The Rotary Club of
Edmonton Strathcona
 
Chartered 1974
e-Strathconian 
June 29, 2018
 
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Edmonton Strathcona
"The Friendly Club"
We meet Tuesdays at 12:15 PM
German Canadian Cultural Assoc.
8310 Roper Road NW
Edmonton, AB  T6E 6E3
Canada
Phone:
(780) 466-5566
Fax:
(780) 665-7011
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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
 
GoGlobal Volunteer Opportunity in Ukraine
Ukraine
Jun 02, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018
 
Another YESS volunteer opportunity
various locations
Jun 28, 2018 – Jul 22, 2018
 
Rotating Wheel Dinner, 2018.
Ellerslie Rugby Park
Jul 03, 2018 6:00 PM
 
Arch Casino
Casino Edmonton Argyll
Jul 04, 2018 9:30 AM –
Jul 05, 2018
 
2018 Rotary Golf & Barbeque
Coyote Crossing Golf Course
Aug 24, 2018 2:00 PM
 
Stories
Rose Marie Basaraba, New York Experience
 
Last Tuesday, one of our long-time members talked about her recent experiences on a trip to New York. She said that she had never dreamed that she would get a chance to sing in Carnegie Hall in New York city. When a local choir that she sings with, the Cosmopolitan Chorus, was invited to perform as part of a concert in Carnegie Hall, she eagerly accepted.
 
An American production company routinely invites choirs from across North America to perform in Carnegie Hall. Her choir, along with two other western Canadian choirs, Chorale Saint-Jean from Edmonton and Nova Borealis from Smithers, BC were also invited, and members from all three choirs performed together at Carnegie Hall on Saturday, 19 May, under the direction of Laurier Fagnan of the Chorale Saint-Jean. The piece they chose to perform was ‘Requiem for the Living’ in Latin.
 
Each choir member was responsible for covering their own expenses. They left Edmonton on the Wednesday prior to the concert, so they would have a few days for everyone to practise together before the concert on Saturday evening, and returned home on Sunday.
She showed a short video taken of the three choirs on the West Jet flight from Edmonton to Toronto, when the stewardess asked them to all sing Oh Canada.
 
 
She had never been to New York before, so she did as much sight seeing as she could handle. They stayed in downtown New York in an old hotel with a very small elevator, so trips up and down for the large group had to be carefully orchestrated. They took the subway to a local church for their daily practices, and she was glad she did not have to navigate underground by herself. She got a chance to walk around in Times Square and in Central Park and also took in a stage show. She found the volume of traffic and crowds of people to be quite disconcerting, especially the noise from all of the emergency vehicles that seemed to appear out of nowhere from time to time.  They got caught in a downpour once and the number of jostling umbrellas on the street was more than she has ever seen.
 
She said that Carnegie Hall is a very large, very old theatre with excellent sound qualities. Their concert went off without a hitch. One disappointment was that they do not allow anyone to take photos or sound recordings in the Hall, so she has no actual proof that she really performed there.  They ended their trip with a late night dinner cruise on the harbour, after their concert. She said that she felt very privileged in that a girl from small town Alberta, who did not understand Latin and could not read music, could somehow get this once in a lifetime chance. In closing, she said that we should always take advantage of the opportunities that life presents, or they will pass us by.
 
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Rotating Wheel Dinner 2018
 

We are celebrating the annual Rotating Wheel Dinner at the Ellerslie Rugby Park on Tuesday, July 3, 2018

President Vince will report on a successful 2017-18 and introduce the team for next year.

Date:  Tuesday, July 3, 2018

Place:  Ellerslie Rugby Park

             11004 Ellerslie Road SW, Edmonton  MAP

            

Time:  6:00 – Cocktails  (Cash Bar)

           7:00 – dinner. Steak Bar-B-Q

Dress:  Professional Dress Casual.

Cost:  $50/ea

​Deadline for registration: June 27rd, 1800 MDT

Registration: on-line   or by cash or cheque to Rose Marie Basaraba / Graham Gilchrist

Eric G. got published...
Congratulations Eric having your pic in the July 2018 Rotary Canada magazine. That must have been quite the sight.
 
Save The Date! Fun Golf, Aug 24
 

The Rotary Club of Edmonton Strathcona Annual Fun Golf Tourney will be held Friday August 24th , 2018, with tee offs starting at 2 PM.

We are changing the format and venue this year. We will play a 4 person Texas Scramble for 9 holes led by golf experienced team captains.

Everyone is welcome to play or ride on the golf carts and putt, or come to the post golf barbecue.

The venue is Coyote Crossing Golf Course in Sherwood Park. We will have more details in the near future. We welcome any golf prizes for the event.

Please RSVP if you are interested in attending.

Cheers/Fore,

Eric

email: egermain@is2.ca

tel: 780-991-0417

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Online registration to come. 

Fees to be determined

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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Eric Solash
June 5, 2001
17 years
 
Jarrod Clayton
June 11, 2002
16 years
 
Dimitri Papanicolas
June 15, 1993
25 years
 
Harald Kuckertz
June 15, 1993
25 years
 
Betty Germain
July 1, 2014
4 years
 
Patrick Gibson
July 1, 2008
10 years
 
Pradeep Dass
July 7, 2015
3 years
 
Carin Jansen van Vuuren
July 15, 2014
4 years
 
Ron Brown
July 15, 2004
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