Sussex Rotary Club
The Sussex Rotary Club is a diverse collection of civic-minded and professional community leaders who meet each week for fellowship, professional enrichment, and the opportunity for service. The Sussex Rotary Club provides an opportunity for business development networking with a variety of community business leaders and professionals. Rotarians help each other, and collectively help others.
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We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
All Seasons Inn
1015 Main St.
Sussex, NB  E4E 2M6
Canada
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Sussex Rotary Strategic Planning Session
On Friday, January 10th, 2020, Sussex Rotary attended an organization strategic planning session hosted by Tanya Chapman of The Chapman Group, the four-hour session designed to help Sussex Rotary build out a plan to help and serve both our local and global community.
 
Tanya Chapman is the founder of The Chapman Group. Tanya holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Education degree from St. Thomas University, along with a certificate in Human Resource Management and an MBA from the University of New Brunswick.  She is a designated Certified Human Resource Professional and has completed the ICD Directors Education Program from the Rotman School of Business. Her management consulting firm specializes in, among a host of things, helping organizations build strategic plans for growth and effectiveness. 

Tanya proceeded to walk the Club through reviewing its vision and mission and identifying its strategic priorities.

She touched briefly on the need for tactical action plans and the importance of measuring success against those action plans along the way...
Elections New Brunwsick - Kim Poffenroth

On Monday, January 6th, 2020, guest speakers Kim Poffenroth and Paul Harpelle of Elections New Brunswick joined us to share the mandate, vision and current focus of the organization.

Kim was introduced by Rotary Paul Kearley. The current Chief Electoral Officer began her 10-year appointment as a Legislative Officer in March 2017. She most recently served as Assistant Deputy Attorney General and Chief Legislative Counsel, a post she held from October 2010. 

Kim received a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of New Brunswick in 1992 and a Bachelor of Laws from the same university in 1995. After clerking with the New Brunswick Court of Appeal, she was admitted to the New Brunswick bar in 1996.

She started her career with the Province of New Brunswick in 1998, when she joined the Legislative Services Branch of the New Brunswick Office of the Attorney General as Legislative Counsel.
 
A native of Miramichi, New Brunswick, Kim is married and has one daughter.

Kim shared an overview of Elections New Brunswick, one of the first organizations of its kind in Canada, helping to administer all elections at the provincial and municipal levels...
Christmas 2019Sussex Rotary Club would like to extend to you, your families and friends, season's greetings.

We want to thank the community of Sussex for your support as we continue to serve you, and we look forward to the upcoming year.

All the best during this holiday season and have a safe and happy new year. 
Christmas Luncheon

Sussex Rotary shared our Christmas Luncheon together on, Monday, December 16th. We had a full house and a packed agenda.

Rhoda explained the day’s giving to LEAP. Each year at the last meeting in December, we "pass the hat" (envelope) to give to a good cause for the Christmas Season. This year, our very own Interact Club donated $150 to the LEAP program (Leisure Enjoyment for All People) at the Nutrien Civic Centre.

LEAP is a financial assistance program that focuses on raising much-needed resources to support those with financial barriers to physical activity. Supporting the campaign supports youth and families within our community.

Our Interact Youth wanted to help other youth in the area and Rotarian Shelley Vail challenged our Club to show support by matching or surpassing this amount at our meeting today.

The hat was passed around to collect and the Club exceeded $300! Way to energize giving Interact! 

 
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