Edition:  July 06, 2021

Chartered November 22, 2002
Rotarian of the Year (2021-2022):
Mike Lattner

Club Bulletin for week of July 06, 2021
Speaker:  Jill Raycroft
(Habitat for Humanity)

President's Message
Happy New Year Wellington Rotarians!  Yes, in line with the celebrating of Canada Day, the Rotary calendar has rolled over into a new year.  With that brings a new District Governor, Ron Dick, who we will all meet (likely via Zoom) at our August 10th meeting.   It also brings a new Board of Directors for our Club:  John Inwood – Director Policy & Governance; Margo Langford – Director Communications & Public Affairs; Linda Donville – Director Education & Literacy; Yvonne Buys – Treasurer; Lyn McGowan – Secretary; Howard Ziedenberg – Past President; Ken Robertson – President Elect; and myself as your president for the 2021/22 year. 
The motto for this year is “Serve to Change Lives”.   I have been a Rotarian for less than 7 years, and with what I have seen and experienced, I think our Club will continue to have an exemplary impact within our community and beyond.  From the Millenium Trail to Rotary Beach to the Bottle Depot to fundraising for the New County Hospital, our activities improve the sense-of-community and lives of both us that live here, and those that visit.
In closing, I’d like to thank Howard for his leadership of the Club over the past year …and, I look forward the continued success and fellowship of our Club during my tenure.
President Trudy Brown

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Last Week:  Club Forum
Since this was the last meeting that Pres. Howard would preside over, he received many congratulations and thanks for his efforts (for the second time). He continued his agenda with reference to the two potential new members; Christine Dimitris & Peter Campbell, then handed over to Phyo on New Initiatives.
Phyo reminded the Club of the background to the conclusions his committee had arrived at with regard to support for Kate’s Rest and proceeded to share the major recommendations that had arisen and been approved by the Club Board, i.e. 1) collect day-to-day items such as clothing, toiletries etc, donated by members and friends (coordinated by Margo), 2) fund an educational bursary for Ryan Brough to enable him to become even more able to fulfil the role of manager and assist Brian Hart the owner and founder of Kate’s Rest. Lyn & Liz have offered to accompany Phyo when he meets Ryan to implemement this plan, 3) fund the completion of the ‘second’ bathroom in the main house to which end member assistance will be sought to establish the cost of materials and labour, 4) encourage person-to-person contacts with staff and residents including a second group visit, 5) monitor and await granting of charitable status.
Pres. Howard informed the Club that money had neen sent to Peta(?) Hall’s Ghanaian educational textile program. Bill’s immediate bottle needs were addressed. Ken will take over Vaccination Volunteering. On social events, Dave R is looking into a possible Past President gathering in late August or early September. Three members were congratulated for their perfect attendance this year and Rotarian of the Year was awarded to Mike. Howard was recognised for all his work as outgoing president and gifts were given to Howard, his wife Dawn, and Mike.
As outgoing president, Howard gave special thanks to particular members for their exceptional contributions to the Club during his year; Phyo, Margo, Bill M, Mike, Ted, David S, Barry and Dave R. He also paid tribute to the efforts of the Club as a whole during a difficult year. He then handed the gavel (metaphorically) to Trudy our incoming President. Trudy then thanked Howard and announced her Board members for the new Rotary year: John continues with Governance and the Foundation, Margo with Communications and Public Image, Linda takes over Literacy and Education, Lyn continues as Secretary, Yvonne becomes Treasurer, Ken is President Elect and Howard is, of course, immediate Past President. This may be the first time in the Club’s history to have a predominantly female Board.
After recognising Ken’s birthday, anniversaries for Phyo & Trudy and Niden & Amanda, and the 4 Way Test, Howard closed his final meeting as 2020/21 President at 8.20.
Geoffrey Telling

We are inching ever closer to our $400,000 target for the New Hospital Fund


Bottle Depot Volunteers Schedule for This Week

Wednesday July 07, 2021
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.:   John Inwood, Ken Robertson, Paul Denault (FOR), Parker Gallant (FOR), Ted Nash
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Barry Davidson, Reg Lapierre (FOR)
Needed:  1 Cashier, 1 Receiver, 1 Sorter
Saturday July 10, 2021
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.:  
Needed: 1 Cashier, 2 Receivers, 2 Sorters
11 a.m. to 1 p.m.:  
Needed:  1 Cashier, 2 Receivers, 2 Sorters
Jul 06, 2021 7:06 PM
Habitat for Humanity
Jul 13, 2021 3:59 AM
Board Structure, Committees & Other Roles
View entire list

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Birthdays & Anniversaries

 Member Birthdays
Phyo Kyi (July 06)
Colin Fredericks (July 10)
Jacques Michaud (July 10)
 Member Anniversaries

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Rotary Grace

O Lord and giver of all good
We thank thee for our day food
May Rotary friends and Rotary ways
Help us to serve thee all our days.


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Four Way Test

       Of the 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
        4.  Will it be BENEFICIAL to all 

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Rotary Song

R-O-T-A-R-Y, that spells Rotary.
R-O-T-A-R-Y, is known on land and sea.
From north to south, and east to west,
They profit most who serve the best,
R-O-T-A-R-Y, that spells Rotary.
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