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2020-02-07
STRCRC Meeting

WHEN
February 5, 2020 at 5:30 pm
Fellowship at 5:10 pm

WHERE
St. Thomas Roadhouse
Bar & Grill
837 Talbot Street
St. Thomas, ON
 
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Scott Carrie
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Helen Campbell
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Natalie Redman
secretary@strcrc.org

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 Minutes - February 5, 2020
Attendance: Al G, Curtis R, Ann L, Natalie R, Scott C, Eleanor R, Dagmar W, Helen C, Roger C, Paul N, Sandra W, Anna
Regrets: Diane C, Bill C, Mark F, Sue B, Barb C, Scott W, Wade C

Guests: June, Ed, Karen A, Margaret B, Iona
Welcome - President Scott @ 5:30 pm
O' Canada 
4 Way Test 

Guest Speaker 
Sandy welcomed Margaret Barrie Board President for Inn Out of the Cold

-140 volunteers at the Inn
- continue to provide help and care
- seeing many serious changes in guests
- guests are sicker, higher, and younger
- The Inn continues to build their relationship with police
- every night they feed nearly 70 guests
- sleep 15-20 men/women
- 2018-19 served up to 51 guests for 403 nightly stays
- 2018-19 15-30 guests stayed overnight
- 35 000 people are homeless in Canada every night
-235 000 people are homeless in Canada in any given year
-average cost for persons struggling with homelessness and Mental Illness is $53 144 pp
-served 10 470 meals in 6 months 
- Inn opened in 2009
- provide guests with personal supplies
- connect them with ressouces
-Once a month a hair sylist comes in for free haircuts
- special requests put on social media - usually by the next day they have what they were looking for
- generosity in the area is really overwhelming
What is The Inn doing now??
- ID Clinics
-reducing barriers to housing
- replacing lost or stolen ID
help apply for financial assistance
-connect to Community Services
NEXT STEP
-year round, which means twice the staff and twice the cost
-security will be set up 4 nights per week
-sleep up to 30 a night
- The Inn is responsible to collect $130 000 a year on their own
Club Business
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Motions/Club Decisions
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Committee Updates

Fundraising
- Paul N

Still one person short for Bingo March 7, 2020 @9 pm

International - Mark F
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Local Community Service - Sandy
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Rotary Youth Exchange - Al G

Anna spoke briefly about her trip to Ottawa, The Parliament, Montreal and Quebec City

Administration - Bill C
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Polio Update/Challenge
N/A

Member News

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Extra Info
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Upcoming Events
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Respectfully submitted by:
Natalie Redman


Minutes taken by: 
Natalie Redman
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