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Upcoming Events
  • Trivia 2018
    Lions Community Centre Merritton
    Feb 10, 2018
    6:30 PM – 11:00 PM
  • social
    Feb 21, 2018
 
Speakers
NPCA Foundation.
Jan 24, 2018
Million Trees Program.
Golf Committee.
Feb 14, 2018
Golf Social Fundraiser.
Mary Margaret Murphy.
Feb 28, 2018
Linking Niagara.
Deanna Skwarka.
Mar 28, 2018
Community Engagement Specialist - Ronald McDonald House Charities South Central Ontario.
Sarah Casorso.
Apr 11, 2018
Her career as a Hockey player.
Yolanda Henry.
May 09, 2018
Tabitha Foundation.
 
Gary Landry Home Reading Program
Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore
 
The old story book saying:  "and they all lived happily ever after" began with a child learning to read.
 
PURPOSE:
To increase literacy in elementary schools through the use of "leveled books" selected by the teachers and by encouraging family involvement at home, together with extra one-on-one attention during school.
 
 
 
 
Club Information

The fun and friendly dinner club!

Service Above Self

2nd and 4th Wednesday of Month at 6:15p.m.
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites St Catharines Conference Centre
327 Ontario Street
St. Catharines, ON  L2R 5L3
Canada
 
Home Page Stories
 
 
CHRISTMAS CHEERS RAFFLE AND LITERACY CHAIRS, Linda Landry and Milica Kovacevich
 
Thanks to all who supported our 'School to Home' Reading Program through the purchase of raffle tickets.
 
This year's winners of the Christmas Cheers Raffle are:
 
Andrew Henkenhaf, Grimsby - $500. gift card to LCBO from Rotary Club St. Catharines-Lakeshore;
Doug Holmes, Vineland Station - 2 room suite, bottle of wine and certificates for Parkway Bowling Lanes & Arcades from Ontario Street Holiday Inn;
Bill Cochrane, Queeston - 1 batch (25 bottles) of 2017 Niagara Pinot Noir plus 1/4 batch of Cabernet Franc Icewine Port from Winemaker's Vintage, Port Dalhousie;
E. Sanclemente, St. Catharines - 4 tickets to Rosanne Cash & John Leventhal from the Ontario Performing Arts Centre;
Gina Wiliams, St. Catharines - Dinner for 8 plus 8 cocktails from the Mansion House;
Alex Heidbuechel, St. Catharines - $300 cash from Professional Cleaning Specialists;
Jean Holbert Leighton, St. Catharines - Merchandise Gift Basket from  member Beth Fleeton, employee of Universal-Orlando;
Phil McInnery, St. Catharines - 8 Niagara Home Tickets plus autographed Team Stick from the Niagara Ice Dogs;
Andrew Henkenhaf, Grimsby - Tour, Taste & Food Experience for 6 with Owner of Lock Street Brewing Co., Port Dalhousie;
Bill Ellison, Niagara-on-the Lake - Dinner for 4 plus Bottle of Wine at Dani's Bistro & VQA Wine Bar
 
 
Fellowship was alive and well at Dani's Bistro in St. Catharines.
 
42 members and spouses enjoyed a fabulous meal in a beautifully decorated dining room.
 
Merry Christmas to all.
 
COMMUNITY SERVICES
The club was happy to have Ms Kendra Welland from RAFT as our guest speaker. She accepted a cheque in the amount of $750. as well as numerous gifts from club members.
 
 
Member Al Scales introduced Janet Handy from the Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre Niagara.
 
Janet has a Masters of Education in Child & Adolescent Psychology. She has worked for 30 years with victims of violence from all walks of life. She worked 14 years as Executive Director in Victim focussed agencies services. She was a member of the Advisory Panel on the Cornwall Public Inquiry. She is a speaker, writer and educator on the topic of Resilience in the face of Trauma.
 
Member Eric Jones thanked the speaker. Janet was happy to receive a donation from our Club as well as polio vaccines in her name.
November 8th
Ken Walsh has worked tirelessly feeding the poorest school children of Uganda through his project entitled Ryan's Bowl. His work in Uganda started with 3 children 13 years ago and has grown to feeding students at 7 elementary schools, 1 nursery school as well as 1 baby home. Ken is the recipient of a Paul Harris Fellow for his humanitarian service.
 
Member Eric Jones thanked the speaker.
Great Turnout today for the joint St. Catharines Club's raising the flag for polio awareness day and the evening light up Niagara Falls
 
 
DG Reg Madison and wife Loretta were on hand with an uplifting talk on Making a Difference (MAD)  Also at the meeting was our first exchange students 30 years ago Nicki from Australia.  She discussed how being an exchange student our club Made a difference in her life. 
 
We are sorry to report one of our active charter member Jon Asplin has passed away. Jon was 2 time president, was one of the driving forces behind and infront of Charles Ansel Park, lobsterfest and ribfest. In Jon's words he was not a knive and forker. He will be truly missed in the Rotary Club of St. Catharines Lakeshore
Guest speaker, Owen Bjorga is an enthusiastic young man with a passion for nature and the outdoors. He was born and raised in Niagara-on-the-Lake and is a former Rotary Exchange Student to Australia.
He spoke to us about his new business venture (spring 2017) called Biophilic World Hiking Tours. After earning his BSc. in Biodiversity and trekking and camping around the world he now organises guided tours solely in the Niagara Region. This includes The Niagara Escarpment, Carolinian Forests, Niagara Wetlands and Shorelines. His tours are geared to all age groups and physical abilities. He is a one stop shop guiding and marketing a variety of tours. He will customize a guided tour to suit your needs. This includes possible winery and brewery stops as well as a prepared lunch to enjoy along the way.
Highlights were images of all the nature found in "our backyard" that included waterfalls, forests, beaches and some of the richest wildlife in Canada.
 
 
 
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Trivia tickets
 
 
 
Newsletter
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AUGUST BULLETIN 2017
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JULY 21 BEACON
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February 2017 Beacon
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December Beacon 2016
Dec 03, 2016
January 2016
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Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Immediate past president
Rotary Foundation
Secretary
Director
Director
 
 
Fri. Jan. 12th - Emilio Raimondo And Bruce Timms
Thurs. Jan. 25th - Bob Birrell and Gillian Reed

Bingo volunteers-please contact Mary to fill in the blanks-two needed for each bingo

Reminder you must come in your blue rotary shirt and black pants

 

 
                                                 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

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