary1918.com
 
Jim Ion donated the $73.00 to the Foundation Fund in memory of Walter Hadden.
 
 

Our 2nd major fundraiser! Volunteers are needed for daytime Bingos. 

Please contact: Walter Willms: 519-966-7150 or walter.willms.windsor@gmail.com

 

Date 8:15-4:15 8:15-2:30 9:00-2:30 11:30-4:15
Wednesday, Oct 4 Filled Filled Filled Filled
Wednesday, Nov 22 Filled Filled Filled Filled
 
The schedule for 2018 will soon be available.
 
The net bingo revenue for August was $999.75. Thanks to all who made this possible.

 
 
 
 
 

Battery Box Program

The Battery Recycle Box Program is active. Please drop your used batteries, light bulbs, ink cartridges and other recycle items in the battery box at the back of the room.

The link for last week's pictures (and all pictures for 2016 and 2017) is:

On-Line Make-Ups

To do an on-line make-up, go to: https://www.rotaryeclubone.org/

Upcoming Committee Meetings

To have your meeting posted, contact the Rotary Office at 519-253-6382 or suzanne@rotary1918.com
Birthdays & Rotary Milestones
Member Birthdays
Sevda Barin
October 6
 
Elaine Whitmore
October 8
 
Frank De Angelis
October 8
 
Robert Maich
October 14
 
Karen Howard
October 15
 
Matt Lahoud
October 20
 
Jim Adkin
October 22
 
Kevin Larkin
October 24
 
Neil Chitte
October 28
 
Kay Douglas
October 31
 
Nels Katzman
November 1
 
Ross Clarke
November 3
 
Theresa Schuurman
November 3
 
Jim Blue
November 4
 
Cristina Melnik
November 7
 
Ed Zusko
November 7
 
Emma Bufton
November 9
 
David Boyd
November 10
 
Jesse Thompson
November 13
 
Jim Quinn
November 17
 
Sheila Gordon
November 17
 
Gary Katz
November 18
 
Lissa Percy
November 19
 
Romeo Girardi
November 20
 
Mark Campbell
November 22
 
Mike Serafimovski
November 24
 
Tom Holmes
November 24
 
Bill McRae
November 25
 
Jennifer Charron
November 25
 
Join Date
Dan Karon
October 4, 1993
24 years
 
Fred Sorrell
October 6, 1980
37 years
 
Allison Prieur
October 17, 2016
1 year
 
Sue Byron
October 18, 2010
7 years
 
Neil Bear
October 19, 2009
8 years
 
Roman Maev
October 20, 1997
20 years
 
Don Larkin
October 21, 1985
32 years
 
Om Chandna
October 21, 2002
15 years
 
Janice Forsyth
October 29, 2012
5 years
 
Robert Maich
October 29, 2007
10 years
 
Phil Cohen
November 1, 1993
24 years
 
Yvonne Brown
November 2, 2015
2 years
 
Mohamed Moussa
November 6, 2006
11 years
 
Gary Katz
November 11, 2002
15 years
 
Matt Lahoud
November 11, 2016
1 year
 
David Boyd
November 13, 2001
16 years
 
Neil McTavish
November 14, 2011
6 years
 
Bill Wilkinson
November 17, 1986
31 years
 
Jules Hawkins
November 17, 2008
9 years
 
Frank De Angelis
November 19, 1979
38 years
 
Karen Howard
November 19, 2001
16 years
 
Murray Elder
November 27, 1967
50 years
 
Russell Hampton
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