The Rotary Club of
Edmonton Strathcona
 
Chartered 1974
e-Strathconian 
January 19, 2018
 
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8310 Roper Road NW
Edmonton, AB  T6E 6E3
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Hockey Pool.
Oct 31, 2017 – Jun 30, 2018
 
A Volunteer Opportunity for YESS
Rogers Place
Jan 25, 2018
4:30 PM – 9:30 PM
 
Rotary's got Talent
The Carvery Buffet Royale
Jan 26, 2018 6:00 PM
 
Presidential Peacebuilding Conference
Hyatt Regency Vancouver
Feb 09, 2018 – Feb 11, 2018
 
End Polio Now! with the Edmonton Oil Kings
Rogers Place
Feb 25, 2018 4:00 PM
 
Eye Ball Gala
The Westin Hotel
Mar 03, 2018 6:00 PM
 
Casino, Rotary Club of Edmonton Strathcona, 2018
Casino Edmonton - Argyll
May 23, 2018 9:00 AM –
May 24, 2018 3:30 AM
 
Stories
Joe Goebels, Rotary in Peru Update
This past Tuesday we heard from Joe Goebels, a rotarian based in Alberta, who has spent many years in Peru, and Abigail Jiminez Acevedo, a math professor from Chincha Baja, Peru. Joe is a retired adult educator who now spends a large part of his time working with the Friends Forever NGO based in Peru and also with Rainbow of Hope for Children, based in Wainright, Alberta. Joe has been going back and forth to Peru for seven years now, helping them with many different projects. He helps to raise funds from Rotary groups in Alberta, and then also helps to organise the various projects in Chincha Baja, Peru.
 
Chinch Baja is comprised of fifty-seven rural communities, most of whose people work as farmers or laborers for farmers.  One project involved helping the people in Chincha Baja recover from a deadly earthquake in 2007, that destroyed many homes and public buildings. Rotarians helped to supply a large container of clothing. We also supplied building materials and expertise to teach the local people how to build wooden structures that would provide shelter and also could be expanded in future. This project also included temporary classrooms.
 
His largest project has been to build a school for adult education in Chincha Baja, that would provide four years of high school education and also provide technical skills training in six different areas. They are proud to announce the first sixteen graduates from their high school finished this year. This school is a new concept for the area because it provides both a high school diploma and a technical certification upon graduation and is soon to become a model for adult education in other parts of Peru.
 
Joe’s most recent project was to provide medical care for a young girl who was crippled, by raising the funds and organising her treatment. Joe let us know that he makes sure the recipients of our generosity, understand that this is money we have worked to acquire and have given freely to help them. Joe says that he feels it is important to stay in touch with the Rotary groups that have supported his projects to let them know what their funds have been used for. In closing, he thanked us for the many contributions we have made towards projects in Chincha Baja and hopes that we will continue to do so in the future.
 
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Thank You note from Rotary Club of Pretoria, SA
Dear President Vince,

Greeting from South Africa.

It gives us all a warm feeling when I write and advise you that we received your magnificent donation of R 22955.00. (approx. CN$2,400.00)

The work your club has put into raising these funds is so much appreciated, the money will bring so much joy to the New Hope School staff and pupils.

Thank you so much and best regards to you and your members

David Avery
Treasurer Rotary Club of Pretoria
Jewish Senior Citizen's Centre - News
A new feature on our website and newsletter (e-Strathconian) will be occasional news items from the Jewish Senior Citizen's Centre.
 
The full bimonthly publication can be seen HERE  
Eye Ball Gala

Audrey Martyn is extending an invitation to form a table at the inaugural Eye Ball Gala in support of Transformative Ophthalmic Patient Care at the Royal Alexandra Hospital

You can open the full brochure HERE

Tickets are $250

For details contact Audrey at audrey01@telus.net; 780 722-4262

Oil Kings and Polio Plus
Attention all Rotarians and guests.
 
It’s my pleasure to be officially launching this season’s End Polio Now campaign with the Edmonton Oil Kings.  

Last year we raised more money to End Polio through Oil Kings tickets than ever before, and Tim Schilds and I have set a goal to beat that number this season.  In fact, Tim wants to hit 1,000 Rotary tickets sold for the 4:00 PM game Sunday, February 25th vs the Swift Current Broncos, which would be a phenomenal accomplishment (and I’d owe him a steak dinner!)

This season we have added a fun social aspect to the event – starting at 3 PM sharp, the North Mezzanine Club will be open exclusively for Rotarians to mix and mingle and get to know one another.  There will also be in-game recognition for the Rotary Clubs in attendance, as well as a cheque presentation celebrating the money raised!

This season, Rotary tickets are $29, with $11 from each ticket sold donated to end the fight against Polio around the world.  Rotarians will be able to purchase tickets by contacting me, purchasing from Tim, or purchasing online via the link below:

https://oss.ticketmaster.com/aps/oilkings/EN/link/promotion/home/a18ac9dcd99485a83628163317e4fd46153b4582
  
Hold CTRL and click the link above and it will take you directly to the correct location.  The promo code is ENDPOLIO

The link above won’t allow purchasers to buy more than 8 tickets at a time, and it works best on desktop or laptop computers (Smartphones and tablets don’t work so well).  If you’re having trouble with the link, or for larger orders please contact me directly via email, or 780-409-2494

Tickets are available starting now, so order soon.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Yours in hockey, 

Jason Adams.
 
 
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Jason Adams | Nonprofit Account Executive, Group Sales
Edmonton Oil Kings Hockey Club
300-10214 104 Avenue NW, Edmonton, AB, T5J 0H6
Hockey Pool For Polio Eradication

The teams are now locked down

The second trading opportunity is the first week of March 

Welcome to the Rotary Hockey Pool For Polio Eradication, Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Edmonton Strathcona

 

 

Here’s some interesting facts about THIS hockey pool!!

Pool is limited to 330 participants, Entry fee is $30, Every entry automatically make a donation of $15 to PolioPlus, Every entry automatically adds $15 to the prize pool, Each team will consist of 3 goalies, 8 defenceman and 12 forwards for a total of 23 players, get rid of those underperforming or injured players during the 2 trade weeks incorporated into the schedule.

Test your hockey knowledge by building your own team from scratch!

 

To register click here:   http://tinyurl.com/HockeyPool1718 CLOSED

After registering you will receive an email with a link to the online pool.

 

Hockey Pool Rules are as follows:

 

Pool is limited to 330 participants

Entry fee is $30  Registration closes November 30th 2017 11:50 pm

Every entry automatically make a donation of $15 to PolioPlus

Every entry automatically adds $15 to the prize pool

Each team will be made up of 3 goalies, 8 defenceman and 12 forwards for a total of 23 players

** Teams that exceed the above player allocations will be deleted by Admin**

 

January 1-7th 2018 is a trade week, teams can trade up to 3 players

March 1-7th 2018 is a trade week, teams can trade up to 3 players

 

Prize Pool is allocated as follows:

 

40% of accumulated prize pool is paid to the participant with highest overall team score

20% of accumulated prize pool is paid to the participant with the highest performing group of 12 forwards

20% of accumulated prize pool is paid to the participant with the highest performing group of 8 defenceman

10% of accumulated prize pool is paid to the participant with the highest performing group of 3 goalies

10% of accumulated prize pool is paid to online transaction fees.

**Ties in any of the above categories will be split evenly among winners**

 

AGLC Raffle Licence# 477118
    No tax receipts issued for this event.
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Patrick Gibson, New Hope School Fundraising Presentation

New Hope School

Our Rotary group has partnered in a joint venture with the Rotary Club of Pretoria to help raise funds for the New Hope School in Pretoria. Patrick Gibson has put together a presentation that he will be making to the other rotary clubs in our area to encourage them to help us with this venture. Our goal is to put enough funding in place for us to be able to apply for a Rotary International matching grant.
 
Patrick gave us the same presentation he will be making to other local rotary groups. It included a short introduction on the New Hope School, followed by a video that has been prepared by the New Hope School. The New Hope School has been one of the projects of our club for some years now, and most of our members are well aware of the work they do in schooling for handicapped children in the Pretoria area. They provide many services above and beyond the usual schooling activities, such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech therapy and many others, as needed by their students.
 
They receive only basic funding from the local government, so must fundraise to provide these other services. Some of the specific projects our funds could be used for would be a specialised playground, or programs to provide technical skills such as kitchen skills, nail and hair salon skills and sewing skills.  Patrick has also put together a ‘Go Fund Me’ page on the web, on which people can get more information, view the video and make contributions. We will also be adding a link on our Rotary web page to this site.
 
 
 
Presidential Peacebuilding Conference
 
As you may know RI President Ian Riseley is holding six peacebuilding conferences around the world. The first of these international conferences is close for your members to attend. On February 9-11, 2018 in Vancouver, BC. The presidential peacebuilding conference will examine sustainable global and local environmental practices, and their contributions to peacebuilding and peacemaking.
 
Participants will discuss the impact of environmental issues on health, fresh air, clean water, vegetation, and food production – and how improved environmental conditions are a fundamental condition of building peace within communities. The conference will bring together community leaders, youth, and representatives from the public, private, and government sectors. Attendees also can participate in a hands-on service project the morning after the conference.
 
There will be a focus on how Rotary clubs can involve their local community in sustainable projects and peacebuilding.
 
Members of any Rotary club are to encouraged to attend this important international Rotary event.  
 
The conference website has a list of keynote speakers, link to book a hotel room, draft program and a link to the registration.  Please visit: www.EnvironmentandPeace.com.
 
Rotarians from the US, Canada and around the world will come together at the Hyatt Regency in Vancouver for this conference. Will your club be represented? 
 
Thank you for all you do for Rotary and your community,
 
 
Chris Offer, PDG
for Rotary Peacebuilding Conference Vancouver
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