Club Executives & Directors
Past President
Director (Assistant Treasurer)
Foundation Chair
Membership Chair
Social Chair
Club Service Chair
Public Relations Chair
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kitchener Grand River

Kitchener Grand River

Service Above Self

Every 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month, at 7:30 am
Remote (Electronic) Meetings - until further notice
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The Kitchener Grand River Rotary Club is a diverse and engaged organization dedicated to supporting children, youth and future leaders locally and internationally by way of living and promoting the ideals of Rotary
Home Page Stories
On May12th, Anne Brubacher Chair of Local Allocations led a presentation of the Local Allocations committee members on the various schools supported by our club this year. The committee worked hard to allocate funds in accordance with our belief statement and had difficult decisions with 32 total applications for significantly more than our budget. Hopefully we can continue to make a big splash in some small ponds. Unfortunately with the current situation we are forced to have our annual celebration in a somewhat different form but all the recipients have been notified and the cheques have been sent.
At our April 27th meeting, President Chris introduced Lisa Talbot and Linda Kenny from the Kidsability Centre for their update on programs there. 
On March 2nd, the Skate48 committee welcomed the top 50 fundraisers to a celebration at St. Louis Bar and Grill in Waterloo. The event was to celebrate the success of the 29th Skate48 held in February which raised $173,000 for the club to donate back to worthy causes primarily within our community.
On Saturday Feb 8th, after weeks of preparation, our club held another Skate 48 hockey event.
Our speaker on January 28, 2020, was Roberto Angelis Lyra, who had previously spoken to our club some time ago. Roberto gave us a dramatic reading of his poetry.
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On January 14th our meeting was offsite at the Anishnabeg Healing Centre in Kitchener and our speaker was Stephen Jackson, CEO of Anishnabeg Outreach (AO).
PolioPlus Fundraiser
Lutherwood - Heather Fedy and Mary Jo Shearer
Jul 14, 2020
Lutherwood Health Services
Wendi Campbell
Jul 28, 2020
Foodbank of Waterloo Region
David Morneau, Executive Director Child Witness
Aug 11, 2020
Child Witness Centre Waterloo Region
Barbe Dennis, principal of the Mine Centre School
Aug 25, 2020
Mine Centre School breakfast program
Skate 48 Fundraiser
 Mudpuppy Chase Fundraiser
Rotaract Club
Free Reading Program
3D printers to the rescue

Rotary members join 3D print enthusiasts to make personal protective equipment in short supply due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Better together

A need to connect with different age groups is woven into our genes

The Rotarian Conversation: Marc Freedman

The Rotarian Conversation:Marc FreedmanThis longevity expert has found that both younger and older people thrive when they work together with a common purpose — something

Rotary’s first virtual convention inspires members to innovate and stay connected

Rotary’s first-ever virtual convention attracted more than 60,000 registrants and 175,000 viewers during its weeklong program.

Young at heart

Holger Knaack has a fresh vision for the Rotary of the future. With a little help from his friends, things should go swimmingly.