The evidence of Rotary's contribution to the community is abundant but seldom recognized, except by those who directly involved with a project when it was conceived or completed. One example is the paved walkway along the shore of Head Lake. Every day scores of people walk or bicycle along it, enjoying the experience without realizing that the Rotary club paid to pave it. Rotary's 41st president remembers, because the project was the club's major one in his year. Jim Scheffee was born in Haliburton in 1945, and has been a lifetime community resident. After completing high school he entered the retail lumber business, later becoming a partner in Haliburton Lumber and Enterprises Ltd., a position he still holds. Jim was inducted into the Rotary Club of Haliburton on June 12, 1969, and he remained a member for the next 20 years, stepping down in June, 1989. He cherishes good memories of the fellowship and community accomplishments of Rotary over the years. Hockey has been one of Jim's major interests. In his youth he played for the Haliburton Huskies and Lindsay Lions Junior C teams. In the `60's and 70's he coached various minor hockey teams, and was president of Haliburton minor hockey in 1969-70. He also served the community for 24 years as a member of the Dysart volunteer fire department. Other interests Jim enjoys in his leisure time include curling, baseball, most sports, hunting, boating and snowmobiling. Jim is married to Arlene and they have three children: Greg, Lianne and Teressa.