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Blarney, Beer & Bingo!!  Sat Mar 16, Calgary Millennium

The Official St. Patrick's Day Pre-Party

Eat Drink and Be Irish

Come in your best Irish or Green Attire
Irish Fare, Entertainment, Prizes, Silent Auction
Art Show, Sale & Reception, Sun Mar 17, Calgary
Personal Invitation from Ann Haessel
All profits from this exhibition will go to the Rotary Club of Calgary and will be used for school supplies for rural schools in Cambodia. 
All prices have been lowered to reduce my inventory while helping fund this project. 
I hope to see you at the reception on Sunday, March 17 from 2 to 4 pm. 
Please feel free to pass this email onto your contacts.  Guests are welcome.
If you cannot make the reception, the exhibition can still be seen by entering the Ticketmaster doors
and signing in at the Jubilee Administration just around the corner from Ticketmaster.
Dragon's Den Judges Wanted, Calgary
GOIT Shark Tanks - Dragon's Den Judges Wanted:
We are looking for Volunteers to act as the DRAGONS for High School students  to pitch their mobile applications

Date: March 15, 2019
St Francis High School NW Calgary:  12:00 to 3:30

Date: March 22
Crescent Heights High School NW Calgary: 12:00 to 3:30 
Date: March 27
Genesis Centre for Wellness NE Calgary: 12:00 to 3:30
For more information or to sign up for one of these opportunities please contact:
Heather: 403-441-2262

Kirsten: 403-410-1938

Volunteer at Alex Community Centre, Calgary

Join other Rotarians for the following dates to volunteer at one of our innovative hub sites and see the Hub in action!

Alex Community Food Centre – Community Meals:
Duties include set up , prep work and serving the community meal. 
Wednesdays 10:00am – 2:00pm
Aug. 14, 2019*
Nov. 27, 2019*
Sept. 06, 2019*
For more information or to sign up for one of these opportunities please contact:
Heather: 403-441-2262
Kirsten: 403-410-1938
Limericks Rotary Networking Night, Thu Mar 28, Calgary
Thursday March 28th 5:30 – 7:00 at Limericks Pub (2nd floor - 7304 MacLeod Trail S)
Guest Speaker: Sangeeta Sharma from Calgary East
National Institute of Wellness & Esthetics now knowns as NIWE ACADEMY
Everyone in attendance is welcome to share a Rotary or business success story.  A great fellowship opportunity to meet other Rotarians and learn about their clubs and/or businesses.
This is also a great casual forum to introduce potential new members to other Rotarians so they can learn more about who we are and what we do both in Rotary and business!
Please RSVP via email Robert Wolfson or phone (403-560-6471).
23rd Annual GT,  Sat May 25, McKenzie Meadows, Calgary Fish Creek

The Rotary Club of Calgary Fish Creek tackles both local and global challenges. Our support is provided through “hands-on” involvement in projects, and/or by fundraising and financial support to programs addressing critical needs.

$160.00 / Golfer Includes:
18 Holes of Golf, Power Cart & Dinner
1:30 p.m. Shotgun Start
Dinner @ 6:30pm
w/ Live Auction to follow
Collection Drive, Community Hubs, Calgary

Collection Drive:
Our Community Hubs sites are looking for a few items:

*             New or gently used board games (all ages & stages and types of games)
*             Knitting supplies for weekly knitting groups: yarn, knitting needles (various widths and sizes), crochet hooks
*             New or gently used dish collections & cutlery
*             New or very gently used kitchen tools of all kinds

Items can be dropped off at United Way for Kirsten Dodds or Heather Innes, who will transport them to the appropriate Hub site. United Way is open from 9:00am - 3:00pm.

United Way Location: Suite 600 - 105, 12 Avenue SE, Calgary AB, T2G 1A1 (Kahanoff Centre).
Wine, Beer & Spirits Tasting,  Fri Mar 29, Lacombe

Enjoy a great night with favourite friends and finding new favourite beverages!

Proceeds support Youth Activities of Lacombe Daybreak
Tickets Available at 
Public Library
Rexall Drugs 
or Contact Ingrid 403-506-7707
Water is Life Dinner & Dance,  Sat Mar 30, Calgary West

Water is Life! Banquet and Dance

On March 30, 2019, we will celebrate ‘Water is Life!’ with a dinner and dance to raise funds for this project.
What is the purpose?
To provide clean water for the people of Honduas!
Beautiful, clear, drinkable, life-giving water.
Rotary Club of Red Deer East is Moving
We're moving to the Pidherny Curling Centre effective March 5.
4725 43 Street
Red Deer, AB T4N 6Z3
Help celebrate the move and break in the new digs by joining us for a meeting soon!
Our meetings are usually on Tuesdays at noon, but we have one fellowship evening meeting every month.
Please contact us (403 986-2808) if you plan on attending a meeting.
Second Chance Art Donations & Sale, Calgary Heritage Park

Can your once loved paintings, posters, pictures and prints have an impact in our community? 

You bet your Picassos they can! Do double the good - recycle and help us raise funds to benefit our local and international projects.

The Rotary Club of Calgary Heritage Park is collecting donations of wall art of any kind for our fundraiser “Second Chance Art Sale”.  
There are collection bins for the art at all 7 Michaels stores in Calgary until March 31. 
If your donation is bulky, email and we will try to arrange to pick up. 
The Second Chance Art Sale is being held over 2 days in April.
Friday, April 5           4 pm to 8 pm
Saturday, April 6       9 am to 4 pm
St Peters Anglican Church
903 – 75th Avenue SW
Calgary, AB
Calgary Peace Prize,  Jack Singer Concert Hall, Wed Apr 3
This year we are pleased to announce that the 2019 Calgary Peace Prize will be awarded to the former
president of Kiribati, His Excellency Anote Tong, for his diligent advocacy of global climate justice and peace.

Date: Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Location: Jack Singer Lobby, Arts Commons
VIP Reception (appetizers and wine included), followed by the Award Ceremony and 30 minute
speech by His Excellency.
Tickets are on sale now at:
What's behind your Puzzle Piece?
Up UP & AWAY,  Thur Apr 11, 2019, Calgary South

Join us for an Evening of Laughter and Celebration

I hope you can join us as it will be an amazing evening!  ‘Dr. Shirley Best’ – the entertainer is hilarious!


Hangar Flight Museum 4629 McCall Way NE
Cost: $65.00 per person / after April 3rd: $75.00 per person
5:00 pm Cocktails  6:00 pm Dinner 7:00 pm Entertainer and 8:15 pm Live Auction

Catering by Christine Kyte of Reflective Catering


Swift Current Lobsterfest, Sat Apr 13

Join in the Fun with either a lobster or steak dinner $75

Or fill up with both for $100!!
Silent Auction
Music entertainment by Creek City.  Cash bar.  
Mac & Cheese Luncheon for Okotoks Food Bank, Wed Apr 29 

The Okotoks Rotary Club requests your presence for Mac & Cheese

Help raise funds to supply meat for the Okotoks Food Bank
and enjoy a delicious meal and great camaraderie at the same time!
Crystal Ridge Golf Club
Noon - 1:00 pm
Tickets $30 each
For tickets email Sandi Kennedy 
George Canyon Rocks Olds, Sat May 4

Building Better Lives

 Join in the celebration while supporting the building of the Rotary Athletic Park of Olds.
Tired of your snowboots?

Get out your cowboys boots !!

Stampede Parade Bleacher Seats now on sale for Friday, July 5, 2019 !!
Rotary Entrepreneur Camp, Aug 2019
Applications Are Open!
Visit our NEW website at for camper application and more information.
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Upcoming Events
District Board Meeting in Lethbridge
Sandman Inn
Mar 15, 2019
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
CANCELLED - Rotary Leadership Institute - Module 2
Rotary Challenger Park Field House
Mar 16, 2019
8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
Sandman Hotel - Chinook Room
Mar 16, 2019
9:00 AM – 2:15 PM
Delivered via the internet
Apr 01, 2019
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Rotary Leadership Institute - Module 3
Rotary Challenger Park Field House
Apr 13, 2019
8:45 AM – 3:30 PM
Good Friday
Apr 19, 2019
Parade Float at Lacombe Trade Show
Lacombe Trade Show
Apr 26, 2019 9:00 AM –
Apr 27, 2019 5:00 PM
District Board Meeting in Medicine Hat
Apr 26, 2019
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM
2019 DisCon 5360 - Register Here
May 03, 2019 12:00 PM –
May 05, 2019 2:00 PM
Club Leadership Training III-Vibrant Clubs
Olds College
May 03, 2019
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Craig Kielburger Event
Olds Sportsplex (Arena)
May 04, 2019
12:30 PM – 3:00 PM
Mother's Day
May 12, 2019
Parade Float in Little Britches Parade, High River
High River
May 18, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Victoria Day
May 20, 2019
District Float in Brooks Rodeo Parade
Jun 08, 2019
9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Parade Float in Disability Pride Parade
Bankers Hall
Jun 09, 2019
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM
District Float in Sylvan Lake 1913 Days Parade
Jun 15, 2019
1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Father's Day
Jun 16, 2019
District Board Turnover Meeting in Calgary
Rotary Challenger Park
Jun 28, 2019
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Canada Day
Jul 01, 2019
District Float in Red Deer Westerner Days Parade
Jul 17, 2019
8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Heritage Day - Alberta
Aug 05, 2019
Parade Float and Banner in Pride Parade
Along 4th Avenue
Sep 01, 2019
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Labour Day
Sep 02, 2019
Oct 14, 2019
Remembrance Day
Nov 11, 2019
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