Rotary

San Antonio Palopo on Lake Atitlán, Guatemala, one of the communities the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs visit and support. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs raise over $6,300 for Guatemala project

Funds will provide laptops and access to education in Mayan villages

 

The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Central Vancouver Island Rotaries raise funds for access to education in Guatemalan villages

Rotarians will sell authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise funds

 

More players meant higher proceeds for the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs charity golf tournament. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Players put Rotary golf tournament on course for fundraising success

Big turnout at Mount Brenton for charity event during spectacular weather

 

Ribbon-cutting by Ken Stanton and Don Stewart with Tom Andrews marks the official opening of the Rotary picnic shelter. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Cozy picnic shelter project finally completed

Joint effort between Rotary Club and municipality a great addition to Kin Beach

Ribbon-cutting by Ken Stanton and Don Stewart with Tom Andrews marks the official opening of the Rotary picnic shelter. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Rotary Club of Chemainus’ Mike Beggs, left, and Tom Andrews make the presentation of $10,000 to the Municipality of North Cowichan to go toward Chemainus boat ramp improvements. North Cowichan Mayor Siebring displays the big cheque on a sunny day in Chemainus with brilliant bright blue skies. (Photo by Art Carlyle)

Upgrades to boat launch being made

Rotary contribution helps with the installation of new bumpers and rails

Rotary Club of Chemainus’ Mike Beggs, left, and Tom Andrews make the presentation of $10,000 to the Municipality of North Cowichan to go toward Chemainus boat ramp improvements. North Cowichan Mayor Siebring displays the big cheque on a sunny day in Chemainus with brilliant bright blue skies. (Photo by Art Carlyle)
Letters to the Editor.

Rotarians’ commitment in Guatemala commendable

Much-needed awareness brought about a country made poor

  • Jan 29, 2021
Letters to the Editor.
Members of Directiva. From left: Petrona, Sandra, Sarah and Brenda. They met to plan the sustainable food project in San Antonio Palopo. ({Photo submitted)

Rotarians’ relationship with Guatemalan town continues from afar

Club supplies chickens, cages and feed for a nutrition program

Members of Directiva. From left: Petrona, Sandra, Sarah and Brenda. They met to plan the sustainable food project in San Antonio Palopo. ({Photo submitted)
Jayda Lauzon receives her Student of the Month award from Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry, flanked on the left by Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard and on the right by Frances Kelsey principal Jeff Rowan. (Photo by Kevin Rothbauer/Cowichan Valley Citizen)

Capacity for compassion leads to Student of the Month Award

Jayda Lauzon spearheads peer counselling efforts at Frances Kelsey

Jayda Lauzon receives her Student of the Month award from Rotary Club of Duncan president Gregg Perry, flanked on the left by Student of the Month program coordinator Kim Barnard and on the right by Frances Kelsey principal Jeff Rowan. (Photo by Kevin Rothbauer/Cowichan Valley Citizen)
Chemainus Rotarians Tom Andrews and Bob Smith at work on the Waterwheel Park bandshell. (Photo by Craig Spence)

Rotary Club members spruce up the Waterwheel Park bandshell

CVCAS venue receives the royal treatment of power washing and re-staining

  • Sep 22, 2020
Chemainus Rotarians Tom Andrews and Bob Smith at work on the Waterwheel Park bandshell. (Photo by Craig Spence)