Bulletin of 1997.10.10

**OUR 80TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR - CHARTERED DECEMBER 22,1917**

FRIDAY, October 17/97 -12:30 pm Chateau Laurier - BALLROOM John Cripton, Director and Chief Executive Officer of the NATIONAL ARTS CENTRE. Mr. Cripton will be speaking to us on the successes and challenges of the National Arts Centre in his first year.

On the Menu: Chicken Vol au Vent with Vegetables (or Fruit Plate, or Vegetarian....just ask the waiters when they come to your table)

SPECIAL RAFFLE Earl Crowe has once again obtained a raffle prize worth over $300 - 1 pair of seasons tickets for the English Theatre Series - 1st show Tony Award Winner “Master Class” with Jackie Burroughs, October 23.Be prepared to buy some raffle tickets

Oct 10 meeting ... Congratulations to President Marcia on Chairing her very first Friday luncheon as President. She is such a natural! Past President Wayne Beaudoin introduced our speaker Joanne DiCosimo on her first address to an Ottawa organization since moving from Manitoba in July. As the President and Chief Executive Director of the Canadian Museum of Nature, Ms. DiCosimo described the importance of the museum as a means of predicting the future and of capturing the cultural history in its fauna, flora and minerals. She explained that one of the challenges of the Museum is to engage the community in the life of the museum.

Congratulations .......to Myrna Beattie who was the recipient of President Marcia’s first official President’s Rose for her assistance on the Programme Committee and her dedication to Kiwanis. ........to Kathleen Holst who won her first raffle prize of 3 bottles of wine donated by Neil McDonald. Thank you for donating, Neil, $144.00 was raised for our General Account. ..... to those who received their 100%

Attendance Tabs for attending 52 meetings in the year or obtaining makeups as required: Steve Georgopoulos, 3 years; David Daubney, 7 years; Past Lt. Governor Doug Legere, 22 years; Barry Young and Past President Harry Brown, 24 years!

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Competition doesn’t create character - it exposes it COREL GALA!!! We are pleased to announce that Michael Cowpland of Corel Corporation has invited our Club members (along with a guest) to attend their Annual World Design Contest Gala at the Corel Centre on Monday, October 27/97. This spectacular black tie event showcases the work of talented contestants who have submitted entries for CorelDRAW and an Awards Ceremony will be held for the winner. The event is also a tribute to Corel WordPerfect and the official launch of the Corel DRAW8. This has been noted as the largest party Corel ever hosted! with Live entertainment, dancing and refreshments. If you did not pick up an invitation this past Friday, you can pick up one at the next Friday luncheon or from the Kiwanis office.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS Tue Oct 14 Programme 7:30 pm Dave Parkes home (* note change of date) Hands-On 7:30 pm Ross Hadwen’s home Membership 7:30 pm Chris Thompson’s home Public Relations 6:15 Kiwanis office Wed Oct 15 Duck Race 7:30 am CHEO Boardroom Youth & Community 12:00 Bob Horlick’s office Thu Oct 16 Lottery for Kids 8:00 am Easter Seals Society, Boardroom Medical Foundation 12:00 Laurentian Club Mon Oct 20 Board of Directors 5:45 Kiwanis office Charitable Gift Planning 12:30 Robert Houle’s office Tue Oct 21 Ways & Means 12:00 Talisman Hotel Wed Oct 22 Key Club 12:00 Bank of Nova Scotia, 3rd floor Mon Oct 27 Air Cadets 7:00 Elliot Melamed’s home Tue Oct 28 Spiritual Aims & International Affairs 12:15 St. Paul’s University

UPCOMING LUNCHEON MEETINGS

Oct 24 Steve Violetta, Vice-President, Ottawa Senators Hockey Club

Oct 31 Company of Musical Theatre

Nov 7 Remembrance Day Luncheon-Mr. Len Dent, Canada Remembers Commemoration Committee

Nov 14 Her Excellency Mrs. Diana Fowler Leblanc, Palliative Care in Canada

Dec 5 Annual General Meeting

**Dec 12 Kiwanis International President Walter Sellers - in recognition of our Club’s 80th Anniversary of the Charter of our Club. Mark your calendars!

INTERCLUBS PLANNED for October : Nepean October 15, 6:45p.m. Green Valley Restaurant, contact Barry Young; Pembroke October 22, 12:00 Settler’s Hall, Pembroke, contact Ted Digel; Sage, October 29, 10:00 a.m., Woodroffe United Church, contact Jim Anderson.

*** NOVEMBER 17/97 - OTTAWA SENATORS vs BOSTON BRUINS Mark your calendars!! We will be given a sectioned-off area for this game, and will have 1000 tickets to sell. You can help the Committee with this fundraiser by taking 10 tickets to sell to 10 of your business associates, family or friends. We are also looking for a sponsor for the cocktail party before the game at the Corel Centre. If you can help out please with ticket sales please call Tom Spence, Tony Bennett or Peter Patafie.

AIR CADETS COMMITTEE hosted a dinner last week in honour of Major Bryan Healey who stepped down from 6 years as Commanding Officer of the 211 Air Cadet Squadron, after an association with the cadets that began when he was 12 years old. Bryan and his family were proud to share this evening with the Committee and the new Commanding Officer Ron Donovan and his wife, Joan.

NEPEAN KEY CLUB - SLAVE DAY Why not help the Key Clubbers raise funds for their attendance at the Key Club Convention. SURELY you could use some help around your house the weekend of October 18 and 19! They will rake ALL those leaves, help clean out the garage, help put up storm windows or help inside the house for a donation. Call Howard Lithwick at 828-2120 if you wish to help out the kids with their fall fundraiser.

THE MAY COURT CLUB OF OTTAWA is holding a new fundraiser called The Table’s All Set: Creative Settings to Dine For the week of October 18-21. The exhibition will feature approximately twenty designer decorated table settings at the Laurentian Club 11:00-5:00 for only $10 at the door. For more information please call 733-4681 Kiwanianne Club of Ottawa gratefully acknowledges all Kiwanians who generously donated goods, services, time and talent to make their Flea Market fundraiser a success. Members of our Hands-On committee organized a truck loading evening at the warehouse and many other members volunteered to pick up items, provided security and financial advice. They are pleased that they have raised approximately $4,000 which will go toward their Literacy & Scholarship Programs.

YOUVILLE GRADUATION The Board and staff of the Youville Centre are pleased to announce that the ceremonies for a number of single mothers graduating from High School will be held at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 17, 1997, at the Hintonburg Community Centre, 1064 Wellington Street, Ottawa. Refreshments will follow. If you are interested in attending this ceremony, please call 729-6748

** GOODS NEWS ** We received a call from Karen Haddon, our former Admistrative Secretary Assistant, who was pleased to announce that she is working part-time at a retail outlet in the Bayshore Mall, AND is setting up her own home-business called K. Haddon Computer Services. Karen thanks everyone for their assistance and kindness when she left the Kiwanis office.

1997 LOTTERY CALENDAR - 4,962 calendars were sold for 1997! CALENDAR WINNER for Sunday, October 3, 1997 Calendar # 7376 Louise Merkley Sony Colour Television value $1,000 donated by Sprint Courier

ROSTER CHANGES: The Rosters have now arrived! If you did not pick one up on Friday, it has been mailed to you. When there are changes here, please make the change in your roster as well. de Young, Aubrey 215 - Aubrey Information Systems Manager DMR Group 360 Albert St K1R 7X7 238-2697 fax 238-2802 St. Louis, Robert 18 - Bob Furniture Retailer Phillip van Leeuwen 10 Byward Market K1N 7A1 562-0700 fax 562-0701

HEAD TABLE FOR OCTOBER 17/97 1. Ken Bickley 2. Jill Bobula 3. Guy Bourbonniere 4. Earl Crowe 5. John Cripton 6. President Marcia 7. Major Cliff Hollman 8. Peter Nadeau 9. Les Morin 10. Brian McGarry 11. Art Moody 12. Mary Dashney -Guestbook Rather

Amusing: If a word in the dictionary was misspelled, how would we know?

** THIS BULLETIN WAS PREPARED USING COREL WORDPERFECT **

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