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THE PARKWOOD JOURNAL 

OFFICIAL BULLETIN OF THE ROTARY CLUB OF OSHAWA-PARKWOOD

Mailing Address: 96 KING ST. E., OSHAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA L1H 1B6

 

2017-2018 ROTARY THEME: “ROTARY: MAKING A DIFFERENCE”

ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT: Ian Riseley – Rotary Club of Sandringham, Victoria, Australia

R.I. DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Neil Phillips - Rotary Club of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

ASSISTANT DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Beth Selby – Rotary Club of Cobourg in Cobourg, Ontario, Canada

What is Rotary ?

We're made up of local business, professional, and civic leaders. 

We meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships and through that, we're able to get things done in our community. It's up to YOU.............Join leaders in our community

Be sure to share this with all of your friends and associates and ask them to get in touch with our Membership Director Lennis Trotter at 905-985-0963 or our Club President Ted Morrison at 905-623-3810. You are invited to our next Rotary meeting. You may wish to become a Rotarian. Dinner is on us. Isn't it time to give back to your community?.

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO:

ROTARY – People of Action

Rotary is where neighbours, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change.

See: http://video.rotary.org/EgFi/ia17-people-of-action-public-image-campaign-launch-joe-otin/

 

THE OBJECT OF ROTARY

is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

FIRST The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

SECOND High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful

occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

THIRD The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

FOURTH The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of

business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

 

Rotary Code of Conduct provides a framework for ethical behavior that all Rotarians can use, together with The Four-Way Test, in their business and professional activities.

ROTARY CODE OF CONDUCT

As a Rotarian, I will

  1. Exemplify the core value of integrity in all behaviors and activities

  2. Use my vocational experience and talents to serve in Rotary

  3. Conduct all of my personal, business, and professional affairs ethically, encouraging and fostering high ethical standards as an example to others

  4. Be fair in all dealings with others and treat them with the respect due to them as fellow human beings

  5. Promote recognition and respect for all occupations which are useful to society

  6. Offer my vocational talents: to provide opportunities for young people, to work for the relief of the special needs of others, and to improve the quality of life in my community

  7. Honor the trust that Rotary and fellow Rotarians provide and not do anything that will bring disfavor or reflect adversely on Rotary or fellow Rotarians

  8. Not seek from a fellow Rotarian a privilege or advantage not normally accorded others in a business or professional relationship

 

THE ROTARY FOUR-WAY TEST

of things we think, say and do:

  1. Is it the truth

  2. Is it fair to all concerned?

  3. Will it build good will and better friendships?

  4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

 

ROTARY CLUB OF OSHAWA-PARKWOOD OFFICERS & DIRECTORS 2017-2018

President: Ted Morrison

Past President: Dave Andrews

Vice President: Linda Porritt

Treasurer: Devon Biddle

Secretary: Robbie Larocque

Club Administration: Janice Coupland

Community & Vocational Service: Kim Boatman

International Service: Kris Sachdeva

Youth Service: Kim Boatman

Membership: Lennis Trotter

The Rotary Foundation: Ted Morrison

Public Relations: Dave Andrews

Sgt-at-Arms: Bob Koski


ROTARY CLUB OF OSHAWA-PARKWOOD COMMITTEES MEMBERS FOR 2017-2018:

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE: Ted Morrison / Devon Biddle / Dave Andrews / Sue MacKinnon / Hilda Finnigan

CLUB ADMINISTRATION: Hilda Finnigan 9Chair) / Tim Dwyre (Vice Chair) / Dave Andrews / Bob Koski / Robbie Larocque / 

MEMBERSHIP:   Linda Porritt (Chair) / Dave Andrews / David Mankiewicz / Sonya Thompson / Jamie Gorycki / Mike McLaren

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Janice Coupland (Chair) / Sonya Thompson / Sandra McDowell / Sue MacKinnon / Chidinma Igbanugo / Hilda Finnigan / Kris Sachdeva / Robbie Larocque / Robert Kipling / Tim Dwyre / Jamie Gorycki / Myles Fisher / Devon Biddle

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE: Robert Kipling (Chair) / Pat Dyck / Peter Dueck / Larry Hurren / Devon Biddle / Stanley Igboanugo / Myles Fisher

YOUTH SERVICE: Sonya Thompson (Chair) / Chidinma Igboanugo / Pat Dyck / David  Mankiewicz / Lennis Trotter

ROTARY FOUNDATION: Devon Biddle (Chair) / Kris Sachdeva / Dave Andrews

PUBLIC IMAGE: Sandy McDowell / Stanley Iboanugo / Janice Coupland / Bob Elliott / Ted Morrison / Bob Koski / Stanley Igboanugo

                            Sonya Thompson

CLUB'S FOUNDATION: Devon Biddle / Ted Morrison / Dave Andrews

KIDS' SAFETY VILLAGE: Board Members: Lennis Trotter / Linda Porritt / Sandy McDowell /

Committee Members: Hilda Finnigan / Devon Biddle / Sue MacKinnon / Dave Andrews / Sonya Thompson

FUNDRAISING:

REVERSE DRAW: Kim Boatman (Co Chair) / Robbie Larocque (Co Chair) / Kris sachdeva / Sandy McDowell / Larry Hurren / Ted Morrison / Dave Andrews / Janice Coupland / Alan nason / Mike Mclaren

HERRONGATE DINNER THEATRE:

PURPLE WOODS: Robbie Larocque (Chair) /

CAKES & HAMS: Devon Biddle / Dave Andrews /

CLUB CONSTITUTION & BY-LAW REVIEW: Ted Morrison / Hilda Finnigan / Devon Biddle / Dave Andrews

YARD SALE: Linda Porritt / Bob Stewart / Laura Carey / Hilda Finnigan / Robbie Larocque

FUNDRAISING REVIEW: FASHION SHOW COMMITTEE: Janice Coupland (Chair)

FUNDRAISING REVIEW: BOSTON PIZZA COMMITTEE: Ted Morrison (Chair)

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Aug 8 - Page 2

MINUTES OF MEETING : AUGUST 8, 2017

ROTARY GRACE

O Lord, The Giver of all good,

We thank Thee for our daily food

May Rotary friends and Rotary ways

Help us to serve Thee all our days.

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Grace:               Chidinma Iboanugo

O Canada:       Peter Dueck

Toast To The Queen : Past President Mike McLaren

GUESTS/VISITING ROTARIANS:

Visiting Rotarians: None tonight

Guests: Welcome to Colleen McLaren

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES

August 12 – Happy Birthday to Sam Ruparelia – (be sure to give him a call and say hello)

August 15 – Happy Birthday to Launi Elliott

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Dave – We are once again participating with the Rotary E Club of Southern Ontario in the successful Super Bowl Raffle. Raffle tickets to win a trip to the Super Bowl game – First Prize: 2 tickets to the Super Bowl in Minnesota (person's name on the ticket must be the person picking up the tickets) , + 4 nights hotel accommodation + $1,000 US; Second Prize: $1,000 US; Third Prize: $500 US . – Tickets will be available in a few weeks , thanks to Robbie . Sell before Nov 22. Our club gets 25% of what we sell. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 . Canadian Funds

Ted – The Rotary Club of Guelph Beer Committee is holding a Local Lager launch party at the Guelph Curling Club on Wednesday, August 30, starting at 4pm. There will be hot and cold finger foods and FREE BEER. In fact, the whole event will be free! The Peterborough Rotary Club, their partners in the Local Lager project, are chartering a bus to bring their members to this launch and they are paying for the food. Rotary Club presidents or their representatives from District 7070 and 7080 are being invited to the event. Television, radio and print media will be there. The Peterborough bus will take groups of up to 50 at a time to Wellington Breweries to tour and see Local Lager in production. Local Lager will be available for sale after the tour at the brewery. We expect Local Lager to be in Guelph Beer Stores by that weekend in time for Labour Day festivities. Beautiful beer glasses with our Rotary logo will be available. When the glass is filled with the wonderful elixir, our Rotary logo becomes a gorgeous golden colour. For details see: https://rotaryguelph.ca/tri-city-community-events/friday-july-28th-2017-2/

Ted – Announced that Mark Maloney has been nominated as the Rotary International President for 2019/20. Here is a link to the story: https://www.rotary.org/en/2019-20-rotary-president-selected

Past Presdient Mike McLaren received from President Ted Morrison, his Rotary Foundation Paul Harris award and pin from the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood for his leadership and service to our club as President in 2015-16, to the excited ovation from the meeting attendees

L to R: Colleen Mclaren; Past Pres Mike Mclaren; Ted Morrison as Mike receives his Rotary Foundation Paul Harris Award and Pin

REMINDERS:

Lennis – Kids Safety Village expansion construction starts late August and will finish in the spring of 2018. The Kids Safety Village of Durham Region has access to a booth at Auto Fest Aug. 26/27 and need volunteers to host the booth. Halloween at the Kids Saftey Village is on Saturday October 28, and this year The Holiday Event will start Nov 17 and run through Nov 25, If you care to help the Kids Safety Village committee at any of these events, please see Lennis.

Janice – “ down the stretch they come “ – Please pay on Tuesday,, if you have not yet done so, for the balance of your $48.08 admission for our WOODBINE – Saturday, August 26. Buffet served from noon to 3 and races are 1 to 5 pm. Total cost is $48.08 includes tea and coffee and includes a $10 Voucher for the casino. We will car pool in lieu of renting a bus.

Linda – is collecting volunteer hours for all of our service projects this year, starting July 1 2017 and ending June 30, 2018 and they will be entered into the projects at on Rotary Club Central for all of us to see. Keep track of all of your hours and report them to Linda for each project (committee meetings, research, investigation, donations, etc) .

HildaBe sure to sign up for the Picnic / BBQ at the Biddles' cottage on Aug 19 from 2 to 8 pm. And please let Hilda know what you intend to bring in the way of salad, dessert or munchies. BYOB, bathing suit, sun tan lotion, lawn chairs, towels, etc.

Ted - Priority #1 Membership Seminar... September 23rd, 2017

From District 7070 Membership Chair, Virginia O'Reilly: It is a new Rotary year and what a great way to kick it off - the next installment of our Membership Seminar!! Let's keep the momentum going! Hear about what is working for clubs in our district, new ideas and the impact these are having on membership. Discuss what your club is doing, how it is working and discover how to make it better. On Saturday September 23rd, we are invited , from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the next installment of our Membership Seminar at Centennial College Event Centre - 6th Floor, Progress Campus, 937 Progress Ave, Scarborough, ON. Parking available and free on Saturdays. Registration will be open to the first 50 people who sign up on line. And you can use this link to register instead: Register Online

TedRotary Foundation Walk is set for Sept. 10 at Heydenshore Pavillion - Whitby from 8 am to 1 pm. Be sure to get a copy of the pledge form on-line at the www.rotary7070.org website and start collecting money and pledges from your friends, relatives and neighbours and business associates. And tax receipts will be available for donations of $20 or more. Kathy Beattie and her District 7070 Rotary Foundation Walk Committee will be here, at our Club, on Aug 15 to answer all questions.

Ted - Reminded us all that last week , we received our annual invoice to pay our Rotary dues for 2017-18. Our DUES ARE DUE. He also reminded us of the voluntary contributions on the bottom of the invoice to the Annual Programs Fund of The Rotary Foundation and the $20 contribution to the Rotary Foundation PolioPlus Campaign. Our Treasurer Devon Biddle will look after seeing that you receive your recognition points for your next Paul Harris Fellow Award and also your tax receipt for the two Rotary Foundation donations.

Ted - Reminded us all of the Events coming up and asked everyone to sign up today:

Aug 19 – BBQ at Devon and Linda's cottage -2 to 8 pm

Aug 26 – Day at the Races – Woodbine – 12 Noon to about 6 pm

Sept 10 – Rotary Foundation Walk - Heydenshore , Whitby – 8:30 am to 1:pm

Sept 23 – Membership Matters Seminar – Centennial College , Scarborough – 8 am to 2 pm

Nov 3 and 4 – Rotary District 7070 Conference – White Oaks – Niagara On The Lake

Editor – Your Bulletin Editor wasn’t able to properly rate the meal…. But Bob Koski’s vegetarian dish looked spectacular. Peter did quite like the meal however.

DUTIES FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST:

Front Desk: Tim Dwyre Aug 15; Jamie Gorycki Aug 22; Kim or Sandy on Aug 29

Greeter/Bulletin Editor: Dave Andrews Aug 15 & 22 & 29

(Editor’s note: If you cannot be present , please find a replacement)

SGT AT ARMS REPORT: Conducted tonight by our Sergeant at Arms Bob Koski (Thank you very much, Bob)

ACE OF SPADES DRAW:

Stan drew the 3 of Clubs and won a consolation prize instead. .

HAPPY TOONIES

  • Bob K. saw some pictures he liked

  • Colleen happy that their daughter got married, mom is better and Mike got award

  • Mike happy for his Award and his 12th place finish against young Turks in Oshawa Golf Club's Club Championship

  • Linda likes Bob Koski’s new facial hair and congratulated Past President Mike for Paul Harris Award

  • Ted happy that 12 year old grandson announced he will continue on with the 30 year Morrison Lawn Bowling Tournament.

  • Bob K. fined some Rotarians for not wearing their pins

Special note from Your Bulletin Editor: Horse Race handicapping tips – divide the race entries in half by number and find a horse at odds between 2-1 and 5-1. For example, if there are 9 horses in the race start at # 5 and work your way higher till you find a horse going off at these odds. If none, start at # 4 and work your way down till you bump into a horse at these odds. Alternatively, pick a horse with a name you like. Thanks Stewy.

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Aug 8 - Page 3

ROTARY MOMENT

None tonight.

GUEST SPEAKER :

President Ted introduced guest speaker, our very own Sue MacKinnon who gave her classification talk tonight..

Sue had a happy childhood. She spent her first 7 years in Saint Therese, Quebec but never really learned the language. She loved to ski as a child. Her family moved to Oshawa and she attended McLaughlin CVI which has many famous Alumni as well as Durham College.

Her current employer is Ontario Power Genertion.

Her children have good jobs and both do Motivational Speaking at times.

A pet project of Sue’s is to donate blood and she loves to do decorating, knitting and painting. Especially likes to make curtains, pillows and foot stool coverings.

Sue likes to look upon her life like a wine glass that is half full…not half empty.

Her first experience with Rotary was volunteering to help the Whitby Club at their successful Food Truck extravaganza. It was a good introduction.

Sue’s smile is infectious and we are so lucky to have her in our Club.

Ted thanked Sue for her excellent talk .

Meeting adjourned by President Ted.

 

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO:

 

ROTARY – People of Action

Rotary is where neighbours, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change.

See: http://video.rotary.org/EgFi/ia17-people-of-action-public-image-campaign-launch-joe-otin/

 

 

IF YOU CAN’T MAKE IT, MAKE UP : Go online at www.rotary.org go to the club locator and find a club or clubs near your destination. Or you can add the free App Rotary Club Locator to your phone for instant look up of any club in the world. Please mail or fax your make-ups to Secretary Robbie Larocque, or give your make-up card to the attendance/registration officer at the next club meeting.

HERE’S A LIST OF SOME ROTARY CLUBS CLOSE TO YOU.

Please check the club website to make sure their location and time has not changed:

MONDAY:

Belleville – Ramada Inn – 11 Bay Ridges at Hwy 2 - 12:00 noon

Oshawa – Jubilee Pavillion Banquet Centre, 55 Lakeview Park Ave, Oshawa – 12:10 pm

Markham-Unionville – Al Dente Ristorante, 39 Main St.N., - 6:30 pm

Port Hope – Knights of Columbus Hall, 1 Elias St., – 6:00 pm

Richmond Hill – Sheraton Parkway Hotel, 600 Hwy 7 East, – 6:00 pm

Trenton – Holiday Inn – 99 Glen Miller Rd. at 401 - 6:00 pm

 

TUESDAY:

Whitby – Whitby Central Library, 405 Dundas St W - 7:00 am

Pickering – Bollocks, 736 Kingston Rd, Pickering – 7:00 am

Bowmanville – Trinity Church Hall, 116 Church St. – 7:15 am

Picton – Royal Canadian Legion, 347 Main St., - 12:15 pm

Scarborough Bluffs – Loblaw’s Superstore (upstairs) – 1775 Brimley at Progress – 7:15 am

Scarborough – Scarborough Golf Club – Golf Club Rd. – 12:30

Scarborough Twilight – The Olde Stone Cottage – 3750 Kingston Rd. - 5:30 pm

 

WEDNESDAY:

Whitby-Sunrise – Royal Oak Pub, Whitby Shores, 617 Victoria St W – 7:00 am

Markham Sunrise – Delta Markham Hotel – 50 East Valhala Dr., Hwy 7 east of 404 – 7:00 am

Northumberland Sunrise – Ashbrook Golf Club – 7215 Dale Rd, Port Hope - 7:00 am

North Scarborough – Delta Toronto East – 2035 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough – 12:30 pm

Port Perry – Sunnybrae Golf Club, 1430 King Street, Port Perry, ON , – 6:15 pm

 

THURSDAY:

Ajax – (First Thursday of the month) at Public Library, 55 Harwood Ave S., – 12:15 pm

Ajax – rest of the month - McEachnie Family Centre, 20 Church Street North, NorthWest Corner Hwy 2 & Church - 7:30am

Agincourt – 6:30 pm at Rotating locations. Please contact Ron -  rdhinchliff@gmail.com to verify location.

Quinte Sunrise – Bay of Quinte Golf Club, 1830 Old Hwy 2, – 7:00 am

Uxbridge – Wooden Sticks Golf & Country Club, 40 Elgin Park Drive off Concession 7 South of Uxbridge. – 7:00 am

 

FRIDAY:

Toronto – Royal York Hotel, 100 Front St, – 12:15

Cobourg – Best Western Cobourg Motor Inn, 930 Burnham Rd. at Hwy 2 – 12:15

Courtice – White Cliffe Terrace, 1460 Hwy 2 – 7:15 am

 

 

What is Rotary ?

We're made up of local business, professional, and civic leaders. 

We meet regularly, get to know each other, form friendships and through that, we're able to get things done in our community. It's up to YOU.............Join leaders in our community

Be sure to share this with all of your friends and associates and ask them to get in touch with our Membership Director Lennis Trotter at 905-985-0963 or our Club President Ted Morrison at 905-623-3810. You are invited to our next Rotary meeting. You may wish to become a Rotarian. Dinner is on us. Isn't it time to give back to your community?.


 

THE OBJECT OF ROTARY

is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

FIRST The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service;

SECOND High ethical standards in business and professions, the recognition of the worthiness of all useful

occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society;

THIRD The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business, and community life;

FOURTH The advancement of international understanding, goodwill, and peace through a world fellowship of

business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

 

Rotary Code of Conduct provides a framework for ethical behavior that all Rotarians can use, together with The Four-Way Test, in their business and professional activities.

ROTARY CODE OF CONDUCT

As a Rotarian, I will

  1. Exemplify the core value of integrity in all behaviors and activities

  2. Use my vocational experience and talents to serve in Rotary

  3. Conduct all of my personal, business, and professional affairs ethically, encouraging and fostering high ethical standards as an example to others

  4. Be fair in all dealings with others and treat them with the respect due to them as fellow human beings

  5. Promote recognition and respect for all occupations which are useful to society

  6. Offer my vocational talents: to provide opportunities for young people, to work for the relief of the special needs of others, and to improve the quality of life in my community

  7. Honor the trust that Rotary and fellow Rotarians provide and not do anything that will bring disfavor or reflect adversely on Rotary or fellow Rotarians

  8. Not seek from a fellow Rotarian a privilege or advantage not normally accorded others in a business or professional relationship

 

THE ROTARY FOUR-WAY TEST

of things we think, say and do:

  1. Is it the truth

  2. Is it fair to all concerned?

  3. Will it build good will and better friendships?

  4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?


COMMITTEES MEMBERS FOR 2017-2018:

STRATEGIC PLANNING COMMITTEE: Ted Morrison / Devon Biddle / Dave Andrews / Sue MacKinnon

CLUB ADMINISTRATION:

MEMBERSHIP: Linda Porritt / Dave Andrews

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Janice Coupland

INTERNATIONAL SERVICE:

YOUTH SERVICE: Sonya Thompson

ROTARY FOUNDATION:

PUBLIC IMAGE: Sandy McDowell / Stanley Iboanugo / Janice Coupland / Bob Elliott / Ted Morrison /

Sonya Thompson / Bob Koski

CLUB'S FOUNDATION: Devon Biddle / Ted Morrison / Dave Andrews

KIDS' SAFETY VILLAGE: Board Members: Lennis Trotter / Linda Porritt / Sandy McDowell /

Committee Members: Hilda Finnigan / Devon Biddle / Sue MacKinnon

Dave Andrews /

FUNDRAISING:

REVERSE DRAW: Kim Boatman (Co Chair) / Robbie Larocque (Co Chair) /

HERRONGATE DINNER THEATRE:

PURPLE WOODS: Robbie Larocque (Chair) /

CAKES & HAMS: Devon Biddle / Dave Andrews /

CLUB CONSTITUTION & BY-LAW REVIEW: Ted Morrison / Hilda Finnigan / Devon Biddle / Dave Andrews

YARD SALE:

FUNDRAISING REVIEW: FASHION SHOW COMMITTEE: Janice Coupland (Chair)

FUNDRAISING REVIEW: BOSTON PIZZA COMMITTEE: Ted Morrison (Chair)


 

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Speakers
Sep 19, 2017
Her humanitarian medical missions to Nepal and Peru
Sep 25, 2017
Joint Meeting at Parkwood with Oshawa Rotary Club
Sep 26, 2017
See you at the Sept 25 Meeting at Parkwood Estate
Oct 03, 2017
Joint Mtg - Rotary Clubs of Oshawa, Bowmanville & Oshawa-Parkwood
Oct 10, 2017
Highway of Heroes Tribute - Tree Project
Oct 17, 2017
CNIB Services in Durham Region
Oct 24, 2017
World Polio Day - Spouses and guests invited
Oct 31, 2017
NO MEETING AT OSHAWA GOLF CLUB
Nov 07, 2017
Rotary Foundation Month
Nov 14, 2017
Amarok Society - New Project for Indigenous People of Canada
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Upcoming Events
Rotary District Conference
White Oaks Resort and Spa
Nov 03, 2017 2:23 PM –
Nov 04, 2017 10:23 PM
 
Executives & Directors
President
 
Vice President
 
Secretary
 
Treasurer
 
Director - International Service
 
Director - Youth Service
 
Diretcor - Rotary Foundation
 
Director - Membership
 
Director - Club Administration
 
Director - Community and Vocational Service
 
Sargeant At Arms
 
Past President
 
Director - Public Image