May is Rotary Youth Service Month
      
Each year, Rotary connects thousands of young people to a global network of friendshipservice, and action. As Rotaractors and Interactors, they make a difference in communities at home and abroad. Through the Rotary Youth Exchange, they explore new cultures.  Through the Adventure in Citizenship Award and the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, RYLA, (Seminar for Tomorrow’s Leaders in our District) participants learn skills that will help them succeed as community leaders. Each year over 500,000 young people participate in Rotary Youth Service programs worldwide.
 
Our Club is very involved in Youth Service. We are the sponsor for the Western University and Fanshawe College Rotaract clubs and co-sponsor of the London Interact Club. This year we sent 2 Youth Exchange students abroad and are hosting a student, Juan. We sent a student to the Adventures in Citizenship program in Ottawa and will be sending 7 students to our District’s Seminar for Tomorrow’s Leaders (RYLA).
  
 
The Rotary Club of London President’s Cup Golf Tournament September 19, 2018 at The Oaks Golf Club

On September 19th 2018, The Rotary Club of London will host its first annual Presidents Cup Golf Tournament at the prestigious The Oaks Golf Club in Delaware.

We are looking for your attendance on the golf course, take advantage of our early bird rate of $130 now available, and support to make this event a success.

We are also looking for Sponsorship support.  Sponsorship of the tournament starts at $200 for the longest drive and closest to the pin holes and sponsorships increase incrementally up to the $5000 for the tournament sponsor. Please consider sponsoring the first Annual Presidents Cup Golf Tournament.

All proceeds raised from this event will be put towards supporting our local Community initiatives.

If you do wish to be a sponsor or have golf questions please reach out to Andrew Adamyk in person or email at: andrewadamyk@hotmail.com .


Breakfast of Champions Award Recipient
This past Tuesday at the Breakfast of Champions, organized by St. Joseph’s Health Care Foundation and the Middlesex branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), the two Champion of Mental Health Awards were presented by CMHA Middlesex.  They recognize a group and an individual who make significant contributions to mental wellness in our community.

Mental health advocate Kristen Legault-Donkers, a psychology student at King’s University College, received the ‘individual’ award for the series of books she published on depression, anxiety, ADHD and bipolar disorder geared to children. Through a partnership with our Rotary Club the books will be distributed to 100 elementary schools in the Thames Valley District School Board. Congratulations Kristen!
 

Rotary Tree Planting Event, Saturday 9 June @Paul Haggis Park, 10:00 am to 1:00 pm
This year, our Rotary International President, Ian Riseley, gave us a challenge for each Rotarian to plant a tree.  For our club to meet this challenge, we have planned a tree planting, working with ReForest London along with R/C London South and our Satellite members. Volunteers needed - a great opportunity for families and friends to work together, have fun and help the environment.

To register sign up at our registration desk or please contact Carol Townsend at: elaine_t@rogers.com

Local Lager - Rotary Beer Fundraiser
Here’s where you can stock up on your Rotary beer for all those upcoming summer BBQ’s!!!”    Only at these Beer Stores: 
 1199 Oxford St. W, London     
 1080 Adelaide St N., London
 1005 Wellington St., London     
 
1225 Wonderland Rd. N, London
 1014 Talbot St., St. Thomas