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Jigsaw Puzzle Fundraiser
 Our fourth and final puzzle of the Celebrating Scenic Goderich - the Menesetung Bridge is now available.   Just in time for Christmas giving or providing hours of enjoyment during the coming winter months we know it will be popular at just $20.00
We are supporting the Goderich food banks with funds raised; - The Salvation Army and Saint Vincent de Paul.
As an added benefit we have bundled the Goderich Harbour puzzle with the Menesetung Bridge puzzle for a limited time at $30.00 for double the enjoyment.
Puzzles can be purchased in the usual way.  Thank you everyone for your support. 

The Columbus Park pickleball courts project received a major donation from West Wawanosh Mutual Insurance Company to assist with the construction of a pavilion at the courts. Shown is the Chair of the board of West Wawanosh Mutual, Lloyd McGillvray, presenting the cheque to the project coordinators (L) Earl Pennington (Kinsmen) and and (R) Bruce Thomasson (Rotary).  The pavilion will make a great addition to the facility.


On November 6th a ribbon cutting ceremony took place to officially open the newly constructed
community pickle ball courts. Mayor John Grace and MP Ben Lobb snipped the ribbon to mark the
occasion. Special recognition was given by Mr. Lobb to the Government of Canada’s New Horizons for
Seniors Program that provided funding instrumental to this project’s success. Mayor Grace
acknowledged the broad grass root support from the community. A joint project lead by the Rotary and
Kinsmen Clubs, with additional financial support from the Lions Club, this effort also attracted support
from over 120 individuals and in excess of 60 businesses. The organizing committee also wishes to
thank Goderich council for its support. An inaugural tournament and grand opening event will be
planned for next year when circumstance better allow public gathering. We can then properly celebrate
this effort and in particular properly acknowledge all the donors that made this facility possible.
In the meantime you can view those donor businesses on the Goderich Rotary Club website. This state
of the art facility is already in use by the many fans of the game of pickle ball. The Goderich Pickle
Ball community is a very active and welcoming group. It looks to enjoy this fastest growing sport in
North America for the reminder of the outdoor season and then expand even further next year.
The first performances of the Goderich Little Theatre has successfully concluded.  The club is honored to be season sponsor of the 2021-22 season  We are lucky to have such a quality performing arts venue in our community.
 We had the honor and pleasure of recognizing members who have contributed to The Rotary Foundation.   The presentation of Paul Harris Fellow recognition is The Rotary Foundation’s way of expressing its appreciation for a substantial contribution to its humanitarian and educational programs. It is because of gifts such as this that The Rotary Foundation can carry out an array of programs that achieve beneficial changes in our world.  The presentations were made by Past District Governor David Elliott (centre).  Recipients are (L-R) Michael Strickland, Werner Ritgen, Ann McCauley and Rosanne Field. 
Goderich Rotarians are at the Goderich BIA Farmers Market on Saturdays with our 3rd puzzle in our Scenic Goderich Series.  Rotarian Alice Sikma is displaying the puzzle. Rotarian Carolyn Brown was at the market September 18.  Alice will be at the market for thanksgiving Oct 9. 
Planting of the Jasper Memorial Gazebo, a gazebo commissioned by Rotarian Tom Jasper in memory of his late wife Mary Ellen, has begun at the Rotary Cove. Shown is Rotarian Lynn Ferguson working on the plantings. Project lead is Colleen McGregor.
Tennis/Pickleball Courts Project
A project many years in the making, the refurbishment of the tennis courts at Victoria Park was first introduced in a re-development master plan back in 2005.  The Rotary,Kinsmen, and Lions Clubs have now stepped up in partnership to lead this long overdue renewal.  The original project has been expanded to include new Pickleball Courts at Columbus Park. Your generous support is also needed.  Be part of these great additions to our community by donating now.
Columbus Park Pavilion
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Company Limited
Columbus Park Courts Water
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