STRCRC Meeting


July 18 2018 
Fellowship at 5:10 p.m.


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


Committee Meeting/ 
Board Meeting

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July 25th -Elgin Country Heritage Centre
460 Sunset Drive, St. Thomas, ON
Cost: $2 per person
**This is a guided tour - please arrive on time 5:30pm 

Aug 1st - Meeting Cancelled



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Ian Chantler

Scott Carrie

Helen Campbell

Barb Weir

Wade Coombs

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Silvester Schiele, Paul Harris, Hiram Shorey, and Gustavus Loehr

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St Thomas Railway City Rotary Club and Board Minutes, July 18th 2018

Ian called the meeting to order at 5:29 p.m.
O Canada and Four Way Test
Guests: Rob and Danielle Redman
Still Looking for a Vice-President.

Rotary Vision Statement -  "Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves."

We welcomed Natalie Redman- Executive Director of Vitim Services Elgin as an official member - Ian was her sponsor
Ian took a quote from Natalie's FB page quote - You can't control the length of your life.
Just the depth." 
We did the hug train to officially welcome Natalie :) 

Ian's quote of the Day 
You've always been and will always be a winner.  

District grant info - 

Club Business

Aug 8 - Meeting at Ian's - BBQ
Aug 10   Reach the Beach (Marshals)
Aug 17  - BBBS Golf for kid's Sake (Golfers) 
Aug 22 - Rotary Youth Exchange 
Sept 8 - BBBS Big Ball drop (BBQ) 
Sept 23 - Railway City Road Races (Marshals/Admin)
Sept 26 - Rotary Membership Evening

Fellowship Brainstorming some potential ideas for adult get together, some ideas included - 
Escape room - Ax throwing - Quai Du Vin night - bowling - laser tag - Adult Christmas event - Poker run - 

Unscheduled business 
Sandy asked for support in the way of signatures as a sponsor -  Dowler-Karn is giving away up to 
$75,000 to invest in local projects.  Sandy is looking for $2000 for Inn out of the Cold 

Sandy informed us that Inn out of the cold received a grant from Green Lane for $21,000

Thank you cards we received from - Bob Warnock, Barb Warnock  and Forest Park Public School snack program 

July 20th - Dr. Robbi Howlett
July 22th - Wade Coombs

Meeting Adorned at 6:31pm

Happy Dollars
Members had Happy Bucks.

Board Minutes
The meeting was called to order - adjourned at 7:08pm

Nothing at this time
There was an update of paid club membership.
Statement Accounts-  Libro Operations $11,376.43    Libro Projects   $5766.78    OLG Bingo $11156.54
Libro Account for signing authority has been taken to Libro. Barb has done this

Helen had receipts for 2 bills totaling $92.02 
Motion - To pay Wade for reimbursement for $92.02 for the changeover and birthday food. 
Moved by Wade  Seconded - Chris All approved
Ian about money being moved from Fish fry, bottle drive and Canadale BBQ - 90% of each totaling
Fish Fry -  $3871.83
Bottle Drive - $91.35
Canadale BBQ-  $ 389.15

Motion - Helen to move 90% of funds from Fish fry, Bottle Drive, Canadale BBQ 
Moved by - Chris  Second - Wade  All Approved

Bingo Money is over $10,000 (currently $11,156.54)  but already allocated  towards - BBS, Christmas Care, IOOTC
Bingo shares (amount made this month - $1357.67 yearly total of - $13,912.88 
Dinner of the month - talk about whether to run it or not and what to replace it with.  Paul needs report for Dinner of the Month so he can close the license. 

Service and Projects
Sandy discussed the large number of projects.  Attention will be paid over the coming year to projects that the club actively supports.
Club Administration  
BBQ - $5 per person - potluck, signup sheet, shorts, casual, fun.  Bring your own drinks and chairs 

Discussion was made about a gift for DG Jim
Motion: To give $50 CND cheque  for Rotary international in the name of DG Jim Schlatman
Mover - Wade  Seconder Chris - all Approved
Next Meeting
Discuss ideas for social night and the details. 


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