The Kemptarian
The Official Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Kemptville
District 7040, Charter 3741, November 1934
September 18, 2012 ~ Volume 89 ~ Issue 7



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:  20 =   66% attendance
President Anna chaired the meeting.
Nancy Miller-McKenzie led the club in sing O Canada and in singing grace.

Tom Gibson – Don Gilchrist’s Brother – In – Law from Northern IrelandJim Wrong – Honourary member
Keith Rolston – Honourary member
Brent Bookings – West Ottawa Rotary
Curry Wood – Bytown Rotary
Howie Smolkin – Bytown Rotary

President Anna welcomed our guests and thanked all those who participated in the Pot Luck with the Group Study Exchange from District 3271 Pakistan. 

Curry Wood from the Bytown Rotary Club encouraged members to purchase special jams.  The funds go to the Bytown General Project fund.


Ann Gilchrist – Birthday – Sept. 23, 2012
Gord Sowten – Birthday – Sept. 24, 2012


  • Rotarian Rob indicated that Rotary calendars are here.  He circulated a sign-up sheet for calendar sales.  Brett Brookings, the deliverer of calendars from Ottawa West congratulated members because of all the groups associated with the Calendar project, Kemptville Rotary sells the most calendars.  Yay us!
  • Members are reminded that the Wine Association will meet at Rotarian Jill’s house in Merrickville on Saturday September 29 at 7:00 p.m.
  • President Anna reminded everyone there was a special event happening in Ottawa called a Peace marathon on September 21, 2012.  Anyone interested can contact Anna for details. 
  • Cook Books  - Rotarian Cora announced there were Cook Books for sale.   Contact Cora for calendars. 
  • Rotarian Dave reminded all that Patricia has tickets for the Youth Exchange Dinner.  They are $5.00 each or 3 for $10.00.

 50/50 Draw Winner
John Wilson

Rotarian Jill gave a presentation on the requirements for Clubs involved in the Youth Exchange Program.  

Upcoming Programme:
September 25  Away meeting at the Kluk Gallery in Spencerville for B-B-Que dinner and tour of new Dutch Hill Gallery.
October 2 - Sheldon Gilmer will speak about CIDA
October 9 – away visit to Blue Gypsy Winery

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

 Technology... is a queer thing.  It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other. 
~C.P. Snow, New York Times, 15 March 1971