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West Vancouver Sunrise

 
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West Vancouver Sunrise

Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 7:00 AM
Capilano Golf and Country Club
420 Southborough Drive
West Vancouver, BC  V7S 1M2
Canada
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If you are an early riser looking for an exciting way to start your day please join us for breakfast
Thursday mornings at 7.  
 
Guests and visitors are always welcome!
 
 
You will enjoy getting to know our club members, learn how we "give back" to our community and be enlightened by our guest speakers.
 
 
In Rotary
                   
Mark Ferrari
Club President 
 

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It's all about Family!!!Image

The true Rotary experience occurs when the flavour and dynamic of the club encourages and welcomes the involvement and participation of each members spouse and family as well as members of the clubs affiliated organizations.

The club itself and the projects it sponsors all benefit when each Rotarian and the entire "Rotary Family" fully participates in club activities.

A solid and successfully Rotary club is fostered by a regular lineup of fun fellowship functions, projects and parties that embrace the entire extended Rotary family, including the club sponsored Rotaract and Interact clubs.

Each year the importance of the Rotary Family is honoured and recognized during the month of December.

History of The Rotary Foundation

At the 1917 convention, outgoing RI President Arch C. Klumph proposed to set up an endowment “for the purpose of doing good in the world.” In 1928, it was renamed The Rotary Foundation, and it became a distinct entity within Rotary International.

Growth of the Foundation

 

In 1929, the Foundation made its first gift of $500 to the International Society for Crippled Children. The organization, created by Rotarian Edgar F. “Daddy” Allen, later grew into Easter Seals.

When Rotary founder Paul Harris died in 1947, contributions began pouring in to Rotary International, and the Paul Harris Memorial Fund was created to build the Foundation.

Evolution of Foundation programs

 

1947: The Foundation established its first program, Fellowships for Advance Study, later known as Ambassadorial Scholarships.

1965-66: Three programs were launched: Group Study Exchange, Awards for Technical Training, and Grants for Activities in Keeping with the Objective of The Rotary Foundation, which was later called Matching Grants.

1978: Rotary introduced the Health, Hunger and Humanity (3-H) Grants. The first 3-H Grant funded a project to immunize 6 million Philippine children against polio.

1985: The PolioPlus program was launched to eradicate polio worldwide.

1987-88: The first peace forums were held, leading to Rotary Peace Fellowships.

2013: New district, global, and packaged grants enable Rotarians around the world to respond to the world’s greatest needs.

Since the first donation of $26.50 in 1917, the Foundation has received contributions totaling more than $1 billion

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Mission of The Rotary Foundation

The mission of The Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty.

The Rotary Foundation helps fund our humanitarian activities, from local service projects to global initiatives. Your club or district can apply for grants from the Foundation to invest in projects and provide scholarships. The Foundation also leads the charge on worldwide Rotary campaigns such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. Rotarians and friends of Rotary support the Foundation’s work through voluntary contributions.

Leadership

The Board of Trustees manages the business of the Foundation, led by the trustee chair. The Rotary International president-elect nominates the trustees, who are elected by the Rotary International Board of Directors. The trustee chair serves for one year and trustees serve for four years.

Learn more about Rotary's leadership.

Rotary support

Ask us about the Foundation at contact.center@rotary.org.

 
 
Rotarians and volunteers on the North Shore
getting people and their vehicles home safe during the
Christmas season.
 
Follow the link for more info  http://operationrednosenorthshore.com/
 
 
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