Contact: Mary Visser Kerr
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Country Heritage Park
8560 Tremaine Rd,
Milton, ON  L9T 2X3
RI Host Hospitality Evening for the Guelph, Centre Wellington, Fergus Elora Cluster
Theme: Ontario Food & Agriculture

This evening's event is a special Rotary International event called Host Hospitality, which is affiliated with the Rotary International Convention held in Toronto, June 24 - 27, 2018.

Our cluster is hosting 54 international Rotary guests for a special evening of a Sit-Down Dinner and Fellowship, with a theme focused on Ontario Food & Agriculture.
In the Comments section: Please note Chicken or Vegetarian for your main course choice

This is your opportunity for a fun evening of fellowship with Rotarians from around the world - you do not need to attend RI Convention to attend this special evening event. 

Attire: Business Casual

Gambrel Barn at Country Heritage Park
8560 Tremaine Rd, Milton, ON L9T 2X3
Free Parking

Registration is open to Rotarian members, and 1 guest each, from the 6 clubs in the Guelph, Centre Wellington, Fergus Elora Cluster:

Registration:  $65 (HST included) per person
Payment is by cheque, made payable to Rotary Club of Guelph-Trillium
Registration deadline: May 31, 2018
All cheques should be given to the clubs' Host Hospitality Committee contacts or Presidents:
Centre Wellington Centennial:  President David Golem
Fergus-Elora:  President Leanne Iravani 
Guelph:  Paul Truex
Guelph South:  Deb Allen
Guelph-Trillium:  President Norm Greensmith or Scott van Engen, Club Treasurer
Guelph-Wellington:  Jim Moore
Rotaract Club: 
Shawn Nielsen of Guelph-Trillium

Cheques can also be mailed to:
Rotary Club of Guelph Trillium 
P.O. Box 1261, Station Main, Guelph, Ontario, N1H 6N6
Cash Bar open from  5:30 to 9:00 p.m.
featuring Ontario wines and beers, including the Rotary Local Lager 

Table Host/Hostess:
Local Rotarians who wish to be a Table Host or Hostess should include "Yes - Table Host/Hostess" in the Comments section. Those who submit their interest will be contacted in early June.

Menu: (Please specify your main course choice of Chicken or Vegetarian in the Comments section of your registration)

Cocktail Reception
Caramelized Onion Chorizo Tarts
Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Smoked Tomato Ketchup
Cheese and Charcuterie Board Station
Dinner - Appetizer:
Arctic Charr (smoked onsite)
Grilled Ontario Asparagus, Frisse and Citrus Vinaigrette 
Dinner - Main Course
Oven Roasted Chicken Breast
Moroccan Spiced Grilled Vegetable Strudel  (vegetarian option)
Sautéed Spring Vegetables, Cheesy Mash Potatoes
Wild Leek Sauce   

Dinner -  Dessert
Local Strawberry Pavlova
Whipped Cream and Grand Marnier
Wine included with dinner

Event Program:
Upon arrival, ALL Attendees  check-in at the Registration Booth at Gambrel Barn entrance
5:30 - 6:45 p.m.    Mingle and Greet Reception in Gambrel Barn, with Cash Bar
6:00 - 6:45 p.m.   
Optional wagon tours of the heritage site (wear appropriate clothing for wooden benches)
6:50 p.m.               Find your seats for Sit-Down Dinner
7:00 p.m.               "O Canada", and the Rotary Grace
                             Plated dinner served
8:00 p.m.              Welcome, Brief Introductions
8:10 - 8:20 p.m.    Guest Speaker: Rich Moccia on Ontario Food & Agriculture
9:00 p.m.             Thank You and Goodbyes
A live band will provide background music throughout the reception and dinner event.  The Stardust Trio consists of musicians Chris Cigolea - Trumpet, John Maclelland - Piano and Mike Grace - Bass.
Everyone will have opportunities for fellowship and getting acquainted with our international guests throughout the evening