The Rotary Club of Truro inducted two new members at their meeting on Oct 22nd. 
 
Matthew Hunter is Truro's national champion in swimming and kayak. A graduate of CEC, Matthew works at both the Holiday Inn and Cineplex in addition to being involved in numerous sporting activities in town and around the province. He is an active fundraiser and a person who pushes the boundaries of what a person is capable of.
 
Pictured are (L-R) President Ryan Beazley, DG Rob Christie, Matthew and his sponsor Rotarian Laurie Sandeson.
 
 
Adam Harris is a Lawyer with the firm of Burchell MacDougall who specializes in Civil Litigation.  Adam grew up in Truro, attended Dalhousie University and worked in Pictou before returning to Truro. Adam, his wife Lisa and son Casey, live in Truro.
 
Pictured are (L-R) President Ryan Beazley, DG Rob Christie, Matthew and his sponsor Rotarian Barbara Goit.
 
 
 
Oct 24th is World Polio Day.  The End Polio Now campaign, led by Rotary International, raises awareness of what can be done to make polio a disease of the past. This Wed, October 24th , World Polio Day will serve as a timely reminder of what well-funded and well-supported global immunization initiatives can do to fight back against even the most frightening diseases. 
 
So far this year there have been 22 wild Polo cases in two countries in the world.  Still far to many.  However, if we stopped immunization now, it is estimated that within 10 years there would be 200,000 children paralyzed by the disease.  Our contributions help in the battle will help to prevent that.
 
Events such as our Swim for Polio are important to raise funds for the End Polio initiative. Through it and with individual donations by Rotarians our club has contributed $3,402 US this year so far. All donations will be matched two to one by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation so our efforts will be greatly multiplied.
 
It's important that you support the End Polio Now effort and make a contribution to the cause.  Check out the program on the End Polio Now website and help in the battle to end this disease.  We are so close.
There will be a great opportunity to learn more about Rotary as well as sharpen you leadership skills at the Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) that will be held this fall in Truro.
 
The  session will be held in Truro on October 27th at the NSCC Truro campus starting at 9:00 am and ending at about 4:00 pm. 
 
Members are encouraged to register early for the appropriate Part.  You can find out more about the Institute by checking out the RLI website (click) or by asking Jim or Barbara Goit. 
 
The Rotary Club of Truro has one of the highest percentage of members who have taken an RLI course of any club in the region and we're lucky that it it happens regularly right here in town.  Invest in yourself and Rotary be coming out to an RLI session.
 
The 5th annual Bollywood night held September 21st was another great success.  Hours and Hours of planned paid off with wonderful support from the community.  Some 22 Rotarians took part in the evening many volunteering for tasks such as taking tickets, selling bracelets and managing the silent auction.  Jane did a great job again as co-MC this year.  The food was fabulous and the feeling of the crowd was wonderful.
 
Thank you to everyone for a great event.
Nine rotarians from the Rotary Club of Truro volunteered with the Colchester Community Workshops annual Golf Tournament as on-course help as Hole-In-One spotters, with the marshmallow drive, football toss, cash collection, refreshment cart, sale of contest buttons and cheat sheets.  Rotarians also helped with the distribution of gift bags.
 
An additional nine Rotarians were golfing in the event and helped with fundraising.  Our teams collected a total of approximately $5,600 and the event is estimated to have generated about $28,000.
 
Team Dave Mills:
Richard Bowness
Larry Beazley
Rod Jones
Wayne Gillis
Team Ryan Beazley:
Al Cooze
Jim Gould
Andrew MacLaughlin
Laura MacLaughlin
Team Brian Matthews:
Terry Pook  
Alana Hirtle
Chester MacPhee
Lech Krzywonos
Lydia Sorflaten
Laurie Sandeson
Darlene Stevenson
Mark Mason
Sarah Boss/RBC Bank 3 people
 

This was a big turnout to support our sponsorship of this partner event. Thank you  to everyone.

The Rotary Club of Truro held their annual Summer social at the summer home of Richard and Maralyn Bowness on Shortts Lake on Sunday Aug 19th.
 
The weather was pretty much perfect, the food was excellent. A great time for everyone. It was the Richard and Maralyn's anniversary so the club helped them celebrate with a cake.
 
Thank you Richard and Maralyn for hosting and to Judy Nicholson for organizing the event.  Also thank you to all those who participated.  
 
Check out more photos on the club's Facebook page.
 
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Speakers
Speaker: DG Rob Christie's Club Visit
Oct 22, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - Jim Gould
Speaker: Jonathan Baha'i, Enter The Bunker
Oct 29, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair -Al Cooze
Speaker: Tiffany Bartlett. True or Fake News.
Nov 05, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - Tom Savary
No Truro Rotary Meeting - Remembrance Day
Nov 12, 2018 5:30 PM
No Meeting due to Holiday
Kevin Quinlan- CESO stories
Nov 19, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - Ken Macdonald
Speaker: Tentative Lenore Zann
Nov 26, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - TBA
Annual General Meeting
Dec 03, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - TBA
Speaker: TBA
Dec 10, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - TBA.
Speaker: TBA
Dec 17, 2018 12:00 PM
Chair - TBA
No Truro Rotary Meeting - Christmas
Dec 24, 2018 12:00 PM
No Meeting due to Holiday
No Truro Rotary Meeting - New Years
Dec 31, 2018 12:00 PM
No Meeting due to Holiday
Nick Sharpe - Exec. Dir. Big Brothers/Sisters
Jan 21, 2019
Chair Brian Matthews
 
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