Weekly Meeting - Special General Meeting of the Club - No guests please

The Executive of the Board of Directors, along with the assistance of Dawn Morewood who prepared the Business Plan, introduced a new fundraising concept to the club, explaining that it will need complete support and participation from all members. Thanks you to the members who took the time to attend this meeting, and to share your questions with the group. Kathleen Holst, who has agreed to be Chair of this new committee - soon to be named - will be moving quickly to establish her committee and to further educate the members. More to Follow soon!

President's Rose – Dawn Morewood is proving to be an excellent choice for the Board of Directors, and never fails to share her expert advice at our meetings. She spent many hours preparing the business plan on our new fundraising concept, and it shows that she is proud to be able to contribute to our club.

Raffle Prize – Congratulations to Howard Whittaker, who won the raffle of 4 tickets to the Ottawa Renegades game on Friday, donated by Bill Gosewitz. Thank you all for contributing, $148 was raised for our General Account.

Attendance, Friday November 4/05 Active - 68 /121 (does not include 10 on Leave of Absence) Seniors - 17/58 Honorary and staff - 4 Total 89

Next Club Meeting: BREAKFAST - Friday, November 11, 2005, 7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. * We Are Moving…to the Delta Ottawa Hotel, 361 Queen Street, Ottawa. Access underground Parking beside the entrance, or park on the street Remembrance Day Celebration

We are pleased to present the Cadets Colour Party who will lead the March-in and share with us their Flag Presentation Father Joe LeClair, from the Church of the Blessed Sacrament "Fight Or Flight" We will be proud to individually recognize our war veterans who will be joining us, and displaying their medals and ribbons of honor , and sharing with us some of their stories. A hand-held microphone will be passed around the room.

Please inform the office, if you are bringing a guest. Click here: mailto:ritaharper@ottawakiwanis.org

On the Menu: Plated Service of Buttermilk Pancakes with Syrup, Herbed Scrambled Eggs, Sausages, Home Fried Potatoes, Grilled Tomatoes. Mixed Fruit and Fresh Pastries will be on the tables.

Head Table, November 11 – at the Delta Ottawa Hotel 1. Dominic D'Arcy, thanker 2. Mike Lundy, introducer 3. Father Joe LeClair 4. President Sam Bhargava 5. Major Max Bulmer 6. Angela Cummings 7. Lorne Smith 8. Suzanne Cyr, guest book Greeters: Guy Dagenais and Gary Flockton Raffle ticket seller: Roberta Driscoll

“Our cupboard is bare” - if you have any great items, or a neat idea for a raffle prize, please call us at 233-1900. We are plumb empty and could use your help!

The Kiwanis Club of Bytown invites EVERYONE to "On The Road Show", with Janet Carlile, on November 8th at the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club. For a mere $20 per item, and, $22 for a buffet dinner, you can find out if Aunt Alice left you a treasure worth thousands! What about that cute little tea cup and saucer, or that old picture frame? Join in and have fun while raising funds for the Kiwanis Club of Bytown. RSVP to Darlene Wilson at 821-9357 or ddgn@rogers.com by November 4/05

Committee Meetings Tue Nov 8 Bed Race 12:00 Apollo Management Membership 7:00 pm Lord Elgin Wed Nov 9 Circle K 12:00 Ian Hendry’s office YCPO – to be announced to committee Thu Nov 10 Key Club 8:00 a.m Trane Partners In Caring 12:00 Clive Woolley’s office

LUNCHEON Line-Up! Nov 18 Luncheon Meeting relocated to Nov 17th Dinner. (see Below *** ) Nov 25 Chateau Laurier - Robert Dyck, CEO of CODE Incorporated Dec 2 ** MOVING to the Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club for lunch Guest speaker to be announced shortly Dec 9 Santa is Coming to Kiwanis!! Family Christmas Party – Bring your family, your friends, your children, your grandchildren, your neighbor’s …. Presenting: “The Rising Stars”, from the Dominic D’Arcy Talent Development program, providing the best of the Holiday Music which will entice you to sing along! All children will be asked to dance……… Dec 16 Chateau Laurier - Guest Speaker, Dave Smith Dec 23 and Dec 31 No Meeting - Enjoy the Holiday Season Jan 6 Chateau Laurier

***A TASTE OF LEBANON - Thursday, November 17th 6:00 pm The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Programme Committee invites you to enjoy an evening of fine dining with good friends. Make up a table of eight and experience Genuine Lebanese cooking, Authentic Arabic Belly Dancing and Entertainment. JOIN US at the St. Elias Centre, 750 Ridgewood Avenue (across from Mooney's Bay). Tickets are $40 each - GET YOURS NOW! Please RSVP to 248-2414 or reply to this email to ensure you are part of this great evening. Invite Your Friends! (NOTE: If you are a Prepaid member of the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa, you have already been billed $21 on your Oct-Dec quarterly luncheons invoice. If you attend the Lebanese Dinner, all you have to pay is the balance of $19 and you can instruct the office to charge your credit card)

It’s that time of year when you challenge the elements and get toughened up for winter. Salvation Army Christmas Kettles – Every year we provide volunteers to assist the Red Shield Appeal through the ringing of the bells for the Salvation Army. We need 9 members to each take a 1-hour shift to ring the bells and staff the bubble, for the Red Shield Appeal during the lunchtime period of Tue.Dec. 6th, Wed. Dec 7th, and Thur. Dec. 8th. There will be 3 shifts per day (11:00-12:00, 12:00-1:00, 1:00-2:00) Sign-Up Sheets will be on the tables at the Friday luncheon, so if you can help out, PLEASE fill in a shift. You can also reply to this email, or call the office at 233-1900.

Community Service – That’s Us. Passing The Torch - Many of our members have not seen the plaques acknowledging our Club's contribution to the Passing The Torch Campaign, that are at the Canadian War Museum. It is fitting that they are amongst photos attached to this email at this time of Remembrance, thanks to Ross Christensen, who was a member of the Passing The Torch Committee . Chair of the PTT Committee, Allan Castledine, was proud to report a successful year in 2003, as they raised a total of $110,501 from Ottawa Kiwanians, other Kiwanis Clubs in Canada, and public contributions. Let's remember our Veterans and pay respect to them on November 11th.

Santa is in town! If you are in need of a Santa for your home or office party, please contact Ken Miller at 226-6590. NOTE: All Donations will be forwarded by him to the Kiwanis Club of Ottawa Foundation, for our Cadets Committee. Thank you, Ken.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS

The Kiwanis Club of Ottawa-West (formerly Carleton) invites you to celebrate the holiday season with them at our Annual Christmas Prayer Breakfast on December 7, 2005 (7:15 a.m.) Their guest of honour and speaker will be the Reverend Tom Sherwood, ecumenical chaplain of Carleton University. Details of cost and location to follow in the next email.

Kiwanis Key Club of Sir Robert Borden High School are once again collecting Canadian Tire money and /or Cash for Toy Mountain! Guy Bourbonniere and Robert Houle would be pleased to accept your donation at any luncheon - DEADLINE is DEC 2nd

Members of the Kiwanis Club of Nepean and their guests will celebrate their Club's 51st Charter Night and the Year of the Veteran in the Canadian War Museum with a tour of the Museum followed by dinner and a guest speaker. Members and guests will rendezvous at 3:45 pm on Saturday, November 19, 2005, in the main lobby of the Museum located at 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa . The tour of the Museum will commence at 4:00 pm, cocktails at 5:00 pm in Atelier D, followed by dinner at 5:30 at the same location. Brigadier-General Ian C. Douglas (Ret'd) will be the guest speaker. Everyone is requested to arrive before 3:45 pm so that the tour can start on time. Outdoor parking is available at no cost. Underground parking is $1.50 per hour with a flat rate of $5 after 6:00 pm. The cost of the dinner is $40. The tour is $6 per person. Complimentary admission for military personnel and for veterans and 3 guests. Reduce your costs by bringing a vet or a soldier. For dinner tickets contact Chris Maziarski 829-7977 or by e-mail Maziarski.Chris@infrastructure.gc.ca

Ottawa’s singing policeman celebrates 50 years in the entertainment business - Our very own member, Dominic D’Arcy, with MC Max Keeping and Dominic’s Rising Stars youth performers, are joining forces for an evening of celebration and live music, in support of Dominic D’Arcy’s Talent Development program. Who: Dominic D’Arcy (with special guests) What: CD Release party and celebration of 50 years in the entertainment business Why: In partial support of the Dominic D’Arcy Rising Stars Talent Development program When: Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, 7:30-9:30pm refreshments to follow Admission $20 for adults, $10 for children under 12 Where: Ron Kolbus Centre (formerly Lakeside Gardens).West on Carling Ave, turn right into Britannia Park (at Pinecrest) Background Dominic D’Arcy lends a sympathetic ear through his music that helps in turning troubled youth around and encourages them to become involved in their community in the war against drugs and alcohol. Many of Dominic’s Rising Stars have gone on to the world stage and the big screen.This is an all ages event.

Board of Directors, for 2005-06 Executive (7) 88th President - Sam Bhargava (613)834-3647 Immediate Past President - Derek Finley President-Elect - Neil McDonald Vice-Presidents - Bill Gosewitz and Peter Patafie Honorary Treasurer - Jane Flain Honorary Secretary - Solange Guberman Directors (9) Guy Bourbonniere Martin Diegel Harold Feder Dawn Morewood Peter Nadeau Barb Perrin Phil Rossy Chris Thompson Doug Wilson Weekly meeting : Friday 12:30 p.m. Fairmont Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa,ON (613) 241-1414 (changes or cancellations are noted in ‘ Upcoming Meetings’ )

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Kiwanis is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to changing the world one child and one community at a time. Kiwanis est une organisation internationale de bénévoles qui se vouent à changer le monde un enfant et une communauté à la fois.