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South Eastman Rotary supports education around the world through the DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) Program, and The Ripple Effect - Building Schools in Guatemala.

This year's keynote speaker, Dorota Blumczyńska, CEO of The Manitoba Museum, shared her powerful story of hope for overcoming adversity. Thank you to our sponsors and classroom supporters. More information at rotarysoutheast@gmail.com

Photo: David Klassen (SAC), Jo-Anne Dalton (Rotary), Dennis Schroeder (Rotary

Art develops critical life skills like work ethic, critical thinking, collaboration and confidence. The Steinbach Arts Council provides free after school arts programs for youth grades 5-12, along with art classes, theatre/dance/music classes, language and culinary classes, and physical wellness programming.  South Eastman Rotary members, alongside SAC leadership believe that experiences in the arts build a person’s ability to acknowledge and understand emotional and psychological experiences, building empathy and understanding, and contributing to the overall mental wellness of those who engage in artistic experiences at the Steinbach Arts Council.
South Eastman raised $41,000 for two important charities with their first Jailbreak event. On May 12, Steinbach RCMP issued warrants for a number of prominent local community leaders in this comical fundraising initiative of the Rotary Club of South Eastman. Offenders were held in a special holding cell at Clearspring Centre until they could raise their bail. The Honourable Judge Klassen presided over this fundraising event, and our celebrity offenders have been pardoned on bail collected. Last week, over $40,000 was presented to the two recipient charities.
In July, South Eastman Rotary shared a lunch meeting virtually as we reflected on the year and heard from students involved in the D.A.R.E. Program. As we look ahead, we welcome three new members into our club for the upcoming year. Welcome to Shannon Gerbrandt, Krista Schellenberg, and George Penner. We are thrilled to have you on board!
We also recognize all the efforts of Co-Presidents Leonard Klassen and Dennis Schroeder for their inspiring leadership in a year of challenges, growth, and changes.
It is a good time to be a part of Rotary. Our virtual abilities learned this past year have inspired new and current members through engaging presentations, and our club has seen growth in international projects while sustaining our local commitments.
Rotary membership is about making a personal choice to make an impact on the world.

South Eastman Rotary welcomes newest member Sandra Loeppky to the club. We are thrilled to have had the pleasure of getting to know Sandy and look forward to her personal and professional contributions to all we are doing in the Southeast. Welcome, Sandy!

For information on becoming a member, or to join us for lunch contact rotarysoutheast@gmail.com

On October 17th, the Southeast came together for lunch in support of the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program. In partnership with the Hanover School Division, the RCMP, and our sponsors, we heard from students firsthand on the impact of this program, as well as from keynote Addictions Counsellor and TEDx Winnipeg speaker Aleethia Mackay on how we can support our youth to say NO to drugs.


Thank you to all of you who were able to attend the event, and for your ongoing support of this critical program. Together, our community will continue to provide the necessary materials and supplies to keep the Drug Abuse Resistance Education Program running for the 2019-2020 school year.

Twenty Pot Pies will be distributed to local families thanks to the efforts of South Eastman Rotary.
South Eastman Rotarians gathered as a group on Wednesday February 20th in a non-traditional activity and embodied their commitment to Service Above Self. As outlined in the official AVENUES OF SERVICE...
Thank you to Carolyn Peters, President and CEO of Silver Lining Care for joining us in October to share her passion for her community and the people in it.  Carolyn founded Silver Lining Care in 2015, creating a cohesive caring team to support families. Her values of faith, family and service have created a team of caregivers whose primary purpose is connection with the people they serve. Congratulations to Silver Lining Care for winning the 2018 Medium Business Award at the Steinbach Chamber of Commerce Annual Genereal Meeting this past summer. 
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