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Community Service
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Rotary Foundation
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Youth Exchange
Jul 29, 2020 7:00 PM
Killick Yukon Trip
Aug 05, 2020
Vision and Priorities for District 7090
Aug 26, 2020 7:00 PM
Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation
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Upcoming Events
Regular Club Zoom Meeting
Jul 29, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Regular Club Zoom Meeting
Aug 05, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Rotary Clubs of Niagara BIG Backyard Event
Aug 08, 2020 1:00 PM –
Aug 09, 2020 8:00 PM
Regular Club Zoom Meeting
Aug 26, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
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July 8th, 2020
Randy Momot and Ann Harrison sent regrets.
Welcome Guests 
- Sandy Graham, President, Rotary Club of Welland
- Amy and Diego, daughter and son-in-law of Hugh and Sandy Graham
- Assistant Governor David Alexander
Hugh introduced the Land Acknowledgement which Ann Harrison researched.  The club agreed to open future meetings with a reading of the Land Acknowledgement.  PODS will assign a member to do the reading.
Toast, Four 4 Test, Invocation were read by President Hugh Graham
Swearing in of new Club President
Assistant Governor David Alexander introduced District Governor 2020-21 Frank Adamson
DG Frank conducted the swearing in of Hugh Graham as President of Rotary Club of Fonthill
Induction of New Board
DG Frank to introduced Club Directors
    - President Hugh Graham
    - President Elect Ann Harrison
    - Secretary David Schulz     
    - Treasurer Randy Momot
    - Immediate Past President Michael Taylor
    - Community Service Roy Kirkup
    - Vocational Service Heather Scott
    - Club Service Mel Groom
    - Rotary Foundation Annie Holtby
    - Membership Bob Eamer
    - Public Relations David Schulz
    - Youth Services Troy Killick
    - Youth Exchange Meghan McNaughton
DG Frank introduced Club Members on District 7090 Committees
    - Membership Director - Angela Carter
    - Board of Directors Member for District 7090 Youth Exchange Corporation- Mike Taylor
    - Finance Committee Member - Mel Groom
    - Public Image Committee Member - Dave Schulz
- dues are now payable as invoiced to members
- voluntary donations of fund that would have been paid for breakfast meetings can also be submitted
- E-transfer is available.  Please send transfers to  Funds submitted to this email address are deposited directly to the club bank account.
Cluster Project - Memorandum of Understanding has been signed for the coming year
Scholarships - Pat Duncan read a thank you letter from one of the scholarship recipients
Rotarian of the Year - Mike Taylor shared that Yellowbird Custom Laser and Engraving donated the plaque that was presented to Mel Groom.  Mike will post a thank you on social media.  Please feel free to share widely.
Mask Project - I-Canter will be making a request for masks as they are reopening on-site programming in August.
Hog Shed Scavenger Hunt - Heather Scott shared information on this fundraiser.  All proceeds from entrants go to Pathstone Mental Health and Hotel Dieu Shaver Health and Rehabilitation Centre! A link to the event is located here on Facebook 
Rotary Big Back Yard Event - John Cappa is our member on the organizing committee and recently sent an email to all members with a detailed update.  John is looking for business contacts who might be interested in the event.  Please e-mail contacts to John at
President Hugh Graham's Report
- Hugh shared his vision and priorities for the coming year
- "Family is Rotary and Rotary is Family"
- Sandy Graham is President this year of the Rotary Club of Welland
- Expand Membership: We currently have 29 members with 1 Corporate Member being processed
- Meeting Agendas: Draft will go out to members in advance of meetings. Members are asked to contact Hugh with any changes or additions to the agenda.  Hugh will ensure that meetings don't go overtime.  PODs will continue to organize and people assigned agenda items will be listed in the draft agenda.
- Board Meetings: All directors are requested to submit reports in advance of the meeting by the Friday prior and these reports will be distributed on Monday or Tuesday.  Items that require action will be discussed at the meeting.
- In person meetings - remote participation - We will figure out a way for members who are traveling or guest speakers from a distance to participate virtually.
- Goals for Club: There are 25 goals connected with the Presidential Citation.  A minimum number (13) of these goals must be achieved during the year. The Board will review next week with the objective of finalizing these at the July 22 Business Meeting.  Club Secretary will enter our goals into Rotary Club Central
- Support for DG Frank as homebase club.  We will focus on ways that we can support Frank during this year.
- Arches: Our Club turns 30 years old in 2021.  Hugh would like to see the Arches installed in 2021 in celebration of that milestone.
- Hugh gave special note of thanks to Past President Mike Taylor.  There will be a thank you card with a gift certificate to Peter Pipers for Mike and family.
- "Get your masks ready, Fonthill is ready to rock!"
Other Items
Rotarian Ron Mergle passed away on Saturday July 4, 2020.  A fitting tribute to his life can be found in this recent news article entitled 'Longtime Niagara vet went above and beyond for clients, community'. 
Happy Loonies
Next Meeting
- Board Meeting - Zoom - Wednesday July 15, 2020 @ 7:00pm
- Regular Business Meeting - Zoom - Wednesday July 22, 2020 @ 7:00pm
President Hugh adjourned the meeting.  

Rotary Club of Fonthill
Meridian Community Centre, 2nd Floor
100 Wellspring Way
Fonthill, Ontario
Meeting Weekly Wednesday 7:15 am