Brighton Rotary Business Meeting October 2019
R Steve gave brief overview of Financial Statements to September 30, 2019 in R Chris's absence. We have $32,000 in bank with $6,000 in commitments. Budget has us spending more than we have so we need to raise more funds.
R Emily - Community Service
We committed $300 to Trent Valley Quilters and $1,000 to the Food Bank for the CP Train coming through in November.
Coats for Kids program in progress. We have heard from 1 school. Knights of Columbus are working with us on this project.
Some other issues are being investigated.
R Joyce - New Generations
Inbound student Daniella will stay with R Joyce and Shane for December, between host families.
We are looking at supporting Interact Club's Trees in Uganda project.
Spelling bee committee getting organized for 2020.
R Ricardo gave update on Youth Exchange. Daniella adjusting well. Third host family are not able to host so need another family.
Outbound Ethan Taylor in Sweden doing well. He is participating in speed skating and has a good host family.
Outbound for 2020 / 2021 - we had five students take applications but only one was submitted. It was Hanna who applied last year, great candidate but young last year. Plan is to offer position to Hanna and invite her back to club next month.
R Murray - Club Service
Golf tournament moving back to June in 2020.
Murray encourages all members to invite friends and associates to Rotary. Invite them to join.