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.
About Our Club

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:15 PM
PO Box 7004
Sussex Corner, NB E4E 5M3
Meetings at All Seasons Restaurant
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District Governor John Slipp Visits Sussex Rotary Club

On Monday, December 7th, Sussex Rotary welcomed guest and speaker District Governor John Slipp to our weekly Zoom call.

Introduced by current Club President Angie Cummings, John, his wife Darla and their children Cameron and Sarah reside in the heart of New Brunswick’s First Town, Woodstock. Their oldest, Cameron, attends the University of Waterloo studying business and music. Cameron’s sister Sarah is studying music at Acadia University.

Together, John and Darla own and operate the Atlantic Travel Centre/Woodstock Duty-Free Shop in Belleville on the Maine/New Brunswick border near Woodstock. They were the first and only recipients of the inaugural Gold Standard Award from the Frontier Duty-Free Association...
Sussex Flooding 2020 (Image courtesy CBC News)


Thank you to all of the individuals and groups who have reached out to Sussex Rotary Club wanting to help!

So many people in Sussex and the surrounding area have been affected by flooding this week. No one was prepared for this kind of disaster especially just before Christmas and during Code Orange.

You want to help, but how?

If you would like to be certain that your gift will go to those affected by this flood, you can donate to the Sussex Rotary Club Charitable Trusts (a tax receipt will be emailed):

Please note in your comments that the gift is for those affected by the Sussex Flood Dec 2020. The Rotary Club of Sussex Charitable Trusts can donate to other charitable organizations that are required to use the funds for the specific request. This is one of the benefits of a Trust and a Charity. The money will be used for it's donated purpose and must be able to prove so.

These are the early days in the disaster, and the money will be needed soon.

If you have friends and family that want to help out, please direct them to our website and click the "DONATE NOW" button on the top right.

If you prefer to mail a cheque, please make payable to The Rotary Club of Sussex Charitable Trusts, include a note stating the purpose of your gift and mail to PO Box 7004, Sussex Corner, NB E4E 5M3 (include your address, phone number and email address for your tax receipt)

The Rotary Club of Sussex is honored to serve our community.

Thank you!

The Library That Dolly Built
Exclusive Premiere of "The Library That Dolly Built: Celebrating the People Who Made Dolly’s Dream Come True!”
A feature-length documentary, covering the history, impact and future of Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. The film features the music of  and is narrated by actress and author, 
Danica McKellar

Following the screening, Dolly Parton will be live for fan Q&A and a very special acoustic performance.
Produced by Land Grant Films, “The Library That Dolly Built” is directed by journalism professor Nick Geidner, edited by video instructor Clinton Elmore and crewed by 15 students.
Member Profile - Taylor McWhirter
Let's meet this week's Rotary Club of Sussex member, Taylor McWhirter!

Taylor was born and raised in the greater Toronto area. Taylor studied Business at Loyalist College in Belleville Ontario. She moved to Sussex almost three years ago on a whim with her now fiancé. She considers New Brunswick a completely new experience and is loving every minute of it!

Taylor works as a Small Business Advisor & Agriculture Specialist for Scotiabank. She has always been amazed by business owners and their entrepreneurial spirit! She feels very lucky to be able to help grow businesses within Sussex. Her favourite part of the job is learning about her clients and helping big dreams become realities. It doesn’t hurt that she also gets to pet A LOT of cows and she considers that to be a huge job perk! She also operates her own small business located in La Bella Si Salon & Spa! The Glow Station is Taylor’s passion project and creative outlet. She loves empowering other women to look and feel their best!

Taylor has been a Rotary member for just about a year now. She was introduced to Rotary by Julie Matthews and after the first meeting, she was hooked and loved the opportunity to learn more about Sussex, support the community, and meet like-minded individuals!

Taylor is a soon-to-be mom and believes it is so important to show her future son the importance of volunteering and giving back to your community.
Salvation Army and Coats for Kids Partnership
The Rotary Club of Sussex is very thankful for the partnership with the Salvation Army for the Coats for Kids program again this year.
With this partnership, children will be given the gift of warmth by being able to purchase new winter attire for the cold months ahead. Families with children in need are able to access the Coats for Kids program by contacting the Salvation Army at 506-433-5461.

Presenting this year's donation to the Salvation Army is Rotary Club of Sussex Member, Taylor McWhirter.
Please remember, if you have a new or gently used coat you wish to donate, you can drop them off at either the Scotiabank on Main Street or the Salvation Army Thrift Store. If you wish to make a cash donation or provide gift certificates, please message us and we will be happy to make arrangements for pick up. 
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