Upcoming Events
Sep 06, 2016
Sep 13, 2016
Morris Gervais - BARRIE HILL FARMS
Sep 20, 2016
Club Executives & Directors
President elect
Community service
Vocational service
Club service
Foundation Chair
Way & Means
Public relations
Past President
Student Exchange
Meeting Responsibilities
Rotarians on duty
Set up & take down
Twigg, Stephen
Dekker, Drew
Amos, Dale
Club Attendance
Robinson, Jamie
Guest attendance
de Repentigny, Lesley
Roto draw
Foster, John
Bulletin Editor
Simpson, Sinda
Sgt at arms
Dusome, Wayne
Club Information

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia!


"Rotary Serving Humanity"

We meet Tuesdays at 12:15 PM
Southshore Community Centre
205 Lakeshore Drive
Barrie, ON  L4N 7Y9
District Site
Venue Map
Charity Golf Tournament and Patio Party 2016
President's Bash 2016
May 2016
President Wendy Miller presented a cheque of $15,000.00 to Eric Dean for the RVH Hearts & Minds capaign.
April 2016
Food Bank Drive
Our club's Food Bank Drive on April 12 was a great success. We filled the Food Bank van with lots of food. Thank you Joe Rockbrune for organizing the food drive.
25th Cash Calendar Luncheon
Since the Cash Calendar introduction in 1992 this fund raiser has raised and invested $1.3M into our communities.
The 2016 Rotary Cash Calendar resulted in another yera of record sales with 4776 calendars being sold with total gross revenues of approx. $96,000.00.
A big Thank You to our sponsors, group sellers, participating Rotary Clubs, our own members and to all who have purchased a 2016 Cash calendar.
Don Harrison award winner Bill Evans Group Sellers Donation to RVH Hearts & Minds Project Donation to Hospice Simcoe Extension Project Participating Rotary Clubs
Our Sponsors
March 2016
In 2013  the three Barrie Rotary clubs have started a Haiti initiative to help the poorest of the poor. 
Click here to read more of what has been accomplished so far.
In November 2015 a group of Rotarians traveled to Haiti to bring medical supplies, Kindle e-book readers and other items for the SOPUDEP grassroots organization. Please view the video about this trip here.
February 2016
Cash Calendar Draws
Robert Tigwell and Gregg Miyasaki draw Cash Calendar winners.
Hearts & Minds Gala 2016
The Barrie - Huronia Rotary club held a very successful Gala at the Napoleon warehouse on February 13. 
Find more pictures here.
January 2016

Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia/Dr. Ken Robinson Memorial Award
On December 1, 2015 ten Georgian College students were recipients of $1,000 each from the Rotary Club of Barrie-Huronia/Dr Ken Robinson Memorial Award.  This award is presented to a full-time student enrolled beyond their first year of study in any health sciences program at the Barrie Campus of Georgian College.  The recipient demonstrates financial need, volunteerism, community involvement and academic merit.  The recipient must be a permanent resident of Ontario.
Award recipients in 2015 were Emily Barnett, Samantha Beauchamp, Dorota Chudyk, Khaled El-Rifai, Margaret Gurnick, Gillian MacDonald, Susan Rancourt, Isabelle Roberge, Donghyun Seok and Bethany Super.
Hearts & Minds Gala “Together Forever”
An extraordinary event being held at Napoleon’s New Logistic Centre.

Saturday February 13, 2016 - Cocktails at 5:45pm - Plated Dinner at 7:15pm - Live & Silent auction - Black tie optional
Dance the night away to Memphis Mudd

Tickets for the event are $120.00 per person (includes HST), or there are two options for a
Corporate Table of 8, with sponsorship benefits. Option 1 - cost is $1500 (includes HST) and
Option 2 - cost is $1200 (includes HST).
click on the picture to download the event poster.
Donation to the Rotary Foundation
Club News
We welcome our new president Dave Smith.

Dan Ferrando
Jamie Robinson
Lesley de-Repentigny
Marcin Danda
Maria Cernak
Richard Allatt

What a great idea to have a drop in Christmas Party at the Flying Monkey's party room. The winner of the ugly Christmas sweater was Joe Rockbrune. Thank you Rhonda for the delicious appetizers and club service for organizing the event.

Rotary district collecting relief funds for Louisiana flood victims
Rotary clubs of District 6200 are collecting relief funds to help thousands of victims after record flooding devastated communities in southern Louisiana, USA, earlier this month. Torrential rains caused rivers, streams, and bayous to swell, damaging or destroying more than 60,000 homes and killing at least 13 people. The U.S. Coast Guard and emergency responders helped rescue more than 30,000 residents from the rising flood waters. As of 25 August, more than 3,000 residents were still in emergency shelters even after the water receded. Donate to District 6200 disaster relief fund.
Hall of Fame singer Donovan becomes a Rotary polio ambassador
Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood. Donovan contracted polio at age three in Glasgow, Scotland. The disease weakened his right leg and left it thinner and shorter than the other. Confined to his bed for much of his childhood, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer said his father would read him poetry. In a recent interview with the Daily Express, Donovan said that listening to poetry piqued his interest in creative writing. “If I...
World Polio Day toolkit available — start planning now
Rotary's fourth World Polio Day celebration, on 24 October, will highlight extraordinary progress in the eradication campaign and emphasize the work that remains before we wipe out the virus for good. With the number of new cases worldwide nearly halved from this time last year, we have the opportunity to rally our resources and see the last case of polio this year. Health officials and Rotary's celebrity polio ambassadors will head to Atlanta, Georgia, USA, for the event, the first to be held at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It will be streamed live and then will...
Young member uses leadership positions to promote diversity, inclusion
The way Rotary member Todd Jenkins puts it, he's the first generation in his family "to do everything": first to go to college, first to fly on a plane, first to visit another country, and the first to live across state lines. Jenkins, 28, grew up in a low-income neighborhood in Columbia, South Carolina, USA. His family worked hard just to make ends meet. So travel and college seemed out of reach. The eldest of ten children, Jenkins says his goal was to break out of the family status quo and set a positive example for his siblings. He credits his mother with helping him avoid falling into the...
Rotary recommits to ending polio in Nigeria
The World Health Organization has confirmed two cases of wild poliovirus type 1 (WPV1) in Nigeria, the first cases in the country since July 2014. After passing a year without a case of the wild poliovirus, Nigeria was removed from the list of polio-endemic countries in September 2015. These cases – from two local government areas of Borno state – occurred in July 2016. The Government of Nigeria – in partnership with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative – will take immediate steps to respond quickly to the outbreak to prevent further spread of the disease. This response will include...