Upcoming Events
Jul 26, 2016
Aug 02, 2016
Richard Allatt
Aug 09, 2016
Aug 16, 2016
Golf Tournament -Bear Creek Golf Club
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
Westgarth-Taylor, Brian
Phillips, Bruce
Hamilton, Howard
Club Attendance
Ferrando, Danny
Guest attendance
Allatt, Richard
Roto draw
Elrick, Robert
Bulletin Editor
Atkinson, Sandra
Sgt at arms
Cernak, Maria
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
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.
December 2015
Christmas Hamper
Our Rotarians purchased gifts for all the kids and went shopping to provide a great Christmas dinner for all the families.
Christmas Lights Tour
8 busses full of seniors from various retirement homes enjoyed this year's Christmas Lights Tour organized by Senior Wish (Pat & John Imrie) and supported by our club.
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.

Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is scheduled to meet on 8 August. Zone 2Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Zone 4 Sudarshan Agarwal, Rotary Club of Delhi, Delhi, India Zone 6 Noraseth Pathmanand, Rotary Club of Bang Rak, Thailand Zone 8 John B. Boag, Rotary Club of E-Club of District 9650, New South Wales, Australia Zone 10 Jackson S.L. Hsieh, Rotary Club of Taipei Sunrise, Taiwan Zone 12 Elio Cerini, Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy Zone 14 Ekkehart Pandel,...
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of July auctions.
Apply to serve on an RI committee
Would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee? The 10 committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2017-18. Each of these committees works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. Apply for a committee appointment by 14 August. Learn more about the committees and the application process. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Committees with openings for 2017-18 Audit Communications Constitution and Bylaws Election Review Finance Global Networking Groups Joint Young Leaders...
John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Just before John Germ dropped by, Rick Youngblood took a deep breath. “You want to match his energy,” he says, “but he makes it hard to keep up.” Youngblood is the president and CEO of Blood Assurance, a regional blood bank in Chattanooga, Tenn., that Germ helped found in 1972. After his visit with Youngblood, Germ strode between mountains of empty bottles and cans at Chattanooga’s John F. Germ Recycling Center at Orange Grove, which he designed, before he drove to a construction site and popped a cork to dedicate a Miracle League field where special...
Member Spotlight: The book on Brad Rubini
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian When Brad Rubini was reading a bedtime story to his seven-year-old daughter, Claire, she asked him why he was reading the words wrong. “I’m dyslexic, so I thought I was reading the words right,” recalls Rubini, a past president of the Rotary Club of Toledo, Ohio. After he explained his problem, she began to read to him on most nights instead. “She was a voracious reader and storyteller. She was always telling stories, even when she was a toddler,” he says. Three years later, while Claire was away at summer camp, she died unexpectedly as a result of a...