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Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines South

Lead the Way 

 

OPENING THE MEETING

  •           Welcome by President - Matt Taylor
  •           National Anthem: Rob Welch
  •           Toast to Queen and Canada : John Teibert
  •           Grace: John Klassen

GUESTS AND VISITING ROTARIANS

Cathy Henry introduced our guest speaker Nicole Abbott and Michael Raimondo

SERGEANT-AT-ARMS

Doug Foss serving as Sergeant at Arms Doug's Sister in law who always carries a whistle for emergency had to use it when her purse was snatched in New York and a Cab was there in 30 seconds. Matt Taylor paid a happy dollar he had a great visit with his Mom, two sisters and brother. Don Hetherington announced Landon Morgan now has a Design Engineering Department. John Klassen was glad he wore his long underwear at the job site. Ian Forbes announced The St. Catharines Golf & Country is hosting the Canadian Junior's Men & Woman Curling Championship this Saturday. Doug's Mother in Law Cheryl Neil pass away peacefully at home in the presence of her family January 28 2007 .

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Club assembly Monday Feb 5 2007 6:00pm   St. Catharines Club $20.00.

Appreciation Dinner for Wilf Wilkinson Wilf the first Canadian in over fifty years as President of Rotary International and a good friend and neighbour of Ian Forbes. Contact Ian Forbes to register.

Diamond Gala meeting Our club's major fundraiser of the year needs volunteers register online on the website. Letter to be sent out to Donors. Please invite your friends. Friday morning meetings 7:30 Matt Taylor's House contact Julio Batres.

Ellicottville's Ski Day will be held Friday, Feb. 16 at Holimont Ski Resort.

Dalhousie Yacht Club MARDI GRAS NIGHT Feb 24 2007 Frankie Phelan and his New Orleans Stompers, Casino Games, Prizes for best Mardi Gras Costumes, Master Chef Dominic's $28.00 per person includes Dinner, Live Music, Tax and Gratuity. Please reserve for this event its mandatory call  905 934 3531 dead line date February 17.

Visiting GSE Team from East Africa . They are in the U.S. for the beginning and the last two weeks in Canada . The St. Catharines stop will be 3 to 4 days at the end of April. Please contact Andrew Bowles to arrange a tour of your business.

AMBASADORIAL Scholarships application due April 1st 2007  Please contact Andre Bowles for more details and application.

Lew Clemens Passed away January 26, 2007 Lew was a founding member and past president of the Rotary Club of Fonthill, Chair and member of Rotary Group Study Exchange. He will be missed by both friends and Rotary alike.

Bingo Greg McDonald needs two volunteers, new members this a fun night and a easy makeup for a missed meeting.

New Board will meet at Don Hetherington's house 7:00pm Jan 31. Don will be serving drinks and munchies.

BIRTHDAYS  Howie Vant

50/50 DRAW

Ian Forbes ticket was picked but was unlucky and selected the 9 of Hearts

PROPOSED NEW MEMBERS

Michael Raimondo Berkshire Securities Senior Financial Advisor

REPORT

 Attendance report - Norris Brown 28 members 10 make ups for 78% per cent.

ADJOURNMENT

As there was no further business for the good of Rotary, President Matt adjourned the meeting at 1:30 p.m.