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. 
 
 
Congratulations to our 2018 car draw winner! Ian Richardson of Waterloo, Ticket # 15111 drawn on November 30
 
Thank you to all our sponsors and everyone who participated

 

Friday November 30, 2018. Members were at the Kitchener Ranger game, at the Aud to sell tickets and participate in the draw for the 2019 Mercedes Benz A250.

 

In this picture are Al Way, Alex, Brian and Richard Bruckeder getting ready for the ticket draw. 

 
On November 5th, visiting Rotarian Elena Shpinel presented club President Richard with a flag from Rotary Club Moscow International and welcomed any visitors to Moscow to attend a meeting, as the Club is the only English speaking club in the city. 
 
The early bird drawings took place on October 15, 2018 at the Mercedes-Benz Kitchener-Waterloo dealership
 
 
$500 Swanson's Home Hardware Gift Certificate was won by Greg Mumford of Kingston
 
A night for 4 at a Kitchener Rangers Hockey game, including dinner (value $200) was won by Marion McKeen of Waterloo
 
The final draw for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz A250 takes place on November 30, 2018.  Buy Tickets
 
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. 
 
 
On August 3rd, Club President Richard and President-elect Paul were pleased to present our Club's cheque for $1,500 to Brian Breckles, President, Junior  Achievement, Waterloo Region. Junior Achievement requested our support to fund two students participation in The Junior Achievement Next Generation Leaders (NGL) Forum which takes place in London Ontario from August 19 to 24, 2018. This request was recently approved by our Foundation. 
 
 
Welcome Jess Moat, our clubs 2018 - 2019 exchange student.  Jess arrived in January and comes to us from Auckland New Zealand. She is attending High School at KCI and will be our guest for one year.
 
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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Rotary Local Lager
Now available at select Beer Stores in Kitchener & Waterloo
 
Upcoming Events
 
Speakers
No Meeting
Mar 25, 2019
In Lieu of Club Assembly on Tuesday Evening
Amy Venner
Apr 01, 2019
Aids Council of Cambridge, Kitchener, Waterloo and Area
Margaret van Haren, Physiotherapist
Apr 08, 2019
Ekenywa, Nakuru, Kenya
Bryyn McAuley
Apr 15, 2019
Peace Scholar
 
 
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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