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WHAT IS ROTARY?

Rotary’s main objective is service — in the community and around the world. The 1.2 million Rotarians who make up more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in nearly every country in the world share a dedication to Rotary's guiding principles, purpose and direction.

Rotary International's Focus

Rotary International has established six focus areas: promoting peace, preventing disease, providing clean water and sanitation, enhancing maternal and child health, improving basic education and literacy, helping communities develop.

Rotary's Four-Way Test

Of the things Rotarians think, say or do, the Four-Way Test is applied: 1) Is it the TRUTH? 2) Is it FAIR to all concerned? 3) Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS? 4) Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

 

 

ROSSLAND ROTARY TODAY

Today, the Rossland Club membership is about 19 adults of all ages, gender and background united in the vision that we can make a difference in the community and in the world. We believe that our work is more effective and will have more impact by working as a team and through the structure offered by Rotary International.

We welcome you to attend a club meeting to visit and learn more about us, propose a project, make a presentation, or contribute to a particular project. The club is not affiliated with any religious or political organization (there is no secret handshake!), and we always appreciate the opportunity to get to know community-minded and service-oriented people who like the idea of "giving back" to one's community.

 

 

MEETINGS

The Club meets Mondays, 6:15pm, Rock Cut Pub, Rossland, BC, Canada. We welcome visitors, potential new projects, speakers, contributors. Please contact any member or an officer (see below) to confirm your attendance.

 

 

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS & THANKS

Many thanks to all who assist Rossland Rotary in funding on-going programs, attending & volunteering to support our events, making donations. It's nearly impossible to name everyone, but below is an attempt.

Rossland Online Auction donors of goods, services and in-kind services: 3 Tree Contracting, The Josie, Big Red Cats, Louise Drescher, Macpherson West, Revival Boutique, Revolution Cycles & Service, Red Mountain Resort, Sheila & Don Vockeroth, Redstone Resort, Julie's Garden Care, Kootenay Gateway, Bear Country Kitchen, Better Life Fitness, LaFace Contracting, Mountain Town Knits, Redtop Barbershop, Alpine Grind, Out of the Cellar, The Essential Body Massage Therapy, Delicious Baby Boutique, Virtual Heights Accounting, Idgie's & Misty Mountain Pizza

Rossland area businesses who have made the Rotary Raffle a significant part of our fundraising the past few years: Revolution Cycles & Service, Gerick Sports, Powderhound Sports, Ferraro Foods, The Red Pair Shoe Store, Ross Vegas, Christina Lake Golf Club, Red Resorts.

Organizations who make it possible for us to sponsor a grade 11 or 12 attendee to the Adventures in Citizenship and Adventures in Technology programs: Rossland Branch of the Nelson District Credit Union, Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital (Nuclear Medicine Unit), Kootenay Association for Science and Technology

Community volunteers, businesses and everyone who support Rotary and make our work possible. We couldn't do it without you!

 

 

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CURRENT EVENTS/PROGRAMS

All event proceeds go to supporting many excellent programs/organizations that otherwise would not have sufficient funds from other sources (eg government) to provide the services, programs, infrastructure and such that they provide. See our Facebook page for details of all current events.______________________________

APRIL 14 - Highway cleanup with Trail's Waneta Sunrise Club, meet at 8am at the Gas Bar

APRIL 30- Y.A.N. open house, times TBA

MAY 28 - Gwen Chernenkoff, Coordinator for the Trail Kidney Walk

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THE MARCH 24 MARITIME KITCHEN PARTY DANCE WAS A GREAT SUCCESS! Thanks to everyone for participating!

MKP

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS who bought a FAT BIKE RAFFLE ticket to support your Rossland Rotary Club's LOCAL programs!

More details, see: Poster and Rules of Play

 

  President: Kevin MacPherson, kevin@rosslandrotary.org
Past-President: Fred Behrens, fred@rosslandrotary.org
Secretary, Pres-Elect: Cheryl Darrah, cheryl@rosslandrotary.org
Treasurer, Foundation: Tina Kenyon, tina@rosslandrotary.org
Public Relations: Sheree Sonfield, sheree@rosslandrotary.org
Youth Exchange Officer: Pat Carson, pat@rosslandrotary.org

Rotary Club of Rossland, PO Box 2106, Rossland, BC V0G 1Y0