THE KEMPTARIAN                

The Official Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Kemptville
District 7040, Charter 3741, November 1934

April 2, 2013 ~ Volume 89 ~ Issue 26

Your Club Board Members

President: Anna VanAdrichem-Rochon  New Generations: Jennifer Franssen
Past President: Rob Horning  Foundation: 
President Elect: Jill Eagle
Membership: Rowena Cooper
Treasurer: Colleen Morris-Wilson  Secretary: Jill Eagle
E-Secretary: Dave Pelletier
Public Relations: Ken Mews
Club Administration: Cora Beking

Number of Rotarians present at this evenings meeting:  21 =   86%  attendance

President Anna VanAdrichem-Rochon opened the meeting


Susan Fisher
David McKeller
Marion Devries – Honourary member
Brett Brooking – West Ottawa Rotary
Sebastian Potvin-Carannza and his dad

50/50 Winner:  Don Gilchrist

Birthdays – Anna VanAdrichem-Rochon, Mike Goss (belated)


  1. Brett Brooking of the West Ottawa Club presented a cheque to President Anna in the amount of $4,050.00 which represents the sale of 405 Rotary Calendars.  Kemptville Rotary sells the most calendars of all the West Ottawa partners.
  2. Rotarian Rob reminded all about the duck ticket sales and sent around a sign-up sheet for the sales table at Independent.
  3. The Prime Minister’s award:  Rotarian rob spoke about the Prime Minister’s lifetime achievement award and the nomination of dr. George Fisher.
  4. Membership Party – Rotarian Rowena advised the club a party was in the works for June 1, 2013.  This will be a membership pot-luck at Rotarian Nancy Miller-McKenzie’s home.  An ad hoc committee will be established to plan for the event.  There will be a car rall/ scavenger hunt before dinner and all are invited to bring swim suits for the hot-tub.  All members are to bring a non-rotarian to the dinner.
  5. Nepean/Kanata dinner – There will be a guest speaker at the Nepean/Kanata Club on Thursday April 4, 2013 (President Anna) to replace the GSE group from Gabon who were unable to finalize their visas.  The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Select on Centrum.
  6. President Anna shared a Foundation “Thought and success story” with the club
  7. PDG Dr. George Fisher advised the club that Honourary Rotarian Keith Rolston was in hospital following a stroke. 
  8. An auction of Florida oranges and grapefruits was held.  $53.00 was raised for Rotary foundation and $53.00 was raised for the Youth Centre.

Sebastian Potvin-Carranza – Adventures in Hi Tech

Upcoming Programme:
April 9 – Butler's Victorian Pantry – speaker – Dave Gordon, Mayor
April 16 – Michael McCann – writer
April 23 – Let’s all visit another club!
April 30 – Committee meetings

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Katherine Whitehorn

Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn (born 1928, Hendon) is a British journalist, writer, and columnist who is known for her wit and humour and as a keen observer of the changing role of women.