Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) 7911 Forest Glade Drive, Windsor, Ontario N8T 3R7
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Program for Monday, February 3rd, 2020

Noon, Caboto Club. Sara Alves: Youth Exchange Student, Mary Zugcic: This is your Life, plus the Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) Centennial Museum Exhibit has been selected as the recipient of the Kulisek Award, which will be presented by Guillaume Teasdale and Dr. Robert Nelson.
For Today's Event: 
Registrar: Gerry Pocock
Front Door Greeter: David Eady
Back Door: Leona MacIntyre
Invocation: Sushil Jain
Four-Way Test: Bev Cyr

Upcoming Rotary Club of Windsor (1918) Meetings:.

  • Monday, February 10, noon, Caboto – Youth Exchange Valentine's Day Auction

  • Monday, February 17, noon, Caboto  Family Day, No Meeting.

  • Monday, February 24, noon, Caboto  Jesse Thompson, Founder of Fetch Moto

Upcoming Rotary Satellite Club of Windsor (1918) Evening Meetings:

  • Tuesday, February 4, 7:00pm, The Safety Village – Windsor Refugee Office

  • Tuesday, February 11, 7:00pm, The Safety Village – Presentation on Murchada House.

  • Tuesday, February 18 – No Meeting/Members are invited to attend “Tell Your Story” event.

  • Tuesday, February 25, 7:00pm, The Safety Village – Katelyn Ketel with an inspirational story on reading material for the blind

Program from Monday, January 27th, 2020

Rotary Club of Windsor (1918)
We had a surprise visitor; Gaspard, our Youth Exchange student from Belgium last year, had a break from his 1st of Engineering studies and joined us. He said his courses are all in English, so last year’s exchange has really helped him. We’re so proud!
Mark Campbell spoke about his career in honour of Rotary’s Vocational Service month. He’s worked in various technology-related positions as an interactive/graphic designer and has also taught at St. Clair College. He and his wife Sara have run their own successful Technology and Marketing Agency, DigitalMedia, for 16 years.

Walter Willms gave a heartwarming tribute in honour of Don Arpin, sharing memories of his Rotary involvements since his induction to the Club in 1964. To view the tribute in its entirety, click here.
Speaker Rosemary Fiss, Manager of Education and Support Programs at the Alzheimer Society of Windsor-Essex, began by explaining that the numbers of those with dementia will increase; in 2011, the first of the Baby Boomers turned 65, and age is one of the most significant risk factors of dementia. Symptoms include loss of memory, loss of judgement and loss of understanding. If you or someone you know experiences any warning signs, such as forgetting something familiar, the inability to navigate time and/or changes in your ability to think abstractly, the first place to start is to talk to your primary health care provider.
Rosemary touched on the importance of dementia-friendly communities. These are places “where people with dementia are understood, respected and supported”. She showed a powerful video describing how sometimes people with dementia don’t recognize things (in this case, tomatoes at the grocery store). A little understanding, kindness and patience are greatly appreciated. To find out more about this topic, and how you can contribute to a dementia-friendly community, visit
President Gord Faas and Leona MacIntyre announced the winner of our Club's Come From Away raffle - congratulations to Sheila Mosley from Windsor-Roseland Rotary Club!

Program from Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Rotary Satellite Club of Windsor (1918) Evening
Thanks to 17 members and friends, the kitchen at The Salvation Army is now sparkling clean! Using professional cleaning supplies provided by Alpine Construction and JaniSafe, the kitchen was scrubbed from top to bottom; stainless steel equipment was polished and tables and chairs in the dining room were washed. Within 2 hours, this army of volunteers had the job done and were able to share in a bit of fellowship along with homemade cookies.

Also on the agenda was the preparation of 105 “Survival Kits for Living”. These fun little packages provide a bit of encouragement to those who may be having a “gloomy” day. Members were encouraged to take a few kits with them to give to anyone they felt were in need of a bit of cheering up.

Upcoming Events

Youth Exchange Valentine's Day Auction

Noon, Monday, February 10, 2020
Caboto Club
2175 Parent Ave. Windsor, ON N8X 4K2

Tell Your Story

6:30 PM, Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Signature Tributes Event Centre
3310 Dougall Ave., Windsor, ON N9E 1S6

District Conference

Friday-Sunday, May 15-17, 2020
Kalahari Resorts
7000 Kalahari DriveSandusky, OH, 44870

Art in the Park 

Saturday and Sunday, June 6 and 7, 2020
Willistead Park
1899 Niagara St, Windsor, ON N8Y 1K3
Happy birthday to those celebrating their birthdays this week:
  • Nurlan Turdaliev
  • Gary Wintermute
Members celebrating their Club Anniversaries this week:
  • Bev Cyr (26 years)
  • Zora Savic (15 years+)

Help ART IN THE PARK win BEST ART FESTIVAL! We've been selected as a finalist once again in this year's Best of Windsor/Essex Awards, put on by Tourism Windsor-Essex-Pelee Island. Voting launches on Monday February 3rd at 9am for the awards at – and closes on Sunday February 23rd at 11:59pm.

Thanks so much for your support!

The Salvation Army needs your help with their Soup Kitchen on Wednesday nights. For more information, please contact Susan Falodun at, call her at 226 347-1565 or sign up online!
Our Youth Exchange program is open to high school students between the ages of 15.5 to 18. If you want to explore the world, experience new cultures, meet tons of new people and make life-long friends (or if you know someone who would!) learn more about the program and apply to be a Rotary Exchange Student today! Visit or call the office at 519-253-6382
Raffle Winner:
Gordon Drake: $46.00
Happy Bucks:
Be a part of the Club's significant fundraiser. To volunteer please contact Coordinator Walter Willms at 519-966-7150 or He, or a designate, will be in attendance at every bingo.
2019 8:30 to 2:30
10:00 to 4:15
Monday, February 17 Filled Filled Filled Filled
Wednesday, March 25 Filled Filled Filled Filled
Many thanks to Nick Bibic, Sue Byron and Michael and Walter Willms for working the Bingo on January 31st. They will have raised $1,000 for our charitable causes.

Battery Box Program

The Battery Recycle Box Program is active. Please drop your used batteries, light bulbs, ink cartridges and other recycle items in the battery box at the back of the room.

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Upcoming Committee Meetings

To have your meeting posted, contact the Rotary Office at 519-253-6382 or