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Dawson Creek Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet Fridays at 7:00 AM
Dawson Creek Curling Rink
1113 106 Ave
Dawson Creek, BC  V1G 2P1
Canada
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Join us as we Walk for Peace
September 21, 2017
11:00 am
Please Meet at the DC Seniors Hall 1100 McKellar Ave
Then we will walk to Peace Park, take a Peace Photo and enjoy a Free BBQ to follow.
Community groups come together to support this day. Thank you Sustainable Dawson Creek, Dawson Creek Beautification Committee, Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek, Nawican Friendship Centre, Literacy Society, Royal Canadian Legion, Sons of Norway and the Northern Lights College - International Students.
Dawson Creek Interact Club Presents:
Basketball for Girls
Friday May 5, 2017 starting at 4:00PM
 
Interact Club of Dawson Creek Invites YOU for a 3 on 3 basketball tournament to raise funds for Atsikana Pa Ulendo, a girl’s school in Malawi, Africa that has recently formed their own basketball team!
There will be two separate brackets: Boys and Girls with 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes for both categories!
Location: The Ark
Price: $15 per team
(All proceeds will be given to Atsikana Pa Ulendo)
Concession will be open during games
Contact Selah Schmaltz for more information and to sign up
(780) 978 7313
All Ages and Abilities Welcomed
  
Our 33rd  Annual Auction is coming soon - Bidding opens March 11th and ends March 19th - go to www.dcrotary.ca and bid bid bid!
January
Vocational Service Month
January Team: Cody, Dennis, Shane , Janine
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Tues Jan 17th: Rotary 101/Fireside information night – 7:00PM Location TBD
Joint
Canvassing for Rotary Auction takes place
February
Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month
February  Team: Graham, Leslie, Fred, Rick Hackworth
 
Sunrise Club’s International Program - Corazon Creek, Belize
Joint
 12th
Cabin Fever Dinner at Notre Dame School Gym
our clubs cook and host a dinner for the seniors in the area
 
17th
Skills competition at Northern Lights College – volunteers appreciated
 
25th
Youth exchange tiptoe with the caribou begins
 
23-26
-District 5360& 5370 Curling Bonspiel Feb 23-26 Calgary
 
Joint
Selection process of  student for Adventures Program in  Citizenship http://www.clubrunner.ca/portal/SitePages/SitePage.aspx?accountid=7975&pid=80372
March
Water and Sanitation Month
March Team:  Joe, Pat O’, Warren &                       (5 Fridays)
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Annual Fishing Derby at Swan Lake
14th?
Rotary 101/Fireside information night – 7:00PM Location TBD
10-11
District Spring Learning Event - Program will include plenary sessions on Membership, Foundation, Public Image and Risk Management. Afternoon breakouts will be specific for  Presidents, Presidents-elect and President nominees, a Secretary / Treasurer joint session, and special breakouts for Directors of Youth, Membership, and Foundation.  https://www.crsadmin.com/EventPortal/Registrations/PublicFill/EventPublicFill.aspx?evtid=cec5ee46-18f0-4921-9e1b-466cf57e6399
Joint
11-19
Rotary  Auction 
Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek major fundraiser               http://dcrotary.ca/
21th
Interact group head to Punta Gorda to build a playground
18 - 20
Youth Exchange Spring Orientation
April
Maternal and Child Health Month
April Team: Rick Hall, Sally,  Bryn,  & Lori
 
Selection of Students for Rotary Youth Leadership Experience  (RYLE) – a camp focussed on team building and leadership http://portal.clubrunner.ca/50012/SitePage/ryle
6-8
District Conference Westlock : “ What are you waiting for?”
Rotarians from throughout District 5370 meet at a Conference that  “provides opportunities for networking, inspirational addresses and discussions of Rotary-related matters.”   http://www.rotarydc2017.com/ 
 
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Northern BC Regional Science Fair will be hosted by Fort St. John and will be held at  North Peace Secondary School.
May
Youth Service Month
May Team:  Karen, Ken, Nicole &
 
Selection Process of High School Scholarship recipient  begins
Apr30-May 3
Rotary Adventure in Citizenship, Ottawa . One youth is sponsored by our clubs
Joint  4-7
Send students to Rotary Youth Leadership Experience at Camp Nakamun
 
?Excellence in Education awards: Recognizing individuals or groups within local educational environments who have exemplified service above self
June
 
Rotary Fellowships Month
June Team : Maxine, Austin, Keith, &                       (5 Fridays)
10-14
Rotary International Convention - Attending the annual convention is a perfect way to experience Rotary’s internationality, exchange ideas with fellow members, and discover new avenues – and potential partners – for service.  10-14 June 2017 in Atlanta Georgia  http://www.riconvention.org/
 
Sunrise Club High School Scholarship given out at Awards Evening
 
Dawson Creek Secondary Gradfest – run blackjack tables
 
President’s night – an evening celebration  where awards are given out for the year and there is the changeover of Presidents
 
Change over of District Governors &  International President  takes place
 
We say so long to Roosa – our ‘inbound’ youth exchange student
 
(Return of Dawson Creek’s exchange student (becomes a Rebound))
         
 
 
 
It's Hockey Season!
 
 
Don't just Root for your team this season...
 
Join our Hockey Pool and have some fun...
 
Raise some money for the splash park at Rotary Lake...
 
Entry Fee is only $50
 
Grand prize is 30% of the funds raised.  
 
Weekly prizes are also available.
 
 
 
Questions contact Keith, Shane or Nicole!
July
 
Start of new President  and executive’s year
 July Team: Mary, Ken, Nicole, Rick
August
Membership and New Club Development Month
August Team: Warren, Tim, Rick Hackworth/Fred
Joint
12
Rotary Parade:  August 12  Organizing of the Dawson Creek Fall Fair Parade
Decorating of Float for the Parade –Thursday Aug 11 at All West Glass
16
Cash Draw from Classic Car Raffle
 
Say goodbye to Outbound exchange student -  Megan heads to Italy
 
End  of August  Inbound exchange student Roosa  arrives  from Finland
September
Basic Education and Literacy Month
September Team: Austin, Alex, Stefan  (5 Fridays)
 
The Interact Club that our clubs sponsor starts up for the new year – it is a club for young people ages 12-18 who join together to tackle the issues in their community that they care most about.
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Classic Car Raffle Winning Ticket to be drawn
16
District Governor Laura Morie’s Club visit
16-18
Youth Exchange Fall Orientation
18th
4:00 PM DC vs FS baseball challenge and bbq – Matthews Park, farmington
20th
Tuesday evening: Rotary 101/Fireside information night – 7:00PM Location TBD
Joint
? 18th Friendly Ball game between Dawson Creek & Fort St John Rotary Clubs
 
Mega Lottery, Sept – Dec. Where the DC Clubs partner with FSJ to sell and distribute tickets for the draws to be held in Oct, Nov and Dec.
 
Fantasy Hockey Pool sign up begins!
October
Economic and Community Development Month
October Team:  Anthony, Dale Rose, Marlana, Sharla
 
?The Car Rally Returns   - right Rick? get a group together and do a type of "treasure hunt". The people are divided into cars AKA teams and get a list of things they need to complete
 
 
21-22
Fall Learning  & Development, Edmonton.  For:  President Elects and their Board members and any interested Rotarians wishing to learn more!  - See more at: http://portal.clubrunner.ca/50012/Event/district-5370-fall-learning-and-development#sthash.4egCkP7t.dpuf
24th            
 World Polio Day  www.endpolinow.org
November
Rotary Foundation Month
November Team: Maxine, John, Kelsey, Sandra M
 
World Interact Week – week of Oct 31 to November 5th
Joint
Planning starts for the Annual Rotary Web Auction to be held in Spring 2017– Local businesses are canvassed for donations and the donations are auctioned off online 
 
 
December
Disease Prevention and Treatment Month
December Team: Myles, Arden, Keith, Judy  (5 Fridays)
 
Selection of President Elect and Executive for next Rotary Year
 
 
 
Joint
Community Christmas Dinner   at Notre Dame School Gym – Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek get together and cook, serve (and clean up) a Christmas Dinner for those in need
 
Joint
Pioneer Village Olde Fashioned Christmas –  an afternoon of sleigh rides, hot chocolate,  hot dogs, and chestnuts roasting on an open fire
January
Vocational Service Month
January Team: Cody, Dennis, Shane , Janine
17
Tues Jan 17th: Rotary 101/Fireside information night – 7:00PM Location TBD
Joint
Canvassing for Rotary Auction takes place
February
Peace and Conflict Prevention/Resolution Month
February  Team: Graham, Leslie, Fred, Sandy F
 
Sunrise Club’s International Program - Corazon Creek, Belize
Joint
Cabin Fever Dinner at Notre Dame School Gym
our clubs cook and host a dinner for the seniors in the area
 
Joint
? Ice Fishing Derby
Joint
Selection process of  student for Adventures Program in  Citizenship ( Tourism?) (Program occurs in April or May) http://www.clubrunner.ca/portal/SitePages/SitePage.aspx?accountid=7975&pid=80372
March
Water and Sanitation Month
March Team:  Joe, Lori, Pat O’, Warren (5 Fridays)
14th
Rotary 101/Fireside information night – 7:00PM Location TBD
?
District Spring Learning Event for President Elect’s
Joint
?
Rotary  Auction 
Rotary Clubs of Dawson Creek major fundraiser               http://dcrotary.ca/
18 - 20
Youth Exchange Spring Orientation
April
Maternal and Child Health Month
April Team: Rick Hall, Sally,  Bryn, ?
 
Selection of Students for Rotary Youth Leadership Experience  (RYLE) – a camp focussed on team building and leadership
6-8
District Conference Westlock : “ What are you waiting for?”
Rotarians from throughout District 5370 meet at a Conference that  “provides opportunities for networking, inspirational addresses and discussions of Rotary-related matters.” 
May
Youth Service Month
May Team:  Alvie,  Karen, Ken, Nicole
 
Selection Process of High School Scholarship recipient  begins
Joint
Send students to RYLE and Adventures program
 
?Excellence in Education awards: Recognizing individuals or groups within local educational environments who have exemplified service above self
June
 
Rotary Fellowships Month
June Team : Maxine, Austin, Keith, ?  (5 Fridays)
 
Rotary International Convention - Attending the annual convention is a perfect way to experience Rotary’s internationality, exchange ideas with fellow members, and discover new avenues – and potential partners – for service.  10-14 June 2017 in Atlanta Georgia  http://www.riconvention.org/
 
Sunrise Club High School Scholarship given out at Awards Evening
 
Dawson Creek Secondary Gradfest – run blackjack tables
 
President’s night – an evening celebration  where awards are given out for the year and there is the changeover of Presidents
 
Change over of District Governors &  International President  takes place
 
We say so long to Roosa – our ‘inbound’ youth exchange student
 
(Return of Dawson Creek’s exchange student (becomes a Rebound))
Rotary Club of Dawson Creek - Sunrise is excited to enter phase two of our partnership with the people of Corazon Creek, Toledo, Belize.
See any familiar names or faces?  
 
Here's a few of the valuable members of Rotary that have been a part of our clubs over the years.  
Rotarians (Past, Current and Future members) can make such a difference in our community.
 
Want to share some of your memories?
Send us your memories and photos or newspaper clippings and help us recognize Rotary in Dawson Creek.
 
 
The Rotary Club of Dawson Creek held its annual Christmas Dinner on Sunday, where 400 people enjoyed a traditional turkey dinner with all the fixings.
 
 
Speakers
Duncan Redfern
Sep 22, 2017
City of Dawson Creek Update
 
 
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