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

March 5, 2013 ~ Volume 89 ~ Issue 23


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

Norma Fisher, Dave McKellar, Susan Fisher, and our guest speaker Stephanie Gilmer

Attendance:  19 = 76%

President Anna called the meeting to order.
Rotarian Nancy led the club in the singing of the national anthem.


  • Group signup sheet up was passed around for duck ticket sales.
  • There was a Board meeting last night. Items will be covered next week.
  • Rotarian Rob is looking for banner from last year’s duck race

Club Celebrations:
There were no birthdays or anniversaries to celebrate this week.

This week’s winner was Norma Fisher

Happy $’s

  • Rotarian Susie happy to be here with her husband
  • John B. Elated that their daughter is engaged
  • Brian had a visit with his granddaughter and great grandson.
  • Sue Fisher came home from skiing to alive dogs and son with buzzed head
  • Norma was thrilled that PDG George came through surgery with flying colours
  • Marian had great trip to Stratford
  • Ken will soon be sharing what his new cell number is
  • Anna spent time with her mom on her birthday.
  • Ben enjoyed time with his fiancé’s family

President Anna introduced this evening’s speaker, Stephanie Gilmer. Stephanie is the executive director of World Hope Canada. World Hope is a Christian relief and development organization that works with national partners focusing on HIV/Aids, human trafficking, food security, clean water, sanitation, and health education. They currently operate in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Swaziland, and Ukraine. Rotarian Rob thanked Stephanie for her presentation.

Upcoming Programme:
Mar. 12 – Kim Matthew speaking on a propose splash park
Mar. 19 – Heather Hossie will speak about the Savior Ottawa organization
Mar. 26 – Committee meetings

The meeting was closed with the reciting of the 4-Way Test

"Don't judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant"
Robert Louis Stevenson