The Rotary Club of Invermere Welcomes You

Welcome to our Club!

Invermere

We are a club that has fun by serving our community and the world with meaningful projects

We meet Wednesdays at 11:45 AM
Kanata Inn
8888 Arrow Rd
Invermere, BC  V0A1K0
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Do you have what it takes to become a dynamic leader and change yourself and the world?

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.

What are the benefits?

Connect with leaders in your community and around the world to:

  • Build communication and problem-solving skills
  • Discover strategies for becoming a dynamic leader in your school or community
  • Learn from community leaders, inspirational speakers, and peer mentors
  • Unlock your potential to turn motivation into action
  • Have fun and form lasting friendships

What’s involved?

RYLA events are organized locally by Rotary clubs and districts for participants ages 14-30. Depending on community needs, RYLA may take the form of a one-day seminar, a three-day retreat, or a weeklong camp. Typically, events last 3-10 days and include presentations, activities, and workshops covering a variety of topics.

Your community might host a RYLA event for secondary school students to hone their leadership potential, for university students to develop creative problem-solving strategies, or for young professionals to learn ethical business practices.

How can I participate?

RYLA participants are nominated by local Rotary clubs. Contact your local Rotary club to find out more about RYLA events in your area, how to apply, and any costs of getting involved.

 

Download the Brochure and Application on our "download section"

Best wishes from all our members to you!
The Rotary Club of Invermere has selected The Invermere Health Care Auxiliary Society, and the Thrift Store Volunteers as Citizens of the Year for the year 2017!
 

The Rotary club of Invermere contributed to the global grant for the water project in Los Naranjos, Honduras.    The project is complete now and 1200 people have clean water.   Here are a few photos.   11 km was dug by hand - 40 men worked each day - one day per week - 280 men in total working every week for about 10 weeks to dig the 11 km ditch by hand and install the pipe.    They put on a wonderful party for us a few weeks ago when we were in Honduras.    Thank you again for helping make this project a reality.     Be well.    Gwen Telling   Creston Rotary

RYLA 2018!  Exciting Announcement
 
Our District's RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award program) has a new time & location this year:  Saturday, July 7-14, 2018 at Chewelah Peak Learning Center in Chewelah, Washington.  The RYLA District Committee is excited to be able to offer the program outside of the July 1 and 4 holidays, and to be at a location with more adventure space at a lower cost.
CITIZEN OF THE YEAR
2017
Call for Nominations
Who is Your Local Unsung Hero?
 
 
Whose volunteer work has made our community (Spillimacheen to Canal Flats) a better place to live, learn, work or play, Whose exemplary civic engagement and dedication to others has had a profoundly positive impact on our quality of life, Whose selflessness embodies the spirit of the Columbia Valley through their contributions to community projects.
Download your Nomination Forms at www.invermererotary.org today!  See Download Files on the left of this page.
Nominations close on April 5. Award will be announced in The Columbia Valley Pioneer soon after.
Today marks the 85th Anniversary of Rotarians from the USA and Canada meeting to do a ceremonial handshake across the border and pledge peace.
 
Another great event is behind us.  Thank you to all the sponsors, volunteers and participants for making this fund raiser such a big success.  Our numbers were down this year, probably due to the smoke and stories about road closures but those who participated had fun!
 
The Rotary Club of Invermere is fundraising for a Community Message Center.  The money will go towards the purchase of a programmable, digital, LED display (24" x 94") located at the corner of 7th Ave and 9th Street in Invermere, B.C.
 
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The project purpose is to inform local and part-time residents and our visitors of the community and valley events!  

Community event notices will be displayed free of charge.  Events from the entire Columbia Valley from Canal Flats to Spillimacheen can be posted.

The message center will be maintained and operated by the District of Invermere.  

The installation of the sign will be an in-kind donation from the property owners.

Thanks for supporting the Rotary Club of Invermere's project and enriching our community.
 
 
 
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