Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset

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Richmond Sunset

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 6:00 PM
Marriott Vancouver Airport (604) 276-2112
7571 Westminster Highway
2nd floor
Richmond, BC  V6X 1A3
Canada
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Event Date : 28th May 2016 at Richmond Olympic Oval
Organised by : Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset
Registration Fee : $5.00 for individual and $15.00 for a team of four
Registration starts : 1:00 pm
Skating Time : 2:30 - 6:00 pm
Performance Time : 4:30 pm - 5:00pm by Connaught Figure Skating Club
Funds raised will be used to support our local and global communities.
Please make cheque payable to : "The Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset"
Mailing address : 250-8833 Odlin Crescent, Richmond BC V6X 3Z7
For sponsorship : Contact Magdalen R. Leung at magrleung@gmail.com Tel:604-214-8832
For pledge sheets and volunteering : Contact Fiona Yim at fyim@westernmba.ca Tel:604-214-8839
 
 

 
Terry Chu, fellow Rotarian from Rotary Club of Shanghai presented to us on the "Gift of Life" for kids who needs open heart sugery,
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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Paul van Westendorp, fellow Rotarian from the Tsawwassen Rotary Club presented to us on the dramatic decline in bees.
 
 
 
Steve Rutledge, recipient of 2 Paul Harris awards presented to the club "The Villagers of Laos"
 
 
 
Our club presented a $19,000 cheque to the local school program Feed-U-Cate which helps to feed hungry children in Richmond.
 
 
 
Thank you Dave for his 2-year service as the Club President. Now he becomes the IPP and the PP! Congratulations to the new board members with incoming Club President Joanna!
 
 
 
Peter Ackhurst is involved in a Rotary Village Project in Mpambire, Uganda.
 
 
 
Congratulations to Hedy, Wendy and John for becoming Rotarians.
 
 
 

RView: Students make life-changing journey to Africa

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A team that included high school students recently travelled to Africa.

Armin Saba photo

 
 
 

 
 
 
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Boyd students win top prize in international video contest

Shaane Nathu (left), co-president of Hugh Boyd secondary’s Interact Club celebrated with fellow club members after winning a Rotary International Interact Video contest.

Shaane Nathu (left), co-president of Hugh Boyd secondary’s Interact Club celebrated with fellow club members after winning a Rotary International Interact Video contest.

Photograph by: PHOTO SUBMITTED , for Richmond News

 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 

Rotarians celebrates Christmas at Magdalen's beautiful home. Click here for sing along video 

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Rotary Club of Richmond Sunset has donated a new swing set at the Minoru Park playground. 
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Home Page News

This month is fascinating as we have seen a number of major break through that will change our life in the foreseeable future. Here is the top 3 pick.
 
 
Did You Know.
 
 
Information from Health Canada 
 
 
This Friday, Jan 13 will mark the first 12 months without a case of polio in India’s history - an important milestone in the fight against polio.
 
 
A little girl was diligently pounding away on her grandfather's computer. She told him she was writing a story.
 
 
There can be no happiness if the thins we believe in are different from the things we do.
 
 
In England's House of Parliament, Big Ben is a famous tourist attraction. Big Ben is not the clock or the tower in which it sits. It is the largest of the bells in the clock tower.
 
 
Ever stop to think and forget to start again?????
 
 
" It is not so important to know everything as to appreciate what we learn "……Hannah More
 
 
First soda pop: Americans got their first taste of soda pop in 1866 when a Detroit drugstore began selling ginger ale. It was created by the druggist James Vernor and was called Vernor's Ginger Ale.
 
 
Teamwork means never having to take all the blame yourself.
 
 
You know that indestructible black box that is used on airplanes? Why don't they make the whole plane out of that stuff?!
 
 
If the grass looks greener on the other side of the fence, you can rest assured that the water bill is higher there too!
 
 
Foggy Windshield?
 
 
Wise men talk because they have something to say: fools talk because they have to say something.
 
 
There are already more than Six Thousand answers to that question ‑ and there are many, many more to follow.
 
 
In 2008, during an injury-abbreviated season, Tiger Woods took home US $7.7 million in tournament winnings,and almost $110 million in endorsements. By 2010, his lifetime earnings are expected to top $1 billion.
 
 
Club BBQ at Magdalen's house.
 
 
 
 
These sentences (with all the BLOOPERS) actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced in church services: Don't let worry kill you off - let the Church help.
 
 
 
 
Now that Vancouver is to host the 2010 Winter Olympics these are some questions people the world over are asking! Believe it or not these questions about Canada were posted on an International Tourism Website.
 
 
 
 
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Nigeria reclassified as polio endemic
Nigeria reported three cases of wild poliovirus in the northeastern state of Borno in August of this year. Following the World Health Organization's confirmation of these cases, the country returned to the list of polio-endemic countries. The other polio-endemic countries are Afghanistan and Pakistan. These are the first cases detected in the country since July 2014, and while this news is disappointing for all Rotary members, we are confident that Nigeria can defeat polio. Rotary provided $500,000 to assist immediately with the outbreak response, and an emergency response plan has been put...
Rotary recognized on public television's 'American Graduate Day'
Rotary was recognized on 17 September on public television's fifth annual American Graduate Day program for its work with San Diego-based Monarch School, a K-12 school for homeless youth. The Rotary Club of San Diego, California, USA, was applauded for its work mentoring Monarch's students, keeping them on track to graduate, and helping the school to continue thriving during tough economic times. Monarch School CEO Erin Spiewak appeared as one of the show's guests, along with Monarch Alumnus Cynthia Valenzuela, who attested to the positive, life-changing experience Monarch School gave her and...
Practicing peace
Nations around the world will observe the International Day of Peace on 21 September, a date designated by the United Nations in 2001 as "a day of global ceasefire and nonviolence." Rotary's commitment to building peace and resolving conflict is rooted in the Rotary Peace Centers program, formed in 2002. Each year, the program prepares up to 100 fellows to work for peace through a two-year master's degree program or a three-month professional certificate program at university partners worldwide. Today, nearly 1,000 peace centers alumni are applying their skills — negotiating peace in conflict...
Charity Navigator upgrades Rotary Foundation’s rating
The Rotary Foundation has received the highest possible score from Charity Navigator, an independent evaluator of charities in the U.S. In the most recent ratings, released on 1 September, The Rotary Foundation earned the maximum 100 points for both financial health and accountability and transparency. The ratings reflect how efficiently Charity Navigator believes the Foundation will use donations, how well it has sustained programs and services, and its level of commitment to good governance and openness. In the previous rating, the Foundation had received 97 points.
eBay Live Auctions that benefit Rotary
Each month, eBay, the world’s largest auction website, selects a set of upcoming Live Auction events and donates a portion of all sales proceeds to Rotary. Only U.S. auction sales are eligible. See the schedule of September auctions.