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on May 10, 2016
The generous members of our business community set the tone for the race by entering their business ducks for display prior to the running of the great race.
Then our 5th Annual Duck Race went off on a cold and windy Mother's Day. Over the side they went
And then down the mighty South Branch they raced
Followed by the outriders to the Finish Line
The big winning duck numbers were First-1122, Second-1068, and Third-1302. $20 winners were ducks 77, 264, 293, 406, 421, 429, 706, 954, 967, 988, 1071, 1109, 1158, 1242, 1306, 1308, 1313, 1323
on May 09, 2016
Our club members and their guests enjoyed an evening of fun and fellowship at our annual Casino Night. There were games to be played
and fellowship to be shared.
on Apr 19, 2016
Our speaker this evening was Beverly Illauq. In a very interesting presentation, Beverly went through a comparison of the northern Innu and indiginous peoples below the tree line as well as the effects of treaties and how people were gathered for both groups.
Her thought provoking presentation allowed our members to reflect on a number of social issues.
on Apr 12, 2016
A major focus of our club is youth. Tonight we were pleased to welcome Best of Fair winner Jasmine Friedrich-Yap and the Rotary Science Fair organizer, teacher Matthew Wilson. Jasmine brought her well researched and documented project with her, displayed and explained it and her results to the club. It was very motivating to see the quality of the project that this young individual attained.
on Apr 05, 2016
Tonight our club was visited by our District Governor, Rotarian Claude LaLiberté. DG Claude was interested in meeting our members and not giving the typical speech that no one would remember. He touched on District matters and had a very open Q&A session. He concluded his visit with a presentation to what he called the least recognized and appreciated member of the club - the club secretary. Pictured below Secretary Ben, DG Claude, and e-Secretary Dave.
Rotary shop on new platform
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Rotary districts mobilize to support survivors of Ecuador, Japan quakes
After a series of three earthquakes -- two in Japan and one in Ecuador -- killed hundreds of people, injured thousands, and caused billions of dollars in damage late last week, Rotary members in those regions have created disaster relief funds to help survivors. In Ecuador, the powerful 7.8-magnitude quake that struck Saturday night has killed more than 400 people, with 2,500 injured. Those figures are expected to rise. Rotary District 4400 established a service fund to raise money for relief efforts. Contact District Governor Manuel A. Nieto Jijon for information on how to donate. In Japan,...
Get live updates from the Council on Legislation
Get live updates and vote totals from the Council on Legislation on Rotary.org beginning on 11 April. Representatives from Rotary clubs worldwide will gather in Chicago 10-15 April to consider changes to the policies that guide Rotary International and its member clubs. Many of this year’s proposed changes are designed to increase membership by giving clubs greater flexibility in the timing and the nature of their meetings. Other proposals would amend membership requirements.
UNESCO-IHE scholarship applications now available
The Rotary Foundation and UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education are offering up to 10 scholarships for graduate study at UNESCO-IHE's Delft campus in the Netherlands. The aim is to increase the number of trained professionals who can devise, plan, and implement water and sanitation solutions in developing areas. The scholarships also are designed to promote long-term relationships between Rotary members and skilled water and sanitation professionals. Scholars will receive a Master of Science degree in urban water and sanitation, water management, or water science and engineering. The...
Ensure recognition for your Interact clubs
Interact clubs are making a positive difference in schools and communities around the world. Leaders of sponsor Rotary clubs and districts should make sure their Interact clubs get the recognition they deserve by verifying that they qualify for a Presidential Citation. First, ensure that the Interact club status is active in Rotary's database by checking the Listing of Club-Sponsored Organizations report in Rotary Club Central. If a sponsored club is not listed, submit the Interact Club Certification Form by 1 March. Then, verify by 15 April that your Interact clubs have qualified for the...