New Sunrise Rotary coffee program at the Medicine Hat Public Library Josh Wintoniak 2019-04-30 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Apr 30, 2019
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Thanks to Celina for meeting our club at the Medicine Hat Library to give us an update on what's happening at the Medicine Hat Food Bank. This is not just any Food Bank, they really go above and beyond and look holistically at how to help their clients. 
Updates from the Food Bank Josh Wintoniak 2019-04-30 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Apr 16, 2019
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Tobie Laliberte - Marketing / Promotions Coordinator at the Esplanade stopped by to give us some updates on all of the exciting new shows, events and exhibits to expect. One lucky Rotarian even walked away with a couple free tickets!
Esplanade Arts and Heritage Centre Josh Wintoniak 2019-04-16 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 26, 2019
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Huge thanks to Sunrise Rotarian, Sean Blewett for hosting us at the Community Future Entre-Corp office. Community Futures Entre-Corp have been helping people turn business ideas into reality in rural for over 30 years!
Community Futures Entre-Corp Visit Josh Wintoniak 2019-03-26 06:00:00Z 0
2nd Annual March Madness Wheelchair Basketball Tournament Josh Wintoniak 2019-03-23 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 19, 2019
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Thanks to James Paulson from the Medicine Hat Astronomy Club for visiting our club. Your presentation was "out of this world!" It was great to hear about your plans for a new Telescope and your community outreach programs. 
Medicine Hat Astronomy Club Josh Wintoniak 2019-03-19 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Mar 12, 2019
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It was great to hear from Jill Forsythe, be YOUth Centre Co-Ordinator on all of the great work that they are doing in their recently updated location.  
Be YOUth Centre Updates Josh Wintoniak 2019-03-12 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Josh Wintoniak on Jan 29, 2019
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We had a great time this morning at Madhatter Coffee Roastery in downtown Medicine Hat!
 
Rotarians got a chance to learn about the roasting process and the "third wave" coffee trend. After sipping through some wonderful coffee's we voted on our favorite. Stay tuned for something new percolating from Sunrise Rotary soon...
Coffee Tasting at Madhatters Roastery Josh Wintoniak 2019-01-29 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Sharla Butler on Dec 13, 2018
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This week we were led on a photographic tour of Keith and Ted's most excellent adventures through Australia and New Zealand.  Crosswalks for the aged.  Fantastic beaches.  Glorious greenery.  Namesake beer and wine.  And apparently a couple of men who drive better on the left side of the road (as per their wives).  Thanks for taking us there by photos!
Keith and Ted's Excellent Adventures Sharla Butler 2018-12-13 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Sharla Butler on Dec 13, 2018
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We are proud to support Danielle Skogen in her efforts with the SERnina project which provides re-usable menstrual products to school-aged girls in Guatemala.  With the $1000 cheque presented by Syl, the support we provided, helps girls  continue their education and enhance future opportunities.  Danielle also reports that a local business owned and operated by women will be producing these products.  A win-win!  
SERnina project Sharla Butler 2018-12-13 07:00:00Z 0
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This is what we did!  Thank you for your support with the Purse for a Sister, Bag for a Mister project,  170 purses and bags for the Phoenix Safe House and Salvation Army.  
What Giving Can Look Like 2018-12-13 07:00:00Z 0
Fill a Purse for a Sister, a Bag for a Mister Deliveries Josh Wintoniak 2018-11-22 07:00:00Z 0
Posted on Nov 20, 2018
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Speech & Language Works is a speech and language pathology firm in Medicine Hat, Alberta. Their client-centered team works with children and adults presenting a wide range of speech and language issues. Thanks to Sandy Redden for hosting us at her office and sharing her passion for what she does. 
Vocational Visit - Speech & Language Works Josh Wintoniak 2018-11-20 07:00:00Z 0
Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneur Camp Update Josh Wintoniak 2018-10-30 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Oct 26, 2018
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Sunrise Rotarians met at MH Brew Co. for some great food and a pint (or two) to support our international efforts to eradicate Polio. 
World's Greatest Meal to End Polio Josh Wintoniak 2018-10-26 06:00:00Z 0
Fill a Purse for a Sister; A Bag for a Mister 2018-10-16 06:00:00Z 0
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A great day for a wonderful Sunrise Rotary MHC Trail walk and induction of our newest Rotarian, Chris Shorrock!  Welcome Chris!
Our newest Rotarian! Sharla Butler 2018-08-29 06:00:00Z 0
2018 Sunrise Rotary Stampede Raffle Winner Sharla Butler 2018-08-29 06:00:00Z 0
Posted on Aug 28, 2018
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Our esteemed District Governor Dan Doherty stopped at our club in his beautiful Rotary RV. 
District Governor Visit Josh Wintoniak 2018-08-28 06:00:00Z 0
BBQ & Installation of Club President & Board of Directors 2018/2019 Josh Wintoniak 2018-07-13 06:00:00Z 0
Honduras Economic and Community Development Program Josh Wintoniak 2018-07-10 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 18, 2017
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A recent pic of Raffle Co Chair Ted and Club President Les presenting this year's Raffle $15,000 Jackpot prize to Winner Susan Townend of Medicine Hat - Smiles all around!

2017 Stampede Raffle..And the Winner is... Dan Kammerer 2017-08-18 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 22, 2017
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With special thanks to Les for organizing and Josh acting as Host, our Sunrise Rotary Family celebrated this past Thursday with excellent Food, Fun & Fellowship at the MH Brewing Co!

Celebrating another Rotary Year Dan Kammerer 2017-06-22 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 18, 2016
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With thanks to Community Futures Entre - Corp, His Worship the Mayor of the City of Medicine Hat Ted Clugston addressed a good crowd earlier today at the 15th Annual Mayor's Breakfast.  Pictured is Dan Frost (CF Board Member and MC) along with Mayor Clugston.  There was BACON and POETRY all celebrating small business during national Small Business Week in Canada.  
15th Annual Mayor's Breakfast Dan Kammerer 2016-10-18 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 02, 2016
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Joined by Past President Keith and fellow Rotarians Clare and Bonnie, it was our pleasure to present recently retired Rotarian Bill Lloyd with an Honorary Lifetime Membership Award from the Rotary Club of Medicine Hat Sunrise.  The Award recognizes the highest distinction that the Sunrise Rotary Club may bestow to individuals who has contributed meritorious service in the furtherance of the Club and Rotary’s ideals and for the permanent support of Rotary causes.
 
At the same time, it was an honor to also present Bill with the Paul Harris Fellow Award on behalf of the Rotary Foundation in appreciation of the tangible and significant assistance Bill has been to Rotary!
 
It was time well spent with Bill and Fay and we wish them well in all their future endeavours!
Bill Lloyd Presentation Dan Kammerer 2016-10-02 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 03, 2016
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Sunrise Rotary Stampede Raffle $15,000 Jackpot Winner Evelyn Cummins receives her Grand Prize from Raffle Co Chair Ted Rodych and Club President Dan Kammerer.  Through the ongoing wonderful support of our community, the generous help from the Family and Friends of Rotary and the tireless efforts of Rotarians, the 2016 Raffle was another unqualified success - well done everyone!
And the Winner IS... Dan Kammerer 2016-08-03 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 19, 2016
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Our Guest today was James Smith, President, Prairie Gleaners Society - James provided the following definition - Glean: to pick up and gather what is left behind.
Prairies Gleaners was established in 2009, but was inspired 18 yrs ago by the hunger and need of a Rwandan boy. 
Prairie Gleaners - Resourceful unto the World Dan Kammerer 2016-07-19 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 12, 2016
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Following Keith’s retirement (File Photo), he and Val were initially on their way to either Arizona or Hawaii, until Keith saw an advertisement for a trip to Iceland. $750 per person covered the flight and 5 nights accommodation and seemed to good to pass up! They decided to go to Iceland instead.

Keith Walker - Icelandic Adventure Dan Kammerer 2016-07-12 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 05, 2016
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Rotary’s founder, Paul Harris, believed that serving humanity is “the most worthwhile thing a person can do,” RI President John F. Germ said, and that being a part of Rotary is a “great opportunity” to make that happen.  Germ unveiled the 2016-17 presidential theme, Rotary Serving Humanity, to incoming district governors on 18 January at the International Assembly in San Diego, California, USA.  Watch the Video here http://video.rotary.org/uE8h/president-elect-john-f-germ-2016-17-theme-address/

Happy New Year! Dan Kammerer 2016-07-05 06:00:00Z 0
District Conference 2016 - Highlights Dan Kammerer 2016-06-21 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 14, 2016
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Invest Medicine Hat connects entrepreneurs and investors to business opportunities in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.  As business owners, they understand and anticipate the challenges in starting, expanding, or locating your business in Medicine Hat, Alberta.
 

Invest Medicine Hat General Manager Ryan Jackson Stops By... Dan Kammerer 2016-06-14 06:00:00Z 0
Parkinson Alberta - Medicine Hat Dan Kammerer 2016-05-17 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 10, 2016
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An excellent Presentation by Medicine Hat College Student Association Reps Stephanie Powers, Peer Support Co-ordinator and Michael Fritzler, Vice President Student Life on implementing Peer Support initiatives on Campus.
Peers Helping Peers Dan Kammerer 2016-05-10 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Apr 26, 2016
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Pictured here with Sunrise President Milvia and the Medicine Hat Club's Outbound Counselor Milan Vujovic, Katie Caparini shared her presentation on her year long exchange to the city of Bregenz Austria 2014-15.  Bregenz is situated in the Austrian Alps, along the Lake of Constance.  It is in very close proximity to other countries, such as Germany and Switzerland.    
MH Club LTYE Student Katie Caparini vists the Sunrise Club Dan Kammerer 2016-04-26 06:00:00Z 0
PETS/SETS Update - Planning for 2016 - 17 Dan Kammerer 2016-04-12 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 29, 2016
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With President Milvia away, President Elect Dan took care of duties from the podium.  Our planned Speaker/Program was not in attendance so the Meeting was filled with fellowship and a few updates:
Fellowship and a few Updates Dan Kammerer 2016-03-29 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 22, 2016
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Club Director and Committee Chair Josh Wintoniak gave us an enlightening insight into what The Community and Vocational divisions of our Club are mandated to do, and what that looks like in our community. 
Community/Vocational Committee UPDATE Dan Kammerer 2016-03-22 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 15, 2016
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Erynn Biggar (pictured) and Josie Doll from the Heart and Stroke Foundation visited the Club to provide an update/information and hopefully increase awareness for the Big Bike 2016 Event happening in Medicine Hat June 6, 2016
Heart and Stroke Foundation - “Big Bike 2016” Dan Kammerer 2016-03-15 06:00:00Z 0
Fresh Start to School - 2016 Dan Kammerer 2016-03-08 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Dec 08, 2015
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Karen Gingras, Executive Director from REDI Enterprises visited the Sunrise Club to provide members with an update of what's happening at REDI since Karen took over approximately 6 months ago.             
REDI Enterprises Society - Putting Pride to Work Dan Kammerer 2015-12-08 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 17, 2015
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The group received two short but information packed presentations, the first from Craig Elder (file photo) on the Rotary Foundation. Not only did I learn that there is a multitude of ways to donate, but also how efficient Rotary is in their fiscal responsibilities. A 92% efficiency rate in donation allocation. That is an incredible statistic - 92% of donations get to programs. Maybe Rotary can help the government out with some advice!
November is Rotary Foundation Month Dan Kammerer 2015-11-17 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 10, 2015
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President Milvia introduced Rita Bessant, CORE Executive Director to give the morning's presentation.  The CORE Association is a registered charity and has been serving Medicine Hat for 61 years. They serve persons with disabilities, children and youth.  Rita pointed out that homelessness is not gone in our community and that many youth are on the edge of homelessness and still need support.
Clients Ongoing Rehabilitation and Equality (CORE) Association visits... Dan Kammerer 2015-11-10 07:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 27, 2015
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Rotary International District 5360 Governor Martin Harvey and his wife Liz along with Assistant Governor Dick Bide from the Medicine Hat Club paid a visit to Sunrise Rotary today with DG Martin making his annual presentation.  For those not able to attend this meeting, a copy of DG Martin's presentation is included on our home page in the Download section. 
A visit from the District #5360 Governor Dan Kammerer 2015-10-27 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 11, 2015
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Gillian Slade of The Daffodil Project was the presenter and she educated the Sunrise Rotary members on a project that is working towards planting 1,000,000 King Alfred Daffodils by 2025.

The Daffodil Project Dan Kammerer 2015-08-11 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 28, 2015
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2015 Sunrise Rotary $15,000 Jackpot Stampede Raffle Winner GLENDA NEWTON receives the Grand Prize from Club President Milvia Bauman and Raffle Co-Chair Dan Kammerer (Raffle Co-Chair Keith Walker not shown) - CONGRATULATIONS GLENDA!!
And the Winner IS... Dan Kammerer 2015-07-28 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 21, 2015
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Today's Presentation was provided by Mike Ratcliffe of Alberta Parks, Cypress Hills.  Mike informed us that 10% of Alberta is covered with mountains, lakes and forests, while 90% is covered by our prairies. Cypress Hills provides a unique mix of both, with tree stands that were ice-free during the glacial ice age.  
A visit from Cypress Hills Interprovincial Park Dan Kammerer 2015-07-21 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 07, 2015
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This week’s meeting was a busy one. President Milvia started her inaugural meeting with presentation of pins to new Directors Karen and Josh, President-Elect Dan and Past President Keith. She then received her President’s pin.
A Theme for Rotary and a Message from President Milvia Dan Kammerer 2015-07-07 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 30, 2015
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Rotary International President K.R. "Ravi" Ravindran called Sunday's address to incoming district governors the "most significant moment of my life."
Using their talents, expertise, and leadership, Rotary members worldwide are asked to be gifts to the world this upcoming 2015-16 Rotary year.
 
Happy New Year! Dan Kammerer 2015-06-30 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 23, 2015
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Reflections of gratitude were offered by President Keith during his presentation of a pictorial recap of 2014 - 15 as he completes his last week as Club President.  THANK YOU Keith for your dedication, hard work and commitment to the principles of Rotary!

2014-15 Year in Review Dan Kammerer 2015-06-23 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 16, 2015
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Karen Blewett, Community Development Officer with Alberta Culture and Tourism joined us once again and facilitated a final group discussion on the recently finalized Strategic Plan by working with the Committees on the further development of Action Plans and Tactics for achieving their assigned Goals.     
A Business Meeting to Remember Dan Kammerer 2015-06-16 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 09, 2015
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2014 - 15 Stampede Queen Shelby Stenerson has attended over 300 events representing the Stampede and the City over past year. She indicated that it was an amazing experience.
A Visit from Stampede Royalty Dan Kammerer 2015-06-09 06:00:00Z 0
Lifelong Education and Resource Network (L.E.A.R.N.) Dan Kammerer 2015-05-26 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 12, 2015
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Presenter Lyle Rebbeck shared with the Club how 2015 is the 25th Anniversary of the Medicine Hat Jazz Festival. The dates are June 21-28 for this years Jazz Fest. There are 140 Musicians taking part in the event. Between 6,000 to 8,000 people attend the Jazz Fest each year.

 

Medicine Hat Jazz Fest - 25th Anniversary Dan Kammerer 2015-05-12 06:00:00Z 0
Hearing from New Members AND about The Rotary Foundation Dan Kammerer 2015-04-28 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Apr 20, 2015
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Medalta is an innovative industrial museum, contemporary ceramic arts facility, art gallery and community hub in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada. Located within a converted century-old factory, it has become an exciting place where cutting edge technologies meet historic restoration and archaeology come together.  It's always interesting and informative when we are joined by Quentin Randall, Marketing & Fundraising Coordinator with Medalta.
Medalta - In the Historic Clay District Dan Kammerer 2015-04-21 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 30, 2015
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The Spectrum Festival is a community based festival that celebrates the beginning of sunshine and summertime in our city of Medicine Hat. Join us for live music, entertainment, great food, and good old-fashioned fun for all ages!
 
SPECTRUM - A Sunshine Celebration Dan Kammerer 2015-03-31 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 23, 2015
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Friendly visitors from the 2016 Alberta Winter Games stopped by Sunrise Rotary today.  Ron Webb, Co-Chair and Brenda Lea MacPhail, Friends of the Games updated the Club on the Games coming to Medicine Hat February 13 - 16, 2016 looking for both financial and volunteer support. 
2016 Alberta Winter Games are coming to Medicine Hat Dan Kammerer 2015-03-24 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 20, 2015
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- Today we celebrate the life of our good friend & fellow Rotarian Danny Koch - we are blessed to have known you & served with you. #'sroll 

Farewell Danny Koch - Rest in Peace. Dan Kammerer 2015-03-21 00:00:00Z 0
Make a difference in the lives of others - Rotary investments at work! Dan Kammerer 2015-03-09 06:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Feb 23, 2015
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Kathy Linowski and Gary MacFarlane were our guest speakers today.  They spoke about the various Praxis Initiatives that have been going on in our community since 1992.  The goal of Praxis is to increase science literacy and improve exposure of science based careers to grade 9 girls and boys. 
"Making Science Fun" & Hearing from New Members! Dan Kammerer 2015-02-24 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Feb 09, 2015
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President Keith called the meeting to order at precisely 7:15 AM.
After introductions, and welcome back to Bill Lloyd, Donna Yancey-Schneider and Renee Herman, Club Members enjoyed breakfast in advance of being treated to 2 Guest Speakers.  
Live Your Life With Passion - Empowering Human Potential Dan Kammerer 2015-02-10 00:00:00Z 0
Regional Event Centre Project and More... Dan Kammerer 2015-01-27 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jan 19, 2015
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President Keith commenced the meeting at 7:17am by welcoming all guests and fellow Rotarians.

The Program began with the induction of our newest Rotarian Courteney De Roo by Petra our Membership Director.

The induction was followed by President Keith's introduction our guest speaker Denise Henning President Medicine Hat College

Rotary in 2015 Dan Kammerer 2015-01-20 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jan 12, 2015
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Speaker – Wendy Bodners – Schizophrenia Society of Alberta Medicine Hat Branch spoke to the Club about the role the Society plays in the community. Their Mission is "We're working towards improving the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support programs, public policy and research".

A Reason To Hope. A Means To Cope. Dan Kammerer 2015-01-13 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Dec 15, 2014
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The World Famous (and now priceless) Ceramic Elephant Tea Pot made it's annual appearance at the Sunrise Rotary Eco Friendly Gift Exchange - it's origin remains a mystery but it has found it's home for another year - Congrats Jada!

Additional photos from the Event held December 16 are located in the Photo Album Section of our Site.

Merry Christmas To All Dan Kammerer 2014-12-16 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Dec 01, 2014
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District Governor Garth and his Wife Ann Toombs along with Assistant Governor Val Buchanan pay a visit to Sunrise Rotary to bring greetings and updates from the District - A copy of the Summary of Key Points has been added to our site in the Downloads section. 

District Governor Garth Toombs Visits the Sunrise Club Dan Kammerer 2014-12-02 00:00:00Z 0
A Visit from the Saamis Club AND learning about New Members! Dan Kammerer 2014-11-25 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 20, 2014
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A full house today at Chinook Village hosted by Community Futures - Entre Corp and supported by McDonald's to hear His Worship Mayor Ted Clugston present his annual address during Small Business Week.  Berms, Whitman along with an A - made this another Event not to miss.  Pictured is Mayor Ted flanked by Keith Walker, President Sunrise Rotary Club (L) and Sean Blewett, General Manager Community Futures - Entre Corp (R).

 

2014 Mayor's Breakfast #blameted Dan Kammerer 2014-10-21 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 13, 2014
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Learning about new Members is always an excellent Meeting - President Keith Walker opened the session with the introduction of the two new members - Petra Mauerhoff and Wayne Smith. They each did their Classification Talk.

Miss a Meeting; Miss a Lot! Dan Kammerer 2014-10-14 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 22, 2014
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On November 7th our community will be celebrating the 2nd Annual Random Act of Kindness Day presented by the Community Foundation of Southeastern Alberta and it aims to recognize kindness and humanity throughout Medicine Hat and surrounding areas.  The City has declared the first Friday of November to be Annual Random Act of Kindness Day in our community.

Random Act of Kindness Day - Nov 7/14 #GoBeKind Dan Kammerer 2014-09-23 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 15, 2014
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Membership Committee Chair Kambi Heywood Inducts the newest Sunrise Rotary Club Member Jon Sookocheff while Sponsor Sarah McNally and Acting Chair Sean Blewett look on.

ANOTHER New Member Induction! Dan Kammerer 2014-09-16 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 03, 2014
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Club President Keith Walker addresses those gathered for the Ribbon Cutting and official opening of the Sunrise Rotary Trail at Medicine Hat College.  Along with others, this Project will remain a Legacy of the Club for many years.  Additional photos of the Presentation held September 4 can be found under the Photo Album section of this site.

Sunrise Rotary - Trail and Trees - Official Opening 2014 Dan Kammerer 2014-09-04 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 24, 2014
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Presenter Jon Sookocheff spoke about his 27 year mission to do 108 sun salutes, 108 times, to help families affected by addiction and violence.  So far we’ve raised $1,970 plus assorted supplies, food and other donations for various charities in Medicine Hat and beyond.

#108sunsalutes Dan Kammerer 2014-08-25 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 04, 2014
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TUESDAY August 5, 2014

The regular weekly meeting of the Sunrise Rotary Club was called to order by Past President Craig Elder at preciously 7:18 AM in the Board Room at Chinook Village.

After a rousing rendition of the National Anthem Sergeant-at-Arms Claire lead the group in a time of reflection and introductions were made.

Guest speaker was Aaron Nelson the Artistic Director from Medalta who shared an interesting overview and fast facts regarding the Artists in Residence Program.  Aaron’s knowledge and enthusiasm for the art of ceramics as well as the many projects at Medalta were appreciated by all those in attendance. 

MEDALTA in the Historic Clay District Dan Kammerer 2014-08-05 00:00:00Z 0
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Joined by Guests Assistant District Governor Val Buchanan (Kindersley Club), Dave Panabaker (MH Club) and Jose (Saamis Club) President Keith Walker called the meeting to order at 7:15. 

After a delicious breakfast we enjoyed the induction of three new Rotary members:  Petra Mauerhoff, Karoline Fox and Josh Wintoniak were welcomed to the Club by all Members.    Wayne Smith (CCDA) was also announced as a potential new member.  If you have any concerns over the next 2 weeks, please advise Kambi or Keith.

Welcoming New Members - The BEST Part of any Meeting! Dan Kammerer 2014-07-29 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 30, 2014
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RI President-elect Gary C.K. Huang chose Light Up Rotary as his theme for 2014-15. Huang was inspired by the teachings of Chinese philosopher Confucius who said: "It is better to light a single candle, than to sit and curse the darkness."

Happy New Year - Light Up Rotary! Dan Kammerer 2014-07-01 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 26, 2014
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CORE is a non-profit business that has been in existence for 60 years.  It was started by four parents who had children with disabilities and had to fight for the rights of their children to receive an education

CORE Association AND Conquer the Coulee Challenge Dan Kammerer 2014-05-27 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 19, 2014
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Milan Vujovic from the Medicine Hat Club gave an overview of the Student Exchange Program and asked our club to look for students that would be interested in doing an exchange abroad – contact Milan from the noon club for further information.

Southern Alberta Rotary clubs are hosting 18 students in the upcoming year, and are looking of host families to assist in helping out, and giving the students an experience of a life time.

A Visit from FES! Dan Kammerer 2014-05-20 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Apr 14, 2014
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Past President Jace that is...standing in for President Craig for a Meeting where the Program was unexpectedly unavailable and handling everything wonderfully as usual (well possibly with the exception of the AV equipment!)

A Blast from the Past... Dan Kammerer 2014-04-15 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 10, 2014
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President Craig call the meeting to order fashionably late at 7:20.  Guests (John and Nancy) were introduced and after yet another roaring rendition of O’Canada and Grace it was off to the standard breakfast fare.

 

Sunrise Rotarians and Guests were treated to a most interesting Classification Talk from none other than one of the Club’s Founding members and Charter President, Mr. Larry Johnson.  Larry gave an insightful view of the humble beginnings to our Sunrise Rotary club including the many meeting places from the past.  His favorite was MH Golf and Country Club where the members could actually watch the lovely sunrises.  

Views from the Charter President... Dan Kammerer 2014-03-11 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Feb 10, 2014
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President-in-Training Keith Walker opened the Valentine meeting at 7:17 am.  Only one brave spouse attended as a Sweetheart guest (Clare’s significant other Brenda was welcomed).  It is a theory that many other significant others were absent because they were not informed of the Valentine party??  Too bad…Perspective new member John joined us once again and was welcomed. We are hopeful he will be a regular!!
Miss a Meeting...Miss a Lot! Dan Kammerer 2014-02-11 00:00:00Z 0
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Natasha Carvalho, guest speaker, has been the Executive Director at the Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society for the past seven years and has spent most of her after-university life working with women in need.
Medicine Hat Women's Shelter Society Dan Kammerer 2014-01-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jan 20, 2014
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President Craig called the meeting to order precisely on schedule at 7:15.  A total of 16 members and one guest were in attendance.

The Program for the meeting was the Classification talk from one of the two founding members still active, Mr. Ted Rodych.

Ted hails from Saskatchewan and began his working career in Saskatoon in 1974. Ted met and married his wife Donna in 1981 and they have lived in a variety of locations including Calgary from 1986 to 1989.

Ted Rodych - A Co-op Man on the Move! Dan Kammerer 2014-01-21 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Keith Walker on Jan 13, 2014

Jace Anderson has started a fundraising effort to help children who have been exploited into the sex trade: a "hero t-shirt" subscription for shirts that are comfortable and made in North America. One-third of the cost is for the shirt, one-third will help the kids, and one-third is for the business. Jace hopes to be able to go to Napal in April to help kids there and in the future to help in Canada. Cost is $140 and the Twitter tag is #first140heros - sign up to be one of the first 140 heroes to help Jace help these kids!

 

HERO SHIRTS! Keith Walker 2014-01-14 00:00:00Z 0
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Bob McCulloch interim president of Medicine Hat College and Guests Tracy Stroud, MHC development officer Andrea Aarden (nee Seiler) MHC student recruiter (and potential new member).

Bob spoke about the Medicine Hat College.  Bob wants Rotary Members to keep engaged with the Medicine Hat College.

New President Dr. Denise Henning, beginning May 15.

Medicine Hat College - Ready for the Future Dan Kammerer 2014-01-07 00:00:00Z 0
Massive Flooding Hits Alberta Dan Kammerer 2013-12-10 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Dec 02, 2013
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Dan Kammerer, Executive Director, Medicine Hat and District Health Foundation receiving the Telethon Donation from Club President Craig Elder.  Club Secretary Les Scholly and Community Committee Chair Sarah McNally look on.

"Helping to take local healthcare - Beyond the Basics!"

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MH & D Health Foundation - Telethon Donation Presentation Dan Kammerer 2013-12-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 18, 2013
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Principal Kelly Wilkinson gave a PowerPoint presentation on the outdoor classroom that is a space for interactive learning.  Picture are Principal Wilkinson presenting Club President Craig Elder with a framed appreciation certificate acknowledging the Clubs contribution. 
St. Patrick's School Outdoor Classroom - UPDATE Dan Kammerer 2013-11-19 00:00:00Z 0
"Unlocking a child's true potential creates a future where anything is possible" Dan Kammerer 2013-11-12 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 21, 2013
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Guest speaker was Mr. Nick Gale, Vice Principal at Mother Teresa School who spoke about the new breakfast program that has been implemented at the school in response to a demonstrated need. They are looking for sponsorship from service clubs to pay for the food; parents are volunteering to deliver the food to the classrooms.
A Visit from Mother Teresa School Dan Kammerer 2013-10-22 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 14, 2013
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A sparse crowd (not sure if it was just Tuesday after a long weekend or the Program!) participated in a review of the Club's website on ClubRunner facilitated by Dan Kammerer.
ClubRunner Review Dan Kammerer 2013-10-15 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 16, 2013
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Guest David Friesen, Executive Director from the Southern Alberta Medic Air Society spoke about the HALO (Helicopter Air Lift Operation) program .  HALO started in 2007, and covers most urgent calls within a 160 km radius of Medicine Hat. 
A Visit from H. A. L. O. Dan Kammerer 2013-09-17 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 09, 2013
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Assistant Governor Mike Christie introduced RI District #5360 Governor Pat Killoran (and his wife Linda) and provided the Club with a brief summary. Pat is passionate about the International programs of Rotary. He was born in Toronto the eldest of 13 children, has been married to Linda for 44 years. Together they have three daughters and three grandsons.
District Governor Visit Dan Kammerer 2013-09-10 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 26, 2013
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With thanks to Keith for organizing and special Tour Guide Jen Kerslake from the College, Rotarians, Partners and Families toured the still under construction Trail. 
2013 MHC Trails and Trees Tour Dan Kammerer 2013-08-27 00:00:00Z 0
Always anticipated - hearing from new Rotarians... Dan Kammerer 2013-08-13 00:00:00Z 0
Engage Rotary Change Lives - Service Above Self Dan Kammerer 2013-08-06 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 29, 2013
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Smiling President Craig pictured with happy Winner Faye Giesbrecht receiving her $15,000 Stampede Raffle Jackpot winnings!
and the Winner is... Dan Kammerer 2013-07-30 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 22, 2013
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Rotary Meeting July 23, 2013
 
Guests: Hendrik STUUT, Kitt and Dieter BRAND
  
We had the official induction of the new board members:
Past President and incoming President exchanged presidential rotary pins.
Passing the Gavel... Dan Kammerer 2013-07-23 00:00:00Z 0
Meals and disasters Keith Walker 2013-07-16 00:00:00Z 0
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Ron Robinson, Director Emergency Management, City of Medicine Hat joined our Meeting today to discuss the recent Flooding Event.  He characterized what he does as Prevent ~ Mitigate ~ Review/Recover.
COMMUNITY UNITY Dan Kammerer 2013-07-09 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 10, 2013
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Meeting called to order by President Sharla Butler at 7:15 with stories of new pet ownership.  Good luck with that.  Singing also required some form of outside intervention but nothing was forthcoming.

A Time for Reflection... Dan Kammerer 2013-06-11 00:00:00Z 0
Fundraising Event Discussion - Part II Dan Kammerer 2013-05-14 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Apr 29, 2013
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Enactus, a worldwide organization committed to improving lives through entrepreneurship, action and the power of us. Enactus is considered to be one of the best leadership development programs in the world and tackles projects that have a triple bottom line – social, environmental and economic

ENACTUS ~ Medicine Hat College Dan Kammerer 2013-04-30 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Apr 22, 2013
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Carolyn Ferguson, Major Gifts Officer from The Rotary Foundation attended today to present on the work that the many ways the Rotary Foundation helps Rotarians do good in the world. 
END POLIO NOW! Dan Kammerer 2013-04-23 00:00:00Z 0
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Speaker – Amy Cran – Student at Connaught School

  • Spoke on the Me to We organization and how it has affected her and other students
  • Roots of organization the free the children movement preventing child slave like labour globally 
  • Was the creation of Craig Keilburger and focuses on students in grade 6 – 12 about making a difference in the world
  • About 20 kids at Connaught that are involved in various fundraising activities to make a difference in our community and beyond
Me to We ~ The Movement of our time... Dan Kammerer 2013-03-12 00:00:00Z 0
Finish the Fight ~ Spread the Word Dan Kammerer 2013-02-26 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Feb 18, 2013
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Rotary is 108 years old on February 23rd!  What an accomplishment.

A major effort in Rotary over the last 30 years has been the work on the Polio Plus program.  And what a success it has been.  To date, polio is 99% eradicated.  The remaining countries of Pakistan and Afghanistan carry the only reported cases of polio to date.  India has been polio-free for 2 years.  Amazing.  "We are this close" to ending polio.

THIS CLOSE... Dan Kammerer 2013-02-19 00:00:00Z 0
To Do Good in the World... Dan Kammerer 2012-12-18 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 19, 2012
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Nursing students gave a presentation on the research they completed for the MHC campus Trails and Trees path regarding purchasing and placing benches.  Students had the opportunity to work with Parkinson's Alberta Society to learn about physical restrictions experienced by people with disabilities.
Trails and Trees - UPDATE Dan Kammerer 2012-11-20 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 05, 2012
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Richard Gregory, the Coordinator/Instructor of the Social Work Program at the Medicine Hat College, spoke about The International Social Work Practicum that took place in Africa May 3 - July 5, 2012.  Eight social worker students from the college accompanied Richard to South Africa, Zambia, and Botswana for a full two months of enlightening experiences.
The International Social Work Practicum - Africa Dan Kammerer 2012-11-06 00:00:00Z 0
Teach a Mother ~ Save the World Dan Kammerer 2012-10-30 00:00:00Z 0
DG Fran comes for a Visit... Dan Kammerer 2012-10-23 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Oct 08, 2012
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Bonnie RW introduced our guest Naida Hyde.  Naida gave a slide presentation of her trip to Lesotho, Africa. Give the Children a Chance was the message.  For more information you can call Naida at 250-658-4474 or email her at ravenspirit@shaw.ca

Give the Children a Chance... Dan Kammerer 2012-10-09 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 17, 2012
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The Rotary World Help Network is a non-profit, registered charitable organization that coordinates the shipment of Educational, Humanitarian, and Medical supplies to countries in need.
 
This effort is made possible through the generous donation of materials, money, time, and transportation. Established in 1997, the Rotary World Help Network is operated by a board of directors made up of Rotarians from various member clubs in British Columbia.
Rotary World Help Network Dan Kammerer 2012-09-18 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 10, 2012
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Micheline Payne, Suicide Prevention Co-ordinator at Canadian Mental Health Association let the Club know that Medicine Hat is a highrisk area for suicide; 105 people died by suicide in our area in 2010 as compared to 103 in Calgary during the same time frame.  4/5 deaths by suicide involve males between the ages of 35 and 60.
It's Your Health Dan Kammerer 2012-09-11 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 27, 2012
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Our Guest Speaker was grade five student, Landon Scholly - a confident, intelligent, and polished speaker.  Landon attends Connaught School, and he belongs to the Kiwanis Kids Club, in which he has been treasurer for two years.
K Kids: Learning Leadership Through Service Dan Kammerer 2012-08-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 13, 2012
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After breakfast, Treasurer Brad I. was called to the podium to give us a “riveting” presentation of the June 2012 year end Financial Statements. For those Members unfortunately unable to attend, a copy of the Statements has been saved in the Club Documents section of our site.
Club Finances and other stuff... Dan Kammerer 2012-08-14 00:00:00Z 0
Sunrise Rotary/Stampede Raffle $15,000 Jackpot ~ and the WINNER is... Dan Kammerer 2012-07-28 00:00:00Z 0
Bowls NOT Balls, Peace Through Service & Turn 'er Loose Dan Kammerer 2012-07-01 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 25, 2012
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RYLA emphasizes leadership, citizenship and personal growth for youth.  Participants can be ages 14 to 30 years of age.  Our district has traditionally recruited youth between 16 and 18 years of age.  Team building, guest speakers, breakout session and group presentations.  The message being to make a difference in the world.  Guest Christy Pick, a RYLA senior Camp Counselor presented to the Club.

Developing Rotary Ambassadors Dan Kammerer 2012-06-26 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 18, 2012
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President Jace called our meeting to order and our guests were introduced.  Constable John Kennedy (Nova Scotia) and Petra Mauerhoff (Shortgrass Library CEO) were in attendance.

Constable Kennedy spoke to us about his Adopt a Library Literacy Program.  He described his work with inmates in Eastern Canada, the high illiteracy rate in that population and Canada in general.

The Importance or Literacy and Learning about new Members... Dan Kammerer 2012-06-19 00:00:00Z 0
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  • Clare reported that the scholarship for MHC has been approved and will be given in the fall.
  • The Outdoor Classroom project had a fundraising meeting last week.
  • The Dictionary project is looking good: all 3 school districts (PRRD, MHCBE and SD76) are on board.
A Time for Updates... Dan Kammerer 2012-06-05 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 28, 2012
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Milvia Bauman presented her Classification Talk, and gave us insight into her life journey. She was born in Italy, and came to Canada at age six.  From then, it was seventeen moves including cities in the US.
Gathering Experiences... Dan Kammerer 2012-05-29 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 21, 2012
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Darren Folkersen and Milvia Bauman look on as Membership Committee Chair April Ruzycki inducts them into the Sunrise Rotary Club - Congrats and Welcome!
New Member Inductions - May 2012 Dan Kammerer 2012-05-22 00:00:00Z 0
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Here goes...  Not too much to report today.
 
Jace called the meeting to order at 7:15am.  Coreen was the Cashier, and Caroline was the Newsletter/Greeter.  Clare was the Sergeant-at-arms, filling in for Bill.  There were no guests today.
 
The induction ceremony was postponed, due to the absence of one of the prospective inductees.
 
A little Rotary history... Dan Kammerer 2012-05-15 00:00:00Z 0
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Mel Deydey, Principal from St. Pat’s and Robin Sykes, project leader presented information regarding the history and scope of the St. Pat’s Outdoor classroom project.
An Outdoor Classroom Awaits... Dan Kammerer 2012-04-17 00:00:00Z 0
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The meeting started slightly late with slightly more people in attendance than was expected at the meeting during Easter week.

Guest speaker, Deanna Haysom, who is the Development Officer at Medicine Hat College, was welcomed and spoke to us on one of the Community Committee's suggested projects, the "Trail and Trees" initiative at the college.

Trails and Trees... Dan Kammerer 2012-04-10 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Feb 27, 2012
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President Jace started the meeting promptly, somewhere around 7:15am.

No guests were in attendance today, but a special presentation by one of our members, Kambi Heywood was given.  She spoke with obvious passion about a country that is very near and dear to her heart.

A Lifetime of stories... Dan Kammerer 2012-02-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Feb 06, 2012
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The focus of today's meeting was to review the strategic planning session held in November and facilitated by Karen Blewett (see details on ClubRunner).  The Agenda/activity consisted of:

 

  • Overview of strategic plan
  • Identify local initiatives
  • Prioritize the local initiatives
  • Decision making – who will do this and how?
  • Wrap up and next steps
A road map to the future... Dan Kammerer 2012-02-07 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jan 23, 2012
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Sandy McKay, long time Rotary Club of Medicine Hat Member and past District #5360 Governor delivers his Presentation on the importance and good work of The Rotary Foundation.  A copy of Sandy's speaking notes can be located in the Download Section of our Site (lower right). 
"To Do Good in the World" Dan Kammerer 2012-01-24 00:00:00Z 0
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Karen Blewett was scheduled to speak to us regarding the recent strategic planning meeting, but has unfortunately been ill.  We will, reschedule her for (hopefully) the business meeting in February.

My Passion. My World. My Rotary. Dan Kammerer 2012-01-17 00:00:00Z 0
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is always a great day at Rotary!  April Ruzycki introduced Fred Clark for his classification talk. Good job April.  Fred introduced himself by  showing his family bible with the first entry made in 1782…a long family history is listed.  Fred held a record at 16yrs old for the most consecutive # of golf holes played in one outing (122 holes).
Hearing from New Members... Dan Kammerer 2012-01-10 00:00:00Z 0
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President Jace call the meeting to order at or near the regular 7:15 AM start time.  Following a “Michael Buble” version of O’Canada and grace the breakfast order was determined by the Sargent-at-Arms, Bill Cooper.

MORE SCHOOLS, MORE LIBRARIES, and MORE SCHOOL SUPPLIES Dan Kammerer 2012-01-03 00:00:00Z 0
"Ease the Burden. Find a Cure." Dan Kammerer 2011-11-29 00:00:00Z 0
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Jace called the meeting to order promptly at 7:15am.  Guests today included our speaker, Mike Christie from the Community Foundation and Fred Clark. 

Mike spoke to us regarding the roles of The Community Foundation of Medicine Hat & Southeastern Alberta (CF) as having 3 main branches:  First to raise endowment funds, second to use those endowment funds in an investment pool and use the interest gained to make grants available, and third to develop community leadership.

Vital Signs and more... Dan Kammerer 2011-11-22 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 14, 2011
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Jace presented a slide show and video from his trip to Malawi in October. He visited the orphanage where the club sent money in the spring and was pleased when the students remembered him. The school goes to Grade 9, higher than most and is planning to add higher grades soon.
Malawi in October... Dan Kammerer 2011-11-15 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Nov 07, 2011
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Jace Anderson started the meeting promptly, maybe even early, saving a couple of souls from paying late fines.  Our guest today was Melissa Wannamaker from the Santa Claus Fund.

Melissa thanked us for our support and involvement over the past years with the Santa Claus Fund.  The organization has been around since 1982, and in those 29 years, has supported over 15 thousand families.  Last year alone, approximately 650 children were helped to have a more enjoyable Christmas. 

The Spirit of Giving Dan Kammerer 2011-11-08 00:00:00Z 0
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Keith introduced Carol Ann Cross-Roen to the group.  Carol Ann presented on the Sunrise Rotary Ride the Road to Reading program.  It is an incentive program, targeted for the Grade Four students, to encourage library use and reading.  Grade 4 is considered a crossroads in terms of library use; the hope is to capture these students so that they will become life-long users of the library. 
Sunrise Rotary - Ride the Road to Reading Program Dan Kammerer 2011-10-25 00:00:00Z 0
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Sean and the entire Entre-Corp Team along with their Sponsors did another awesome job of Hosting the Mayor's Breakfast for 2011 at Chinook Village in the Terrace Room on Tuesday, October 18.  Additional Event Photos can be located in the Photo Album/Journal section of our site.

2011 Mayor's Breakfast - Another Huge Success! Dan Kammerer 2011-10-18 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Sep 26, 2011
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This morning’s guest speaker was Marijana Anjcic from Saamis Immigration Services Association.  Saamis is a non-profit government assisted program that provides programs and services to new immigrants and refugees. 
Saamis Immigrant Services Association Dan Kammerer 2011-09-27 00:00:00Z 0
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President Jace called the meeting to order and introduced our guest speakers, Laurel Wood and Alynne Cruickshank from the Medicine Hat Youth Action Society.

MHYAS - for youth by youth... Dan Kammerer 2011-09-13 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Aug 29, 2011
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Our Guest Speaker was Lisa James from the Schizophrenia Society of Alberta. Lisa gave a very informative talk on the programs of the society. The Unsung hero Program, The family Support Program and The Partnership Program.

Schizophrenia Society of Alberta Dan Kammerer 2011-08-30 00:00:00Z 0
District #5360 Governor Mike French visits the Sunrise Club Dan Kammerer 2011-08-16 00:00:00Z 0
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Pictured are Sunrise Rotary Club President Jace Anderson (r) and Raffle Co-Chair Dan Kammerer (l) (Raffle Co-Chair Keith Walker not pictured) presenting the 2011 Stampede Raffle JACKPOT of $15,000 to Pat Volk shown here with his wife Jean and their 16 month old twins.  Pat, Jean and Family were on their way to Calgary for a Zoo visit and tell us they plan to use these funds for the many expenses related to raising a growing Family - CONGRATS & ALL THE BEST from the Sunrise RC! 
And the Winner is... Dan Kammerer 2011-08-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 29, 2011
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Blessed with outstanding weather, good crowds, a generous ticket buying public and an amazing group of committed enthusiastic volunteers, the 2011 Stampede Raffle  - $15,000 JACKPOT is sure to be another HUGE success!!  Watch for additional photos to be posted to the Photo Journal Section soon...Winner and final results to be announced when avaliable. 
2011 Stampede Raffle Dan Kammerer 2011-07-30 00:00:00Z 0
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Miss A Day/Meeting - Miss A Lot!

President Jace introduced Deborah Peters, Guest Speaker, who spoke to the club about Leadership. Deborah is the founder of Neuro Engineering Institute, an Institute for Change.  Deborah has a rich and varied background which includes consultations and customized programs for governments and large major corporations.    

Our Club has an AMAZING variety of Speakers... Dan Kammerer 2011-07-26 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 11, 2011
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Club Member Craig Elder was our speaker, and he spoke about the survey findings the Committee reviewed regarding our Club Legacy Project
Legacy Project 2.0 - UPDATE Dan Kammerer 2011-07-12 00:00:00Z 0
Happy New Year! Dan Kammerer 2011-07-01 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 27, 2011
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Medicine Hat & District Food Bank Executive Director Connie Matson joined our Meeting June 28 to tell us a little about what they accomplish on a regular basis.  The Food Bank has been in operation since 1992 and was started by the 5th Avenue United Church.  All individuals have an initial meeting with the food bank to assess their needs and also receive referrals to other support organizations in the community.

Addressing food insecurity - One client at a time... Dan Kammerer 2011-06-28 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 26, 2011
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Thanks to a hint from Kambi, we now know that the ClubRunner Mobile App is available for download! It is your key to connect to your ClubRunner website on the go! Completely free, this app will let you do what you need to run your club effectively while you're on the go.

ClubRunner Mobile App now available Dan Kammerer 2011-06-27 00:00:00Z 0
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Thanks to Mother Nature for the awesome weather, Bonnie and Varley for the use of their home and wonderful yard and Sharla for making all the necessary arrangements (and making it look so easy!) the inaugural President's BBQ & Annual Induction of Officers was time very well spent.
Passing of the Gavel! Dan Kammerer 2011-06-14 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 03, 2011
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A Star is Born!

Thanks to the efforts and support of many (including Jace's calves), more than $6,500 was raised in Medicine Hat alone for this very worthy cause!  Way to go President Elect Jace, you make us proud! 

 

Yes He Did - Walk a Mile in her Shoes! Dan Kammerer 2011-06-04 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jun 02, 2011
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RI President-elect Kalyan Banerjee will ask Rotarians to Reach Within to Embrace Humanity during the 2011-12 Rotary year. Banerjee unveiled the RI theme during the opening plenary session of the 2011 International Assembly, a training event for incoming district governors.

 

2011 - 12 Rotary Theme ~ Reach Within to Embrace Humanity~ Dan Kammerer 2011-06-03 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 30, 2011
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"To Do Good in the World"

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 (TRF Canada) Dan Kammerer 2011-05-31 00:00:00Z 0
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Karen Sudom spoke to our club about Autism Spectrum Disorder.  She herself sufers from the disability along with two of her children. It was an enlightening and informative presentation regarding the various aspects they expierience.

Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) Dan Kammerer 2011-05-24 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on May 16, 2011
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The May 17th meeting featured Bruce Hubbard (Kambi's father) presenting his very interesting slideshow and thoughts on "Sharing Haiti".

Sharing Haiti Dan Kammerer 2011-05-17 00:00:00Z 0
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President Gordon Wallsmith welcomed Christina Johnson, Regional Coordinator with the Sexual Assault Response Committee to our meeting.  Christina spoke about the upcoming “Walk a Mile in her Shoes” Event.  This is an International Men’s Walk and she challenged our incoming president, Jace Anderson, to join the walk, wearing appropriately fitted, but nonetheless, stylish red high-heeled shoes.

SARC Medicine Hat - "Walk A Mile In Her Shoes" Dan Kammerer 2011-05-10 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Mar 28, 2011
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EPIC (Encouraging Positive Informed Choices) is a new program designed by the Medicine Hat Police Service which builds on the Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program that was previously delivered in the schools. 

encouraging positive informed choices (epic program) Dan Kammerer 2011-03-29 00:00:00Z 0
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Aahhh - The luck of the Irish...

Yes, it was a St. Patty's Day theme this past Tuesday, and the little leprechauns showed up to make sure everyone steered clear of the pot of gold...

A wee bit o' Fun! Dan Kammerer 2011-03-15 00:00:00Z 0
You know Les...That guy kinda looks like JACE?!? Dan Kammerer 2011-03-08 00:00:00Z 0
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Leigh Lavigne of the inaugural Shakespeare in the Park Committee visited the Club Feb 15th to let everyone know that in partnership with the Firehall Theatre, they will be hosting a Shakespearean festival in Memorial Park. This event with coincide with JazzFest scheduled between June 21 and 25. Plays such as Hamlet and Much Ado About Nothing are planned for the event.

"To be, or not to be..." Dan Kammerer 2011-02-15 00:00:00Z 0
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Jace is going on a Mission to Malawi Africa on March 20.  He plans to visit 3 Orphanages in this very poor land locked African Country and find out what these organizations need most to sustain their work - we can't think of a more humanitarian gesture!

Jace's BIG Adventure Dan Kammerer 2011-02-08 00:00:00Z 0
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Sue Masterman, International Committee Chair gave a comprehensive overview of the Mexican Fiesta being held Saturday, March 5, 2011 at the Medicine Hat Lodge. A wide variety of Mexican food, entertainment and FUN will be available.

VIVA Mexico! Dan Kammerer 2011-01-25 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jan 17, 2011
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Our very own Glen Christensen presented on the Rotary Foundation (TRF).  He highlighted a video on the RI website that features a very important project that has been completed by Rotary Clubs in India and Medicine Hat.  One notable achievement outlined by Glen is that over the 10 yr history of the Sunrise RC, we have contributed more than $33,000!
A Day with The Rotary Foundation Dan Kammerer 2011-01-18 00:00:00Z 0
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Happy New Year All!

January 4th & January 11th Meetings were an excellent opportunity to learn a bit more about a couple of our newest Members.

2 of the 3 newest Wise Men Dan Kammerer 2011-01-17 00:00:00Z 0
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The four Rotary Clubs of Medicine Hat enjoyed a great evening of fellowship, entertainment and camaraderie at the South Side Events Centre December 16.  A "mountain" of goodies for our adopted family through the Phoenix Safe House not too mention another generous supply of mitts, scarves and PJ's for a warm Christmas, made this the start of hopefully an annual event. 
Rotary Fellowship at it's Finest! Dan Kammerer 2010-12-16 00:00:00Z 0
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Once again expertly arranged by Sharla, the Gift Exchange remains very popular!  The most sought after gift most definitely was April’s (mobile phone) and Brad was the most fortunate, he received two gifts, one being the gift that will keep on giving year after year, the coveted tea pot (outstanding example of modern ceramic giftware!). The main event was a fight for a flower vase. The undisputed light weight champion of that special vase was Coreen.

2010 "Eco-Friendly" Gift Exchange Dan Kammerer 2010-12-14 00:00:00Z 0
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Zakk Morrison currently coordinates the Be Fit for Life Centre and Alberta Sport Development Centre – Southeast Alberta.  Zakk spoke to our group about the Alberta Sport Development Centre.

 

The goal of the Centre is to assist emerging athletes within Medicine Hat and S.E. Alberta reach the next level of competition by providing sports science including nutrition and positive self imagery.

Be Fit for Life - Alberta Sport Development Centre Dan Kammerer 2010-11-30 00:00:00Z 0
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Rotary International District #5360 Governor Al Bergsma and his Wife Shirley along with Assistant Governor Sharon Price and Club President Gord Wallsmith are shown here during the DG's visit to our Club November 16, 2010

District Governor Al Bergsma Visits Sunrise RC Dan Kammerer 2010-11-16 00:00:00Z 0
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President Gordon called the meeting to order and introduced our guest speaker Mary DeWolfe, Resource Development Coordinator, Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter.  Mary provided an overview of the services provided by the Medicine Hat Women’s Shelter including the Phoenix Safe House, Musasa House, and the Christmas Wish Book. Approximately 83% of the operating budget comes from the provincial government with the rest from grants. The 10 units are always full. There is a need to expand programs especially for Youth at Risk (those exposed to violence in the home, those trying to find their identity in the community).

Making a Difference...One Person, One Family at a Time Dan Kammerer 2010-10-19 00:00:00Z 0
An interesting Quote... Dan Kammerer 2010-05-29 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 23, 2009
It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.
Here's Another - Who Said It? Dan Kammerer 2009-07-24 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 23, 2009
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.
Here's A Quote - Who Said It? Dan Kammerer 2009-07-24 00:00:00Z 0
Posted by Dan Kammerer on Jul 23, 2009
I am of the opinion that my life belongs to the community, and as long as I live, it is my privilege to do for it whatever I can.
Here's a Thought - Who Said It? Dan Kammerer 2009-07-24 00:00:00Z 0
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I’m writing to thank each of you for the role you played in the PACE Rotary 2012 Mexican School Playhouse Raffle Project. Thanks to you, PACE Rotary raised a little over $3,560 that will go in part towards the Sunrise Rotary Mexican Schools Project and in part towards other local projects of the PACE Rotary club.
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We Hope Everyone can Come! Dan Kammerer 0
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ANOTHER hugely successful Event came and went last Friday - While more pics are on the way, please take a moment to view what we have so far under the JOURNALS section of our site...Another Sunrise RC job very well done!
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Gem and Dr. Tanyss Munro presented today about their experiences teaching in Bangladesh.  Gem is a writer and artist who has also spent many decades working to improve opportunities for disadvantaged people across Canada and abroad.  Together with Dr. Tanyss Munro, they are devoted themselves to improving educational opportunities for marginalized communities and people across Canada and abroad.

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Our guest speaker today was Debbie Dollimont of the Canadian Mental Health Association - a national not for profit agency. She spoke on what the local office does - covers SE region of Alberta. 
They have many services available. Some of which include:

  • Education through schools promoting Mental Health including Suicide prevention
  • Presentations to businesses
  • Sexual assault program - have a local coordinator
  • Grief counseling · Road to WOW - new, relapse cases, etc - 12 week program, runs continuous throughout year.  
  • Acts as an advocacy on social issues
  • They receive a lot of their funding from proceeds of "The Post" – used mainly for the schools programs.
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We were fortunate to be joined by Shelley Acheson who told us a little about their upcoming Event in support of The Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.  Shelley let us know that the Race to End Breast Cancer is a 3km, 5km, 10km, run or walk taking place this year on October 3, 2010 at Strathcona Park.  The Race starts at 11:00am.  Register for the event on line at www.bustinloose.ca/index.html  or call Shelly at 403-527-5899 for more info. Register now and start collecting your pledges.

Bustin’ Loose Race to End Breast Cancer Dan Kammerer 0
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The September 7th Business Meeting Recap has been posted to the Club Documents section of our Site for your review and consideration.
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Sharla's program was on office ergonomics and back care for backpack carriers.  She began the program by letting us know that although improper use of backpack's is resulting in many problems for youngsters, it does keep her and April in business!

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An Opportunity for Fellowship... Dan Kammerer 0
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The August 3rd Business Meeting Recap has been posted to the Club Documents section of our Site for your review and consideration.
August 03 Business Meeting Recap Dan Kammerer 0
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Betty McDonald is seen here receiving her $15,000 Stampede JACKPOT Grand Prize from Sunrise Rotary Club President Elect Jace Anderson - no word yet on what big plans Betty has for the cash - Congratulations Betty!  and a job well done to all who participated and helped out!!
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CONGRATULATIONS 

Karen and Sean Blewett!!

Cordelia Lyn Blewett - Born July 27th - 6 pounds 1 ounce.

...Daddy's little Girl already - we wish Mom and the little one well!
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A Rotarian in Training! Dan Kammerer 0
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Committee Chair Corrie Stolz presents a recap of the work completed by the Committee to date at the July 20, 2010 Club Meeting.  The Legacy Project Committee also includes Renee, Gerry & Karen.
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The World Health Organization and UNICEF cohosted a meeting with Rotary International and other stakeholders in Geneva on 18 June to launch the Global Polio Eradication Initiative (GPEI) Strategic Plan 2010-12.  President Gord arranged for the showing of the Oscar Nominated video http://www.thefinalinch.org/ during the Meeting.

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Our first meeting under new President Gord Wallsmith started with work!  No guests were present.  Cashier was Terry Cooper, and Greeter/Newsletter was Sharla Butler.

Business Meeting - July 6, 2010 - The Meeting Recap has been posted under the Club Documents Section of our site.

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At a first of it's kind celebration of Rotary held June 28, 2010, All four Medicine Hat Rotary Clubs joined together in fellowship and to induct a new slate of Club Officers and Directors.  Here, incoming President Gordon Wallsmith receives his President's Pin from outgoing President Sean Blewett.  Thanks for a great year Sean, you did your Club Proud!                                         

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Glen Christensen recently attended the District Seminar on the pilot project taking place in D. #5360 and presented a report on the new Rotary Funding model to the Club.  You can also refer to our website for more details using the link The Rotary Foundation - A Future Vision under the Download Section.

TRF Funding Model & District Designated Funds Dan Kammerer 0
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Shirley Jago from the Canadian Paraplegic Association provided the club with a power point presentation about accessibility for the disabled in our community.  Her presentation was based on a universal design concept that suggests all people including the disabled should be "welcome to the space".

Accessibility for the disabled in our Community Dan Kammerer 0
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Maeghan & Leslie Jerry along with Jeff MacFarlane (Leslie & Jeff are Members of the Medicine Hat Club) presented information about the Long Term Rotary Youth Exchange Program.  It is a year long exchange, where candidates apply and are interviewed.  About 23 countries are involved, and are mainly European.  Host families are required for the successful candidates, and Jeff relayed his experience as a host "parent".
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The Public Library reps (John Weatherhead, Rachel Sargeant-Jenkins & Karen Cunningham) came to discuss their needs and wants regarding the Renovation and Rejuvenation of the Medicine Hat Public Library Theatre.  It is the largest public library in SE AB, and over 200,000 people come into the building yearly.  The Library provides free internet access, as well as print, audio, visual and digital resources.
Medicine Hat Public Library - June 8, 2010 Dan Kammerer 0
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The June 1st Business Meeting Recap has been posted to the Club Documents section of our Site for your review and consideration.
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As the Speaker/Program for the day was unfortunately unable to attend, Dan agreed to provide an update on the activities and the initiatives of the Medicine Hat & District Health Foundation.
May 18 - Short Notice Pinch Hitter Dan Kammerer 0
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The group viewed a video presentation produced by a collaboration of the Canadian Ski Patrol and the Canadian Avalanche Centre - Canada's National Public Safety Organization.  The video focused on avalanches and their destructive force.  The average age of a person killed in an avalanche is in their mid twenties!

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Laurel Wood, Youth Wellness Centre Coordinator gave us a very informative presentation about the Medicine Hat Youth Action Society.

The youth drop in centre is located at 524 third St. S.E. Medicine Hat, AB. It is available to youth ages from 11 to 17.  It is a charitable organization. Their purpose is to support youth through different activities that they help plan. Activities such as dance, sports, air hockey, foose ball are just to name a few.
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The May 4th Meeting Recap has been posted to the Club Documents section of our Site for your review and consideration.
May 4, 2010 - Business Meeting Dan Kammerer 0
Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta Dan Kammerer 0
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Minutes for the above noted Meeting are now available in the Club Documents section of our Site.
April 6, 2010 Business Meeting Dan Kammerer 0
Economic Development Alliance of Southeast Alberta Dan Kammerer 0
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The March 30th Board Meeting Minutes have been posted to the website under the Club Documents section - please take a peek when you have a chance.
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We were very fortunate to be joined by members of the Praxis Science Network Team namely Past President Gary McFarlane, Interim Regional Executive Director Patty Rooks & new Regional Executive Director Alannah Maurer.

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Sean introduced Charter President Larry Johnson who did his classification talk and a brief historical overview of the Sunrise Rotary Club.  
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The March 2nd Business Meeting Minutes have been posted to the website under the Club Documents section - please take a peek when you have a chance.
March 2 - Business Meeting Dan Kammerer 0
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The Photos are IN - you can check them out in the Photo Journal area of our site - Enjoy!
2009 VIVA Las Vegas! Dan Kammerer 0
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Hosts Les and Andrea watch on during the Festivities.  You can view additional pix of the Event in the Photo Journal section of our site...
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President Andrea Seiler of the PACE Rotray Club visited today to let us know how things are going with their Club and about their upcoming CHARTER NIGHT.

A Visit from PACE Dan Kammerer 0
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The Program scheduled for today (AND the back up Program!) were both unable to make it so on very short notice, our resident travel Expert Renee Herman provided the Club an excellent opportunity for some FREE travel industry advice.
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Bonnie Rude-Weisman introduced our Guest Speaker Loretta Brost who gave us a Classification Talk.  Personal info – from Prince Albert originally, went to MH College, married for six years, has four boys, became new grandparents last year.

               

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The Meeting Minutes from the February 2, 2010 Business Meeting have been posted to our site under the Club Documents Section - please take the opportunity to review when you have a chance.
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Sean posed a number of questions to the Club to generate discussion.

  • Do we want to look at more fundraising initiatives to support a legacy project?  
  • How might we improve our current fundraising efforts - (mentioned that other clubs do year round fund raising such as bingo, $100 raffle tickets, motorcycle raffle, recycle drive etc.)
  • What might we consider to raise more funds?
The Club - Fundraising Discussion Dan Kammerer 0
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Sean posed a number of questions to the Club to generate discussion.

  • Do we want to look at more fundraising initiatives to support a legacy project?  
  • How might we improve our current fundraising efforts - (mentioned that other clubs do year round fund raising such as bingo, $100 raffle tickets, motorcycle raffle, recycle drive etc.)
  • What might we consider to raise more funds?
The Club - Fundraising Discussion Dan Kammerer 0
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Richard Gregory from Social Work International Practicum Program at the Medicine Hat College, provided a very informative update on this groups international social work practicum in Africa.  Prior to going on  the trip this group raised $2250 from Sunrise Rotary, Medicine Hat Rotary and the Brooks Rotary Club.
United Church of Zambia Mission Dan Kammerer 0
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We had a special visitor (Bill Wilson) who gave us an entertaining presentation on Christmas perspectives from many other cultures.

A Gift Exchange to Remember... Dan Kammerer 0
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Sue provided a number of updates of our upcoming annual dinner this year being presented in partnership with the PACE Rotary Club.
International Dinner - Update Dan Kammerer 0
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The Meeting Minutes from the January 5, 2010 Business Meeting have been posted to our site under the Club Documents Section - please take the opportunity to review when you have a chance.
Business Meeting - Jan 5, 2010 Dan Kammerer 0
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Chris Christie, Executive Director of the McMan Youth, Family and Community Service Association, Southeast Region attended this Meeting to provide our Club with a couple of updates.
November 10th - A Visit from McMan Dan Kammerer 0
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Julia is the CEO of the Shortgrass Library System.  She is also busy with many boards, including Treasurer of the Library Assoc. of Alberta, Chairperson with Redi Enterprises, and a member of the Riverside Book club and Monday at the Movies Committee.

Julia Reinhart - Classification Talk Dan Kammerer 0
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Ticket sales are coming along, but slowly.  Members are reminded that the volunteer sheet is on ClubRunner, and is updated in real time.  You are encouraged to please sign up for a volunteer position as this is a labor intensive fund raising project.

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President Sean called the meeting to order and introduced his wife and presenter, Karen, to speak on World Community Service.  Karen is a member of the Medicine Hat Club and sits on the District WCS Committee.  (and don't tell anyone but October 13th is her Birthday!)

 

 

World Community Service and District 5360 Dan Kammerer 0
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Date: October 6, 2009
Cashier: Danny Koch
Greeter: April - Keith
Program: Business Meeting
Guests: None
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Marshall Garlock gave the Club a presentation on his Short Term Exchange Trip to Belgium. Marshall stayed with a family in Belgium (Mom, Dad, and two Sons). Marshal was sure to tell us that Belgium is known for its Chocolate, Waffles and French Fries!
 
 
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Graham Skjenna was our guest speaker. He gave us a first hand talk about West Nile Virus and how it can completely change your life. Graham contracted the virus 7 years ago. At that time he was an avid Marathon runner and ran 10 km/day.
Not just a pesky bite! Dan Kammerer 0
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Date: September 8, 2009
Cashier: Danny Koch
Greeter: Craig Elder
Program: Business Meeting
Guests: None
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Two students that our Club sponsored to attended the Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp hosted by the local Community Futures - Entre Corp Office held at Eagles Nest Ranch August 16 - 22 spoke about their experiences.
Sunrise Rotary Supports Youth! Dan Kammerer 0
Mayor's Breakfast Dan Kammerer 0
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The Club received 2 Presentations - First was Coreen on our Short Term Youth Exchange Student Marshall & the second was Bill on the upcoming Club Fundraiser VIVA Las Vegas!
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Introduced by Assistant Governor Dick Bide, District Governor Steve Allan began only the second Club visit of his tenure (he visited the MH Club on Monday & of course, has many more to go!)
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...Making A Difference One Child At a Time... 

We were very fortunate to be joined by Bob Davisson, President of Lifeline Haiti - a non profit group passionate about helping children in one of the poorest countries in the world.

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Dan reviewed the Sunrise website, outlining the specific links to officers, speakers, programs, news and upcoming events.  All information on the site is public, except for personal information and the email message centre, etc.  It outlines Rotary links, Club links, & Site pages.  

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Date:            Aug 4/09

Cashier:      Bill Lloyd

Greeter:      Kambi Heywood

Program:    Business Meeting

Guests:        None

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Theresa gave a great presentation about herself, her career and family.  Theresa has a degree in Education, and is the Manager of Special Features and Marketing Director for the Medicine Hat News.  Her responsibilities are three-fold:  overseeing publications and managing both the "Newspapers in Education" program and community development.  
Theresa Hardiker - Classification Talk Dan Kammerer 0
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Incoming President Sean Blewett accepts the Gavel from outgoing Club President Renee Herman at a ceremony including Rotary District 5360 Assistant Governors Dick Bide & Sharon Price.
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Myrna Stark representing the McMan Youth, Family and Community Service Association in Medicine Hat gave the Club an update on where things are at with respect to the possibility of a Detox/Treatment Centre being planned for Medicine Hat.  McMan has assumed the lead role in determining the viability & sustainability of this project.  As this was a Legacy Project identified and partially driven by our Club, the update was timely, interesting and informative.
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After receiving a multi year offer from Bill at a salary I simply couldn't refuse, I have agreed to take over updating our Club's website.  You will notice that the format & look has changed a bit and hopefully that new content is added from time to time.  You should look forward to receiving the Club eBulletin approximately monthly updating all members on the happenings with the Sunrise Rotary Club.

A New Rotary Year - A New Look Dan Kammerer 0
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ClubRunner is a database-backed membership communication tool. Accessible by all club members, it allows you to communicate much more effectively, as well as saves you valuable time. Online registrations for events and volunteer activities, automatic email services, and an integrated e-Bulletin, among other features, makes it easy to promote your club's activities.
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