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All Rotarians in District 7070 and their guests are invited to the 2018 Rotary District 7070 Friendship Day on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at Parkwood, the Estate of the late Colonel R. S. "Sam" McLaughlin, in Oshawa. Oshawa Rotarian Michael Adams, co-chair of the event, along with Linda Porritt, President of the Oshawa-Parkwood Rotary Club, said, “Tickets for the event are $75 per person with all proceeds going to The Rotary Foundation. Come out an enjoy a Day of Friendship  - make new friends...rekindle old friendships, and share some Rotary stories and ideas for service with your fellow Rotarians from all over southern Ontario.... at Parkwood.... like Colonel Sam used to do with his Rotary Club of Oshawa. For all the details about our speaker, Mike McGovern and how to register, please Read more.....  

OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER IS MIKE MCGOVERN, Rotary International Chair of the International PolioPlus Committee, which directs all regional and international PolioPlus committees, coordinates all PolioPlus elements and develops policies and strategies to achieve polio eradication. Mike chairs the Rotary International PolioPlus Committee and he helps provide strategic direction to Rotary's polio eradication program. As Chair of the Rotary International PolioPlus Committee, Mike McGovern also represents Rotary on the Polio Strategy Committee of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative which is responsible for working with Rotary leaders around the world and the Rotary staff in raising over $100 million each year and in advocating to governments and others to contribute additional sufficient funds to end polio. Miek McGovern was Trustee of the Rotary Foundation from 2012 to 2016 and a member of the Board of Directors of Rotary International from 2006 to 2008. Mike will tell us the very latest in Rotary's fight to eradicate Polio from the world.

Please register soon, to join Rotarians so you can enjoy a day of friendship, fellowship, food and fun.  Tours of Parkwood Estate are planned following the meeting meal.   Rotarians and their guests from all of the 56 Rotary Clubs in southern Ontario, District 7070 are invited to join the hosting clubs, The Rotary Club of Oshawa and the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood for this fundraising friendship event. 

Several enthusiastic Oshawa Rotarians braved the rain and joined in the Communities with Brooms in the Oshawa Valley Botanical Gardens..
Rotarians Peter and Trish, from the Rotary Club of Oshawa, finished their Rotary Leadership Level 2 Course.
Left to Right- Rotary District 7070 Governor Neil Phillips, Rotary Club Parkwood President Ted Morrison, Rotarian Trish Best, Rotarian Peter Hernandez, Rotary Club Facilitator Dave Andrews.
President Ron presented the $10,000 cheque for the FSSH Graduate Rotary Bursary. to Jodie Cowan who received it on behalf of UOIT. Jodie also presented the endowment fund report to President Ron and thanked our club for our additional support for undergraduate bursaries..
The Candy Canes and Float were ready go on Saturday’ for the Parade of Lights downtown Oshawa! Special thank you to the Polar Bear Swim Committee and Vito for his float building expertise!

On Thursday, October 12, 2017,  The Rotary Club of Oshawa held a Night of a Thousand Dinners with members of the Rotary Club of Oshawa, Rotary Club of Oshawa - Parkwood and Rotary Club of Ajax in attendance, at the Officers' Mess of the Ontario Regiment in Oshawa, Ontario. The gala dinner ensured that proceeds went to support the Canadian Landmine Foundation, with the removal of landmines around the world.

Senator Art Eggleton, was the keynote speaker at the Event in Oshawa. Senator Eggleton was the Canadian Defence Secretary, at the time that the Landmines Treaty was signed .

Left to right - Senator Art Eggleton, Rotarian Trish Best, Rotary Club of Oshawa President Ron Dick

The Rotary Clubs of Oshawa and Oshawa- Parkwood hosted over 100 Rotarians and guests from more than 10 Rotary Clubs in Rotary International District 7070. Rotarians and their guests came from Etobicoke in the west to Trenton in the East and everywhere in between at the “revived” Rotary Friendship Day,on Monday, September 25, 2017 on the grounds near the reflecting pool at Parkwood, to help celebrate the 100th Anniversary of Parkwood Estate, it was announced today by Ron ***, President of the Rotary Club of Oshawa and by Ted Morrison, President of the Rotary Club of Oshawa-Parkwood, who is also a Past District Governor of District 7070.
Thank you to all of our 2017 Sponsors and to all of our patrons who came out and enjoyed a great weekend of food, music and memories made with family and friends! All of the money raised by the Oshawa Rotary club over this weekend will go back into your community to help with various programs including but not limited to breakfast and snack programs in the schools, scholarships, Junior Fire Fighting, 151 Lloyd 
151 Chadburn Squadron - Royal Canadian Air Cadets.
Thank you to all of our volunteers as well with out your tireless work and support this weekend would not be possible!
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Our 3rd Annual Polar Bear Swim was a great success! All swimmers entered the water at the same time. All pledges will go to support the great work that Rotary does in the local community and the Rose of Durham and agency that has been helping young parents and their children succeed for over 25 years.
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Congratulations to Kasia Stawiarski and Cierra Kozole from Dwyer for receiving the Rotary Scholarship Awards presented by Tom Maxwell at their graduation ceremony. 
This was a huge privilege for The Rotary Club of Oshawa and for me as President to host The Queen's Representative in Ontario. She is such a graceful lady and impressed everyone with her 'Her Honour the Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, the 29th Lieutenant Governor of Ontario visited the Rotary Club of Oshawa at a special meeting at the Oshswa Jubilee Pavillionon Friday May 20th. It attendance included many civic officials including the Oshawa Mayor and Rotarian, John Henry and Rotary District 7070 Governor, Michael Bell meet and greet' session before lunch and her speech after lunch.
Gordon Dowsley and Kim Tan of the Oshawa Rotary Club join Ross Mackie, Shawn Mackie and Greg Heasman of Mackie Transportation in loading books destined for the remote aboriginal reserves in Northern Ontario.   A special nod to Mackies for generously transporting the books to the distribution hub in Thunder Bay from which they will go by plane, or road, to replenish and even start libraries. The Rotary Club of Oshawa is pleased to partner with a number of organizations to gather ship and distribute these books.
At our meeting of Monday, March 21st, we enjoyed the honour of recognizing Arthur Lovell as a three time Paul Harris Fellow for his generosity to Rotary.
Two new members joined our club this month. Welcome to Rotary Rick Edmond and Tito Marimpietri!
Aurore introduced our speaker, Heather McMillan from Durham Workforce Authority on Monday. She was a little bit English and a little bit French!

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