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Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston

The Courier

January 21st, 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 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 January 14th, 2020


The meeting opened with the singing of the National Anthem and acknowledgement of territory.
Guests: Tom Hewitt, Nour Mazloum, Erica McIlquahm, Guest Speakers; Candace Lloyd, Aarolyn Gomez, Gwendalyn Gomez (Highlandwater Metis Community Council), Guests of On'A'Gottay.
Friends of Rotary: On’A’Gotay, Jim Rymerson
Visiting Rotarians: Ayo Banjo, from sister club in Lagos, Nigeria
Service Commitments and Makeups: none reported

Member Sharing

Fun Master - Bill Egnatoff

Bill started by introducing a special guest - Groot, a service dog owned by one of our guests (and yes his name does come from Guardians of the Galaxy)

Happy/Sad Bucks

Bill asked everyone to talk about what they were happy about for the first half of the Rotary year, and what they are looking forward to in the second half.
Michelle - Our Tippi Mosa packing party and a surprise wedding for one of her sisters!
John Farrow - our Paul Harris Awards, and the 4-club award ceremony later this year, and a 4 day trip to San Diego, courtesy of Chrysler.
Heather Nogrady - joining as a Friend of Rotary, and her new year as a full Rotarian.
Greta - The Friendship Exchange coming this year.
John Gale - Centennial Planning group and the upcoming events
Ana- 8 new members, Heather becoming a full member, and 10 member prospects for 2020.
Ed Thomson - the best wishes of Rotarians during his recovery, and his improving heart health.
Rick Fiedorec - sadness of losing 2 family members but happiness of improving club finances as membership goes up, and the upcoming 2021 celebrations.
Bill Egnatoff - Another successful Adventures in History, and anticipating the Rotary articles to come.
On'A'Gottay - all the club's help with Tipi Mosa, and more collaboration to come.
John Gale also paid a buck for the Saturday concert of the Open Voices Choir, which he sings in.



Greg Mumford
Heritage Fair:  May 14th this year on West Campus – Greg Mumford will be organizing with his committee – booth manned by volunteers and we’ll sponsor travel to next level for winners.
Adventures in Citizenship has a spot open – April 26th to 29th in Ottawa.  Deadline Feb for candidates, should be grade 10 to 12, deadline to submit student to Ottawa is March 7th.
John Gale
Members need to step forward now and fill Board Positions of Secretary and President-Elect.  The club can only function with leadership - we all are busy but we all love what this club does and need leaders to keep doing it.
Michelle Chatten-Fiedorec
Brier fever will be on the city soon, and the club is looking at a possible fun curling day on the 22nd of February - let Michelle know if you want to attend.
Bulletin Editor
The information about the District insurance policy was not correct as reported in last week's Courier.
Here is the specific verbage about covered and non-covered Rotary Club events;
The Rotary District Insurance Package is designed to cover most of the Rotary Clubs events, however with every insurance policy there are some exceptions. As general liability policies are not designed to cover higher risk event, and the following events are excluded from our district policy and therefore require a separate Event Liability Policy.
- Multi-Day Festivals (Rib Fests, Music Festivals, Beer & Wine Festivals, etc.)
- Parades, Fairs
- Air Shows, Aerial Attraction
- Amusement Rides, Inflatables –
- Rodeos, Sporting Competitions
- Beer Gardens/Tents
- Fireworks, Pyrotechnics
- Events involving Watercrafts
- Events involving Aircrafts
John Farrow has specific documentation if chairs or members want to know more.
Sorry folks, no rodeos for us :)

President's Announcements

President, Ana Sutherland:
PETS training - Cornwall March 21st
Board meeting coming up at Kingston Dodge, January 16th, 4 pm
I have one ticket for the Climate Change Symposium at the Grand for anyone who wants it.
The weekly agenda may be going to your junk mail - please check if you are not receiving it.
There is a Newcomers to Canada Social event at Oddfellows Hall on the 23rd of January (NOTE THIS WAS LATER CORRECTED TO JAN 16TH). There will be fun for all with a Chinese New Year's theme and activities for kids.
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

Chase the Ace!
Robert's number was drawn again but no joy - the pot continues to build!!  It is $524 and rising
Meeting notes by John Richards
Queen's Career Apprenticeship Program
John Farrow introduced Tom Hewitt, Nour Mazloum, and Erica McIlquham this morning to give us an update on the Queen's Career Apprenticeship Program (QCAP).  In the first year of the program Tom had come to speak to our club (about two years ago), so it was timely for them to come back and report on the results.
Tom thanked us for the invitation and briefly spoke on his role as Chief Development Officer and his 30 years experience in fund raising for  hospitals and universities.  Tom also reviewed that there are too many arts graduates in Kingston leaving Queen's without meaningful work (and often a pile of debt).  Arts graduates offer much to employers - critical thinking, communications skills, problem solving skills, flexibility, adaptability, and digital literacy.  QCAP empowers firms in Kingston to hire and keep Queen's grads in Kingston by offering subsidies of up to $4,000 per month for the first four months of the first year of guaranteed employment.  This comes from the largesse of Alan Rottenberg, father of a Queen's grad who invested some of his considerable fortune in a foundation to provide funds for the program.  Alan sits on the advisory group with representatives from Queen's and KEDCO. 
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QCAP launched in 2018 with 10 students, then expanded to 20 in 2019.  This year's ambitious goal is jobs for 40 students. Firms need to be at least 5 employees to qualify, and jobs should be posted by January 30th.  Students have until February 13th to apply and following interviews and selection, students begin work in May.  Results from the first two years are promising - 25 students have found permanent work, attracting $1 million in investment and generating $3 million in new payroll.  All of it in Kingston, and all high quality jobs!  Nour herself is a success story of QCAP - she secured a communications position with KEDCO and is enjoying her work there.
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If you are interested in getting involved, think about how your business could benefit from a recent graduate as part of your workforce.  Spread the word to prospective employers (deadline is January 30th).  If you need more information, go toKingstonEcDev.com/QCAK, or email Nour at mazloum@kingstoncanada.com.
One questions asked was what is the long-term future of the program?  How long will it be funded.  Mr. Rottenberg is looking to expand to other universities, and is approaching other philanthropists to help in the expansion.  At some point Tom said perhaps the value will be seen and the subsidies may not even be necessary.  Bill Egnatoff suggested there could possibly be a tie in with a new Rotaract Club.
John Gales thanked our presenters for coming and updating us on this innovative and important program.
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 CottonMartin Thomas
Thursday Jan 09, 20208:00 PMJohn RichardsJohn Gale
Thursday Jan 23, 20206:00 PMHeather NogradyJim Rymerson
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 December 17th
Last Meeting for 2019
Rotary Club of Cataraqui-Kingston
Guests are Welcome
Odd Fellows Hall - 218 Concession Street, Kingston, Ont 7:00 am
Registration and Greeting
Members: Robert Reid
Guest: Michelle Chatten Fiedorec
Greeter: Bernie Allard
Hall and Kitchen setup: Ana Sutherland, John Gale, Ed Thomson
Hall and Kitchen clean up: Murray Cotton, Rick Fiedorec, Ed Thomson
7:15 Call to Order and Welcome Ana Sutherland
7:16 Rotary Invocation and Toast to the Queen Greta DuBois
7:17 Breakfast Parade John Richards
7:35 Welcoming of Guests and Visiting Rotarians John Gale
7:38 Announcements and Board Positions Ana Sutherland and members
7:40 Centennial Committee Peter Merkley, Pres Kingston Rotary Club, Centenial Comm. Chair
7:48 Fun Master John Richards
7:55 Speaker Intro John Farrow
7:58 Leah Werry, The Nanny Angel Network - Grand Prize winner of Astellas Oncology 2019 C3 Prize to Improve Cancer Care
8:25 Speaker Thanks Robert Reid
8:28 Draw Murray Cotton
8:30 Adjournment Ana Sutherland
Scribe: Terri Hodges
Piano: Terry Hicks

Jan 23, 2020 - Joint Membership Committee Chairs meeting at Smittys - 6-7:30 PM
Jan. 29, 2020 - National Committee Meeting - at Sanctuary 8AM
Feb. 20, 2020 - Social Event - Fun, Food and Festive - New Comers to Canada at Odd Fellows 5-8 PM
Feb. 22, 2020 - Curling Fun Spiel at Royal Kingston Curling Club -Members,
Mar. 5, 2020 - Rotary Day at Brier Patch- Rotarians will volunteer at the Patch
May 14, 2020 - Heritage Fair - Queens West Campus
Jun. 23, 2020 - No morning meeting - End of the year party at Odd Fellows 6-10 PM
Jun. 30, 2020 - No meeting
July 19th, 2020 - Rotary Centennial Birthday Party at Rotary Park
Sept 19, 2020 - Tree Planting - Rotary Park - Rotarians to assist in planting 100 trees
Oct 16-17, 2020 - District Conference, Ottawa
June 25th, 2021 - Rotary Anniversary Gala, St. Lawrence College