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

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 7:15 AM
The Crazy Canucks
141 Ontario St N.
Kitchener, ON
We meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 7:15 am


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
Six of our Rotarians had the oportunity to spend an afternoon assisting Nutrition for Learning packing food bags for kids. We will be providing assistance on an ongoing basis. Nutrition for Learning provides an important service in our Community. If you re interested in finding out more about what they do, you can check out their website at: 
Members our club will be once again helping pack backpacks for Send'em Off Smiling.  This is a great initiative that our club has supported both financially and with hands on help for several years. If you are interested in finding out more about Send'em Off Smiling go to their website at
The 5 local Rotary Clubs have worked together to develop the Catch the Ace Fundraiser.
Net proceeds of the lottery will be divided equally between the Grand River Hospital Foundation, the St. Mary's Hospital Foundation and the KidsAbility Foundation. 
Get your ticket for a chance to win at
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.
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.
PolioPlus Fundraiser
Skate 48 Fundraiser
 Mudpuppy Chase Fundraiser
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