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Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Le Dome
1173 North Service Road East
Oakville, ON  L6H 1A7
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On May 25 the three Rotary Clubs in Oakville held their annual Education awards dinners where 26 deserving students received bursaries.
To view photos of the students, please click on "2017 Education Awards" under Photo Albums.
Held at Le Dome the dinner recognized the dedicated work of the staff at the local high schools and the generosity of our corporate donors.
Guest speaker was Meghan Desmarais a 2015 award recipient who spoke about 'service above self.' Meghan herself was a previous winner of the Donna Messer Service Above Self Award. This year's recipient of the Donna Messer Service Above Self Award was Justin Mitchell Zeus Eden
Rotary has had a successful partnership with Make a Great Pass for the past few years. Make a Great Pass takes used soccer equipment and ensures its reuse in communities around the world. Copy and paste the link below into your browser to see the interview that tells some more of this success story. 
The 2017 Cooperator's Oakville Family Ribfest had its public kick off on May 9th. The 6th Annual Ribfest will take place on June 23-25 at the Sheridan College campus on Trafalgar Road in Oakville. Get moe details and volunteer information at www.oakvillefamilyribfest.com.
Stepfanie Johnston who is attending the University of Sudbury attended the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar to give an update on her activities and to express her thanks to the club for the scholarship. The Indigenous Scholarship is the first presented by the club in its efforts to provide support to First Nations.
On Sunday February 26 Morgan Loder our outbound exchange student for the 2017- 2018 school year learned of his placement country. Morgan will be going to Australia. Below Morgan is flanked by his sister and parents while holding a New Zealand flag.
We have received a video that represents the impact that our WASH project has had in the Ugandan villages of Barlonyo and Aloi. Please copy and paste the link below into your browser. 
The annual Paul Harris Fellowship Community Awards dinner was held January 26 at Le Dome. At the dinner hosted by the three Rotary Clubs of Oakville deserving recipients were recognized by Rotary and the Provincial and Federal governments for their 'service above self' within the community. 
From left to right: Diana Berriman, Gerald Popp, Carol Goriup,Artemis Karabelas, Katy Joaquim and Ruth Renwick.
The Paul Harris Award is the highest recognition presented by the Rotary Clubs of Oakville. Its purpose is to acknowledge outstanding contributions and exceptional service to the community.
Key note speaker for the evening was the inspirational Rob Buren whose personal story of making the impossible possible received a standing ovation.
Additional photos of the evening can be found in the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar's photo album at www.rcot.ca.
At the annual Paul Harris Award dinner for club members six recipients were identified. These six deserving members received awards for their service above self in their carrying out of responsibilities on behalf of Rotary Oakville Trafalgar.
Pictured above are Cliff Thompson, Karen Milner, Jennifer Estall, Ron Salem and Trish Peden. Pictured below is Claire Conway who received her award on a different date from President Bent Fink-Jensen.
The 28th Annual Strawberry Social hosted by the Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar and Acclaim Health was a great success with over 100 attendees. Thanks to Vanda Albuquerque and her team of volunteers for putting on such a wonderful community event. The video link below recaps the welcoming speeches by MC Trish Peden, President Bent Fink-Jensen and Acting Mayor Jeff Knowles. 
Jun 29, 2017
Kathi Dick - District Governor
Jul 06, 2017
District Governor's visit
Year in Review - Final Presentation
Jul 13, 2017
Exchange Student Valeria
Carolyn Cancela
Jul 20, 2017
Home Suite Hope
Patti Pokorchak
Jul 27, 2017
The Accidental Farmer
Wendy Rinella
Aug 10, 2017
Oakville Community Foundation - Oakville's Vital Signs
Nevine Yassa
Aug 31, 2017
Rising out of the Ashes
Wendy Hager
Sep 14, 2017
Sew on Fire
Rotary Online Auction
Sep 28, 2017
Raj Phalpher
Oct 05, 2017
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