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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. There will be no meetings until September.


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
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Jackpot over $17,500 and Growing ! Only 16 cards left to choose from !

Last week's winner Bill A. chose card #46 revealing the Six of Diamonds. He won the weekly prize of $516.  
When you buy tickets you have a chance to win the weekly prize and if your card is the Ace of Spades you will also win the Progressive Prize which is nearly $17,500 and growing. The next weekly draw is on Thursday July 28th.
The deadline to get your tickets as always is Wednesday at Midnight. 
Don't forget that you have to purchase a ticket the week of the draw to qualify for both the weekly and progressive jackpot!
When you play Catch the Ace not only do you have a chance to win great prizes but you also win by knowing that the net proceeds will all be going to KidsAbility
The Rotary Club of Kitchener Grand River had their President's Changeover Dinner on June 28, 2022, where the Club recognized the many outstanding contributions of it's outgoing President Steve Knipping and welcomed in the President for the 2022-2023 Rotary Year, Vanessa Marshall, and her Board members. 
Paul Harris Awards were given out to three very well deserving recipients:
Amichai Tsarfati
Bill Brubacher
Rodney Goetz
Additionally, several Milestone's were celebrated including:
Rotary Anniversaries
31 YEARS: Rod Goetz and Jon Kaufman
30 YEARS: Pierre Lapalme and Bill Muirhead
25 YEARS: Gerry Muller
10 YEARS: Abe Herbst
5 YEARS: Lori Hough and Anne Kalbfleisch
Milestone Wedding Anniversaries: 
45 YEARS: Duane and Gloria Eby
                    Paul and Revie Walman
40 YEARS: Lori and Mark Hough (absent)
                    Pierre and Terry Lapalme
35 YEARS: Anne and Bill Brubacher
30 YEARS: Kathi Smith and Ray Teed
5 YEARS: Gerry Muller and Anne Maranda
Incoming President Vanessa provided an outlook for the 2022-2023 Rotary Year, which can be read under News Stories on our Website.  
Members of our club will be once again helping pack backpacks for Send'em Off Smiling on August 9, 2022.  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 volunteering please reach out to Vanessa.
If you are interested in finding out more about Send'em Off Smiling go to their website at

Join for our first in person changeover dinner in 2 years!  the dinner will be held at Golf's Steakhouse.
Additional details will be shared closer to the date. 
PolioPlus Fundraiser
Upcoming Events
Skate 48 Fundraiser
Mudpuppy Chase Fundraiser
Stephanie A. Urchick selected to be 2024-25 Rotary International President

Stephanie A. Urchick is selected to be the 2024-25 president of Rotary International

Recognizing a woman’s worth

Programs of Scale grant-winner Together for Healthy Families in Nigeria helps families by focusing on the fundamental needs of women

RI President Jennifer Jones crosses Canada from coast to coast to coast

Organized around several hubs, the tour started on 17 June to draw attention to the positive impact that clubs have in their communities.

Rotary Projects Around the Globe August 2022

Learn how Rotary clubs are taking action in the United States, Venezuela, Greece, Madagascar, and Kazakhstan.

Rotary Fellowships amplify Ukrainian relief efforts

Rotary's global network has sent millions of dollars' worth of relief to help the people of Ukraine. Rotary Fellowships have amplified the impact of these efforts.