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On Saturday, June 25 the three Rotary clubs of the Columbia Valley (Golden, Radium Hot Springs and Invermere) and a number of Rotary dignitaries including incoming District Governor Kees van der Pol came together to learn more about each other, Rotary International and to vision joint projects for the future. It was a wonderful day held at the Radium Golf Course.
Rotary Club of Invermere
Citizen of the Year 2015
The Rotary Club of Invermere And Board of Directors
hereby recognizes and thanks
Ray and Janet Brydon
For their dedication and years of Service
To their Community and Public at Large.
Both are shining examples of Rotary’s Principle
“Service Above Self”
Our newest member: Steve Ladas. Married to Lori. New owners of Sobey's
Posted by Eric Redeker on Mar 29, 2016
You know Spring has sprung when you see Rotarians busy raising the flags of our Nation....
Posted by Eric Redeker on Mar 23, 2016
Invermere Hospital Auxiliary presents Rotary Club of Invermere with a cheque for $3000 to help launch phase 1 of the Life Kit program... If you need a brochure or data sheets, go to the download files to the left and save them to your computer. they are in PDF format and safe to download!
Posted by Eric Redeker on Feb 16, 2016
2015 Citizen of the year
For more than thirty-two years the ROTARY CLUB OF INVERMERE has sought the assistance of the residents in the Region (Canal Flats to Spillimacheen) to recognize an individual for having made a significant contribution to our community, quite possibly in a quiet way, with little or no fanfare.
Drug And Alcohol Resistance Program. Funding the local program at the grade 5 level. Staff sergeant Marko Shehovak thanks the club for their continued support of the detachment and the community.
DG Mike Dalessi and spouse Mary Ann met with the board on Tuesday and visited with the Club at the regular Wednesday meeting. Except it was not a regular meeting at all....
Mike inducted a new member, Bonnie Bavin represented the new corporate member Bavin Glassworks.
The Rotary Club of Invermere selected Doug Leibel as Citizen of the Year 2014 and presented Doug not only with this award but also made Doug a "Paul Harris Fellow"
Nigeria reclassified as polio endemic
Nigeria reported three cases of wild poliovirus in the northeastern state of Borno in August of this year. Following the World Health Organization's confirmation of these cases, the country returned to the list of polio-endemic countries. The other polio-endemic countries are Afghanistan and Pakistan. These are the first cases detected in the country since July 2014, and while this news is disappointing for all Rotary members, we are confident that Nigeria can defeat polio. Rotary provided $500,000 to assist immediately with the outbreak response, and an emergency response plan has been put...
Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch School, a K-12 school for homeless youth. The Rotary Club of San Diego, California, USA, was applauded for its work mentoring Monarch's students, keeping them on track to graduate, and helping the school to continue thriving during tough economic times. Monarch School CEO Erin Spiewak appeared as one of the show's guests, along with Monarch Alumnus Cynthia Valenzuela, who attested to the positive, life-changing experience Monarch School gave her and...
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence." Rotary's commitment to building peace and resolving conflict is rooted in the Rotary Peace Centers program, formed in 2002. Each year, the program prepares up to 100 fellows to work for peace through a two-year master's degree program or a three-month professional certificate program at university partners worldwide. Today, nearly 1,000 peace centers alumni are applying their skills — negotiating peace in conflict...
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of September auctions.