Posted by Suzanne Ferguson on Mar 14, 2019
Paul Blower dedicated the Harris Bear on behalf of
Jessica Petz
Select the link below to hear Jessica's speech
Friday April 5, 2019  7:00 pm
At Central United Church
135 Wellington St. St. Thomas
Open to everyone as a Community time for all to enjoy. 
A showcase of talent from St. Thomas, Aylmer,  and surrounding areas.
Goodwill donation only
Rotaserver Notes March 13 2019
Welcome guests, Paul Blower, Sue and Rick Storey, (Rick is a member of new passport club)Michele Heidekamp; Maggie Horn and Jessica Petz.  If you wish to contact Jessica her email is  She is  Rotary Global Scholar for 2015 16.
Sue Storey and Malcolm Rust introduced Global Scholar Jessica Petz. Jessica a native of St Thomas and Central Elgin graduate.  Our club sponsored her.  She attended The London School of Hygiene and Tropical program and took her Masters in Science in Public Health in Developing Countries with a small very diverse group of students.  Rotary Club of Golders Green was her local sponsor club.  She met many Rotary scholars.  She became a research assistant in water, sanitation and hygiene research.   The $30,000 Rotary gift covered her tuition fees.  She did projects in Haiti, Madagascar,  Sierra Leone and Iraq.  She is currently looking for a position with a Canadian non-profit.  
Sue asked us to think of folks that might qualify for the Scholar for 2021/22. 
Maggie Horn winner of 50/50.
Mary fine master – Paris club fund raiser!
Contact Ron to help Grand Bend container loading in London this Saturday. 
Sat Apr 13 from 10 to 4 – chocolate extravaganza. 
History of Bill Shear’s passing by Bill Horn – Robbie Burns night! 
Home show and pony poopin' bingo tickets help welcomed.
Chamber of commerce dinner coming up as well as  East Coast Kitchen party.
Please remember to hand your volunteer hours to Adrianna.
Suzanne moved we give $1000 to Inn out of Cold for cots, Pat seconded, motion carried.
Jennifer to investigate washer dryer purchase for Grace Café.
Happy Finns
Malcolm – 2 – Paul and Jessica
Paul Blower – 1 attending meeting
Adriana 4 – Husband birthday, dad birthday, Connie, Paul and Jessica
Barb 2 – trip and marketing bag project
Maggie 2 – 50/50 draw and Paul
Michele 2 – Suzanne and attending meeting
Trish 4 – Jessica, Connie, Michele and Paul
Bill 2 – Paul Jessica
Ron – 4 – Michele, Paul, Jessica and RI work
Connie 1 – Michele
Trudy 3 – Paul, Jessica and Michele
Pat Martyn – 3 Michele, Paul, Jessica and Taiwan trip
Jennifer 4 – guests today; son’s birthday, recovered from surgery and good job prospects
Duty Roster
Dave Paylor
Malcolm Rust
Trish Shouldice
Stewart Shouldice