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Walkerton

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 6:00 PM
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 102
505 Scott Street
PO Box 103
Walkerton (Municipality of Brockton), ON N0G 2V0
Canada

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(519) 881-7564
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The Walkerton Rotary Lottery tickets are now on sale! Contact walkertonrotary@gmail.com if you would like to purchase a ticket. First draw is December 10, 2020. This makes a wonderful stocking stuffer!
Walkerton Lottery Winners – For April 2020
(Draw made on April 6, 2020 – by Pat Wendorff. Witnessed by Flo Gutscher and Don Moore.
 
PRIZE             WINNER                            SOLD BY                   
$1,000 -          Jeanette Lobsinger              Dave Ferguson        
$500 -             Nancy Bajurny                     Albert Zwart              
$300 -             Agnes Hallahan                   Don Moore       
$250 -             Mary Jan Buschell               Ash Puri  
$200 -             Rita LaPointe                        Gerry O’Gorman
#150 -             Carolyn Thibaudeau           Scott Thibaudeau

PRIZE                                       WINNER(S)                              SOLD BY

$1,000                                     Bob/Winnie Schmidt               Mac Bolton

$500                                        Maureen Schular                    Bill Schmidt

$300                                        Aaron Fleischauer                   Paul Kueneman

$250                                        Dave/Marlene Batte               Brian O’Hagan

$200                                        Walkerton Meat Market        Bev MacDonald

$150                                        Jill Plantz                                 Bill Schmidt

October 24th is World Polio Day and Walkerton Rotary is hosting the World's Greatest Meal to help eradicate polio. OUr meal consists of soup and sandwiches and your donation of $20 or more will help our cause. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will match these contributions 2:1.
The Rotary Club of Walkerton has provided $900 towards the Saugeen Student Startup Program sponsored through Saugeen Connects and the Saugeen Economic Development Corporation. This program will give young student entrepreneurs the opportunity to experience the creation and development of their own businesses. L-R Rotarians Don Moore, Doug Schaab, Community Development Coordinator Paulette Peirol, and Deputy Mayor Dan Gieruszak .
Members of the Three Fingers' gang were recently rounded up by Constable Otto McClevis....the result was our exchange student was cited for bootlegging beer, the root kind.
We celebrated a special birthday this week for a special Rotarian ....Gerry O'Gorman turned 94 on September 21st!
Rotarian Ash Puri, also a member of the VJH Committee, presents 4 Canada Flags to Bob McCulloch which will be on display on all four sides of the cupola for Canada Day. Each flag has grommets on each corner allowing easy installation in the bell tower.
For many years now the members of the Rotary Club of Walkerton have assisted the staff and cast of the annual CTP productions at Victoria Jubilee Hall. Rotarians help with ticket sales and provide volunteers for the performances each night. They also help in the construction and taking down of the set each year. Here CTP executive members Sherry McIntee and Janice Swanton present a cheque to President Bev MacDonald for their participation in the production of "Sex, Sin, and the FBI".
President Bev MacDonald presented Rotarians Tammy Smailes and Ash Puri with their Paul Harris +1 and +2 pins respectively. For every $1,000 USD contribution to the Rotary Foundation increases a person's recognition level. The Rotary Foundation has achieved top honours for the last 10 years as an outstanding charity.
Walkerton Rotary welcomes Denisse Inman from Chihuahua, Mexico as our first New Generations Exchange student. Denisse will be shadowing various positions at Veolia in Walkerton thanks to project manager Scott Gowan's interest in this program. Denisse is an Environmental Engineer and will be pursuing her Master's Degree when she returns to Mexico. The NGSE program is designed for young adults between the ages of 18 and 30 who have interest in their own vocation or a vocation they wish to purse. The program lasts up to a 3 month placement. Denisseis shown with host parents Adam and Jackie Hofmann.
Our exchange student, Dayana Calderon Gutierrez, arrived at Pearson International Airport on Thursday, August 17th, Daya was sponsored by District 4455 in Peru and she comes from the city of Arequipa, south of the country capital Lima. Shown with host mom, Chris Motsch and host sisters Jewel and Rosie.
Enya Lin, Rotary Exchange Student, was able to attend the Rotary International Convention and YEO Pre-Convention meeting in Atlanta, Georgia.
Walkerton Rotary is so fortunate to welcome our newest inbound Rotary Exchange Student, Enya Lin, from Taiwan. Enya arrived late Saturday night (August 20) at Pearson where host family Adam and Jacky Hofmann were accompanied by YEO Don Moore.

Home Page News

The Walkerton Rotary Club members promoted Shelterbox to the community during the Home Show in Walkerton from April 9-12 2010.
 
 
One hundred people attended..
 
 
Join us on Swanee's Dream Team..
 
 
DG Tanya will be visiting
 
 
 Rotary District 6330 has been hosting the annual Seminar for Tomorrow's Leaders conference (RYLA - Rotary Youth Leadership Awards) for over 50 years in beautiful London, Ontario at the campus of Western University. Kelsey Simpson and Nellie Spitzig were the two Walkerton representatives who come from Walkerton District Community School and Sacred Heart High School respectively.
 
 

Walkerton Rotary Club is again selling Christmas trees at Wright's Foodland in Walkerton. Fraser Fir, Balsam Fir, and Scotch Pine trees are on display and available 7 days a week. Help Walkerton Rotary help others in our community and around the world.

Get your Christmas Tree at Wright's Foodland .... 

 
 
The dedicated Walkerton Rotarians who organized and presented the annual Charity Fundraising Dinner again had tremendous support from local businesses, individuals, and members of the Rotary Club of Walkerton....
 
 
 
Speakers
Mike McMillan
Oct 22, 2020
Wiarton Rotary - Friends of Rotary Program
David Barrett
Oct 29, 2020
Ontario Youth Apprenticeship Program
Insp.Krista Miller, OPP
Nov 05, 2020
Overview of Brockton Policing
Club Assembly
Nov 12, 2020
Michele Bell, Executive Director
Nov 19, 2020
Community Living Walkerton & District
PDG Martin Ward - District Foundation Chair
Nov 26, 2020
Rotary Foundation
Katie Rice
Dec 03, 2020
Defining Moments & Life Goals
Club Assembly
Dec 10, 2020
TBC
Jan 07, 2021
Club Assembly
Jan 14, 2021
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Here’s why these organizations and their Rotary club partners are supporting local women’s entrepreneurship with financial literacy, small business loans, and one-on-one advisors.

A hurricane force in every phase of Rotary life

This Bahamian Rotarian has been a whirlwind of energy since he began volunteering in high school.

Alleviating an environmental crisis in Mongolia

Alleviating an environmental crisis in MongoliaRotary Peace Fellow builds consensus among goat herders to help them earn a decent wage, protect

For love of alma mater

For love of alma materWhen Rotary Scholar Chen Lin learned Kobe University in Japan was facing a COVID-19 related mask shortage, he united other alumni to

Using cross-cultural skills to protect public health

Using cross-cultural skills to protect public healthRotary Peace Fellow leads teams that screen travelers in Taiwan to prevent the spread of