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Speakers
Kent.
Apr 25, 2018
Club Assembly and Paul Harris Fellow Night.
Yolanda Henry.
May 09, 2018
Tabitha Foundation.
 
Upcoming Events
 
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
RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES
Deanna Kulczycky, Community Engagement Specialist, presented the benefits and impact of keeping families close while a child receives hospital care. The House is a non-profit receiving 19% of its funding through the Ronald McDonald Charity. The balance comes from support from the community.
 
Member Eric Jones thanked the speaker with a cheque in hand and a donation to Polio +
 
Our recent speaker from Pharmasave.  Now you can get DNA test to see which medications work for you was the topic at our recent rotary meeting.
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
 
 
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.
 
 
         
  
 
 
 
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Immediate past president
Rotary Foundation
Secretary
Director
Director
RI Convention Promotion Chair
 
Sunday - April 15th - Janet Allan and Mary Howard
Thurs. Apr. 19th - Ellen Wodchis and Joy Flegg
Thurs. Apr. 26th - Ellen Wodchis and???(need volunteer)
Sun. May 13th - Sandi and Gary Chard
Thurs. May 17th - Ellen Wodchis and??? (need volunteer
Thurs. May 24th - Clarice West-Hobbs and??? (need volunteer)
Sundays are 9:30 to 11:30 pm
Thursdays are 5:30 to 7:30pm. 

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

 

 
                                                 
 
 
 
 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 
Free Reading Program
 
 
           
 
 
Links
District 7090
District Conference 2017 Sign up