Club of
Moncton
 

Club Information

Rotary Club of Moncton

We meet Mondays at 12:15 PM
Alma City Club
114 Alma Street
Moncton, NB  E1C 4Y6
Canada
 

Club Leadership

Club President
President Elect
Past President
Vice President
Club Secretary
Assistant Treasurer
Director
Director
Director
Club Administrator
Membership
 

Speakers

May 18, 2015
Victoria Day
No meeting scheduled
Jun 29, 2015
Chad Peters
Outgoing President's Address
 

Home Page Stories

 
Moncton – The Rotary Club of Moncton is recognizing four outstanding community leaders by presenting them with a Paul Harris Fellowship.  The four recipients are:
  • Dawn Arnold, Chair of the Frye Festival
  • Ross Bingham, Bingham Law
  • Ray Roberge, Delta Beausejour
  • Supt. Marlene Snowman, (formerly) Codiac RCMP, now with RCMP in Nova Scotia
“Rotarians pride themselves putting their talents to use to strengthen our community, by putting service above self,” said Chad Peters, president of the Rotary Club of Moncton.  “These four individuals embody what it means to be a Rotarian, and we are proud that they have accepted this honor.”
The dinner and presentation of the Paul Harris Fellowship honours will take place on Wednesday April 1st at the Royal Oaks Golf Club at 7:00 p.m. following a brief reception.
Tickets can be purchased for $100 by calling (506) 382-2603.  A charitable receipt will be issued for each ticket purchased.
 

 
Moncton — The Rotary Club of Moncton has relocated its weekly luncheon meetings to the Alma City Club.
 
“This year is going to be a big year for our Rotary Club,” said Chad Peters, President of the Rotary Club of Moncton.  “On April 1st we will mark the beginning of our 95th year of Service Above Self in Moncton and will be turning an eye to 2020 when we will celebrate a Century of service.”
 
The Rotary Club of Moncton is the longest serving club in Greater Moncton having been established on April 1st, 1920.  The Club meets on Mondays (except holidays) at 12:15 p.m. 
 
Through the years a number of local organizations have benefited from funds raised by the Rotary Club of Moncton through its charitable arm, including Moncton Rotary Lodge (Centennial Park), Youth QUEST Central, Atlantic Wellness Community Center, Ability Transit, as well as many others.
 
The Alma City Club is located at 114 Alma Street in downtown Moncton. New members and guest are welcome; please contact Candace Mann at office@monctonrotary.ca.
 
 
 
Congratulations to Danielle Bursey of Moncton who was the grand prize winner in the 2014 Rotary Club of Moncton Prestige Car Draw!  Click to read more details on prize winners and the record number of tickets sold!
 
 
 
Ben Champoux, the CEO of 3+ Corporation, Greater Moncton's new economic development agency addressed the club today to talk about how they are changing to better position the cities of Dieppe, Moncton and Riverview for economic growth and prosperity.
 
 
 

Rotary International News

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Korean sailor makes waves for End Polio Now
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After the first cases of Ebola reached Liberia's capital, Monrovia, last June, local Rotary members feared that the city's limited health care system wouldn't be able to contain the highly infectious, often-deadly disease. Those fears were realized when infections quickly multiplied, underscoring the speed with which Ebola can spread in an urban center. It was the first time the hemorrhagic fever had threatened a major city since it erupted in West Africa last March. Now, after months of crisis-level response, and with the number of new cases declining, club members are looking to the long...
Rotary member takes fundraising to new heights -- the summit of Mount Everest
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San Francisco club reveals formula for growth and retention of members
Members of the Rotary Club of San Francisco Evening meet at a wine bar after work, share a social outing, and promote all their activities on social media like Meetup and Facebook. As the first evening club in the city, it has attracted many young professionals from Silicon Valley tech firms whose work schedules keep them from joining a more traditional club that meets for breakfast or lunch. But more than that, the evening format has helped the club grow by 30 percent since it received its charter in mid-2013. Danielle Lallement, who was its charter president, says the club has been...
 
 
 
 
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