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Upcoming Events
 

Welcome to the Home of the Rotary Club of Palgrave!

Palgrave

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 6:00 PM
Meeting at Caledon Estates Banquet Hall
18111 Hwy 50
Palgrave, ON
Canada
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Raffle tickets for our wine draw are available now and can be purchased from
any Palgrave Rotarian.  Join us on November 18th at the Caledon Estates
Banquet Halls for a great evening of fun, fellowship, dinner and dancing at
our annual Rotary Gala & Auction. $75 per person.
 
 
 
Join us at the Red & White Gala & Auction on November 18
 
Tickets are $75 per person. Please feel free to post and share this information on social media and with your friends, family, colleagues and neighbours.
 
Also please invite your guests to come in Red & White formal attire to match our theme for the evening.
 
Please contact me at derek.clark@rogers.com or 647-290-9126 if you have any questions about the ticket selling process for the 2017 Gala.
 

Pete Bombaci showed us the way to INSPIRE PEOPLE TO GET CONNECTED WITH FAMILY, FRIENDS, AND NEIGHBOURS.

HIS MISSION is

TO MAKE THE WORLD A HAPPIER AND HEALTHIER PLACE BY REMINDING PEOPLE ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF FACE TO FACE SOCIAL CONNECTION AND INSPIRING THEM TO TAKE ACTION.

Want to know more go to: http://www.generatorproject.org/
 
 
 
 
 
Perfect weather, great attendance, good food and much more all converged towards making The Terry Fox Run a big success. Families like President Doug's, Palgrave firefighters and our counselor Nick DeBoer were all part of the participants in making this day a success. Thanks to our Rotary Club. 
 
District Governor Kathleen Dick along with Ingrid Sproxton and Timothy Whitehead attended our weekly meeting this week. Governor Kathleen presented her plans for 2017-18 and described the major events that will be coming up. 
 
President Doug and his wife Sandy Nicholson we very generous in receiving our club and guests at their home for a BBQ evening event. The weather was perfect and so was the foods and friends. 
 
Thanks to Nadine and Gary, the evening was a real success. Here are a few of the people that attended out of 31 guests. 
While the thunderstorms were threatening and Elizabeth was resetting her backyard for the second time for the event, finally the sun came out just 5 minutes before the official opening of the event. The spirits must have been kind to her while listening to her pleas. More than 40 of us accessed her beautiful grounds to attend this event and Michelle and Allyson also worked hard to prepare some beautiful and delicious food. Many guests of Rotary also attended including our honorary member mayor Thomson and his lovely wife Anne. So thank you Elizabeth and Steve for generously hosting this event.
 
 
 
Our rather old and heavy road sign had to be moved away from its last road home and make it cross hiway 50 to the East side  north of Old Church rd. Well with the help of Elaine and 6 other man the job was well done in 20 minutes. Job well done by all. Thanks Bernie 
 
 
The Alpha Dogs are incredibly thankful for all of the support  the Palgrave Rotary Club has provided over the years. In recognition of our sponsorship, they presented to our club  a Thank You plaque for the 2016-2017 season. Thank you Alpha Dogs and all the best in your future efforts in competition. 
 
The Change Over night took place on June 28th 2017. Doug Nicholson became our new president and President Janet Clark became our new Past President. Many awards were given out to dedicated members. Wearing hats was the theme for that evening. Sam Ferens and Doug Nicholson's families came to be part of the presentation. It was a great evening enjoyed by all.  
 
 
 
 
Krysta was awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship award after 4 years of dedicated and innovative hard work for our Club. Krysta managed and organized many of our most important events while being also the Director for Youth at our club. We unfortunately will be losing her as she will be moving to Nova Scotia in August of this year. Thank you so much for your input and your vision for our club. You will be profoundly missed. Goodbye dear friend. 
Susan Hicks, Marie Jay and Ian Kittle were awarded the Paul Harris Fellow award for their dedication and participation in many of our events. President Janet presented to them their award and the Paul Harris Pin. Congratulations to all of them for a job very well done and deserving. 
 
 
Palgrave Rotary participated in the OPP Open House event by manning a booth showing pictures of our events over the past years. Krysta organised the booth and Elizabeth, Natalie and Bernie helped manned the presentation. A great windy day. The OPP also had the trailer that we helped fund on show at this event. 
 
 
 
 
Palgrave First group in cooperation with the Rotary club of Palgrave and the support of the local Firehall organized the first Palgrave Community Garage Sale. It was a real success with all the generous donations from local residents. All the proceeds will be directed to improving the Palgrave tree lighting. Thank you Palgrave First.
 
At least 12 of our active members attended the opening night of the Camp Enterprise. We had dinner with 45 young adults that came to spend 3 days at this camp to learn more about business. This event is organised by many of our Rotary clubs and specifically Darrell and Ian from our club have been part of this committee. Thanks fellows for doing a great job. Bernie
 
 
Palgrave Rotary and Friends of Rotary helped to set up, serve and clean up for the volunteer's luncheon at the Senior Centre in Bolton.  Fifteen members and friends worked 2 shifts serving 70 volunteers. It was lots of fun. 
 
Hap Parnaby, Chair of HomeJames operations, presented a cheque to President Janet. This donation is in recognition for Rotary being a sponsor for HomeJames and participating in its operation. These funds come from the net proceeds of the 2016 HomeJames operation and Rotary will be distributing 100% of these funds to non profit community groups requiring help. 
 
 
Our member, Nikola Boadway, presented our club with a review of where and how sugar hides in foods and how we should recognise the content of sugar in our foods. Greg generously thanked Nik for a great presentation. 
 
We all had (23 members) a very instructive and creative meeting at the community centre of the local United Church. For 6 hours we all endeavoured to project how our club should develop and continue to be successful through a visioning session. 
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One of our more senior member, Gord Barr, made a PowerPoint presentation to our club covering many of the years of his membership. He joined our club in 1984 and since then has participated in just about every major project that our club has undertaken. Thanks Gord for a great evening full of memories.
 
At the January 18 meeting - President Janet Clark was honoured to presented member Janet Gray with her Paul Harris award and pin. Congratulations Janet on your accomplishment!
 
It's time to lace up your skates again all ... the Palgrave Pond is up and running for the season!  Thanks to the efforts of the Palgrave Volunteer Fire Fighters and their mighty crew of Ice Angels.
 
Click here for another great video of the pond courtesy of Adam Stevens - who also filmed the Ice Angel short movie tribute to our local Ice Angel - Ken Hunt.
 
See you all at the Pond!
 
 
 
 
 
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