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Kamloops

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Hotel 540
540 Victoria Street
Rivers Room
Kamloops, BC  V2C 2B2
Canada
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On Aug. 22 we enjoyed a tour of the newest addition to Kamloops' burgeoning wine scene, Monte Creek Winery. Member Maatje Stamp-Vincent (who does wine tours as a career with her business Tastefull Excursions) was our knowledgeable guide, along with Marc from the winery. A social lunch on the patio with samples of Monte Creek's various wines was enjoyed by all... despite some rather chilly weather!
 
 
 

 
 
 
On July.11th our Exchange Student Joel Pflomm from Germany addressed the club for his last time before returning home. Joel had been with us for 11 months. The Rotary Youth Exchange Program is a great opportunity to experience new cultures and grow as an individual. Our Club has participated in this program for over 40 years, and have seen lots of students from over 22 different countries. As well we have sent local Kamloops students abroad.   One life in one year, be the best amazing adventure one could have. 
  
 

 
Tonight Aug.18th 2016 we had our annual corn roast social. The great social evening has been a tradition in the Rotary Club of Kamloops for many, many years.  The great corn is from Chase BC. It always a lot of fun go get together enjoy a nice summer meal and to wash it down with some nice cold beverages. To have a great evening spent with friends that will last for a life time
 
 

 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Kamloops warmly welcomes a powerhouse group of new members! On Feb 1st 2016, Past President and Membership Director Christopher Seguin inducted:
 
- Kathy Sinclair, Executive Director of the Kamloops Arts Council
- Cecilia Guerrero, GM of the Four Points Sheraton Hotel
- Sadie Hunter, Development Officer at Thompson Rivers University.
 
A great day for all of us!
 

 
 
Great presentation to our club from RAFT ( Refugee and Friends Together ) give a talk about the recent Syrian refugees that are here in Kamloops.
 
 
This year's club executive thanks member Dilip Maurya for hosting us at his downtown restaurant. We will have minutes of the last two executive meetings available at this coming Monday's meeting.
 

 
We will be doing Family Dinner's at Norkam for the Summer
 
Dates June 17, July 15 and August 12
 
come on out and help - bring a friend or family member.
 
More hands make light work
 

 
Click Read more for pictures of meetings in April 2015
 
 
Pictures from our March meetings in 2015. Maddi gives her presentation to our club.  Click Read more for pictures.
 
 
Cam Rauschenberger is inducted into our club.  We are very proud that Cam chose our club as he has been a very active Rotaract including being the president of Rotaract in the past.  Click Read more for pictures 
 
 
Had a excellent Christmas Lunch. Click Read more for pictures.
 
 
Rotary Food Drive for spring 2015 was a huge success again.  A new record set, click Read more for message from Bernadette and pictures.
 
 
This years speech contest was great fun with a lot of local Kamloops kids that have a bright future.  Click Read more for pictures.
 
 
Remembrance day speaker, Rob speaking about foundation, Maddi giving update and giving 100 day presentation, Sue thanking our speaker, Devon talking about foundation, Christopher giving his classification talk, Rob giving his classification talk.
 
 
November 3, 2014 Meeting
 
 
October 20, 2014 Meeting.
 
 
Margie Hudson receives a Paul Harris Fellow
 
 
 
 

September 2014 Food Drive, another huge success at 55,000 pounds .

 
 
 

September 15, 2014 Meeting

 
 
 

Our 2014 inbound student "Maddi" arrived at 11 pm today.  Welcome and we are looking forward to a wonderful year with you.

 
 
 

The corn roast was another big success this year, thanks to Russ and Syndy Gerard and there team for organizing this great dinner.

 
 
 

Dustin Miller is inducted to the club, Melissa Betts talks about RYLA, Minna Ikonen talks about Rotary helping the handicap get employment.

 
 
 

Great meeting with Ron Nourse 30 year attendance award, Geoff Collier past president award and our rebound student speech.

 
 
 

Our new district governor paying us a visit, hope you have a great year Bruce

 
 
 

Another great Installation dinner with the good friends and our Rotary family.

 
 
 

Last Monday some of our members had the opportunity to partake in our club meeting at one of our local business's location. Moly-Cop Canada's production facility in Kamloops graciously gave us a tour of their plant and we learned about not only their products, but also their impact on our local economy. We are extremely thankful for their willingness to provide the club with this opportunity.

 
 
 
Another great Monday meeting of the Club. We have had an exciting agenda with a presentation of a PHF to Mr. Karl DeBruijn for his strong support of our "Hungry Children Initiative", also 6 Bursaries where given out to very worthy students ...of Kamloops High Schools to help them with their post secondary tuition, and last but not least President Karl accepted a Presidential Citation on behalf of the Club for the work we do in our Community and around the world.
Thank you to all who made this happen.
 
 
 

Another successful dinner with lots of games for the kids

 
 
 

North Shore Rotary, awesome at the family dinner!

 
 
 

Another successful food drive with over 50,000 pounds of food collected

 
 
 
We are proud of our $40 000 donation, along with other Rotary clubs' donation, and look forward to our ongoing work with the Food Bank.

 

 
 
 
Taking a child's first picture with Santa... Priceless.  At the Christmas family dinner put on by the Rotary Clubs of Kamloops
 
 
 
Our Inbound student Brenda Solis arrived Aug. 28. Greeting her at the Airport were first host family Bas & Shankari Gowd, second host mom Heidi Coleman and son Julian with a friend, Counsellor Susan Bondar and Youth Exchange Committee members Devon O’Toole and Ken House. Brenda will attend her first Kamloops Rotary Club meeting on September 9th.
 
 
 
Kate Sullivan, the Rotary Club of Kamloops's outbound International Youth Exchange student for 2013-2014, arrived in Bolivia on Aug. 25 and was welcomed by her first host family.
 
 
 
Peter Cameron-Inglis (right) becomes the newest member of the Rotary Club of Kamloops, inducted Monday (Aug. 26) by membership director Geoff Collier.
 
 
 
The Rotary Club of Kamloops said farewell toImage Youth Exchange student Julian Schellauf from Austria at a gathering July 24.
 

 
 
ImageThe Rotary Club of Kamloops installed its 2013-2014 President, Karl Stegemann, and the new executive at the Kamloops Curling Club June 24
 

 
 
The Rotary Club of Kamloops welcomed four new members in one day at our meeting Monday, March 11. Congratulations to all our new members!
 
 
 
Iris Davies of the Kamloops Child Development Society receives a cheque from the Rotary Club of Kamloops Monday, March 11, presented by 2013-2014 President Elect Karl Stegemann, for installing a new ramp on the Society's bus to help transport local children with disabilities
 
 
 
Congratulations to Rotarian Ray Sewell on receiving his Paul Harris Fellow pin recognizing multiple contributions to The Rotary Foundation
 
 
 
 
Speakers
Aug 29, 2016
Doreen Monson
India Vaccination project
Sep 12, 2016
EMMA PARSAD
INTERNSHIP WITH UNITED NATIONS
Sep 19, 2016
Hannah Ferguson
Re-Bound student. A year in Argentina.
Oct 03, 2016
Christopher Seguin
Rotary Family Dinners
Oct 17, 2016
Wendy Marlowe
Kamloops Hospice
Oct 24, 2016
Karen and Brian Shaben
Thailand Children's school
Oct 31, 2016
Nov 07, 2016
Nov 14, 2016
Ryan Scorgie
Kamloops Chamber
Nov 21, 2016
Natalie Serl
City of Kamloops - Housing and Homelessness
Nov 28, 2016
Jan 30, 2017
 
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