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John Borst

Can a Rotarian be “excommunicated”?

Just before Easter, a non-Rotarian after reading one of my posts and Ken Jaskot’s comments, asked the question,”Can a Rotarian be excommunicated?” Although the question is expressed in religious terms, I did wonder if a Rotarian can be expelled or… Continue Reading →

America’s Children Will Make America Great Again, Will Rotarians Be There to Help?

The start of America’s rebirth didn’t begin with the election of Donald Trump regardless of his slogan “Make America Great Again.” As so often happens, it began with a tragedy, the massacre of 17 students and teachers on Valentine’s Day… Continue Reading →

Hotels to Consider for RI Convention Toronto 2018 in Vaughan at Metropolitan Centre Subway

Finding a hotel in the Toronto area from June 23 to 25 2018 is at the stage where it requires one to think outside the box. In December 2017, Toronto opened its latest subway extension. It now ends at the… Continue Reading →

This Saturday, Can Rotary Maintain Solidarity with its “iGeneration” Interact Club?

This Saturday, March 24th, 2018, the iGeneration will make itself heard on Capitol Hill with their national March for Our Lives.  As Sr Joan Chittister points out in the March 19th, issue of NCR “Between 1900 and 2018, there have been… Continue Reading →

“Real Progress Requires Change, a Belief in the Real Magic of Possiblity”

This is a promotion on the Riconvention in Toronto but listen to its message on how you get transformation from Rotary and apply it to Rotary. Fascinating stuff indeed! On top of that, the production of the video with folded… Continue Reading →

Where can you still find a room for the 2018 RI convention in Toronto at a reasonable rate?

The Request I received the following request for help from a PDG of District 5550 yesterday: I have a question re Toronto ….. we are going but do not have a Hotel booked yet … I guess I am too… Continue Reading →

Exclusive: An interview with Michele Guy Co-chair of Toronto’s Host Organising Committee for the 2018 RI Convention

For the past seven years, Michele Guy of the Rotary Club of Toronto has been the driving force behind the 2018 Rotary International Convention in Toronto, Canada. To the best of our knowledge, she is the first Rotarian who has… Continue Reading →

Wethe4-Interactive: Match the Convention to the Attendance

Wethe4-Interactive: where you write the story. Please write a comment on the social media platform where you read this. I will then gather the responses to this post into a story. Interactive Enquiry #10 Rotary has had some big conventions…. Continue Reading →

As Rotary Celebrates International Women’s Day, We Lose Ground Where it Matters

Today, March 8th is International Women’s Day. Rotary International appears to be celebrating in two positive ways. Many Club’s are holding a breakfast to celebrate the event. A Google/Bing search will reveal that such events are occurring across much of… Continue Reading →

12 Toronto Rotarians Recommend a Restaurant for RiConvention Delegates

By John Borst with a lot of help from 14 other Toronto Rotarians. On Friday, February 2, 2018, I visited the Rotary Club of Toronto. It is the one that exists in the heart of Toronto’s Central Business District. Many… Continue Reading →

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