May 2016
Meeting Times are Changing for the Summer!
We are trying something new for the summer months. Meetings will still be on Thursdays, but starting in June, the 1st meeting of the month will be a breakfast meeting at 7:15am.  The 3rd Thursday will be an evening meeting at 6pm.  The other meetings will be 12noon lunch meetings.
Also the lunch menu will change.  We will be having the "special of the day" with a choice of soup, salad, or fries.  So arrive at the meeting at 12 to place your order. We will review this experiment after the summer and decide if it was successful or not. we can always change back!
Please regularly check our website to see meeting times and speakers. 
Congratulations to the Clubs of Squamish!
At the Rotary District Conference held in Whistler, the Rotary, Rotaract (Quest), and Interact (HSSS) clubs all received the International Presidential Citations for service to humanity. Anne Carney also received the District Governor's citation.
Strawberry Sale Now On!
Don't forget to order your Rotary Strawberries.  All proceeds will go to support our International Humanitarian projects.
To order just click on the Strawberry Man.  Last orders on May 28th!.
Rotary Trivia ??
What was the name of our organization before it was changed to “Rotary International”. In what year did the change occur?
Dec 08, 2016
District Governor Lyn Stroshin
Dec 15, 2016
At the home of Owen & Anne Carney
Dec 22, 2016
Happy Holidays
Dec 29, 2016
Happy Holidays
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Upcoming Events
Rotary Hearts - Building & Painting Work Party!
40192 Kintyre Drive (Laurie Vanzella's house)
Dec 03, 2016
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Community Christmas Care - Sorting (Day 1)
Big blue warehouse on Logger’s Lane across from the log sort
Dec 09, 2016
10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Community Christmas Care - Sorting (Day 2)
Big blue warehouse on Logger’s Lane across from the log sort
Dec 12, 2016
8:30 AM – 2:30 PM
Community Christmas Care - Packing
Big blue warehouse on Logger’s Lane across from the log sort
Dec 14, 2016
8:30 AM – 3:00 PM
Community Christmas Care - Hamper Delivery
Big blue warehouse on Logger’s Lane across from the log sort
Dec 15, 2016
9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Christmas Party
at the home of Owen & Anne Carney
Dec 15, 2016 6:00 PM
Foundation Dinner
hosted by Greg Gardner & Lila
Jan 28, 2017 6:00 PM
Russell Hampton
National Awards Services Inc.
May is Youth Services Month
Youth Service refers to the youngest generation in the family of Rotary. Many are participants in Rotary’s youth and young adult programs: Interact, Rotaract, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA), and Rotary Youth Exchange. Youth Service became Rotary’s 5th Avenue of Service in 2010. Youth Service recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, involvement in community and international service projects, and exchange programs that enrich and foster world peace and cultural understanding.
The Howe Sound Interact Club recently held their Global Awareness Dinner. It was a well attended and fun evening. The kids raised nearly $4,000, well above their goal of $1,000. The proceeds will go to the Hosanna Children's Home in Kenya.    
Long Term Exchange: 
Addie Robertson returned from Brazil last year.. She will update us on her year at our meeting on July 21st.
Callum MacDonald from Howe Sound High will be on a long term exchange to Argentina starting this summer.
Ryoma Mori will arrive from Japan in mid-August. His first host family will be Mike & Natasha Nasu.
Short Term Exchange
Kief Ranada and Ben Zuckernick, two Squamish students, will be exchanging with students in France.
Adventures Program
Citizenship: Charlie Rukus from Howe Sound Secondary attended this program in Ottawa in May. He prepared a video on what it means to be a Canadian Citizen. You can watch his video here.
Forestry: Nolan Nault, Grade 10, and Cody Wolfe, grade 12, attended this program in Prince George.
Recent Events
A group of Squamish Rotarians & friends Pitched-In and cleaned up the area behind Save-on-Foods and the nearby trail and collected many bags of rubbish. 
We held the annual Bike Safety Rodeo at 5 elementary schools on May 10-12.
Thanks to Don Patrick for organizing this event again.
May 15th was the Official Opening of the Rotary Pavilion at the Squamish Legacy Sports Park. The project was funded by the Rotary Club of Squamish, a District 5040 grant from the Rotary Foundation, and the Sea to Sky Nordics Club. Thank you to our partners, volunteers, and donors who helped make the vision a reality.
May 19th: Squamish Rotary distributed $20,000 from gaming funds to local Community Organisations at our meeting today. Recipients were the School Breakfast Program, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Junior Olympic Archery Program, Biathlon Bears Kids Program, Camp Summit, Squamish Search & Rescue, and North Shore Schizophrenic Society. In addition, funds were allocated to our Rotary programs including our Interact & Rotaract clubs, Rotary Young Leaders Awards (RYLA), and the Adventures Program
Rotary Trivia – answer
International Association of Rotary Clubs. This was changed to Rotary International in 1922. 
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