Posted by Devon Taylor on Feb 27, 2020
The Satellite meeting was held at Capers on Thursday, February 27, 2020 and chaired by Collin Myers. 
  • Savour the Chill
    • Seven volunteers served hot chocolate during the Savour the Chill event 
    • The number of volunteers allowed two shifts which worked very well
  • Hockey Night in Quinte
    • Date set for Saturday, March 28 at the Red Lion Pub featuring the band, Bad Tractor; The Red Lion will donated 10% of food sales from the event to HNIQ plus they are donating the use of the venue and the band at no cost to Rotary
    • Tickets will be $25
    • There will hockey-inspired games, 50/50 raffle, + silent and live auction as fundraisers
    • Sponsorship dollars sit at $7,500 with more to come
    • Ryan and Cassandra met with the City and the Sens Foundation - next steps include choosing the site
    • There will be a deputation to City Council on April 20
    • Hoping to have 50-60 silent auction items - would be great if Satellite members would work to procure at least two items each
    • Facebook event is now live! Please share far and wide and invite your friends.
    • Tickets can be purchased at The Brake Room, or you can message a Satellite member and arrange for purchase/pick up. More details on this come.
  • Belleville Senators 50/50 Fundraiser
    • March 20 will be the next game where we will run the 50/50. If interested in volunteering, email Melanie Cressman
  • Tree Planting Project: "Rotary Loves Trees"
    • Date is set for Saturday, April 25; Following the plant, there will be live music by Victor Cooper held at The Loft
    • There will be a deputation to the City on March 9
    • Working on getting the website live; Devon and Melanie working on the content
    • T-shirts to be made
    • Next meeting is March 2 - more details to follow this meeting
  • 100th Anniversary
    • April 1, 2020
    • RSVP through ClubRunner by February 28
    • Tickets going quickly
  • Reminder that membership fees are due
  • Rotary Loves Kids
    • Date set for July 24, 2020
    • After party to be held at Empire Square downtown - bringing the event back to its roots
  • Great Happy Bucks turn out!
Next Meeting: Capers, Belleville on March 12 at 5:30 p.m. and John Baltutis will chair.
In order to plan appropriately all members are reminded to please respond to the event invitation and register your participation in advance. Thank you.