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Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise - Courtenay

Welcome to our Club!

Strathcona Sunrise BC

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Best Western - Westerly Hotel
1590 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC  V9N2K4
Canada
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What is Rotary?

Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves

Our Club Mission:

To promote and further the work of Rotary within the Comox Valley and internationally with projects that help people in need and to foster understanding among cultures, with a view to making our world a better place.

Questions?

Our Club email address is:  rotary_strathconasunrise@outlook.com
Our mailing address is: PO Box 3576, Courtenay, BC V9N 6Z8

If your question is urgent, contact Club Secretary, Bill Wright at (250) 465-0299 or at:  westcoastwright@gmail.com

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Join club member Michael Pitcher and the Georgia Straight Big Band for a fun evening DECEMBER 13 6.00 - 9.00pm at NORTHGATE CHURCH, Burgess Road in Courtenay.
 
 Make a jump in the right direction!
We welcome Valley residents who would like to actively contribute to the well-being of our community and to 'making our world a better place' through support of our international projects.
 
To learn more about Rotary, visit http://www.rotary.org/newmember.  here you will find all kinds of materials providing insight into what we do - and the payback potential to yourself.  Or, you might start by simply coming along to one of our weekly meetings (see page header for details).  Or, you might prefer to talk first with Membership Director. Paul Edgington - you can connect with him at  250.897.1656.
 
We need folk with all skill-sets, across  age and gender spectrums.  If you would like to give-back to your community while having fun and enjoying the fellowship of the team, we offer a wide variety of opportunities and would love to hear from you.
 
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Rotary International, the world's first service club organization, is made-up of some 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. It's members form a global network of business, professional and community leaders who volunteer their time and talents to serve their communities around the world.

From the earliest days of the organization, Rotarians were concerned with promoting high ethical standards in their professional lives. One of the world's most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is The Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor (who later served as RI president) when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy.
This 24-word test for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The Four-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. It asks the following four questions: "Of the things we think, say or do:

Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

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Speakers
Club Christmas Breakfast
Dec 18, 2019
Seasonal Social Meeting - Spouses & Guests Welcome
No Meeting
Dec 25, 2019
Christmas Day
No Meeting
Jan 01, 2020
New Years Day
Stephen Watson
Jan 08, 2020
B.C. Hydro
Sue Finneron & Dave Yanick
Jan 15, 2020
WTF Auction
Andrew Young, Geography Teacher, Vanier Secondary
Jan 22, 2020
Innovative Teaching: Nurturing our Passions, Playing it Forward, & Encouraging Resiliency
Club Assembly
Jan 29, 2020
 
 
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Hoops on the Hudson

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World Polio Day cheers major achievements toward global polio eradication

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