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For RESIDENCES, your flags will be installed beginning before  May 23 and taken down after November 11. If you wish to take down and then reinstall your own flag at any time during this period, feel free to do so. Also, if any damage or loss occurs, we encourage you to contact us at rotarysalmonarm@gmail.com so that we can replace or repair as necessary.

For COMMERCIAL locations, your flags will be installed and removed so they are flying around four Canadian holidays - May 23, July 1, September 5, and November 11.

The fee is $100 per flag flown. Click on Read More to see where the funds raised have gone.

Sponsor Coleman Graf  pins a new Rotary pin on the club's newest member, Keith Beckett on Monday 9 May. Keith, a past Rotarian of SA Daybreak & Golden, became interested in rejoining when he visited Project Amigo in Mexico and learned of our club's interest in and support of that program. 
 
Rotarian Darcy Johnston was presented with a Paul Harris Fellow award by Foundation Chair Sterling Land on May 2. Darcy joins many fellow club members who  support the Rotary Foundation with regular donations. 
New member sponsor Lynda Stepura welcomes Sarah Sigurdson to our club while pinning on her Rotary badge.  Sarah was inducted by AG Penny Brown on Monday, 11 April. 
Coleman Graf was presented with his Paul Harris +5 pin by AG Penny Brown on Monday, 11 April. Coleman has been a Rotarian for 46 years and is still an active member of our club. 
New Rotarian Dallas Belt receives his membership badge from Acting President Bruce Killick, while sponsor and Rotarian Jourdyne Mason looks on during the installation held Monday, March 7. 
Karla Ferster, 2nd from left, was inducted into club  membership on Monday 28 February by PDG Jeff den Biesen (far right). Sponsored by Rotarian Kari Wilkinson, Karla has spoken twice to our club about her business the Frog Friendly Coffee Company. President Garry Hoffart (far left) welcomed the new member.  
 
Our club's annual Paul Harris Fellowship Community Recognition was this year awarded to Emergency Support Services , whose members have gone above and beyond in 2021 to help those in need through fire and flood . Representing ESS to receive the award were Sherry and Shannon Gilroy, here shown with sponsor and fellow ESS member Nancy Cooper. 
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Joyce Henderson, seen here with friend & fellow supporter, Vida Yakong, a Ghanian
student now teaching in Ghana talked on Monday 9 May to the club about the Girl Child Education Project in Northern Ghana. 
 


 
Recent fundraising campaigns, with donations from the community, "tripled" by existing funds from our Club, resulted in cheques for $14,400 being donated to both Salmon Arm Food Banks - Second Harvest and Salvation Army.  Generous support from businesses and individuals in our community make this possible.
 
 
These Belize school children are thrilled with their new school building at St Michael's Anglican School in Pomona.
 
 
Shuswap Youth Organizers Cadyn Moraice, Abby Paetch, and Mikayla Wilkinson are surrounded by Rotary sponsors as they receive funding for Shuswap Youth Launch 2022. At the March 7 Rotary meeting, the girls brought the club up to date on the progress of the event. They presented the agenda and speakers for the event, which will be live at the Shuswap Theatre and live-streamed to those unable to attend in person.  

Join us at a Meeting

Mondays at 12:00 Noon at the Hilltop Inn

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

Speakers
Tracey Edwards
May 16, 2022
Zest
Mikayla Wilkinson, Abbi Paetsch, Cadyn Moraice
May 30, 2022
Shuswap Youth Launch
No Speaker
Jun 06, 2022
Club Meeting
Joel Torrens
Jun 13, 2022
Food Forest, Salvation Army