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Welcome to the Calgary Heritage Park Rotary Website!

Calgary Heritage Park

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 7:00 AM
Gunn Dairy Barn in Heritage Park
1900 Heritage Drive SW
Calgary, AB  T2V 2X3
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5 things you might not know about ending polio 

The road to eradicating polio has been a long and difficult one, with Rotary leading the fight since 1985. Going from nearly 350,000 cases in 1988 to just 10 so far this year has required time, money, dedication, and innovation from thousands of people who are working to end the disease. 

Here are five things you may not know about the fight to end polio:

Rotary helps Hurricane Harvey victims

The Rotary Foundation and clubs along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana, USA, are collecting emergency relief funds to help flood victims of Hurricane Harvey, which slammed into southeast Texas over the weekend.

Severe rainfall has caused historic flooding along the Texas coast, including in Houston, the fourth largest city by population in the United States. Deluged towns in the region are in desperate need of aid as thousands of residents were forced to flee their homes. About 6.8 million people have been affected by the hurricane, which made landfall on 25 August.

How to contribute to the Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Donor Advised Fund

By credit card

Online at:

Account name: Gulf Coast Disaster Relief Fund
Account number: 608

Other Agencies:

Canadian Red Cross maintains close ties with the American Red Cross and has opened an appeal to support the response. Canadians are encouraged to support Red Cross relief efforts by making a financial donation to the Hurricane Harvey Appeal. Money raised will enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from this disaster. 



For those looking to donate to the response operations in Texas, an organization that my team is affiliated with has deployed to Houston. A number of my American team members have deployed as volunteers as well.  
You can find more information about the organization, which focuses on quick recovery and reconstruction from disasters and their current focus to Hurricane Harvey, here: You can also donate directly at that website.
I will be back in Calgary for the September 8th meeting if any of you have specific questions regarding the response/operation. 

RI President

Ian H.S. Riseley - Rotary International President-elect 2016-17


Ian H.S. Riseley is a chartered accountant and principal of Ian Riseley and Co., a firm he established in 1976. Prior to starting his own firm, he worked in the audit and management consulting divisions of large accounting firms and corporations. His firm specializes in income tax and management advice for individuals and small businesses. He has a master’s degree in taxation law and graduate diplomas in accounting and income tax.

Riseley has been a member of the boards of both a private and a public school, a member of the Community Advisory Group for the City of Sandringham, and involved in Sea Scouts and sporting groups, as well as honorary auditor or adviser for a number of charitable organizations.

Riseley’s honors include the AusAID Peacebuilder Award from the Australian government in recognition of his work in East Timor, the Medal of the Order of Australia for services to the Australian community, the Distinguished Service Award and the Regional Service Award for a Polio-Free World from The Rotary Foundation.

A Rotarian since 1978, Riseley has served as treasurer, director, Foundation trustee, and member and chair of numerous RI and Foundation committees.

He and his wife, Juliet, a past district governor, are Major Donors and Bequest Society members of The Rotary Foundation. They live on seven hectares at Moorooduc, where they practice their personal philosophy of sustainable and organic living. They have two children and four grandchildren.

Rotary makes high-quality health care available to vulnerable mothers and children so they can live longer and grow stronger.

We expand access to quality care, so mothers and children everywhere can have the same opportunities for a healthy future. An estimated 5.9 million children under the age of five die each year because of malnutrition, inadequate health care, and poor sanitation — all of which can be prevented.


Rotary provides education, immunizations, birth kits, and mobile health clinics. Women are taught how to prevent mother-to-infant HIV transmission, how to breast-feed, and how to protect themselves and their children from disease.

A sneak peak at the new Our Causes page.  In January, visitors to will discover a new, contemporary site that tells Rotary’s story in a fresh and exciting way. It’s the first step in a   two-part process to refresh our entire   website: first the public site,, and then My Rotary.
The Rotary Club of Calgary Heritage Park has been making major donations to the Rotary/Mattamy Greenway. Thirteen Calgary Rotary clubs, the Rotary Club of Cochrane and Rotoract are sponsors along with Mattamy Homes, and have come together to fund the bulk of the project.   "The Greenway embodies Rotary's vision for a better future for Calgarians and the generations who follow.  

Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally on humanitarian projects; they help combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.
Did you know there are 81 Rotary Clubs in Northern Alberta District #5370, and 54 Rotary clubs in Southern Alberta District #5360?
Grande Cache Lake Rotary Park - Look at what community partnerships can lead to.....
Rotary and Rotarians are active all throughout Alberta around the world. If you’re interested in a club or learn more about Rotary in your region, please look up a Rotary club in your area and contact that club directly. You are more than welcome to join any Rotary Club as a guest at any upcoming meetings.
Please join us. Together, we are making our communities better places to live.

 The dreams parents have for their sons and daughters with developmental disabilities are no less than the dreams they and other parents share for their children without disabilities - to have every opportunity for a career, make a contribution; earn an income and be valued as community members.


Gunn’s Dairy Barn - Located in Heritage Park

1900 Heritage Dr. S.W.
Calgary, Alberta, Canada


Image result for rotary imagesWe are 1.2 million neighbors, friends, and community leaders who come together to create positive, lasting change in our communities and around the world. Our differing occupations, cultures, and countries give us a unique perspective. Our shared passion for service helps us accomplish the remarkable.

Velma Noble
Sep 22, 2017
"YEAH Training"
Sep 29, 2017
Ted Wood & Peter Ruptash
Oct 06, 2017
Club Assembly
Oct 13, 2017
Gem Munro
Oct 20, 2017
"Amarok Society"
Meeting Responsibilities
September 22, 2017
Harvey, Martin
Door Sales
Hochhausen, Fran
50 50 Sales
Hochhausen, Phil
Grace and Sunshine report
Hood, Doug
Introduce Speaker
Hope, Bill
Thank Speaker
Kelly, Lorne
Standard Reporter
Khanna, Surinder
September 29, 2017
Kim, Harry
Door Sales
Kinley, Doug
50 50 Sales
Lange, Christi
Grace Sunshine Report
Leigh, Peter
Introduce Speaker
Luhr, Darryl
Thank Speaker
MacDonald, Doug
Standard Reporter
Martin, Christine
October 6, 2017
Matthews, Rob
Door sales
McArthur, Don
Mihailedes, Christine
Grace and Sunshine report
Murphy, Ginny
Introduce Speaker
Neilson, LeRoy
Thank speaker
Noble, Velma
Standard reporter
Paivalainen, Aliisa