Bulletin of 1997.11.07


FRIDAY, November 14/97 -12:30 pm Chateau Laurier - ** BALLROOM

We will be honoured by the presence of Her Excellency Diana Fowler-Leblanc an active patron at the All Saints Hospice which we have assisted since 1991.She will be speaking from personal experience on Palliative Care in Canada.

On the Menu: Shish Kabob with Rice and Vegetables (or Fruit Plate, or Vegetarian....just ask the waiters when they come to your table)

SPECIAL RAFFLE: Our November 14 raffle will be “A Stunning Book - Rideau Hall, Canadian Heritage” which will be autographed for the winner by Her Excellency.

Nov 7 meeting ...Len Dent indicated he was honored to be speaking to us on “what is Remembrance Day”. The Canada Remembers Program is aiming to increase awareness to Canadian youth of the efforts and sacrifices made by the men in uniform as well as the families left on the homefront during the war. We thank Laura Hillary who did a terrific job with the songs of that era, and thank you to Harry Brown for his work on the piano. Thank you, as well, to Lorne Smith for continuing the tradition of reading one of his poems for us.

Congratulations .....to Don Blakslee who was the recipient of the President’s Rose for his support and friendship to all Kiwanis members and for his generosity. .....to Steve Georgopoulos who won the raffle prize of 2 tickets to an Ottawa Senators game donated by Steve Tanner, to Tom Moore who won the raffle prize of 2 tickets to an Ottawa Senators game donated by Ian Hendry and to Harold Feder who won the 5 lb! Hershey chocolate bar donated by Tom Spence. Thank you all for donating, $155.00 was raised for our General Account.

THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: You have to colour outside the lines once in a while if you want to make your life a masterpiece.

*** NOVEMBER 17/97 - Corel Centre ***** KIWANIS and OTTAWA SENATORS “Partners in Caring” Ottawa Senators vs Boston Bruins $38.00 per ticket A REMINDER to our members that we encourage you to buy your tickets as soon as possible for our November 17 Partners in Caring fundraiser with the Ottawa Senators. To date there are 700 sold and we must sell 1000 tickets by Friday, November 14. As well, if you haven’t already bought a Tshirt through Tom Pullen, please wear white to the game so we will stand out in our section. Call Tom Spence, Tony Bennett, Rick Barrigar or Peter Patafie. This is one of our major fundraisers this year!

VOLUNTEERS AT KIWANIS OFFICE If you or someone in your family has a few hours a week to spare and would like to volunteer, there are periods when the office could use your assistance. I would like to have a bank of names available for an on-call basis, should the need arise when we could use an extra set of hands. If you could help out, please call Rita at the Kiwanis office 233-1900.

COMMITTEE MEETINGS Mon Nov 10 Benefit Dinner 12:00 Fuliwah Restaurant Programme 7:30 pm Hassa Mirchandani’s home Tue Nov 11 Public Relations 5:35 pm Kiwanis office Hands-On 7:30 pm Bruce Brooks’ home Membership 7:30 pm Chris Thompson’s home Wed Nov 12 Duck Race 7:30 AM CHEO Boardroom IDD 5:30 pm Kiwanis office Education / Historical 7:30 pm Peter Charboneau’s home Thu Nov 13 Senior Citizens 6:15 pm Fuliwah Restaurant for dinner, Meeting at 7:00 Mon Nov 17 Charitable Gift Planning 12:00 Robert Houle’s office Tue Nov 18 Board of Directors 5:35 Kiwanis office (**NOTE CHANGE OF DATE) Wed Nov 19 Youth & Community Services 12:00 Key Club 12:00 Bill Keating’s office Thu Nov 20 Lottery For Kids 8:00 Easter Seal Society Boardroom Medical Foundation 12:00 Fuliwah


Nov 21 Salute to the School of Dance with Celia Franca OC and Jennifer Fournier

Nov 28 New Members’ Induction - Corel WordPerfect Suite 8 demonstration

Dec 5 Annual General Meeting

**Dec 12 Kiwanis International President Walter Sellers - in recognition of our Club’s 80th Anniversary Luncheon of the Charter of our Club. Dec 19 Annual Family Party, Chateau Laurier

KEY CLUB Fund Raiser Our sponsored youth are off to a good start and are working hard at raising funds. The Sir Robert Borden High School Key Club is requesting that if you have any Canadian Tire money hanging around that you generously donate it to them so they can pass it on to buy toys for Toy Mountain. If you can donate, please contact Howard Lithwick at 828-2120.

KIWANIS LOTTERY FOR KIDS -BLITZ DAY - Sunday, Nov. 30/97 (DATE CHANGE) The Committee needs 200 volunteers for this blitz! We need your help to canvass sales of our Lottery For Kids tickets in 2 neighborhoods: West End - meet at Carlingwood Mall and East End - meet at Place d’Orleans. Two shifts are required for each location: 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 am and 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. This can be a fun day with everyone working together for a great purpose...you can even bring your family to help out! Please sign up on the sheets on the table or call Neil McDonald 725-2128 or Stan Maj 560-7912.Remember, this is 1 of our 5 MAJOR FUNDRAISERS and with the sale of 6,000 tickets our Club can net between $45,000-$50,000 and our 3 partners will receive $10,000 each. Total of almost $80,000 going back into our Community! Now just think of how many people can benefit from this!

HELP SANTA TOY PARADE The Ottawa Professional Fire Fighters’ Association has requested our assistance for their 28th Annual Help Santa Toy Parade on Saturday, November 15 at 11:00 am. The parade route is 3.5 km in length beginning at Laurier and Elgin, west on Laurier to Bank and south to Lansdowne Park. All funds and toys collected are given to the Salvation Army for distribution to needy families. They are in need of 10 to 20 volunteers to assist and guide the Parade mascots between 10:00 and 1:00. If you can help out please contact Heidi McLaughlin at 749-9172.

INTERCLUBS to be held at the Kiwanis Club of Orleans, Tues. Nov 18. 6:30 pm, contact Bernie Ethier if you would like to attend; the Kiwanis Club of Rideau, Thu. Nov 20, 12:00, contact Stan Greenwood; Kiwanis Club of Goulbourn, Thu. Nov. 20, 7:00 pm, contact Bob Vergette, and Kiwanis Club of Manotick, Tues. Nov. 25, 7:00 pm. contact Barry Young.

OTTAWA VALLEY DIALECT TOPOGRAPHY PROJECT University of Ottawa is seeking volunteers who are long time residents of the Ottawa area who would be willing to answer questions on how they speak in a normal situation. The aim is to determine speech patterns in Eastern Canada. Similar studies were conducted in the Toronto/Hamilton/Niagara region as well as in Quebec City. They are enlisting the cooperation of schools, cultural organizations and service clubs. If you are interested please call Andre Lapierre at 562-5111 and he will have the 45 minute questionnaire mailed to you.

CHEO - DREAM OF A LIFETIME $100.00 ticket Early Bird Draw December 2/97. Vic Reed reported that sales are going well and we have just a little over 300 tickets left to sell of the 800 our Club has been allotted. Following are some shifts that need volunteers to sell tickets at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre, Thurs Nov 13 - Thurs Nov 20: Fri . Nov 14 5:00 - 9:00 1 person needed Sat .Nov 15 1:00 - 6:00 1 person Mon. Nov 17 9:30 - 1:00 2 people 1:00 - 5:00 1 person Tue. Nov 18 9:30 - 1:00 1 person 1:00 - 5:00 1 person. 5:00 - 9:00 2 people Wed . Nov 19 9:30 - 1:00 2 people Thu. Nov 20 9:30 - 1:00 2 people 1:00 - 5:00 1 person If you can spare some time to sell tickets at the mall, please contact Vic Reed at 741-3166 OR sign up on the volunteer sheets every Friday. 1997

LOTTERY CALENDAR - 4,962 calendars were sold for 1997! CALENDAR WINNER for Sunday, November 2, 1997 Calendar #1101 Frank Stent Men’s Suit (value $1,000) donated by G.L. Myles

ROSTER CHANGES: SENIOR MEMBERSHIP has been given to Barry Weatherdon and Kent Wilkinson. Change business address: Assaly, Thomas 1957 180 - Tom Asset Management Corporation and Assaly Group of Companies 440 Gloucester, Suite 111 K1R 7T8 569-2353 fax 237-1597.  When there are changes here, please make the change in your roster as well.

Rather Amusing: Why is it a penny for your thoughts, but you always have to put your two cents in....somebody is making a penny?


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