Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) 7911 Forest Glade Drive, Windsor, Ontario N8T 3R7
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Meeting Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM

Place: Ciociaro Club, 3745 N. Talbot Road, Oldcastle, ON  N0R 1L0

Today's Program:

  • David Musyj, David Cooke, Janice Keefer and the LIN CEO to provide an update about the progress of the Mega Hospital Project. $25 for pasta/chicken dinner.

Upcoming Meetings:

Monday, September 18th: TBD

Monday, September 25th: The Walter Hadden Literacy Awards

Monday, October 2nd: Walkerville BIA - Vision for a Vibrant District

Monday, October 9th: Thanksgiving (no meeting)

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

  • President Colleen inducted new member, Mitchell Scherer.
  • Members were reminded to keep the people of Houston, TX in their thoughts and prayers regarding the devastion wrought by Hurricane Harvey.
  • Jim Adkin introduced Chief Al Frederick, who spoke on the past 150 years of the Windsor Police Service. In his remarks, Chief Fredrick called attention to the Rotary 4-Way test and its importance in building trust. 
    • Three short videos were shared with the membership.  The first presented the early history of the force beginning with its creation in April, 1867.  At that time the force consisted of one chief and 3 officers.  The second video highlighted the current responsibilities of the 600 members of the Windsor Police Service. The third video provided an overview of officers’ training.
    • Over $85,000 was raised from their 150-year celebrations, and $55,000 of those funds were donated to a foundation near and dear to our Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) hearts, The Safety Village. 
    • When asked to explain why the Windsor Police Service has been so successful in the community, Chief Fredericks answered, “Trust is the key to success”.

Upcoming Events

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:
  • Cristina Melnik
  • Ed Zusko
  • Emma Bufton
  • David Boyd
Thank you for your commitment:
  • Mohamed Moussa (11 years)
  • Gary Katz (15 Years)
  • Matt Lahoud (1 years)

Children's Fest

A reminder that Children’s Fest is coming up fast: September 16-17, 10:00AM-5:00PM
Be sure that you're part of this amazing new INDOOR adventure for our Rotary Club!

Dr. Saad Y. Jasim elected "President Elect" - International Ozone Association

The International Board of Directors of the International Ozone Association (IOA) elected Dr. Saad Y. Jasim as the "President Elect" for the International Ozone Association, starting January 1st, 2018 to December 31st, 2019. On January 1 2020, Dr. Jasim will begin his term as president of the International Ozone Association.
Dr. Jasim serves as Adjunct Professor at the University of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario, since 1996.
Dr. Jasim is currently serving as the manager, Utilities, for the City of White Rock, B.C. He is the Project Manager for the Design Build of a water treatment plant for Arsenic and Manganese removal.

Youth Exchange Student

To arrange to meet with Fernanada, our new exchange student, please contact Sevda Barin at or 226-347-6455
The winner of the 50/50 raffle was Debby Grant, the host mother of Fernanda, our new exchange student. She donated the money back to the Foundation Fund for the Ghana Water Project.
Our 2nd major fundraiser! Volunteers are needed for daytime Bingos. 

Please contact: Walter Willms: 519-966-7150 or


Date 8:15-4:15 8:15-2:30 9:00-2:30 11:30-4:15
Wednesday, Sep 13 Filled Filled Filled Filled
Wednesday, Oct 4 Filled Filled Filled Filled
Wednesday, Nov 22 Filled Filled Filled Filled
Many thanks to Nick Bibic, Sue Byron, Leona MacIntyre and Michael and Walter Willms for volunteering for the Bingo on August 30th. They will have raised $1000 to support the Adult Assistance Committee.

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:

Upcoming Committee Meetings

  • Foundation Fund Board of Directors, Wednesday, September 20th, 2017 at 4:00PM at Farrow Offices.

  • Adult Assistance Committee meeting on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:30pm @ Caboto 
To have your meeting posted, contact the Rotary Office at 519-253-6382 or email
Russell Hampton