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London Rotary Club
We meet Mondays at 11:59 AM
RBC Place London
300 York Street
London, ON N6B 1P8
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--DECEMBER IS ROTARY DISEASE & TREATMENT MONTH--
 
PLEASE JOIN US FOR OUR MEETING ON DEC 7th VIA ZOOM
Here are the details:
Time:  The Zoom meeting will “open” at 11:30 am for those that want to socialize before the meeting which starts at 12:00 pm.

Login: https://zoom.us/j/666121982?pwd=ckhwQTN1RFNsbkJBUWxqYkY0SWtLdz09

Meeting ID: 666 121 982
Password:  030500
If you want to dial in via telephone — you can use: +1 647 558 0588 Canada
 
 
Our guest speaker on Dec 7th will be Julie Ryan from Indwell
 
Julie Ryan is the Community Engagement Coordinator for Indwell in London. Indwell is a Christian charity that creates affordable housing communities that support people seeking health, wellness and belonging and Ontario’s largest developer of new affordable houses, supporting more than 600 tenants to date. On July 29, Indwell broke ground on a new affordable housing community in London’s Old East Village. The site at 744 Dundas St. is the organization’s first construction project in London and features 72 units that are all disability accessible. Julie has worked in similar roles for Western University and ReForest London, an organization she co-founded in 2005. With a keen interest in community building, Julie also volunteers with ReForest London, her church, Camp Huron, and with arts and sports related events and project. She lives in Old South with her husband and three children.
 
---VOLUNTERRING ---
RCL is looking for Volunteer Service Opportunities to support our community. If you are involved with an organization or know of an organization that is in need of volunteers, please email our Local Community Services Chair, Heather Broadhead,  Heather@bfg-inc.ca, with a detailed description of the need and requirements. From there, a call will go out to our members to assist. 
 
The RCL Youth Services Committee is looking for volunteers. The objective of the Youth Services Committee is to develop and implement educational and support projects that address the needs of young people in London. The Fanshawe College Rotaract Club was established by the RCL with this objective in mind. We are currently in need of a member wiling to assist our Fanshawe Rotaract Club as Club Liaison. This member would attend Rotaract meetings and advise Rotaract members where needed. Interested members can contact Youth Services Chair, Randy Harden randy.harden@gmail.com for more details.
 
.---UPCOMING VERY SPECIAL ROTARY EVENT---

Our December 9TH noon ZOOM guest will be Rotary International President Nominee Jennifer Jones. Jennifer will be sharing Rotary's perspective on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.

Hope you can join us! Please click the link below to join the webinar:
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87379446592?pwd=RmlsWTJiSGI0SHZvcWU4S000QVB5UT09
Passcode: 056177   Webinar ID: 873 7944 6592

Or Telephone:
    Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
        US: +1 312 626 6799  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 646 558 8656  or +1 669 900 6833  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 301 715 8592
        Canada: +1 587 328 1099  or +1 647 374 4685  or +1 647 558 0588  or +1 778 907 2071  or +1 204 272 7920  or +1 438 809 7799
  
---SATELLITE CLUB NEWS & EVENTS---
Virtual Beer Tasting
Partnered with Powerhouse Brewing Company 
Friday, December 11th
 
 
Social Distance Trivia Night
Theme:  Yuletide Trivia
Wednesday, December 16th-
Register for either at:
 
---CHEQUE PRESENTATIONS---
 
On Nov 25th at RBC Place, past President Howard Shears presented a Rotary Club of London Foundation cheque to Glen Pearson of the London Food Bank to help pay for lunches that are being prepared by RBC Place Executive Chef David VanEldik and Executive Sous Chef Chris Podgornik. These funds were donated by members in lieu of lunch money and matched by the RCL Foundation.  Hot lunches are served on Monday, Wednesday, Friday and soon Saturday and cold lunches are served Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Lunches are picked up by 519 Pursuit and other organizations and personally delivered to those in need.  A proud moment for the Rotary Club of London and RBC Place!  
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---CHRISTMAS CARE PACKAGE PROGRAM---
SATELLITE CLUB REQUIRES DONATIONS
The Satellite club is collecting donations for their annual Christmas Care packages. Items we are looking to include are:
  • toothbrushes, toothpaste, gift cards to local restaurants,  soap,  shampoo,  deodorant,  granola bars,  non-perishable food items that are easy to open and consume,  socks,  toques,  mittens  …and more!

Club members will fill backpacks with those supplies and then donate the backpacks to a local organization to be distributed to those who need them here in London.  Last year, the Club worked with Youth For Christ and distributed 50 backpacks, and the plan is to do the same this year.  If you have donations, please email Danielle Bork at:  danielle.bork@gmail.com

Weekly Coffee Klatch

Since the Province has extended its Stay-at-Home directive, we decided to set up a weekly Zoom “Coffee Klatch” each Thursday from 10:30 to 11:15 am.
Bring your own coffee of course.
Meeting ID: 990 6669 7951
Password: 934717
Weekly President;s Cocktail Hour
President's Virtual Cocktail Hour which will be held weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5 to 6 p.m.   
The Zoom details are as follows:  
https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88580111321?pwd=M3ROdXo3bDVLQ2FaRjFGdmR2ZzRhQT09 [us02web.zoom.us]
Meeting ID: 885 8011 1321   Passcode: 853783
+1 647 374 4685 Canada
+1 647 558 0588 Canada   
So grab your favourite beverage and I hope to "virtually" see you next Tuesday at 5 for some socializing and laughs! 
 

Check it out at:   www.youtube.com/user/LondonRotary

 

Many “Thanks” to Jim Swan for uploading these videos.  

To celebrate 100 years of service to the London community, Rotary clubs in London are donating $100,000 to install a 14-foot illuminated clock in the tower at Covent Garden Market.  

Highly visible to patrons of Budweiser Gardens and the Market, the clock will enhance the area known as Rotary Square that is home to the Rotary Skating Rink and numerous community events.

Construction will begin in late fall with the official grand opening in March 2015. The same clock builder installed the clock in the Peace Tower on Parliament Hill in Ottawa – The Verdin Company.  

The clock will be a spectacular enhancement to the existing Market structure and beautify the area while raising the profile of Rotary Square.  

Rotary Clock

Speakers
Assistant Governor Kathleen Murphy
Dec 14, 2020
District Governor's Video & The Rotary Foundation (of RI) Discussion
Saint Nick
Dec 21, 2020
Club Christmas Luncheon or Dinner
No Meeting Scheduled
Dec 28, 2020
No Meeting Scheduled
Jan 04, 2021
 
Directors
Vice President
Past President
Secretary
Treasurer
Two Year Director
Two Year Director
Two Year Director
Two Year Director
One Year Director
One Year Director
One Year Director
One Year Director
Director - Satellite Club Representative
Director - Satellite Club Representative
Administrative Assistant
Membership Chairperson
Local Service Projects Chairperson
International Service Chairperson
Youth Services Chairperson
Public Relations Chairperson
Speakers Committee Chairperson
Fundraisng Chairperson
The Rotary Foundation of RI Chairperson
Sergeant-at-Arms Chairperson
 

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