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Lizzy Walsten-Puerto Vallarta
Rhonda Mcammond-Cayo Coco
Brandon Woods- Puerto Plata
Jeff Dingwall- Banff
Leanne Kerr- Phoenix 
Tiffany Hall- Punta Cana
Marie Lundin-Cayo Santa Maria
Barb Jackson- Victoria
Wayne Fehr-Niagara Falls
Caroline Armstrong/Linda Nelson- Varadero
 
Congratulations to all the winners and thank you to all who purchased tickets. All profits from the Dream Vacation draw are used to support local projects in Kenora and the Lake of Woods area
President Ron presents a cheque for $500 to Tammy Hanstead for Therapeutic Paws of Canada. This will help bring two directors to Kenora to certify therapeutic dogs in our area.
Nutrition on Weekend (NOW) volunteers show off the $870 cheque for program from Debbie's Greenhouse.Coupled with a
cheque in early December Debbie's Greenhouse donated $2320 from its Winter Wonderland gifting tree, Santa photos
and summer dunk tank.The NOW program is packing 175-180 bags weekly for students needing accessing to nutrition on weekends.
Doug Johnson saved lots of Rotary clippings and pictures thru the years.Doug is gone but his impact is still felt. Here is a picture from the 2001 100% Attendance meeting. Keith Nelson was club president that year. In the past , one of the traditions was to take a club picture during the summer of all members. Do you recognize anyone?
Check out all the photos of the Rotary Family New Years Eve  in photo album.
The club wishes to acknowledge A&W, who supplied some food, New Horizons center who allowed us to cook and prepare hot dogs, and Chad Gropp who allowed us to us his confectionary and equipment, Our Kenora club is more successful due to partnering with others. About 200 plus people participated in this annual event.
A donation of $12,353.78 by the Rotary Club of Kenora was made to help in the purchase of new picnic tables, benches, and garbage receptacles for the Rotary Splash Park and the new playground area at Norman Park. 
On hand for the presentation in -29C weather we’re several Rotarians, city staff, city councillors, Mayor Poirier, and most importantly, children!
This donation represents the final donation of the $630,000 raised by Rotary through local donations and fundraisers, and including $150,000 from the Trillium Foundation.
The Rotary Splash Park was opened July 2019.
The Nutrition on Weekends (NOW) Kenora program was recipient of a generous donation of $500 from OPSEU local 712 (MNRF). Lloyd Mack, outgoing co-chair of the program, accepted the cheque from Jessy Malone-Daniher and Darren Ellery.
A great time was had by all at this year's Rotary Christmas Party at Debbie's Greenhouse. Check out all the photos in Christmas 2022 Photo Album
Vince and Debbie  make a presentation to the Rotary NOW Program. A cheque for $1450 was presented to club  President Ron along with NOW co-chair Lloyd Mack and Jim Corbett. Money was raised by different efforts thruout the past year including selling some Christmas ornaments. Thank you Vince and Debbie for your continued support
Special thanks to Century 21 Northern Choice Realty for again organizing a Christmas photo shoot in support of the Nutrition On Weekend Program.Photographer Lynsey Kapera donated her skills as did Brigette Burt McDougall for the Christmas set up. This event does not happen with out all the volunteers from Century 21.
The event raised a record $5000 for NOW. L to R Kristie Cavanagh, Lloyd Mack, Stacy Szajewski, Susan LeMay, Stacy  and Ian Filips
Rotary Club of Kenora again supports the Salvation Army Miracle Marathon by presenting a $1000 cheque.Club president Ron presents the cheque to Sandra Poole(also a Rotarian)
The Rotary Foundation transforms your gifts into projects that change lives both close to home and around the world. As the charitable arm of Rotary, we tap into a global network of Rotarians who invest their time, money, and expertise into our priorities, such as eradicating polio and promoting peace. Foundation grants empower Rotarians to approach challenges such as poverty, illiteracy, and malnutrition with sustainable solutions that leave a lasting impact......
Incoming president Ron Malashewski presents past president Sheelagh Reid her award as a thank you for her presidential year 2020-2021
Deb and Gord LeMaistre have been awarded the 2022 Rotary International Donald MacRae Peace award. This is one of the highest honours that RI bestows. Deb and Gord were selected for their decade plusservice with the Ripple Effect  During that time they have raised more than a million dollars, built over 100 schools and provided scholarships for students in need. 
Rotary Club of Kenora President Ron Malashewski receives a certificate of recognition from DG Fred Wright on behalf of Rotary International recognizing our Club’s outstanding efforts in raising money to eliminate Polio. All of our contributions are matched 2to1 by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Thanks to Polio Walk Committee for organizing a polio walk and scavenger hunt in Kenora to raise awareness that the polio virus is still present in a few countries. Organizers and participants all had a fun day.
The Rotary Club of Kenora again partnered with the local chapter of Special Olympics of Ontario with the Rotary Lucky Duck Race.Another sell out year. A cheque presentation was made for $10 641.00 at the local bowling nite. Partnerships....where would we be with out partners?

Kenora Ontario on Sunday October 23, 2022 — Rotary and Interact members in Kenora are taking action on World Polio Day to raise awareness, funds, and support to end polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that still threatens children in parts of the world today.

WHAT: A Fun Walk and Scavenger Hunt to end polio. Bring your family and friends to join us. Scavenger hunt and clues are appropriate for All ages.

One Day. One Focus. Your Way.

WHO: Local Rotarians and members of the Interact Club are asking family, friends, colleagues and supporters to help continue the effort and join us.

WHEN: Sunday October 23 at 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

WHERE: At the Kenora Harbourfront in the green space on Lakeview Drive.

How: Register. Please text 807-466-1034 or email darciacurtis@hotmail.com

Donations are being accepted

Purchase an End Polio Now cookie for $5.00. Compliments of Lana’s Kitchen.

Donate at Raise for Rotary

Welcome to Our Club!
Kenora

"Service Above Self"

We meet In Person
Mondays at 12:00 PM
Kenora Recreation Centre - Rotary Room
18 Mike Richards Way
Kenora, ON P9N 1L2
Canada
Meetings are held the 2nd and 4th Mondays of each month. Please check the website for more information.

Mailing Address:

Rotary Club of Kenora

P.O. Box 164

KENORA, ON P9N 3X3

 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Past President
Corresponding Secretary
Treasurer
Membership Director
Rotary Foundation Chair
Service Projects Co-Director
Service Projects Co-Director
Public Relations Director
Youth Services Director
Club Service Director
International Service Director
Community Service Director
Recording Secretary
Harassment Officer
 
 
Upcoming Events
Meeting Notices
World Community Service Committee Meeting
Feb 09, 2023 7:00 PM
World Community Service Committee Meeting via Zoom 7pm-8pm
Peter Kirby
Feb 13, 2023 12:00 PM
Kenora Supports Ukraine
TBC
Mar 13, 2023 12:00 PM
TBC
TBC
Mar 27, 2023 12:00 PM
No Meeting
Apr 10, 2023
Easter Monday
Rotary Club of Kenora Grant Recipients

This is a PARTIAL List of those who have benefited from donations from the Rotary Club of Kenora:

 
 
 
Kenora Rotary Splash Park

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