Minutes of the most recent meeting August 2nd,,   2011

 

 

Ottawa-Stittsville Rotary Club August 2nd,,   2011

 

The August 2nd breakfast meeting began with the singing of O’ Canada, the saying of Grace and Happy Dollars.  Seven members and three guests were present.

 

Wes introduced guest speaker Lisa White who spoke about the Youth Connection.  This is an organization operating under the City of Ottawa umbrella.  Its mission is to support and encourage young people between ages 12 – 18 to carry out community service projects.  Grace thanked Lisa.

 

 Club Business: 

 

The District conference will be held October 14 – 15 in Plattsburg, N.Y.

 

9 Run Run:  Date is October 22.  We participated last year.  Should we help out at the finish line again?

 

A Paul Harris award will be presented soon.  A special meeting is planned.

 

Youth Exchange:  September 26 – 30th.  Exchange will be people from Brazil.  Can you help?

 

Mums:  Steve reported that the order forms are here and he would like our numbers up from last year.

 

Brad reported that Bruce O’Callaghan from the Kanata Sunrise Club has confirmed that soccer balls and uniforms have been donated for Susan’s Uganda project.

 

President’s quote:  A little nonsense now and then is welcomed by the wisest of men and women.