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Joyce Cassin
November 14
Rudy Wagner
November 22
Patty Parmentier
November 28
Henry Getkate
Patricia Getkate
November 3
Rudy Wagner
November 6
Join Date
Ricardo Melendro
November 3, 2011
7 years
Dec 28, 2018
Jan 04, 2019 7:00 AM
Sandparents Program
Jan 11, 2019 7:00 AM
CFB Pond Hockey Classic
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Brighton News Dec 21 2018
Members: 11
Guests: Exchange Student Eloisa de Castro Costa from Brazil, R Murray's daughter Pamela, and Honourary Rotarians Bob and Jeff.
  • Receipt from Brighton for donation to Concerts in the Park.
President Patty presented Eloisa with a card and some cash from the club for Christmas.
New Member Application
The following person has been nominated for membership in the Rotary Club of Brighton:  
Ted Harp with the classification of Insurance Agent
Should any member have knowledge why membership should not be offered to this person, they have the right and obligation to inform the Secretary in writing within 10 days of this notice.
  • NO Meeting December 28th. Next meeting January 4th.
  • Pres Patty presented cheque in past week to the Lance family who recently lost their house to fire. They are very appreciated.
  • Application for membership received this week from past Rotarian Ted Harp.
  • District Membership workshop to be held at Trent Port Marina, Saturday January 12, 2019, 8am to 1:30pm. Free (with lunch included). Space limited. Free however, if you register and are a no show, you will be charged $25.
  • Valentine's Dance scheduled for Thursday February 14th, 7pm to 11pm with DJ. Tickets will be $25 each and available January 4th. We need bar tender for license, please advise R Chris as soon as possible.
  • Brighton Rotary Auction and Dinner May 11, 2019
  • Brighton Rotary is 30 - June 2019.
  • District Conference next year - Rotary Muskoka Style at JW Marriott The Rosseau Muskoka Resort and Spa - October 25 - 27, 2019. Early registration fee $299. Rooms at special rate of $135 / night while they last.
  • From our Mayor, Council passed a Draft Strategic Plan. It is attached. They are looking for user groups like Rotary to review and provide comments prior to January 25, 2019. They are looking to finalize in February.
  • Northumberland Rotary Clubs looking to organize Music Festival in 2019. Meeting scheduled for 7pm Tuesday January 8th, 2019. R Jeff W has agreed to participate and represent Brighton.
Eloisa's Report:
1. Her father is getting better.
2. She went to Donkey sanctuary and goat farm.
3. Skating and learned to stop.
4. Entered dance competition.
5. She attended Santa's breakfast at Legion on Sunday morning, then Feed the Need benefit concert in Bowmanville where she sold about $60 worth of hand made Christmas cards. More money for THREADS.
6. Had a campfire with friends - marsh mellows and hot chocolate.
7. She is going to NHL Leafs game on Sunday.
Song: Today was our annual Christmas sing along with R Dan. Thank you Dan.
50/50: $16 won by R Chris who donated it to the Foundation.
Happy Bucks:  great time of year, R Dan leading us in song, Pres Patty practicing ukulele, good time in Florida, just happy, nostalgic return to Rotary with dad, joyous season, wife's family over, trip to Halifax on Boxing Day, super special year, prayers for Luca who has had multiple transplants and still fighting, daughter's cancer treatment looks good, son's PTSD treatment doing well, to be here and standing, visit to grandkids  and watch them open gifts Christmas morning, friends, enjoy singing here even if not appreciated at home, Christmas tree up tonight.
Rotary Minute: Building on last weeks Rotary Minute - How do we spell 'Service', the same way children spell 'Love' - T I M E. This Christmas season, when we share our TIME, be in the moment, don't let your mind wonder elsewhere.
Special Invitation for the 'Bored and Despondent'. Open House at R Jeff and Sandy's at 84 Northumberland Blvd Christmas Eve from 7pm to 9pm.
Service Above Self