Please note:  Due to the current global pandemic and in line with Government requirements, the regular in person Monday meetings of the Rotary Club are temporarily suspended. The Club has begun to meet online using the Zoom platform. A listing of  speakers will appear on our website in the normal manner.
 Swim for Polio
When: Sunday, August 29th, 2021
Where?  RECC Center Pool
Time:  The pool is available from 8:30-12:30.  40 laps
Support the elimination of Polio world wide
On August 29th 2021, the Rotary Club of Truro will hold its 5th annual swim for polio.  Members and friends will gather pledges to support those who swim.  Donations go to the Rotary Foundation and, after being matched by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, are used in continuing the battle to eliminate this dreaded disease.
Anyone can participate. 

Rotary launched PolioPlus in 1985 and was a founding member of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in 1988. Through decades of commitment and work by Rotary and our partners, more than 2.5 billion children have received the oral polio vaccine.  

In the days following the April tragedy in Portapique and surrounding areas, the Rotary Club of Truro, Nova Scotia struck a committee, “Rotary Cares” to see how we may be able to assist the community in their healing process. We have spent the last few months working with residents of Portapique; and are pleased to announce the project we’ve entitled “Community Build Up +”.
 
Some Rotarians (and family members) didn't let social distancing and cold weather prevent them from cleaning up the roadsides in their local communities on Earthday.  Thank you to Laurie, Richard, Audrie-Jo and Jim for making their local neighbourhoods just a little bit better.
 
Truro Rotarian Dr. Garth Coffin has authored a book about his life, education and work history that makes an interesting read.  Entitled "A Boy from Cherry Hill", a reference to where Garth was born and raised on a farm on PEI,  the book has insights into agriculture from the 1950s through to current times as well as into the life of Garth and his family. 
 
Contact the author about getting a copy as Garth says he is responsible for distribution as well. 
 
Congratulations Garth.  Good read.
 
 
 
 
President Lech was pleased to induct Matthew Berrigan as the Rotary Club of Truro's newest member.
 
An Acadia graduate, Matthew is Regional Manager of the Northern Connector Program.  He has experience in facilitation, promotion, program planning, and program implementation and works closely with established business and community leaders to help employment-ready workers build professional networks across the region.
 
Matthew has attended several club meetings and was one of our speakers in December. Alana Hirtle is Matthew's Rotary sponsor.
 
Welcome to Rotary Matthew.
Rotary Club of Truro President, Lech Krzywonos formal inducted Donna and Ralph Hopkins as the Club's newest Rotarians at the Club's Jan 20, 2020 meeting. 
 
Donna and Ralph Hopkins moved to our community only a few months ago but are regular attendees at club meetings and have already volunteered with the Christmas index on a couple of occasions.
 
Ralph and Donna recently retired from the Veterinary Consulting business in BC where they specialized in poultry flock health. 
 
 
Jim Goit is their Rotary Club sponsor and he is shown in the photo with Ralph Hopkins, Donna Hopkins and President Lech. 
 
Congratulations to Ralph and Donna and welcome to Rotary.
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Speakers
Club meeting
Sep 20, 2021
Chair: Mayor/Rotarian Christine Blair
Tanya McCready - Yukon/Alaska dogsledding
Sep 27, 2021
Chair: Jane Gourley-Davis
Bollywood update
Oct 04, 2021
Chair: Esther Bejarano
Club meeting
Oct 18, 2021
Alana Hirtle
Vocational Day
Oct 25, 2021
Chair: Richard Bowness
Sidney Patton Mass Casualty Commission
Nov 01, 2021
Chair: Ralph Hopkins
Guatemala Literacy Project - Christi Eisenburg
Nov 08, 2021
Chair: Laura MacLaughlin
Club Exc, Directors & Chairs
President
Vice President
Treasurer
Secretary
Past President
Community Service Director
Vocational Service Director
Youth Service Director
Club Service Director
International Service Director
Public Image Director
Rotary Foundation Chair
Program Chair
Executive Secretary

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Club Information
Welcome to Our Club!
Truro

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:00 PM
Best Western Truro - Glengarry
150 Willow St.
Truro, NS B2N 4Z6
Canada

Club Mailing Address

Rotary Club of Truro
PO Box 115
Truro, NS
B2N 5B6

e-mail: trurorotary@gmail.com   

Club # 6390
District # 7820

 

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