The RCMP Musical Ride Comes to Salmon Arm

On July 16, Salmon Arm residents and summer visitors were treated to one of the most spectacular shows going – the RCMP Musical Ride (Royal Canadian Mounted Police). Over 3,400 people attended two sold-out performances, one in the afternoon and another in the evening. The RCMP Musical Ride is performed by a full troop of 32 riders and their horses. Their performance consists of intricate figures and drills choreographed to music. The riders act as ambassadors of goodwill who promote the RCMP’s image throughout Canada and the world and help raise thousands of dollars for local charities and non-profit organizations ...
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1st Annual Food Drive – a great success in Salmon Arm

On April 21st, the three Rotary Clubs from Salmon Arm collected 6000 lbs. of food on our 1st Annual Food Drive.  More than 60 volunteers participated, including some from the food banks and churches, and also our three Interact students and two inbound Exchange Students. The food was distributed to the Salvation Army Food Bank, the 2nd Harvest Food Bank, and the Safe Society. A big thank you to the people in the community who supported the Food Drive by leaving their bags of groceries outside for us to pick up.

Meet our local Interact club!

Recently, Rotary Interact Club members visited all three local meetings to highlight the work they are doing in our community. Interact is Rotary International’s service club for young people ages 12 to 18. Interact clubs are sponsored by individual Rotary clubs, which provide support and guidance, but they are self-governing and self-supporting.  ...
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Cassie O'Flaherty

Follow Cassie’s adventures

Follow along as Cassie O’Flaherty of Salmon Arm shares her adventure as a Rotary Exchange student. Sponsored by Rotary District 5060, she is currently living in the Czech Republic (D2240) for the school year of 2017/2018. Here are some of her adventures! Excerpt from her first post in July 2017: “The idea to go on a long-term exchange began a few years ago–hearing about it from a close family friend. My love for travel, exploration, and learning seemed to fit in with everything that an exchange is. As I continued through high school, I developed an interest for international relationships, and ...
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Marc Danserau and Shuswap Hospice

We were fortunate to have Marc Dansereau as our speaker at a recent Rotary meeting.  Marc shared his personal experience of losing a beloved daughter Bernadette, and how the Shuswap Hospice Society helped him and his family through this tragedy. Read more to see how Rotary helps. Marc’s family appreciated so much the help, care and counseling they got from Hospice, specifically Canuck Place where the family was able to stay by Bernadette’s side during her treatments in Vancouver. This led to Marc using his sand sculpturing talents (a fun activity he had with Bernadette) to help support our local Hospice ...
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