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Canmore

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:30 AM
Enjoy some camaraderie over breakfast at 7:30 am prior to our regular morning meeting
at the Canmore Golf and Curling Club 2000 8th Avenue
Canmore, AB  T1W 2V2
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July 7, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Rotary Club of Canmore announces Citizen of the Year and Rotarian of the Year

The Rotary Club of Canmore has recognized Carol Picard as 2016 Citizen of the Year. The retired journalist and co-founder of the Rocky Mountain Outlook has a long history of volunteerism in the Bow Valley. Currently serving as chair of the Canadian Rockies Public School Board, Picard has been involved with the Canmore Folk Music Festival for many years and with the 2014 Alberta Winter Games. 

Picard also serves as Head Cook for the Community Food & Friends program at St. Michael’s Anglican Church. This very successful community program serves an average of 145 dinners each Monday night, a total of 18,000 meals since it began in April of 2013. Leading a kitchen crew of nine, Picard has contributed more than 2,600 volunteer hours to date. 

Rotarian Doug Jones nominated Picard as Rotary’s Citizen of the Year, citing her leadership skills and ‘can do’ spirit. According to Picard, “The world would not function without volunteers.  I love the camaraderie that develops.” 

The Rotary Club of Canmore also announced Jane Cameron as the 2015-16 Rotarian of the Year. Cameron was recognized for her commitment to Rotary and her innovative and enthusiastic efforts as Chair of Club Services. 

 

 

 

 
 

It could be Canmore but it's not...

 

 
 
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As part of a team with Hearts and Hands, Rotarian Sue Shellian - Frey and her husband Gord were busy in  Guatemala this year, helping people and communities there by building facilities where needed.  You're looking good and thanks for contributing!
 

 
 

Straight out of the gate!

Last meeting we celebrated Georges (something, something) birthday.  Let's just say that every winter he competes in Senior's downhill races and always comes away with a medal.  We're proud of you George!
 

 

Rock star and foodie

Kimb enjoying some time with his exchange pals......or is it his band?  
Next time you see Kimb, ask him where he was when he was eating his noodles - looks like a Rotarian brought lunch anyway, although whatever happened to fried chicken and potato salad on a picnic ?????
 
 

 
 

Kimb practising for winter

Here's Kimb in a pretty snazzy typical Canmore winter hat and posing with the Michelle Dagenais family on an outing.  Kimb has been having an action - packed winter, skiing, hiking, climbing and adventuring in Yellowknife.  
 

 
 
 
WELCOME KIMB
 
 
 
 
 

Rotary Club of Canmore Charitable Foundation

Making a Difference in our Communities

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Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation
PO Box 8025, Canmore, AB  T1W 2T8

 

 

 
 
 
It's that time of year to submit our membership dues to the Club for 2015/16.

You can pay in one installment, or with two cheques (one post-dated to January 1) or by monthly deduction from your bank account. 

Automatic bank deductions

To initiate the automatic monthly deduction, please use this form and submit both your completed form and a cheque marked “void” to Karen Greene at the next meeting you attend. 


 

 
 

 
 

Learn more about Youth Service and keep up to date on postings from Matthew in Thailand, Events and upcoming activities. Please copy and paste this link into your url to see all the latest for our Youth Service Facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/RotaryClubofCanmore.YouthService

 

 

 
 

 Rotary and its partners have been working over the past two decades eradicating polio from 99% of the world. We are now on the brink of achieving this goal, but a strong push is needed to get rid of the other 1% once and for all. It is a window of opportunity of historic proportions.

Your contribution will help Rotary raise $200 million to match $355 million in challenge grants received from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The resulting $555 million will directly support immunization campaigns in developing countries, where polio continues to infect and paralyze children, robbing them of their futures and compounding the hardships faced by their families.

As long as polio threatens even one child anywhere in the world, children everywhere remain at risk. The stakes are that high. Please contact The Rotary Club of Canmore at (janrickmatthews@gmail.com) to make your pledge.

 

 
 
 
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President
President Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Chair of Membership
Immediate Past President
Director of Community Service
Director of Club Service
Co Director of International Service
Co Chair of Public Relations
Director at Large
Chair of the Canmore Rotary Club Charitable Foundation
Chair of Fundraising
Director at Large
The Rotary Foundation Representative
Director of Vocational Service
Director of Youth Service
 
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