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Belize Playground Project

Wendy Andrews, Chair of District 5370 Playground Committee, Rotary Club of Edmonton Glenora will be speaking to our club about the Belize Playground Project. 

What: Canadian Municipal Playgrounds that are in good shape and destined for the landfill are obtained and refurbished by the Emmanuel Foundation and made available to Rotary Clubs for their projects around the World.

 

Who:  Rotary Clubs in District 5370 work with Rotary Clubs around the World, with a focus in Belize and Honduras, to determine where the playgrounds should be built in any given year.  The Rotary and Interact Clubs of Canada and Belize work together to install and paint the playgrounds and work with the children, families and communities in the development of play leadership skills.

 

Learn more about the project at: https://portal.clubrunner.ca/50012/stories/interested-in-building-playgrounds-in-belize 

Jan 09, 2018
 

Kiva Micro-Finance Program

Patrick will speaking to our club about Kiva, a Micro-Finance Program used by some Rotary clubs in the district. You can learn more about Kiva on their webste: https://www.kiva.org 

Jan 16, 2018
 
Jan 17, 2018
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
 

Ice on Whyte Festival Volunteer Orientation

Jan 23, 2018
 

Who's Who

Join us as we learn about the vocation and life of of two of our members: Stan and Marilyn! 

Jan 30, 2018
 
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APIRG - Alberta Public Interest Research Group

Come listen to Laura speak about APIRG, "a student-run, student-funded, non-profit organization dedicated to research, education, advocacy, and action in the public interest. APIRG exists to provide students with resources to be active citizens." 

You can learn more about the organization at: https://apirg.org 

Feb 06, 2018
 

Updates on Brainstorming!

Each committee chair will be providing highlights of the past 6 months and goals for the remainder of this Rotary year. Come listen to what our club has been up to so far this Rotary 2017/2018 year!

Feb 13, 2018
 

Let's Talk About Advanced Care Planning

Come join us as two of our members, Kathy and Kristin talk about some of the components of Advanced Care Planning. We will bust some myths surrounding, and hope to normalize: Power of Attorneys, Personal Directives and Goals of Care. 

Feb 20, 2018
 
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Rotary Employment Partnership

 

Fellow Rotarian Wendy McDonald will be leading members through a network mapping activity.

One of our members, Paige Reeves and Wendy will speaking to our club about the Rotary Employment Partnership (REP). 

"Inclusion Alberta and Rotary Clubs work in partnership to:

  • Create real jobs -- Rotary Clubs and members will work in partnership with Inclusion Alberta and the Government of Alberta to develop jobs for people with developmental disabilities within the business community. Together we explore the possibility of creating genuine and meaningful employment opportunities. Inclusion Alberta and the Government of Alberta link employers to potential employees with developmental disabilities. Inclusion Alberta and the Government of Alberta also provide the resources, expertise and on-the-job supports to ensure a successful outcome. Through the partnership, employers and employees will learn how to sustain and facilitate the successful inclusion of people with developmental disabilities in the workforce. Each Rotary Club partner sets its own commitment as to how many people with developmental disabilities they would hope to see employed during the course of the partnership.  Individual Rotary members may also consider the possibility of creating an employment opportunity for a person with developmental disabilities. Through this initiative there is the potential for Rotary Clubs and members to directly and personally make a powerful and wonderful difference in the life of a person with developmental disabilities.
  • Share the dream -- Rotary Clubs, in partnership with Inclusion Alberta and the Government of Alberta, through their community involvement and commitment, promote the employment of people with developmental disabilities. The highly respected community voice of Rotary are coupled with the voices of families who have sons and daughters with developmental disabilities.  The community needs to learn more about the potential of people with developmental disabilities and the value of creating real jobs.  The partnership develops resource materials (e.g., print ads, posters, brochures, radio ads, etc.) to be shared with the business and broader community through a variety of media.  These collaboratively developed public awareness materials highlight Rotary Clubs’ commitment to the employment of people with developmental disabilities."

Learn more about REP at: http://inclusionalberta.org/partnerships-projects/rotary-employment-partnerships-overview/ 

Feb 27, 2018
 

Who's Who

Join us as we learn about the vocations and lives of of two of our members: Steve and Mike! 

Mar 06, 2018
 

Club Identity Part 1

Our March 13th meeting will be a special gathering to better define the identity of Whyte Avenue Rotary.
 
This is the first step in a series of strategic planning initiatives to better focus our efforts and optimize our impact in the community.
 
This first meeting, in a series of three, will focus on the identity of Rotary as an orgnaization and the history of the Rotary Club of Edmonton Whyte Avenue. Please attend and add your voice to this critically important discussion.
Mar 13, 2018
 
Mar 16, 2018 – Mar 18, 2018
 

Off to Jasper for the Weekend!

Join the members of our club in a fellowship weekend to Jasper! 

Mar 17, 2018
 

Night off for Hard Work Done!

Mar 20, 2018
 
 

Thanks! GREAT Job!

Nelson Scott will speaking to our club about: "Improve retention, boost morale and increase engagement with high-value, low-cost staff recognition. Your resources— time and money—may be limited, but that doesn’t have to prevent you from recognizing staff in ways that they will value. There are simple, easy-to-use tools and techniques that you can use to acknowledge the contributions and achievements of staff, volunteers and others in your life."

 
Apr 03, 2018
 

Who's Who

Join us as we learn about the vocation and lives of two of our newer members: Mike and Lauren. 

Apr 10, 2018
 

Amarok Society

Gem Munro will speak about how Amarok Society provides education to the poorest children in the city slums of Bangladesh and Pakistan in a unique way; rather than opening schools for children, we teach their mothers. Each mother then becomes a neighbourhood teacher, allowing Amarok Society to economically reach far more children than with the traditional school model. In particular, Gem will speak to the social impact of education and the lives of the women who are transforming their communities.

Apr 17, 2018
 

Home of Mike B.

There will be no club meeting today, as our club is volunteering with the Edmonton Food Bank tomorrow! Come join us!

Apr 24, 2018
 

Edmonton Food Bank

Come join our club members particiapte in a community services event with the Edmonton Food Bank! Of Note: this meeting is on a Wednesday, and will take place of our meeting on Tuesday April 24th, 2018. 

Apr 25, 2018
 
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Apr 25, 2018
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 

Club Identity Part 2

This is the second step in a series of strategic planning initiatives to better focus our efforts and optimize our impact in the community.
 
This meeting, is the second of a series of three, that will focus on community belonging. Please attend and add your voice to this critically important discussion.
May 01, 2018
 

Good food, good friends and a beer (or 2).

Calling All Food Enthusiasts!
 
The Whyte Avenue Rotary Club is hosting it's first ever food crawl this Tuesday, May 8th. We will be enjoying an eclectic mix of delicious fare from some of the most happening food establishments that Whyte Avenue has to offer.  Avila Arepa, Malt & Mortar and Ohana Donuts is the line up for appies, entrees and dessert for this fun, fearless and food-focused evening. If you are interested in joining us, please rsvp to Lauren at lmemery@ualberta.ca as soon as possible. $25 per person not including drinks. Hope to see you there!
May 08, 2018
 
May 08, 2018
5:45 PM – 8:30 PM
 

Club Identity Part 3/Root for Trees Program

This is the third and final step in a series of strategic planning initiatives to better focus our efforts and optimize our impact in the community.
 
This meeting is the final of a series of three that will focus on uncovering and further developing the unique identity of the Rotary Club of Edmonton Whyte Avenue. We will be building on our previous discussions of: Rotary, our club and community belonging. Please attend and add your voice to this critically important discussion.
 
Catherine Falk from the City of Edmonton will also be speaking to our club about the Root for Trees Program. 
May 15, 2018
 

Mental Health

May 22, 2018
 

Ronald McDonald House - Meals that Mend

Join our club as we make make dinner for families accessing the Ronald McDonald House!

May 29, 2018
 
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May 29, 2018
1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
May 31, 2018
4:45 PM – 7:00 PM
 

Annual General Meeting

Jun 05, 2018
 
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Jun 09, 2018
11:00 AM – 12:45 PM
 

ATB Financial Arts Barns 7-9pm

Link to Eventbrite to purchase tickets

ATB Financial Arts Barns 

10330 84 Avenue NW

Edmonton, AB T6E 2G9

Jun 12, 2018
 

Come join us for a beverage at Biera Ritchie Mill patio!

Biera Ritchie Mill

9570 76 Avenue NW
Suite 101
Edmonton, AB T6C 0K2
(587) 525-8589

Jun 19, 2018 6:30 PM
 

SUMMER HOLIDAY!

Jun 26, 2018
 

SUMMER HOLIDAY!

Jul 03, 2018