STRCRC Meeting

March 4, 2020 at 5:30 pm
Fellowship at 5:10 pm

St. Thomas Roadhouse
Bar & Grill
837 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON
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Helen Campbell

Natalie Redman

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St Thomas Railway City Rotary Club Minutes - March 4, 2020
Attendance: Al G, Helen C, Roger C, Scott C, Dagmar W, Eleanor R, Mark F, Wade C, Natalie R, Scott V, Anna, Paul N, Sandy W, Ann L, Rico
Regrets: Diane C, Bill C, Sue B

Guests: Ed D, Terry Carroll (Elgin/St.Thomas Community Foundation), Gary & Gwen (Animal Aide), Iona (Inn Out of the Cold), Deb Denniss (East London Rotary)
Welcome - President Scott @ 5:30 pm
O' Canada 
4 Way Test 

Guest Speaker 
Wade introduced Executive Director Terry Carroll from the Elgin/St.Thomas Community Foundation
-1992 Community Foundation Canada was founded
-2003 founded locally
- after 10 years there was 1 million
- 2016 there was 2 million
- currently there is 5 million
- tax receipts are given with a donation
- they are obligated by Revenue Canada to offer Grants for 3.5%
- Local supports - "Every Kid Rocks" "#ivegotyourback911"
- Each Community Foundation is different
- Our Focus - addressing Communities greatest needs
- support 100 people who care
- Vital conversations with Youth
- Projects
- Help the Homeless Fund
- Building the Capacity with the Chamber
- Southwold Community Fund (specific to Southwold)
- assist with charitable status

Club Business
Cheque presentation was made to Gary and Gwen from Animal Aide for $500

Motions/Club Decisions

Committee Updates

- Paul N

International - Mark F

Local Community Service - Sandy
Sandy and Ann updated everyone on the last few items for the Shamrock Shuffle

Rotary Youth Exchange - Al G
- Anna has an event this weekend with other RYE 

Administration - Bill C

Polio Update/Challenge

Member News
- Ed has submitted his application

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