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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 2S3 
 

 
 
Rotary District Workshop - Several future board members from the Rotary club of Burlington attended the district leadership workshop on Saturday April 13th.  These future leaders learned about the roles and responsibilities of board members and other useful information.  It was a great way to meet other Rotarians and re-initiate our passions in belonging to such an amazing organization.
 
 
Rotarians Visit Wema Centre in Mombasa - Several Rotarians were recently on a trip to Kenya and stopped by the Wema Centre in Mombasa where various rotary clubs from district 7080 had donated money towards the purchase of a bus.  The Wema centre provides young boys and girls shelter and food.  The bus is used to drive into the city centre to pickup the orphaned children.
 
 
 
Rotary Donates $10,000 to the Angel Project - It was a very proud moment for Rotarians as we presented a cheque for $10,000 to help the Angel Project continue their fantastic work helping complex care patients live a more satisfying life.  Shown in the picture is the founder Lisette Kingo and Rotary's past president Dianne Adams.
 
 
 
Rotarians serve Christmas Dinner - Many proud Rotarians served a Turkey Dinner with all the trimmings to almost 100 residents at Bonnie Place.    The clubs relationship with Bonnie Place dates back to 1963 when a group of Rotarians recognized the need for income affordable housing for seniors 60+.  Twenty One Rotarians purchased the land which is now home to two affordable income complexes.
 
 
 
Rotarians donate to the Angel Project  - A new annual tradition has begun as generous Rotarians donate personal hygiene items to the Angel Project, which focuses on helping patients in complex care units.
 
 
 
Rotarians gather to Wrap Presents for the Less Fortunate - As part of a partnerships with Big Brothers Big Sisters, Rotary members and friends select families in need and purchase Christmas gifts to help them at this difficult time of the year.    The Christmas Box program has been a tradition in the club for many years.  It's great to see everyone come together to help those in need.
 
 
 
Newly appointed Mayor of Burlington speaks to Rotarians - On Wednesday December 5th, the Rotary Club of Burlington was pleased to have Marianne Meed Ward as their guest speaker.  Her passion for the city is second to none.  It was a pleasure to have her speak and we wish her well as our new mayor.
 
 
 
Rotary Club of Burlington wins Presential Citation - On Wednesday November 28th, former district governor Kathi Dick presented the presidential citation to Diane Adams for the Clubs Achievements in 2018.  The club met their goals around the three major categories:  Support and Strengthen clubs, Focus and increase humanitarian service and enhance public image and awareness.
 
 
 
Rotary Harbourtown Sound Concert - On Sunday November 25th, many Rotarians from district 7080 attended the Harbourtown Sound Concert. The event was organized by Glenn Warnica and our own member Larry Armatage. For those that attended, they were treated to a wonderful show that raised thousands of dollars for Polio Plus.  Well done Larry and Glenn.
 
 
 
 
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