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Rotary Club of Sherwood Park: Meeting Information
Guests Welcome!
We meet bi-weekly on Friday at 7:30 AM
The Last Monday of each month our executive meets at 5:30PM
Location of our Meetings:
Online using Zoom see schedule in Upcoming Events
Visitors welcome: just email President Mike by clicking on his name to the left to request an invitation to the Zoom meeting.
Rotary Club of Sherwood Park: Guiding Principles
Of the things we think, say or do: Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
The Rotary Club of Sherwood Park is organized into five divisions to carry out the Five Avenues of Service which form the foundation of Rotary's work.  Our club, vocational, community, international, and youth service committees encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise.  All members ensure that the focus of their work is Service Above Self.
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Golf Tournament
Notice of Cancellation for 2020
“Due to the impact of COVID-19, the Rotary Club of Sherwood Park has made the difficult decision to cancel our 28th Annual Golf Tournament planned for June 3.  We will be back next year, bigger and stronger as we celebrate our 28th Annual Golf Tournament! We hope you will support, donate or join us in June 2021 at the Belvedere Golf & Country Club.  Thank you again for your support!!”
We will keep you updated on plans, any help the club greatly by volunteering your time on the day.
The money that was to be raised in this fundraiser is what we normally use for community and international projects.
We want to say a special THANK-YOU to three community business who helped make our meal packaging event such a success! Arby's (on Wye Road) went all out and provided hot sandwiches and turnovers for the 250 volunteers! Arctic Chiller provided flats of water in their new 'green' bottles for the volunteers throughout the day and Save-on-Foods (Wye Road) gave an amazing discount for the 3800 lbs of rice that was packaged! Kudos to each of these business for their generosity - make sure you support them in return!
Join us for a Rotary Gala and Banquet to celebrate Edmonton's people of great integrity and contribution. Leslie MacDonald and the region's Rotary committees bring you the heartwarming stories and individuals that make this region great. A delicious meal and sharing with others who believe in celebrating integrity.
Drinks at 6:00 PM;
Buffet supper service at 6:30
Awards at 7:00
On your way home by 9:00 PM!
Two new members of the club. Although not new to Rotary both Cindy Fodor and Luciano Competrini transferred from other clubs. President Bob Inducted them and all who were present gave them a cheery Sherwood Park welcome.
You are invited to participate in a very rewarding event, packaging meals for well-deserved people.  Together with your help, our goal is to package 60,000 meals. Please bring an item for our local food bank, so we can feed the hungry within our community as well.
Meal packaging takes place on Feb 22, 2020 at the OLPH Catholic Church in the basement located at 13 Brower Drive Sherwood Park. We need approx 125 volunteers from ages 6 and up to help package the meals in an assembly line fashion. It is a fun way to spend time with friends and family for a wonderful cause. We have 2 shifts that you can choose to attend: 1st shift is 8:30am-12:00pm and the second shift is 12:30-4:00pm. 
Your presence will go a long way to change someone's life. Last year's recipients were the Edmonton Inner City Soup Kitchens, Northern Canada remote communities as well as International Communities in need. On behalf of the Rotary Club of Sherwood Park, The OLPH Knights of Columbus, Emmanuel Foundation, and The OLPH Society of St. Vincent de Paul. THANK YOU in advance for volunteering your time for this very worthy cause!  
Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 22/02/2020 (Sat.)
Location: OLPH Catholic Church Basement
The executive committee has given the direction to fund the Uganda girl's student enrolment another year.  This year we are including a different fund raising effort by using Google Ad's in combination with our SquareUp online service.  Our efforts to build out this platform will be with a budget of $500.
Brenda Thibault and Jeanine Parker have lead this project as part of the test for fund raising.
Congratulations to Rotarians Bob Dawson and Glen Hilling on their generous giving to our International Rotary Foundation. Each have contributed $1,000 US$ to Rotary's work around the world in our Six Areas of Focus!
What a great event our Golf Classic Tournament in support of our partner charity Robin Hood Society was this year! Wonderfully Organized (Thanks Marietta Miller!! "Charlton Event Management"), Beautiful weather and a Whole lot of fun! Thank you to all our sponsors, golfers, volunteers, Danny Hooper, Mix 107.9 fm, and of course the great team at Belvedere Golf and Country Club for a very SUCCESSFUL and fun tournament!
Thank You to our Donating Partners Sherwood Park Arby's (Arby's Gloria & Rob Louie), and the Rotary Club of Fort Saskatchewan (See Photo Below) for helping make this year's Meal packaging event such a success! With your support we were able to meet our target of 30,240 meals packaged! All together we  raised the $10,000 needed and over 100 community volunteers joined together with our club at the Strathcona Olympiette Arena, accomplishing our mission within three hours! What a great time of service and community involvement! And a Big Shout out to Sherwood Park's Save-on-Foods and Arctic Chiller for their support and partnership as well! And a special Thank you to our community Musicians who came to make our event even more enjoyable!!
On March 16th the Rotary Club of Sherwood Park and the Rotaract Club of Strathcona County teamed up to host the first annual Rotary Beach Party. The sold out event encouraged guests to don their favourite summer outfits and enjoy music, dancing, food, drink and most importantly, good company! A silent auction, 50/50 and wine raffle rounded out the event and added some friendly competition... What could be better than out bidding your friend, getting a BBQ for a steal of a deal, and help Rotary in supporting countless local and international non-profits and service projects? Speaking of support, the list of donors for the event was a long one, and to each and every one we send our thanks. This event would not have happened without you! Thank you to everyone who came, had fun, and supported Rotary in your community! Watch for your invite to the 2020 Rotary Beach Party!
Congratulations to Brenda Thibault our Director of International Service for becoming a Paul Harris Fellow! The Paul Harris award and pin being presented to Brenda by our club president David Asp is in recognition of her generous contribution of $1,000 US$ to the Rotary International Foundation which is one of the world's leading charities investing development and peace... Thank You Brenda!
We Welcome Philip Springer as the newest member to our club! We are privileged to have Philip join us to strengthen our endeavour to serve our community and those in need around the world... Welcome Philip - we are privileged to have you as part of our team and fellowship! Pictured here is the Chair of Membership Ian McCormack, along with our President David Asp and New Member Philip Springer.
The Rotary Club of Sherwood Park has been privileged to support the work of Emmanuel Foundation for the past three years. Emmanuel Foundation serves as the shipping arm for our District for International Development projects, as well as supplying and coordination providing playgrounds for children in developing countries. They have to date installed over 90 playgrounds in 23 countries and shipped over 130 - 40' containers of hope worldwide! Seen here is our International Chair Brenda Thibault and our Club President David Asp presenting our donation this year of $2500 to EF Executive Director Lyle Johnson!
We had the privilege of welcoming fellow Rotarian Uddhav Chitale from the Rotary Club of Tategaeon, India. Uddhav brought greeting to the Rotary Club of Sherwood Park from his club in India, and shared of the works of service they are doing in their city and surrounding communities! A great example of Rotary in Action and the Fellowship we experience through Rotary worldwide!
A surprise visit from Past District Governor Betty Screpnek brought an affirming moment for our club's Past President, Lyle Johnson. She awarded him with a Paul Harris honorary award for his service in District 5370 through his role in Emmanuel Foundation serving as the District Shipping Arm for International Projects, as well as the many playground projects our District has accomplished in developing countries for children that have little or no access to developmental Play! Thank you Betty - this was very special!
You and your guests are invited to attend the 2019 Rotary Beach Party on March 16 at the Log Cabin in Sherwood Park. This is a primary fundraiser for the Rotary Club of Sherwood Park and our affiliate Rotaract Club of Strathcona County to continue their support of charitable work in our community and around the world!
Dress in your finest beach attire and enjoy a brief reprieve from winter! 
This event will include; dinner, dance, silent auction, 50/50 and refreshments.😎🍹
  •  $25.00 per person. Each table seats 8.
  • Doors 6:30, Dinner 7:00 Dance 9:00.
  • Cash Bar.
  • DJ by Bradley James Entertainment! 
  • Rotary, Rotaract and Invited Guests.
You can get tickets by emailing Addy at desola10@hotmail.com or at one of our weekly Friday meetings at 7:30 am at the Sherwood Park Chamber of Commerce.
We are privileged to welcome two new members to our Rotary Club!  The photos below show President David Asp inducting New Rotarian Warren Widmer with his sponsor Dianne Palovcik, and Rotarian Michael Kukurdza with His Sponsor Doug Sedore. Thank you for joining us gentleman - we are a better club and better able to serve our community and world because you are a part of us!
The presentation of Paul Harris Fellow recognition is The Rotary Foundation’s way of expressing its appreciation for a substantial contribution to its humanitarian and educational programs. It is named for our founder, Paul Harris, a Chicago lawyer who started Rotary International with three business associates in 1905.
We move close to a world of peace and goodwill with each Paul Harris Fellow contributed by members of our club to The Rotary Foundation’s educational and humanitarian program demonstrating a commitment to peace and a better life for people across the world whom (he/she) may never meet. This is a truly selfless action.
Congratulations to Linda Osinchuk, Charlie Teeuwsen, and Glen Hilling for their generosity this past year!!
Rotary International's President Ian Riseley challenged each club to plant at least one tree for every member this year. This past weekend was perfect for our tree planting initiative in Strathcona County! The Rotary Club of Sherwood Park together with the Strathcona Rotaract Club and Friends of Rotary planted 350 white spruce along the trail system that is eventually going to become part of the TransCanada Trail! It was a great time of Rotary Service and Fellowship!
28,000 Meals for the Hungry! Our Rotary Club was privileged to sponsor another successful meal packaging event - this year with our new partners Kids Against Hunger Canada 🇨🇦 Approximately 90 volunteers of all ages came to package nutritional food that will be distributed in our inner city, northern Canadian Territories and developing countries around the world! KAHC Executive Director Carl Nabein flew out with his family to be with us at this launch event for our District! So much fun and fellowship at a hands on this service project that children, youth, community members and Rotarians could all enjoy. A special shout out to the Sherwood Park Scouts. Cubs and Brownies that pitched in to make this event so successful!
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