The 6th Annual Bollywood Night 2019  will be held September 28, 2019 at the Holiday Inn Truro starting with a reception at 6:00 pm. 

Contact Jim Gould (jimngould60@gmail.com) or other members of the Bollywood Committee about Tickets.  $60 (HST Included).  Last date for ticket purchase Sept 21st.

Details can be found on our events page.

 
 
A number of Rotarians took part in the Truro Pride Parade on July 13th on the Dalhousie Ag Campus float as well as in other ways.  Here Matt Hunter, Alana Hirtle and Dave Ritcey show off the Rotary Flag.
 
The Club was pleased today to confirm the election at the Semi-Annual meeting held on June 24th of the Club's principal Executive Officers for the 2019-20 Rotary Year. Lech Krzywonos becomes President, Jane Gourley-Davis moves up to VP and Darlene Stevenson joins the team as Secretary.  Congratulations to all 
 
The list of all Club Directors and Chairs appears on the Club's website under the Club Organization  Menu Link.

Join us as we show our Pridin the parade on Saturday, July 13. We will once again be joining the Dal AC crew on their float (i.e. hay trailer and tractor!) as we party through the streets of Truro. The parade starts at 2:00 pm and runs for about an hour, starting at the Colchester Legion Stadium parking lot, and ending at Civic Square.

If you plan to participate on the float or walking beside it, please register now so we know numbers. You will have to choose to walk or ride, it is too dangerous to get on and off while the parade is in motion. Those people walking may hand out candy; it is not to be thrown from the float.

Register for the event on our site.

Our two Matts, Matt Redmond and Matt Hunter made the most of a rainy morning on Friday by visiting almost 20 local business and had a great time doing it!  Between the two of them, they found they had connections with almost all of the organizations and even discovered some new connections!
 
Matt reports that we have 94 Agreed, 35 Declined and 48 Pending as of Friday. However there are 440 not yet contacted!  Please make your calls and sign up on ads.  It's the main fundraiser for the club and we need to get it done before summer really sets in.
Youth from local high schools participated in a day of learning and sharing hosted by the Rotary Club of Truro, May 31st, 2019.  This year’s theme was “the environment”. Participants were engaged in a dialogue and presentations from various speakers on topics ranging from recycling, the ecosystem and energy conservation.  The day ended with their reflections expressed through art. 
 
The artwork will be displayed for the summer in the gallery at the NSCC Truro Campus.
Brian Matthews and Jim Gould are at the 2019 Rotary International Convention in Hamburg Germany and report they are having a good time.  This quote from Brian: 
 
" Jim and I are having a great time. All flights through Gatwick and then Hamburg were right on time . The only issue we had was when our subway train was delayed in getting to the air airbnb but everything worked out. Our accommodations are fine.
 
We made it back into town to go to a Fencing Fraternity where we were supplied with all the free beer we could drink and later had an exhibition of fencing. Not by drunken people by the way. Then we had a lovely dinner and caught up with old friends like Greg Trefry and Louisa Horne and Rob Christie. Even though we were late getting home last night on the subway it was uneventful.
 
The 2019 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) day was hosted by the Rotary Club of Truro on May 31st on the DalAC campus.  There were 20 students from Tatamagouche Regional Academy‎, South Colchester Academy and Cobequid Education Centre (CEC). Three or four of the students were from the local Interactor clubs.
 
The theme for this year's RYLA event was Environment Stewardship.  Rotarian Ed MacDonald participated in a panel presentation along with Kevin and Darlyne Proctor from the Colchester Balefill facility on the topic. 
 
The last activity of the day saw the students painting individual posters of what they thought they could do, or what humanity needs to do, for the sustainability of our planet.   The poster activity was led by Nuri Guerra, a local artist who owns Visual Voice, a studio in Truro, and the works will be on display at NSCC Truro Campus as the initial show.  The aim is to have a show of the work at the local library as well.
 
 
In the photo is Shelby Thompson holding her environmental image.
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Students also presented their portfolios and were interviewed by a team of Rotarians. 
Shelby Thompson (grade 12, CEC) Kathryn Nickerson (grade 12, CEC) each won a
$500 bursary for their efforts. The interview team was made up of Ken MacDonald (left) 
Wayne Gillis and Rod Jones.
 
Students gave the conference a high rating. Feedback such as "wish it could have been longer" and "enjoyed making plans to help rebuild our natural resources" made the day very worthwhile.
 
Laurie Sandeson was in charge of the day. She was assisted by Ryan Beazley, Les Mosher, Derrick Higgins, Rod Jones, Wayne Gillis, Ed MacDonald, Ken MacDonald, Larry Beazley, Lech Krzywonos and non-Rotarian/Admin Support Jessie Patriquin from Sun Life.  Thanks to the great team who came together to help pull this off!
 
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Speakers
Jon Hutt - Truro Adventures
Aug 19, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - Ed MacDonald
Exchange student experience, Tessa, Ali and Pablo
Aug 26, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - Ken MacLean
Rotary Club of Truro - No Meeting - Labour Day
Sep 02, 2019 12:00 PM
No meeting - Labour day
Stacey Harrison - Colchester East Hants Hospice
Sep 09, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - Anna Rutherford
Raging Crow Distillery - Jill Linquist
Sep 16, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - Judy Nicholson
Kyle Andrews - Childhood Post Traumatic Stress +
Sep 23, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - Al Cooze
Darlyne Proctor - Colchester Balefill
Sep 30, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - TBA
Jol Hunter - The Workshops Capital Campaign.
Oct 07, 2019 12:00 PM
Chair - Dr. Garth Coffin
Rotary Club of Truro - No Meeting - Thanksgiving
Oct 14, 2019 12:00 PM
No meeting
 
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