Thursday, June 13, 2024

Meaford Rotary Inducts New Leadership


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The Rotary Club of Meaford inducted its 2016-17 officers at the meeting of June 27, including Bernard Brunner as president.

Brunner has been a member of the Meaford club since 2007 and has been a Rotarian for 20 years. He was born, raised and educated in Meaford, Ontario, where he lives with his wife Debbie.

In his remarks to the club, President Brunner identified goals for the upcoming year. One was a commitment to “ensuring no child is hungry” by maintaining Rotary support of the “Backpacks for Learning” and “Food for Thought” student nutrition programs at the new Georgian Bay Community School (formerly Georgian Bay Secondary School). Outgoing President Phil Cant remains active as an Assistant District Governor for Rotary District 6330.

At the same meeting, the club welcomed their newest member, Rob Tremblay. Rob is the Director of Legislative Services / Clerk for the The Municipality of Meaford and brings professional experience from the government sector to the club.

Rotary Club of Meaford is a service club dedicated to improving the lives of others both in our community and around the world. Founded in 1937, our club has a long history of service.

Rotary is a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary’s 1.2 million members hail from more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world.

The club meets Mondays for a dinner meeting at Meaford Hall, 12 Nelson St E., Meaford, Ontario.

For further information on the club, joining Rotary or attending a Monday meeting, visit the club’s website at or their Facebook page at

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