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Page 1 - 2018-19

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?.

 

2018-2019 ROTARY THEME: “ROTARY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE”

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT: Barry Rassin – Rotary Club of East Nassau, New Providence, Bahamas

R.I. DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Mary Lou Harrison - Rotary Club of Toronto-Sunrise in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ASSISTANT DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Roger Tessier – Rotary Club of Cobourg in Cobourg, 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 July 17, 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.

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President Linda Porritt greeted Rotarians, spouses, guests and even some prospective members on the patio at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club for our night of fun, BBQ and Golf Rotary Style.

GUESTS/VISITING ROTARIANS: A warm Rotary to Welcome to Liam Thompson (Sonya's son); Rhonda Stewart, Patti Koski, Al Finnigan, Sharron Morrison, Rhonda Gorham and Tammy Dean

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES: We all sang Happy Birthday Cha Cha Cha to our President Linda Porritt on the patio at the Golf Club

 

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

REMINDERS:

Bingo Chair Sandy McDowell – Bingo Report from our first week at Bingo – our profit will be approximately $500 for the night. Our float balanced at the end of the night. Lots of helpful tips learned from night One: have dinner before you get there. Be there at 4:30 pm – there is lots to do and we start selling at 5:30 pm. Team Captains – you may want to add two more people to your team, certainly, for the first few weeks your team is on duty. The Bingo goodie bag will go from Captain to captain – it is filled with the float, calculators, pens, aprons (A big thank you to Sue MacKinnon who made the aprons). Rotate the jobs on your team so that everyone can do each job. There is lots to do to clean up at the end of our session and it must be done accurately and quickly . Need at least three team member on the floor then. The customers will be lined up for the next bingo session. If you have any tips that you see during your night, please tell Sandy and she will pass them on to everyone.

Treasurer Devon Biddle announced that our annual club dues invoice will be sent to us by email. $210 for the year (may be paid now or one half now and one half Jan 1, 2019). On the invoice , there will be a voluntary contribution of $100 for the Rotary Foundation Annual Programs Fund and $20 for Polio Eradication, if you so desire to pay and Devon will ensure that you get credit towards your next Paul Harris Fellow Award. Spouses may pay $165 annual dues for their membership, as long as one spouse pays the $210.

President Linda announced that the Rotary Club of Brighton is having their annual Corn Roast and Karaoke Night, on Aug 20 at 5 pm, at the Comunity Hall, 75 Elizabeth Street in Brighton. Cost is $10 with a cash bar. See President Linda if you are going to attend so that you can register.

Vice-President Lennis Trotter announced the next Kids Safety Village meeting will be Monday August 13 at 5:30 at the Village

Dave Andrews reminded the Public Image Committee that they will have a meeting at 5 pm on July 24 at the Oshawa Golf Club.

SERGEANT AT ARMS REPORT: None tonight

ACE OF SPADES DRAW: None tonight

DUTY ROSTER: FOR July and August

July 24 Front Desk  Tim Dwyre         Bulletin Editor/Greeter David Andrews

July 31 Front Desk Sonya / Jan        Bulletin Editor/Greeter David Andrews

Aug 7 Front Desk Sonya / Jan          Bulletin Editor/Greeter David Andrews

Aug 14 Front Desk Sue MacKinnon  Bulletin Editor/Greeter David Andrews

Aug 21 Front Desk Mike McLaren     Bulletin Editor/Greeter David Andrews

Aug 28 Front Desk Hilda Finnigan     Bulletin Editor/Greeter David Andrews

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

HAPPY TOONIES: None tonight.

 

 

ROTARY MOMENT - none this evening

 

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GUEST SPEAKER :

Mike deCourcy, the Associate Golf Professional at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club, is a Class A professional and member of the PGA of Canada with over ten years of experience. During that time, Mike has worked at the Scarboro Golf and C.C. as an Associate and the Markham Golf Dome as a teaching professional. Prior to joining the PGA of Canada, Mike played three years at Western University, where he was named team captain in his senior year capping it off by winning the OUA Individual title in 2004 and first-team All-Star honours.

After graduating, Mike played six successful years on various professional mini- tours in the United States and Canada.

Mike is also a graduate of the College of Sports Media and for the past three years, he has been the Golf Editor at the Score Inc., covering the PGA, LPGA, and European Tours.

He was a guest golf analyst on TSN radio, FNTSY Sports Network, Sirius XM Radio, and has interviewed PGA Tour winner Mackenzie Hughes on a number of occasions, and European Tour CEO Keith Pelley.

Mike can be contacted at mdecoury@oshawagolf.com.

Photos of our night for Fun, BBQ and Golf - Rotary Style can be found on our Club Website in the Photo Album and also on our Club's facebook page. Be sure to take a look.

Here are a few:

 

Thank you to Mike deCourcy,  the Associate Golf Professional at the Oshawa Golf and Curling Club for providing our Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood Golf Members a tremendous putting lesson for everyone... one-on-one. And what a nice BBQ too. Thank you, Tracy and Holly.

 

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT, MAKE UP : Go online at www.rotary.org go to the Rotary 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
Dec 11, 2018 6:00 PM
NO MEETING AT THE OSHAWA GOLF CLUB
Dec 18, 2018 6:00 PM
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Dec 25, 2018
NO MEETING AT THE OSHAWA GOLF CLUB
Jan 08, 2019 6:00 PM
World of Difference Program
Jan 15, 2019 6:00 PM
Fearless Leadership
Jan 29, 2019 6:00 PM
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Upcoming Events
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 3 - Robbie
Red Barn
Dec 15, 2018
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
 
Concert for Feed The Need in Durham Region
Dec 16, 2018
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
 
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 1 - Ted
Red Barn
Jan 05, 2019
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
 
Rotary Club Board of Directors Meeting
Jan 08, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
 
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 2 - Sue
Red Barn
Jan 12, 2019
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
 
BINGO AT THE RED BARN - TEAM # 3 - Robbie
Red Barn
Feb 02, 2019
5:00 PM – 10:00 PM
 
Rotary Club Board of Directors Meeting
Feb 05, 2019
5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
 
Executives & Directors
President
 
Vice President
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Director - International Service
 
Director - Rotary Foundation
 
Director - Membership
 
Director - Club Administration
 
Director - Community, Vocational,Youth Service
 
Sargeant At Arms
 
Past President
 
Director - Public Relations
 
Executive Secretary
 
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