Rotary Club of Kemptville

Celebrating Over 80 Years Of Service To Our Community

Club Executives & Directors
President
Treasurer
Past President
Community Services Chair
Membership Chair
Public Relations Chair
Foundation Chair
Club Secretary
E Secretary
Youth Services Chair
 
Speakers
Annual Duck Race & BBQ
May 28, 2017
Loc: Rotary Park
Fellowship BBQ
May 30, 2017
Loc: Beking Farm / Greeter Rtn Bruce
Sue Higgins
Jun 06, 2017
Loc: Castleview Fine Dining / Greeter: Rtn Ben
RI Int'l Convention
Jun 10, 2017
Loc: Atlanta, GA
Club Elections
Jun 13, 2017
Loc: Castleview Fine Dining / Greeter Rtn Anna
Canada Day Parade
Jul 01, 2017
Club Presidential Changeover
Jul 04, 2017
Loc: TBA
Swords & Plowshares Museum
Jul 11, 2017
Loc: 7500 Reeve Craig North, Kars, ON
Pizza Night
Jul 18, 2017
Loc: Camp Merrywood
DG Sue Bellor's Visit
Jul 25, 2017
Loc: Castleview Fine Dining / Greeter Rtn
 
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kemptville

Kemptville

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 6:30 PM
Castleview Restaurant
7780 Merlyn Wilson Road
Kemptville, ON  K0G 1J0
Canada
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Home Page Stories
Rotarian Wayne updated us tonight with some of the devastation he witnessed while working with the Ottawa Public Health Unit at Constance Bay. He went through some of the things the Unit did at the floods onset as well as what happened and the assistance that was given as the waters receded. He brought what we saw on the media to a personal level.
In conjunction with its annual duck race being held on Sunday May 28th,the Rotary Club of Kemptville is currently conducting its Third Annual Business Decoy Decorating Event. Submissions from local businesses has been fantastic and we are inviting the public to view and vote for their favorite decorated duck decoy! The decoys will be on display at Canada’s Hunting and Fishing Store located at our local Canadian Tire Store between May 12 to 23, 2017. Votes will be tallied and winner selection will take place on May 26. The winner will be announced at the Annual Rotary Duck Race on May 28, 2017 where the decoys will be on display. The duck decoys will also be in the Rotary Canada Day parade, July 1, 2017. Photos of some of these great creations are shown below.
 
 
 
Our speaker this evening was Sabrina Rubli, founder of Femme International.
 
 
Femme International is an NGO that is dedicated to promoting education regarding menstrual health in Eastern Africa. Femme has been working in Kenya since 2013 as well as in Tanzania. Menstruation is a large deterrent to education for women who are not able to access information or products. There are cultural taboos that exist in many areas and isolation occurs for many women during menstruation. The organization is based on educating women about anatomy and strategies to ensure women are safe and healthy.
For additional information on this organization and how you can help, please visit www.femmeinternational.org
 
Our speaker tonight was the overall winner of the Rotary Science Fair, Kevin Streight. Kevin along with Science Fair organizer, teacher Matt Wilson spoke to the club about the fair. Kevin brought his display booth and experiment with him, explained the premise and demonstrated it to our club.
 
 
The future of our youth looks bright.
About Rotary

Rotary members, as volunteers, conduct projects and donated time and energy to address today’s humanitarian challenges, including illiteracy, disease, hunger, poverty, lack of clean water, and environmental concerns while encouraging high standards in all vocations. Rotary members strive to build goodwill and peace, and provide humanitarian service in the communities and throughout the world. For more information, visit www.kemptvillerotary.ca or call President Cora @ 613-258-5396.
 
 
 
 
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