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Walkerton

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Thursdays at 6:30 PM
Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 102
505 Scott Street
PO Box 103
Walkerton (Municipality of Brockton), ON N0G 2V0
Canada
Phone:
(519) 881-7564
During the pandemic, we meet via ZOOM. Join us at Meeting ID: 822 1551 3848 Request passcode by emailing the Secretary at walkertonrotary@gmail.com
Home Page Stories
9th Draw – Lottery Winners for April 22, 2021
PRIZE                     WINNER                                               SOLD BY
$1,000                   Robert/Helen Riddell                     Michael Barrett
$500                       Ryan Craig                                        Paul Kueneman
$300                       Gayle Breadner                                Nina McTeer
$250                       Dwayne Kerrigan                             Terry Kerrigan
$200                       Debby Davis                                       Jeff Davis
$150                       Don/Danielle Bork                           Don Moore
 
Draw made by Louise Mancell
8th Draw – Lottery Winners for April 8th, 2021
PRIZE                     WINNER                                               SOLD BY
$1,000                   Brock Weigel                                      Tammie Smailes
$500                       Jim Schmidt                                        Terry Kerrigan
$300                       6 Guys                                     Walkerton Fire Department
$250                       Jason Jackson                                    Jeff Davis
$200                       Cheryl Weber                                    Terry Kerrigan
$150                       Jason Green                                       Albert Zwart
 
Draw was made by MaryLou Halk.
Tickets for the next series will be on sale in August.
 
The sixth draw of the Walkerton Rotary Club Lottery was made on March 11, 2021 with the following results:
PRIZE                     WINNER                                              
$1,000                   Gail/Mike Dupuis                            
$500                       Cate/Tom Diebold                          
$300                       David Murray                                    
$250                       Linda/Larry Graul                            
$200                       Cyndy Abell                                       
$150                       Mike/Cathy Moran                        
 
Draw made by Dan Weber
 
The Rotary Club of Walkerton has pledged $10,000 over ten years to the Walkerton Clean Water Centre Legacy Scholarship. Here presenting the first $1,000 is club President Florence Gutscher along with Rotarian/Deputy Mayor Dan Gieruzsak, Brockton Mayor Chris Peabody, Brockton CEO Sonya Watson, and WCWC CEO Carl Kuhnke.
Since Covid interrupted our regular Walkerton Lottery which usually runs from July to June, we had to start in December 2020 and resume in January with bi-weekly draws. The draw on February 25th is the 5th draw of the series which will end in June 2021. Here are the winners:
5th Draw - Lottery winners for February 25, 2021.
PRIZE                     WINNER                                               SOLD BY
$1,000                   Jesse Merchant                                    Jeff Davis
$500                       6 D’s Friends                                      Denise Desroches
$300                       Marilyn Grubb                                   Wilf Lane
$250                       John Davis                                         Jeff Davis
$200                       Mandy Rhody                                    Don Moore
$150                       Reta Cunningham                              Paul Kueneman
 
Draw made by Jim Wendorff
 
PRIZE                     WINNER                                               SOLD BY
$1,000                   Cory Culbert                                       Brian O’Hagan
$500                       Tammie Gailing                                 Tammie Gailing
$300                       Gary Schneider                                 Terry Kerrigan
$250                       Bev/Randy Willick                            Bill Schmidt
$200                       Carol/Carl Weins                              Terry Kerrigan
$150                       BobbyLynn/Len Phillippi                  Flo Gutscher
Draw made by Elaine Lane with Rotarians Flo Gutscher and Wilf Lane looking on.
The Bi-monthly draw of the Walkerton Lotter was held on January 14, 2021. Here are the winners:
PRIZE               WINNER                                  SOLD BY
$1,000-                 Ron Schwartz                                     Mac Bolton
$500-                     Sherry Cronin/Matt Kueneman         Ash Puri
$300-                     Kate/Tom Diebold                             Dianne/Bob Waram
$250-                     Faye Jones                                          Nina McTeer
$200-                     Angela Coe                                         Don Moore
$150-                     Marg Al                                                Dave Ferguson
The Rotary Club of Walkerton has been busy giving back to the community by supporting the Walkerton and District Food Bank. Rotarians collected food and made monetary donations to assist in stocking the foodbank shelves this holiday season. Rotarians also donated their time by assisting in collecting food at local grocery stores and with the Salvation Army Red Kettle drive. This is just one of the many community projects that the Rotary Club of Walkerton supports. Some of the many other projects the Rotary Club is involved with include the Saugeen Rotary River Trail, End Polio, Walkerton Cunningham Rotary Nature Park, Rotary Youth Exchange Program, Adventures in Citizenship, Seminar for Tomorrow's Leaders (RYLA), local high school scholarships and much more. For information about joining Rotary, contact Membership Director Nancy Baillie at 519-881-2967.
 
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!

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
TBD
Aug 12, 2021
BBQ or Zoom?
TBD
Aug 26, 2021
BBQ? or Zoom Meeting
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