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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

2022-23 ROTARY THEME: “ IMAGINE ROTARY ”
 
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT:   Jennifer Jones – Rotary Club of  Windsor-Roseland, Windsor, Ontario, Canada  
 
R.I. DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR:     Iosif Ciosa - Rotary Club of  Etobicoke , Ontario, Canada
 
ASSISTANT DISTRICT 7070 GOVERNOR: Gord Wallace – Rotary Club of Bowmanville , Ontario, Canada
 

 

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.

 

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 Club President Robbie Larocque at 905-576-8500 or our Club Vice President Linda Porritt at 905-626-6386.

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 behaviour 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 behaviours 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. Honour the trust that Rotary and fellow Rotarians provide and not do anything that will bring disfavour 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 goodwill and better friendships?

  4. Will it be beneficial to all concerned?

 

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Page 2 - May 2, 2023

              MINUTES OF  MEETING:  May 2, 2023

                   Editor:  Past President Al Finnigan

Meeting Called to Order at 6:30 PM: by Past President Dave Andrews

Land Acknowledgement

We respectfully acknowledge that we are hosting this Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood meeting from land within the jurisdiction of Williams Treaties and on the traditional territory of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nations, the Anishnaabe, the Chippewa, the Haudenosaunee and the Wendat peoples. This acknowledgement reminds us of our responsibilities to our relationships and the ancestral lands on which we learn, share and live.

ROTARY GRACE: Led by Linda Porritt

TOAST TO THE KING: Led by Janice Coupland

Visiting Rotarians and Guests:  None tonight

BIRTHDAYS AND ANNIVERSARIES:

Happy Anniversary to Bob and Patti Koski on May 14

ANNOUNCEMENTS

 May 6th.at 5.00PM  Hilda and Al Finnigan, Lennis and Brady

Hilda Finnigan:  -  Manure Sales are coming in;

Hilda Finnigan - North Oshawa Farmers Market opens May 13th ;

Hilda Finnigan:-  we have been accepted for the Peony Festival June 10/11; will be needing volunteers for all of these three events

Bulletin Editor  -   We need an editor for June ???? . Will you volunteer?  Please let Hilda know..

Dave also encouraged members to attend the upcoming District Assembly on May 6 at Centennial College Event Centre. You must register online on the district website at : https://rotary7070.org/event/district-assembly/ ). Details will be available soon. The club will pay the registration fee ($50 per person) . We encourage the 2023-24 Board of Directors and every member to sign up.

NO REGULAR WEEKLY MEETING ON MAY 9 AT THE OSHAWA GOLF AND CURLING CLUB. COME TO THE REVERSE DRAW ON THIRSDAY MAY 11.  

Dave A has tickets for this year’s REVERSE DRAW on May 11 Tickets are $150.. We sure need everyone’s help to sell. The increase in price is mainly due to an increase in the cost of the meal. He asked everyone to think about possible sponsors. Get your tickets from Dave. Over 117 tickets out so far.  Dave A. encouraged everyone to be on the lookout for people to buy tickets and for silent auction items. The goal is 60 again this year. The average price of an item should be $100. Take a photo of the item, get a retail value and send to Dave A so he can add to the website and social media. Try and get experiences rather than things if possible.

We received a nice thank you note from Stephanie Christensen, Executive Director of Shelterbox Canada thanking us for our donation. Thank you to International Service Director Bob Koski and jis committee.

President Robbie announced that Windreach Farms is having a thank you party at 11.00 am, a casual affaire on May 5, 2023

MAY 12 – Charter Night at the newest Rotary Club in District 7070 – Toronto Tibetan Rotary Club. Starts at 6 pm. Details will follow. Please register as soon as you can. Register here: https://rotary7070.org/event/toronto-tibetan-charter-night/

MAY 16 – A travelog by Ana and Nizar Rejab on their Near East trip at our regular weekly May 16 meeting. SPOUSES INVITED

MAY 23 – Regular Weekly Meeting 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM . Oshawa Golf Club   

Speaker: ­­­­­PAUL HARRIS AWARDS NIGHT – SPOUSES INVITED

 

SGT AT ARMS:   Larry Hurren

ACE OF SPADES:

Robbie drew 4 of diamonds and was  rewarded with 2 cookies.

HAPPY BUCKS:

Larry  - happy that he visited Bruce Mackey. Bruce and Donna are glad Rotary keeps in touch

Bill won the Ace of spades draw last week  ($416.00) and gave it to Polio

Robbie donated  happy bucks for the support we gave him, while ll successfully receiving treatments.

Hilda donated happy bucks for successfully closing of our church, and her youngest grandson of to Kamloops to coach football and school.

Pat  was happy to be at the Rotary Club of Oshawa’s First Annual President’s Night at Parkwood was successful and well attended by members of our Rotary Club

Ted  - happy Robbie’s back

Dave -  welcome back Robbie

Jan  - Kim Boatman says hello to everyone

Lennis talked to Bob Elliot in the Bowmanville Hospital and he is recovering fine.

Bob Koski also talked to Bob he is now home recovering

Bob Stewart hello to Robbie and happy his Grey horse (Tapit Trice) that he invested in, is looks like a winner in the Kentucky Derby this Saturday

GUEST SPEAKER:   Reverse Draw , Dinner & Silent Auction Committee – Getting Ready for the May 11 Big Event

Some Reminders:

Get your silent auction items in to Ted well before May 11 OR get them to the hotel on May 11 by 5 pm at the latest.

Chair Dave A. closed the meeting at 8:00 pm.

MORE INFORMATION ON THESE AND OTHER ROTARY EVENTS

MAY  3 – BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING AT 7:00 PM

MAY  6 - BINGO – RED BARN – Evening  - 5 PM: ­­­Hilda F, Al F, Brady B (?), Lennis T (?)

MAY  9 – Regular Weekly Meeting NO MEETING AT THE OSHAWA GOLF CLUB

                                                             COME TO THE REVERSE DRAW DINNER AND SILENT AUCTION

MAY 11REVERSE DRAW, DINNER & SILENT AUCTION -  6 PM REFRESHMENTS, 7 PM DINNER ,  DRAW STARTS AT 8:30 PM  AT THE COURTYARD BY MARRIOTT, 1011 BLOOR ST E, OSHAWA

MAY 12 - Charter Night at the newest Rotary Club in District 7070 – Toronto Tibetan Rotary Club. Starts at 6 pm. Details will follow. Please register as soon as you can. Register here: https://rotary7070.org/event/toronto-tibetan-charter-night/

MAY 16 – Regular Weekly Meeting 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM . Oshawa Golf Club   

                                                            - Speaker: ­­­­Ana and Nizar Rajab – Their recent Near East Trip

                                                              SPOUSES ARE INVITED

MAY 23 – Regular Weekly Meeting 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM . Oshawa Golf Club   

                                                            - Speaker: ­­­­­PAUL HARRIS AWARDS NIGHT – SPOUSES INVITED

 

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 Sue MacKinnon, or give your make-up card to the attendance/registration officer at the next club meeting.

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