Rotary

Moti Bali (left) and Coun. David Chesney discuss the Feed My City program with MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay. Alex Browne photo

MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay visits White Rock’s Feed My City program in response to concerns

Volunteers say meal recipients are not part of uptown problems faced by businesses

 

Rotary Club of South Surrey held a shredding fundraiser on Oct. 30, 2021. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey Rotarians’ shredding event raises $6K

Funds to benefit community, international projects

 

Former Laronde Elementary students (left to right) Sophie O’Brien, Maysen Apelocruz, Carys Hunka, Julia Les, Andie Anderson, Jordan Ackerman and Katie Scarth came to the Feed My City booth in uptown White Rock Monday to donate to the program, but stayed around to hand out lunches. (George Garrett photo)

Donations give White Rock Rotary meal program a boost

Students Thanksgiving Day contribution adds to fundraising

 

Rotary lunch volunteer Moti Bali and Janine Maclean of Seriously Good Catering at the ‘Feed My City’ lunch hut, where meals continue to be distributed daily to those who turn out – but funding is running low. (Contributed photo)

White Rock Rotary lunch program funds dwindling

Enough funds in place for ‘about a month,’ says volunteer

Rotary lunch volunteer Moti Bali and Janine Maclean of Seriously Good Catering at the ‘Feed My City’ lunch hut, where meals continue to be distributed daily to those who turn out – but funding is running low. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Rotary Club’s Lorna Baerg helps catalogue stock at the Rotary Field House for the upcoming charity book sale coming to Peace Arch Curling Centre Aug. 27 to Sept. 1. Bill Haymond photo

Upcoming Rotary Club of White Rock book sale the biggest ever

Cancelled sales have boosted stock on hand; 32,000 books available at opening

White Rock Rotary Club’s Lorna Baerg helps catalogue stock at the Rotary Field House for the upcoming charity book sale coming to Peace Arch Curling Centre Aug. 27 to Sept. 1. Bill Haymond photo
Coun. David Chesney, a regular Tuesday volunteer, and White Rock Rotary past president Bob Livesey, accept a $600 donation from Mahdi Hei for the Feed My City hot lunch program on June 9 last year. Contributed photo

White Rock Rotary’s ‘Feed My City’ program celebrates 1 year

Initiative provides food to people in need

Coun. David Chesney, a regular Tuesday volunteer, and White Rock Rotary past president Bob Livesey, accept a $600 donation from Mahdi Hei for the Feed My City hot lunch program on June 9 last year. Contributed photo
Semiahmoo Rotary Club’s golf tournament raised more than $60,000 for Sources last year. (Lori Chalmers photo)

Semiahmoo Rotary’s Charity Golf Tournament rescheduled due to COVID-19

Event now set to take place at the end of August

Semiahmoo Rotary Club’s golf tournament raised more than $60,000 for Sources last year. (Lori Chalmers photo)
South Surrey Rotary Club member Deirdre O’Ruairc at the April 17, 2021 shredding event in Ocean Park. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey Rotarians’ shred-it event raises $11,000

Funds to benefit local, international efforts

South Surrey Rotary Club member Deirdre O’Ruairc at the April 17, 2021 shredding event in Ocean Park. (Contributed photo)
Ribfest 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)

Plans for Langley RibFest shelved for second year in row due to COVID-concerns

50/50 Rotary Lottery to continue for second year, potentially worth $250,000, set for Aug. 19

Ribfest 2019. (Aldergrove Star files)
The Rotary Club of South Surrey is planning to host another shredding event on April 17, 2021.(Contributed file photo)

South Surrey Rotarians to host shredding event

April 17 fundraiser to offer secure shredding by donation

The Rotary Club of South Surrey is planning to host another shredding event on April 17, 2021.(Contributed file photo)
People wait in line for a free hot meal in White Rock. (Contributed photo)

Demand continues to climb for White Rock free hot meal service

‘People are suffering. No matter if someone is driving a good car, there is no money in the pocket.’

People wait in line for a free hot meal in White Rock. (Contributed photo)
White Rock Rotary Club president Mauricio Browne de Paula (front right) with other club and community volunteers at the launch of the free hot lunch program at the city parking lot at Russell Avenue and Johnston Road on May 21. (File photo)

Daily demand for White Rock Rotary, city lunch program surpasses 40

Recipients ‘are very good people… going through some tough times’

White Rock Rotary Club president Mauricio Browne de Paula (front right) with other club and community volunteers at the launch of the free hot lunch program at the city parking lot at Russell Avenue and Johnston Road on May 21. (File photo)
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ROTARY ROUNDUP: Rotary focused on eradicating polio, improving health conditions worldwide

Semiahmoo Peninsula clubs continue to meet via Zoom

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Recently-retired Peace Arch Hospice executive director Beth Kish takes the mic from Gordie Hogg during a previous Rotary Noël event. (File photo)

Peace Arch Rotarians host ‘COVID-19 version’ of annual fundraiser

Rotary Noël raffle tickets available until Dec. 20

Recently-retired Peace Arch Hospice executive director Beth Kish takes the mic from Gordie Hogg during a previous Rotary Noël event. (File photo)
Four-legged attendees were a draw for a previous rotary club shredding event. (File photo)

Rotarians’ shredding event returns to South Surrey

By-donation opportunity set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 31

Four-legged attendees were a draw for a previous rotary club shredding event. (File photo)
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-in-one at the Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)

ROTARY ROUNDUP: Rotary scores a hole-in-one for community

Despite ongoing pandemic, Semiahmoo Peninsula Rotary clubs staying busy

  • Oct 22, 2020
Jim Kilback sinks a hole-in-one at the Semiahmoo Rotary Golf Tournament on Sept. 8. (Brenda Floyd photo)
Jim Kilback scored a hole-in-one at Semiahmoo Rotary’s charity golf tournament, winning a GMC truck. (Scott Hind photo)

PHOTOS: Semiahmoo Rotary golf tourney raises $60G for Sources

Proceeds to benefit Sources’ Comfort and Care During COVID-19 response fund

Jim Kilback scored a hole-in-one at Semiahmoo Rotary’s charity golf tournament, winning a GMC truck. (Scott Hind photo)
In a physically distanced ceremony Sept. 23 at Peace Arch Elementary, White Rock Rotary Club members presented $63,000 in funds raised for the playground improvement project for the school. (Alex Browne photo)

Peace Arch Elementary playground upgrade a go

White Rock Rotary fundraising contributes last piece for completing project

In a physically distanced ceremony Sept. 23 at Peace Arch Elementary, White Rock Rotary Club members presented $63,000 in funds raised for the playground improvement project for the school. (Alex Browne photo)
Chip Bowness (seated) and Brian O’Ruairc in the nearly-completed Stayte House kitchen. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: South Surrey Rotarians pitch in at Sources’ group home

Renovations to Stayte House completed over three ‘solid’ weeks

Chip Bowness (seated) and Brian O’Ruairc in the nearly-completed Stayte House kitchen. (Contributed photo)
Coun. David Chesney, a regular Tuesday volunteer, and White Rock Rotary past president Bob Livesey, accept a $600 donation from Mahdi Hei for the Feed My City hot lunch program on June 9. (Contributed photo)

Public pitches in to pay for White Rock community lunch program

White Rock Rotary and city initiative fills gap in services during pandemic

Coun. David Chesney, a regular Tuesday volunteer, and White Rock Rotary past president Bob Livesey, accept a $600 donation from Mahdi Hei for the Feed My City hot lunch program on June 9. (Contributed photo)