Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:00 PM
Union Club
805 Gordon St
Victoria, BC Canada  V8W 1Z6

 
 
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Speakers

President's meeting
Oct 25, 2018
club business
Gordon Quan OMM, CD - WWII Veteran Force 136
Nov 08, 2018 12:00 PM
Remembrance Program
 
 

Our District Community Grant application has been approved!!

Once more the Rotary Club of Victoria will be offering clean water to nine communities in Western Kenya and transforming the polluted water sources.

With permission from our District Public Image Chair we are launching the District 5020 Member Facebook Group. A Facebook "Group" invites members to join. Once accepted into the closed group - they are encouraged  to contribute, post and comment on District wide Rotary topics, so this is for "internal" communications among District 5020 Rotarians and friends such as youth exchange students,  Interact, Rotaract, alumni, etc etc. 

 

 
 

Text TREE to 45678.

We have proudly sponsored a tree at the 26th Annual Victoria Festival of Trees in support of BC Children's Hospital, on from Nov 14 until January 2, 2018 at The Bay Centre. 

Last year 2,761 children from Vancouver Island visited BC Children’s Hospital 7,900 times for treatment. That is an average of 22 local kids per day. 

In the spirit of the season, and to support our local children, we ask you to join us in helping BC's kids by donating to our fundraising campaign.

Thank you, and we wish a warm and happy holiday season to you and your loved ones.

Fellow Rotarians:
Would you like to see the fruits of all your donations? Since 2001 we have had the privilege of implementing projects in Western Province in Kenya. We are putting forward the possibility of an organised tour in February 2019 to the area where we have been working and where the projects have taken place. 
We believe Rotarians and others would welcome the availability of an organised ‘adventure holiday’ where they could catch a glimpse of the real Africa and the people who have benefited from your generosity, opening the lines of communication and friendship. 
For an outline of the tour, please contact kenyatembo@gmail.com. Detailed supplementary information is available. Our phone number is 250 385 6166. We would love to have you join us, but if you are not able, please pass this opportunity along to others. Thank you. 
Yours in Rotary. Patricia and Rod Crossley
 
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This message is a plea for assistance. The District is looking for local trainers to try to reduce costs of moving District Trainers to local seminars.  The idea is to 'Train the Trainers' ...

All made possible by the fundraising efforts of Victoria Rotarians

$500 for two adapted recreational classes for sufferers  from Cerebral Palsy
$1,000 donation to Afghanistan veterans who have suffered mentally and physically
$1,000 to Greater Victoria Curling Academy for programs for youth ages 10 to 20
$2,500 in prizes for Victoria Science Fair for schools
$3,000 scholarships for exchange and Interact students  at Esquimalt High School
$5,000 for trauma counselling for refugee family
$7,500 IT structure upgrades for Bridges for Women Society
$10,000 to Victoria Conservatory of Music for on-line
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$3,500 for nine clean water projects in Kenya through a District Community Grant
$32,000 for purchase of Mark 16 sailboat to Disabled Sailing 
Association
TOTAL:****$ 67,000!!!!****
And there’s more:
On Friday 23  June 2017, Patricia (Rotary Club of Victoria) and Rod (RC Kakamega, Kenya) Crossley received the Meritorious Service Award from the Governor General at Rideau Hall in Ottawa for their work over 16 years in Western Kenya. This medal is awarded for service which brings honour to our country. 

 
 
 

Club Leaders

President
President-Elect
Director - Secretary
Director - Treasurer
Past President
Treasurer, RCV Foundation
Director - Service Projects
Director - Administration
Director - Public Image
Director - Membership
Director - RI Foundation
Director - Fund Raising
Youth Protection Officer
Sergeant-at-Arms