Rotary Supports BRAIN BIKES!

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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

$25,000 to Shuswap Hospital Foundation

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 

Adopt a Highway

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Okay, we don’t adopt a whole highway… but we do make sure that 2 kilometers of the Trans Canada Highway is kept clean. Every spring (and sometimes in the fall) we gather for a few hours of fun in the … Read More

Annual scholarships

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For many years, we have been funding scholarships for local high school and college students. Depending on funds available, these scholarships have amounted to somewhere between $11,000 and $22,000 annually. In addition to its commitment to education, Rotary’s principles and … Read More

School Lunch Program

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In October 2014 the Salmon Arm Rotary Club, in partnership with Askew’s Foods, launched a school lunch program for children in need of daily lunch assistance at elementary schools. The program provided assistance to children from Falkland, Enderby, Salmon Arm, … Read More

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