Her partners in this venture are Braden Ricketts who has been in Project Management in the Not for Profit field and Tressa Woods who was with Leah in 1-800-Got-Junk as well was CEO for Men With Kilts plus she started YELL which is a program for high school kids “promoting entrepreneurial thinking= the art and practice of solving great problems”.
President Ian is in Equador on the International project, so PP Mike was acting President today.Mike reminded us to please use our THRIFTY'S SMILE COMMUNITY CARDS.Please bring a 'non-perishable' item to Rotary each week this summer and we will present it to SHARE at the end of August. Pretty easy...if you forget, we will always take cash. So far we have sold some of the VIP tickets but there are 500 available seats. Great team building day or reward for customers—a table of 8 costs 0.00.largest ever and leads now to the 2019 Conference in Hamburg Germany June 1-4 2019.Our speaker’s this morning were Natasha Mac Donald and Denise Trottier from “The Birds Nest”.
This group helps boys 19-25 years of age from ” Montreal Lake Cree Nation” and other Native Reserves to attend a “Pre College Program” to learn skills to go to College and University in their future.This special program currently has 11 Boys and is housed and looked after by these 2 ladies.This program has been doing a special hockey program, to get the boys to learn teamwork, and improve their grade skills to get into College and pass in the programs to get a career in the future.Both amazing people for what they do for the less fortunate in their work. Yesterday they had the DG's on stage representating the top 20 top districts in the Rotary world donating to the Foundation.There's a rumour that PM Trudeau will speak tomorrow but we'll miss it as we're off to P. Both 50 were in the top 20 and proud to see Lindajean Coyle up there.These boys are now getting into College and learning leadership skills.