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UPCOMING EVENTS
 
 

WELCOME TO THE ROTARY CLUB OF BURLINGTON

The Rotary Club meets every Wednesday night at 6:15 PM @

 

 Holiday Inn

3063 South Service Road
Burlington, ON L7N 3E5
 

Rotary Virtual Pairing - On Wednesday July 22nd, the Rotary Club of Burlington will be hosting their inaugural virtual fundraiser called "Virtual Pairing".  Additional details and registration can be found by clicking on the image below.
Rotary provides masks to local businesses - In an effort to help organizations support our community and fight the coronavirus at the same time, the Rotary Club of Burlington purchased 2000 masks and distributed them to a variety of organizations including Food for Life as shown in the picture below.
Rotary helps local business and the Food Bank - The Rotary Club of Burlington bought dozens of bagels from JC's Bagels to provide to the local food bank for distribution to people in need.  Featured in the picture is Nancy Sumaruk who is the chair of the Community Service and Donations committee.
Karel Sury Celebrates 40 years with Rotary - The club recognized Karel Sury for celebrating his 40th anniversary with Rotary on April 16th. Karel contributed so much to the club over the last 40 years including running the Rotary Student Medal Awards, helping with Camp Enterprise and creating the concept of a POD, to name a few.  Many Rotarians spoke about some of Karel's outstanding qualities like his colourful outfits, golf and curling skills and his contagious laugh.  He is truly an outstanding Rotarian and we're lucky to have him contributing to the club for so many years.  Congratulations Karel. 
 
Rotary Club of Burlington goes Virtual - In an effort to stay connected the Rotary Club has moved to ZOOM meetings every Wednesday at 6pm.  Everyone is welcome to join us but due to security concerns please email the club secretary in advance to get the meeting number.
 
Rotarians Help at Wellington Square Church - Several Rotarian's volunteered at Wellington Square's weekly community dinner.  The church serves hot meals to the community every Friday night.  It was great to be able to contribute in a such a meaningful way.
 
Rotarians Serve Christmas Dinner to Bonnie Place Residents - It's a long standing tradition for Rotarians to help with the annual Bonnie Place Christmas Dinner.  This year we helped organize and serve turkey dinner to over 150 residents.    Not only did the residents get a fantastic dinner but Larry Armatage played the keyboard and helped guide the signing of Christmas carols.  It was a fantastic night for both residents and Rotarians.
 
Long time member Jim Baker is awarded a Paul Harris - Congratulations to Jim Baker who was awarded a Paul Harris for his contributions to the Rotary Foundation.
 
Rotary International News
Rotary’s first virtual convention inspires members to innovate and stay connected

Rotary’s first-ever virtual convention attracted more than 60,000 registrants and 175,000 viewers during its weeklong program.

3D printers to the rescue

Rotary members join 3D print enthusiasts to make personal protective equipment in short supply due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Young at heart

Holger Knaack has a fresh vision for the Rotary of the future. With a little help from his friends, things should go swimmingly.

Supporting the environment becomes a new area of focus

The Rotary Foundation Trustees and RI Board of Directors have added a new area of focus: supporting the environment.