The Rotary Club of
Edmonton Strathcona
 
Chartered 1974
e-Strathconian 
April 27, 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
YESS Volunteer Opportunity
Caesars BINGO, West Edmonton Mall
Apr 01, 2018 – Nov 25, 2018
 
Welcome to Wonderland: YESS Gala for Youth
Shaw Conference Centre
Apr 27, 2018
 
Scotch Taste
May 16, 2018
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM
 
Casino, Rotary Club of Edmonton Strathcona, 2018
Casino Edmonton - Argyll
May 23, 2018 9:00 AM –
May 24, 2018 3:30 AM
 
Visit to the Zoo
Edmonton Valley Zoo
May 29, 2018 12:00 PM
 
Planting Trees with Roots for Trees
TBD
May 31, 2018
5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
 
GoGlobal Volunteer Opportunity in Ukraine
Ukraine
Jun 02, 2018 – Aug 12, 2018
 
Arch Casino
Casino Edmonton Argyll
Jul 04, 2018 9:30 AM –
Jul 05, 2018
 
Stories
Ellen Weber, Igniting Change
This past Tuesday was new members day and as part of our initiative to try to bring younger members into Rotary, Ellen Weber facilitated a special brainstorming session on leading Rotary with the brain in mind. The workshop was designed to help us come up with some suggestions for new Rotary projects that would inspire others and help ignite change.  As Ellen said, we often assume that millennials and boomers do not have anything in common. Rotary has a reputation for tackling serious problems and maybe it is time to talk together about some of the newer problems now facing the world.
 
The group divided into six tables of about eight participants each. Each table had some older Rotarians and some younger guests. Each table was then given some time to come up with suggestions for a problem to approach. Then each table discussed various ways that Rotary could approach their particular problem. Finally, each table was asked to use a quiz devised to help each of us discover our areas of interest and strength, based on the eight intelligences of verbal-linguistic, visual-spatial, logical-mathematical, musical, intrapersonal, bodily-kinaesthetic, interpersonal, and naturalistic.  We were then to decide how each of us could use our individual strengths to support our project.
 
Each table then presented their project to the group as a whole. The suggested projects were wide ranging, from helping young people dealing with mental illness, to improving accessibility of our rotary meetings for younger students or working people, to addressing isolation and loneliness in seniors, to empowering women to be able to make their own decisions by working for abolition of the dower act, to finding ways to improve retirement incomes for the elderly, and finally to encourage interest in science, technology, engineering and math in aboriginal youth. As part of this whole project we all learned that millennials and boomers do have a lot in common, in their desire to make the world a better place.  Through this workshop, we came up with a lot of ideas for projects which can now be used as a basis for further discussion and translation into action.
Calling all Scotch lovers!
Calling all Scotch lovers! On May 16 Don Henry, Heather de Kok and Eric Solash invite you to join them at Wine and Beyond on Mullen’s Way for a fabulous evening of fellowship and Scotch. The event is $55 and we will sample 6 varieties as well as have some light snacks. Only 18 spots are available so make sure to hurry and buy your tickets.
The deadline to Register is May 12. 
 
Look forward to seeing you there
 
International Volunteer Week 
Happy International Volunteer Week 2018!
 
We would like to send our most sincere thanks and gratitude to our volunteers who have lent their time, talents, voice and support to Youth Empowerment and Support Services over this last year. 
 
In celebration of the International Volunteer Week, from time to time, we come across interesting opportunities and we would like to pass this one on to you for your consideration.   
 
We have a new association with GoAsAGroup.com, they provide discounted pricing on a wide range of local: Events, Attractions, Services and Dining options.
 
GoAsAGroup collaborates with professional sports teams, entertainment venues and local services. Venues like Edmonton Eskimos, Edmonton Prospects, West Edmonton Mall’s attractions, the Alberta Ballet, Roxy Theatre, Citadel and the Mayfield Dinner Theatre. They also work with local businesses: Golf Courses, Restaurants, Indoor Children's Facilities, Fitness Studios, Escape Rooms and Beauty services to mention a few. GoAsAGroup has no membership cost. You can also invite your friends and family to join and use the service as well. If you have any related questions, please feel free to contact GoAsAGroup directly: info@goasagroup.com.
 
To join GoAsAGroup select the following link: app.goasagroup.com/yess and create an account. ​Their ​system will send you an email to verify your email and activate the account. To complete this step, simply click on the link in that email and then login.
 
We hope you enjoy this service and again Thank You for all that you do!
 
Kind regards,
YESS
Visit the Zoo on May 29th
 

Our regular noon meeting at the German Club will convene at the Edmonton Valley Zoo. MAP  Details are as follows:

Visit to the Zoo  - Tuesday May 29, 2018; 12 noon
 
Join us in the Otter Room for a Greek lunch and presentation by the Zoo to be followed by a tour if you wish.

Cost is $25.00 and cash or checks can be given to Audrey by May 8.
 
Please register HERE.
 
 
Audrey Martyn
Strathcona Rotary
Programs/Speakers

 

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
 
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.
 
 
 
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