Speaker Date Topic
Speaker: Sue Ellen English Sep 25, 2017
Prison Fellowship. Chair: Ken Banks
Rotarian Mike Topley Oct 02, 2017
Guatemala Stove project. Chair: Jane Gourley-Davis

Mike will tell the group about it trip to Guatemala to help build stoves.

No Truro Rotary Meeting - Thanksgiving Oct 09, 2017
Rotary Club of Truro Assembly Oct 16, 2017
Club Assembly. Chair: Rod Jones
Official Visit of DG Don Sword Oct 23, 2017
Chair: PDG Jim Goit
Donald G. Sword
(Rotary District 7820 DG 2017-18)
Don grew up New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, graduating from Halifax West High School and earning Commerce and Law degrees from Dalhousie University.
Don practiced law in St. John’s, NL for over 33 years, 28 as a corporate counsel. He spent seven years as Legal Counsel and Corporate Secretary at Fishery Products International, and 21 years at Johnson Inc., Atlantic Canada’s largest insurance organization. Don retired as Vice President, Legal & Regulatory and Corporate Secretary in June 2013.
During his career Don was active in community volunteerism, professional associations, crime prevention organizations and industry based committees.
Don became a charter member of the Rotary Club of Avalon Northeast in 1989 and was Club President in 1993-94. Don has also served as District Secretary, Assistant Governor. Don played key roles in developing Topsail Beach Rotary Park and Manuels River Hibernia Interpretation Centre. Both projects earned RI Club Significant Achievement Awards. He also helped organize the successful A Paul Harris Fellow since 1997, Don has recognized his mother, father, wife and brother as PHF’s.
Since retirement Don has continued to be an active volunteer within and outside of Rotary. He and his wife Pat (a retired photographer) live in Conception Bay South, NL and enjoy walking the extensive trail systems in their community. Don has two adult daughters living in the St. John’s area, Kimberley (a high school teacher) and Heather (an early childhood educator).
Speaker: TBA Oct 30, 2017
The Los Pirmos Experience - International Youth Exchange Program. Chair: Audrie-Jo McConkey
The Los Pirmos Experience - International Youth Exchange Program. Chair: Audrie-Jo McConkey

Los Primos is a not-for-profit organization with the following Mission...

To inspire, support and promote live music, music education and social awareness, in Nova Scotia and Cuba, through cultural exchange, intergenerational learning and the creation of environments where these elements will flourish.


Speaker: Craig Smith Nature Conservancy Nov 06, 2017
TBA. Chair: Tom Savary
No Truro Rotary Meeting - Remembrance Day Nov 13, 2017
Truro Rotary Meeting. Chair: Sam Abushenaf Nov 20, 2017
Club Assembly
Speaker: Paul Garrett and Cuba music project Nov 27, 2017
TBA. Chair: Ken MacDonald
Rotary Club of Truro AGM Dec 04, 2017
Annual General Meeting. Chair: Kevin Quinlan
Rotary Club of Truro Assembly Dec 11, 2017
Club Assembly. Chair: Larry Beasley
Speaker: TBA Dec 18, 2017
TBA. Chair: Richard Bowness
No Truro Rotary meeting - Christmas Dec 25, 2017
No Truro Rotary meeting - New Year's Day Jan 01, 2018
Speaker: TBA Jan 08, 2018
TBA. Chair: Ken MacLean
Speaker: TBA Jan 15, 2018
TBA. Chair: Ryan Beasley
Speaker: TBA Jan 22, 2018
TBA. Chair: Laura MacLaughlin
Speaker: TBA Jan 29, 2018
TBA. Chair: Alana Hirtle