Rotary Club of Coquitlam

 

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  • Relay for Life
    Town Centre Park - Percy Perry Stadium
    Jun 06, 2015
    10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
 
 

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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Coquitlam!

Coquitlam

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 11:45 AM
Vancouver Golf Club
771 Austin Avenue
Coquitlam, BC  V3J 7A2
Canada
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Rotary in your Community

 

Our Club was very pleased to provide Jack and Todd of the Coquitlam Public Library with a $15,000 contribution to the Library Book Bus replacement project. In May of last year the book bus was destroyed by fire.

 
 
 

Our Club is excited to enter a team in this year's Relay for Life in Coquitlam on Saturday, June 6th from 10 AM to 10 PM. If you are interested in participating on or contributing to our team, please visit the Relay For Life website and search for "Rotary of Coquitlam" or visit our page at ( http://convio.cancer.ca/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFL_BC_odd_?team_id=322198&pg=team&fr_id=18400 ). We look forward to seeing you there!

 

 

 
 
The Rotary Club of Coquitlam has honoured 2 of its charter members; Gary Crews and Ken Webber with Honourary Lifetime Memberships. District Governor Elect, Bill Robson and Mayor Richard Stewart presented the Honourary Memberships to Gary and Ken.  Gary served as club president in 1969/70 and 1983/1984; Ken served in 1970/1971. They are both Paul Harris Fellows.  The Club also presenting a Life Time Honourary Membership to Sandra Sellens for her twenty years of dedicated service to Rotary both at the district and club levels was District Governor Elect Bill Robson.
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an exciting opportunity for young adults (18-30), to participate in a 4 day leadership camp - at no cost to you! RYLA 2015 will be held April 23rd to 26th, 2015 at a retreat acreage in Washington State. If you are interested or know someone that is, please email our club at ( rotaryclubofcoquitlam@gmail.com ).
 
For more information, please visit ( http://ryla5050.org/ ).
 
 

 
 
The Rotary Club of Coquitlam is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Gao from Gleneagle Secondary will be going to Ottawa as part of the Rotary Adventure in Citizenship program. Congratulations Jeffrey!!
 
He will be one of 220 outstanding senior high school students from across Canada who will spend four days in the National Capital.
 
 
 
Congratulations to Gary and Ken on becoming honourary members of our Club. Gary and Ken are founding (charter) members of our Club. Thank you very much for all your contributions to Rotary and our community!!
 
 

 
 
Each September, Rotarians promote and celebrate our many youth programs. For a great overview of these programs, visit ( http://www.clubrunner.ca/Portal/story/StoryDetail.aspx?accountid=50004&sid=21225&stid=District ).
 

 
 
The Rotary Club of Coquitlam was very pleased to be part of the 2014 Coquitlam Terry Fox Run. We will see you again in 2015!
 

 
 
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The Rotary Club of Coquitlam, British Columbia, Canada, is the first and oldest Rotary Club in the Tri-Cities area. Our membership is made up of business and professional people who care about the community in which they live and work. We also support relief efforts in many international communities such as Mexico, Thailand and Africa. Our club is one of over 33,000 clubs worldwide that are driven by the motto "Service Above Self".
 

 
 

There are many great reasons why you should consider becoming a Rotarian. On the left side of this page under "Features", click on "Why Join Rotary" to find  out more.

To speak to one of our directors about becoming a Rotarian, just click on one of the names to the left, and send an email with your name and contact information.

 

 
The Rotary Club of Coquitlam is excited to have launched its Facebook page. If you are interested in learning more about our Club and Rotary International, please visit our Facebook page ( https://www.facebook.com/rotaryclubofcoquitlam?ref=hl ). It is a great way to keep up-to-date on our events and programs.
 

 
 

Keep informed about club announcements, events, and guest speakers, by viewing our weekly Rototeller Bulletin.

You are welcome to take a look at our weekly news by subscribing to Rototeller. See the link at the left side of this Home Page.

 

 
 
 

Speakers

May 27, 2015
Darren Mumford
YMCA - How the YMCA is helping the youth; as told by a youth group
Jun 03, 2015
Roy Prevost
Speakers cruise for free
Jun 10, 2015
Sandra McGirr
DESEA Peru - Water Treatment
Jun 12, 2015
Jun 17, 2015
Dr. James (Jim) Lane
New Member Classification Talk
Jun 24, 2015
Emil Zimmerman
New Member Classification Talk
Jul 01, 2015
Canada Day
Canada Day
Jul 15, 2015
Jul 22, 2015
Dave Stark
Rotary at Work - Helps people with a disability find meaningful work.
Aug 12, 2015
Jeffery Gao
Rotary of Coquitlam Recipient - Adventures in Citizenship
 
 

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