Speaker Date Topic
Peter Cummins Jun 11, 2020
Sunrise Therapeutic Riding & Learning Centre

Amy Mersereau - Development Manager, will be a guest + Ann Caine, Founder & President + Lynne O'Brien

Peter Cummins Bio

  • Graduated from the Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto in 1982.
  • Worked at Cambridge Memorial Hospital for ~7 years, starting as a staff Pharmacist working up to Director of Pharmacy and member of the Hospital Management Board
  • Completed an MBA at Wilfrid Laurier University in 1988, while working at the Hospital.
  • Moved to Norwich Eaton/Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals and worked there for ~7 years.  Started as a Manager in the Regulatory Affairs function and ended as Director of Regulatory and Clinical Development and member of the Management Board.  Spent 2 years in Cincinnati responsible for Global Regulatory Affairs for a development project in the area of osteoporosis treatment.
  • Moved back to Canada in 1995 and joined McNeil Consumer Healthcare (Johnson & Johnson).  Worked for J&J for 21 years.  Started as Manager in Regulatory Affairs ended as Vice President Research & Development.  Held roles in Regulatory Affairs, Strategic Planning, eBusiness, Business Development, and R&D.  Responsibilities covered Canada, Europe, and US at various times.  Was on the Management Board for the Canadian business (Guelph) and the US business (spent 3 years in Philadelphia).  Retired in 2016.
  • Member of The Salvation Army x 48 years.  Member of the band (B flat Tuba).  Treasurer of The Salvation Army Guelph x 22 years.  Chaired the committee responsible for strategy, design, funding, and construction of the new Salvation Army church building at 1320 Gordon St in Guelph (opened 2005)
  • With my wife Susan we have 4 adult children and 10 grandchildren.
Belinda Karahalios Jun 18, 2020
MPP for Cambridge - Bill 150 & A State of the Province

Belinda Karahalios is Parliamentary Assistant to the Solicitor General (Correctional Services) and the Member of Provincial Parliament for Cambridge and is a Member of the Standing Committee on Social Policy.


Previously, Belinda served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Children, Community and Social Services. In this role, she dealt with the child welfare system, violence against women, and human trafficking. 


Before her election as MPP, Belinda worked in healthcare in both the private and non-profit sectors. Working one-on-one with patients and advocating for their needs with the Kidney Foundation of Canada allowed her to hear the challenges faced by both patients and health care professionals. 


A first generation Canadian with her parents being born in Portugal and Trinidad, Belinda is a graduate from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor of Science in Biological Anthropology. 


Belinda and her husband Jim live in Cambridge with their son Victor and their corgi Julie.


President Chad Jun 25, 2020
2019-2020 Rotary Year in Review
President Heidi Jul 02, 2020
Goals & Objectives for the 2020-2021 Rotary Year
Devon Hogue Jul 09, 2020
The Film Industry in Cambridge

Devon Hogue- bio

Devon Hogue is a community builder, supporter and cheerleader from Cambridge.  She has been an enthusiastic municipal professional for almost 19 years - 14 of which were spent within the Clerks Division before moving into Economic Development.  Devon is currently employed as the Business Information Officer for the City of Cambridge, where she specializes in municipal film program development, coordination and promotion.  She has studied Economic Development at the University of Waterloo, Leadership Development with Conestoga College and Municipal Administration through the Association of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers of Ontario (AMCTO); dedicated to lifelong learning, Devon is currently studying digital marketing with McMaster University. 

Devon is passionate about her community, building positive relationships and experiences within it, and watching the burgeoning film industry grow within Ontario.  Outside of work, Devon enjoys spending time with her 3 daughters, family and friends, and can be frequently found on stage singing karaoke. Find her on twitter @DevonMHogue.

The presentation title will (likely) be “Filming in Cambridge – Ready for our close up”

Ivana Schibono Jul 16, 2020
New Member "Who Am I" talk

Ivana is sponsored by Rena Hawkins

Val Saturno Jul 23, 2020
We Fund Care

Helping famalis who have a child with cancer

Bill Davidson, CEO of Langs Aug 20, 2020
"The Hub"
Cheryl Schiller Sep 24, 2020
The Health Benefits of CBD
7080 District Governor Mike Lawrie Oct 01, 2020
District 7080 & RI Goals & Objectives for the 2020-2021 Rotary Year
Yohanna Rodriguez Duarte Nov 12, 2020
Samaritan Foundation - Rotary Teams in the Dominican Republic