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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, January 28, 2020

                 Editor: Dave Andrews

GUESTS/VISITING ROTARIANS:

Welcome to all of our guests and family members as we toured the Canadian Automotive Museum.

 

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES  

Birthdays: Patti Koski (Jan. 21), Ann Dwyre (Jan. 25), Myles Fisher (Jan. 27)

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS / REMINDERS -  

2020 Reverse Draw, Dinner , Silent Auction Gala tickets are now available from Dave Andrews. Please sell them to your friends and neighbours. Be sure to start collecting Silent Auction Items too. May 7, 2020 is just around the corner. - Let’s Sell , sell, sell !!!!!  Let’s secure lots of Silent Auction items (be sure to send a photo, retail value, donor name address, etc to Dave Andrews so he can create a poster for the evening and also for Facebook and our website. Your donors will appreciate the promo). Please bring the Silent Auction items to Ted Morrison as soon as you get them. 

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.

February 1 – Cobourg Rotary Club – Sportsman’s Dinner $200/ticket – see  

                                       https://www.cobourgrotary.ca/event/sportsmans-night-dinner-and-silent-auction/

February 3 – Delta Bingo (Safety Village)

February 11 will be our Valentine’s Dinner at the Shrimp Cocktail. Please sign up with Janice Coupland as soon as possible.

DUTIES FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY

Front Door : David Penney

Bulletin Editor & Greeter : Dave Andrews

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

 

ROTARY MOMENT

None this week

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GUEST SPEAKER:   

Thank you to Curator Alexander Gates and Board Member Greg Johnston of the Canadian Automotive Museum from the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood for our excellent tour, on Tuesday, January 28, 2020.

The Rotary Club is very pleased to be part of the Oshawa community along with our friends at the Canadian Automotive Museum. Rotary Club President Lennis Trotter presented Alexander Gates, Museum Curator, with a cheque of $500 as a donation to the Museum to help The Canadian Automotive Museum launch a new exhibit for 2020, "Oshawa's Automotive Community", which will highlight the origins, growth, and community impact of Canada’s largest automotive assembly plant.

Thank you very much and we are proud to be associated with the Canadian Automotive Museum

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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