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 Graduates Awarded Scholarships

Two Sussex Regional High School students received $1,000 scholarships from The Rotary Club of Sussex - Shelby Dunfield and Kelten Fawcett. Both students are enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce Degree at Mount Allison University in the fall. 

Snider Mountain Ranch Visits Sussex Rotary

On Monday, March 9th, 2020, the Sussex Rotary Club hosted guest speakers Duane Bleakney (Camp Director) and Rosy Berti (Assistant Director) of local Snider Mountain Ranch. The Ranch is a Canadian registered charity dedicated to providing fantastic experiences for youth in a loving, supportive and inspiring ranch-themed environment.

Meeting Chair Lisa Brown introduced our speakers.

Duane Bleakney is from the Sussex area, and he and his wife Katie have four children ranging from 9 months to 12 years of age. Duane spent his childhood living at the Ranch and his teenage years working there. His background in construction comes in handy, and he and Katie are embarking on their sixth summer as the directors of Snider Mountain Ranch.

Rosy Berti, originally from Ottawa, is the Camp Assistant Director. She has worked for the Ranch for two and a half years since starting as seasonal summer staff. After graduating from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Child Studies (with minors in French and American Sign Language), Rosy came to work for Snider Mountain Ranch full time...

Sussex Chamber of Commerce and Paul Bedford

On Monday, February 10th, 2020, Sussex Rotary was joined by guest Paul Bedford, representing firstly the Sussex & District Chamber of Commerce, but also a number of other not-for-profit organizations. 

Paul Bedford is an energetic community leader in helping people and is a small business owner in Sussex, New Brunswick, operating QC Pumps & Compressors Ltd with his father, Jim. They provide industrial service and sales, with a specialization in compressed natural gas and compression to the Maritime provinces. 

Paul is also the President of the Sussex & District Chamber of Commerce, Lead Advisor and Youth Program Facilitator for Junior Achievement New Brunswick in Sussex, Vice President and Organizational Leader for Sussex Girls Softball Association, and the President of the Sussex Asphalt Angels Car Club.

In Paul's free time, he is also a husband to Chrystal, and father of three, Carmendy(14), Quitin(11) and Korbin(3).

Paul commenced his talk with an overview of the organizations currently active in the Sussex area...

 

Ed Keith on Sunshine House Financial

On Monday, February 3rd, 2020, Rotary Club Member Ed Keith addressed the Club with a presentation on Sunshine House Financial

Sunshine House Financial has offices in one of the oldest homes in Sussex.  The distinguishable yellow house is located at 451 Main Street, Sussex NB.  Rotarians and family members, Jane and Greg Keith, and son Ed, work together with a strong focus on creating and protecting their client's wealth. Their advisors are consistently recognized as industry leaders in the Atlantic region, as well as in the top 5% internationally (as identified by the Million Dollar Round Table, a global association of Financial Professionals)... (more)

Sussex Rotary Annual General Meeting 2020

It was a busy Monday, January 27th, 2020, for the Sussex Rotary Club, which had it's Annual General Meeting (AGM) with quorum attendance!

Chairing the event was current Club President Rhoda Wilson with a packed agenda.

Past President Lisa Brown then helped the Club to take a group photo of sorts to commemorate the event, and the meeting commenced with the welcome of members and a couple of special guests, Marley Monohan (daughter of Rotarian Tina Monohan) and exchange student Mimi Rosemeyer (guest of Rotarian Stephanie Bickford-Parent).

Incoming RI President Announces 2020-21 Presidential Theme Rotary International President-elect Holger Knaack is encouraging Rotarians to seize the many opportunities Rotary offers to enrich their lives and the communities they serve.

Knaack, a member of the Rotary Club of Herzogtum Lauenburg-Mölln, Germany, revealed the 2020-21 presidential theme, Rotary Opens Opportunities, to incoming district governors at the Rotary International Assembly in San Diego, California, USA, on 20 January.
 
Rotary isn’t just a club for people to join, but rather “an invitation to endless opportunities,” said Knaack, who becomes president on 1 July. He emphasized that Rotary creates pathways for members to improve their lives and the lives of those they help through service projects. “We believe that our acts of service, big and small, create opportunities for people who need our help,” Knaack said.
 
Read the full details at rotary.org.
 
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