Satellite Meeting News

Posted on Aug 12, 2017
The Satellite Meeting on August 10th was held at Dinkel's Restaurant with a presentation by Jodie Jenkins on the Grace Inn Homeless Shelter in Belleville, a $500,000 project, expected to be open in the spring of 2018.  The cost is $25 per bed per night which equates to $4,925 a year.  Looking to Rotary to raise dollars to go towards renovations, and future projects or sponsoring a bed.  Grace Inn will be a 15 bed emergency shelter for adults in downtown Belleville, with a special focus on dignity, community and mentorship. 
 
Next Satellite Club meeting is on Thursday, August 24th at Prince Eddy's Brewing Company in Picton.  Rotarian Tanya Baldwin will be representing the Community Gardens Network of Hastings and Prince Edward.  Experiential Learning Garden and speaking about fundraising options.
 
Rotary Youth Exchange program -- looking for families to host incoming student from late August through to the end of June.  Please connect with Paige if you are able to provide support and accommodation to our international student and give them a good snapshot of a Canadian experience.
 
The District 7070 Foundation Walk is being held in Whitby on Sunday, September 10th at the Heydenshore Pavilion, 589 Water Street.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m.  The walk starts at 10 a.m.  No fee, but please make a pledge/donation to the Foundation.  It's a family friendly event, dogs welcome.  Lunch provided.  Don't have to be a Rotarian, bring a friend or family member and enjoy the scenery along Lake Ontario.
 
Future Meetings -- September 7th the Pier Patio (if closed we will go to Capers), September 21st Signal Brewery, October 5th Earl and Angelo's.