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Club Meeting April 14th, 2019

ROTARY CLUB of OAK BAY BULLETIN, 14 May, 2019 By Victoria Pitt This Tuesday was a Club Day and while meeting attendance was low, dinner was lovely (Lobster Mac’n’Cheese anyone?) Visiting Rotarians and guests. Joan Firkins introduced our visitors, Dottie and Dan Lahuta from Olympia They came to Victoria to attend the Conference and stayed […]

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Club Meeting May 7th, 2019

ROTARY CLUB of OAK BAY BULLETIN, 7 MAY, 2019 By Janette Nation Invocation: Wendy Townsend Recognition was given by President Peter to those who had worked so hard on making the Mardi Gras fundraising event, on 4 May 2019, such a success: Joan Peggs, Lorna Curtis, Neil Rawnsley and Wendy Townsend. Visiting Rotarians: Sophie Gloy […]

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Club Meeting April 2nd, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin 2 April, 2019 by Sabrina Corraini President Peter opened the meeting by announcing that it is Maternal & Child Health month and showed us a short video that follows “Midwives for Haiti”.  They are improving maternal and infant health care in a country with the highest mortality rate of […]

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Club Meeting March 26th, 2019

The Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 26 March, 2019 by Ron Cooley President Peter opened the meeting with Pablo Diemecke playing the Mexican National Anthem on his violin accompanied by Ricardo & Andrea (no last name on Visitors sign in), both of whom are students at the Canadian College for Performing Arts (CCPA) in […]

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Club Meeting March 12th, 2019

ROTARY CLUB of OAK BAY Bulletin, 12 March, 2019 by Tav Macpherson. President Peter opened the meeting at 12.15pm. The gathering was at the Oak Bay Recreation Centre. Joan F. immediately promoted the upcoming Mardi Gras Dinner. Being held on the evening of Saturday, 27 April, this is an important Club fundraising event and all […]

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Club Meeting March 5th, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin, 5 March, 2019 By Sabrina Corraini President Peter opened the meeting and mentioned that it is Water & Sanitation month; an important theme in our world. Steve Sharlow shared the invocation. Lynne Murray introduced visitors and guests: Roteractor Christopher Dietlein from UVic. Visitor Shelley Hordiyuk (guest of Jack Petrie). […]

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Club Meeting February 19th, 2019

February 19, 2019 Scribe Krista Voitchovsky President Peter welcomed everyone and introduced Murray Winlaw from the Sidney by the Sea Club. Murray presented us with a $400 cheque to donate to our Mexico project as they will be partnering with us. Clair introduced the visitors and visiting Rotarians: Murry Winlaw-Sidney by the Sea Joan & […]

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Club Meeting February 5th, 2019

Rotary Club of Oak Bay Bulletin for February 5th, 2019  By Karen Graham Thank you, Steve Sharlow, for your invocation. Wendy filled in for Peter who was away. Lynnie introduced our visitors: Visiting Rotarians: Janet Power (Victoria) Tom Kofin (Edmonton South), Bashir el-Khalafawi (Parksville) Visitors: Juliana Wigmore and Heather Croft (Speakers) Jacquie McAfee Sock donations […]

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The Champions Came Without Shoes

A message from John Jordan, a dedicated Oak Bay Rotarian:

A story the club might be interested to hear about. This place is full of hard-scrabble winners. If they can make a championship out of their field in the jungle, they will make a springboard of the platform we give them. So many opportunities to support here!
Time is going fast. Lots to accomplish first. I am back end Feb. Please see attachment for details

Blessings, John