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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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Page 2 - July 16, 2019

MINUTES OF MEETING : July 16 2019

Editor – Past District Governor Ted Morrison

 

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:                          Past District Governor Ted Morrison

                                   

O Canada:                     Peter Dueck

Toast To The Queen:    Charter President & Honorary Member Terry Giles                                                                    

 

GUESTS/VISITING ROTARIANS:

Please welcome Jackie Schagen

 

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES  

Happy Birthday to Linda Porritt on July 16 .

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS    

Past President Dave Andrews : Dave announced that the “Big Game 54 “ lottery tickets are in. The price is the same as last year- 5 tickets for $20. The prizes remain the same. First prize has 2 tickets to the Big Game 54 in Miami, PLUS 4 night accommodation in Miami PLUS $1,000 US. The second prize is $1,000US, the third prize is $500 US, the fourth prize is $300 US, and the fifth prize is $200 US. All tickets must be sold by mid November. NO EXCEPTIONS. Get your tickets from Dave.

Devon Biddle - Our club Treasurer ANNOUNCED THAT THE INVOICE FOR OUR ANNUAL DUES WILL BE OUT SHORTLY. The dues will remain the same as last year at $210. Annually. Please pay your dues promptly when you get your invoice.

REMINDER: The Eastern Rotary Clubs in District 7070 are having their annual Interclub BBQ - August 19  in Brighton at Proctor Park, 96 Young Street, Brighton, ON  K0K 1H0  from 5 to 8 PM

REMINDER - Sandy McDowell – Kids Safety Village Bingo - volunteers requested for training session July 30 - 5:30pm (at the Delta Bingo  - Pickering) - Lennis , Robbie, Ted Sue and Devon are going

 

DUTY ROSTER: 

July 23     Front Desk Kris Sachdeva               Bulletin Editor and  Greeter Sandy McDowell

July 30     Front Desk Dave Andrews               Bulletin Editor and  Greeter Tim Dwyre

Aug  6      Front Desk  Hilda Finnigan               Bulletin Editor and  Greeter  Dave Andrews

Aug 13     Front Desk  David Penney                Bulletin Editor and  Greeter  Dave Andrews

Aug 20     Front Desk  Kim Boatman                Bulletin Editor and  Greeter  Hilda Finnigan

Aug 27     Front Desk  Sandy McDowell           Bulletin Editor and  Greeter  Bob Stewart

(Editor’s note: If you cannot be available for these duties, please find a replacement)

 

SARGEANT AT ARMS REPORT: Tim Dwyre

ACE OF SPADES  DRAW:

Winner: Dave Andrews who drew the 6 of Hearts and won a tube of tooth paste, compliments of Dr. Larry Hurren.

The deck gets smaller and the pot get bigger.

                

HAPPY TOONIES:

Lennis was happy for his trip with the family to Grand Bend.

Ted was happy to play Santa at the Willmot Creek lawn bowling green. A good time was had by all.

Devon enjoyed entertaining his 4-year-old grandson at Lakeview Park

David Andrews Attended Whitby Sunrises RIBFEST he commented on how organized it was and it had 100 vendors.

Terry was happy to entertain his 2-year-old grandson -the only other male in his family.

Sue was happy to make up from last week

David Penney returned his 2-year perfect attendance pin because he had a 3-year pin at home from when he belonged to  Bowmanville club. Does this mean he should have a five year pin?

 

ROTARY MOMENT

PDG Ted Morrison outlined a campaign the District is having to honour and pay thanks to PDG Bill Patchett . Bill raised our level of giving to the Rotary Foundation and to polio eradication. He was responsible for raising our District to the number 1 District in Canada and in the top three in Canada for giving to the Foundation. This gives our District more funds with which we can give clubs as GRANTS to do projects.  

In this campaign Rotarians are asked to give what they normally give to TRF and Polio and then” GIVE A LITTLE BIT MORE FOR BILL” Also this  is the year to become a major donor or Arch Klumph society or a Paul Harris Society member. Clubs are asked to consider giving a donation from their club Foundation and to consider having an even where the proceeds go to the TRF. Bill Patchett deserves this tribute we should all get behind this campaign.

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Page 3 - July 16, 2019

GUEST SPEAKER

Name of Speaker: President Lennis Trotter

President  Lennis gave his inaugural address to the club in which he outlined the four main Action Items from Rotary’s Strategic

Plan._

1.increase the IMPACT of Rotary

2.Expand Rotary’s REACH.

3. Enhance participant’s ENGAGEMENT.

4.Increase Rotary’s ABILITY TO ADAPT.

 

Lennis the outlined what each Director plans to do this year.

 

CLUB SERVICE- Sandra McDowell. 

She put out a call for members to bring in interesting speakers for our club meetings. She promises to keep up the social activities of the club like the summer BBQ and other social activities and perhaps a few surprises Continue with our Red Barn Bingo and add a Pickering Bingo proceeds to the Kids Safety Village..

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE-Janice Coupland..

Her plans include reaching out to the Oshawa community for ideas on how we best can help where the need is greatest. They would like to do a project that focuses on the homeless. Continue with some of the same projects we have done in The last couple of years like the Krinkle project and Sharon’s Kids

 

YOUTH SERVICE- Kim Boatman

Kim intends to select a student for RYLA and reinvigorate Rotaract, and Interact

 

INTERNATIONAL Service- Kris Sachdeva

Kris wants to continue our efforts with Steve Routledge in Laos, take part in Kids Against Hunger and perhaps have another grant for a project in India.

 

Rotary Foundation -David Penney.

Continue to support the Rotary Foundation by increasing our participation in our District’s Foundation Walk. We have set our club goal for contributions at $3200US and $1500 US for polio. We will continue to provide leadership by organizing and hosting world polio day at Durham College on October 24

 

MEMBERSHIP- Stanley Igboanugo_

The plan is to make our club more diversified through our membership. He hopes to produce flyers to promote joining Rotary. Bring a friend meeting.

 

PUBLIC RELATIONS- Hilda Finnigan

Her plan includes activities that would satisfy the criteria to achieve the Rotary Citation. She will continue to work with the Oshawa Express to include articles that showcase our club and members as People of Action. Using the guidelines from RI her committee will examine all ways to promote Rotary and our club. She suggested that joint meetings of some committees may be necessary.

Remember there is still time to join one of these committees. Simply talk to the Director of the committee

 

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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Speakers
Oct 22, 2019
See You All at " World Polio Day in Durham Region" on Oct 24 at Durham College
Oct 29, 2019
Nov 05, 2019
Rotary Foundation Month
Nov 12, 2019
Update to our Club on Fire Services in Oshawa
Nov 19, 2019
CLUB ASSEMBLY / ANNUAL MEETING OF THE CLUB & OUR CLUB FOUNDATION
Nov 26, 2019
Rotary Foundation Month
Dec 03, 2019
Holiday Party - Spouses Invited
Dec 10, 2019
Holiday Party - Spouses Invited
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Upcoming Events
2019 ROTARY CAKES & HAMS FOR THE HOLIDAYS - ORDER TODAY
Oct 12, 2019 11:00 AM –
Nov 10, 2019 4:00 PM
 
Oshawa Media Debate 2019 on Rogers TV Durham
Oct 12, 2019 7:00 PM –
Oct 18, 2019 9:00 AM
 
Kids Safety Village Board and Committee Meeting
Kids Safety Village
Oct 16, 2019
7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
 
Set up for Halloween at the Kids Safety Village
Kids Safety Village
Oct 18, 2019
9:00 AM – 2:00 PM
 
END POLIO NOW Flag Raising at Region of Durham
Region of Durham Headquarters
Oct 21, 2019
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM
 
END POLIO NOW Flag Raising at Oshawa City Hall
Oshawa City Hall
Oct 22, 2019
12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
 
World Polio Day 2019 in Durham Region
Durham College
Oct 24, 2019
5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
Halloween Haunt at the Kids Safety Village
Kids Safety Village
Oct 25, 2019 5:00 PM –
Oct 26, 2019 9:00 PM
 
Rotary District 7070 Conference
J W Mariott Rosseau Resort and Spa
Oct 25, 2019 5:00 PM –
Oct 27, 2019 2:00 PM
 
Bingo at the Red Barn - Team Janice
Red Barn
Oct 26, 2019
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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