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Hello Friends,
Save the date please,
The Rotary Charity Fish Fry and Dance is here again, at the Oxford Auditorium, 875 Nellis Street, Woodstock, Ontario on April 20, come and join us for an evening of fun complete with a delicious Fresh Perch meal with the trimmings.
Live music to dance the night away.
There also is the Draw at midnight, a trip for 2 to Cuba, sponsored by Pharmasave woodstock, Thamesford and Ingersoll.
Must be in attendance when draw is held at 12 AM.
Auction Items,
-A set of tires for car or pickup truck with a value of $1,200 and a $1,000 gift certificate to be used towards mechanical Services/Repairs at one of 3 locations of Tirecraft Burgessville and Woodstock, both donated By TireCraft.
-A Smart TV donated by Leons Woodstock, Stratford.
-Boarding passes for 2 persons anywhere were Air Canada flies, donated by Air Canada, some restrictions.
-Holiday package donated by a friend of Rotary
-Different silent auction Items donated by Nesbitt Coulter, Sally Creek Golfcourse, Jakemans Maple syrup, Gift Certificate for 2 persons at the Terra Nova Nordic Spa., See Flyer for  many more sponsors.
All net proceeds going toward helping people in the community.
All this for only $55.00 per person.
Please come and have fun and at the same time help us to help others in need.
For tickets, 519-532-2181 e-transfer to woodstockoxfordrotaryclub@gmail.com or email me at stampeter97@gmail.com or contact any Rotary member.
No tickets available at the door.
Please share this event with your friends.
Do you have an interest to be an event Sponsor? please contact us at one of the above emails.
Here are some examples of what Woodstock-Oxford Rotary members do to Make a Difference in our community.
Consider joining us if you want to help.
Rotary of Woodstock-Oxford has been working to see how it can help alleviate Homelessness in Woodstock for some time now.
A group of Rotary members have been helping out at the Community Free Table for about a year and a half now.
Through helping out with the table we were exposed to the hardship that some members of our society have to go through in life.
Homelessness is one of the things you will hardly see until you start working at the Community Free Table and start talking to the people being served by the table.
Here we see people coming to the table that have no shelter with heat and safety, we see people with frozen hands, were there fingers are pure white and swollen that it is scary to see, were their skin is starting to peal off their fingers because of the frost.
Most persons in daily life never see these things.
And they are not the only people that show up, also people that have an apartment but don't have enough money left for food.
Some people come to have someone to talk to.
It is for this reason the Rotary of Woodstock-Oxford has started a process to see how we can help the shelterless people and others. It all started because one member( Adrienne Augustine) of the Rotary of Woodstock-Oxford, her vision is to align with our community to help form a PathWay Into Prosperity. Through consultation we found Woodstock Tiny Homes Community to be the most urgently needed stepping stone to help people transcend out of homelessness.
Today was a beautiful sunny day with as many as 50 or more person coming out to take advantage of the Community Free Table.
Thanks to the volunteers and persons that donated food, there were hotdogs, Kentucky Fried Chicken, salads, yogurt, coffee, store supplied cookies and cake, and vegetables like potatoes, lettuce, peppers, carrots, apples, pears, tomatoes and other items for people to take home free of charge.
Every person that is in need of food is welcome to come and get some for free.
Since there are many persons that have landed on hard times, these donations are very much appreciated.
If you would like to participate in volunteering or want to donate money or other items, please contact us.

Yesterday our first shipment of urgently needed medical supplies was taken to the logistics warehouse in Mississauga to pack and shrink-wrap boxes on skids for air transport to Beirut.

It has been a challenge to ensure the documents and consignee details are accurate and done in such a way as to ensure items get to their proper destination, but thanks to the tenacity and many phone calls by Dr Brad Petrisor, the shipment is now ready to go.

Thanks to Ronald Farra, PP Beirut ...

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See more on Facebook, Rotary Helps Lebanon, to help out financially, go to donate on this website.
If you want to be a volunteer, please contact us.

Please help Rotary support needs in our local community.
Click here to donate: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12109

Here is your opportunity to join with Woodstock-Oxford Rotary to help provide necessary assistance to families, children and the homeless. Since our Fish Fry fundraiser was cancelled, we need your consideration.

All funds received are being matched by W-O Rotary for local community needs.* To donate online click on this link
https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12109 or you can go to WoodstockOxfordRotary.org and follow the links to Donate.
CRA tax receipts will be issued via email.

Woodstock Rotarians need your help. In the past we have supported youth projects, such as scholarships and YMCA activities. During the past few months we have supplied a BBQ and food, each Saturday to the Community Free Table and items to the Circle of Friends table.

More recently, we have donated a total of $8000. locally for food vouchers, groceries and toiletries, going to those in need during these challenging times. ($4000 donations + $4000 Rotary match).

Please support your neighbour at: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12109 with an online, tax deductible donation. Proceeds will be used toward funding Rotary Community projects. (*up to $8000.)

Please help us . . ."Fundraise For Food Vouchers"
Rotary to Match Community Donations for Food Vouchers in Oxford*

Woodstock Rotarians have committed to help with Covid-19 challenges and are asking the community to join them. For each dollar donated, Rotary will match the amount, with proceeds going to purchase groceries and food vouchers, for families who require support at this time. You can donate online here: https://www.canadahelps.org/en/dn/12109

“At first, we looked at having a central food donation area with grocery distribution available to those who needed assistance,” said Steve Zehr, Woodstock-Oxford Rotary President. “But as we investigated things, it seemed that this would not be wise with the isolation issues we are all facing.”

“After discussions with local service agencies, it seemed more logical to work with groups already established to help people,” he continued. “So, we are happy the United Way Oxford is helping us, since they are working with community partners to identify pressing and immediate community needs.”

Woodstock-Oxford Rotary has already distributed 50 bags of groceries door-to-door, to families with school-age children, needing support. Rotary has also donated two shipments of gloves to our local Woodstock Hospital. Likewise, the Woodstock Club has supported the Salvation Army and Food Bank programs.

If you want to help your neighbour, you can donate online and receive a CRA Tax Receipt at:
or: www.WoodstockOxfordRotary.org 
(Select the Donate links to contribute and Make a Difference).
*The Rotary match will be up to $8000.

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Join us for another great in-person Perch Fish Fry Dinner and Dance - Saturday, May 7, 2022 - Doors open 6 pm, Dinner at 7 pm at Oxford Auditorium, Woodstock.
Live Auction at 10 PM, Auction items are: large screen TV, set of tires for car or light truck, Certificate of legal services, Golf passes with cart, one week vacation stay in Panama.
For tickets eTransfer payment @$50 to: WoodstockOxfordRotaryClub@gmail.com or 
Phone 519-537-9069 and 519-532-0443
Non-stop music with Thompson Family Band and DJ. 
Door prize draw at midnight for all inclusive holiday trip for 2 to Cuba, need to be present to win.
Thanks to our sponsors: Pharmasave, Leon's & Samsung, Heart FM, Oxford County Tirecraft Stores & Firestone, Scott's No Frills, Erb Signs, Jennifer Gale Real Estate Team, Bowen Law, Meridian, City of Woodstock, Gerry Turner - Buyer's Choice Home Inspections, Century 21 Heritage House Ltd, Jason Hill BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc, Sutton Group Rightway Real Estate, Home Hardware Building Centre, Brock & Visser Funeral Home, Meridian Credit Union, Woodstock BMO, Personal Coffee, Steve's Automotive, Woodstock Ford, Amy Fleming TD Mortgage Sepcialist, Smith-LeRoy Funeral Home, Nesbitt Coulter Law Firm, Tabor's Tree Service, Canadian Tire, Sally Creek Golf Club, Property Guys Woodstock.

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Welcome to Woodstock-Oxford Rotary Please join us...

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We meet In Person
Wednesdays at 6:00 p.m.
Oxford Gardens
423 Devondhire Ave
6 pm 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
Woodstock, ON N4S 0B2
(519) 532-0443
Regular meetings: 2nd & 4th Wedensday 6 pm (RSVP for meal count) Board Meeting: 1st Wednesday as arranged Service Project: 3rd Wednesday as arranged or Saturday 12 pm Community Table Social & Fun Night: 4th Wednesday as arranged
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