Weekly Bulletin of the Rotary Club of St. Catharines South  

March 19 2007

Lead the Way



Call to Order : President Matt Taylor

National Anthem : Shelia Bristo

Toast to Queen and Canada : John Teibert

Grace:  George Fitzpatrick


Norris Brown: Introduced Don Fraser & Henry Becker from the Downtown Club.


Mike Grifa serving as Sergeant-at-Arms:

Everyone was fined for not helping out Shelia Bristo with the National Anthem.

The following Happy Dollars from

George Fitzpatrick is happy he is sitting with Don Fraser from the Downtown Club.

Bob McKay will pay $10.00 for us not to sing Happy Birthday after our dreadful recitation of O' Canada but we decided that was not enough money to keep us silent.

John Klassen was happy his son surprised them with an unexpected visit.


Elizabeth Spaan: will be missed. She has asked for a six month leave of absence. 

Club Assembly March 26, 2007 at Coppola's Ristorante 203 Carlton Street , St. Catharines 6pm to 9pm $20.00.                                                                            There will be No luncheon meeting that day.

Bingo Greg McDonald announced the next Bingo is April 14th. Volunteers are needed new member this is a fun and easy make up.  

Joint Meeting April 11 2007 - Local Rotary Clubs will meet 12:00 at the Quality Inn Parkway   Tickets are $20.00 and will not be sold at the door. Arrangements will be announced who when and how tickets can be purchased. The guest speaker is the U.S. Consulate General.   There will be No Monday luncheon meeting that week.

District 7090 Conference May 4, 5, and 6 please plan to attend Holiday Inn Grand Island New York .

Sexual Harassment Seminar at Brock University  Matt Taylor, Dan Toppari, Ron Kozub, Jason Pollock,  will be attending. Please contact Matt if you would like to attend.

Diamond Gala info:   Jean Holbert Leighton  announced we only have 46 days left to sell tickets and we need more items for auction. 142 tickets have been sold 62 ticket payments has been received. We have 29 items for auction.  Forms are online fill them out as soon as possible seating arrangement must prepared. Contact Jean Holbert Leighton for tickets. Julio has issued a list of people who have attended in previous years. We need to sell more tickets and ask for more donations.


Bob McKay was recognized for his birthday. Many happy returns Bob!
50/50 DRAW

June Manning had the winning ticket, but did not pick the queen of spades. $350.00 approximate amount in the pot.


Don Hetherington and Don Fraser  expressed regrets to the President and took early leave.

Guest Speaker

Paul Monaghan General Manager George Darte Funeral Chapel.


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