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THE PARKWOOD JOURNAL

 

 

OFFICIAL BULLETIN OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF OSHAWA-PARKWOOD

Mailing Address: 96 KING ST. E., OSHAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA L1H 1B6

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO:

ROTARY – People of Action

Rotary is where neighbours, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change.

We're made up of local business, professional, and civic leaders. 

We meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships and through that, we're able to get things done in our community. 

It's up to YOU.............Join leaders in our community

Be sure to share this with all of your friends and associates and ask them to get in touch with our Membership Chair Mike McLaren at 905-576-7878 or our Membership Director Sue MacKinnon at 905-391-1501 or our Club President Linda Porritt at 905-626-6386.

You are invited to our next Rotary meeting. You may wish to become a Rotarian. Dinner is on us. Isn't it time to give back to your community?.

 

2019-2020 ROTARY THEME: “ROTARY CONNECTS THE WORLD”

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT:  Mark Maloney – Rotary Club of Decatur, Alabama, USA

R.I. DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR:         Beth Selby - Rotary Club of Cobourg in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

ASSISTANT DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: John Burns – Rotary Club of Bowmanville in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada

 

THE OBJECT OF ROTARY

is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

FIRST The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

SECOND High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful

occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

THIRD The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

FOURTH The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of

business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

 

Rotary Code of Conduct provides a framework for ethical behaviour that all Rotarians can use, together with The Four-Way Test, in their business and professional activities.

ROTARY CODE OF CONDUCT

As a Rotarian, I will

  1. Exemplify the core value of integrity in all behaviours and activities

  2. Use my vocational experience and talents to serve in Rotary

  3. Conduct all of my personal, business, and professional affairs ethically, encouraging and fostering high ethical standards as an example to others

  4. Be fair in all dealings with others and treat them with the respect due to them as fellow human beings

  5. Promote recognition and respect for all occupations which are useful to society

  6. Offer my vocational talents: to provide opportunities for young people, to work for the relief of the special needs of others, and to improve the quality of life in my community

  7. Honour the trust that Rotary and fellow Rotarians provide and not do anything that will bring disfavour or reflect adversely on Rotary or fellow Rotarians

  8. Not seek from a fellow Rotarian a privilege or advantage not normally accorded others in a business or professional relationship

 

THE ROTARY FOUR-WAY TEST

of things we think, say and do:

  1. Is it the truth

  2. Is it fair to all concerned?

  3. Will it build goodwill and better friendships?

  4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

 

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MINUTES OF MEETING :  Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Editor: Dave Andrews

 

GUESTS/VISITING ROTARIANS:

A special welcome to all of the spouses as we celebrated Valentine’s at The Shrimp Cocktail.

 

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES  

February 12 - Happy Birthday to Bob Koski; February 14 – Happy Birthday to Mike McLaren

 

REMINDERS -  

Charter NightFebruary 19 – Rotaract Club of the University of Toronto Scarborough Campus (UTSC); 5 PM to 8 PM, Scarboro Golf and Country Club, 321 Scarborough Golf Club Rd., Scarborough, ON Canada, M1J 3G1.  Cost $20.00 per person. Light refreshments will be served. Cash Bar. Register on line on to the District 7070 website.

Ted Morrison – Bingo – Saturday, February 22 at the Red Barn 3 PM to 6 PM– It is Ted Morrison’s Team # 1 – if anyone wants to join them, they are most welcome.

Kim Boatman and Sandy McDowell  – The Oshawa Express has a suite for the Oshawa Generals home game at the Tribute Communities Centre on Sunday, March 15 at 6:05 pm. They will be sending around a sign up list very soon. Cost of $25 per person, will help cover the meal and snacks. Thank you, Kim and Sandy.

REMINDER: SAVE THE DATE: Ted also announced that the 2020 date for our Kids Against Hunger was going to be Sunday May 3 at the Jubilee Pavilion in Lakeview Park in Oshawa.

President Lennis – The third annual Rotary District 7070 Curling Bonspiel will be taking place at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club on Sunday March 22 from 9 am to 1 pm. Registration is by team (open soon) – so get your foursome together.  Don’t have a team?  Well, rustle up your fellow Club members.  If you’re keen to curl and can’t find a team, send PDG Neil Phillips your position and he’ll see if he can hook you up. Lunch is included – served between first and second draw (11:30 ish) let us know if a vegetarian or special meal is needed. And of course…there may be some prizes for the top team(s)! Cost is $50 per person, registered as $200 per team. Be sure to register your team on the District 7070 website on the March 22 Calendar of Upcoming Events. For more details Neil can be reached at nphillips@dgn-marketing.com .

President Lennis – On March 23, 2020, the Rotary Club of Oshawa  - Speaker - Vice President of Corporate and Environmental Affairs of General Motors Canada Company, David Patterson, talking about the future of General Motors in Oshawa.  If you would like to attend, please contact Oshawa Rotary Club President Jay Cannings at jaycannings@gmail.com .

President Lennis – The President and Members of the Rotary Club of Belleville cordially invite you to attend our 100th Anniversary Celebration on April 1, 2020 at the Ramada Inn. Guest Speaker:  Jeffry Cadorette, Rotary International Director. Attire: Business or black tie optional. TICKETS $100 each  includes 3-Course Dinner and Wine RSVP by Friday, February 28th, 2020 via www.rotary-belleville.org or Tracy Bray at info@drtracybray.ca .

President Lennis – The Rotary Club of Oshawa is celebrating their 100th Anniversary with a big event on April 3, 2020 at the Jubilee Pavilion. Cocktails at 6 pm and Dinner at 7 pm. Keynote speaker will be the Hon. Ed Broadbent. Tickets are $100 each and are NOW available. If you would like to attend, please contact Oshawa Rotary Club President Jay Cannings at jaycannings@gmail.com . Tickets are going fast and they want to finalize numbers by March 6. Please register today.

REMINDER: SAVE THE DATE: Ted also announced that the 2020 date for our Kids Against Hunger was going to be Sunday May 3 at the Jubilee pavilion in Lakeview Park in Oshawa.

Dave Andrews and Ted Morrison – The 2020 Reverse Draw, Dinner and Silent Auction is fast approaching on May 7, 2020, from 6 to 10 pm at The Oshawa Golf and Curling Club. Tickets are $150 each and are available NOW from Dave Andrews. Fabulous meal, last ticket out wins $3,000.00 , every 20th ticket wins $100 and more door prizes too. On the back of each ticket this year, is your choice of entrée: beef, chicken or vegetarian. Please check off the choice on the back of the ticket when you sell. Please start getting those Silent Auction items in to Ted Morrison. Value to be $100 + if possible. Please give a photo and description and retail value to Dave Andrews so he can put them on to our website and social media pages and get the poster printed up too for the Auction. The donator will get the name of their establishment well noted on our media sites, and in our program. We have given to each member, the sample “ask” letters for ticket sales , sponsorship opportunities, and silent auction donation requests.

David Penney – Rotary and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are renewing their longstanding partnership to end polio, announcing a joint commitment of up to $450 million to support the global polio eradication effort. Rotary is committed to raising $50 million per year over the next three years, with every dollar to be matched with two additional dollars from the Gates Foundation. This expanded agreement will translate into up to $450 million for polio eradication activities. NOW is the time for all of our Rotary Club members to make a donation. Thank you.

DUTIES FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

Front Door : David Penney

Bulletin Editor & Greeter : Dave Andrews

 

DUTIES FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH

Front Door : David Mankiewicz

Bulletin Editor & Greeter : Sue MacKinnon

(Editor’s note: If you cannot attend, please find a replacement)

 

Valentine’s Dinner at The Shrimp Cocktail: February 11, 2020:

Thank you to Janice Coupland for arranging our Dinner at the Shrimp Cocktail.

Lots of fun with our Rotary friends.

Meeting Adjourned

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT, MAKE UP: Go online at www.rotary.org go to the club locator and find a club or clubs near your destination. Or you can add the free App Rotary Club Locator to your phone for instant look up of any club in the world. Please mail or fax your make-ups to Secretary Robbie Larocque, or give your make-up card to the attendance/registration officer at the next club meeting.

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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Allan Finnigan
May 20
 
David Mankiewicz
May 23
 
Spouse Birthdays
Andrew Schagen
May 12
 
Allan Finnigan
May 20
 
Anniversaries
Robert Koski
Patti Koski
May 14
 
Timothy Dwyre
Ann Dwyre
May 18
 
John Kellam
Willie Kellam
May 20
 
Speakers
Jun 09, 2020 7:00 PM
Back Door Mission For The Relief Of Poverty
Jun 16, 2020 7:00 PM
Durham Steelhawks - Sledge Hockey
Jun 30, 2020 7:00 PM
Spouses invited
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Upcoming Events
Bingo at the Red Barn - Team 5 - Robbie -CANCELLED
Red Barn
May 30, 2020
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
Board of Directors ZOOM Meeting
Oshawa Golf Club
Jun 03, 2020
6:30 PM – 7:15 PM
 
Bingo at the Red Barn - Team 2 - Hilda - CANCELLED
Red Barn
Jun 13, 2020
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
Bingo at the Red Barn - Team 2 - Hilda - CANCELLED
Red Barn
Jun 27, 2020
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM
 
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Executives & Directors
President
 
Vice President
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Director - International Service
 
Director - Rotary Foundation
 
Director - Membership
 
Director - Club Administration
 
Director - Community, Vocational,Youth Service
 
Director - Sergeant-at-Arms
 
Past President
 
Director - Public Relations
 
Executive Secretary
 
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