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Lenard Whiting Receives Honourary Paul Harris Fellowship

On May 19 at Gardner House, Lenard Whiting was presented with an Honorary Paul Harris Fellowship by Honorary Rotarian Lucia Melnick and Rotarian Gord LeMaistre of the Rotary Club of Kenora.
" Lenard Whiting, Tenor, and native of Kenora has returned home after forty years of living and performing in Toronto, to share his talent, passion, and experience. Over the course of his distinguished career, he has worked with the Canadian Opera Company and many other opera companies across the country. He has also performed as a concert artist in Europe, USA and Canada., and of course here in Kenora. Lenard's impressive career started here and was in the Festival of the Arts for many years, and was the winner of the Rose Bowl. He is now the Vice President of the Kenora Festival of the Arts.
Lenard was appointed Music Director at St. Alban’s Cathedral and Artist in Residence with the Kenora Catholic District School Board where in collaboration with Artistic Director, Darcy Ura, stage director, Edward Franko and as music director and conductor produced one of the best productions of Joseph and the Technicolor Dreamcoat featuring the incredible talent of the young people here in Kenora.
Lenard and Edward's TrypTych Concert and Opera company will continue to produce many exciting musical events here in Kenora. 
 On behalf of Lucia and the Rotary Club of Kenora , we are pleased to have presented Lenard with an Honorary Paul Harris Fellow, which means that he has a concern about his fellow citizens, and a strong interest in making the community a better place for everyone.
Congratulations Lenard
Rotarian Gary Williams organized  a successful BBQ for the Kenora and Lake of the Woods Community Foundation. Thank you to the many volunteers that came out for a few hours of fun.BBQ ended up raising $1700 for  the Rotary Endowment Fund,

More Items Donated By Kenora Businesses For Rotary On Line Auction

Night At Bob's Burger Bar Featuring North of Springsteen on June 18th... Includes best table in the house for 10 friends, prime rib dinner for 10, Chance to do a song with the band, dancing till closing
3 Different bundles of A & W products including one with 4 Teenburger combos valued at $135.00
Mojo Mavens Creations offers  a dozen specialty cookies and a dozen whoopie pies to be auctioned off
Metal outdoor poster in support of the Ukraine by an unknown artist courtesy of Big Graphic.
Rotarian Fred Wright presents a cheque for $1000 to Heather McMurphy to help sponsor the Kids Zone at Harbour Fest this summer

Grand Council Treaty #3 Supports Rotary Auction

Grand Council Treaty #3 Hand Crafted Moccasins valued at $175.00
Grand Council Treaty#3 Basket Every Child Matters Basket.valued $85.00
 Grand Council Treaty #3 one of several gift baskets to bid on valued at $225.00.
GCT#3 one of several gift baskets to bid on valued at $329.00

Some More  Auction Items You May Find Interesting

Kenora's Famous Julie's Pickles-Try one you cannot stop eating-Priceless
Mens Bulova Precision Watch from Brennan's Jewellers valued at $550.00
Antique Map of Lake of the Woods 1897 version from Big Graphic valued at $150.00.
From the City of Kenora- 2 Hour Birthday Party at the Sportsplex. A birthday party your child will always remember-priceless.

Rotary Supports Chamber of Commerce Home Show 

Kenora Rotary Club was pleased to be part of the 2022 Home Show by manning a table.Chamber & Rotary, all about partnerships
Home Show gave the club a chance to promote projects, sell Lucky Duck tickets, talk about the Rotary Peace Park and have some members of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls tell their story.
This Little Library, part of the Literacy Program was built by Beaver Brae's wood shop. 8 more Little Libraries will be added to locations around Kenora over the next month

More Items For Bidding On

Kal Tire Donates a Tonneau Truck Cover and a Wheel Alignment Values at $780
City of Kenora Operations has some used signage for us to auction off.
Trial 2 Month Membership for Men at the Lake of Woods Fitness and Racquet Club 
Kenora Optometry Services-Costa Polarized Fernandina  Sunglasses valued at $337

Yours To Bid On May 12-18

Keewatin Place -$250 Meat Package.
Minaki Yurt Adventures -Gift Card $100
Brook Lynn Cross-Gelmoment Premium Nail Kit and Gift Card  Valued $218
Pro Auto Glass and Windows  30x 30 Window valued $600
Auction May 12-18
Shopping Spree for $500 at Boreal Life.
30 minute Private Concert by Missy Jacobson
Backyard Begginings
Bottom of the Barrel Cook Book.
WSK Auto Sales-Vehicle Maintenance Package $350

Auction opens May 12  smiley

Nespresso Vertuo coffee machine with an Aeroccino milk frother
Hungry Pug's tasty Cinnamon Buns.
The Supper Fairy Will Cook Take Out Meals.
Ash Rapids Lodge Rib Dinner for Four.Includes Transportation from Kendall Inlet

Some More Auction Items to Bid On

Midnight Loon Studios (sample work by Elizabeth Wires) offers a work shop for beginners or experienced craftsmen
The Canoe Trip original artwork  by Len Mark
Fire Hall Children's Birthday Party. Priceless
CostaMen's Polarized Fantail Sun glasses $281.00

Bid On Me May 12-18

Basic Business Web Site Build Valued @$2000.00 From Acadia Broadcasting/89 The Lake
Timber Garden Coffee Pack
Acadia Broadcasting/89 The Lake Basic Web Design Build
Save on your next Taxes Courtesy of BDO.

GST Auction Item Samples

Artist Vicki McNicholl painting Juliet in Red.
Northern Harbour 2-3 day sailing charter on Lake of the Woods
Central Tech -Clean up/tune/up for computer plus anti virus protection for one year
Harbourfest Committee 2 pairs of Harbourfest tickets for each night.

Bid Me Up. I need a new  home

Houseboat Adventures- 4 day midweek rental of a 44ft houseboat on Lake of the Woods
Docks and Lifts. Powder Coated 5 step Steel Dock ladder
City of Kenora Operations -used Stop Sign
Penner's Jewellers. Bering wrist watch

GST Auction Item Samples. Get ready to bid on these items May 12-18/22

Fernandina Women's Polarized Sunglasses by Costa
Light weight Stihl FSA 45 battery operated grass trimmer .
Premium Gift Pack from MNP.Includes  4 outlet charging station and Yeti cup
Well known Kenora Chef will cook for you.
Rotary Club president Sheelagh Reid presents a $500 cheque to Harvest Kenora's Jake Boutwell. Zoey watches the proceedings. More can be found on Harvest Kenora's Facebook page and www.harvestkenora.ca
The Wine Survivor Evening was a success with 20 plus people enjoying an evening out with the hopes of taking home some extra bottles of wine
!st place went to Linda Nelson(13 bottles)
2nd place Ron Malashewski (8 bottles)
3rd place Jim Retson (4 bottles)
In total organizer Darcia Curtis reported $700 was raised for Rotary
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