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Upcoming Events
 
Speakers
Janet Handy.
Nov 22, 2017
Kristen French Child Advocacy Centre.
Kent.
Dec 06, 2017
Club Assembly.
Christmas Party.
Dec 13, 2017
Dani's Bistro - St. Paul Street.
NO MEETING.
Dec 27, 2017
NO MEETING.
Virginia Workman.
Jan 10, 2018
Totes for Kids.
Mary Margaret Murphy.
Feb 28, 2018
Linking Niagara.
Deanna Skwarka.
Mar 28, 2018
Communtiy Engagement Specialist - Ronald McDonald House Charities South Central Ontario.
Sarah Casorso.
Apr 11, 2018
Her career as a Hockey player.
 
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
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
 
 
Tickets now available  See any Rotarian for tickets call Linda 905321-0506  Only 1000 printed.  Great odds to win one of 10 prizes.
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.
 
August 9, 2017 - Keynote speaker -
Al Scales & Rotary Medalists
 
At the August 9, 2017  meeting, Member Al Scales, Director of New Generations, was on hand to greet 3 of this year's high school graduates having been selected as Rotary Medalists.
 
Another Paul Harris Recognition Award was received by club member, Dave Wilkinson. Congratualtions Dave for your continued support and dedication.
 
 
Member, Bob Miller was awarded the Avenues of Service Citation for Individual Rotarian. Our club has never given out this most prestigious award and fewer than 100 of this same award has been given at the District level. Congratulations Bob from DG Marlee and all Club Members.
 
The last week of June is award time for our Gary Landry Home Reading Program, in memory of Gary Landry, Vic Kovacevich and E.P. Flegg for participating students from Grades 1 to 4.
The following students received the award for the 'Most Improved Reader' as follows: Sainte-Marguerite-Bourgeoys French School Samuel Tindall and Lola Leahey; Port Weller Penny McCafferty and Josh Winkler; Prince of Wales Lily Van Dyk and Meleak Johnson; Assumption Gabby Potts and Denis Hoti.Our Lady of Fatima Alyssa Steward and Cody Nguen and French Immersion Program Evelyn Fijavz and Camilo Pena.
Our heartfelt thanks to all volunteers, principals and staff.
 
 
         
  
 
 
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Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Immediate past president
Rotary Foundation
Secretary
Director
Director
RICON Promotion
 
Thurs. Nov 2nd - Beth Fleeton and Joy Flegg
Sun. Nov. 26th - Janet Allan and ?
Thurs. Nov. 30th - Gillian Reed and Linda Landry
Fri. Dec. 15th - Sandi and Gary Chard
Thurs. Dec. 28th - Marlene Mader and Ellen Wodchis
Fri. Jan. 12th - Emilio Raimondo And ?
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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