Welcome to Rotary Club of Summerland!
Summerland

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 7:30 AM
Summerland Lutheran Church
15244 Victoria Rd. N
Summerland, BC V0H 1Z3
Canada
1) Regular Meeting - 2nd Tuesday of month at 7:30am
2) Regular Meeting - 3rd Tuesday of month at 7:30am
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WINNER!
 
Congratulations to the winners of our latest 50/50 draw
Ed & Roxanne Latour of Summerland 
who walked away with a cheque for $4,015 earlier this week. A big win!
Thank you to everyone who supported the 50/50 draw and Rotary in Summerland.
NEXT DRAW…starts January 23rd…Draw date…March 2, 2023. Stay tuned for more details in the New Year!
 
 
 
Current projects supported by this draw are Lakeshore Racquets Centre building upgrades and the new Ping Pong for Good program, and Powell Beach Park improvements by the Trout Creek Community Association.

 

Deadline: Tuesday, December 6, 2022 at 11:59 p.m.
Draw: Friday, December 9, 2022 at 4:30 p.m.

Tickets may be sold and purchased in British Columbia only. Orders will not be accepted from anyone outside the Province of British Columbia or any non-residents of British Columbia.
Our Inbound Rotary Exchange student from Switzerland, Joelle, kicked-off the ski-season at Apex Ski Resort on a sunny but cold day!
There  was plenty of snow. Joelle and Summerland Rotarian, Aart Dronkers, enjoyed some nice runs to get into the groove.
 
Marsuk Friesen presenting a $400.00 cheque from cut flower sales from her amazing garden to the Rotary Club of Summerland's Past President, Linda Van Alphen. Marsuk has raised close to $1,200 through her fundraising efforts in the past three months. Marsuk is pleased that all sales proceeds will be used exclusively for local Rotary Club of Summerland projects.
 
This year, the SSS leadership class partnered with the Summerland Rotary Club to refresh our school’s courtyard. The courtyard is located in the center of the school and is an ideal place for students to do homework or have lunch but can also double as an outdoor classroom. Due to lack of seating, the courtyard has not been used to its full potential in recent years. The funding provided by the Summerland Rotary Club allowed for the purchase of several tables and chairs which students starting using as soon as they arrived and were a welcomed addition.  The plan going forward is to add a student painted mural, indigenous plantings that attract pollinators and require little water as well as more seating and shaded areas to complete the space and make for a welcoming environment. We are extremely grateful to the Summerland Rotary Club for partnering with us and making this dream a reality.
 
 
 
Congratulations to our most recent 50/50 winner, Jaclyn Cousins!
 
President Elect, Bob Van Balkom, was pleased to present Jaclyn a cheque for $2,020 - half of the proceeds raised for our May 31st draw.
The other half of the proceeds will be used to assist with our Bursary donations, as well as support other projects within the Summerland School system.
Thank you to everyone who supported our Big 50/50 Draw!
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Club Executives & Directors
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Secretary
Treasurer
Membership
The Rotary Foundation
Service Projects
Public Relations
Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Nancy Wilson
    February 1
  • Mirjana Komljenovic
    February 2
  • Orville Robson
    February 3
  • Jonathan Laumer
    February 19
  • Preston Mott
    February 22
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Robert Clayson
    February 3
  • David Courtemanche
    February 16
Anniversaries:
  • Linda Van Alphen
    Marty Van Alphen
    February 15
  • Michael Zang
    Sophia
    February 20
Join Date:
  • David Perehudoff
    February 1, 1995
    28 years
  • Chantelle Meriam
    February 3, 2015
    8 years
  • Michael Zang
    February 17, 2004
    19 years
  • Ellen Walker-Matthews
    February 25, 2014
    9 years
  • Donald Gemmell
    February 26, 2013
    10 years
 
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Eighth-grader Rosa is no stranger to hard work. She regularly helps her mother in the fields and tends to the family’s own crops and livestock.

At the end of elementary school, she was on the all-too-common edge of dropping out, as the cost of going to school increased. She’d already come three years further than her mother, Leoncia, who only finished third grade. But thanks to the Thousand Girls Initiative, Rosa was selected to enter our Rise Youth Development Program.

Her journey has been so inspiring that she was even recently featured by a superhero! (OK... a superhero actor.)

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