News
Kari Wilkinson was recently presented with a Paul Harris Fellow +3  recognition by Foundation Chair Sterling Land. The club members congratulated Kari for her contributions to Foundation, and for her efforts in being  such a supportive  and hard-working member of our club. 
 
 
 
On Monday 25 October,  Salmon Arm Secondary Sullivan Campus  Interact club members 
outlined their club initiatives which include local community projects and a re-launch of the Shuswap Youth Launch that was so successful in a virtual
format last year.  
 
 
New member Jourdyne Mason gave her bio on Monday 27 Sept.  She was born in Kelowna and grew up in BC's southern interior.  She attended University of Calgary and did her chiropractic studies in Toronto.  She enjoyed many sports and was actively involved in Guiding. In 2017 she cycled across Canada. Salmon Arm is her first chiropractic job.
The Rotary Club of Salmon Arm has donated $2000 to the Lytton Fire Relief. The money will be added to the funds that through Red Cross are being distributed to the residents of Lytton, who lost their homes and businesses. 
 
 
The commemorative plaque for Christmas Island at the Salmon Arm Foreshore was just refurbished after showing some wear and tear.  Christmas Island was built and dedicated in 1991 to Eric Christmas, a long-time Rotarian who was very involved in saving the foreshore and developing the sanctuary.  Eric passed away in 1990 and a plaque was erected in his honour.
Stories
 
Retired Judge Ted Brecknell is all smiles as he accepts a certificate of appreciation from Isabel Reinertson for his presentation to the club meeting on Monday 15 November.
 
On Monday, Nov 1, Julia Beatty and Frederick Vroom from Shuswap Climate Action  gave an impassioned presentation on our changing climate, focusing largely on the Shuswap.  They illustrated how individuals and governments can act now to mitigate the accelerating changes. 
 
 
In Guatemala, about 10% of the population has a disability: the need for prosthetics and wheelchairs is overwhelming.  For over 15 years the Rotary Club of Salmon Arm has contributed to this need, thanks to member Maureen McTavish, who had travelled to Guatemala, seen the need first-hand,  and met Alex Galvez, co-founder of Transitions. When Maureen returned home, she introduced Alex and the project to our club.
 

Jennifer Broadwell, Manager of the Salmon Arm Downtown Association. and Althea Mongerson, Projects and Member Coordinator,  outlined the upcoming fall and winter programs for Downtown Salmon Arm.

Join us at a Meeting

Mondays at 12:00 Noon at the Hilltop Inn

1460 Trans Canada Hwy. NE, Salmon Arm   (See Map).

Speakers
Joel deBoer
Nov 29, 2021
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Derek Sutherland & Tracey Hughes
Dec 13, 2021
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Woinshet Bayssie
Jan 10, 2022
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