Bernie Cormier presenting Helen Knowles, with Rotary pen with Rotary 4 Way
Helen is Team leader, Servant’s Heart Ministries, a mission to
Dominican Republic. She spoke about the missions work.
Mission for the Dominican Republic, based out of Bridgewater NS, volunteer Board in NS, close management of funds and fund dispersal. Support children, education and health, can sponsor a child for $29.00 per month, education and all necessities covered
More information and additional program information available at: http://www.servantsheartdr.org/#
The Rotary club of Bathurst will be sponsoring one BHS student to attend the 2015 Adventure in Citizenship Program in Ottawa next spring (May 3 to May 6, 2015). As always, we will hold a “speaking contest” at one of our Rotary lunch (February 16, 2015) and the members will select the winner of the contest and send him/her to Ottawa all expenses paid. The 3 BHS students participating to the “speaking contest” have to deliver a 5 minute speech on the same topic same topic ie. “What does it mean to be Canadian”.
For more info about the Rotary Adventure in Citizenship program, please click on following link: 65th annual Rotary Adventure in Citizenship Program
Bathurst Rotary is proud to be involved in the Habitat for Humanity Project. Details about the location and project as well as ways to support the project to follow.
Presentation by the Canadian Deaf and Blind, Executive Director, Kevin
Symes; Shirley Burke, Intervenor, Bathurst; Sarah DeBay, Intervenor,
Moncton; Client Steven Robichaud
Intervenor, Sarah Burke, is working with Kevin Robichaud
of Moncton who is blind plus has Spina Bifida. Saraha is working on getting
a computer for Kevin with a program for voice recognition so he
can integrate into the workforce.
December 8, a presentation was given by Joanie Chalifour of Passage House, a
shelter for abused women in the Bathurst Region.
Shown in photo: Joanie with Audrey Ronalds
TIckets will soon be available from Bathurst Rotarians for the 2015-2016 World Travel Draw. TIckets are offered to people who purchased the previous year, then offered to people on the waiting list. 12 prizes to be drawn per month with 1st place prize being the World Travel Draw Trip. Thanks for your support in the past and hoping to sell all of the limited number of tickets offered again this year!
Bathurst Rotary was fortunate to have Rotary’s District Governor Michael Walsh as guest speaker December 1 at the weekly Rotary Meeting. He is seen here presenting an award to Wilbur Elhatton for over 40 years of Rotary Service – Congratulations!
World Travel Draw Winners December 2014
1st Place – Trip Denise Pitre & Omer Glazier -Cancun Secrets of the Vine Seller: Al Cotton
2nd Place – $500 Cash Charline Ouellette & Guy Desilva Seller: Bob Comeau
3rd Place – $244 Donna & Rocky Anstey Seller: Al Cotton
4th Place- $125 Sedona Patricia Doucet Seller: Gordon Pitre
5th Place – $125 Fashion Deck James Doucet Seller: Sue Stever
6th Place – $100 Danny’s Lorraine Knowles Seller: Al Cotton
7th Place – $100 Atlantic Host Patricia Buzas Seller: Al Buzas
8th Place – $100 Nectar Roger Frenette Seller: Al Cotton
9th Place – $100 Tower’s Carol Comeau Seller: Vicki White
10th Place –$100 Nepisiguit River Co. Suzanne Foran Seller: Fenton Hickey
11th Place – $100 Cash Anna Albert Seller: Julien Albert
12th Place – Nectarina Bob McKinnon Seller: Rita McGrath
Date: 17 November 2013
Shown in Photo: Vicki White presenting Pat McCarthy with honorary gift
Chairperson: Carmel Hickey
Guest Speaker Pat McCarthy, CEO Recycle NB
Recycle NB, is a province wide agency to manage waste reduction programs for designated materials and provide environmental stewardship for New Brunswick.
Recycle ND currently Manages 3 prime recycling programs:
Tires; since 1996, a $5 million dollar value business, with $1 million diverted from land-fill (98%)
Paint; since 2008-2009, a $1 million dollar value business, 62 tons recovered, recycling through retailers.
Oil and glycol; new initiative Jan 2014, in its infancy
Future areas, Electronic waste and packaging and printed paper
Local municipalities, regional areas conduct their own recycling programs for materials not included in the Recycle NB program. Recycle NB works with the industry encouraging them to implement industry run programs.