Speaker Date Topic
11:45 Guest Speaker Andrew Pyle Mar 11, 2024 11:45 AM
Media Economic Commentator + Classification Talk
Media Economic Commentator + Classification Talk

Andrew Pyle, a graduate of the University of Toronto, is a Canadian economist, and is currently an advisor and portfolio manager with CIBC Wood Gundy in Peterborough.

Andrew appears on BNN Bloomberg as well as other media outlets. He was previously Scotia Economics vice-president and Head of Capital Market Research. Prior to that he was ABN AMRO's Chief Canadian Strategist. He is regularly featured in economic stories of such Canadian national media outlets, including the National Post and the Globe and Mail.  

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun. March 10. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed. March 6 at noon or you may bring your own meal.

We will also have a Classification Talk from new member Marilynn Dunne.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09

 

11:45 Guest Speaker Maureen Adamson Mar 25, 2024 11:45 AM
President of Sir Sandford Fleming College
President of Sir Sandford Fleming College

Maureen Adamson, the 6th President of Sir Sandford Fleming College, has 25 years of progressive leadership experience in the postsecondary, healthcare, government and not-for-profit sectors. She holds a diploma in Business Administration from Fleming College, and holds an MBA from the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Business and a BAA from Lakehead University.

Maureen was most recently the Deputy Minister of Tourism, Culture, and Sport for the government of Ontario and was also appointed Deputy Minister of the Status of Women. Maureen served as President and CEO for the Michener Institute for Applied Health Sciences and as CEO of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. She also held the position of Vice-President, Corporate Services at Mohawk College.

Her volunteer work has included the Board of Directors of Research Canada, the Toronto Transit Commission, and the Scarborough and Rouge Valley Hospital.

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun. March 24. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed. March 20 at noon or you may bring your own meal.

 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09

6 pm Tri-Club Evening Event Apr 08, 2024 6:00 PM
Rotary International Curling Event
This special Tri-Club meeting is part of the Rotary World Curling Championships. The dinner/meeting is being held at the Personal Touch Banquet Hall, 1135 Lansdowne Street West, Suite 200, Peterborough, Ontario.
 
The evening starts with a 6:00 pm social hour listening to the music of Peterborough's own Rob Phillips. Meet the curlers and their partners from across Canada, USA, Scotland and England. This is followed with a buffet dinner. The guest speaker for the Rotary meeting is renowned Past Rotary International Director Bryn Styles.
 
The cost for all of this is $50 per person, which includes tax and gratuity. Partners are, of course, invited.
 
The main entrance to the banquet hall is down two flights of stairs.  There is a separate ground-level entrance for those with mobility limitations.  Those persons should contact Ken Seim so he can provide the details and know how many will be using this entrance. 
 
Tickets may be purchased at our club meetings. Ticket purchase at the entrance the night of the event will NOT be available.  
 
All Rotarians are encouraged to take advantage of this special opportunity to meet the visitors to our community as well as fellow Rotarians from the Kawartha and BEL Rotary Clubs.
 
For more information, contact rotaryworldcurling2024@gmail.com
11:45 Rotary vs Media Spelling Bee Apr 22, 2024 11:45 AM
Rotary vs Media Spelling Bee
Rotary vs Media Spelling Bee

Join us as we gear up for this year's Rotary Spelling Bee with a hotly contested Media vs Rotary Spelling Bee. Last year a Rotarian was victorious, will the Media make a comeback?! 🐝 

 

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun. April 22. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed. April 17 at noon or you may bring your own meal.

 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09

11:45 Guest Speaker Kim Blackwell May 13, 2024 11:45 AM
Artistic Director 4th Line Theatre

Kim Blackwell is 4th Line Theatre’s Managing Artistic Director and is a veteran 4th Line director/producer – 2024 marks her 30th season with 4th Line Theatre where she has directed 28 productions including 15 world premieres. She's directed plays across Canada and the US. Kim was inducted into Peterborough’s Pathway of Fame in September 2016. In 2020 she received Toronto theatre critic Lynn Slotkin’s Jon Kaplan Mensch Award.

 

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun, June 9. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed. June 5 at noon or you may bring your own meal.

 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09

 

11:45 Guest Speaker Kevin Donovan May 27, 2024 11:45 AM
Toronto Star Chief Investigative Reporter
Toronto Star Chief Investigative Reporter

Kevin Donovan is the Toronto Star’s Chief Investigative Reporter. His focus is on journalism that exposes wrongdoing and effects change. Over more than three decades, he has reported on the activities of charities, government, police, and business, among other institutions. Donovan also reported from the battlefields in the Gulf War and the war in Afghanistan following 9/11. He has won three National Newspaper Awards, two Governor General’s Michener Awards, the Canadian Journalism Foundation award and three Canadian Association of Journalists Awards. As the Star’s editor of investigations for many years, Donovan led many award-winning projects for the paper. He is the author of several books, including “Secret Life: The Jian Ghomeshi Investigation” and the “Dead Times” (a fiction novel). 

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun, May 26. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed., May 22 at noon, or you may bring your own meal.

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09

11:45 Guest Speaker - TBA Jun 10, 2024 11:45 AM

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun, June 9. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed. June 5 at noon or you may bring your own meal.

 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09

11:45 Presidential Changeover Meeting Jun 24, 2024 11:45 AM
Changeover Meeting

If you would like to attend this meeting as a Guest, please email: contact@peterboroughrotary.ca by Sun. June 23. Deadline for optional Lunch order ($20) is Wed. June 19 at noon or you may bring your own meal.

 

Zoom link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82832051360?pwd=LzRYcGZsTjYrUk5BYTd1WHYySWpKdz09