The Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise

Comox Valley, BC.

 

 

Rotary Club of Strathcona Sunrise - Comox Valley BC

Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Strathcona Sunrise BC

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 7:00 AM
Best Western - Westerly Hotel
1590 Cliffe Avenue
Courtenay, BC  V9N2K4
Canada
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What is Rotary?

"A worldwide network of inspired individuals who translate their passions into relevant social causes to change lives in communities."

Our Club Mission:

To promote and further the work of Rotary within the Comox Valley and internationally with projects that help people in need and to foster understanding among cultures, with a view to making our world a better place.

Questions?

Our club email address is rotary_strathconasunrise@outlook.com
Our mailing address is: PO Box 3576, Courtenay, BC V9N 6Z8

... or if urgent, contact Secretary, Pat McKenna @ 250-890-0855 or comoxmckenna@gmail.com

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Home Page Stories
 
September 15-17 sees the return of RIBFEST - Year 3
 
Our promise - It will be better than ever!
 
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An early morning fitness quiz is just what was needed to raise a little cash at this fun session July 19th.  Most of us were not really fully awake - so were easy targets!
 
Lynn Black and Ian Smith:
 
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Past President Mike Collins delivered a few tokens of thanks to board members who missed his inauguration - seen here, former Treasurer, Janice Thornburn and Jean-Marc Jaquier (Services to the Rotary Foundation)
 
 
 
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Our new Rotary Year was ushered in three days early on June 28 when President Mike Collins (right) passed the baton to President Richard Clarke.
Thank you Mike for a year of great service.  Richard we look forward to your direction and guidance in the year ahead.
 
  
 
Many other changes came into effect - among them new faces for Sergeant-at-Arms.  Below Lynn Black and Ian Smith make their debut.
 
 
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Late in February, our club celebrated it's 30th birthday. Thirty years of service to the Comox Valley Community and to others around the world - with the objective of 'making our world a better place' - and having some fun doing it. Five founding members were on hand to celebrate - cake too!  From left to right the suspects are: David Gibson, Bayne Mann, Al Berquist, Elmer Philipson and Daryl Pippin.
 
 
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From the earliest days of the organization, Rotarians were concerned with promoting high ethical standards in their professional lives. One of the world's most widely printed and quoted statements of business ethics is The Four-Way Test, which was created in 1932 by Rotarian Herbert J. Taylor (who later served as RI president) when he was asked to take charge of a company that was facing bankruptcy.
This 24-word test for employees to follow in their business and professional lives became the guide for sales, production, advertising, and all relations with dealers and customers, and the survival of the company is credited to this simple philosophy. Adopted by Rotary in 1943, The Four-Way Test has been translated into more than a hundred languages and published in thousands of ways. It asks the following four questions: "Of the things we think, say or do:

Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

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Speakers
Vivian Vaillant
Jul 26, 2017
The Teen Entrepreneur Club through the Boys and Girls Club Comox Valley
Dana Starritt
Aug 02, 2017
Black Creek Community Centre
Club Assembly
Aug 09, 2017
Ocean Varney
Aug 16, 2017
YANA
Cort Vaughan
Sep 06, 2017
End Polio Now - A Countdown to History
Pat McKenna and Tom Beshr
Sep 20, 2017
Habitat for Humanity Vancouver Island North - Building Community
Tim Ennis
Sep 27, 2017
Comox Valley Land Trust
 
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