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Club General Business Meeting
Nov 18, 2020
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
MEGA Rotary TV Auction - 2020 - Spread The Joy!
Nov 25, 2020 – Dec 05, 2020
Regular Club Zoom Meeting - Guest Speaker t.b.a.
Nov 25, 2020
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
Temperanceville Set Up in Peace Park
Nov 28, 2020
11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Interact Food Drive for Pelham Cares
Dec 04, 2020
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Club Meeting - Minutes
September 30th, 2020
1.    Open meeting: – Hugh welcomed our special guest Trevor Van Nest
2.    Land Acknowledgement: Ann
Note: Anishinabe - refers to the Ojibway nation and can be pronounced "A-nish-in-knob-eh"
Haudenosaunee - refers to the Six Nations of the Grand River Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tuscarora and can be pronounced " Hoe-dee-no-show-knee" - see linked document
3.    Toast: Hugh
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: Annie
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: Hugh
6.    President’s Report/Correspondence/Announcements:
a) TV Auction – Annie
Annie reminded the group that we need to get items in by October 9th.  In part this is because we need a sense of how much time the auction will take - will we need all of the dates allocated.  Also, it takes time to set up the Wizard.  Annie suggested that in lieu of sports tickets, you may wish to work with an organization to purchase restaurant coupons in a matching situation.  
Amy Graham is doing a great job with the social media campaign and branding and marketing the auction.   
Lance reminded people that if you make a cash donation that there is a charitable tax credit that provides a 42% return.

b) 2021 Fun Fest – Paul/Paul
Paul Snack has been in touch with Bissell’s and they are supportive of a Funfest potentially in the Fall of 2021.
c) Remembrance Day Services
Mel shared that the Legion will only be doing one service at the Hall this year.  Rotary Club of Fonthill will continue to support this with the purchase of wreaths.
Ann indicated that the Legion is selling branded masks as a fundraiser - Order online: Poppy Store  
d) Rotary Citation
Hugh shared that we are one of 15 clubs in the district which earned a Presidential Citation.  Thanks to Mike and the whole team for this.  We likely are on track again this year for earning it again.
7.    Speaker: Trevor Van Nest – Niagara Region Money Coaches
Presentation: Best Financial Practices for Retirees
Introduction – Paul Snack introduced our guest, Trevor Van Nest 
Trevor's Bio and Brief Summary of Presentation

8.    September Birthdays: none
September Rotary Anniversaries: Maria (9/8/2017)
9.    Rotary Moment/Happy Loonies: Emma
10.    Action items:
TVAuction - October 9th
NEXT MEETING:  October 8th  Carolyn and the October pod has some great ideas for meetings - next week the idea is to meet at the final Farmer’s Market and then a brief social at My Place on the outdoor patio.  Guest Speaker for October 14 is Jessica Potts.
Rotary Club of Fonthill
Meridian Community Centre, 2nd Floor
100 Wellspring Way
Fonthill, Ontario
Meeting Weekly Wednesday 7:15 am
Note: Meetings are by Zoom at 7:30am
during Stage 3 of Emergency Measures