DG Mary Turner meeting 13 Dec 2020


Meeting With DG Mary Turner December 16, 2020

We currently have 64 participants registered for our gathering! It would be wonderful to have 100!

The evening promises to offer us an opportunity for some time to chat and participate in a Christmas quiz.

You are invited to a Zoom meeting with District Governor Mary Turner.
When: Dec 16, 2020 07:00 PM Mountain Time (US and Canada) 

Register in advance for this meeting:

or go to  click on Events then scroll down to Club and District Calendar then January 6, 2021 and open the link to register. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
We look forward to welcoming you at that time.
Kind regards
Brian Callaghan
Jennifer Jones Webinar 22 Nov 2020
  Jennifer Jones
Rotary International President 2022-23
Webinar, Mon Dec 21
In a rare opportunity, all District Rotarians are invited to listen to Jennifer Jones, Rotary International President 2022-23, from the Rotary Club of Windsor Roseland. Jennifer is a Canadian and will be the first Women President of Rotary International.
All Rotarians are welcome to join the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Lethbridge on Monday, December 21 at 12 noon by way of a Zoom Webinar. Those interested should register at the link below as follows:  Firstname Lastname – Club
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
The meeting will be one hour in length, in webinar format and is open to all Rotarians.
Old Macleod Trail 
Clubrunner Webinar 13 Dec 2020
Value in Using ClubRunner
Looking ahead to the new year please register for our next webinar this coming January 6, 2021 from 7 to 8 PM. The topic will be the value in using ClubRunner. Charlene Bearden will be our host.
In this session you will learn:
  • Learn about ClubRunner and how to keep your information up to date
  • Learn how information is stored and shared
  • Identify ways your club can better utilize ClubRunner for club documents and archives
  • Learn about other RI tools and apps
Registration Link:
or go to  click on Events then scroll down to Club and District Calendar then January 6, 2021 and open the link to register. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact me.
We look forward to welcoming you at that time.
Kind regards
Brian Callaghan
Los Amigos Meets 12 Dec 2020
Los Amigos Project Advisory Committee --- Zooms ahead!
The Los Amigos Project Advisory Committee gathered virtually on December 12, 2020 to share updates on the Project!
Stehr is a Star!
Annie Stehr, University of Lethbridge, and Lethbridge Rotaract-er has spent many hours building the website! 
A huge THANK YOU goes to Annie for her knowledge, commitment, attention to detail and patience in sorting through 10 years of records and photos and creating order out of all the ideas and information. 
The Project is excited to have a place to celebrate 10 years of international achievement, tell the story of the project, thank partners and sponsors and archive the participants and photos from each year of the project since 2010 .
Please visit and have a look! It is still in construction, and the Admin Team welcomes comments. If you have ideas or information to add, please contact
President Gwen attended the meeting and thanked the Project for all the great work, with special thanks to Annie for all her work to create the website.
Los Amigos Project Admin Team (RC Lethbridge Sunrise):
Doug Thornton and Henry VanHierden, Co-chairs
Karl Samuels. Daryn Wenaas, Berga Moen
Los Amigos Project Advisory Committee
Randy Smith (RC Airdrie); Richard Gette (RC Brooks); John Fortunka (RC Calgary Fish Creek};
Michael Henderson (RC Cardston); Robert Karchmarski (RC Kindersley); Jim Crawford (RC Olds); 
Dick Burnham (RC Pincher Creek); Jim Campbell (RC Lethbridge Sunrise); Greg Tiffin (RC Lethbridge Sunrise);
Lee Koran (RC Lethbridge Sunrise); KrJack Yaeck (RC Lethbridge); Wayne Stewart (RC Lethbridge).
Club Leadership Team Training Workshops 15 Nov 2020
District 5360 Rotarians, Rotaractors and Interactors
I am very excited to share with you our plans for the Club Leadership Team Training Workshops to be held in February and March 2021.
Below is everything you need to know about this learning opportunity, but were afraid to ask:
Who should attend?
  •          Our District’s Rotary Family: Rotarian, Rotaractor and Interactor Leaders. District leaders recognise it takes more than a president to lead a club, it takes a team, thus it has been decided to open up the training to all leaders and potential leaders in your club.  We are hoping that at least 4-6 members of your club will attend. There is no additional charge for this training.
Why are we doing this??
  •          Because we believe "Ordinary people working together can achieve extraordinary results – Stronger together!
What will you learn?
  •          The topics will include:
  •          Part 1: “Leading Your Club” (Martin Parnell DGE), “Planning for Success” (Karen Blewett), “Setting Your Club Goals” (Linda Morris) and “The Value of Community Assessments” (Hyder Hassan).
  •          Part 2: “District Achievements” (Mary Turner DG), “Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in your Club” (Sadia Khan and Steve Leavitt DGN), and “AG Roles and Responsibilities” (AG’s).
  •          Each session will be led by AG’s from across the District.
When will it take place?
  •          Saturday, February 20th (Part 1) and Saturday , Feb 27th (Part 2) or Wednesday, March 13th (Part 1) and Wednesday, March 20th (Part 2)
    • Each interactive Zoom session will last from 3 - 3 1/2 hours
Where will this take place?
  •          This training will be online. Go to , EVENTS….CLUB AND DISTRICT CALENDAR. Then select dates (Part 1 and 2) on the day/time you wish to attend and register….It’s that easy!
If you have any questions please contact either Rick Istead ( or myself ( )
Yours in Rotary,
Rotary International
District 5360, DGE 2020 /2021
Rotary Club of Cochrane.
Rotary Opens Opportunities
It's Coffee Time !
Coffee Fundraising Project
The fundraising committee requests approval to sell private label coffee blend, “SUNRISE” blend as a fundraiser.
Coffee is purchased as beans or ground from cuppers at $15 and sold at $20 per pound.  Fundraising committee and volunteers would deliver.
There is no limit for orders and anything from one pound up is fine.  The orders would be prepaid and there is no identifiable financial risk.
More information will follow soon.
McNally Gift Basket Raffle 13 Dec 2020
Christmas border and basket advert 5 inch.jpg
E-transfer Available October 25, 2020
We now accept e-transfers for payment of your DUES, FINES and HAPPY BUCKS.  Direct the e-transfer to the following e-mail address:
For efficiency purposes, please collect your fines and happy bucks and submit occasionally once they have accumulated to at least $25 or more.
To maintain control, we would ask that once you have initiated the e-mail transfer, please e-mail both Daryn and Carol at the following e-mail addresses advising that you have sent the e-transfer and with the password for acceptance of the transfer.  This will protect the integrity of the process and ensure that funds are received by the club.  
Please ensure you let me/Carol know your password so we can accept the transfer directly into the account.
Thank you and don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.
Rotary Youtube Channel
Check out the District's YouTube Channels which are being populated with learning resources
Also available are Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Videos
Russell Hampton
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