Posted by District Governor Elect Ron Dick and , 2019-20 , District 7070 Action Committee

A Year End Thank you from you Action Committee Coordinators and Chair!

Dear Fellow Rotarians and Rotaractors in District 7070,

Congratulations to all the District 7070 Rotarians and Rotaracters for a tremendous year of Community and International Service!   While there is still work ahead of us as we continue to meet the challenges of the pandemic, we can all hold our heads high in our response to our Communities needs to meet the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic.  With over 40 District Grant applications from our District 7070 Rotary and Rotaract Clubs we have doubled the amount of District Grants from previous years........

A very special thank you to our Action Committee Coordinators who worked with Lars Henriksson and Foundation Committee and the District Governor Team to develop the one time special One to One District Grant of up to $1,000 for a Community Covid 19 response project.  Thank you to our GTA Rotaractors for developing, delivering and sharing their “Small Acts of Kindness” project that turned into project ideas for many others.  Thank you to every Rotary Club and Rotaract Club for bringing much needed Face Masks, Face Shields, Gowns, Food, Food cards & Volunteers to Food Banks, delivering groceries for the isolated and being there for each other!

 For the 2020-2021 Rotary Year the Action & Partnership Committees will be Chaired by Richard Mewhinney with contacts noted below.  The Area of Focus Coordinators are as follows:

  • Peace and conflict prevention/resolution.


  • Disease prevention and treatment.


  • Water and sanitation.

    • Richard Mewhinney (Coordinator/Chair), Newmarket Rotary Club

    • Email: Phone: (416) 418-6646



  • Basic education and literacy.


  • Economic and community development.


  • Environment Action (NEW Committee) Chair

    • Nilam Bedi, Rotary Club of Toronto Eglinton:

    • Email: Phone: (416) 629-8907






We ask that you help our Area of Focus Coordinators with four items:

  1. Each Area of Focus Coordinator is forming a committee. If you would like to serve on the Committee, please contact the Coordinator at their email or phone as noted above to participate.

  2. If you have a project completed or ongoing in one of the Areas of Focus, please contact the Coordinator to advise of any help you may need or just let us know that all is well!

  3. If you are looking to participate in a project in any one of the Areas of Focus, please contact the Coordinator to get connected to a project(s) in the works!

  4. If you receive a project request from outside the District, please advise myself or one of the Area of Focus Coordinators so that we can add it to our list of potential project ideas.

I thank you for your Service Project Volunteerism and support of our Area of Focus Action Committee Coordinators.

Ron Dick

Ron R Dick

2019-20 District 7070 Chair, Action Committees