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Stony Plain

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 7:00 a.m.
Currently at the Family Connection Centre and via ZOOM
5600-50 Street
Mailing address: Box 2208
Stony Plain, AB T7Z1T7
Canada
The first and third Wednesday: meeting at the Family Connection Centre and via zoom. Speakers: May 1/24: Kody Kisiloski from the TLC and May 15/24 is our General Assembly Business Meeting. Welcome! HOLD THE DATE: CHANGEOVER MEETING June 19/24
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One of the world’s most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is The Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor (who later served as RI president) when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy.

This 24-word test for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The Four-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. 

Home Page Stories
With June 30 marking the end of the 2017-18 Rotary Year a new executive took the reins and end of year awards were handed out.  Incoming President Wally Ross has been given the Rotary slogan "Be the Inspiration" to help guide his year.  Exciting times ahead for Rotary!
 
Excellence in Community Service Award presented to Dwight Ganske
 
Integrity Award presented to Gerry & Helga Levasseur
 
Rotarian of the Year presented to Jason Svenningsen
 
Rookie of the Year present to Allison Stewart
Charter member, William (Bill) Garfield Forbes passed away Thursday, November 15, 2018 at the age of 91.  He was celebrated at the Stony Plain United Church on Saturday, November 24th.  Rest in Peace Bill, you will missed and remembered.
Our Growing Club!
We have already had 3 new members join in 2018!  Shona Holzer, John McCaffray & Harold Pawlechko.
Rotary Christmas with Santa this morning. Thank you for all the Rotarians who brought their kids and their grand kids to see Santa and get a little gift. Great turnout!
Thank you to Amy Quintal and Alison Ainsworth from the Cohesive Community Foundation for attending our meeting this morning and sharing their passion for creating a more inclusive environment for families who have kids with special challenges. The programs and support that they provide means the world to a lot of people. You both deserve recognition for your tireless efforts and you truly personify Rotary's moto "Service Above Self". Oh ... and we suspect that you're pretty great moms too! 
We received picture and hand colored note from the students at Forest Green School, thanking us for our donation to the playground project.  We contributed $2000 and it looks like it turned out great!
 
 
 
 
Follow Damon on his one year Rotary exchange in Italy.  He is writing about his adventures on his blog which you can find here:
damonryeitalyblog.wordpress.com/2017/07/18/first-blog-post/ 
A big thank you to Barb Furler and Veronica Kong from CAMTA (Canadian Association of Medical Teams Abroad) for coming to talk to our Club this morning. This Edmonton based organization takes a group of volunteer health care professionals to Ecuador to perform life changing medical procedures on the poorest of the poor. They really do change lives! I encourage you to read more about their mission and donate if you can. Each mission costs about a half million dollars and relies, in part, on fundraising and donations. https://camta.com/
A highlight of hosting an exchange student is getting the chance to hear about their home country and to exchange club flags.  At the October 25, 2017 meeting, Isabel Meulenberg from the Netherlands shared her story.  Pictured: Club Flag exchange from Isabel to President Guy Belland and Youth Exchange Director Jason Svenningsen.
 
For 2017, the club and guests enjoyed the beautiful new Heritage Park facility and a new Oktoberfest theme for our fundraising event.  This year we focused on fundraising for the Family Connections Centre and the garden bed project.  We were sold out and attendees enjoyed an excellent meal by Premium Catering and were lured into raising their bids by auctioneer Victor Moroz. As always a very big thank you to our sponsors, donors of live and silent auction items and the volunteers who made the event a success.
 
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Healthier lives ahead for South Pacific children

Rotary’s Give Every Child a Future program vaccinates 100,000 young people

At convention find breakouts tailored to you

Take away bold ideas about how to improve your club experience, your community, and the world from breakout sessions at the Rotary convention in Singapore.

A labor of love

Supported by a Rotary Programs of Scale award, an initiative in Nigeria seeks to remedy the country’s high instances of maternal death

Heat is on for urban planners

As temperatures rise, cities transform heat islands with tree cover, “cool pavement,” and other adaptations.

Food of the future

Breadfruit, a starchy fruit long a staple in the tropics, is attracting new interest globally as farmers and scientists search for crops that are hardier while still nutrient dense.