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Confirmed Club Cancellations & Changes

Confirmed Club Cancellations, Changes & Zoom Online Meetings

If your club would like to announce cancellations, changes or request access to Zoom Online meeting services for regular, board or committee meetings, email Charlene Bearden with details of the meeting. Confirmation and instructions will be supplied in a return email.
 
 
 
Calgary at Stampede Park - March 19 & 26Lethbridge - All meetings cancelled until further notice
Brooks - March 19 & 26
Calgary Centennial - March 16, 23 & 30Lethbridge East - March 17 & 24Cochrane  - March 17 & 24
Calgary Chinook - All meetings cancelled until further noticeLethbridge Sunrise & Rotaract - Fellowship Event cancelled 
Calgary Downtown - March 17 & 24                                                                              
Calgary East - All meetings cancelled until further noticeMedicine Hat - All meetings cancelled until further noticeRotaract - UofC - moving to Zoom Online meetings
Calgary Fish Creek - March 23 & 30  
Calgary Heritage Park - March 20 & 27  
Calgary Millennium - Zoom Online Lunch Meeting  
Calgary Olympic - March 19  
Calgary West - All meetings cancelled until further notice  
  
 
 
TIME
Wine Raffle, Thu Apr 23, for Australian Wildfire Relief
 
The Rotary Club of High River is fundraising to support Rotary efforts in rebuilding after the devastating fires in Australia.
 
Please buy a ticket(s) and help us help them!
 
Contact Wally Gardiner gardinercomputer@shaw.ca to buy a ticket electronically
NEW
District Conference 2020 POSTPONED
 

Not surprisingly under this unprecedented crisis, the DisCon 2020 Committee has decided to postpone the District Conference to the first weekend in October 2020. At this time we are considering a scaled-down conference, likely to one day.

Be patient with the DisCon 2020 Committee as they work diligently to coordinate rescheduling with the hotel, speakers, sponsors, entertainment, and registrants. All will be contacted over the next few days.

 
Click to get all the details on When, Where, Schedule and Register Today!
 
 
Bites & Bevvies, Fri Mar 20, Lacombe POSTPONED
Bites & Bevvies, Hosted by Rotary Club of Lacombe Daybreak
Friday, March 20
Lacombe Memorial Centre
$40 in Advance
 
Tickets available at Mary C. Moore Library
Strand Media Cop
Judit Ficzere, CPA
or Contact Ingrid at 403-506-7707
Rotary Networking, Thu Mar 26, Calgary POSTPONED
Please join the Rotary Club of Calgary Chinook on Thursday March 256th from 5:30 - 7:00(ish) at Limericks Pub for our March Rotary networking meeting.
 
As always all guests are welcome to share a business or Rotary update.  Please bring any potential new members or business contacts as you do not need to be a member to attend.  This is a great way to meet other Rotarians, tip a pint and make a business connection.
 
I am excited to announce our guest speaker is Manon Mitchell from The Rotary Club of Calgary. She will be introducing us to Palladio Music and the Rotarian Connection! Palladio Music is a duet team who perform throughout Calgary for a variety of functions. Discover the best kept musical secret behind Palladio Music, The Calgary Civic Symphony.
  
As always all guests are welcome to share a business or Rotary update.  Please email me to let know if you would like to join us it and if you have any guests to bring.
 
Regards,
Robert Wolfson
Rotary Club of Calgary Chinook
403-560-6471
Millennial Pub Trivia, Fri Apr 3, Calgary POSTPONED
Millennial Pub Trivia night will test your knowledge of everything millennial. From memes and vines to places millennials can't afford to travel to, we'll have it all!
 
This event is happening on April 3rd, 2020 from 6pm-10pm at Hudsons on 5th. Doors will open at 6pm and trivia will start at 7pm. 
 
Until March 20th, early bird ticket pricing is on! Early bird tickets are 2 for $25 for students and 2 for $50 for Rotarians. After March 20th, tickets are $15 each for students and $30 for Rotarians. Payment can be made with cash or via E-transfer. Each ticket includes a $5 drink voucher, courtesy of Hudsons.
 
All profits will be donated to the Calgary and Area Child Advocacy Centre, a local organization that provides support for young survivors of abuse.
Thank you for your support. 

See you soon!
 
Vienna Buchholz
Co-President 2019-2020
University of Calgary Rotaract Club
Adventures in Tech CANCELLED
Adventures in Technology Program Registration Now Open! 
 
Do you know a grade 11 or 12 student who may be interested in learning more about technology, the many ways it affects our lives, and the opportunities it holds for tomorrow?
If so, your club should consider sponsoring them to attend the upcoming Adventures in Technology Program! This exciting learning opportunity takes place in beautiful Saskatoon, Saskatchewan from Sunday, May 3rd - Friday, May 8th, 2020!
 
Further program details and links to the Sponsor & Student Registration Forms can be found on the District 5550 website 
 
Registration deadline for both sponsors and students is Friday, March 20, 2020. Space is limited to 28 students, so apply early!
Questions? Don’t hesitate to contact Jenny Plotzki, Rotary Club of Saskatoon North at (306)280-8339 or jenny.plotzki@gmail.com
EVENTS
Donate art till Sun Apr 19
Rex Murphy, Mon May 4, Red Deer
  
Rotary Club of Red Deer is celebrating our centennial in 2023 and have committed to building a multi-million-dollar project called the Rotary Wetlands Education Center.
The Center will be situated at Red Deer’s southern gateway adjacent to Slacks Slew with the aim of preserving the wetlands and providing wetlands education for
future generations to enjoy.  You can find more information and details about this exciting project at: Rotary Wetlands Education Centre.
 
As part of our campaign to raise the necessary funds, The Rotary Club is hosting a Mac and Cheese lunch fundraiser with Rex Murphy on May 4, 2020 at the Cambridge Exhibition Hall, Red Deer (11.30am)
 
Rex Murphy radiates intelligence and trustworthiness. He’s been described as “inimitable.” His endearing style brings forth a sarcastic intellect and deep insight into issues affecting individuals and businesses.
 
He knows what makes Canadians tick, and what drives our political and social affairs. Rex makes us important and reminds us we have culture beyond hockey.
 
His thought-provoking, sometimes stinging commentary and original insights are delivered through a vocabulary to make Webster’s consider updating.  
 
There probably couldn’t be a better time to hear from one of Canada’s great humorists, intellects, and thoughtful commentators.
Save the Date, Fri Jun 12, 2020 Canmore Golf Tournament
 
Last year we raised just under $65,000!
 
Now accepting sponsors.
 
Visit our website for more information, or reach out to the Chair of Fundraising, Ryan Houston at ryan@liveworkplay.today or 403.688.0388.
Calgary Stampede Parade Breakfast, Fri Jul 3,
 
 

The Calgary Stampede 2020 is just around the corner!

Join people from around the world at The Calgary West Rotary Club's 27th annual Stampede Parade Gourmet Breakfast on Friday, July 3th, 2020, 7:00–9:00 am. Parade to follow. Enter on the SW Corner of 7th Street SW. The breakfast quickly sells out so click on TICKETS to purchase yours today. Don't miss out on the fun!
RECURRING EVENTS

NEW!          NEW!

Soap for Hope Recurring Volunteer Night

Recurring Rotary Volunteer Night

When: Second Thursday of the month
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 – Show up when you can and stay as long as you can
 
Location: Soap for Hope, 5120 6th Street NE, Calgary. The address sign is quite large but the Soap for Hope sign is small and on the front door.
Activities: Cleaning, sorting and packaging soap, shampoo, conditioner, etc.
 
Contact: Questions, Comments, RSVP to Jim Force, Rotary Club of Calgary Millennium, by the Wednesday evening
Online Learning
District 5360 is building quite a library of online learning opportunities. Rotary International will also keep you busy!  Check out the following links 
 
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Upcoming Events
POSTPONED Club Leadership Team Training #1
Medicine Hat College - Crowfoot Room
Mar 21, 2020
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
 
District Committee Check-In
Zoom Online
Mar 24, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
 
POSTPONED Positive Peace Seminar
Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza
Mar 28, 2020
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
District Board Meeting-via Zoom
Zoom Online - Register in advance
Apr 07, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
 
Assistant Governor Check-In
Zoom Online
Apr 08, 2020
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
 
2020 Connect Communicate Collaborate Conference - Register Here
May 01, 2020 12:00 PM –
May 03, 2020 2:00 PM
 
2025 HOC Launch Event w/Revv 52!
Bella Concert Hall
May 09, 2020
8:00 PM – 10:30 PM
 
Parade Float in Stettler Rodeo Parade
Jun 13, 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
 
District Leadership Team Meet-up
Jun 19, 2020
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
 
District Leadership Team Sharing Workshop
Jun 20, 2020
7:30 AM – 2:00 PM
 
District Board Meeting
Bethany Riverview
Jun 26, 2020
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
 
District Governor Christine's YE Wrap up BBQ!
TBA
Jun 26, 2020
5:00 PM – 8:00 PM
 
Parade Float in Drumheller
Jul 01, 2020
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
 
Parade Float at Chestermere Country Parade
Chestermere Parade
Sep 12, 2020
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
 
Iron Lung at District 5370 Conference
Sep 16, 2020 9:00 AM –
Sep 21, 2020 4:00 PM
 
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