Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays
Emily Jacklyn
September 21
Spouse Birthdays
September 11
Emily Jacklyn
Mark Jacklyn
September 21
Victoria Weir
Kyle Weir
September 23
Join Date
Liesje Wagner
September 6, 2019
1 year
Joyce Cassin
September 28, 2018
2 years
Russell Hampton
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Brighton Rotary News Sept 18 2020
We have a Brighton Rotary Channel.
Members: 10
Guests: Laetitia de Witt from the Rotary Club of St. Catharines South and Roger Tesier ADG from Rotary Club of Cobourg
Correspondence: Request for support from 5 Counties to help a 4 year old girl in Brighton with mobility issues.due to Cornelia de Lange Syndrome. She is unable to walk independently. The family needs equipment to support their daughter and after other grants there is a shortfall of $1,890.
Smile: blush
President Joyce asked for this.
R Craig has a lot of relations. This time, he has uncles who are twins, one is a doctor, the second is a custodian. The Doctor brother wanted to play golf but had 3 patients scheduled, so he went to his twin brother to ask him to cover for him, to pretend to be the doctor. He said it would be easy.
First patient arrives and complains of a headacke, so the brother prescribes Tylenol.
Second patient arrives and complains of an upset stomach, so the brother prescribes malox.
Third patient is Joyce who comes in, strips off all her cloths and lays on the table saying she hasn't seen a man if days. The brother prescribed eye drops.
  • R Liesje has prepared a third Youtube focussing on Coats for Kids with R Emily.
  • Next board meeting Tuesday September 22 at the home of R Liesje,   6:30pm at 16 Anne Street in Brighton.
  • RI Global Grant for Brazil water project G-2165 has been approved.
  • Our next bottle drive scheduled for Saturday October 17 at King Edward Park. Details to come. We are looking to advertise.
  • District Governor visit / presentation will be via Zoom on Monday October 19 at 7pm. Watch for your Zoom invitation / link.
  • R Liesje is organizing the purchase of some new Rotary clothing. Let her know if you are interested.
  • Rachelle Breton, former outbound exchange student who went to Taiwan in 2018/19, contacted club. She has another year at ENSS and she wants to give back to Rotary. She is interested in photography, social media and is interested in communications. R Liesje is in touch with Rachelle to see if she can help with our social media etc.
  • We are now selling raffle tickets to an exclusive Garden Party with Bentwood Rocker - The Spirit of Applefest. To be held on Saturday September 26th in Brighton. Tickets now available, one for #10 or 3 for $20. There will be 25 lucky winners who will be chosen Tuesday September 22 at our next board meeting. Each winner will be allowed to bring one guest to location to be disclosed. It will start at 7pm until 10pm. Guests will bring their own chair, refreshments and food. R Chris is looking for tickets and money by Monday Sept 21. Draw is Tuesday Sept 22 at the Board meeting.
  • We are holding Interclub Karaoke singing contest virtually. All clubs in District will be invited to submit video by Sept 30. R Liesje prepared guidelines and poster for clubs. Brighton Rotary will judge.
  • R Emily is looking to initiate Coat for Kids at schools soon.
  • Looking for those interested in working with Jan Hoselton to develop special ornament for Rotary fundraiser.
  • Rotary Club of Colborne annual auction, going ahead with drivethru dinners Sept 19, (poster with order info sent out earlier). Plan for on-line auction possibly in October.
  • Rotary Club of Cobourg hosting drivethru Ribfest Sunday October 4. They are keeping it simple with one menu - ribs, coleslaw, baked beans and baked potato for $25 plus $10 coupon per order to support local businesses
  • Rotary Club of Wellington hosting on-line auction Sept 15 to Oct 15.
Upcoming Rotary Events:
  • DG visit via Zoom - Monday October 19 at 7pm
  • 2020 Rotary District Conference theme is 'Heroes and Champions' and will be held now April 9 to 11, 2021, at Pan Pacific Toronto (formerly Weston Prince Hotel).
  • Rotary District 7070 is going to the Dominican Republic March Break 2021. A service opportunity - sweat equity.
Song: My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean
Sharing Pot: $25 R Clay is sharing it with the Foundation.
Happy Bucks: step son Mike bringing new Tesla, computer on wheels, interesting tips, presentation, now no who to turn to for help, find electrical and plumbing too dangerous, golf performance poor but good time anyway, sharp eyed construction guy, Spirit of Applefest, just happy, picked up for driving while sleeping, still here, for providing band and place for fundraiser, visiting grand kids 1st day of school.
Rotary Minute:
WASRAG - Water and Sanitation Rotarian Action Group - Solutions that work
Start with the community and understand their needs
Support a 'water users' committee
Engage local authorities and identify Water and Sanitary and Hygiene (WASH) gaps in the region
Involve international partners and NGOs
Facilitate discussions on the need and appropriate solutions
Prepare a 'needs assessment' and implementation strategy
Estimate 10-year costs; calculate the tariffs to sustain the service
Seek agreement and commitment from all parties
Monitor and evaluate; record lessons learned.
Basic Construction Tips and Tricks
PP Daniel introduced our very own R Craig, former contractor and now Realtor to share some of his tips and tricks to maintain our properties.
R Craig provided attendees with a handout of his standard presentation which is typically an hour presentation. R Craig hit the highlights in a very condensed presentation for us.
Craig had a contracting business employing 4 people, plus various sub-trades and suppliers before he got into real estate. Now as part of his role with Royal LePage, is he gives this seminar to other realtors.
He began with the foundation and emphasizing need to build foundations below frost line, typically 4' in southern Ontario but varies around the world.
Foundations may be block or poured concrete. Block easier to modify in future if needed.
He reviewed joists and trusses and how engineered joist superior to wood because there is no such thing as perfect piece of wood.
He emphasized good drainage needed and not to run eaves downspouts to foundations, best to direct away from buildings.
He doesn't like flat roofs, but uses dye to help find leaks, particularly for quick fix until time when proper repair can be done such as in winter.
Craig stressed need for roof vents or gets too hot in attics and shortens life of shingles.
Showed how to use shingle tabs (each tab = 1') to estimate size of roof.
Breakers vs fuses. Breakers cheaper long run and fuses can be by-passed with potential hazards.
Plumbing now all plastic and easier to handle and longer lasting.
If no water, can get typically 40 gals from hot water tank and with bucket of water can flush toilets.
He recommended putting stake in ground in spring about 10' from house, then in fall put out and inspect for signs of termites. If signs, they need to be treated before too much damage done.
Window panes, use flame and reflection to determine number of panes.
Mortar in stone and brick work extremely important to maintain. Otherwise a source to allow water into wall where in can freeze in winter causing more damage.
Craig like to use shot glass as leveling tool.
Service Above Self