Strawberry Sale - Order yours today!
All Proceeds will go to Support our International Humanitarian Projects
101-42000 Loggers Lane, Squamish
Or order by phone: 1-877-790-2074
Last Day to order: May 29, 2016
Bring your family and friends for the ribbon cutting, BBQ (by donation), ski jumping & biathlon demonstrations.
Pope Francis thanks Rotary for its efforts to end polio and urges Rotary members to continue vaccination campaigns.
Vatican City (30 April 2016) — Nearly 9,000 members of Rotary from across the globe attended the Jubilee Audience at the Vatican in St. Peter’s Square on 30 April 2016 at the invitation of Pope Francis.
At the end of the Audience, a delegation of Rotary members - led by Rotary International President K.R. (Ravi) Ravindran - met Pope Francis where he emphasized the importance of vaccinations against polio and urged Rotary to continue.
March 8th was International Women's Day.
With the upcoming International Women’s Day on March 8th, we are arranging a Speaker Series beginning with “The Safety of Aboriginal Women on the Downtown Eastside” on February 25th, and “Howe Sound Woman's Centre Girls Camps” on March 3rdt. Other meetings during March will focus on women and women’s issues.
Despite making up 50% of the world’s population, presently only 22 per cent of all national parliamentarians are female. Women in most countries earn on average only 60 to 75 per cent of men’s wages and violence against women and girls continues to exist throughout the world.
We invite you to join us at our Thursday 12 noon meetings in considering women’s place in Rotary, our society, and the world as we discuss gender equality, women’s empowerment and women’s human rights.
February 25th at the Sea-to-Sky Hotel.
All other meetings at the Howe Sound Brew Pub.
A lunch charge will apply.
During November, President Anne set a goal to have fun, learn and share information about Rotary, and to build goodwill and better friendships.
The club was divided into 4 teams - Truth, Fair, Friendship, and Beneficial. Teams earned points in fun competitions and challenges, attendance, and guest invitations. The winning team would receive $200 to be donated to one
The Squamish Rotary Club’s breakfast program has fed many children, especially in recent years. Since it started in 2001, it has grown substantially to the point where it now feeds an average of 80 children a day.
“From modest beginnings, it now serves thousands of breakfasts each year,” said Rotary member Doug Race, who emceed the awards section of the club’s Oct. 22 meeting. “I think we all know the benefits to our community of this program are huge.”
At the meeting, Rotarians honoured Dr. Lori Broker of Squamish Family Chiropractic and her receptionist,
Le-Anne Weatherbee, for their efforts in coordinating the breakfast program for local elementary school students. Broker and Weatherbee received the Paul Harris Award.
Pictured are Dr. Lori Broker, Le-Anne Weatherbee, and Rotary President Anne CarneyPi
We were joined by a local resident and polio survivor who told us how important Rotary's work is, and how Rotary helped her as a young girl.
Watch this space for progress!