26 May 2020
There WILL be a meeting this week, Friday 29 May
We have an important meeting Friday morning! Zahir Jiwa and Meagan Olive will become the newest members of our club. Zahir will also do a classification talk to help us learn more about him. Meagan is planning to do hers on 12 June. Watch in your email for an invitation to our Zoom meeting.
Executive and Board for 2020-2021
President Elect Mike is putting together the leadership team for our new Rotary year. It will be a year of challenges for this community, the world and this club. If we wish to be relevant into the future we need figure out ways to adapt. When Mike calls you please give serious consideration to help the club help the community and the world.
Strathcona Food Bank & Grocery Gift Cards
The need is great even in our community so at a recent board meeting we voted to contribute $500 to the Food Bank. Our original plan was to conduct a food drive. We were going to ask individual Rotarians to help out donating and gathering needed food. That becomes risky in this environment hence the donation of money. As individuals you can still help out by purchasing Sobeys/Safeway gift cards from Erin Stephen then drop them off or mail them to the Food Bank. This helps out our Interact Club and the Food Bank. Information on how to contact Erin follows:
Rotarians can send Erin a text. 780-235-7465 Etransfer to It doesn’t require a password. She will arrange a convenient "contactless" drop off.
The address of the Strathcona Food Bank is:
255 Kaska Road
Sherwood Park, AB
T8A 4E8
Mark You Calendars
  1. International Convention 20-26 June. Although the event in Hawaii was cancelled, RI is attempting to put together an online convention. The are few details at the moment but planning is in motion. Watch the RI website for details as they come available.
  2. Oktoberfest 19 September. This is still 4 months away so it is too early to cancel. The German Cultural Society still wants our help and participation.
  3. Meal Packaging Event January 2021. Following the success this year OLPH Church will be the location again.
Upcoming Club Events
Regular Meeting - online
May 29, 2020
Regular Meeting - online
Jun 12, 2020
Regular Meeting - online
Jun 26, 2020
Executive Meeting
Jun 29, 2020
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Regular Meeting - online
Jul 10, 2020
Regular Meeting - online
Jul 24, 2020
Regular Meeting - online
Aug 07, 2020
Rotary Annual Patio Series Festival Place
Festival Place
Aug 19, 2020
7:00 PM – 9:45 PM
Regular Meeting - online
Aug 21, 2020
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May 29, 2020 7:15 AM
Jul 03, 2020 7:15 AM
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