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Sep 16, 2020 – Sep 20, 2020
 
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Sep 23, 2020
7:15 AM – 8:30 AM
 
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Sep 30, 2020
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Rotary Club of Fonthill
Weekly Zoom Meeting - Minutes
August 26th, 2020
1.    Open meeting: – welcome everyone - introduce guests: Hugh introduced guest speaker Tracy Geoffrey
 
2.    Land Acknowledgement: Hugh Graham
 
3.    Toast: Dave Schulz
To the Queen and Canada, To the Office of the President of United States, and To the President of Rotary International
 
4.    4-WAY TEST: Hugh Graham
Of the things we think say or do
Is it the truth?
Is it fair to all concerned?
Will it build good will and better friendships?
Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
 
5.    Invocation: Bob Eamer
 
6.    President’s Report/Correspondence/Announcements:
a) CLUB GRANT QUALIFICATION SESSIONS - 3 SESSIONS FOR ROTARY YEAR 2021-2022 
THE GRANT PROCESS: DISTRICT GRANTS AND GLOBAL GRANTS
- Email invitations went out requesting at least 2 representatives from each club to participate in 3 sessions.  In order to qualify for grants this minimum attendance is required. Hugh and Annie are participating but we would like additional people to step forward.  It is required that participants attend all three sessions.  Sessions are to be held on Saturdays at follows:
Event:    Club Qualifying MANDATORY Session #1 OF 3
Date:    Oct 03, 2020 10:00 AM  - Oct 03, 2020 12:00 PM
Event:    Club Qualifying MANDATORY Session #2 OF 3
Date:    Oct 17, 2020 10:00 AM  - Oct 17, 2020 11:00 AM
Event:    Club Qualifying MANDATORY Session #3 OF 3
Date:    Nov 14, 2020 10:00 AM  - Nov 14, 2020 11:30 AM
E-mail Hugh if you will participate.
b) Cluster Grant Project
- The club has participated for the past two or three years, contributing $1,000 per year, joining with other Canadian clubs in the District to pool funds towards a specific international project.
- Clubs with proposed projects will present to the group in early September and the group will select one project for next year.
- Tia mentioned that her husband Richard Taylor was contacted by a Rotary Club in Peru about a potential water project.  There was discussion around timing and whether we have time to put together a proposal for this year.  Mel Groom will speak with Richard about a proposal for next year.
Motion: That the club contribute $1,000 towards this year’s Cluster Grant Project – Heather Scott
Second: Paul Snack
Carried
 
7.    Speaker: Tracey Geoffrey – ED of Hotel Dieu Shaver Foundation
Introduction – Heather Scott
- Download Presentation (pdf)
- Hugh thanked Tracy for her presentation and indicated that the Club will make a donation to the Pelham Library in her name as a thank you.
 
8.    Birthdays: Pat Duncan (8/28); Bob Eamer (8/30)
Rotary Anniversaries: none
 
9.    Rotary Moment/Happy Loonies: Hugh Graham
Hugh presented the news the Africa has been declared Polio Free as the Rotary Moment
See: Africa Declared Polio Free
 
10.    Action items
6.a) Everyone: E-mail Hugh if you are willing and able to participate on all of the session dates.
6.b) Mel will speak with Richard Taylor to explore the potential for putting together a proposal with the Rotary Club in Peru for the Cluster Grant Project next year.
 
11.    Next Meeting: Wednesday September 02, 2020 @ 7:00pm – Zoom
Topic: New Ways of Meeting, ideas, discussion, planning – Presented by Paul Snack’s Pod.
 
Rotary Club of Fonthill
Meridian Community Centre, 2nd Floor
100 Wellspring Way
Fonthill, Ontario
Meeting Weekly Wednesday 7:15 am