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January 7th, 2020
We meet every Tuesday 7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.
Please join us at Odd Fellows Hall, 218 Concession Street, Kingston ON.

The Rotary Four Way Test

Is it the truth?  Is it fair to all concerned?  Will it build goodwill and better friendships?  Will it be beneficial to all concerned

Rotary Reflection

For food in a world where many walk in hunger
For peace in a world where many walk in fear
For friends in a world where many walk alone
And for the opportunity to serve others through Rotary,
May we be truly thankful!

The Loyal Toast 

Ladies and Gentlemen, the Queen of Canada!

Acknowledgement of Territory

We are gathered on traditional Anishinaabe and Haudenosaunee Territory. we are grateful to be able to join together in Rotary Fellowship on these lands.
Jan 07, 2020 7:00 AM
The Machine Mavericks Robotics Team
Jan 14, 2020 7:00 AM
Queen’s Career Apprenticeship: Kingston (QCA:K) Program
Jan 21, 2020 7:00 AM
Nanny Angel Network - grand prize winner of Astellas Oncology 2019 C3 Prize® to Improve Cancer Care
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Meeting Report December 17th, 2019


The meeting opened with the singing of the National Anthem and acknowledgement of territory.
AND a group photo around the Christmas Tree
Then,  there was the hilarious group singing effort – The Twelve Days of Christmas!
Guests: Sean Adamson
Friends of Rotary:  Jim Rymerson
Visiting Rotarians: None this week
Service Commitments (Makeups): None reported this week

Member Sharing

Fun Master - John Farrow

Ron Pols and I were at the Grand seeing the Classic Albums live performance, SO I think this is the perfect topic for our Christmas quiz:  The Beatles Abbey Road Album Quiz!
Why did Classic Albums Live do Abbey Road?  50th Anniversary!
What happened 6 days before the album was released?  John Lennon announced to the band that he was leaving.
What is the first track on the A side?  Come Together.
What is the first track on the B side?  Here Comes the Sun!
Abbey Road is #5 in terms of Beatles album sales.  What is #1?  Sergeant Pepper.
Where does Sergeant Pepper rank in the Rolling Stone top 500?  #1!
What song on Abbey Road, written by Ringo Starr, was inspired by a trip on Peter Sellers yacht?  Octopus’s Garden
What funny thing happened to the white VW in the album cover picture?  The license plate was repeatedly stolen.
What movie about a failing songwriter who’s hit by a bus and wakes up with no memory of the Beatles just came out?  Yesterday.

Happy/Sad Bucks

Robert Reid:  Wendy had an old stereo from high school days (turntable and cassette tape in one) - it has been repaired and ready to go!
Mara Shaw:  Have the best Rotary student staying with us from the French part of Switzerland.  Headed to Saskatoon to my new job – Head of the Farmer’s Association!
John Gale:  In Paris went to the Palais Garnier – totally over the top!  Went to see King Lear (the opera)  It was the worst thing ever!!!!!!
John Farrow:  Went to the Cineplex to see the Magic Flute live from the Met – adapted for English.  Just didn’t sound right!
Ana:  Welcome back Howard Lee! (John Richards isn’t last in!!!)
Greg Mumford:  Howard has brought thank you letters for auction donors.
Elizabeth Cohoe:  This is worth $5 – we had the most amazing Sunday of music:  Providence Manor with Melos choir and period instruments.  Then Cantabile Choirs at the Mother House – Bill E. on the flute!
John Richards:  Good to be here and thrilled to be talking about Opera!  Went to the Opera house in Sydney and to the opening of the new Opera House in Bejing!
Rick:  I haven’t said hi to Robert yet!  Would you please be Treasurer on the 7th?  Sure!




Volunteers are needed for Bingo on the 26th of December and the 2ndof January. 


Money now please!

Robert Reid

I have 20 more calendars for sale – most importantly I need stubs in for the draw.

Ron Pols re: Christmas party

43 Attendees at our annual Christmas dinner.  The bartender was excellent!  (Thanks, Michelle!)  The service by the Odd Fellows group was awesome – they did handstands to accommodate us and were great hosts.  AND the event did better than breaking even!

Bernie Allard, Polio Eradication Update

2019 reported polio cases so far 117 – Pakistan and Afghanistan and along their border are suffering the worst.

President's Announcements

President, Ana Sutherland:
Please buy your tree ornaments from Caleb, Queen’s Rotaract
Bill E. has someone who would like to go skiing if anyone is going?
Tipi Moza – annual general meeting – Robert, and I attended.  Councillors facilitate social life for new residents.  I feel we’ve picked a great organization to work with.
4 days over Christmas when usual ‘soup kitchens’ are closed, Sophie Kiwala  (Sophie_Kiwala on Facebook) is organizing alternatives, so please check out her website to see if you can help.  She’s asked the Renaissance, among other venues to open their doors to the homeless.
Thank you all for your help and support.  You’ve made the job of being President very easy.  At the District Meeting, I was pleased to see that we’re a shining star in terms of our work with the Indigenous Community.
Upcoming Dates/Events

Mar. 5, 2020 - Rotary Day at Brier Patch- Rotarians will volunteer at the Patch
July 19th, 2020 - Rotary Centennial Birthday Party at Rotary Park
Sept 19, 2020 - Tree Planting - Rotary Park - Rotarians to assist in planting 100 trees
June 25th, 2021 - Rotary Anniversary Gala, St. Lawrence College


Cooking turkeys for Lunch by George

Chase the Ace!
Meeting notes by Terri Hodges (welcome back!!)
Bingo Schedule Apr 2019 - Mar 2020

Schedule April 2019 - March 2020

Day DateTimeVolunteerVolunteer
Thursday April 11, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecHoward Lee
Thursday April 11, 201910:00 PMGreg MumfordPatty LeCollier
Thursday April 25, 20196:00 PMElizabeth CohoeRobert Reid
Thursday April 25, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecTerri Hodges
Thursday May 02, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Gale
Thursday May 02, 201910:00 PMJohn Farrow
Bill Egnatoff
Thursday May 16, 20196:00 PMRobert ReidHeather Kembel
Thursday May 16, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecAnita Mercier
Thursday June 06, 20196:00 PMElizabeth CohoeHoward Lee
Thursday June 06, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Richards
Thursday June 20, 20198:00 PMJohn GaleGreg Mumford
Thursday July 04, 20196:00 PMHeather KembelHoward Lee
Thursday July 04, 20198:00 PMHakeem SubairJohn Farrow
Thursday July 18, 20196:00 PMMartin ThomasGreta Du Bois
Thursday July 18, 20198:00 PMJohn RichardsGreg Mumford
Thursday Aug 01, 20196:00 PMHeather KembelHoward Lee
Thursday Aug 01, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Gale
Thursday Aug 29, 201910:00 PMJohn FarrowMurray Cotton
Thursday Sept 05, 20198:00 PMMurray CottonTerri Hodges
Thursday Sept 05, 201910:00 PMRick FiedorecGreg Mumford
Thursday Sept 19, 20196:00 PMMurray CottonRobert Reid
Thursday Sept 19, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecJohn Gale
Thursday Oct 03, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecMurray Cotton
Thursday Oct 03, 201910:00 PMBill EgnatoffGreg Mumford
Thursday Oct 24, 20196:00 PMMartin ThomasRobert Reid
Thursday Oct 24, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecMurray Cotton
Thursday Oct 31, 20196:00 PMJohn FarrowGreg Mumfor
Thursday Oct 31, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecMurray Cotton
Thursday Nov 14, 20196:00 PMRobert ReidJohn Richards
Thursday Nov 14, 20198:00 PMRick FiedorecHeather Nogrady
Thursday Dec 12, 20196:00 PMMurray CottonRobert Reid
Thursday Dec 12, 20198:00 PMGreg MumfordJohn Richards
Thursday Dec 26, 20196:00 PMJim RymersonTerri Hodges
Thursday Dec 26, 20198:00 PMBill EgnatoffJohn Farrow
Thursday Jan 02, 20206:00 PM
Heather Nogrady
Heather Kembel
Thursday Jan 09, 20206:00 PMMurray Cotton 
Thursday Jan 09, 20208:00 PMJohn Richards 
Thursday Jan 23, 20206:00 PMHeather Nogrady 
Thursday Feb 06, 20206:00 PMHeather KembelRobert Reid
Thursday Feb 06, 20208:00 PMMurray Cotton 
Thursday Feb 27, 20206:00 PM  
Thursday Feb 27, 20208:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 12, 20208:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 12, 202010:00 PM  
Thursday Mar 26, 20206:00 PMElizabeth CohoeHeather Kembel
Thursday Mar 26, 20208:00 PMRobert Reid 

Please send updates to Greg Mumford.
Duty Roster January 7th
7:00 Registration and Greeting
Members: Heather Nogrady
Guest: John Richards
Greeter: Bernie Allard
Hall and Kitchen setup: Ana Sutherland, Greg Mumford, Ed Thomson
Hall and Kitchen clean up: Murray Cotton, John Gale, Ed Thomson
7:15 Call to Order and Welcome Ana Sutherland
7:16 Rotary Invocation and Toast to the Queen Elizabeth Cohoe
7:17 Breakfast Parade Ron Pols
7:35 Welcoming of Guests and Visiting Rotarians John Gale
7:38 Announcements and Board Positions Ana Sutherland and members
7:43 Fun Master Ron Pols
7:50 Speaker Intro John Farrow
7:55 Speakers - Robotics team - Machine Mavericks - Olivia will enlighten our members and guests on the creation of a Robot
8:20 Speaker Thanks Ed Thomson
8:25 Draw Murray Cotton
8:30 Adjournment Ana Sutherland
Scribe: Terri Hodges