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IMPORTANT: New Zoom Link for Weekly Meetings
Zoom has changed its security settings and that has necessitated that we change the link to the weekly meetings.  This new link will remain the same every week, so keep it handy.  If you ever forget it, you can visit www.sprucegroverotary.org and click About Our Club - Meeting Info and Location.
 
 
If you already have the Zoom app on your device, you can join by entering the meeting ID and password.
 
Meeting ID: 8320 2844 582
Password: 658203
 
Compassion and Care Contact Person
Patti Zeglen will be our Compassion and Care contact person for this Rotary year.  Please contact her if you hear of a Rotarian or their family members experiencing a major event in their lives so that we can send a card and/or an arrangement.
 
Contact info: pzeglen@shaw.ca or 1 780-289-0926
Blood Donor Clinic July 31, 2020
I received this letter (attached) today from Olga, my contact at the Canadian Blood Services (CBS).
 
I did ask if the age restriction is still applicable and was told it is NOT, so our “older” members can volunteer.
 
We need to let our members make note that the clinic starts at 2:30 and not 3:30 as is usual. The shifts would be….
 
2:30 to 3:45
3:45 to 5:00
5:00 to 6:15
6:15 to 7:30
7:30 to (about) 8:30
 
Click read more to see contents of letter from Olga....
 
 
Read more...
Fundraising Committee Report 
The Fundraising Committee, (Ways and Means) is initiating a fundraising campaign to generate funds for the 2020-21 Rotary Year.
 
We have established that our website, sprucegroverotary.org, is a place people can donate or find out how to donate..
 
1.  People can click on a Donate Button at the top of the page and make a one time or monthly contribution.  It is made through Canada Helps.  Canada Helps directs the funds to our District Foundation in our name.  Canada Helps charges 3% for this service.  We receive 97% of the donation.  Canada Helps issues a receipt immediately.
 
2. There is also a Donate Form a little further down on the page that explains our plan and how one can make a donation by contacting a club member or calling our number.
 
Our goal is to generate $100 000.00.  If we get a contribution from 1% of our 13 000 households in Spruce Grove we will achieve that goal.  
 
The Fundraising Committee will be reaching out to individuals and businesses.  We are asking club members to also reach out to their friends/community to see if a donation can be made.  We can send people to the website,  Remember that any donation is fine and can be easily made on the website. We are expecting to increase the awareness of our club as well as the number of community members making a contribution.
 
Please check out the website.  www.sprucegroverotary.org
 
Thanks
 
Allan Pawlowich and the Fundraising Committee.
Guess Who Trivia 
If members would like to be included in the “Guess Who” trivia, I need them to email me (at annemontgomery77@gmail.com) the following:
 
One or more interesting facts about themselves that may not be well known; and
Up to 3 hints to help members guess who they are.
Have Information for The Rotary RAP?
Have a Rotary Story, pictures from a Rotary Social and/or information for the Rotary RAP?  
 
Send me (Krista) an email:  krista.mastaler@gmail.com by Sunday evenings at the latest so that I can include it in the weekly RAP on Mondays!
 
Thanks everyone!!!!
Although every effort is made to ensure that the content of this eBulletin is faithful to the Rotary Four Way Test, readers should be aware that this publication is not the official record of decisions made by the Rotary Club of Spruce Grove.  The approved minutes of the Club constitute the one and only such record.