Brighton Rotary's September Business Meeting
Treasurer Chris provided a summary of the Club's finances after 2 months of the new Rotary Year. See his report in detail forwarded to Rotarians.
International Service:
R Clay advised that the club has purchased a Shelter Box at cost of $1,200. These are emergency aid shelter kits for devastated areas. More information will be presented at club meeting October 11th.
Youth Exchange:
R Ricardo advised that Ethan Taylor in Sweden is doing well, taking Swedish and English, mandatory classes, as well as law and science.
Daniella is doing well. Ricardo will bring a pick up sheet soon.
Daniella will move to second host family the McDougal's early December.
For 2020/2021 outbounds from ENSS, Ricardo already has couple good candidates and possibly others. Deadline for applications is October 16. After that date we will organize selection committee.
R Joyce updated us on Eloisa in Ottawa. She worries about classes but is doing very well. She applied for a job and got it. She started yesterday at Zara's a clothing store.
ADG Shirley advised that a recent President's meeting she raised issue of getting Rotary insurance for events in July. Delays apparently due to new DG slow to get budgets submitted. District is looking to update insurance coverage for improvements for youth at Rotary events.
R Steve shared idea for new fundraiser - Big Social. People or businesses host meal for family / friends or others. Guests bring donation in lieu of paying for meal. Proceeds to Rotary or designated charity.