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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"
Grant survey shows solid support for new model
More than 6,000 Rotary members in 154 countries reported on their experiences with the new grant model as part of an evaluation during the 2015-16 Rotary year. The results will help us improve the grant process and learn what impact the Foundation's global grants have on our areas of focus. Among the key findings: 90 percent of respondents support the grant model; 86 percent see it as an improvement over the former model. Grant activity and the average grant award continue to increase each year. Rotary members want more resources to help them apply for grants and design sustainable projects...
Committee members named to nominate 2018-19 Rotary president
The following Rotary members will serve on the 2016-17 Nominating Committee for President of Rotary International in 2018-19. The committee is scheduled to meet on 8 August. Zone 2Kazuhiko Ozawa, Rotary Club of Yokosuka, Kanagawa, Japan Zone 4 Sudarshan Agarwal, Rotary Club of Delhi, Delhi, India Zone 6 Noraseth Pathmanand, Rotary Club of Bang Rak, Thailand Zone 8 John B. Boag, Rotary Club of E-Club of District 9650, New South Wales, Australia Zone 10 Jackson S.L. Hsieh, Rotary Club of Taipei Sunrise, Taiwan Zone 12 Elio Cerini, Rotary Club of Milano Duomo, Italy Zone 14 Ekkehart Pandel,...
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 July auctions.
Apply to serve on an RI committee
Would you like to contribute to Rotary by serving on a committee? The 10 committees listed below are searching for qualified candidates for openings in 2017-18. Each of these committees works with Rotary leaders to increase efficiency and promote the goals and priorities of our strategic plan. Apply for a committee appointment by 14 August. Learn more about the committees and the application process. Get answers to frequently asked questions. Committees with openings for 2017-18 Audit Communications Constitution and Bylaws Election Review Finance Global Networking Groups Joint Young Leaders...
John Germ: Champion of Chattanooga
From the July 2016 issue of The Rotarian Just before John Germ dropped by, Rick Youngblood took a deep breath. “You want to match his energy,” he says, “but he makes it hard to keep up.” Youngblood is the president and CEO of Blood Assurance, a regional blood bank in Chattanooga, Tenn., that Germ helped found in 1972. After his visit with Youngblood, Germ strode between mountains of empty bottles and cans at Chattanooga’s John F. Germ Recycling Center at Orange Grove, which he designed, before he drove to a construction site and popped a cork to dedicate a Miracle League field where special...