President Ron opened the meeting
Attendance was taken by Ifhan Hudda
Greeter Don Stoddart
O Canada lead by Olga Mckellar
Invocation Stephen Sears
50/50 Liam McCreery and Kathleen McCreery, Frances Stevens won $8.00 with the eight of clubs
Sergeant at Arms-Don Stoddart
Happy Bucks- All members fined who were not wearing GREEN
-Graham Hart was happy to be back from South Africa. While wearing his Rotary shirt
People thanked him for what Rotary is doing in South Africa
-Barbara Wright noted that it is her daughter birthday-happy to be sharing it with Rotarians
-Cate Melito happy to have spent time with girls friends on a kayaking trip
-Frances Stevens happy to have survived rotating folks through their cottage during Spring
Break and that no one got hurt skiing
-Wilma Boughtflower spent March Break with her family
-Stephen Sears-Happy this cold winter will produce lots of maple syrup
-Liam McCreery announced this is the day of the Blarney Stone
-Don Stoddart presented Dave McKenzie with a small model GM Car
-Robt. Reid was fined for being late
Music Festival- Hazel Powell noted the Music Festival will be March 31 –April 14th so time to sign up on the circulated sheets.
Youth Committee Frances Stevens-Two spaces have be paid for RYLA and one person is not able to attend. Do members know of another youth 18-25years who would be interested in this Leadership
Training opportunity, April 27th this year. Contact Frances for details
-Big Brothers Big Sisters would like to challenge local clubs to enter their Euchre fundraiser on April 25th
-Frances would like each chair of a committee to inventory their rotary assets and reply to her.
-Student Exchange still requires one host family for next year. If you can help please contact Frances
-Polio Plus will hold a penny sale on Monday April 28th. Please bring in gently used or re-gifted items.
Each member will be asked to purchase or donated $15.00 worth of tickets for this event.
-Cluster dinner will be held May 15th at a cost of $30.00. The topic for the evening will be
-Maria has moved to her last Host Family, Nathan Strathopolous family. She is returning home in early
so do invite her to visit or go with your family to an event.
-Easter Monday there will be no meeting
-April 7th Clair Conway will be our speaker. The topic is Uganda Water Project “wash”
Guest Speaker- Introduced and thanked by Hazel Powell David Mackenzie MP for Oxford
Dave made the following comments on items that the Government is presently following;
1. The vote to be held in the Ukraine brought on by the illegal invasion of Russia
2. Venezuela is presently falling apart.
3. The missing plane flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing Flight #370 has been missing for over a week.
Dave was also available for questions from the members.