18th Annual TERC Golf Tournament
Once again and for the 18th year in a row the Toronto East Rotary Club is holding its annual golf tournament on September 14th at Sleepy Hollow Golf & Country Club. This year’s golf tournament is shaping up to be the most exciting yet. 
 
Register & pay early (August 24th) to save and be entered into a draw for a major prize for early bird registrants only. Don’t miss out!
 
This year you will be welcomed at 10:30 a.m. at our registration table where everyone will receive a fabulous gift to take home. A delicious BBQ lunch will be served starting at 11:00 a.m. You will be on your carts by 11:45 a.m. with a shotgun start promptly at 12:00 p.m. There will be refreshments on the course, as well as several stations with fruits and goodies to keep you in fine form. Cocktails and an abundant Buffet Dinner to follow after the golf game at 5:00 p.m. You can bid on our silent auction items all with a value of over $100, as well as some exciting items on our live auction that will be priceless. 
For over 50 years Toronto East Rotary Club has supported many essential community services. We are active in health initiatives for women and children, educational bursaries, sports programs and economic initiatives for those in need. 
 
We have supported the following organizations: Michael Garron Hospital, Emily House, Meals on Wheels, Interval House, WoodGreen Community Services, Regent Park CRC Community Programs and many other local community organizations. Our global initiatives include building schools in third world countries and ensuring fresh, safe water is supplied where needed in the world.
 
Since 1965, the Toronto East Rotary Club has had a single goal: “Service Above Self”. We make a difference in our community with our time and talents and with every dollar we have raised from our events including our annual golf tournament. For the past 17 years this tournament has succeeded because of you - the golfers who attend and the valued partners who sponsor our tournament. We are reaching out to you again for your support to help us continue to help those that need us the most. Please consider partnering with us again this year to make a difference!
 
Click here to download the registration form.
 
 
Toronto East Rotary News
Ever wonder what Rotary is all about?  The members of Toronto East Rotary club are an enthusiastic group of people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back. Want to know more?  

Join us this Thursday August 10th for a casual BBQ on the patio of Whistlers Restaurant.  Friendly Toronto East Rotarians will welcome you and tell you more about our service club.  
 
Where:  Whistlers Restaurant, 995 Broadview Ave (@ Mortimer), East York, ON M4K 2S1
When: Thursday August 10th @ 12:30pm
Cost:  FREE!
The Trustees of The Rotary Foundation recently confirmed the award of two District 7070 Global Grant Scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year.

One of the recipients is Spencer McMurray, sponsored by the Toronto East Rotary Club and a graduate of University of Toronto where he received his Honours Bachelor of Arts in Peace, Conflict, and Justice, minor in Political Science. Spencer will pursue a Masters of International Security, with a concentration in conflict resolution and a regional concentration on the Middle East, and the study of Arabic at the Paris School of International Affairs (PSIA) at Sciences Po, in Paris, France. His scholarship was awarded under Rotary Area of Focus Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution.
 
Spencer plans to continue his career in conflict negotiation, building on his experience as a writer and research assistant with the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in East Jerusalem. He selected the PSIA program to prepare him to write holistic peace agreements to create sustainable solutions and policies, particularly in post-conflict societies, so that migrants can thrive and live to their full potential.
 
At a special dinner held at Whistler’s Grille on Thursday July 13, the Toronto East Rotary Club honoured two area students for their extensive volunteer work during their high school years. The $2000.00 TERC Community Service Scholarship Award was presented to Sal Sabila of Monarch Park CI (shown on the left) and Cathy Nabukalu of St. Patrick Catholic SS.
 
Sal pioneered efforts at her school for Gender Equality and Mental Wellness and founded the Youth Gravity team in Regent Park. She will be attending the University of Toronto to study Physical Science and Mathematics. Cathy, in addition to a long list of community service activities both in and out of school, was selected to take a leadership role in the Toronto Police Youth Community Program deployed to the Dovercourt Boys and Girls Club. She is enrolled at the University of Windsor to study Forensic Psychology and Criminology. Both students delivered inspiring speeches detailing their contributions and confirming their on-going commitment to volunteer community service.

Left to Right:  Club President Jim Crimedas, Pastor Tim Reimer, Rev. Sarah Miller, Rabbi Mariam Margles, Rev. Jim Parker.
 
At our lunch on May 4th, 2017, we listened intently to the thoughts of four religious leaders in the Toronto East community and were left with a special thought from each.
The broad societal issues that were raised by the religious leaders and where, we as a Club, can continue to contribute, are:
 
Poverty, housing for the marginalized, homelessness, hunger and food security, clean water, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia, welcoming spaces for the transgender and LGBTQ community, safe havens for youth, mental health, individual isolation, refugee sponsorship and Indigenous rights.
 
 
 
 
 
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