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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
 

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.
 
District Governor Visits Burlington - On Wednesday October 30th, the four Rotary Clubs of Burlington were honoured to host the district governor Lesley Barmania for a four club meeting.  Also present was former Rotary International president Wilf Wilkinson.    It was great to see over 80 people from the four clubs of Burlington come together under one umbrella to listen to Lesley and Wilf give such motivating speeches.
Left to right: Mary Brady (RCBN), Elaine Matthew (RCB), Lesley Barmania, DG, Ute Linder (RCBL), Wilf Wilkinson Past RI Pres, Rika Wilkinson
 
Lisette Receives Paul Harris - On Wednesday October 23rd, the Rotary Club of Burlington honoured Lisette Kingo with a Paul Harris Award.  This was in recognition of her tremendous work done through the Angel Project.  Lisette has been a tireless advocate for complex care patients in the hospital and clearly demonstrates "service above self" in everything she does.  Congratulations Lisette.
Ribfest Volunteering - On Friday August 30th a group of volunteers from the Rotary Club of Burlington happily volunteered at the Ribfest run by the Lakeshore Rotary Club.  It's great to see such cooperation between all the clubs in Burlington.
Rotary Exchange Program On August 21st, Jeff Woods, introduced the club to our newest exchange students.  Stephanie Mazza (shown on the left) is our outbound student and will be spending the next year in Japan.  You can follow her adventures on her blog. Emmi Lahti (shown on the right) is our inbound student from Finland.  The club wishes both students a successful exchange.
History of the Rotary Club of Burlington - Jim Parker, who is one of the founding members of the Rotary Club of Burlington, shared some stories and showed the members a "Club History" book which has been scanned and made available online.  Can you believe dues used to be only $5?  Read the book to learn so many interesting facts
Jim Parker Award - A new award was created this year, honoring our founding member Jim Parker and his perfect attendance.  Each year the member with the highest club attendance is recognized with the Jim Parker Award.  For 2018-2019 Chris Demerino was the recipient.
Congratulations to our Paul Harris Award Winners - During the club changeover meeting on Wednesday June 19th, several deserving Rotarians were given a Paul Harris Award.  This award is points based and recognizes members for outstanding contributions over an extended period of time.   Congratulations to all the recipients.
 
 
 
 
 
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