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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What’s the big deal about Rotary?

Join us for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The amazing local Nathan Pawluck helps out local Rotary capture some amazing club and fundraising moments ...
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I am humbled

I have walked silently down the clean, wide hallways and looked at the original works of art donated by so many. A Robert Bateman, number 3 of only 20. Needlework. Mixed media. Oils and water colours. The lounge, with TV, hundreds of books and just as many puzzles, quiet corners or comfy chairs gathered around coffee tables. The games room has a pool table, shuffle board, more games, tv, sofas, tables, a pot of coffee almost always, a kettle and tea bags or hot chocolate otherwise. Bread and toaster, milk in the fridge and cereal on the counter. There is ...
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On 6 APR 17 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 fund raising efforts for the two designated palliative beds now operational at the hospital. Doug Murray accepted the cheques on behalf of the Foundation. When coupled with $5,000 contributed to the palliative beds fundraiser by the Salmon Arm Rotary Club, today’s contribution brings total Rotary support for the palliative beds to $25,000.

$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 the two designated palliative beds now operational at the hospital. Doug Murray accepted the cheques on behalf of the Foundation. When coupled with $5,000 contributed to the palliative beds fundraiser by the Salmon Arm Rotary Club, today’s contribution brings total Rotary support for the palliative beds to $25,000. ...
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