The Official Newsletter of the Rotary Club of Kemptville
District 7040, Charter 3741, November 1934
January 22, 2013 ~ Volume 89 ~ Issue 19


President: Anna VanAdrichem-Rochon       New Generations: Jennifer Franssen 
Past President: Rob Horning
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:  16 =   64% attendance

President Anna VanAdrichem-Rochon opened the meeting

Norma Fisher
Jim Wrong – Honourary member
Debbie King – Kemptville Florist
Judith Tennant – Guest speaker

50/50 Winner:  Ken Mews


President's Announcements:

  • President Anna thanked Rotarian Cora for arranging for a Caribbean evening on the coldest night of the year.  Many members wore tropical/colourful clothes in the spirit of the evening.
  • Community Living North Grenville – Rotarian Gord asked if any members had Smart Serve training and would be willing to assist Community Living at the Gala evening.  Rotarians Ken, Nancy and Anna volunteered.
  • Duck Race: Rotarian Claire indicated the club had received approval to have the Duck Race with the Dandelion Festival.  She is looking for ducks for the club to purchase.

Judith Tennant brought her feathered ambassadors Cooper and Crackers, Macaw parrots to inform and entertain the members about the plight of parrots and the challenges the future will bring to these long-lived wild birds.

Upcoming Programme:
January 29 – Committee meeting night Greeter:  Jill
February 5 – Harry Pratt the story teller -      Greeter: Anna
Feb 12 – Valentine’s Dinner - Charly Restaurant (old Rideau Restaurant) -      Greeter: John W.
Feb 19 – El Salvador Presentation with Chesterville Club -      Greeter: Serge
Feb 26 – Committee meetings –      Greeter: Jennifer
March 5 – World Hope Canada –      Greeter: Brian

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

Yeah, for some reason parrots have to bite me. That's their job. I don't know why that is. They've nearly torn my nose off. I've had some really bad parrot bites.
Steve Irwin