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SHERRY AUSTIN
Sep 28, 2017
 
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ELLEN HUMPHREY
Oct 05, 2017
 
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After many years working as an itinerant choreographer, Grand-Maître set himself the goal of directing a ballet company and in 2002 was hired by ALBERTA BALLET, where he has restaged a number of his earlier works and created popular versions of Bizet's Carmen and Prokofiev's Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet. Grand-Maître has had considerable box office and critical success by creating ballets to popular music. In 2007 he collaborated with Canadian musician Joni MITCHELL on the ballet Joni Mitchell's The Fiddle and the Drum, a work about war and the environment. In 2010 he created a Broadway-style ballet about sensationalist aspects of the life of singer/songwriter Elton John, called Love Lies Bleeding, to be followed by a ballet using the music of Canadian songstress Sarah MCLACHLAN in a new work.

Jean Grand-Maître has expanded Alberta Ballet to 30 dancers, making it Canada's 3rd-largest ballet company, and has led it on several tours of China as well as extensive domestic touring. He has given Alberta Ballet a distinct artistic personality and advanced his predecessors' efforts to establish its national and international profile. He was also the director of choreography for the opening and closing ceremonies of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics.

Grand-Maître, notably articulate and polylingual, has also become an outspoken advocate for the role of the arts within Alberta and nationally.

JEAN GRAND MAITRE
Oct 12, 2017
 
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FOR A "WUNDERBAR" TIME COME CELEBRATE WITH US 

OKTOBERFEST 2017

 GOOD BEER + GOOD FOOD + GOOD FRIENDS  

Hosted by Rotary and Rotary Partners

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 13th Cocktails at 6 pm and Dinner at 7:00 pm

$50 PER PERSON

Tables of 10 and 12  

 Buffet dinner with traditional Oktoberfest food: Bratwurst, Sauerkraut, Roast Beef, Schnitzel, Potatoes, Vegetables, a variety of salads and fresh fruit and cheese as well as Applestrudel with whipped cream. Also included are coffee, tea, buns and butter

Entertainment provided by: Premium Akkord a three person band playing traditional Oktoberfest music as well as other dance music. Also there will be a dance troupe performing called: Schuhplattlerverein Enzain

Austrian Canadian Cultural Centre

3112 11 St. SE  

Get ready to Einz, Twei, Zoffa!!!!

2017 OKTOBERFEST EVENT
Oct 13, 2017
 
Oct 13, 2017
6:00 PM – 11:55 PM
 
BOARD MEETING AT 5:00 PM
Oct 16, 2017
 
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Chief Executive Officer: Ken Keelor

Ken joined Calgary Co-op in 2014. His background in the retail food sector spans 24 years across merchandising and marketing through to private label procurement and global sourcing. Ken provides overall leadership to the organization by developing and ensuring the implementation of strategic direction and business plans for attaining corporate, financial and operational objectives.

KEN KEELOR
Oct 19, 2017
 
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Rick Istead has been a long term player in the Canadian agriculture scene having worked for Syngenta Crop Protection Canada Inc. and its predecessor companies for almost 34 years in both eastern and western Canada and at its international headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Responsibilities over that period included early stage research, product development, technical service, regulatory affairs and most recently the marketing of Syngentas seed treatment products. Rick retired from Syngenta in mid 2006 and shortly afterwards established a small Ag Business consulting service based out of Calgary. The firm offers consulting services in the regulatory, product development, marketing, communications, and board governance fields . Since 2006 Rick has been supporting the Alberta Winter Wheat Producers Commission and the newly created Alberta Wheat Commission as their Executive Director helping the boards of both organizations build a new vision and strategy for the wheat industry in the province and in Canada. Now fully retired, Rick likes to keep active through his involvement in Rotary, where he is past President of the Rotary Club of Calgary Fish Creek (2009-2010), current Chair of the District 5360 Youth Exchange Committee, Rotary Leadership Institute facilitator and North American Youth Exchange Network (NAYEN) board member. Rick also keeps active by volunteering at the Calgary Interfaith Food Bank and the Calgary Zoo. Golfing and gardening in the summer and curling in the winter rounds out his list of hobbies. Rick is married to Pat and they have two daughters, Laura and Katherine all of whom are also active volunteers.

RICK ISTEAD
Oct 26, 2017
 
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GEM MUNRO
Nov 02, 2017
 
NO MEETING DUE TO ROTARY REMEMBERS:
Nov 09, 2017
 
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Nov 11, 2017
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM
 
FEED THE HUNGRY
Nov 12, 2017
 
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ROTARY FOUNDATION PRESENTATION
Nov 16, 2017
 
BOARD MEETING AT 5:00 PM
Nov 20, 2017
 

Meaghan Farquharson is a native Calgarian, and member of the Metis Nation of Alberta. Her recent community projects include facilitating recovery circles for families affected by the Southern Alberta floods, and partnering with an African NGO -Peace and Conflict Resolution- to provide trauma counselling training for women who have been affected by poverty and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

She has a private practice as a psychologist, and her background includes experience in hospital psychiatric wards, prisons, addictions treatment centers, homeless shelters, palliative care facilities, and the Victim Services Unit of the RCMP. Meaghan loves adventure, and has also spent many nights out under the stars leading wilderness expeditions.

She has recently returned from the Rotary Peace Fellowship at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand, where she was able to deepen her advocacy skills, strengthen her capacity to contribute to healing intergenerational trauma in our global community, and have the opportunity to collaborate with other inspired change makers who are committed to creating a brighter future.

 

MEAGHAN FARQUHARSON
Nov 23, 2017
 
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Next Week’s Meeting on November 30th is at:

CSpace: King Edward School in Altadore

Address: 1721 29 Avenue SW

Menu: Soup and Sandwiches (Gluten Free option is available) Please request this by email to Gena Rotstein

Speaker: Reid Henry

We will be hearing from Reid Henry about the creation of this unique arts incubator and co-work space, the business model and the nationally recognized architecture

REID HENRY: PRESIDENT & CEO

As the founding CEO for cSPACE, Reid has over two decades of experience working on complex, multi-sector real estate initiatives that build vibrancy in cities. As a social entrepreneur, he focuses on redeveloping historic buildings and shaping urban districts as places for artistic and entrepreneurial communities to thrive.

In Toronto, Reid led the cultural planning practice of Office for Urbanism (now Dialog) in various cities across Canada. Previous to that role, he led the consulting arm of Artscape, a non-profit development organization dedicated to social purpose real estate projects. Active across Canada and internationally, Reid has worked collaboratively with municipalities, development agencies and non-profits to develop creative hub projects and urban district strategies with arts as a central catalyst for revitalization.

About CSpace:  http://www.cspaceprojects.com/

cSPACE King Edward is led by a small team of dedicated enablers, conveners, animators and collaborators.

Our staff manages a complex facility while underpinning the collaboration, collisions, risk-taking, and community building that helps drive innovation.

 

 

REID HENRY
Nov 30, 2017
 
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SUNDAE NORDIN
Dec 07, 2017
 
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"IT'S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS" We are just under a month away from our favourite event of the year when we can all get together to wish each other a wonderful Holiday Season.
Our Christmas Luncheon, December 14th.  Don't forget the location has changed to the Carriage House Inn, but the warm, friendship and congenial atmosphere has not changed. Looking forward to seeing you all.
 
Event: 2017 Rotary Club of Calgary South Christmas Luncheon
Date: Thursday, December 14th
Location: Carriage House Inn
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Details: Cocktails: 11:15 A.M.

use this link to register : Register Online

CHRISTMAS LUNCHEON
Dec 14, 2017
 
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Dec 14, 2017
7:43 AM – 1:30 PM
 
 
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This special Calgary South Club internal awards program was established in 2006 to recognize the outstanding contribution of club members who take on significant responsibilities and commitments in furthering the work of our club.

The award is named the “Cleven Award” in honour of and recognition of the first president of the Rotary Club of Calgary South chartered as the Manchester Rotary Club in 1955. Harry Cleven was a very active Calgary community leader and a well-known and respected business man. He was one of 62 people who were killed in the crash of a TransCanada Airlines flight which crashed on Mt. Slesse near Chilliwack on December 9th 1956. He made many positive contributions to the startup and a strong foundation for our Rotary Club.

We already have twenty-three members in this special program and expect to induct another two or three this year. New members are nominated by club members with a review by a committee, followed by our club Board of Directors support

CLEVEN AWARDS AND CHRISTMAS SOCIAL
Dec 21, 2017
 
NO MEETING: CHRISTMAS
Dec 28, 2017
 
 
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BRIAN FARRELL
Jan 11, 2018
 
 
TO BE ANNOUNCED
Jan 18, 2018
 
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ROBBIE BURNS DAY
Jan 25, 2018
 
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Superintendent, Learning | Jeannie Everett
Has leadership and responsibility for: Instructional and programming supports, Curriculum delivery, Early learning, continuing education and upgrading, Exceptional needs education, Aboriginal education, Student assessment, English language learning, multicultural supports and services, Student discipline – suspensions, expulsions, International opportunities, Chinook Learning Services, Learning technologies, Information management, Student Records Systems - SIRS, Research, Corporate Partnerships, Online learning & homeschooling
JEANNIE EVERETT
Feb 01, 2018
 
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VALENTINE'S DAY LUNCHEON
Feb 08, 2018
 
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DICK SHAW
Feb 15, 2018
 
 
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Brett manages the production of Virtual Construction Services and Building Information Modeling. He is passionate about trade coordination and the positive impact proper systems integration can have on the constructability and cost of a project. Brett is also the National BIM Trainer for the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), as well as a member of the MCAA BIM Committee.

Prior to co-founding Modern Construction Services, Brett's twenty year tenure with University Mechanical Contractors in Seattle, Washington included managing the Technical Services Department responsible for 3D Modeling/Detailing, the Estimating Department, and the Special Projects Group, where he managed design/build tenant improvement projects while supervising the team.

Brett is a proud veteran of the United States Army. He holds an Associates of Arts and Sciences Degree in HVAC System Design, and has completed the BIM 101, Certified Mechanical Project Manager Training Level II and III, and Controls 101 courses through the Mechanical Contractors Association of Western Washington.

BRETT ENDRES
Feb 22, 2018
 
TBA
Mar 01, 2018
 
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Ms. Mannix is the Chair and Patron of the Palix Foundation, a private foundation with offices in Calgary and Edmonton. The Foundation, through the Alberta Family Wellness Initiative, is focused on creating alignments between science, policy and practice in the areas of brain development and its connection to addiction, in order to bring about effective, comprehensive and integrated services for Alberta families. Currently, Ms. Mannix serves on the Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions Board of Directors. She has had a long career in the charitable sector and has worked for a number of organizations, including the Calgary Health Trust and the Canada West Foundation. She has also served on numerous Boards, including the Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research and the Alberta Bone and Joint Health Institute. Ms. Mannix has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of San Diego and a Juris Doctor Degree from Seattle University.

NANCY MANNIX
Mar 08, 2018
 
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY
Mar 15, 2018
 
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ART BORZEL
Mar 22, 2018