Rotary Club of Montreal
100 years of Service Above Self
Welcome to the Rotary Club of Montréal

Welcome to our Club!

Montreal

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 7:30 AM
Club St. James
1145 av Union
Montreal, QC  H3B 3C2
Canada
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Our weekly meetings of July 29, 2016 and August 05, 2016 are going to be exceptionally held at La rue des Femmes at 7:30 am as usual.   
 
La rue des Femmes - Maison Olga 
1050, rue Jeanne-Mance
Montréal, Québec H2Z 1L7
Tel: : 514 284-9665
 
 
 

 
Just a reminder that there will be no meeting June 24 or July 1
 
The Saint James Club will be closed on June 24, 2016 to mark the Fete Nationale du Quebec and on July 1, 2016 to mark Canada Day.
 

 
 
The club will hold its Changeover Meeting Friday, June 17, 2016.
 
Please join us in welcoming the incoming officers and directors.
 

 
The Rotary Club of Montreal will be hosting the 77th edition of its Public Speaking Contest on Friday, May 13th.  This will be a noon hour meeting, rather than our usual breakfast meeting.
 
The four finalists will be speaking on the Rotary International Theme for 2015 - 16 - Be a Gift to the World.
 
The contest starts at 12:00 noon so we ask that those attending arrive by 11:30.
 
 
 

 
There will be no meeting on Good Friday, March 25, 2016.
Our regular weekly meetings will resume on April 1.
 

 
We will be meeting this week at our usual venue, the Saint James Club.  This week we will be privileged to get to know one of our newest members, Adib Nachabe as he delivers his Classification Talk.  Please join us and help us in welcoming Adib into the Rotary Family.
 

 
Our meeting of Friday, February 26th will be held at the usual time, 7:30 - 9:00 AM but for this week only we will be meeting at the Holiday Inn Montreal, Centreville, 999 Rue Saint-Urbain Montreal.  Parking is available  on the street, free until 9:00 AM, or in teh hotel parkade.
 

 
As suggested by members, the Committee Chairs will provide a brief introduction of the ongoing work of their committees, an update on active members of the committee and their goals for the year.  It will be an opportunity to get updated on our club's activities.
 
 
 

 
 
Please join us at our regular weekly meeting when we will have the pleasure of welcoming three new members into our club. 
 

 
 
Dear friends,
 
Please note that our club will not be meeting during the Christmas period.
Our next meeting will take place on
 
January 8, at 7:30 am at the St James Club.
 
Merry Christmas and happy new year to all!
 
 
The Rotary Club of Montreal held its 38th Annual Golf Tournament on July 13th of 2015 at Whitlock Golf Club in Hudson.
We would like to thank all the participants and the volunteers, who made this event memorable.
The pictures of the day at the Golf Club are available here
 
Le Club Rotary de Montréal a organisé son 38eme tournoi de golf annuel le 13 juillet 2015 au Club Whitlock à Hudson.
Nous voudrions remercier tous les participants, ainsi que les bénéboles qui ont rendu cette journée tout à fait mémorable!
Les photos de la journée sont disponibles ici.
 

 
 
The unveiling of our 100's anniversary plaque took place on July 18, 2014.
 
As guests of honnor, we were pleased to receive:
- Monique Vallée, Responsabilité(s): De développement social et communautaire ainsi que de l'itinérance
- District Governor Ariane Carriere
 
 

 
 
Boy's Work Committee at Camp Weredale, July 6, 1949
 

 

Ghana Baptist University receives medical equipment

By Joseph Kyej.Boateng, ABUAKWA
GHANA Baptist University College (GBUC) has taken delivery of medical equipment for use at its Nursing School and Clinic at Abuakwa in the Atwlma Nwabiagya District of the Ashanti Region.
They include 15 hospital beds, five surgical tables, two incubators, 15 mattresses, 20
wheelchairs, 15 walkers and eight filing cabinets.

 
 
 

 

President Mike with Polio survivor and “PolioPlus” advocate Ramesh Ferris

 
 
 

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our member Udo Stundner on August 20, 2013

Udo first joined the Rotary Club of Montreal in 1982 leaving the Club in 1989 when he was transferred to Toronto. He rejoined our Club in 1993 after moving back to Montreal. He was a very active member serving on a number of committees and in various capacities most important of which were his terms as President and Past President.

Udo personal involvement with the Club was serving on our grants committee which responded to the numerous requests for financial support from community organizations and individuals in need and on our fund raising golf committee. As a result of his involvement on these two committees he became involved with la rue des femmes a support group for homeless women and a supporter of Elizabeth house a support group for young unwed mothers . Both organizations benefited from Udo’s council.

Udo was highly respected by the members of our club and in particular for his judgement. When we recently received a significant bequest from the estate of a member we turned to Udo for financial guidance. One of our older members Drew Webster “ mentioned that when it came to judgment Udo got top marks and i can’t think of a person whose council I would implicitly trust more. Udo exemplified Rotary’s four way test: is it the truth, is it fair to all concerned,  will it build good will and friendship,  will it be beneficial to all.

This is the legacy he leaves us truth fairness and goodwill.

 

 
 

At the club meeting on July 12 2013, it was decided that the club takes two prong approach to the support of the victims of the Lac Megantic disaster:

·         Immediate – short term support

·         Following by a long term support initiative.

In terms of the short term funding the motion was carried to through or support behind the current  Salvation Army initiative in Lac Megantic. A sum of $1,000.00  was allocated to this effect.

As for the long term approach we want to try to structure our contribution is such a way as to be eligible for an RI matching fund which will effectively double the moneys we raise for that purpose. This (somewhat complicated) structure will take time and we have already taken steps to put it together. We will follow up with regular reports on the follow up of this initiative.

Mike Zivic
President
Rotary Club of Montreal.

 

 
 
 

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It is with sadness that we announce the passing of our member Udo Stundner on August 20, 2013

Udo first joined the rotary club of Montreal in 1982 leaving the Club in 1989 when he was transferred to Toronto. He rejoined our Club in 1993 after moving back to Montreal. He was a very active member serving on a number of committees and in various capacities most important of which were his terms as president and past president.

My personal involvement with Udo was serving on our grants committee which responded to the numerous requests for financial support from community organizations and individuals in need and on our fund raising golf committee. As a result of his involvement on these two committees he became involved with la rue des femmes a support group for homeless women and a supporter of Elizabeth house a support group for young unwed mothers . Both organizations benefited from Udo’s council.

Udo was highly respected by the members of our club and in particular for his judgement. When we recently received a significant bequest from the estate of a member we turned to Udo for financial guidance. One of our older members Drew Webster “ mentioned that when it came to judgment Udo got top marks and i can’t think of a person whose council I would implicitly trust more. Udo exemplified Rotary’s four way test: is it the truth, is it fair to all concerned,  will it build good will and friendship,  will it be beneficial to all.

This is the legacy he leaves us truth fairness and goodwill.

Carlo Pugliese

 
 

 Making a difference is not only support - but also participation. Rotary of Montreal member Mr. Mikkel Elsborg participated and was sponsored for the ride from Montreal to Quebec City (250 km) by bike which he rode with fellow Rotarian from Lakeshore Mr. Jesper Jonsson.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Date:Monday/Lundi  15.07.2013

Location: WHITLOCK GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB http://www.whitlockgcc.com HUDSON, QUEBEC

More information and forms available for download on the Rotary Montreal Home Page

 
 
 
 
Board of Directors 2016-2017
President
President Elect
Treasurer
Secretary
Past President
 
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Axel Bousquet
    August 17
Join Date:
  • Richard Valiquette
    August 7, 2015
    1 year
  • Henry Zalzal
    August 12, 2009
    7 years
  • Michael Zivic
    August 12, 2009
    7 years
  • Bill Korbatly
    August 23, 2013
    3 years
 
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