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Rotary Club of St. John's Northwest

St. John's Northwest

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:30 PM
Holiday Inn
180 Portugal Cove Rd.
St. John's, NL A1B 2N2
Canada
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The 2020 Aidan Maloney Young Professionals Award was presented at our November 24th meeting. This year's recipients are Courtney Clarke and Ashley Power-Stack.

Courtney is a Central Development Officer with Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador. Ashley is the Director of Transaction Services with Power & Associates Chartered Professional Accountants.

Courtney and Ashley are both deeply involved volunteers and leaders who use their talents and passion to make a significant difference in our community. We are fortunate to add them to our growing list of young professionals who have received this award.

Pictured below (l-r): Courtney Clarke, Maureen Murphy (Aidan's daughter), Ashley Power-Stack

Congratulations to Courtney and Ashley!  

As part of our Adopt-A-Village project the seventh shipping container recently arrived at Tshelanyemba Hospital in Zimbabwe. Personal protective equipment, computers, medical, school and community supplies are now being distributed in this remote area of the country assisting so many people.

Many thanks to everyone involved. You've made a huge impact on the lives of our friends in Tshelanyemba.

A note of gratitude from the hospital administrator on the arrival of the container: “We are so very grateful for the wonderful work you continue to do for the hospital and community. The medical equipment and supplies that recently arrived on your container continue to change and save lives in our community especially during this Covid-19 period. “

Rotarians of the Rotary Club of St. John’s Northwest are proud to be people of action. A part of that action was our multi-year commitment in 2012 to help provide six figure seed funding to the Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope. This funding commitment was a catalyst for getting the project off the ground and it is wonderful to see the project now a reality. The Salvation Army Ches Penney Centre of Hope will provide housing for the homeless, food bank and feeding programs, health services, employment training  and other supports to those in need . Rotarians are people of action, helping others.
 

A big thank you to all who supported our 2020 Food Drive! We have been doing this food drive annually in partnership with the Salvation Army Food Bank and PWC High School for over 35 years. We had to change some things this year due to Covid restrictions but as we learned, change can be positive. On Saturday, Oct 10th we collected over 20,000 lbs of food and over $7000 in cash and gift cards! Thank you to Sobeys stores and Coleman’s on NL Drive for allowing us to set up collections sites outside their stores. A big thank you to the general public for your generous donations! The impact of the very successful day will go on as vulnerable individuals & families receive help from the Food Bank in the weeks ahead.

 

2020-2021 Trip of the Month Tickets are now available! This year we have all Canadian trips with the option to take a travel voucher or cash instead. $150/ticket with 72 chances to win! 73 if you buy by September 11, 2020 and qualify for the trip to Fogo Island Inn. Contact Sharon Barnes to purchase your ticket! 
 
 
 
The 2019 Aidan Maloney Young Professionals Award was presented at our November 26th meeting. This year's recipients are Jessica Fisher and Melissa Royle. 
 
Jessica Fisher is Corporate Communications Advisor for Fortis Inc. Jessica coaches the Fieldians Academy U-21 ladies soccer team, a team she has been committed to for 7 years.   She is a Director on the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Eastern Newfoundland’s Board of Directors and an active volunteer with both the Health Care Foundation and the Dr. H. Bliss Murphy Cancer Care Foundation.  She also regularly leads charitable initiatives both at work and in the community.
 
Melissa Royle is a lawyer with Benson Buffett PLC. Melissa presents regularly on a volunteer basis to many community organizations and to the public on various legal topics. As a host and producer of “Out of the Fog” on Rogers TV, Melissa profiles matters of local importance and promotes community initiatives. She volunteers as Chair of the NL Chapter of Equal Voice, an organization that promotes the election of more women, and as an Aide-de-Camp to the Lieutenant Governor of Newfoundland and Labrador. A passionate advocate for civic engagement, Melissa often volunteers to host, moderate, or present at events for community organizations and to promote political involvement. 
 
Congratulations to Jessica and Melissa!
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