The Official Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Kemptville
District 7040, Charter 3741, November 1934
September 4, 2012 ~ Volume 89 ~ Issue 5



Your Board Members
                                                          President: Anna Rochon                                              Past President: Rob Horning
                                                          President-Elect: Jill Eagle                                            Treasurer: Colleen Morris-Wilson
                                                          Secretary: Jill Eagle                                                     E-Secretary: Dave Pelletier
                                                          New Generations: Jennifer Franssen                           Foundation: Susan Hunt
                                                          Club Administration: Cora Beking                                 Public Relations: Ken Mews

Number of Rotarians present at this evenings meeting:  22 =   81% attendance
President Anna chaired the meeting.
Ben Vorano led the club in sing O Canada and in singing grace.

Rene Melchers - District Governor
Jim Wrong – Honourary member
Keith Rolston – Honourary member
Norma Fisher – wife of George
Patricia Wittke – Inbound Youth Exchange Student

Wedding Anniversary : John and Colleen Morris-Wilson  Sept 5
                                  Larry and Florence Donoghue     Sept 7

President Anna drew everyone’s attention to the newly refurbished display cabinet at the back of the meeting room.  Thanks to Rotarian Marion D.

Ottawa South is holding a breakfast on Sept 11 for any member interested in attending.

A gentle reminder for members to have their police checks done.

Special Request – K. Nixon
Rotarian Keith asked for the club to support a literacy proposal. The cost to the club would be about $200.00 and would see underprivileged children receive vouchers to purchase books at the Ferguson Forest Book Sale. Moved by Ken Mews, seconded by Jennifer Franssen that the Rotary Club of Kemptville support the literary proposal presented by Rotarian Keith Nixon to a maximum contribution of $200.00 - Carried

President Anna stated she had received a note from David Batchelor from the Perth Rotary Club indicating there was a voucher for “The Tax Man” for tax preparation which was left unsold at a recent silent auction.  Anyone interested in bidding on the item should contact President Anna.

50/50 Draw WinnerJill Eagle

District governor Rene Melchers made a presentation on the Future Vision of Rotary. He indicated there would be training for this project in October. Rotary is changing the granting structures and all clubs will be required to be familiar with the new format. The presentation is available for Rotarians via the secretary or e-secretary.

Upcoming Programme:

September 11  Luis Gaal from the new Blue Gypsy Winery in Oxford Mills will speak on history of his business and why they  started it. (Later on Oct 9,  we will visit the winery when they are harvesting for taste testing)

September 14-15  District Assembly in Brockville

September 17 (Monday)  *Special* A Pot Luck at President Anna’s house with the Group Exchange from Pakistan

September 18  - Youth Exchange certification (presented by Jill E.)

September 25  Away meeting at the Kluk Gallery in Spencerville for B-B-Que dinner and tour of new Dutch Hill Gallery.

President Anna led the club in reciting the Four Way test.

My level of maturity changes depending on who I am with.