Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 noon,
Union Club of BC
805 Gordon Street, Victoria, BC Canada  V8W 1Z6
 
During the Covid pandemic Rotary is not cancelled!
We are still meeting on-line every Thursday noon. 
 
Please contact us for the weekly meeting Zoom link if you would like to join us.
Visiting Rotarians particularly welcome .
 
Our social events are no longer planned until restrictions are lifted. 
 
   
 
Once again this year we made a donation to BC Children's Hospital and decorated our Rotary tree. See it at the Bay Centre Victoria
 
 
Planning for the future: President elect considers purposefulness and change
 
Lets make a Difference - Home | Facebook   We maintain our commitment to Community Needs locally and internationally by contributing (see menu bar above)  and supporting fundraising activities. 
 
We bring together business and other leaders in our community and around the world.
 
  
    
News update: The World Health Organization (WHO) has issued an Emergency Use Listing recommendation for the type 2 novel oral polio vaccine (nOPV2). This will allow rollout of the vaccine for limited initial use in countries affected by circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 2 (cVDPV2) outbreaks. This two-minute video explains more: https://youtu.be/lPdqdUZQhFA . Another important step for Rotary and our partners in eradicating polio.
 
Our Rotary Values (graphic courtesy of Rotary Club of Kakamega, Kenya)
 
 

 
What's new?
Despite all the restrictions, we are still active locally and internationally.
Click the image to find out more. 
 
 Literacy  Clean Water  Local Need
               
 
 Arts Community  Shelter
    
 

We offer single memberships for individuals.
Family memberships allow you to bring an immediate family member at a discount.
Corporate memberships enable you to share the membership with designated individuals from your company or business.
Interested in a possible satellite with more flexible meetings? Click here
 
Our distinguished honorary members: The Honourable Jane Austin, OBC, Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia; Rear Admiral Bob Auchterlonie, OMM, CD Commander Maritime Forces Pacific, Joint Task Force (Pacific)
 
 

 
 
VenueMap

Speakers

Upcoming Speakers
Vocational talk; AGM
Dec 03, 2020
Past Speakers
Serena Causton return Taiwan Exchange student
Nov 26, 2020
Student Exchange - Taiwan Experience
Past DG Craig Gillis
Nov 19, 2020
The Rotary Foundation
Jacques Lemay
Nov 12, 2020 12:00 PM
Canadian College of Performing Arts
Club News
Rotary's seven areas of focus:
  • Peace building and conflict prevention;
  • Disease prevention and treatment;
  • Water sanitation and hygiene;
  • Maternal and child health;
  • Basic education and literacy;
  • Community economic development;
  • Supporting the environment
 
Rotary 5-year action plan
 
  • Impact (effective problem solving and new ways to translate our expertise)-
  • Reach (activate and inspire each other to build connections) -
  • Engagement (understand needs so that all participants are seen and heard)-
  • Adapt (inventive, resilient entrepreneurs, simplifying how we operate.)
Want to be of service to the community but don't have the time for a lunch hour meeting? Our club is exploring the possibility of creating a satellite club. Members of a satellite would be full members of the sponsoring club (Rotary Club of Victoria) but would set their own meeting time, frequency and format. They can set up their own projects or join those of the main club. We believe this might better meet the needs of young, working people. For more information contact President-elect

Many banners have been added to our online collection.  The new ones are at the top and include a sizable tranche provided by Denis Paré.  There is also a separate online collection of non-club Rotary banners.

If a club member has a banner  to be included in the collection, it can be photographed by Director Kim McGowan.  Banners will be returned at a club meeting on request. Club members who are travelling, may request some banners to  exchange with Rotary clubs  along the way.  It is always an enjoyable experience.

 

Club Executive

President
President Elect
Director - Past - President
Director - Secretary
Director - Treasurer
Director - Fund Raising
Director - RI Foundation
Director - Service Projects and Grants
Director - Membership
Chair RCV Foundation Advisory Committee
Sergeant-at-Arms
Youth Exchange Officer
Youth Protection Officer