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February 3, 2021 at 5:30 pm
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St Thomas Railway City Rotary Club Minutes - February 3, 2021
Attendance: Scott C., Al, Sandy, Diane, Bill, Ann, Mark, Sue, Wade, Eleanor, Natalie, Helen, Roger, Dagmar, Paul, Brian

Guests: Carrie Ford, Dr. Bob Jones, Laura Sherwood
Welcome - President Scott @ 5:30 pm
O' Canada 
4 Way Test 

Guest Speaker 
Carrie Ford, Dr. Bob Jones. Laura Sherwood- Hospice of Elgin
When Every Moment Matters
-Hospice is both a "place" and "type" of care
-Hospice palliative care is about relieving pain and suffering while improving the quality of life 
- Hospice of Elgin symbolizes love, life and care. Care never ends and the goal of Hospice is to provide continuous "wrap around" care for individuals and their family at end-of-life
- Elgin County is the ONLY region in Southwestern Ontario with a Hospice
- 10 beds
Hospice Vision
- a 15,000 square foot healthcare facility with a home-like atmosphere, offering 24/7 specialized end-of-life care
- caregiver support and respite
- grief and bereavement supports
- Holistic person and family-centered care
- services free of charge to patients and families
- care offered at home, in the community or in hospice
- St. Joseph's Health Care Society brings experience and resources
- support STEGH by alleviating pressures
- lowering health care costs
- land announcement will be coming this year
- Hospice of Elgin is in the quiet phase of a $9.5 million capital campaign, already have surpassed 50% of their goal
- over the next year the will be educating and bringing awareness to the community 

Club Business

Financial - Helen

Motions/Club Decisions

Committee Updates

Fundraising - Paul 

International - Mark F

Local Community Service - Sandy
Paul will bring information to the club at the next meeting regarding the February 21, 2021 meal at the IOTC, he is waiting to hear back from Sam (Road House). Other options are Bella Jacks, Metro

Rotary Youth Exchange - Al G

Administration - Bill C  

Polio Update/Challenge

Member News

Extra Info
- Open House for Rotoract next Wednesday, if you would like more information reach out to President Scott. 
- Sue updated the club on two options for the club to recognize the hospital staff, drive by in the Spring and sending in pictures with a THANK YOU and she will make a video.  Sue will send email out with more information. 
- Happy Birthday to Helen!
- Happy Anniversary to AtPrint (Mark) 

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Natalie Redman

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