Speaker Date Topic
Board of Directors Meeting Sep 28, 2020

This meeting has been rescheduled from the original date of Monday, September 21.

Alison Morrison Oct 01, 2020
Community Outreach Coordinator, The Green Legacy Programme for the County of Wellington

In 2004, The Green Legacy was just a simple idea to plant 150,000 trees to celebrate the County's 150 year anniversary. That idea has now grown to over two million trees planted in the County of Wellington by community partners, making it the largest municipal tree planting programme in North America.

The Green Legacy caught the attention of the United Nations in 2010, when the programme was recognized under the Billion Tree Campaign for their help in the fight against climate change. 

The environment remains a very significant political, social and economic issue that involves all levels of government and tree planting is an easy but effective way to improve the environment. The County of Wellington fosters local initiatives by providing trees free of charge to its residents and community groups.

The Green Legacy Programme is also responsible for organizing the Warden’s Tree Planting which has been an annual event for County and member Municipal staff since 2006.

World Polio Day Oct 21, 2020
Flag raising outside City Hall (no ceremony)

World Polio Day on October 24 each year is recognized in Guelph by Rotarians and the Mayor with speeches and a flag raising ceremony outside City Hall.  Due to the COVID-19 social gathering restrictions, the flag raising ceremony has been cancelled.  The flag will be raised on Wednesday, October 21 by a City staff member without spectators in attendance.

Sharron Riley-Persson Oct 22, 2020
Nutcracker Fundraiser - Update
Flag raising ceremony at City Hall for World Polio Day

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this event outside City Hall has been cancelled.

Martin Litchfield Oct 29, 2020
Youth Committee - Update
Board of Directors Meeting Nov 09, 2020
Russ Powell Nov 19, 2020
AGM & Elections
Russ Powell Nov 26, 2020
Club Virtual Christmas Party (6:00pm to 8:00pm)

The regular morning meeting is cancelled and replaced by this virtual evening get-together.

Esme Batten Dec 17, 2020
Program Director, Midwestern Ontario, Nature Conservancy of Canada

The Nature Conservancy of Canada (NCC) is Canada's leading national land conservation organization.  As a private, non-profit organization, it partners with individuals, corporations, foundations, Indigenous communities and other non-profit organizations and governments at all levels to protect Canada’s most important natural treasures - the natural areas that sustain Canada’s plants and wildlife.  They secure properties (through donation, purchase, conservation agreement and the relinquishment of other legal interests in land) and manage them for the long term.

Since 1962, NCC and its partners have helped to protect 14 million hectares (35 million acres), coast to coast to coast.