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Bulletin for November 23, 2020

***Until further notice, meetings will be online via ZOOM, instructions and password will be sent prior to each meeting. Contact Phyllis at if you would like to join us***

Regular Meeting -  November 23, 2020
Members in attendance Louise, Sandy, Phyllis, Laurie, Sarah, Jonathan, Tom, Madiha, Archie, Claudia, and Saba
Guests - PDG Kathi Dick and Timothy Whitehead

Dress theme for next meeting is Red and Green, come dressed in your best RED/GREEN tops!!

Speaker - Past District Governor Kathi Dick and Timothy Whitehead
PDG Kathi and Timothy presented us with a very detailed and informative session on the District 7080 Peace Committee. Starting with the Rotary Areas of Focus, they went into the Rotary Values, touching on the Rotary Peace Centers, the University of Waterloo Peace Program and Scholarships, and the Rotarian Action Group for Peace.
Peace Builder Clubs are a Rotarian movement creating energy and momentum for peaceful conflict resolution around the world. Clubs can form a Peace Committee with 2 or more members, integrate Peace into a Club Service Project, submit a prospective candidate for Rotary Peace Fellowship or join the Rotarian Action Group for Peace.
Within the next 5 years, District 7080 hopes to become a Peacebuilder District with every club a Peacebuilder club. Thank you 
PDG Kathi and Timothy for your most educational presentation.


Club Speaker Duties
Claudia     December 14
Saba         January 11 and 25
Sandy       February 8 and 22
Madiha      March 8 and 22
Jonathan   April 12 and 26
Archie       May 10 and 31
Tom          June 14 and 28
Please advise Phyllis of your speaker when confirmed

Announcements & Happenings
1) Happy Dates for November - Happy Birthday to Zamal, Doug, Laurie, Alexis and Greg.

2) North Country Meat Sale - Thanks to all members who participated, it was another great success. Thank you Tom for looking after this fundraiser.

3) Rotary Online Auction - With the help from the Oakville Trafalgar Club, the 4 items we put in their online auction netted us $620, certainly something we can look into for next year.
4) Fundscrip Sale - Thanks also to members who participated, especially to Sophie Clements and Louise who gave the club large orders so we can raise some funds. Thank you Louise for arranging all the orders.
5) Salvation Army Kettles - Due to COVID and the closing of the malls, our club donated $1000 and Archie's $200 perfect attendance reward to their Kettle Campaign. Please check our Facebook page for the post.
6) Kenya Project - Madiha presented a project helping school aged girls 9-15 years old in Kenya (please watch Silent Sacrifice and Beads of Bondage on YouTube for more info). We will be collecting books, school supplies and summer clothing to be shipped to Kenya, Madiha will advise the date. Our club will also donate all our remaining dictionaries to them.
7) Christmas Social - We will be celebrating virtually this year at our meeting on December 28. This will be a social complete with ugly sweaters, Christmas tree decorations, games and cocktails. More info to follow.
8) Dixie Cup - The Dixie Cup is based on attendance at our regular meetings. For each quarter, all members who made 100% attendance will have their names in a draw, the successful winner will be able to use $200 from our Fundraising Account towards a Registered Charity of his or her choice. At the end of the year, any member who made the highest percentage will be the winner of the Cup for one year.
Congratulations to Archie for winning the quarter July-September.
Next Meeting - December 14, 2020
Fayza Abdallaoui, Financial Literacy advocate, Founder Next Level Impact Consulting