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: 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

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
  • 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:

  • 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
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


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

To have your meeting posted, contact the Rotary Office at 519-253-6382 or
Russell Hampton