Posted on May 09, 2019
Our Satellite group got together on Thursday, May 9 at Capers. Members and guests were welcomed.  Melanie Cressman led the meeting.
New business...
The Satellite executive positions of Chair, Secretary and Treasurer are needed to be filled.  Anna-Deane Best  indicated  interest in the Chair position, Devon Taylor  for Secretary and Rosi Ouellette for Treasurer. No other nominations. A motion was made and seconded and  a vote took place and all are in favour.  We have our new executive for the Rotary year starting July 1, 2019.
Information and Reminders....
  • The Satellite Club has committed to provide volunteers for bar ticket sales for the Waterfront and Ethnic Festival on July 11-13, 2019 and we will receive 10% percentage of sales. A link to the sign-up sheet on google docs was sent out by email for volunteer commitment.  All volunteers must have a Smart Serve certificate. Please sign-up.
  • Everyone involved enjoyed the fellowship during the work weekend at Easter Seals Camp Merrywood on the weekend of May 4. 
  • The Poker Walk for HIV AIDS event went well and nearly $27,000 was raised on  Saturday, April 27. 
  • There are  just a few of the 2019 Rotary Diners and Duffers books available for members to pick-up from Jenny Woods at her Quinte Business Accounting office. 
  • Rotary Loves Kids Golf Tournament at Black Bear and Trillium Woods and the Party on the River at Signal is set for July 19.  Corporate sponsorships, silent auction items, golfers and volunteers are needed to support this major fundraising event with 10% of monies designated to The Children’s Foundation.
  • Rotary Spelling Bees  is being held on June 8. Volunteers are needed.  Please contact Karen Baker.
  • Offer of potluck  meeting at Cassandra Bonn's on July 6. All in favour.
New ideas discussed.....
-Possibility of fundraising through Bingos 
-Possibility of support for an event to raise funds for local family with ill child
The next Satellite meeting dates at Capers are May 23 and June 6.
In order to plan appropriately all members are reminded to please respond to the event invitation and register your participation in advance. Thank you.