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WGIPPA, Online Assembly, Sat Sep 19
All Rotarians are invited to join us for the
annual Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Assembly
and Pledge of Peace
It began as a bold idea:
Where no boundary could be seen,
no boundary should be.
The Waterton Glacier International Peace Park is the first transboundary peace park in the world, envisioned by Rotarians from Canada and the USA and approved by both governments in 1932. Today it stands as a testament to the Rotary International focus on peace and the cooperation necessary to coexist as parks, nations or individuals. It combines the 203-square-mile Waterton Lakes National Park in Canada with the 1,600-square-mile Glacier National Park in the United States. The arrangement allows both national parks to operate as separate entities under the peace park mantle. Each September, the Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park Association (WGIPPA) hosts a gathering at the peace park to learn about the park efforts, peace-building ideas and to pledge our continued work for peace.
This year, we are unable to host an in-person gathering. But this gives us the opportunity to instead invite a wider audience to experience this inspiring and unique part of Rotary history.
You are invited to join us on Saturday, September 19 from 2-4 pm (Mountain Time) to hear a bit of the history of the peace park, the state of conservation in the area, speakers on peace, take the peace pledge with us meet Rotarians from around the area in fellowship and peace.
There is no cost for the event but we ask you to visit to find the agenda, more information and register.
GT, Monday Sep 21, Earl Grey Golf Club
Click the poster to email for information and to register!
Rotary Face Mask, Group Order UPDATE
The Chinook Rotary Club has offered to do a group order and save members some money!
Some things to know…
  • The normal individual minimum order is 250 face masks BUT WE will take orders of 10 face masks or more; 
  • There are ONLY 2 designs now available - blue/Rotary logo and blue People of Action/Rotary Logo
  • The cost is $8.00 per face mask (with a normal minimum order of 250)
  • Order form will be sent to any club that joins the group purchase and price will be determined at that time;
  • EACH club will designate a member to handle the order and payment for their entire Club order.
CLUB Orders must be received by 5:00 PM Thursday, September 17th as the final order will take 2 weeks for production/delivery 
 (and, No,  sadly the pandemic won’t be over by then!).
If you are interested in joining this group project, or have any questions,  contact  Dale Perret  <> and an Order Form will be emailed to you . 
Wear a Rotary Face Mask and start a conversation!!!!
Polio Eradication Efforts Update, Tues Sep 29
TUESDAY SEPT. 29 7:00 TO 8:00 PM

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.
Visit Antigua, Guatemala Fri Sept 18!!
#wingfest2020, Wednesdays thru September
The Rotary Club of Red Deer- Urban Spirits is thrilled to announce this new take on Wing Fest for 2020. It's our chance to support those who have supported us and we couldn't possibly be more excited about this FRIEND-RAISER.❤️ A month long event to give back to the community that REALLY gave to us over the years making Wing Fest happen, donating hundreds and hundreds of chicken wings, all so our club and Rotaract could support local and international projects.
This our way of saying we got your back too.
Historically, this event has been a fundraiser supporting both community and international initiatives; however, for 2020, our event is focused solely on supporting local restaurants by encouraging central Albertans to order chicken wings (either in person or via takeout) throughout the month of September on Wing Wednesdays and to vote for their favourite wings across three categories - Creatively Inspired Flavour, Signature Recipe and Heat to Beat.
We are proud to announce #Wingfest2020 is a go. Take out, dine in, delivery....oh ya, wings are on the menu for Wing Wednesdays throughout September and our participants are bringing it!
The #wingfest2020 restaurant list and more details here:
Join our Facebook Event page to keep up to date!
Community Shred Day, Sat Sep 26, Calgary

Shred your confidential documents while helping charity!

For a donation to the Rotary Club of Calgary Olympic, your documents will be shredded and recycled. 
Saturday, September 26, 10 am-2 pm
Calgary Italian Cultural Centre 416 - 1 Ave NE
Get Revved-up! in Okotoks, Sat Oct 3
Revv’d Up Rotary Round-UP Scavenger Hunt/ Car Rally
Saturday, October 3, 2020

Staggered start times
Entry Fee $100.00/vehicle
Object: to collect items, answer questions, and take photos of your team at the required locations and be back to the start point in 3 hours.

Start at the Town of Okotoks Operation Building (118 North Railway Street)

Polio Cycling Updating
On Tuesday August 25/20 - RI President Holger Knaack & TRF Chair K.R. Ravindran announced that the "AFRICAN REGION HAS BEEN CERTIFIED WILD POLIO FREE" !
This is an incredible milestone and as Rotarians, we are called to help finish this fight.
Congratulations to the following clubs for their participation in our District 5360 - "Come Spin With Us Challenge. "
Six Clubs have recently joined the challenge & it's not too late to start cycling and collect pledges.
Calgary East - Dean Houghton CCC
120km --> 243 km -->  352km
Calgary at Stampede Park - Nancy Spence CCC
243km --> 243 km --> 1,048km
Calgary at Heritage Park - Bill Skinner CCC
421km --> 755 km --> 1,232km
Lethbridge Sunrise - Marty Boogart CCC
897km --> 2,032km --> 3,371
Calgary West - Marlene Doherty CCC
363km --> 685 km --> 1,260km
Sylvan Lake - Scott McDermott CCC
2,451km --> 4,029km
High River - Hal Knox CCC
899km --> 1,639km
Canmore - Gail Smillie CCC
80km --> 115km
Olds - Patsy Hickok CCC
263km --> 361km
Stettler - Kevin Falkenberg CCC
588km --> 654km
Calgary Downtown - Helen Hu CCC
258km --> 654km
Raymond - Steve Leavitt CCC

Cycle safely and keep those pledges coming in!

Sylvan Lake Challenge Update!
Our challenge "kicked off" on August 1/20 - and there is still time to participate!

The Rotary Club of Sylvan Lake has challenged EVERY club in District 5360 to cycle 5360 km prior to World Polio Day – October 24/20.
EVERY Rotarian is invited to participate – attached is a sponsor sheet & we ask that you collect at least one dollar for each km you ride. If you are a Rotarian you can make your contribution online through My Rotary at Please designate your contribution for Polio Plus and let Marlene Doherty ( know the amount. If you are not a Rotarian, or if you prefer to pay by cheque, please make a cheque payable to THE ROTARY FOUNDATION. Your contribution will make a difference and we truly appreciate your support. All contributions over $20.00 are Tax Deductible and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match two-to-one every dollar Rotary commits to polio eradication. Please submit all pledges by October 26/20. 
Cycle at your leisure on your favourite pathway or country road and log your kilometres. We’ll update club distances every two weeks.  We request that each club have a CCC “CLUB CYCLE CAPTAIN” who will email Marlene Doherty ( your total kilometres the second and fourth Monday of every month – beginning AUGUST1/2020. Updates will be posted in the fifty 360 events digest.
RAYEC Camp, Aug 8 - 14, 2021
Planning is well underway for the 24th annual Rotary Alberta Youth Entrepreneurship Camp.  
RAYEC 2021 will be held August 8 to 14 at Eagles Nest Ranch.  RAYEC is a business camp for youth aged 13-15.

The camp would not be possible without the financial support of the clubs of Rotary District 5360.  Sponsoring a camper/youth leader for the week is $1000.00. 

All camp applications are processed centrally.  Clubs are not responsible for finding a youth, however they can encourage youth in their areas to apply. 

Visit our website at for more information or contact Jodie at
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DG Mary Turner Visits Calgary Millenium
Sep 16, 2020
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Sep 28, 2020
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Polio Eradication Efforts Update - Rescheduled
Sep 29, 2020
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DG Mary Turner Visits Sylvan Lake
Sep 30, 2020
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Oct 01, 2020
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Oct 06, 2020
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Oct 07, 2020
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Oct 07, 2020
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Thanksgiving Day
Oct 12, 2020 11:59 PM
DG Mary Turner Visits U of C Rotaract
Oct 13, 2020
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM
AG Check-in
Zoom Delivered Meeting
Oct 13, 2020
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District Committee Check-in
Zoom Delivered Meeting
Oct 14, 2020
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
District Board Meeting
Zoom Delivered Meeting
Oct 16, 2020
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Grants Qualification Workshop
Zoom Delivered Workshop
Oct 17, 2020
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
DG Mary Turner Visits Swift Current
Oct 19, 2020
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM
October Club Learning Webinar
Zoom Delivered Webinar
Oct 21, 2020
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DG Mary Turner Visits Fort Macleod
Oct 26, 2020
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Oct 31, 2020 11:59 PM
Daylight Saving Time ends
Nov 01, 2020
2:00 AM – 3:00 AM
DG Mary Turner Visits Stettler
Nov 09, 2020
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM
Remembrance Day
Nov 11, 2020 11:59 PM
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