Rotary Club of
Red Deer


Red Deer

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:00 PM
Pidherney Curling Centre
4725-43 Street
Red Deer, AB  T4N 6Z3
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Liberian nurse fights for peace

A nurse fights for peaceIn a nation once wracked by civil war, Liberian Rotarian Elizabeth Sele Mulbah has spent much of her life leading efforts for peace and reconciliation.A past president (2011-12) of the Rotary Club of Sinkor, Mulbah has a remarkable

Rotaract: 50 years of changing lives

50 years ago, the first Rotaract club was formed to give young adults a place to connect and take action for good. Rotaract members from each decade share what the program was like and how it shaped their

Rotary women celebrated for changing lives

World Bank and Rotary International celebrate International Women’s

Nowhere to turn

As thousands of refugees streamed into Berlin, they strained the health care system. Rotarian and physician Pia Skarabis-Querfeld spent the last three years building a network of volunteer doctors to help those in

5 things you might not know about ending polio

The road to eradicating polio has been a long and difficult one, with Rotary leading the fight since 1985. Going from nearly 350,000 cases in 1988 to just 10 so far this year has required time, money, dedication, and innovation from thousands of people who are working to end the

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All four Rotary Clubs of Red Deer and Rotaract have teamed up to help create awareness and raise funds for a worldwide disaster relief program.

ShelterBox is an emergency disaster relief program that provides immediate shelter and the essential tools and materials needed by those around the world made homeless by natural disasters or conflict.   


Dr. Bob Lampard has a full page article in the latest edition of Rotary Canada! A sample of his article is included under Read More to read the full article check out the July issue of Rotary Canada
We celebrated some exciting news from our Rotary Employment Partnership with Red Deer College and Andrea Liptek sharing as alumnus of our Rotary Youth Exchange program. To top it off we heard from Cassidy, our outbound exchange student for 2017/18 before she heads out to Belgium. Thank you to all who made today possible!
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Today we are investing $32,000 through our Career Opportunity Fund! Sixteen students will receive $2000 each based on financial need, academic standing, volunteer activities and acceptance into a Post Secondary institution. Congratulations to each of our students!
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Thank you to the Olds College team for joining us today to share about what is happening with you in our region and your plans to future proof the college!
Lynne Paradis did a presentation to the combined Rotary Clubs of Jakarta, Indonesia in December.  She shared the Literacy Alive project with the the Indonesians who have taken an interest in possible future literacy developments projects in Indonesia.  A contingent of Rotoractors and Rotary youth exchange students with interests in literacy improvement joined in the presentation.  Three banners were presented to our Club which were received by President  Iaian at the January 2017 meeting.
The Rotary Club of Red Deer has made a valuable commitment to Central Alberta youth struggling with mental health issues. Proceeds from the Black Tie Bingo have been donated to Family Services of Central Alberta to support the “Healthy Kids” program.
Executive Director Judy Scott accepted the donation on behalf of Family Services and offered Rotarians information about the program they’re funding.
For more and to view a video please click here
At Our Annual Christmas Luncheon We gave a $2,000 gift to the following hard working local Charities;
Red Deer Christmas Bureau society: Update and cheque received by Patty Koch
Red Deer Food Bank society:  Update and cheque received by Fred Scafe 
Safe Harbour society:  Update and cheque received by Trisha Haggerty Roberts
Central AB Women's Emergency Shelter:  Update and cheque received by Ian Wheeliker
Salvation Army:  Update and cheque received by Dena Dokhifoh
Today President Dean Williams gave a speech about his year as President and then passed the Gavel to Iaian Park.
Ever wonder what the youth of today will bring to the world? Aspen Heights School is modeling some innovative new ways of looking at education through their MicroSociety. Curious to learn more? click here
Game 7 in Red Deer Rebels playoff's meant big crowds and a big record breaking 50/50 haul for the hard working local Rotarians, total was $37,220 meaning a payout of $18,610!
Karen Vavrek The Director of Regional Operations for the Junior Achievement Program can to speak to Rotary on Monday
To download her presentation click here
A  thanks to Lynn Paradis for sharing the great success of this program. What a story of hope! 
Interested in being involved in creating better futures for Belize? Get in touch with us 
This young man is a Belizean High School Student that the Red Deer Rotary club supports with $500 US per year scholarship through the World Community Service program. We will be receiving a letter and his first semester mid-term grades in November.
We have recently received the letter and mid-term grades click here to read them
From Jack Barnes, Scholarship Committee, Rotary Club of San Ignacio, Belize​.
The Red Deer Rotary Club sponsored Water School  (H2O) project recently received the prestigious STARS Foundation Impact Award.  The Award for improving water, sanitation and hygiene, carried with it a cheque for $100,000.
The Red Deer Rotary Club sponsored Water School  (H2O) project recently received the prestigious STARS Foundation Impact Award.  The Award for improving water, sanitation and hygiene, carried with it a cheque for $100,000. - See more at:
Upcoming Speakers
Joel Ward - RDC President
Mar 19, 2018
RDC moving down the path to University status
Stuart Cullum
Mar 26, 2018
President of Olds College
Jim Taylor
Apr 09, 2018
Why your “People Problems” are Not the Problem
Darcy Mykytyshyn
Apr 16, 2018
Legacy 100 Committee Project Update for the Club
Leanne Bertram
Apr 23, 2018
insight into the whole world of recycling
Amy Komarniski + ?
Apr 30, 2018
Vocational Talk
Past Speakers
Lynne Paradis
Mar 12, 2018
Paul Harris presentation in honor of Margaretrose Williams and an overview of Literacy Alive
Club Executive
President Elect
Past President
Greeters and Setup
International Service
World Community Service
Fundraising - Rebels 50/50
Sergeant At Arms
Website Coordinator
Public Relations
Community Investment
Citizen of the Year Spring Gala
Rotary RDC Seniors Concert
Club Historian
Black Tie Bingo
Guest Speaker Coordinator