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Celebrating the 2015-16 Rotary Year
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Be A Gift To The World was the Rotary International Theme for the 2015-16 Rotary Year.   The Rotary Club of Burnaby has proven to be just that by making a difference in our local as well as international community.  The club achieved a number of accomplishments during this year, which include:
 
  • Rotary International Presidential Citation - Gold Standard
  • District Governor Citation
  • Public Image & Communications Award
  • Nominated Outstanding Club of the Year
  • Chartering of the 1st Rotary Community Corps in our District, BC and Western Canada
 
Click on the following image to enjoy a short recap of our year
 
Celebrating the 2015-16 Rotary Year 2016-06-25 07:00:00Z
What is Rotary ...
 
What is Rotary? - Promo Video

What is Rotary?

Posted by Service Club Marketing on Friday, March 4, 2016
 
To Learn More About the Rotary Club of Burnaby email:  RotaryBurnaby@gmail.com
What is Rotary ... 2016-04-03 07:00:00Z
Rotaract Club of Burnaby
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Rotaract brings together young people ages 18-30 in universities and communities worldwide to organize service activities, develop their leadership and professional skills, and have fun. Rotary clubs sponsor them, but Rotaract club members manage and fund their clubs independently.
 
The Rotary Club of Burnaby is a proud sponsor of the Rotaract Club of Burnaby.
Rotaract Club of Burnaby 2016-03-18 07:00:00Z
BC's New North
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Thinking of setting up shop in a region with projected investments of more than $100 billion to 2024? British Columbia’s New North, author Ramona Materi, introduces you to doing business in the North, filled with insights and practical advice. Ramona is a Rotary Foundation Scholar from Geneva Switzerland in 1985.
BC's New North 2016-03-11 08:00:00Z
Obakki Foundation
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The Obakki Foundation drills and monitors wells in Africa. Since 2009, the've provided over 700 wells and brought water to more than 750,000 people. Their model is simple: they drill wells, monitor their adoption, and then expand development in villages that show a capacity for maximizing their newfound resource. Their wells reduce conflict over food and water. Communities are able to settle in one place and no longer need to move around in search of clean water. By working together to develop long-term solutions for growth, communities are able to build homes, engage in trade and send their children to school.
Obakki Foundation 2016-03-04 08:00:00Z
Rotary World Help
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Rotary World Help is a non profit organization aimed at collecting and distributing medical equipment & supplies, dental, optical, education & sports equipment and disaster relief supplies to international recipients in need.
 
They are a non-religious, non-political charity run by Rotary Clubs from British Columbia, Canada. It all started in 1992 when District 5040 sent a delegation of Rotarians to the former Soviet Union to assist with establishing the first Rotary Club in Kiev ... The rest as they say is history.  
Rotary World Help 2016-02-26 08:00:00Z
Mosaic
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MOSAIC is a multilingual non-profit organization dedicated to addressing issues that affect immigrants and refugees in the course of their settlement and integration into Canadian society. MOSAIC's mandate is to support and to empower immigrant and refugee communities, helping them to address critical issues in their neighborhoods and workplace. Since its inception in 1976, MOSAIC has assisted new immigrants and refugees through its numerous multilingual services. MOSAIC's programs and services are constantly evolving and developing in response to the needs of the community.
Mosaic 2016-02-19 08:00:00Z
The Rotary Foundation District Grants Benefit Three Club Projects
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PDG Garry Shearer presented the club 3 cheques from The Rotary Foundation - District Grant program in support of our club projects.  Over $5,000 was received to be used in projects to assist those with hearing, feeding the homeless and helping those with mental health issues.  Funds Raised by The Rotary Foundation is making a difference in our community.
The Rotary Foundation District Grants Benefit Three Club Projects 2016-02-12 08:00:00Z
January 2016 - Vocational Service Month
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What is Vocational Service - The concept of vocational service is rooted in the Second Objective of "The Object of Rotary" 
 
The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:
 
 
January 2016 - Vocational Service Month 2016-01-20 08:00:00Z
Greater Vancouver Food Bank
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The Greater Vancouver Food Bank was set up as temporary relief to the hunger crisis in 1982 and has grown significantly in the three decades since then.  Today the GVFB provides assistance to over 26,500 people weekly, 20% of their members are children, 19% are seniors.
 
 
Greater Vancouver Food Bank 2016-01-07 08:00:00Z
Happy New Years !!!
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Happy New Years to All from the Rotary Club of Burnaby.
Wishing all a life full of Happiness, Success and Peace.
All the Best for 2016 !!!
Happy New Years !!! 2016-01-01 08:00:00Z
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & Best Wishes for the New Year

Wishing Everyone all the Best over the Holiday Season.
Enjoy some of the holiday activities the club participated in this month by clicking on the Happy Holidays image.
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays & Best Wishes for the New Year 2015-12-25 08:00:00Z
Afghan's Women Society
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The Afghan's Women's Society is broken up into two groups.  The Sewing & Craft's Cooperative and the Support Society.   The purpose of the group is to promote equality and economic security for Afghan immigrant and refugee women.  Co-operative members govern and manage the enterprise which provides opportunities for them to work and learn together.  The majority of the members and beneficiaries of this project are either refugees and/or financially disadvantaged families.  
Afghan's Women Society 2015-11-27 08:00:00Z
The Citizen's Foundation (TCF)

The Citizen's Foundation (TCF) Canada is incorporated with the objective of providing funds for educational opportunities of children in Pakistan.
 
TCF is a professionally managed, non-profit organization set up in 1995 by a group of citizens concerned with the dismal state of education in Pakistan. It is now one of Pakistan’s leading organizations in the field of formal education. As of Academic 2015-2016, TCF has established 1060 purpose-built school units nationwide with an enrollment of 165,000 students. TCF encourages female enrollment and strives to maintain a 50% female ratio in most of its campuses. TCF has a majority female faculty of 8,900 members. 
 
The vision of TCF is to remove barriers of class and privilege and to make the citizens of Pakistan Agents of Positive Change. They believe that access to basic education is the right of each individual and not a privilege. 
The Citizen's Foundation (TCF) 2015-11-13 08:00:00Z
The Sky's No Limit - Girl's Fly Too !!!
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The Sky’s No Limit – Girls Fly Too! annual events are part of an outreach initiative founded by BC pilot Kirsten Brazier in 2012. Brazier, a fixed-wing and helicopter pilot, is on a mission to share her passion for aviation and energize more females to discover the amazing opportunities available to them in aviation, aerospace and space. “From shop floor to top floor, we’re inspiring future leaders!” Brazier proudly exclaims.
The Sky's No Limit - Girl's Fly Too !!! 2015-11-06 08:00:00Z
The Rotary Foundation
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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.
The Rotary Foundation 2015-10-30 07:00:00Z
World Polio Day
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October 24 marks World Polio Day.  Rotary, along with our partners, has reduced polio cases by 99 percent worldwide since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. 
 
One way Rotarians are working towards the elimination of Polio is by having National Immunization Days in countries in which Polio has not yet been eliminated.  
 
Rotary Club of Burnaby is proud to help in this fight and has made a contribution of $1,000 towards this cause in the 2015-16 Rotary year.
World Polio Day 2015-10-24 07:00:00Z
District Governor Visit
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District Governor Report
 
Each Rotary Year the District Governor visits all the various Rotary clubs in their area.  A report is presented to the DG which shares the club's accomplishments, goals as well as challenges.  
 
The Rotary Club of Burnaby is proud to share their report with you.  Follow the link:  District Governor Report 2015-16
District Governor Visit 2015-10-16 07:00:00Z
September is Basic Education & Literacy Month in Rotary
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Worldwide, 67 million children have no access to education, and more than 775 million people over the age of 15 are illiterate. Our members support educational projects that provide technology, teacher training, vocational training teams, student meal programs, and low-cost textbooks to communities. Our goal is to strengthen the capacity of communities to support basic education and literacy, reduce gender disparity in education, and increase adult literacy.
 
(Source: RI Website)
September is Basic Education & Literacy Month in Rotary 2015-09-15 07:00:00Z
Rotary House in Burnaby
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Rotary House is a project initiated by the Rotary Club of Burnaby.  The idea was originated in 1990 when Pat McNeil, Cliff White and Cal Bergan worked with the City of Burnaby to get the land, and architect to design the place, and raised an initial $20,000 too get construction started. The doors were opened in 1993 to 5 disabled individuals.  
 
 
Rotary House in Burnaby Azim Raghavji 2015-08-14 07:00:00Z
My Artist's Corner
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Teresa Morton, a ‘Local Hero’ for Burnaby in 2014, is one of the founding members for My Artist's Corner (MAC), an art program for artists living with mental health issues.  MAC is transitioning from a semi-independent program of Canadian Mental Health Association to its own non-profit society. 

My Artist's Corner Azim Raghavji 2015-08-07 07:00:00Z
Presidential Social, New Members & The Rotary Foundation
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A Presidential Social was held at the President's family home.  At the social 3 new members were inducted to the club by the District Governor John Anderson.  Numerous other guests were in attendance.  The event was also an opportunity to raise funds for The Rotary Foundation.  In lieu of the regular lunch cost the members were asked to make a contribution to The Rotary Foundation.  Over $800 was raised ...
Presidential Social, New Members & The Rotary Foundation Azim Raghavji 2015-07-31 07:00:00Z
Shanti Uganda
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Shanti Uganda is a Canadian Non-Profit that improves infant and maternal health, provides safe women-centered care and supports the well-being of birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda.  The club supported the group at its annual Heart of the Matter Fundraiser in February 2015.  The total amount raised was $6821.56.  Sadie St. Denis presented to the club the work that Shanti will be doing with the funds raised.  In attendance  was ...
Shanti Uganda Azim Raghavji 2015-07-17 07:00:00Z
2015-16 Rotary Year Begins
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The Theme for the 2015-16 Rotary Year is Be a Gift to the World.  The Rotary Club of Burnaby has been and will continue to be a gift to Burnaby.  Since its inception on May 23, 1947 the club has contributed to both local and international projects.  During this year we look at continuing this tradition.  
2015-16 Rotary Year Begins 2015-07-03 07:00:00Z
RI President K.R. Ravi Ravindran
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Congratulations to our new 2015-16 RI President Ravi Ravindran.   To find out more about President Ravi click on the following link: RI President 2015-16
RI President K.R. Ravi Ravindran 2015-07-01 07:00:00Z
Happy Canada Day
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby would like to wish all Canadians a Happy Canada Day / Bonne fête du Canada

If you are in Burnaby click on the following link to see some of Burnaby's local Canada Day celebrations taking place: VancityBuzz

Happy Canada Day 2015-07-01 07:00:00Z
Polio Walk 2015
Polio Walk 2015 Doug Rennie 2015-06-27 07:00:00Z
Bali Project
Bali Project Doug Rennie 2015-06-26 07:00:00Z
Hats Off Parade
Hats Off Parade Doug Rennie 2015-06-06 07:00:00Z
Public Speaking winners
Public Speaking winners Doug Rennie 2015-06-05 07:00:00Z
Gloria Staudt
Gloria Staudt Doug Rennie 2015-05-29 07:00:00Z
The International Food Festival
The International Food Festival Doug Rennie 2015-05-02 00:00:00Z
Patricia Barrett
Patricia Barrett Doug Rennie 2015-05-01 00:00:00Z
Zimbabwe Project
Zimbabwe Project Doug Rennie 2015-04-24 00:00:00Z
Rotary Club of Burnaby Evening Burnaby
The Rotary Club of Burnaby is having an information meeting about Rotary. Since it's inception in 1947, The Rotary Club of Burnaby has donated more than $2 million. It gives bursaries to schools in Burnaby and supports literacy programs, camps for young leaders, Rotary House for handicapped residents, senior and mental health programs, a school for the deaf in Bali and a birthing clinic in Uganda. It also ships containers of hospital equipment to Rotary clubs worldwide to distribute, thus ensuring donations go where they are intended. to find out more please join us Thursday May 7 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm at Amica Rideau Manor, 1850 Rosser ave. Burnaby.To RSVP, email RotaryBurnaby@gmail.com. Visit our website rotaryburnaby.org for more information about our club.
Rotary Club of Burnaby Evening Burnaby Doug Rennie 2015-04-24 00:00:00Z
Container to Chile
Container to Chile Doug 2015-04-22 07:00:00Z
International Food Festival
International Food Festival Doug Rennie 2015-04-15 00:00:00Z
Legacy Project
Legacy Project Doug Rennie 2015-03-28 00:00:00Z
Sylvia Zylla
Sylvia Zylla Doug Rennie 2015-03-27 00:00:00Z
International Food Festival
International Food Festival Doug Rennie 2015-03-24 00:00:00Z
Fiona Rogan
Fiona Rogan Doug Rennie 2015-03-20 00:00:00Z
Eric Young
Eric Young Doug Rennie 2015-03-13 00:00:00Z
Team Toby
Charmaine Hemmond and Julie Angeleth inviting Rotary to join Team Toby and build a kinder world at Rotary Club of Burnaby.
Team Toby Doug Rennie 2015-03-06 00:00:00Z
Don Evans
Rotarian Don Evans was conciliator for our club's five year strategic plan. A good turn out and much was accomplished.
Don Evans Doug Rennie 2015-02-28 00:00:00Z
Jacob Helliwell
Jacob Helliwell, district Rotaract coordinator. Rotaracts join for service, social interaction and personal development.
Jacob Helliwell Doug Rennie 2015-02-20 00:00:00Z
Heart of the Matter
Heart of the Matter Doug Rennie 2015-02-11 08:00:00Z
Heart of the Matter
Heart of the Matter Doug Rennie 2015-02-06 00:00:00Z
Erika Nabuurs
Erika Nabuurs Doug Rennie 2015-01-30 00:00:00Z
Jackie Kloosterboer
Jackie Kloosterboer Doug Rennie 2015-01-23 00:00:00Z
Ron Beaton- Kiva
Ron Beaton of Kiva Loans. Providing opportunity alleviating poverty. At The Rotary Club of Burnaby.
Ron Beaton- Kiva Doug Rennie 2015-01-16 00:00:00Z
Canadian Eyesight Global
Canadian Eyesight Global Doug Rennie 2015-01-09 00:00:00Z
Christmas Lunch
Our members enjoying Christmas lunch at our club.
Christmas Lunch Doug Rennie 2014-12-19 00:00:00Z
Christmas Dinner at Westburn United Chuch
Christmas Dinner at Westburn United Chuch Doug Rennie 2014-12-15 00:00:00Z
Progressive Housing Lunch
Progressive Housing Lunch Doug Rennie 2014-12-10 00:00:00Z
Santa's Breakfast
Santa's Breakfast Doug Rennie 2014-12-06 00:00:00Z
AIDS Vancouver
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Today, over 7,000 people from all over the world are annually accessing some form of service provided by AIDS Vancouver.  AIDS Vancouver continues to respond to the ongoing changing and challenging health care environment of HIV/AIDS and is fully dedicated to grow and respond to meet the needs of the community they serve. AIDS Vancouver strives to keep their programming innovative and relevant. 

AIDS Vancouver 2014-12-05 00:00:00Z
Wilf Wilkinson
Wilf Wilkinson Doug Rennie 2014-11-20 00:00:00Z
DG Ken Wilson
DG Ken Wilson Doug Rennie 2014-11-14 00:00:00Z
Eye Camp
Eye Camp Doug Rennie 2014-11-07 08:00:00Z
Bala Naidoo
Bala Naidoo Doug Rennie 2014-10-31 00:00:00Z
Robert Ballantyne
Robert Ballantyne Doug Rennie 2014-10-24 00:00:00Z
Milena Ceria
Milena Ceria Doug Rennie 2014-10-17 00:00:00Z
Shanti Uganda
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MISSION: The Shanti Uganda Society improves infant and maternal health, provides safe women-centered care and supports the well-being of birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS in Uganda.

VISION: They imagine a world where birthing mothers and women living with HIV/AIDS are supported, empowered and able to develop to their full potential.

Shanti Uganda Azim Raghavji 2014-10-10 00:00:00Z
UBC Food Farm
Our club's visit to the UBC food Farm.
UBC Food Farm Doug Rennie 2014-09-19 00:00:00Z
Coke and Cindy Newell

Coke and Cindy Newell spoke on Project Amigo which providesImage  education for native kids in Colima Mexico .

Coke and Cindy Newell Douglas Rennie 2014-09-12 00:00:00Z
Progressing Housing

Wanda Mulholland on homelessness in Burnaby. Each person has his or her own life circumstance that led to homelessness.
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Progressing Housing Douglas Rennie 2014-09-05 00:00:00Z
Container to Nairobi, Kenya

ImageSome of our club members helped load a container of medical supplies to Nairobi, Kenya on Saturday Aug. 30th. Well done everyone!ImageImage

Container to Nairobi, Kenya Douglas Rennie 2014-08-30 00:00:00Z
Val Liddle

Val spoke about Pace,a program to help the poor mainly in India. Education, health, nutrition, social and cultural conditions of children are the goals.Image

Val Liddle Douglas Rennie 2014-08-29 00:00:00Z
St Michael's BBQ

Mel, Cora and friend kindly volunteered at a BBQ at St Michael's Centre.Image

St Michael's BBQ Douglas Rennie 2014-08-27 00:00:00Z
Gordon White

Gordon White, director of operations and development of Wildlife Rescue Association gave a great presentation on rehabilitating captured and injured wildlife. WRA has been in existence for 3Image5 years.

Gordon White Douglas Rennie 2014-08-15 00:00:00Z
Penny Offer

Public Image Coordinator Penny Offer spoke at "Rotary Club of Burnaby" about" Bring our Story to Life." Tell a compelling story with a consistent message. Focus on "Why?"Image

Penny Offer Douglas Rennie 2014-08-08 00:00:00Z
Progressing Housing BBQ
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The Progressive Housing Society held a BBQ at the Southside Community Church on Thursday, August 7.  Members of the Rotary Club of Burnaby and the Rotaract Club of Burnaby volunteered at the event.  

Progressive Housing Society is a registered non-profit charity in Burnaby which has been delivering support services to adults living with mental illness and with issues relating to homelessness since 1981. We promote wellness and provide direct support to these individuals so that they may live independently in the community.

Progressing Housing BBQ Douglas Rennie 2014-08-07 00:00:00Z
Peter Beynon

Our own club member Peter Beynon spoke to us on the benefits of "Omega 3 oils.A diet high in 3's and lower in 6's is best for inflammation.Image

Peter Beynon Douglas Rennie 2014-08-01 00:00:00Z
Mybhailo Ozorovych

Mybhailo Ozorovych spoke to our club on the political situations and challenges that the Ukraine faces today and in the future.Image

Mybhailo Ozorovych Douglas Rennie 2014-07-25 00:00:00Z
Natasha Williams

Natasha Williams who was sponsored by our club to go to Ottawa for Adventures in Citizenship related her trip and experience to us.Image

Natasha Williams Douglas Rennie 2014-06-13 00:00:00Z
Social at Vikki's, June 8

Everyone is invited to a Club Social at Vikki's house in Ladner on June 8th.  For those who enjoy an afternoon of activity there are many great things to see in Ladner.  It is the first day of the Farmer's Market - a great event with over 150 stalls and venders, entertainment and fun http://ladnervillagemarket.com/.   Another worthwhile neighborhood trip is a tour of Westham Island to see the local farms and winery.  http://www.westhamislandherb.ca/   http://www.westhamislandwinery.com/     You can plan to spend about 1 hour at each location.   Vikki's place is right between the two, and for those who just want to sit and enjoy you are invited to relax at her home and sip a glass of wine that our club wine expert, Bob, will be selling at the event.  You are welcome to arrive any time after noon to enjoy the fellowship and fine food that our pot-luck will provide and the succulent barbeque that Neil and his helpers will prepare.
Directions:
http://mapq.st/1fscPJ0

Social at Vikki's, June 8 Peter Beynon 2014-06-08 00:00:00Z
We Matter

Winners of the Public Speaking Competition in Burnaby, Mariantonella, Juliana and Sidharth spoke to our club on "We Matter."Image

We Matter Douglas Rennie 2014-06-06 00:00:00Z
Dr. Svitlana Kominko

Dr. Svitlana Kominko is an initiator and organizer of Euro Maiden in Vancouver.Image She is working on a program to bring students here.

Dr. Svitlana Kominko Douglas Rennie 2014-05-23 00:00:00Z
Steve Rutledge

Steve Rutledge of "Adopt a Village in Laos" has built schools and supplied water filters for many villages in Laos.Image

Steve Rutledge Douglas Rennie 2014-05-16 00:00:00Z
Dawn McKenna

Dawn McKenna spoke to our club about Down Syndome. There are 40,000 people wth it in Canada. In 1900 life expectancy was 9 years, now it is 55 years! There is a walk run to support Ds on June 1. www.dsrf.org/runup or Imagewww.dsrf.org

 

Dawn McKenna Douglas Rennie 2014-05-09 00:00:00Z
International Food Festival

The Food Festival was an amazing event!  Our cultural diversity was expressed by great food and sizzling entertainment. A great evening was had by all!ImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImageImage

International Food Festival Douglas Rennie 2014-05-03 00:00:00Z
2014 International Food Festival 2014 International Food Festival Azim Raghavji 2014-05-03 00:00:00Z
Peace it Together
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Bassim Nahhas and Reena Lazar spoke to our club on the Peace it Together workshops that educate students on the issues between Palestinians and Israelis.
Peace it Together Douglas Rennie 2014-04-25 00:00:00Z
Dave Duckworth, Emma and Della.
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Dave Duckworth, Emma and Della. Douglas Rennie 2014-04-04 00:00:00Z
Vikki MacKay
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Vikki MacKay Douglas Rennie 2014-03-28 00:00:00Z
Bishop Ken Nowakowski
 Bishop Ken Nowakowski gave our club an historical and current talk on the "Ukraine".Image
Bishop Ken Nowakowski Douglas Rennie 2014-03-21 00:00:00Z
Mike Peabody
 Mike Peabody visited our club and spoke about some of the social events that Rotaract has.Wyse Is.,the District Roundup and some have visited the Ukraine.Image
Mike Peabody Douglas Rennie 2014-03-14 00:00:00Z
Gordon Kirkland
Gordon Kirkland, an author and a liver transplant recipient,enlightened us on the importance of being an organ donor.Image
Gordon Kirkland Douglas Rennie 2014-03-07 00:00:00Z
End Polio Now!
 Derek Corrigan with Bala Naidoo spoke on Polio. DG Gary Shearer with  AG ImageBala Niadoo set the walk in motion.

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End Polio Now! Douglas Rennie 2014-03-01 00:00:00Z
Walk to Help End Polio Now !!! Walk to Help End Polio Now !!! Azim Raghavji 2014-03-01 00:00:00Z
Gary Hollick
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Gary Hollick spoke to our club on the future of Rotary.
Gary Hollick Douglas Rennie 2014-02-28 00:00:00Z
Zoomer Show
The Rotary Club of Burnaby shared an information booth at the Zoomer Show. It was fun and provided some good information on who we are and what we do.Image  
Zoomer Show Douglas Rennie 2014-02-22 00:00:00Z
RYLA

Chu Wu thanks RYLA members Jeromy Perry, (RCRC) Ceilidh Millar, and Alan Ehrenholz who discussed why RYLA is important .Image
RYLA Douglas Rennie 2014-02-21 00:00:00Z
Russell Garrett
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Russell Garrett Douglas Rennie 2014-02-18 00:00:00Z
Jack Gin
Jack Gin, P.Eng, mentor, advisor, and director visited The Rotary Club of Burnaby and spoke of his 4G mantra; Imageto Give, do Good, thank God and play Golf.
Jack Gin Douglas Rennie 2014-02-14 00:00:00Z
Refilwe
Magdalene Leung, Richard Sunset, Liam Gillanders, Spenser Lee and ass. Fiona Lim showed the Rotary Club of Burnaby their work in RefilImagewe building day care centers.
Refilwe Douglas Rennie 2014-01-31 00:00:00Z
Mexican Project
Visitors from The Rotary Club of Coquitlam presented a DVD on the sheep farm project helping the women's community in Cuernavaca,Image Mexico.
Mexican Project Douglas Rennie 2014-01-24 00:00:00Z
Progressive Housing
President Neil MacKay and Pam Gardner of The Burnaby Rotary ClubImage present Jaye Treit of Progressive Housing with a check for $1000.00.
Progressive Housing Douglas Rennie 2014-01-17 00:00:00Z
Gordon Wylie
Gordon Wylie spoke to The Rotary Club of Burnaby about our foundation and the history of our club. Pictured with President Neil MacKay.Image
Gordon Wylie Douglas Rennie 2014-01-10 00:00:00Z
Our club's Christmas lunch
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To Rotary and a very "Merry Christmas!" The students of North Burnaby made a special trip in the snow to sing carols and share lunch with us.
Our club's Christmas lunch Douglas Rennie 2013-12-20 00:00:00Z
West Burnaby Church
The Rotary Club Of Burnaby served a great Christmas dinner to some famiImageImageImageImageies in need. The Choir and Santa were there too.
West Burnaby Church Douglas Rennie 2013-12-16 00:00:00Z
Progressive Housing Christmas Lunch with "Santa"
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Progressive Housing Christmas Lunch with "Santa" Douglas Rennie 2013-12-10 00:00:00Z
Progressive Housing Christmas Lunch
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Progressive Housing Christmas Lunch Douglas Rennie 2013-12-10 00:00:00Z
Breakfast with Santa
Santa greets his first guest at Maywood School. "Breakfast with Santa.Image"
Breakfast with Santa Douglas Rennie 2013-12-07 00:00:00Z
Vikki MacKay

The Rotary Club of Burnaby's Vikki MacKay gave an excellent presentation on how we hear. Image

Vikki MacKay Douglas Rennie 2013-12-06 00:00:00Z
Mary Laing and Stuart Bird

ImageMary Laing and Stuart Bird visited The Rotary Club of Burnaby and did a presentation of their immunization work in Togo. In one day Rotary immunized 1100 children. This will continue for 3 more years. Gus Cruickshank in centre.

Mary Laing and Stuart Bird Douglas Rennie 2013-11-22 00:00:00Z
Kenton Low
 Kenton Low, Chief Marketing Officer of Ritchie Bros., answered questions posed from Burnaby Rotaracts on career development. A great evening hosted by Chu Wu.Thanks Chu!Image
Kenton Low Douglas Rennie 2013-11-18 00:00:00Z
Heather Allen
 Heather Allen of Saint John's Ambulance demonstrates how to use a Automated External Defibrillator (AED) on President Neil Mac Kay and Brian Cox of the Rotary Club of Burnaby.Image
Heather Allen Douglas Rennie 2013-11-15 00:00:00Z
Larry Klier
Rotarian Larry Klier of The Burnaby Rotary Club  gave an excellent talk on the history and the beginnings of The Rotary Foundation to his club.Thanks Larry!Image
Larry Klier Douglas Rennie 2013-11-08 00:00:00Z
Del Paterson
Past DG Del Paterson visited The Rotary Club of Burnaby and did an updated and informative presentation on the Rotary Foundation.Image
Del Paterson Douglas Rennie 2013-11-01 00:00:00Z
End Polio Now
 Joan and Terry Toone visited The Rotary Club of Burnaby and Joan presented the history of polio. Joan is a polio surImagevivor.
End Polio Now Douglas Rennie 2013-10-25 00:00:00Z
Rajeeta Samala
  Rajeeta Samala, Program Director for the Burnaby Adult Literacy Program spoke to The Rotary Club of Burnaby."Once you learn to read you will be forever free."Image
Rajeeta Samala Douglas Rennie 2013-10-18 00:00:00Z
Container to Cebu
 The Rotary Club of Burnaby helped fill a container of medical equipment to Cebu , Philippines. Brian Cox was there.Image
Container to Cebu Douglas Rennie 2013-10-12 00:00:00Z
Garry Shearer
  District Governor, Garry Shearer and wife Colleen visited The Rotary Club of Burnaby and reviewed some of our district goals; Membership,sign into Rotary Club Central and the Foundation EREY.Image
Garry Shearer Douglas Rennie 2013-10-04 00:00:00Z
Gayle Beavil
Gayle Beavil, community coordinator for Maywood Elementary School, visited The Rotary Club of Burnaby and showed the many programs that are provided for refugee students. One is that 90% of students get a hot lunch in 15 minutes that is prepared by one woman. Help is needed for the running and reading program.Image
Gayle Beavil Douglas Rennie 2013-09-27 00:00:00Z
Kim Chauhan
Kim Chauhan is inducted into The Rotary Club of Burnaby! Kim, on right is welcomed by Abdul Allibhoy. Welcome and congratulations Kim!Image
Kim Chauhan Douglas Rennie 2013-09-20 00:00:00Z
James Grunau
ImageJames Grunau, director of Journey Home Community, an organization that helps refugees adjust to their new life in Canada. His focus is on  families with children.You can donate items to the Thrift Store at 7337 Edmonds St. in Bby.
James Grunau Douglas Rennie 2013-09-13 00:00:00Z
Burnaby Arts Council
 Brian Daniel and Irene Mc Cutcheon ( on right ) of The Burnaby Arts Council visit The Rotary Club of Burnaby to promote the building of a new Art Gallery at the Metrotown site.Image
Burnaby Arts Council Douglas Rennie 2013-09-06 00:00:00Z
Brock Tully
Brock Tully,  Bachelor of Education, cyclist, author, speaker and co-founder of The" Kindness Foundation of Canada" enlightens The Rotary Club of Burnaby with his travels and kindness. Image President Neil MacKay,on left, Brock and Sal Lalani on right. Visit www.worldkindnessconcert.com
Brock Tully Douglas Rennie 2013-08-30 00:00:00Z
RCMP Musical Ride
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The RCMP Musical Ride was fantastic and a great success! The 50/50 draw for the Adult Literacy Program was won by Marion Culham of North Vancouver and she donated it back to Rotary. Thank you so much Marion! Also check out casey-and-the-rcmp-musical ride at globalnews.ca   
RCMP Musical Ride Douglas Rennie 2013-08-27 00:00:00Z
Membership Meeting
Peter Beynon speaks about what membership means to him.  "Do Something"Image
Membership Meeting Douglas Rennie 2013-08-23 00:00:00Z
Paul Harris Awards
Joyce Fan and Stephanie McEwan receive their Paul Harris Awards from the Rotary Club of Burnaby.Image
Paul Harris Awards Douglas Rennie 2013-08-16 00:00:00Z
Hans Doge


   Hans Doge addresses The Burnaby Rotary Club on membership.Image















Hans Doge Douglas Rennie 2013-08-16 00:00:00Z
Peter's Meeting Notes Aug 09 2013 - AG Bala Naidoo

Guest Speaker for Aug 9 meeting was Assistant Governor Bala Naidoo whose speech focused on collaboration of all three Burnaby Rotary Clubs

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Peter's Meeting Notes Aug 09 2013 - AG Bala Naidoo Peter Beynon 2013-08-15 00:00:00Z
August 2013 - Membership Month
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Individual Rotary clubs belong to Rotary International. Individual members, or Rotarians, belong to a club. The club is where most of Rotarians' meaningful service work is carried out. Clubs can be engaged not only in their communities, but also internationally. What Rotarians get out of Rotary depends largely on what they put into it.

Click on the following link to see what we have done this month.

 

August 2013 - Membership Month Azim Raghavji 2013-08-01 00:00:00Z
A profile of RI President Ron Burton
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On July 1 of each year Rotary International and each respective club has a New President.  Get to know our 2013-14 RI President Ron Burton from USA.  The Rotary Club of Burnaby is also proud to announce its New President Neil MacKay.  Congratulations to all New Presidents of the 2013-14 Rotary Year in which the theme is Engage Rotary Change Lives.
A profile of RI President Ron Burton Azim Raghavji 2013-07-01 00:00:00Z
Happy Canada Day !!! ... Bonne fête du Canada !!!
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Click on the following link to find out more about Canada:  Canada Day

Take a moment and visit our Facebook and Twitter Pages.

Happy Canada Day !!! ... Bonne fête du Canada !!! Azim Raghavji 2013-07-01 00:00:00Z
International Food Festival
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International Food Festival Azim Raghavji 2013-04-07 00:00:00Z
Canadian Eyesight Global
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Canadian Eyesight Global is a Canadian Non-Profit organization that the Rotary Club of Burnaby supports.  They perform eye surgeries in India but also perform local eye exams for those that live locally.  On March 10, they held an eye clinic in Surrey, where Rotarian Satwant Ginder represented our club.

Canadian Eyesight Global Azim Raghavji 2013-03-10 00:00:00Z
Rotary Day in Burnaby
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Chicago attorney Paul P. Harris convenes the first Rotary meeting on 23 February, 1905 in Room 711 of the Unity Building in Chicago. Harris envisions a professional club that brings together men from a variety of vocations. Gustavus Loehr, Hiram Shorey, and Silvester Schiele attend. The meeting sets the groundwork for the world's first service club: the Rotary Club of Chicago.

On February 18, the Burnaby City Council declared February 23 as Rotary Day in Burnaby ...

Rotary Day in Burnaby Azim Raghavji 2013-02-23 00:00:00Z
A profile of RI President Sakuji Tanaka
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On July 1 of each year Rotary International and each respective club has a New President.  Get to know our 2012-13 RI President Sakuji Tanaka from Japan.  The Rotary Club of Burnaby is also proud to announce its New President Roger Silva.  Congratulations to all New Presidents of the 2012-13 Rotary Year in which the theme is Peace Through Service.
A profile of RI President Sakuji Tanaka Azim Raghavji 2012-07-15 00:00:00Z
June 2012 - Rotary Fellowship Month
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Fellowship plays an important role in Rotary.  Whether its at the clubs weekly meeting or through social media, staying connected with other Rotarians builds appreciation and understanding of the diversity of cultures and faiths that span our globe.

The month of June marks the end of the Rotary Year and the beginning of a New Year with the Installation of the New Board ...
June 2012 - Rotary Fellowship Month Azim Raghavji 2012-06-30 00:00:00Z
Rotary Club of Burnaby 2011-12 Year in Review
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Rotary Club of Burnaby achieved the "Outstanding Club of the Year" for District 5040 during the 2011-12 Rotary Year.  The club was also recognized with a Presidential Citation from RI President Kalyan Banerjee.  

Click on the following link to see what we did: RCoB 2011-12

Rotary Club of Burnaby 2011-12 Year in Review Azim Raghavji 2012-06-30 00:00:00Z
Rotary Club of Burnaby Celebrates its 65th Anniversary
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On May 23, 1947 the Rotary Club of Burnaby was established.  Today it is the largest service club in Burnaby, having impacted countless lives locally as well as abroad.  It has a diverse make up of men and women all striving to improve the quality of lives of individuals.  The club is a great way to network with other business professionals and also give back to the community.  

In recognition of the work of the Club over this past Rotary year the club was just recently awarded the Presidential Citation Award by RI President Kalyan Banerjee, as well as being awarded the Club of the Year, in Rotary District 5040.  These are 2 great honors bestowed upon the club and the members are looking forward to doing much more in the years ahead.

To find out more about the club come join us for a lunch or email us at RotaryBurnaby@gmail.com
Rotary Club of Burnaby Celebrates its 65th Anniversary Azim Raghavji 2012-05-25 00:00:00Z
2011-12 Club of the Year & RI Presidential Citation Recipients
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby is proud to announce that we are the recipients of the District 5040, Club of the Year and Rotary International Presidential Citation Award achievers.  This is a Great Honor for our Club ...

To find out more about the Club come visit us for a lunch sometime ...
2011-12 Club of the Year & RI Presidential Citation Recipients Azim Raghavji 2012-05-19 00:00:00Z
April 2012 - Magazine Month in Rotary
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April 2012 is a month our club will remember.  Sadly, we lost long standing member Mickey Hayashi, who had 47 years of perfect attendance.
April 2012 - Magazine Month in Rotary Azim Raghavji 2012-04-30 00:00:00Z
Remembering Mickey Hayashi
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The April 27 meeting was dedicated to remembering Mickey Haysahi, who was a member of Rotary for (and perfect attendance) 47 years. 
Remembering Mickey Hayashi Peter Beynon 2012-04-27 00:00:00Z
March 2012 - Literacy Month
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March is Literacy Month in Rotary ....  March 13 is Rotaract Week, as well ...
March 2012 - Literacy Month Azim Raghavji 2012-03-31 00:00:00Z
February 2012 - World Understanding Month
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February is World Understanding Month.  Rotary Celebrates its Anniversary on February 23.  
February 2012 - World Understanding Month Azim Raghavji 2012-02-29 00:00:00Z
Past RI President Wilf Wilkinson Visit
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby had the honor of hosting Past RI President Wilf Wilkinson at its club on Friday, January 6, 2012.  There were over 150 participants and we were all able to raise $3,248.44 for The Rotary Foundation.  Thank You to all who help make the event a success.
Past RI President Wilf Wilkinson Visit Azim Raghavji 2012-01-06 00:00:00Z
January 2012 - Rotary Awareness Month
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January 2012 is a month that the Rotary Club of Burnaby will remember.

From hosting Past RI President Wilf Wilkinson, learning of Mel Shelley's life experience, learning about the work of Evergreen, to filling a container to Yerevan, Armenia and remembering Rotarian Milt Wylie, January was a month full of emotion for the club ...
January 2012 - Rotary Awareness Month Azim Raghavji 2012-01-01 00:00:00Z
December 2011
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Rotary Club of Burnaby Wishing All The Best of The Holiday Season ...

December 2011 Azim Raghavji 2011-12-25 00:00:00Z
November 2011
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Foundation Month ... Every Rotarian Every Year ...

November 2011 Azim Raghavji 2011-11-26 00:00:00Z
Nov 18 presentation on Ronald MacDonald House
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Nov 18 presentation on Ronald MacDonald House Peter Beynon 2011-11-18 00:00:00Z
Kunavelela Community Project
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Andi Webster presented a talk on the Kunavelela Community Project (a registered charity in Sount Africa) The project has provide kids with soccer equipment, developed a community farm amd drilled a water well. They now a raising funds to build a windmill, pump and water storage to provide year round water to the community farm
Kunavelela Community Project Peter Beynon 2011-10-21 00:00:00Z
Confederation Park Elementary School
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Rotary Club of Burnaby sponsors $5,000 towards Confederation Park Elementary School Playgroung.  The Grand Opening took place on Saturday, October 15.  In attendance was the mayor of Burnaby and various other dignitaries of the community.

Confederation Park Elementary School Azim Raghavji 2011-10-15 00:00:00Z
BC Securities Commission
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Linda Milani and Karen Chernoff gave a very informative presentation that provided an overview of what the BC Securities Commission can and can not do to help investors.

BC Securities Commission Peter Beynon 2011-10-14 00:00:00Z
Getting to Know Karilee & Rogelio
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The club had the benefit of getting to know Karilee Orchard and Rogelio Silva.  These presentations are known as Classification talks.
Getting to Know Karilee & Rogelio Azim Raghavji 2011-10-07 00:00:00Z
District Governor Hans Doge Visit
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby had the honor of hosting District Governor Hans Doge at our club. 
District Governor Hans Doge Visit Azim Raghavji 2011-09-23 00:00:00Z
Rotary World Help Network (RWHN)
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The Club had the honor of hearing Dan Gallant about the work of the Rotary World Help Network.  The RWHN collects and fills containers with various supplies being decommissioned from offices, schools, hospitals, etc and is sent overseas to those who will benefit from it.  The Rotary Club of Burnaby is a member of the RWHN and many of our members regularly participate in the filling of containers.  The club is looking forward to sending 2 containers overseas this year.
Rotary World Help Network (RWHN) Azim Raghavji 2011-09-16 00:00:00Z
Wildlife Rescue Association
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby met at its new home the Riverway Golfcourse.  The presentation of the day was given by the Wildlife Rescue Association of BC whose mission is to provide leadership in rehabilitating wildlife and in promoting the welfare of wild animals in the urban environment.

Wildlife Rescue Association Azim Raghavji 2011-09-09 00:00:00Z
Rotary Club of Burnaby - Club Picnic
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby enjoyed a club picnic at the Eagle Estate by Deer Lake.  The club was honored to host local as well as International Rotaractors. 

Rotary Club of Burnaby - Club Picnic Azim Raghavji 2011-09-02 00:00:00Z
Thank You & Goodbye Delta and New Member Induction of Karilee Orchard
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After a number of years at the Delta Hotel and Conference Center, the club had its last weekly session and was honored by the appearance of the many staff and management who have made our weekly sessions a success.  Thank you for the special cake made for us as well as the lovely flowers. 

During the session we also had the honor of inducting Karilee Orchard as the newest member of our club. 

Thank You & Goodbye Delta and New Member Induction of Karilee Orchard Azim Raghavji 2011-08-26 00:00:00Z
Students on Ice Arctic Youth Expedition: Trevor deZeeuw
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby was proud to provide a scholarship to Trevor de Zeeuw on his expedition to the Arctic from July 23 to August 8.  

 The Students on Ice Arctic Youth Expedition 2011 is one of the most exciting and important contributions to the International Year of Youth. Building on the legacy of the International Polar Year, it is one of the most comprehensive youth expeditions ever undertaken to the Arctic!  

Students on Ice Arctic Youth Expedition: Trevor deZeeuw Peter Beynon 2011-08-19 00:00:00Z
Burnaby Lake Bird Banding Project
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We had the honor of having Derek Matthews come and present to our club about the work of the Vancouver Avian Society.  More particularly the work that is taking place in Burnaby.  It was interesting to hear the process of the banding the birds and the seeing the diversity of birds that exist in our environment. 
Burnaby Lake Bird Banding Project Azim Raghavji 2011-08-12 00:00:00Z
Presidential Social & Fundraiser
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As President of the Club, I would like to say Thank You to all the Rotarians and Guests who attended this Presidential Social.  It was an honor and a pleasure to have everyone over.  I would also, like to thank Choices Markets for lending us their tents to ensure we had the necessary cover. 

The Social was successful as it allowed fellowship amongst all the members, their spouses and our guests.  Furthermore, we were able to raise $960 towards the Rotary International Foundation Annual Givings Program.  Good Job My Fellow Rotarians.

Please check out pictures for the day ... 

Presidential Social & Fundraiser Azim Raghavji 2011-08-05 00:00:00Z
Rotary World Help Network (RWHN) - Container to Maseru, Lesotho (Africa)
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The Rotary Club of Pemberton, sponsored a container to be sent to Lesotho, Africa.  The container was filled with hospital beds, dentist chair, and many other items to help the local community there.  Members of the Rotary Club of Burnaby, along with others, helped the Pemberton Club fill the container on Saturday, July 10.  Good Job Rotary Club of Pemberton ...
Rotary World Help Network (RWHN) - Container to Maseru, Lesotho (Africa) Azim Raghavji 2011-07-30 00:00:00Z
New Member Induction: Daniel Lee
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby is proud to install its newest member Daniel Lee.  For more information ...
New Member Induction: Daniel Lee Azim Raghavji 2011-07-29 00:00:00Z
Dixon Transitional Society (Abused Women's & Children Transition Center)
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The club had the opportunity to hear Panteha (Pany) Aghili, Executive Director of Dixon Transition Society.  Our club is proud to be able to sponsor Dixon Transition Society upto $5,000 for a washer, dryer and shelving for its laundry facility.  Rotary by way of the Rotary Anns, has sponsored Dixon Society in the past by way of collecting, small toiletries (soap, shampoo, etc), towels, etc. and it gives us great happiness to continue to this support.  

Please read more to find out about Dixon Transition Society ...

Dixon Transitional Society (Abused Women's & Children Transition Center) Azim Raghavji 2011-07-22 00:00:00Z
Reach Within To Embrace Humanity
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New Rotary International President: Kalyan Banerjee

As we embark on a New Rotary Year take a moment to listen to our New RI President's theme for the 2011-12 year.   

Reach Within To Embrace Humanity 

Reach Within To Embrace Humanity Azim Raghavji 2011-07-15 00:00:00Z
Rotary Organized Adventure Retreat (ROAR)
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Each year the Rotary Club of Burnaby, supports approx 35 kids to attend camp at Camp Jubilee.  The objective of the camp is to help the kids develop skills to help them in life and to develop leadership skills.  Some of the kids return back to become camp councilors.

Rotary Organized Adventure Retreat (ROAR) Azim Raghavji 2011-07-08 00:00:00Z
Rotary Club of Burnaby Installation Dinner 2011-12
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby held its Installation Dinner to install the New Board Members for the Rotary Year 2011-12.  Feel free to view the video ...

Rotary Club of Burnaby Installation Dinner 2011-12 Azim Raghavji 2011-07-08 00:00:00Z
Happy Canada Day from the Rotary Club of Burnaby
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby would like to wish the citizens of Burnaby and Canadians at large a Happy Canada Day !!!
Happy Canada Day from the Rotary Club of Burnaby Azim Raghavji 2011-07-01 00:00:00Z
Big Bike Event (Heart & Stroke Foundation)
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Our Rotaractors participated in the Big Bike Event held on Thursday, April 22.
Big Bike Event (Heart & Stroke Foundation) Azim Raghavji 2011-04-22 00:00:00Z
BCIT Foundation
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We had the honor of having Marie-Claire Concannon (Annual & Community Giving, BCIT Foundation), Susan Waltes (Awards Coordinator, BCIT Foundation) and Lilian Luo (2010 Recipient of the Rotary Club of Burnaby, BCIT Foundation Scholarship) join us on February 4, 2010.

Susan provided us an update on our Scholarship with the Foundation.  Since the inception of the Rotary Scholarship in 1991, 16 students have benefited from our sholarship for a total of $ 9,000 funds making its way to support students at BCIT. 

(Photo: Robin Hemmingsen, Dean of the BCIT School of Business (left), Lilian Luo, 2010 Rotary Club of Burnaby Scholarship recipient (right)) 

BCIT Foundation Azim Raghavji 2011-02-04 00:00:00Z
Michael de Jong
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On January 21 we had leadership candidate Michael de Jong present his vision for the Province of British Columbia.

Michael de Jong Azim Raghavji 2011-01-21 00:00:00Z
Learning With The Brain In Mind
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On January 14 we had a very interesting presentation by Bob Aitken about how the brain works and functions when learning.
Learning With The Brain In Mind Azim Raghavji 2011-01-14 00:00:00Z
Breakfast with Santa
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby was happy to host a Breakfast with Santa at Maywood Community School in December.  Check out the pics ...
Breakfast with Santa Azim Raghavji 2010-12-11 00:00:00Z
Design an Ad Contest 2010
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Rotary Ad Winner: Cindy Z / Brantford Elementary / Grade: 5

Design an Ad Contest 2010 Azim Raghavji 2010-03-27 00:00:00Z
Congratulations Rotaract Club of Burnaby
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Congratulations to the Rotaract Club of Burnaby for raising funds to help house displaced individuals ...
Congratulations Rotaract Club of Burnaby Azim Raghavji 2010-03-12 00:00:00Z
Pro V Day
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Pro V (volunteer) Day: The Rotary Club of Burnaby served breakfast to future leaders.
Pro V Day Azim Raghavji 2010-02-26 00:00:00Z
To The Heart of the Matter
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This years Heart of the Matter took place on February 5, 2010.

To The Heart of the Matter Azim Raghavji 2010-02-05 00:00:00Z
Hockey Night in Burnaby
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On January 30, it was Hockey Day in Canada.  The Rotary Club of Burnaby, hosted a game at the Bill Copeland Arena, where the Burnaby Express played the Surrey Eagles.  Bob, our president dropped the puck and Gus sang the National Anthem.  The event was a lot of fun.  Please view photos of the event.
Hockey Night in Burnaby Azim Raghavji 2010-01-30 00:00:00Z
Christmas Dinner
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Rotary Club of Burnaby hosted a Christmas dinner at Burnaby United Church on Monday Dec 14. Santa was there to give the children gifts.  Check out some pictures for the evening ...
Christmas Dinner Peter Beynon 2009-12-14 00:00:00Z
Pancake Breakfast
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby provided a pancake breakfast for the families at Maywood Community School. Santa was there to talk to all the kids. Check out some pictures ...
Pancake Breakfast Peter Beynon 2009-12-12 00:00:00Z
Remembering Jack Hutchins
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Jack passed away quite suddenly on April 8, 2008 at the age of 81.
Remembering Jack Hutchins Lee deNevers 2008-04-08 00:00:00Z
Remembering Dianna Krawchuk
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Dianna was taken from us March 23, 2008 after a courageous battle with cancer.
Remembering Dianna Krawchuk Lee deNevers 2008-03-23 00:00:00Z
Rotarian Reginald Millway -- a Burnaby Pioneer!
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Burnaby Rotarian Reginald Millway has been an avid member of our club since 1962. Reg played a significant role in the development of Burnaby Village where we meet each Friday at Noon, as well as many other places in our great city. Please read his autobiography below.

( Thanks to Past President Augustus Cruickshank for bringing this story to our attention.)

Rotarian Reginald Millway -- a Burnaby Pioneer! John Smithman 2006-12-05 00:00:00Z
Discover the World of Rotary ...
Discover the World of Rotary ... Azim Raghavji
RYLA 2010 - Matthew Fraser
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The Rotary Club of Burnaby was proud to sponsor Matthew Fraser to attend RYLA 2010.   Check out a video prepared by Matthew about his experience.
RYLA 2010 - Matthew Fraser Azim Raghavji
Bishop of New Westminster for Ukrainian Catholics
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Guest Speaker: Bishop Ken Nowakowski  was ordained Bishop on 24 July 2007.
Bishop of New Westminster for Ukrainian Catholics Azim Raghavji
Senior Consultant and Executive Recruiter with CTE
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Guest Speaker: Hayley Lau

Role: Senior Consultant and Executive Recruiter

Senior Consultant and Executive Recruiter with CTE Azim Raghavji
Burnaby School District Speaking Contest Winners
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We had the honour of listening to the top 3 finalist of the Burnaby School District Speaking Contest Winner.  Click to listen to one of the presentations ...
Burnaby School District Speaking Contest Winners Azim Raghavji
Gigantic Rocking Horse
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Thank You to Metropolis at Metrotown and all the Volunteers to help make the Rocking Horse fundraiser a success.  Proceeds raised will be used to support the Rotary Club of Burnaby and its projects.
Gigantic Rocking Horse Azim Raghavji
What would it take to change the world?
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Rotary International is the world's first service club organization, with more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide. Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio under the motto Service Above Self.
What would it take to change the world? Azim Raghavji