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13229 Henry Avenue
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L-R: Summerland Rotarian, Michael Weis, President, Chantelle Meriam, Associate Director of Summerland Research and Development Centre, Kenna MacKenzie, and Past District Governor, Garry Hollingshead
President, Chantelle Meriam, and Past District Governor, Garry Hollingshead, were pleased to present a Certificate of Appreciation to the Summerland Research and Development Centre on Thursday afternoon. Associate Director of the Research Station, Kenna MacKenzie, and Summerland Rotarian (also a Manager of the Electron Microscopy and Imaging Labratory at the Research Station), accepted the certificate.
The Certificate of Appreciation was presented to say thanks for numerous donations to the Rotary Club of Summerland over the past five years. The donations have been a great help in the support of many local and international projects over the years, including the Summerland Rotary Club's support of SADI (Summerland Asset Development Initiative), the pathway between Summerland and Penticton and the Rotary Club of Summerland's Rotoplast Mission to the Phillipines.
Thank you to the Summerland Research and Development Centre for your support over the past five years!
Looks like Josiah, our Outbound Rotary Exchange Student, is making plenty of new friends in Italy. His post below:

This is the rotary inbound weekend. We stayed 1 night and learned about what it will be like our year in Italy. These are some of the friends I made they come from Alberta,Quebec, Brazil, Australia, US, Finland and Mexico.
Rotarian, Lisa Jaager, with President, Chantelle Meriam
Congratulations to Rotarian, Lisa Jaager, on being named "Rotarian of the Month" for the month of August!
Lisa has been very involved with Rotary over the years - whether it be taking the lead on the Summerland Rotary Sandcastle Contest at the Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race, helping to organize the Rotary Senior Pioneer Tea, or leading the Club through a series of visioning sessions - Lisa has proven time and time again to be a valuable member of the Summerland Rotary Club.
Thank you for being a dedicated member of our Club, Lisa! Your time and effort spent over the years have been greatly appreciated. Thank you!
The Rotary Club of Summerland's first morning meeting of the season was an exciting meeting at Santorini's Restaurant in Summerland.
Top Left - Paul barber presented his Rotary moment. He spoke about the incredible work our club did helping about 75 children in the Phillippines with cleft palettes.
Bottom Right - Inbound Rotary Exchange Student, "David" Tawei Wu, shared the history of the Taiwan flag before - Bottom Left - presenting President, Chantelle Meriam, and the Summerland Rotary Club with a banner from his Club in Taiwan.
Top Right - Our newest Rotarian, Florida Town, presented her classification speech to the club. She spoke about career as a journalist and an author.
Rotarian, Michael Weis, presented the Summerland Rotary Club with another $1000 cheque donation as a result of his fundraising efforts at the Summerland Research and Development Centre. Michael presented the cheque to Chantelle Meriam at our joint District Governor "Cluster Meeting" dinner that took place at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Tuesday, September 13th. Thank you to all of the coffee drinkers up at the Research Station and a big thanks to Michael for this generous donation!
L-R: Summerland Rotarian, Michael Weis, presents President, Chantelle Meriam, with a cheque donation to the Rotary Club of Summerland
September 2017
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