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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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Home Page Stories
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.

At the Rotary District 6330 Conference, held in Walkerton on the weekend, Walkerton Rotarian Terry Kerrigan and his wife Sharon, middle, were recognized for becoming major donors to Rotary International with their donation to the Rotary founndation. The Kerrigans said they made the donation in honour of Walkerton Rotarian Don Moore, right, who served as District Governor this past year. “He is an inspiration to us all,” Terry said. Also taking part in the ceremony was Mildmay Rotarian Kelly Fotheringham, Rotary Foundation District Chair. The money has been directed towards water and sanitation projects and to literacy projects. A major donor is someone who donates a minimum of $10,000US. The Kerrigans become the first major donors from Walkerton.

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Rotary District 6330 held its annual conference in Walkerton on the weekend, wrapping up Walkerton Rotarian Don Moore's year as District Governor. Rotary International representative Elizabeth Usovicz presented the governor with a gift for his dedication.

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Representatives Jan Radford and Diane Hodgsen were at our meeting to thank Rotarians for their continued support and partnership with County Towne Players in the latest production of "Bedtime Stories", by Norm Foster. Jan and Diane are best known for their roles in "Time Travel Interrupted" as Mildred and Gladys, two zany old ladies who have a lot to talk about. Jan and Diane presented a cheque to President Adam Hofmann for Rotary's part in helping this play get underway and for being such a success. The Rotary Club of Walkerton will continue its partnership with CTP in the 2014 production .....You'll have to wait and see what it is!Image

Rachel Robertson, who was on Rotary Youth Exchange to Peru in 2011-2012 ...Image

"If Rotary is to stay relevant in the 21st century, it must work to improve access to clean water, combat hunger, and expand literacy" stated Rotary International President John Kenny. In the words of Nelson Mandela, "no country can succeed if its future leaders are not educated".
Rotary invites the general public to participate by visiting www.rotary.org/endpolio to learn about polio eradication and contribute to the challenge match.
 

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
Dr. Glenn Lang
Oct 18, 2018
Fundraising for Twice the ICE
DGE Tony Sheard & Sylvia - NIDS
Oct 25, 2018
World's Greatest Meal - End Polio Now
Marieke Elsenaar, Rotary Exchange Student
Nov 01, 2018
My Country, the Netherlands
Club Assembly
Nov 08, 2018
Board Report
Mildmay Rotary 75th Anniversary
Nov 15, 2018
Meeting in Mildmay
TBC
Nov 22, 2018
Jin Wei - Pharmacist
Nov 29, 2018
Non-medical Use of Cannabis
TBC
Dec 06, 2018
Christmas Social
Dec 20, 2018
TBC
Dec 27, 2018
 
 
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