March 31, 2020
 
April and May Schedule
In light of the rapidly changing situation with COVID-19 the decision has been made by our Board to suspend all in person meetings over the month of April and May. We are intending, wherever possible, to replace those meetings with online Zoom meetings. 
 
The health and safety of our members, their families and our community is our first and foremost priority. We are monitoring messages and guidance from public health authorities and following/implementing changes as appropriate for our organization.
 
The winner from Car Draw 2019, David Finnerty at Mercedes-Benz Kitchener-Waterloo, with Ken Thibodeau, General Manager and Sara Hynes, New Car Sales Manager. Rotary Club of Kitchener, President, Paul Rostrup and Adrian DeCoo, Chair of the Car Draw were on hand to congratulate the winner.
 
Linda Kenny, CEO, KidsAbility and Lisa Talbot, Executive Director, Kidsability Foundation receive a donation of $35,000 from the Rotary Club of Kitchener. 
 
Proudly founded and supported by local Rotarians since 1957, KidsAbility™ is the recognized leader in Waterloo Region and Guelph-Wellington for empowering children and youth with a wide range of complex special needs to realize their full potential. 
Rotary is one of the largest service organizations in the world, bringing together business and professional leaders to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world. There are over 30,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide and over 1.2 million Rotarians. There are six areas of focus where Rotarians focus their efforts: peace and conflict prevention/resolution, disease prevention and treatment, water and sanitation, maternal and child health, basic education and literacy, and economic and community development. 
 
 
Beer Store Locations:
Kitchener    (Downtown) 400 King St W.
Kitchener    (King St. E) 1255 Weber St. E.
Kitchener    (Victoria St) 1120 Victoria Street N.
Waterloo    70 Weber St. N.
Waterloo    624 King St. N.
Waterloo    (Erb/Ira Needles) 659 Erb St W.
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Buy your GolfNorth Gift Cards, Game Packages and Foursome Specials from the Rotary Club of Kitchener and 20% of the sales goes to the club
Now available at select Beer Stores in Kitchener & Waterloo
Upcoming Events
Speakers
No Meeting on Monday
Apr 13, 2020
Easter Monday / Committee Meetings Week
Regular Online Meeting Via ZOOM
Apr 20, 2020 12:00 PM
WR Connects with Dave Thomas, Connector Manager - KW Multicultural
Special Project - Dom Cardillo Trail
Apr 27, 2020 4:30 PM
Dom Cardillo Trail Spring Clean Up - To Be Confirmed
Regular Meeting - Club Peace Committee
May 04, 2020 12:00 PM
Rotary & Peace - What We Do!
Contact Us
Mailing Address:
Rotary Club of Kitchener
c/o KidsAbility Centre
500 Hallmark Drive,
Waterloo, Ontario
N2K 3P5
 
Telephone:
519-886-3850
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