Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) 7911 Forest Glade Drive, Windsor, Ontario N8T 3R7
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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: Charlie Clark
Front Door Greeter: Tony Mancinone
Back Door Greeter: Bill Howitt
Invocation: Jim Blue
Four-Way Test: Elaine Whitmore

Today's Program:

September is education and literacy month. The Walter Hadden Literacy Awards will be presented. 

Upcoming Meetings:

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 of the Windsor International Film Festival - The Arts as an Economic Driver

  • Highlights from the District Assembly (September 13th) was presented, including the districts's plans for Membership, Public Image and Foundation. Rotary's new "People of Action" Public Image campaign was presented, including a showing of Rotary International's 90-second video. Click here to watch.

  • Michelle Morency spoke about the Young Rotary Leader's "Wine not Yoga" event. 

  • This year's Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) will be taking place on Thursday, November 16th until Saturday, November 18th.   

  • Frank Bagatto from the Peace and Conflict Resolution Committee explained the program. Working with children from Dougall School, members explain what Rotary does and that September 21st is International Day of Peace. A proposal to Rotary International about including a 5th element to the current 4-way test was also discussed: Will it contribute to a peaceful world? The goal is for peace to be top-of-mind. 

  • Maureen Lucas and Shari Cunningham spoke about the Centennial. It's now time to share our story and reach out to the community. Make sure to come to the January 8th kick-off lunch and bring everyone! The goal of the project is to honour our past, and there is so much planned.

  • Janet Kelly recapped Children's Fest. The event was a success, and everyone was very positive about the new venue.

Upcoming Events

Socks and Bottoms
St. Nicholas Macedonian Hall
5225 Howard Ave
Lasalle, ON  N9A 6Z6
Dec 13, 2017 
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Centennial - Kick-Off Luncheon
Caboto Club
Jan 08, 2018 11:45 AM - 1:30 PM
Centennial Speaker #1: Peace & Conflict Prevention/Resolution
Caboto Club
Feb 05, 2018 
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
(Note that this event replaces the Monday lunch meeting on that day.)
Caboto Club
Apr 09, 2018 
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
(Note that this event replaces the Monday lunch meeting on that day.) 
District Conference 2018
Grand Hotel
286 Grand Ave, Mackinac Island, MI 49757
May 03, 2018 – May 06, 2018
Members with birthdays this week:
  • Romeo Girardi
  • Mark Campbell
  • Mike Serafimovski
  • Tom Holmes
  • Bill McRae
  • Jennifer Charron
None this week
  • A huge thank-you to everyone involved in making Children's Fest 2017 a true success. All committee members and volunteers - we couldn't have done it without each and every one of you. Many thanks!

  • 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

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, 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:

Upcoming Committee Meetings

  • 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
Russell Hampton