Notes from the Rotary Luncheon Meeting   May 23 2019
President Trina chaired the meeting
Club Business
Club Member News
Rotarian Ron is in the Health Sciences Complex, St John’s awaiting surgery following his heart attack.  He is going to need by-pass surgery. All Rotarians and friends are thinking of him and wish him well.
Rotarians were saddened to hear of the passing of Rotarian Danny on May 22nd. Danny had been a Rotarian for many years and regularly attended the weekly lunch meeting. Details of the funeral and visitation can now be found on Filatre’s web site. Condolences are extended to his family.
Rotary Auction May 11
Trina was pleased to announce the amount raised at the Auction. It was a successful event enjoyed by all that attended.  Canada House has been booked for the auction in 2020.  
Lobster Boil
A tentative date for the Lobster Boil social is June 20th. It will be held at Chris’ cabin, Georges’ Lake. E-mail will be sent out to see interest for that date. Gerry will look after ordering the lobsters. Rotarians and their families are invited.
Executive Meeting
An executive meeting will be held on Monday, May 27 at 7pm at Brooks Construction office, Main Street
Rotary Arts Centre (RAC)
Club RAC representative Olaf spoke about the movie ‘The Grizzlies’ to be shown at the RAC on June 11. He urged Rotarians to attend this film about a teacher teaching in the North and starting a lacrosse team named ‘The Grizzlies’
Guests and Guest Speaker
Kate Tucker, the winner of the Adventure in Citizenship speak-off accompanied by the RotarAct Club teacher sponsor, John Dennison, was the guest speaker.
Kate illustrated her talk about her incredible experiences in Ottawa with a slide show. She spoke about being met at the airport by her host family and then the different activities, seminars and social events she enjoyed. The 200 high school   students gathered together for the four-day program sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ottawa. They visited the West Block, attended a banquet at which a member from each province and Territory spoke, met the ambassador from Japan as well as attending a citizenship ceremony. Kate attended the many discussions and seminars about different issues and enjoyed the chance to network with students from across the country.  She thanked the Rotary Club for the opportunity to attend the Adventures in Citizenship program.  Kate was thanked for her interesting presentation.
Jim spun the Rotary wheel and good news stories were shared before the meeting was adjourned.
  Rotary Reminders and Information
June 20: Lobster Boil at Georges Lake for Rotarians and families