School children in Kenya

Education is critical in countries where poverty, malnutrition, and illness are a part of daily lives. In Barani Elementary School in Barani, Kenya Rotary proposes to overcome these barriers by supporting educational and nutritional programs for children in a society … Read More

Rotary Supports BRAIN BIKES!

Support for our children’s education in the Salmon Arm/Shuswap area educational system is a primary focus of Rotary in our community. Of the many projects we contribute to financially and through volunteering in education for our children, BRAIN BIKES s … Read More

Project Peanut Butter

Malnutrition is a critical, global problem that impacts millions of vulnerable children each year. It kills more than twice as many children as HIV/AIDS and malaria combined. Yet, there is a cost effective and proven solution that can eradicate severe … Read More

$25,000 to Shuswap Hospital Foundation

On the 6th of April, John Hansen, President of the Shuswap Rotary Club, and Wes Groen, President of the Salmon Arm Daybreak Rotary Club, presented $10,000 cheques to the Shuswap Hospital Foundation in support of the foundation’s fundraising efforts for … Read More

Contributing to our community

Shuswap Rotary donated $1,500 to the BC Tomorrow Society BC Tomorrow Society is developing an ecological modeling program that allows users to see how land use affects the environment. Shown above are John Hansen (Shuswap Rotary President), Dave Ramsay (BC … Read More

Cops For Kids

On September 18, Chase Rotary Club hosted 28 members and riders with the Cops For Kids bike ride to raise funds for children and families with a medical need. The riders are from the RCMP, Sheriff`s Department, Paramedics, and retired … Read More

Celebrating Literacy Month

Chase Rotary is celebrating Literacy Month with grade 3 students at Haldane Elementary and Chief Atahm school! On October18th members of the Chase Rotary Club visited and distributed dictionaries to each grade 3 student at Haldane and Chief Atahm on … Read More

Shuswap Music Festival

As well as high school and college scholarships, Rotary has been involved since 2000 in the annual Shuswap Music Festival by awarding “Best of the Fest” prizes in the Piano, Voice, and Strings categories.   The Shuswap Music Festival  is … Read More

Playground at Blackburn Park

The children and young-at-heart of Salmon Arm and beyond play at the brand new playground at Blackburn Park, donated after many hours of fundraising. 

Safe Motherhood Project – Guatemala

The Safe Motherhood Project is a group of Canadian and Guatemalan nurses, doctors, midwives, traditional birth attendants, and volunteers. We provide education and training to rural Mayan midwives and traditional birth attendants throughout Guatemala. Over the years, the Salmon Arm … Read More

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