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The Rotary Club of Ottawa is now a member of the Impact Hub Ottawa community where we are holding our meetings and connecting with other community builders here in the capital.

 

We are offering Club meetings 4 times a month – 2 midday meetings and 2 early evening meetings with new engaging meeting formats that give our members increased opportunity for friendship and meeting times that are convenient for younger Rotarians who work, female Rotarians with family commitments, as well as current and prospective members.

 

Upcoming Club Meetings & Events

Monday, Dec 09 – AGM for the Rotary Club of Ottawa – 5:30 p.m
Monday, Dec 16 – Rotary Holiday Celebration – 12:00 Noon
Monday, Dec 23 –  NO MEETING
Monday, Dec 30 –  NO MEETING
 
The Rotary Club of Ottawa was pleased to welcome John Chol and other members from the South Sudanese Languages Institute here in #Ottawa. The Institute used funds received from our Club to publish newly written books for learners of South Sudanese languages.
It was a cold evening when I left my warm dormitory to go to my very first Rotary night, a networking night to be more precise. I already knew of Rotary, but I had never been to a Rotary event before. Since I had just arrived in Canada, I thought that this would be an excellent opportunity to get to know more people. How wrong I was!! Wrong because I was blessed with so much more than just ‘meeting people’. I was warmly welcomed by Kateri Clark, this year's Rotary Club President and quickly introduced to all the Rotarians and Rotaractors. They made me feel so welcome, and I immediately signed up for membership of the Rotaract (Student) Club of Ottawa South.
 
 
 
Dear Rotarian,
 
Thank you for donating your time and energy into developing the greater Ottawa community! Thanks to your support, through our fundraising ventures and personal donations, the Rotary Club of Ottawa was able to contribute to our local, national and international communities this year in the following ways. This is on top of the thousands of hours our members contributed in service to the community, the Club and our world.

LOCAL COMMUNITY SERVICE
Operation Come Home (The Achievement Centre)                                                   20,000     
Somerset West Community Health Centre – Youth Drop IN                                    2,000
Youville Centre to support infant Mental Health Program                                        2,000
Spinal Cord Injury Association of Ontario – (Ease of life equipment)                    1,200
South Sudanese Language Institute – to publish cultural books                              1,514
Operation Come Home – Food Works Catering – Catering dishes/supplies         1,040
Psychologist Dr. Carol Milestone for group therapy program                                   1,000
Ottawa Food Bank – Fresh Harvest Program                                                               1,000
Parkdale Food Centre – purchase of food                                                                      1,000
Wilson Elementary School – purchase of new world and local maps                         700
Operation Come Home – “Breakfast on the Rideau” support                                      650
Dictionaries 4 Life – (Dictionaries for Grade 3 students)                                              615
        
NATIONAL SERVICE
Rotary Adventure in Citizenship Program                                                                100,000
 
INTERNATIONAL SERVICE
Computers for Schools in Burundi                                                                                  2,735
School Bus Project – Chennai, India                                                                               1,600
Annual scholarships for 2 high school girls in Uganda                                               1,000
Support for Rotarian Russian Delegation to Ottawa                                                      400
ONGOING SUPPORT OF TWO SPONSORED SYRIAN REFUGEE FAMILY  (since 2014)
 
NEW GENERATIONS
Rotary Youth Exchange Program, Interact and Rotaract Clubs                                7,000
Young Citizens Foundation of Canada                                                                            1,000
Hosted Speed Networking event for University Students
 
OTHER
Ottawa Rotary Children’s Foundation (members donations)                                    2,000
Rotary International Foundation donation to annual fund                                        5,800
 
Total Contributions to the International,
Nationa & Local Community This Year                                     $154,254  
 

Meeting Venue & Hours

Mondays at 12:00 NOON, alternating Mondays at 5:30 PM
Impact Hub Ottawa
123 Slater Street, 6th Floor
Ottawa, ON  K1P 5H2
Canada

Phone:
(613) 860-1521
Fax:
(613) 445-6438
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Adventure in Citizenship Programme / Redécouvrons Notre Citoyenneté
April 25 – 29, 2020
 
Guest Speakers
Annual General Meeting
Dec 09, 2019 5:30 PM
AGM for the Rotary Club of Ottawa
Rotary Holiday Celebration
Dec 16, 2019 12:00 PM
The Bridge Public House, 1 Donald Street 12 Noon
NO MEETING
Dec 23, 2019
NO MEETING
Dec 30, 2019
 
 
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