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The Rotary Club of
Edmonton Strathcona
 
Chartered 1974
e-Strathconian 
August 10, 2018
 
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We meet Tuesdays at 12:15 PM
German Canadian Cultural Assoc.
8310 Roper Road NW
Edmonton, AB  T6E 6E3
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(780) 466-5566
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Jewish Senior Citizens Bagel Loop

1st Annual Bagel Loop

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Upcoming Events and Volunteer Opportunities
Canada Flag Program Online Sign-up and Payment
May 01, 2015 – Dec 31, 2018
 
YESS Volunteer Opportunity
Caesars BINGO, West Edmonton Mall
Apr 01, 2018 – Nov 25, 2018
 
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Ukraine
Jun 02, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018
 
Bagel Loop
Victoria Park
Aug 12, 2018 10:00 AM
 
2018 Rotary Golf & Barbeque >>UPDATE<<
Coyote Crossing Golf Course
Aug 24, 2018 2:00 PM
 
District Governor Official Visit
German Canadian Cultural Association
Nov 06, 2018
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
 
Stories
Ryan Milne, CASA Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health
 
This past Tuesday we heard from Ryan Milne, a Finance and Development officer for the northern Alberta branch of the Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Association (CASA). CASA is the Alberta Health Services sponsored provider of mental health services for children and adolescents for all families in northern Alberta. It is known that up to seventy percent of adults with mental health problems, have had that problem since childhood.
 
CASA was founded in 1991 and is a community based non-profit organisation. They currently provide services for 4300 children and their families in northern Alberta. They have about one hundred fifty professionals from many various professional disciplines. They operate from four locations in the Edmonton area and also have a travelling team of specialists who serve outlying areas. One of their facilities is a residential facility with nineteen beds in Sherwood Park for high school age clients. They provide clinical services for children from birth to eighteen years of age. All of heir clients are referred to them through the health care system. They provide twenty-two types of specialised programs for their clients. Their programs include infant and preschool services, school age services, specialty services such as family therapy, day programs, and the addiction and mental health program. Their programs are based on the four pillars of quality care, access, sustainability and partnerships with research and health providers. They received fourteen million dollars last year to provide services for a population of three point four million.
 
Their government funding is based solely on intake numbers and is not tied to the services provided, as these can change over time. They are always looking for new sources of funding and would like to be able to fund a research chair based at the University of Alberta, Edmonton. It would provide funding for three researchers to develop a front-line program to address mental health for children. They would also like to be able to fund a shift to electronic record keeping for all of their facilities.
 
This was a very interesting and enlightening presentation that gave reason for thought to all of us, as we realise what an enormous undertaking they have made. Any and all donations towards their programs would be very welcome.
 
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Another great picture from the Germain photo archive
 
Here is another nice blast from the past. 
 
 
This photo is probably from 1983 as our charter president, Johnny Germain is presented with a 20 year attendance pin by then club president and charter member Larry Priestnall.
 
Thanks for sharing Ken.
Eye Institute of Alberta Grand Opening
You are invited to celebrate the opening of the newly redesigned EYE Institute of Alberta.
 
 
When: Wednesday August 22, 2018 - 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm (1600-1800)
 
Where: Eye Institute of Alberta, Royal Alexandra Hospital. 10240 Kingsway Ave. Edmonton
 
RSVP: foundationrsvp@royalalex.org by August 1 (which is now past, so please hurry to acknowledge)
 
For more details, contact Audrey Martyn780-722-4262
 
Mustard Seed needs volunteers
We received the following request for help from Mustard Seed:
Please be mindfull that Caroline, AB is approx. 300 km from Edmonton and that all volunteers MUST have prior 'Vulnerable Persons' police clearance as per our district's insurance regulations.
 
 

Dear Volunteers,

 

This year we embarked on a very special project to send youth to camp as many of our facilities across Alberta serve families in need and we learned having their children attend camp would be a blessing to them this summer. Donors have contributed thousands of dollars to send 50 kids to Camp Caroline. 

 

Unfortunately we hit a road block with our Edmonton drivers taking the youth to camp for two weeks of the summer so we're emailing you to see if this is something you'd consider doing for youth we're working with. 

 

We need a driver(s) for:

  • Sunday, July 29th 1:30pm Departure time, 7:00pm Return to Edmonton - Drop youth off
  • Friday, August 3rd 3:30pm Departure time, 8:30pm Return to Edmonton - Pick youth up
  • Sunday, August 19th 1:30pm Departure time, 7:00pm Return to Edmonton - Drop youth off
  • Friday, August 24th 1:30pm Departure time, 7:00pm Return to Edmonton - Drop youth off

Because we are transporting youth, it's most ideal to partner our drivers with another volunteer, so ideally we're looking for 2 people to ride with the children. These weeks have no more than 4 youth attending and we are happy to arrange payment for gas/mileage and cover all other outstanding logistical details. 

 

If you and your partner, friend or other companion would consider to give an evening or two to serve these children, we would love to hear from you and processes you to do so! Simply reply to this email or give my cell a call as listed in the signature below. We are coordinating this effort out of our Calgary office, so please do not be confused about the long distance call. 

 

Thank you for reading and considering to help!

 

Kindly,

 

Drew Gusztak

Volunteer Services Manager

Cell/Direct: 403.999.0193


The Mustard Seed

102 11 Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 0X5

Web: www.theseed.ca

Fun Golf, Aug 24
NEWSFLASH UPDATE:
 
 
We have secured some better pricing for our golf day on August 24th !
 
We now have the plans set  for the Rotary Club of Edmonton Strathcona golf tourney on Friday August 24 at Coyote Crossing Golf Course in Sherwood Park. ‎
 
We will play a Texas Scramble for 9 holes starting at 2 PM. A team of 4 playing the best shot, captained by a seasoned golfer is Texas Scrable. Everyone is welcome , including any friends or family.
 
Golf is $40 including a power golf cart. The dinner is $20, and features grilled and barbecued chicken breast & honey grilled sausage. The dinner comes complete with seasonal steamed vegetables, baked potatoes, a variety of salads, dinner rolls, and lemonade & ice tea.
 
Please RSVP at your earliest convenience for golf and/or dinner,  to egermain@is2.ca
 
This is ‎our Rotary Club's summer fun event. Please plan to attend, and feel free to  forward this invite to any one who may be interested. All golf prizes graciously accepted. 
 
Cheers/Fore,
 
Eric

tel: 780-991-0417

 

YESS volunteer opportunities
A number of volunteer opportunities exists with YESS. The bingo events are listed below. Check also the one day event, YESS 2018 Gala for Youth at THIS LINK.  
 
Hello,  We are in search of volunteers to help work at a Caesars BINGO  in West Edmonton Mall.   YESS has been selected as one of the charities of choice.  They require at least 2 volunteers at any of the following dates:
 
Sunday April 1st – Evening Shift
Friday May 25th  - Evening Shift
Saturday September 8th – Afternoon Shift
Thursday October 4th – Evening Shift
Sunday November 25th – Evening Shift
 
Please let me know if you or anyone you know would be willing to volunteer a shift in support of YESS at the Caesars BINGO hall in West Edmonton Mall.   Thanks you so much.
 
VIOLET MALBEUF, VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR
YESS—Youth Empowerment & Support Services
 
T 780-468-7070 Ext. 234  |  780-466-1374
 
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August 26
 
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August 29
 
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September 10
 
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September 14
 
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September 14
 
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September 17
 
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September 19
 
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September 21
 
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September 23
 
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September 26
 
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August 2
 
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August 17
 
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August 24
 
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Don Henry
August 1, 1992
26 years
 
Fritz Koenig
August 26, 1986
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August 27, 2002
16 years
 
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September 4, 2001
17 years
 
Augie Annicchiarico
September 11, 1990
28 years
 
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September 16, 1975
43 years
 
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