01
May
2024
Hamilton AM
Virtual Zoom Meeting
ON
Canada

Please join us virtually May 1 to hear from ALS survivor and advocate, Elizabeth Grandbois.

**Please note that Williams Fresh Cafe is closing unexpectly for 2 days. Becuase of this, our May 1 meeting will be held virtually. Link can be found here - https://zoom.us/j/97313165265 **

Elizabeth is a former Registered Nurse/ Nurse Practitioner and has worked for over 18 years specializing in Primary Health Care.

In 1997 Elizabeth was diagnosed with ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), a progressive fatal neuromuscular disease.
In 2000, she founded 'Elizabeth’s Concert of Hope Foundation' and over 9 years, produced 17 concerts from Vancouver to Newfoundland raising over $2.5 million for ALS awareness, research and patient services. The concerts brought Canadians together in celebration and the gift of music was given for those suffering with ALS.
Elizabeth sat as Vice Chair of the Accessibility Advisory Council for Ontario and as a member of the Advisory Council for ALS Canada.

 

Awards: On April 15 2009, Elizabeth received an Honorary PhD from McMaster University. In 2007, she was inducted into the Terry Fox Hall of Fame and has received numerous other awards for her achievements including the Governor General Award for Meritorious Service, Outstanding  Award for Volunteerism from the Government of Ontario, the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship, Paul Harris International Fellowship Award, the Queen’s Jubilee Medal, Edmond Butler Award from ALS Canada, and Halton Woman of the Year Award.
 
This summer Elizabeth will roll her way on "The Walk for ALS Canada" June 22/24 
 
Member duties are as follows:
 
4 - Way
Test
Invocation
Intro/Thank
Speaker
Sergeant
at Arms
Ryan
Dorosz
Jayne
Eastwood
Kathy
MacFarlane
John
Mokrycke
 

If you cannot attend, please find someone to do your duty.

 

Please use the following coordinates to access the weekly Rotary Club of Hamilton AM meeting: 

Details to join the Zoom meeting: https://zoom.us/j/97313165265



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