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Thursday
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Kiwanis Club of Rideau Lunch meeting

Meeting Thursday May 7, 2015 - 13 members attended and 2 guests, Janet Timpson and Otto Schreiber

We honoured our volunteer Janet Timpson who has sold 50/50 tickets for our Club for 5 years (at least) at the Ottawa 67’s game.  Janet has been a tireless volunteer who showed up for every Friday night game and games on other nights when asked.  Thank you Janet from the Kiwanis Club of Rideau.  Thank you Brenda for supplying the bag full of gifts for Janet. 

Birthdays: June 4th George Clifford

50/50 -   Karen Barton drew the 4 of clubs.  The pot now stands at $503.50

Dates to remember:

Saturday May 30th – Our Key Club of Rideau High School is having a Community Garage Sale from

8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. at Rideau High School on St. Laurent Blvd.  If you have any items to donate please contact Firma French. 

Club Information:

A vote was taken at the luncheon of May 7th with 9 in favour of a move to the Maplewood Retirement Community, 1 against and 3 members abstained from voting. 

Maplewood Retirement Community is located at 340 Industrial Ave.  Near the main Canada Post Office.  Our first luncheon at Maplewood will be on June 4th   in the Theatre on the main floor. Luncheons will continue to be on the first and third Thursday of each month. 

Parking is available on the street with Neighborhood Way being the most likely spot for on street parking.  There are a very limited number of spots at the front and back of the residence.  Underground parking is also available, also first come, first served. Drive down the ramp, ring the bell located on the left side, just in front of the garage door.  The receptionists will remotely open the door for you.  You may park at any spot that is not marked reserved.  To enter the building from the garage the code is 1234#. 

The cost will be $17.70 plus HST totalling $20.00.  You pay at reception when you arrive and you will be given a receipt.    Also, please sign in and out at reception. 

Lunch will be buffet style with a variety of items that may include soup and/ or salad, a main course, (depending on a daily menu and Chef’s choice) dessert, coffee, tea and juice. 

It is the Clubs hope that The Rideau Kiwanis Club will be able to be identified as belonging to a community.  Information nights inviting community association members, local politicians and the general public will be held in the months to follow.