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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

 

2017-2018 ROTARY THEME: “ROTARY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE”

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT: Ian Riseley – Rotary Club of Sandringham, Victoria, Australia

R.I. DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Neil Phillips - Rotary Club of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ASSISTANT DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Beth Selby – Rotary Club of Cobourg in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

What is Rotary ?

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 Director Lennis Trotter at 905-985-0963 or our Club President Ted Morrison at 905-623-3810. 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?.

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.

See: http://video.rotary.org/EgFi/ia17-people-of-action-public-image-campaign-launch-joe-otin/

 

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 behavior 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 behaviors 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. Honor the trust that Rotary and fellow Rotarians provide and not do anything that will bring disfavor 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 : May 15, 2018

ROTARY GRACE

O Lord, The Giver of all good,

We thank Thee for our daily food

May Rotary friends and Rotary ways

Help us to serve Thee all our days.

Grace: Lennis Trotter

O Canada: Peter Dueck

Toast To The Queen : Robert Kipling

GUESTS/VISITING ROTARIANS:

none tonight

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES

Happy Anniversary to Tim and Ann Dwyer on May 18.

Happy Birthday to Al Finnigan on May 20

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pres.Ted: A big thank you to Kim and Robbie for another successful Reverse Draw!

Pres Ted: May 29 is Paul Harris Awards Dinner, spouses are invited, signup as soon as possible.

Pres Ted – reminded us about the JUNE 19 – RCMP Musical Ride – Two shows - 12:30 and 5:15 pm at Wiindreach Farm, 312 Townline Rd, Ashburn. Tickets . Tickets - $25 per adult, $15 per child . Arrive 1 hour prior to show time to ensure seating and parking . Visit windreachfarm.org for tickets, more information, and directions. Many Rotary Clubs in our district, including ours, has made donations to Windreach Farm, over the years. This is our chance to give back.

Sue MacKinnon: If you volunteer at the Kids' Safety Village in any capacity, a police check is now required. Please fill in attached form and return to Sue MacKinnon. Your SIN is not required.

Devon Biddle: talked about the Home Hospitality Night at Parkwood Estate on June 25. For some people attending the convention, this is the highlight for them, to see people from different countries, and their ethnical showing in their clothing in a home setting. Volunteers are required. Devon has the sign up sheet.

Lennis Trotter: advised there is a meeting at the Village on May 22, at 5:00pm for the Safety Village Committtee.

REMINDER: Lennis Trotter will order "Rotary" clothing (hats, shirts and jackets) , but he needs a minimum number - let him know if you want anything.

Bob Stewart - Rotary Yard Sale - Saturday June 2nd (rain date June 3rd). Bob is accepting items NOW. Note to the Committee: Be at his home by 7:30 am for a 8 am start.

ON DUTY MONTH OF MAY: Front Desk Tim Dwyre Bulletin Editor/Greeter Sue McKinnon

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

 

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ACE OF SPADES DRAW:

Winner: Ted Morrison, drew the 6 of diamonds; conciliation prize, a pen.

HAPPY TOONIES

Sue had a wonderful vacation and happy her daughter is moving to London, England; a little closer to home.

Tim happy, he knew the score of the last hockey game.

Hilda was happy Dr. Kacho won $1,000. In the brief case.

Ted had an amazing Mothers’ Day which included his grandson making a strawberry shortcake.

David Penney did yard work and made several trips to the dump.

Stanley’s meal was delayed. Happy to report he’s only had 1 wife and he is not so happy making trips to New York for graduations for family members that have more than 1 child!

Bob Koski is happy he unloaded his garage to Bobs’.

ROTARY MOMENT

Ted Morrison provided a moment on one of Rotary Foundation's 6 areas of focus: Water and Sanitation. . Although the figures have improved over the last 15 years by 50%, people still do not have access to clean water and girls continue to carry clean water and that prevents education.

Billions of people continue to use contaminated water and 1M people could be saved each year if they washed their hands with clean water, after using the washroom.

Global grants for water and sanitation amounts to 74M….can we do more?

GUEST SPEAKER :

Bob Stewart gave his craft talk. He has been a Rotarian for 35 years. Many years ago, someone was to give their craft talk and was ill, so Bob filled in with some tax tips, but only now is giving his craft talk.

Bob was born in Oshawa; his father originally for the maritimes and his mother from the west. Their love of golf brought them together. Bob grew up in the Taunton/Harmony area, attended Holy Cross School and Paul Dwyer High School. After a stint where a nun caught Bob admiring girls in gym class, MCVI was the school of choice.

Bob loved sports and decided to repeat grade 12 so he could gold in the summer instead of going to summer school. Ditto for grade 13, he loved to play football, and organized hockey games.

Off to University of Guelph, where bridge became a passion. After university Bob worked at the Whitby Jail where he bulked up with some inmates.

One job was at State Farm Insurance. While having lunch with a few at McDonald’s, one girl had special sauce on her face and Bob wasn’t too interested in that girl, so how did he end up marrying her? Who knows but we are glad you did marry Rhonda!

Other positions at a few investment company’s followed and now Nesbitt Burns is home for Bob where he manages approximately 160 families.

Myles Fisher thanked Bob for his very entertaining speech.

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.

Dont forget.....

JUNE 21 - Interact Pre-convention – U of T Hart House -

http://www.interactconvention.org/ Your opportunity to meet Interactors from

around the world. Seize this once-in-a-year opportunity to meet and exchange

ideas with Interactors and Interact supporters from around the world at the 2nd

annual Interact International Convention. This one-day Interact gathering will

happen on Thursday, June 21, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM at Hart House on

the University of Toronto campus.The conference is the perfect opportunity to learn

new skills, improve your club, and trade best practices with your fellow Rotarians.

Cost : $25 to $35.

JUNE 22- World Water Summit 10 – Delta Hotel, 75 Lower Simcoe St, Toronto, ON M5J 3A6 - 8:00 am to 5:00 pm .Register today at www.wasrag.org. The registration fee is $150 US for WASRAG members and $175 US for Non-WASRAGmembers (which includes a 1-year membership to WASRAG)

JUNE 22-23 – Rotaract Pre-convention - Metro Toronto Convention

Centre - http://www.riconvention.org/en/toronto/rotaract-preconvention Join Rotaractors and Rotarians to exchange ideas, listen to engaging speakers, and connect with your global community to create positive change. The Rotaract Preconvention includes two full days of general sessions, workshops, discussions, and networking opportunities for all registrants. The Rotaract Preconvention is open to all Rotaractors and Rotarians interested in Rotaract.

JUNE 22-23 – Rotary Peacebuilding Summit - Metro Toronto ConventionCentre. Cost $150.00. Registration for Rotary members . For details go to: http://www.riconvention.org/en/toronto/rotary-peacebuilding-summit Don’t miss your opportunity to join leaders from around the world at the Rotary Peacebuilding Summit. Together we'll explore how we can create peace in our communities and inspire others to take action. This summit will help you: Understand Rotary’s use of the areas of focus to prevent conflict, Identify conflicts and their root causes in your own communities and worldwide, Develop action steps toward creating peace, including strategies for your community, Connect with others interested in working toward peace. Friday, 22 June, 09:00-18:30 — includes lunch, a coffee break, and a reception. Saturday, 23 June, 08:00-12:30 — includes a coffee break. The summit is open to Rotarians, convention attendees, and local community members interested in working toward peace.

JUNE 23 – Jazz at the Acquarium – R I Convention Host Ticketed Event – 7:00 to 11:00 pm , Cost $120.00 Cdn per person. Register at http://rotary2018.org/events/hoc/1

JUNE 23 – Rock at The Distillery District - R I Convention Host Ticketed Event – 6:00 to 10:00 pm – Cost: $120.00 Cdn per person. Register at http://rotary2018.org/events/hoc/2

JUNE 24 to 27 - Rotary International Convention - Toronto, Ontario, Canada. For details, see: http://www.riconvention.org/en/toronto

JUNE 25 – OUR ROTARY CLUB - ROTARY INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION HOME HOSPITALITY HOSTING IN OSHAWA AT PARKWOOD ESTATE

JUNE 26 - Regular Meeting – tentative – Meeting Cancelled

JUNE 26 – Rotaryfest at the CNE - R I Convention Host Ticketed Event - 4:00 to 10:00 pm, Cost: $90.00 Cdn per person . Register at http://rotary2018.org/events/hoc/3

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Speakers
Oct 16, 2018 6:00 PM
His Annual Update to our Rotary Club
Oct 24, 2018 5:00 PM
World Polio Day - Broadcast Live from Durham College's New Global Classroom
Oct 30, 2018 6:00 PM
Spouses and Freinds Invited
Nov 06, 2018 6:00 PM
Their African Safari - our SPOUSES are Invited
Nov 13, 2018 6:00 PM
Speaker Name to be announced by Ted Morrison
Nov 20, 2018 6:00 PM
Speaker Name to be announced by Ted Morrison
Nov 27, 2018 6:00 PM
Club Assembly; Annual Meetings; Election of Officers
Dec 04, 2018 6:00 PM
Annual Participation House Christmas Party
Dec 11, 2018 6:00 PM
NO MEETING AT THE OSHAWA GOLF CLUB
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Upcoming Events
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 3
Red Barn
Oct 20, 2018
4:30 PM – 10:00 PM
 
RotaryDistrict 7070 Conference - Rotary Reunion
Wellington and District Community Centre
Oct 27, 2018
8:30 AM – 9:30 PM
 
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 4
Red Barn
Nov 03, 2018
4:30 PM – 10:00 PM
 
Board of Directors Meeting
Oshawa Golf and Curling Club
Nov 06, 2018
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
 
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 1
Red Barn
Nov 17, 2018
4:30 PM – 10:00 PM
 
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 2
Red Barn
Dec 01, 2018
4:30 PM – 10:00 PM
 
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