Rotary Club of Woodstock, Ontario

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Welcome to the Home of Rotary Club of Woodstock


Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:10 PM
Altadore Quality Hotel and Suites
580 Bruin Blvd (highway 59& 401)
(Behind Tim Hortons)
Woodstock, ON  N4V1E5
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Upcoming Events
  • Rotary Roses
    TransArctic - James Stewart's Facility
    Nov 04, 2016 8:00 AM –
    Nov 05, 2016 12:00 PM
News and Rotary Events
Rotary Roses are now AVAILABLE
Please contact a local Rotarian or
and have roses delivered to the recipient of your choice on November 5th
cost is $25/dozen


Our Rotary Club is hosting a 3rd Paint Nite Event!
Here are the details:
    Date:                       December 2nd– 6:30PM (Painting starts at 7PM)
Where:                       Quality Hotel & Suites, Woodstock               
                                            Why:                          Fundraiser for the Woodstock Rotary Club Splash Pad Project             
Cost:                          $45+tax per person                                      
How to Register:                        
How it works:
At Paint Nite, a local artist will assist and inspire us– all while we socialize and sip cocktails for a great cause. We’ll end up painting fond memories and a priceless masterpiece. No art experience needed! Paint Nite will donate a portion of ticket sales to the Woodstock Rotary Club. All proceeds will go to support the new Splash Pad Project in North East Woodstock,
Tickets are currently SOLD OUT!  Thank you to everyone who is participating!!!
If you have any questions please contact us at 
What's happening in Rotary

Annual Wes Magill award presentation meeting 

Date:               Monday October 3rd, 2016

Presiding –     President Bruce Cunningham
Location –      Quality Hotel & Suites
Writer –          Ted Beynen
Rotary Roses, deadline coming up, would like tickets and cash back on October 24th.  Roses are being packed on November 4th and deliveries November 5th.  Will be delivering to Simcoe, Delhi, London, Cambridge & Tillsonburg.
Bruce Burbank Announces that Music Festival AGM will be held October 24th.
No Meeting Next Monday – Thanksgiving
Quality Hotel has lowered our lunch commitment from 25 to 20 due to declining attendance.  Room location may change week to week, need to check reader board when arriving to hotel.
50/50 –  Richard Holmes drew the 10 of Spades to win $10
Birthdays and Anniversary’s
Happy Birthday Gareth Price – October 1st
Happy Birthday Stephen Sears – October 8th
Sergeant at Arms -..... Continued
Presiding: Lisa Wells in Bruce’s absence
Location: Quality Inn
Meetings Minutes: Holly Hebert
Guests: Jim Northcott, friend of Dr. Reid
50/50: Olga McKellar was happy winning King hearts
Birthdays and Anniversaries: No Birthdays
Dave Harris 24 years, Don Fulkerson: 40 years, Dr. Reid 57
Paul Cluff, 2years with Rotary
No sick and Visiting.
Sergeant at Arms: Cliff Zaluski
No fines today
Happy Bucks: Bruce Burbank was sharing his California trip experience
Melissa Pike brought her painting from Paint Nite, was really happy with the turn out
Mike McMahan’s friend is an Iron man competitor
Adam Shaw watched the Tragically Hip concert at a friend’s place, and also will be back on stage this Fall.
Ted Beynen had a great time at Blue Mountain even when having to walk down the mountain.
Hazel Powell is excited to be leaving for her vacation to Calgary in two weeks.
Committee Updates: Melissa Pike discussed Paint NIte, 99 people attended, next event is Dec 2nd.
Rick Correia set up Dragon boat pictures slide show and they are also available on the website.
Lisa Wells is still looking for volunteers for Sept for boat rentals.
Melissa Pike advised that Rotary Roses is Nov 5th so get ready for sales, packing and delivering.
Don Fulkerson mentioned there are a few outstanding dues, please pay asap.
Program:  Bruce Burbank introduce Rachel Kuehnel from THE HAUS.
CoffeeHaus: Where Community Meets Coffee
A Place for all to belong, café having programs such as Pay it Forward, having apartments on site, hosting community events, specialty nights, etc..

Presiding – Ted Beynen
Location – Quality Inn
Writer – Lynn Beath
Birthdays and Anniversary’s
            Rotary anniversary: Olga McKellar  11 years with this club
Sergeant at Arms -
  • Fines – no fines

·Happy Bucks

Adam Shaw- attended CAST production Into the Woods starring 20 years of alumni in one final production
Lynn Beath- first happy buck; celebrating a wonderful vacation with her daughter’s family and spending last Monday celebrating her granddaughter’s 3rd birthday
 2nd  happy buck was for the August Pod since she was not available to assist due to vacations.
Dr. Robert Reed: happy buck as today is his wife’s birthday and a few days ago they celebrated their 57th wedding anniversary
Committee Reports:
Paint Night- Melissa reported that the most recent paint night should bring in around $1500.  The December nite is almost sold out.  She will be looking for donations soon.
Foundation- Olga reminded everyone that 2016-2017 marks 100 years for Rotary International Foundation.  The Foundation was started with $26.50 and has grown over the years to the point where last year it spent over 1 billion and has assets of 3 billion.  She is looking for ideas for marking this year.
Youth Committee- 
Dragon Boat Fun League-  Rick- finished for the season however boats are still being rented
Dragon Boat Festival- Dave reports still working on the numbers
Rotary Roses- Melissa – Rotary Roses to be delivered the first Saturday of November – tickets should become available mid-sept
Past President Ted reminded members of the upcoming District Conference in Niagara and read a thank  you note from one of the Music Festival award recipients. He also announced that the Woodstock-Oxford Club would be hosting their meeting next week at the Farm Show.
Program – Victoria Quilters Canada – Valarie
Introdouced and thanked By: Don Fulkerson
Valery provided information on the new Oxford branch of Victoria Quilters Canada which makes quilts for people living with cancer.  The supplies required to make the quilts are funded entirely through donations.  The Oxford Branch meets 1st and 3rd Thursday of the month at the Sally Creek Recreation Centre.    For more information


Date: August 15, 2016

Presiding –Bruce 

Location – Woodstock Quality Hotel

Writer – Melissa




Thank you cards from - Cliff and Lynda Zaluski for flowers in memory of Lynda's mom who passed away 


- Thank you from Service Above Self award winner Karlina Deroo

- thank you from rotary bursary winner Kyle Rutherford 


- thank you from VON meals on wheels for our volunteer hours



50/50 - Ted Beynen - joker - 10% of the pot 


Birthdays and Anniversary’s 


 Dave and Deb Harris - 24 years


Lynn and David - 37 year


Sick and Visiting - none




Sergeant at Arms -  Holly Herbert



Lisa - name tag is missing from the board 
Dave - casual attire today 
Joe - name tag is missing from the board 


Happy Bucks 

Dave - DB a success, had fun with family camping outside

Mike M - congrats on dragon boats. 2 ppl at Tim Hortons in line in front of him on Sunday were commenting how great the festival was

Bob - article in paper about Vimy Ridge tree project. Bob had the person in charge of the project speak at rotary a while ago

Bruce - DB was great. Well done everyone 

Craig and Heather went to Ireland and had a great time 

Graham - continuing the Vimy Ridge tree project into schools and youth organizations 

Olga - happy for rain

Don Fulkerson - team got second in tournament up in Midland 

Rick and Karen Shaheen - 2 weeks at the cottage 

Adam - went to the Jays game with kids and it was awesome 

Ted - happy to win 50/50

Rose - Olympic Canadian girls are cleaning up


Committee Updates


Paint Nite - this Friday August 19th, 5 tickets left. 


Dragon Boats - will have a wrap up in a few weeks time 


Program – Introduced and thanked By:  President Bruce, himself


Speaker : President Bruce 


Update on rotary and what our club does



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