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"Therefore, be it Resolved That I, Mayor Daniel Reynard, of the City of Kenora, do hereby proclaim October 24, 2021 as “World Polio Day” in the City of Kenora and encourage all citizens to join Council and Rotary International in the fight for a polio-free world.
 
WALK AND SCAVENGER HUNT FOR POLIO!
 
ONE DAY YOUR WAY - OCTOBER 24th
 
In Person or Virtually
To Register for the Scavenger Hunt go to: Scavenger Hunt Registration Form
 
To Pay for the Scavenger Hunt and/or Donate to the Polio Fundraiser go to: Raise For Rotary (Polio) Kenora
 

“We are almost there!! We must continue the effort to fulfill a promise to all children for a polio free world”

Join in a virtual /in person Walk for Polio and virtual/in person scavenger hunt event at the harbourfront. 

Register your team name & members for the scavenger hunt at: Scavenger Hunt Registration Form  $25.00/person, under 11 free

and pay your registration and/or donate at: Raise for Rotary (Polio) Kenora

Rotarians met Oct 5th to clean up our 5 km stretch of adopted highway by the Longbow turnoff. Seemed like less garbage than normal was picked up this year. Later that evening was a pizza fellowship at Ristorante Pizzeria. Looking after the  enviroment is an avenue of service Thanks to Gary Williams for organizing the event.
About a dozen Rotarians joined the walk from from former site of C J Residential School to the cemetery as part of  the first National Truth and Reconciliation Day in honour of our children
Sheelagh Reid, President of the Rotary Club of Kenora presents a cheque from the Rotary Club
to Maryanne Nilson, chair of the Carillon Bells initiative at St Albans Cathedral
Tim Horton's Smile Cookie Program will donate entire $1.00 for each cookie sold to Triple Play.The NOW program added a Smile Cookie to each student's bag this week as an extra treat for their weekend snack.The Tim Horton goal this year is to raise more than the  $9000 that was raised the previous year.
 
September 8 was the first day back for the volunteers that pack for the Nutrition on Weekends program(NOW). The program was set up to further enhance the daily school snack programs  for students by offering healthy snacks on weekends. If anyone is interested in helping, the volunteers meet every Wednesday at 4:30 at the NWHU. For more information please contact Rotarians Lloyd Mack or Stacy Szajewski

 Darcia Curtis the organizer of a quick Covid Survivor game with Winner Keith Nelson and Kenora Rotary president Sheelagh Reid. Keith took home  $240.00. The  fund raiser added $600 to the construction of the Rotary Peace Park,Thank you Darcia
 
A $500 cheque presentation from the Rotary Club of Kenora, presented by Ron Malashewski to Ruth Girard for the Sunset Country Handbell Ringers. The money will go towards the purchase of additional music books and binders required due to the social distancing rules that the pandemic has brought on.
 
The Kenora Rotary Club and the Special Olympics partnered this year for another successful Lucky Duck Race.The Duck Race was held on Sunday at 11:00 am in Safety Bay in  front of Husky the Musky. The profits go towards supporting the Special Olympics and Rotary Programs here in Kenora. Thank you to all who purchased tickets and congratulations to all the lucky winners listed below. 
 
Duck #$ Amount      Winner's Names
435$1,500.00      Deanna Einarson
732$500       Lorrainne Saurette
1116$400       Lucille Sterner
1696$300       Chantell Nault
1236$200       Deanna Suke 
246$100        Liz Redman
1046$100     Dale (Carter) McClintock
1554$100      Pat Burke
405$100      Joy Bell
121$100      Larry Buhler
861$100      Brandon Wheatley
552$100       Michelle Guitard
1963$50   Rod / Marion McKay 
918$50        Harry Bosma
1256$50       Joan Schelske
326$50     Jamilee  Parenteau
1612$50       Janet Lasso
1364$50       Stella Sinclair
1816$50       Jacqui Starr
1683$50        Bonnie Harper
President Sheelagh Reid welcomes guests to the blessing of the land and sod turning ceremony  which was held on July 9,2021
(More photos of the event on the Peace Park Site)
 
The Rotary Club of Kenora and the Kenora Chapter of Special Olympics are partnering to raise funds. All proceeds will be split 50-50 between the two organizations. Tickets are available from representatives of both groups as well at Kenora markets.
Thanks for supporting this fundraising initiative. Please join us at McLeod Park on August 15th at 11 a.m. to witness the race and cheer on the ducks!
President Steve Walker makes a $5000 donation to executive director Tara Douglas  of the Lake of the Woods Community Foundation.This money was part of the excess funds from 2019-20 year. The interest from the Rotary Endowment Fund is used to support area projects
 
 
 
The last day of NOW packing .Missing are Tom and Jean Hallas. Lloyd and Stacey are most appreciative of the help they receive each and every week.
The Days Inn ran a Days Inn for Peace Fundraiser for the Rotary Peace Park and sold 130 meals! They topped up their donation to $2,500!! We are so grateful for the support we've received from this local business.
The Rotary Club of Kenora is proud to announce the induction of 2 new members to our club: TD Bank Manager Daniel Hrabec and Retired MNR Biologist Barry Corbett!
Pictured (top): Sponsor for Barry, Rotarian Deb LeMaistre, Sponsor for Daniel, Rotarian Gord LeMaistre, President Steve Walker, Inductee Daniel Hrabec
Bottom Row: Inductee Barry Corbett, and Ron Noseworthy, Master of Ceremonies.
Ho Ho owner Jim Wong donated $2,050.00 in HoHo gift cards to the Rotary Peace Park in honour of his mother the late Mei Wong. Cards  were quickly scooped up by local Rotarians adding $2,050.00 towards building of the Rotary Peace Park.
 
Pictured left to right owner Jim Wong, co-chair Peace Park Debra LeMaistre, cook Sunny Wu, server Jade Wong, manager Diane Wu, Rotarian John Dahl
 

 
What a fundraiser!! The Cornerstone not only held a Cornerstone for Peace Fundraiser, but challenged area businesses to also contribute to the Rotary Peace Park Project!
Funds raised:
Cornerstone $2228
Honda $500
Chev, Buick, GMC $500
The Plaza $500
Ontario English Catholic Teachers $250
Pope John Paul School Teachers $1,036
Thanks Pam Viinikka and all who supported this great event!
 
Rotarian Lloyd Mack talks to SHAW TV's Vicky Donath about the N.O.W. Program in Kenora.
Alleviating child poverty is a focus of the Rotary Club of Kenora and Rotary District 5550.
 
 
Welcome to Our Club!
Kenora

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Meetings alternate between noon and evening. Please check the list on the right under Speakers for information.

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Rotary Club of Kenora

P.O. Box 164

KENORA, ON P9N 3X3

 
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Upcoming Events
Guest Speakers
Fellowship Meeting
Nov 01, 2021 5:30 PM
901 Westside Restaurant
Remebrance Day Program
Nov 08, 2021 12:00 PM
PDG Peter Peters and PDG Peter Neufeldt
Nov 15, 2021 7:00 PM
Ripple Effect Program
Ron & Claire Noseworthy
Nov 22, 2021 12:00 PM
Shelter Box Update
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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