Sgt Bob Koski announced the return to Happy Bucks with emphasis on the “S”. More than one will always be well received
Bob Stewart recommended a method of “bird” control – wife Rhonda “not so sure!”
Kim Boatman feeling “peaceful”
Linda Porritt “happy”
Shawn Kellam ??? (can’t read my writing!)
Past President Hilda Finnigan – happy for new Rotary year and to see Charlene
Janice Coupland – happy and good to have “greeter”
Past President Kris Sachdeva – great weekend
Past President Alan Nason – playing golf on Friday – and he will be keeping score
Past President Mike McLaren – welcoming friends from Norway
Sgt Bob Koski – gardening done and new car
Treasurer Devon Biddle – driving son, David’s care, BMW ( 400 Horsepower) vs white van
President David Andrews– happy to be President third time around and our Greeter position reinstated with Past District Governor Ted Morrison filling the position for the month of July !!members ??three heads
President Dave Andrews said : LETS MEET JOHN GERM and Kalyan Banerjee:
Who are they? The President of Rotary International and The Chair of the Trustees of The Rotary Foundation
Lets meet John Germ from the ROTARY CLUB OF CHATTANOOGA TENNESSEE, USA
John F. Germ is board chair and chief executive officer of Campbell and Associates Inc., consulting engineers. He joined the firm as an engineer in 1965 after four years in the U.S. Air Force. He serves on the boards of several organizations, including the board and executive committee of the Public Education Foundation, Orange Grove Center Inc., and as board chair of Blood Assurance Inc. He also is founder and treasurer of the Chattanooga State Technical Community College Foundation and president of the Tennessee Jaycee Foundation.
He was Tennessee Young Man of the Year in 1970; Engineer of the Year, 1986;
Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year, 1992;
and Tennessee Community Organizations Volunteer of the Year, 2009.
He is a recipient of the Boy Scouts Silver Beaver Award and the Arthritis Foundation Circle of Hope Award.
In 2013, the White House recognized him as a Champion of Change.
Germ joined Rotary in 1976 and has served Rotary as: vice president, director, Foundation trustee and vice chair, aide to the Foundation trustee chair, chair of Rotary’s US$200 Million Challenge, RI Board Executive Committee member, RI president’s aide, Council on Legislation representative and chair, membership zone coordinator, chair of numerous committees, area coordinator, RI training leader, and district governor.
Germ has received RI’s Service Above Self Award and The Rotary Foundation’s Citation for Meritorious Service and Distinguished Service Award. He and his wife, Judy, are Benefactors and members of the Arch Klumph Society of The Rotary Foundation. They have four children and six grandchildren.
I really enjoyed meeting both John and Judy in February at Bill & Delphine Patchett's Dinner. He is truly a motivational speaker with a lot of heart. Just whae we need in the President of Rotary Intenrational.
BE SURE TO CHECK OUT THE INTERVIEW WITH JOHN IN THIS MONTH'S ROTARIAN AND BE SURE TO READ HIS MONTHLY MESSAGE.
Lets Meet Kalyan Banerjee: from the ROTARY CLUB OF VAPI, GUJARAT, INDIA
Kalyan Banerjee is chair of United Phosphorus, Bangladesh, and a director of both United Phosphorus Ltd. and Uniphos Agro Industries Ltd. He has been a member of the American Chemical Society and the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers. He also has been chair of the Gujarat Chapter of Confederation of Indian Industries.
Kalyan Banerjee joined Rotary in 1972 and has served as RI president, director, Foundation trustee, RI Board Executive Committee member, International Assembly group discussion leader, task force chair, and district governor.
He also chaired The Rotary Foundation in India. Banerjee has received The Rotary Foundation’s Distinguished Service Award.
He and his wife, Binota, are Major Donors and members of the Bequest Society of The Rotary Foundation.. Both of these distinguished Rotarians were highlighted in the latest edition of Rotary Magazine.
GUEST SPEAKER :
Pres Dave introduced (no intro necessary) Cherlene Cheung Past President of the Rotaract Club of UOIT – Durham College. Cherlene spoke enthusiastically about her years at UOIT and in particular of her affiliation and support from Oshawa Parkwood.
She especially recognized David and Devon (her Rotary Dad). Cherlene outlined her plans for the future – University of Windsor (Law) this fall, continuing with her rowing (4am every morning), hoping to join Rotary, all in all a very energetic young woman with a promising future.
We are all proud to know and support her.
Past District Governor Ted Morrison presented Cherlene with the District 7070 Presidental Citation for Rotaract UOIT/DC earned under her leadership in 2013/14.
There being nothing more for the good of Rotary, the meeting was adjourned by President Dave.
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.
HERE’S A LIST OF SOME ROTARY CLUBS CLOSE TO YOU.
Please check the club website to make sure their location and time has not changed:
Belleville – Ramada Inn – 11 Bay Ridges at Hwy 2 - 12:00 noon
Oshawa – Jubilee Pavillion Banquet Centre, 55 Lakeview Park Ave, Oshawa – 12:10 pm
Markham-Unionville – Al Dente Ristorante, 39 Main St.N., - 6:30 pm
Port Hope – Knights of Columbus Hall, 1 Elias St., – 6:00 pm
Richmond Hill – Sheraton Parkway Hotel, 600 Hwy 7 East, – 6:00 pm
Trenton – Holiday Inn – 99 Glen Miller Rd. at 401 - 6:00 pm
Whitby – Whitby Central Library, 405 Dundas St W - 7:00 am
Pickering – Bollocks, 736 Kingston Rd, Pickering – 7:00 am
Bowmanville – Trinity Church Hall, 116 Church St. – 7:15 am
Picton – Royal Canadian Legion, 347 Main St., - 12:15 pm
Scarborough Bluffs – Loblaw’s Superstore (upstairs) – 1775 Brimley at Progress – 7:15 am
Scarborough – Scarborough Golf Club – Golf Club Rd. – 12:30
Scarborough Twilight – The Olde Stone Cottage – 3750 Kingston Rd. - 5:30 pm
Whitby-Sunrise – Royal Oak Pub, Whitby Shores, 617 Victoria St W – 7:00 am
Markham Sunrise – Delta Markham Hotel – 50 East Valhala Dr., Hwy 7 east of 404 – 7:00 am
Northumberland Sunrise – Ashbrook Golf Club – 7215 Dale Rd, Port Hope - 7:00 am
North Scarborough – Delta Toronto East – 2035 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough – 12:30 pm
Port Perry – Sunnybrae Golf Club, 1430 King Street, Port Perry, ON , – 6:15 pm
Ajax – (First Thursday of the month) at Public Library, 55 Harwood Ave S., – 12:15 pm
Ajax – rest of the month - McEachnie Family Centre, 20 Church Street North, NorthWest Corner Hwy 2 & Church - 7:30am
Agincourt – 6:30 pm at Rotating locations. Please contact Ron - email@example.com to verify location.
Quinte Sunrise – Bay of Quinte Golf Club, 1830 Old Hwy 2, – 7:00 am
Uxbridge – Jersey’s, 104 Brock St W. – 7:00 am
Toronto – Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St, – 12:15
Cobourg – Best Western Cobourg Motor Inn, 930 Burnham Rd. at Hwy 2 – 12:15
Courtice – White Cliffe Terrace, 1460 Hwy 2 – 7:15 am