Guest speaker - Sheila Rees  

Regional Director "Make-A-Wish"


Our club secretary, Kathy Verduyn, presented Sheila Rees, the regional director for the Toronto and Central Ontario Chapter of "Make-A-Wish" with a certificate of appreciation for being our guest speaker on Thursday, May 7th. Sheila was truly passionate about the organization's mission to bring hope, strength, and joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions through the granting of magical, life-transforming wishes. Her presentation was informative, inspiring, insightful and laid the groundwork for "a one time only" fundraiser in support of Make-A-Wish and its mission from June to September. More details to follow in the weeks ahead.
 
In her role with Make-A-Wish, Sheila is driven by the foundation's vision to grant the wish of every eligible child in Canada and advocates that a wish-come-true is not just "a nice to have" but "a must have" for a critically-ill child and their family.25 club members and friends of Rotary who attended this luncheon meeting certainly gained a deeper appreciation of "the power of a wish".

 

Past District Governor, David Ing Inducts Tanveer Kazmi, Our Newest Member.

 
 
 
At this meeting we celebrated the induction of our newest club member, Tanveer Kazmi. the wife of Ali Kazmi. Tanveer is the 4th new member to join our club since January Ist.
She truly understands the meaning of "service above self" and will definitely help "our small club with a huge heart" move forward in continuing to make a difference both in the local and the
global communities which we serve.
 
 
 
50/50 Draw
Danny won the raffle but could not draw the right card. Pot continues to grow
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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