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Profile of Rotarians Making a Difference

Rotary Club of Kingston-Frontenac

 

Name of award:    Rotarian of the Year
Rotary year for which award was presented:    2016-17
Describe why recipient was selected:
as Director Ways and Means, a new position, dedicated an incredible number of hours searching for a new fundraising event
as publisher of the club's weekly newsletter, improved content significantly with photos and lots of helpful information
found the inaugural major sponsor for Theatre Night, one of the club's biggest annual fundraising events
as co-chair of the Silent Auction Committee for Theatre Night, spearheaded a 21% increase in revenue over the previous year
on behalf of the club, maintained active contact with a former local YEX student 
Year recipient joined club:    2012
Position(s) held in club:
  • Director Ways and Means (2016-17)
  • Director New Generations (previous year)
Any other club(s) recipient joined:    Rotary Club of Cataraqui Kingston
Recipient's occupation now or before (retirement etc.)    Investment Advisor
Family information:    Married
Leisure activities recipient would care to share: Host mother for Rotary Youth Exchange students for 6 consecutive years
 
Recent Updates
D7040 Passport Club
 
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District 7040 has just chartered a new club concept to make it easy for Rotarians who want to make a difference in their community to do so in a way that fits within their time, talent and finances, as well as with their family, work and life commitments — and do so through Rotary. The founding principle of the Rotary Passport Club is to make Rotary fit the lifestyle of its members through an affordable dues structure and flexible, and infrequent, in-person meetings. Instead of attending weekly meetings, members are encouraged to engage in humanitarian service — however that works best for them. Some meetings are online.
In 2016, the District 7040 DG appointed me chair of the Fellowships Committee. Rotary Fellowships give their members the opportunity to have fun, make new friends around the world, and enhance their experience in Rotary.
District 7040 is pleased to announce that the District Governor selection committee has selected Mr. Gerry Lambert (Canton, NY) as incoming governor for 2019-20.
 
The District 7040 Selection Committee was delighted with the high caliber of applicants and grateful for the leadership and commitments of all applicants.
 
District Governor Nabil Oudeh will be making a formal introduction of DGND Gerry at District Training Assembly in Cornwall on April 8, 2017.
 
 
A Message from DG Sue...
Dear Fellow Rotarians,
             This past weekend of September 29-30, Rotarians came together from across the district in “Celebrating our Service” at our annual District Conference 2017. It was such a positive event well-organized by District Conference Chair PDG Bonnie Black. Many Rotarians were involved and collaborated to bring you a program that focused on our service locally and globally.
In addition to a venue that provided a welcoming ambience, and great accommodations it was our pleasure to hear inspiring messages from R.I representative Elizabeth Smith Yeats with her advocacy of the PolioPlus Program, our Keynote Speaker, Rotarian and author Alan Mallory about his trek to conquer Mount Everest with his family, along with panels of district speakers: Joan Hunter of Ottawa South, Terry Forth of Iqaluit, Julie Cugalj and Brittany Hesmer for Rotaract, Youth Exchange Chair Joe Fontes, and PDG Nabil Oudeh and area governors along with myself.
 
 
Million Dollar Dinner
 
The Rotary Foundation Works for Us
YOU Make Our Foundation Successful - WE Can Do More Local & International Projects!
In 2016-2017, our District set out to increase our Annual Fund giving, making a U-Turn from the previous two years of giving.  We set as our goal $170,000 hoping to get within target range of the 2013-2014 giving.  It appears we have come quite close, so for the 2017-2018 Rotary year, we are stretching the goal to $180,000!
 
This month, make sure your club has entered its Foundation goals into Rotary Club Central - with a goal, we can judge how we are doing.  Every member can see the goals when he or she logs into www.rotary.org and clicks on MyRotary.  Need help in entering the goals?  Send an email to District Foundation Chair, PDGBonnie Black - together we are strengthening our Rotary future!
 
 
2017 District Conference Photo Album
 
Upcoming Events
 

The above events represent a partial list. To see all upcoming events entered on the district calendar, including future DG visits, click HERE.