Posted on Jan 17, 2019
Our Satellite group got together on Thursday, January 17 at Dinkel's.
Members were welcomed by Nicole Haire.
  • Coreen Reynolds reported on the recent Poker Walk for Aids committee meeting. The date is set for April 27, the website will be updated soon and fundraising target is $30-35,000. Sponsors are being sought. Members are encouraged to participate in teams of four. Tax receipts are provided for donations of $20 or more.  Discussion is underway for the future of this event. Rosi Ouellette and Ian Acton provided information about how the event currently runs and past events.
  • Rosi Ouellette asked if members are interested in volunteering to distribute hot chocolate at the Armouries on Saturday, February 23 for the City of Belleville Savour the Chill and Stay Awhile event from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Satellite Club would be able to promote and sell tickets for the Hockey Night in Quinte event at the same time. Great idea.  Members agreed. Volunteers will be needed.
  • Cassandra Bonn provided an update following a committee meeting on January 15 about the upcoming Hockey Night in Quinte event to be held on Friday, March 1 at the Armouries. The band Ambush is booked, games are planned, sponsorships of $8,725 has been acquired to date and others are still being sought. Silent auction items are needed. Tickets are available in person at Remax, the Chamber of Commerce and online through Eventbright. Price is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Posters in hard copy and an  electronic version will be available soon. All members are asked to promote the event in various ways, sell tickets, buy your own ticket, contribute $10 toward a group silent auction item, seek silent auction items and to track all details in our shared google document.  Next Hockey Night in Quinte meeting is scheduled for January 29 at noon at Quinte Broadcasting.
  • Collin Meyers reminded members that membership fees are due and a variety of payment methods are available.
Upcoming Rotary event: 
-Local Community Service Clubs lunch on February 4 at the Travelodge. Guest Speakers: The Senators Foundation represented by Barry Seller and Danielle Robinson and Mark Fluhrer from the City of Belleville regarding the Outdoor Rink and Recreation Center project.
Upcoming Community event:
-Quinte Ballet School Prime Rib Night fundraiser at the Dugout restaurant on February 9.  Tickets are $35. Contact Anya-Deane Best for tickets.
Upcoming Satellite Meeting Dates:
  • January 31 at Dinkel’s
  • February 4 – joint lunch meeting
  • February 13 instead of the 14, and 28 at Capers
In order to plan appropriately with the host venues all members are reminded to please respond to the event invitation and register your participation in advance. Thank you.