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Mother's Day 9 May 2021
 
MOTHER'S DAY MAY 9, 2021
 
 
 
Monthly Coffee Info
 
 
 
SUNRISE COFFEE BLEND
 
 
FRAPPE POWDER MIX NOW ALSO AVAILABLE!
 
To order coffee, please send an email on or
 
BEFORE THE LAST DAY OF THE MONTH to:
 
 
Include the following information:
  1. Your name
  2. The delivery address in Lethbridge or let me know if we need alternate arrangement
  3. Phone number so we can call you for delivery
  4. How many bags of ground or whole beans or frappe you would like.
Please make payment for $20 per bag to the club e mail transfer account.
Frappe powder is $13 per bag and makes about 6 frappes.
 
If this payment method is not possible, please contact me to make alternate arrangements, but please do use the e mail transfer if at all possible!
 
 
Leadership Opportunities 2 May 2021

Rotary Needs You! New and established Committees need Chairs and Committee Members.

Review the list and answer with your Rotary passion.
Contact DGE Martin Parnell (info@martinparnell.com ) to discuss any position. 

NEW OPPORTUNITIES!!!
  • District Youth Exchange Training Lead – Outbound (1)
  • District Youth Exchange Training Lead – Inbound and Rebound (1)
  • District Youth Exchange Administrator (volunteer position) (1)
For more opportunities, click "read more" or visit the District Site/Leadership Opportunities
 
  • District Youth Exchange Training Lead – Outbound (1)
    • Looking for someone who has some training experience, particularly with youth, and would like to use their skillset to prepare our outbound students for their year abroad.
    • Update or create the content for all OB orientations ensuring all major categories are covered according to RI (Note:  most content has been developed)
    • Program information, rules and regulations, Rotary support system, expectations, cultural preparation, safety, travel and parental expectations
    • Attend committee meetings via conference call or virtually – generally monthly (10 per year)  
    • Work with Outbound Coordinator and Rotex members to refine and update training as needed
    • Requires approximately 3 separate sessions from January to June each year
    • Time commitment: 15-20 hours per session, as well as preparation time (July – December prior to training)
       
  • District Youth Exchange Training Lead – Inbound and Rebound (1)
    • Looking for someone who has some training experience, particularly with youth, and would like to use their skillset to prepare our inbound students for their year here and help the returning outbound students debrief on their year and understand their emotional rollercoaster.
    • Update or create the content for all Inbound and rebound orientation/Debriefs ensuring all major categories are covered according to RI (Note:  most content has been developed)
    • Inbound - Program information, rules and regulations, Rotary support system, expectations, cultural preparation, safety, and travel rules
    • Rebound Debrief – Reverse Culture shock, re-entry to family, community, next steps, and plans
    • Attend committee meetings via conference call or virtually – generally monthly (10 per year)  
    • Work with Inbound Coordinator and Rotex members to refine and update training as needed
    • Requires approximately 2 - 3 separate sessions from August to October each year
    • Time commitment: 15 – 20 hours per session, as well as preparation time (April - July prior to training)
       
  • District Youth Exchange Administrator (volunteer position) (1)
    • Looking for an individual who is comfortable with online database (we use YEAH)
    • Prepare and update all communication templates in YEAH
    • Prepare invoices to clubs, and send reminder letters to counsellors when instalment fees are due
    • Follow up on monies owed to District
    • Set up YEAH database each year changing those fields that need updating
    • Set up and send out registration information to students, parents, counsellors to attend all orientations and debriefs
    • Attend orientations and debriefs to assist with registration and other duties
    • Attend monthly committee meetings and take minutes, distribute to members
    • Time commitment:  approximately 15 hours per month (varies depending on the month)
  • For more opportunities, click "read more" or visit the District Site/Leadership Opportunities
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  • District Grants Team Member (1)
    • Review and recommend District Grant applications (District Project, District Youth, District Scholarship) to the District Grants Sub Committee  
    • Promote Club use of and assist Clubs on use of, application for, administration of, and reporting on District Grants 
    • Assist the Clubs in applying for District grants 
    • Attend committee meetings via conference call or virtually  
    • Assist the District Grants Sub Committee chair and District Grants Team Lead in recruiting new members of the committee 
    • Work on other District Grant Sub Committee activities as requested by the Committee chair 
    • Time commitment: 5-10 hours a week, is generally in the months of April and May. 2 hours per month for the rest of the year.
  • Communication Committee: Webmaster Team (1)
    • Work with People of Action webmaster as part of the website support team
    • Keep content current on the site
    • Team will constantly work on the design and function of the site
    • Time commitment of 4-5 hours per month
       
  • Annual Fund and Endowment / Major Gifts Subcommittee Chair (1)
    • Establish giving goals for the district and enter them in Rotary Club Central.
    • Encourage clubs to set giving goals
    • Inform Rotarians of giving opportunities
    • Work with club presidents on how to recognize donors
    • Cultivate existing and potential endowment and major donors
       
  • Foundation Stewardship Subcommittee member (1)
    • Applicant to be from Northern Sector of District
    • Monitor and evaluate stewardship and management practices for all grants;
    • Ensure that everyone involved in a grant avoids any actual or perceived conflict of interest.
    • The time commitment would not exceed 4 hours per month.
       
  • Interact Area Representatives (2)
    • One in the Lethbridge area, the other in the Medicine Hat area.
    • Reach out to Interact clubs in the geographical area.
    • Provide interaction between Interact clubs and Rotary Clubs.
    • Help with Mentoring process.
    • Attend the two main District Interact Presidents meeting.
       
  • District Interact Committee: Rotarian Mentors (2)
    • Provide assistance to Interact mentees and help them complete tasks. These tasks could include writing emails, connecting them to district committees and brainstorming ideas. 
    • Communicate with Interactors outside of meeting times if needed to complete tasks. 
    • Attend bi-monthly meetings(starting in January 2021) and give insight on initiatives.
       
  • Report Monitor Committee Member (1)
    • Ensure Rotary Foundation funds provided to clubs in the form of District Grants are expended in compliance with District 5360 and Foundation guidelines
    • Review Final Reports for completeness and compliance in all aspects and that grant funds have been directed to the specific purpose identified in the grant application
    • Communicate to report presenter any deficiencies in their filing or supporting documentation and the remedial action required to enable report acceptance
    • Monitor status of outstanding Final Reports throughout the District and pursue those clubs who will or who have failed to meet reporting deadlines
    • Depending on the time of year, time requirement to perform the role can range from 6 to 10 hours per week based on a team of two Report Monitors
 
Protecting the Environment
Protecting the Environment: Practical Ideas for Clubs to Consider
 
Our upcoming Club Learning Webinar will take place on Wednesday, May 5th from 7 to 8 PM. Registration is available to you by visiting the District website. Click on events and open the calendar to May 5th. Open that link and register. Upon registration you will receive a confirmation.
 
Or you can follow the link below
 
 
Brian Callaghan
TRF Gala Tailgate Party
TRF Gala Fundraising snd Tailgate Party
 
 
Danielle Smith, the former leader of the opposition and leader of the Wildrose Party, will be our special guest for the District 5360 TRF Tailgate Party after the TRF Gala on May 12. Danielle will be available to answer questions and talk about the issues that are affecting Alberta during these challenging times.
 
Register for the TRF Gala on May 12 for access to the Tailgate Party and to help support the Rotary Foundation. Our help is needed more than ever to do good. This is our Call to Action!
Wednesday, May 12, 2021, 8:00 pm ET
(6:00pm MT)
 
The Rotary Foundation Gala will be a ~60-minute fast-paced virtual Fundraiser designed to fundraise for both the Annual Funds and PolioPlus.
 
Our Gala evening will feature a "Red Carpet" pre-show that kicks off at 8:00 pm ET sharp hosted by Rotary International's first female President, Jennifer Jones! Master of Ceremonies, Past RI Director Jeffry Cadorette, will host the variety show featuring distinguished speakers, entertainers, inspiring stories about service supported by TRF and much more!
 
Tickets to the virtual event are available by clicking this link trellis.org/rotary-gala and are USD$110 plus applicable fees, of which $100 is a fully credited donation to TRF.  You get a charitable tax receipt and 100 Paul Harris Fellowship points, and your District gets credit towards their Foundation goals.
Your participation allows Rotarians, clubs and Districts to DO MORE GOOD. Donations are directed 75% to the Annual Fund of TRF and 25% to the PolioPlus fund.
2021 Virtual Rotary Convention
 
 
 
Rotary Opens Opportunities

Please join us for 2021 Virtual Convention: Rotary Opens Opportunities, 12-16 June. Registration opens in mid-April.

This year’s event will connect you, virtually, with members around the world. It will open new opportunities to learn and to engage with the family of Rotary, near and far. Together, we’ll inspire action, strengthen our commitments, work on our challenges, and celebrate our successes.

Visit the convention event page on Facebook to connect with other participants and share what you’re looking forward to experiencing with #Rotary21. The Virtual Convention is open to all Rotary members and participants, so invite a friend to join you or share the event with your community.