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District 5040 Vancouver Conference
 

2020 District 5040 Conference

 

Apr 24 - 26, 2020 Vancouver BC.
 
RI Conference in Hawaii
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Club Information

Welcome to the little Club that does 
One Profits Most Who Serves Best 

Sechelt

       Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 7:00 PM
Online via Zoom
5160 Davis Bay Rd
(Our club meets on the unceded lands of the Shishalh people)
Sechelt, BC V0N 3A2
Canada
Phone:
(604) 865-0294
Home Page Stories
The Rotary Cash Calendar winning number was bought by long time Roberts Creek resident, Allan Cobbin. He has been buying the Rotary Calendars for many years and gives them to his family and friends for Christmas. This year his son was the lucky recipient of the calendar that won the grand prize of $3,000! Steve & Ginny Cobbin live in North Vancouver.
Allan was an active beekeeper for many years and had his beehives at many locations on the Sunshine Coast. He still had some honey for the guests that dropped in with a $3k cheque from Rotary! He even wore his beekeepers jacket to ‘receive’ the cheque on behalf of his son and daughter in law. He was sold the winning calendar by Mike Price who is seen handing the cheque to him for his son. 
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The Club has created 12 large but light flagpoles that can be rented from the Club for a donation. 
On Remembrance Day 10 were set up around the Cenotaph in Sechelt. Our Club's contribution to the non-celebration event due to Covid restrictions. 
The Gibsons -Sechelt Rotary Auction site is live as of October 30th!
It ends at 20:00 hrs on Saturday November 14th.
The last two hours will be televised on Eastlink.
 
Press to go directly to website.
 
 
Over 200 items.
The club held a Tailgate dinner meeting when Dave Hamilton paid us a personal visit.New Certificate for the Chatelech interact Club received by Megan Krouse.
 
Induction of new member Laurie Faulkener.
 
Presentation of Citizens Award to Perry Schmidt.
 
Treasurer Charlene presents cheque to Arts Council
The Sechelt Rotary Club has opened up opportunities for public seating with Social Distancing on the downtown Cowrie Street by building this platform in a parking bay.  Officially opened by the Mayor of Sechelt on August 14th 2020
The January 1st winner of the Rotary cash calendar 2020, Shaymas,
received his $3k cheque at the Trail Bay Mall on Saturday January 4th 2020
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The Club held a fun evening at Charlene's house with potluck dinner. There were members of the Toastmasters present plus Santa and two Interactors as Elves!
 
This bright young high school student, also the President of the Chatelech HS Interactors, went on local TV tonight to talk about the role that Rotary plays for them in our community! All part of the closing ceremony for the annual online Auction. Well done Skylar Moore.

 
The Club laid a wreath at the Sechelt Remembrance Day event.

The two Rotary Clubs in Sechelt are pleased to announce that the Chatelech Secondary School Interact Club of 2018-19 has been awarded a Citation by District 5040 of Rotary International. 

High School students who are members of the Rotary sponsored Interact Club can be recognized with a Citation by achieving numerous goals related to community and international service within the Rotary 6 areas of focus.

The staff at the Davis Bay Elementary School have been working hard, with the Rotary Club and the community volunteers, to get the planting beds inside the new greenhouse ready for growing food for the school and the community. 
Aerial View of greenhouse
Holding a Rotary meeting in the greenhouse!!
In partnership with Habitat for Humanity the Club sponsored a Beer & Burger night at the Lighthouse Pub as well as a raffle for a Westjet Trip for two anywhere they fly.
 
A new addition on Canada Day was the popular dunk tank. Many local celebrities volunteered to be dunked. Here Mayor Darnelda Siegers is going down!
The Club members always pitch in on Canada Day at Hackett Park to sell burgers and hot dogs.
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