Executives & Directors
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Community Service
Vocational Service
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Public Relations
District Governor Elect
Youth Services
Youth Exchange
The Rotary Foundation
Oct 09, 2019
Open Mgt for Members/BD Mgt @ Meridian Community Centre @ Snack Area
Oct 16, 2019
Niagara Workforce Planning Board
Oct 23, 2019
Oct 30, 2019
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Upcoming Events
Raise the Arches Social
Meridan Community Centre
Oct 19, 2019
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Paul Harris Evening for Rotary Club of Fonthill
Lookout Golf Course
Nov 07, 2019 6:00 PM
Raise the Arches Purse Bingo
Nov 08, 2019
6:00 PM – 10:00 PM
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Russell Hampton
ClubRunner Mobile
Rotary Club of Fonthill Meeting
Sept 25th, 2019
Special Guests
President Mike welcomed guests Cameron, Sofia, Carson, Rachel and Maya from E.L.Crossley’s Interact

Condolences were given to Maria on the recent passing of her father.
Interact Presentation
Sofia L, President of the E.L.C. Interact Club introduced the group from Crossley. She shared that the
Interact club has mapped out events for the upcoming year with a team working on each event. These
events include Halloween for Hunger (trick or treating for canned foods); the annual Christmas Cheer, a
Polio event in January, and Veg Fest in the spring. By planning in advance, students can connect with
something they are passionate regarding. Sofia acknowledged that the students were all wearing purple
in honour of Rowan’s Law day. Club members thanked them for their presentation and welcomed them
to assist with the Funfest in June and to attend the Youth Leadership Conference on October 19 th .
TV Auction
Annie provided an update regarding the auction – remember to submit items by October 25 th at the
Purse Bingo – November 8 th
Please save the date for Purse bingo – a fundraiser for the arches in conjunction with the Town of
Pelham. More info will be shared next week.
Arches Updates
Frank provided an update regarding the Arches fundraiser on October 19 th . At this stage, the
sponsorship of the arches has gone extremely well. We do need to push the sale of tickets. Each
Rotarian is asked to sell 2 tickets as are Summerfest staff.
Youth Conference October 19 th
Mike shared that the first Youth Conference will be held in NOTL on October 19th .
District Governor Visit – October 2nd
Just a reminder that Bob Artis, the DG will be visiting on October 2nd with the board staying behind
following the general meeting.
Family Skate
Paul S will look into coordinating a 2 nd annual Rotary sponsored Family Skate over the Holiday season.
Big Brothers/Big Sisters
On behalf of the club, Mike attended the re-branding event and was paired with a little for the day.
Presentation – Fanny Etienne, our exchange student from Belgium
Mike introduced our exchange student from Belgium who arrived in August and is currently living with
the Taylors.
Fanny shared information regarding the geography and cultural set up of Belgium. She shared the
popular foods like French fries, waffles and beer as well as common festivals and celebrations such as
Carnaval in Mark. In September ‘Les Fetes de Wallonie’ occurs and is a great musical celebration.
Belgium has three languages. She indicated that she lives in the French area of Belgium in the town of
Namur. She lives with her parents, older sister and 2 cats. She loves travelling and her favourite city is
New York City.
Fanny has graduated from school and speaks Spanish, Dutch and English. Her school was much smaller
than E.L. Crossley. At Crossley she is taking Sociology, Business, Drama and Gym. On her dreamlist to do
while in Canada is to see a hockey game, try poutine and discover new places.
Club members remarked on how well Fanny spoke and how her English has improved in the short time
that she has been in Canada.
Rotary Club of Fonthill
Meridian Community Centre, 2nd Floor
100 Wellspring Way
Fonthill, Ontario
Meeting Weekly Wednesday 7:15 am