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We meet every Monday at 12:15 pm for lunch at the Mic Mac Bar & Grill,  Mic Mac Place, 219 Waverley Rd, Dartmouth.

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Darmouth High Students to Vimy

April 6 -16, 2017 Eight Three (83) Dartmouth High School students traveled to Europe to participate in the Vimy 100 commemoration ceremonies.  The Rotary Club of Dartmouth was please to provide funds to help offset travel expenses.

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The Rotary Water Barrel

In Africa and developing countries around the world, women and children carry their own weight in water, in dirty jerry cans and containers, not just from a local pump (a few hundred yards away) but sometimes over 6 miles or even further, just to survive. The Rotary Water Barrel is the INSTANT solution!

See their website at: http://www.rolloutthebarrel.org/   

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RI President John F. Germ said that being part of Rotary is a "great opportunity" to make change happen.  Germ unveiled the 2016-17 presidential theme "Rotary Serving Humanity" to the incoming district governors on 18 January at the Internationla Assembly in San Diego.  Watch his full speech below.

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The Rotary Foundation...to see the new Rotary Foundation page under the Rotary World tab....click here

For a direct link to the Rotary Foundation (Canada)....click here

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WHAT'S NEW


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Rotarians Clean Up the Street
On Saturday April29th a dedicated group of Club members once again cleaned up Wyse Road in Dartmouth.  This bi-annual cleanup is now in it's seventh year.
 A record amount of garbage was collected which is always disappointing "come on people!!!"
A special thanks goes out to the volunteers from Leon's Furniture who worked along side of Rotarians.
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Beer, Beer & more Beer
Who knew that there was more to beer than a burp? Rotarian Ken McCormick gave a very good presentation on his industry: its past, present and future. How beer lovers are now matching beers to their favorite foods. The samples were enjoyed by all.
Christmas Dinners Delivered
Again this year the Rotary Clubs of Dartmouth and Dartmouth East collaborated to deliver Christmas Dinners to individuals & families in need. Thanks to "Stagger's Pub and Grub" for once again helping to make this event a success.

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DG Elva Heyge Addresses Club
On November 7th Elva Heyge our District Governor (DG) addressed our Club.  She opened with comments about what inspired her to commit her time to Rotary. It was an encounter with a Youth Exchange Student, before and after a youth exchange to Brazil that led her to go there on a Friendship Exchange.  While there she learned of a potential humanitarian project but it was too large to fund solely by her Club.  However, not to be daunted, she applied for and was successful in obtaining Rotary Foundation funding which made the project a reality.  The end result provided a tangible benefit to more than 400 children & their families in Brazil. For these reasons, our DG is a strong proponent of Youth Exchange, Friendship Exchange and the Rotary Foundation. DG Elva Heyge seen above with President Marg Chisholm.

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True Rotarian Awards
On November 7th DG Elva Heyge presented True Rotarian awards to Rotarians Jim Kirby and Dana Atwell.
October 24th Speakers
Dr. Alex Mitchell, general surgeon, and Adrienne Malloy CEO of the Darmouth General Hospital Foundation provided infornmation on the redevelopment of the Dartmouth General Hospital.  This project will not only benefit Dartmouth, but all of Halifax.
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October 17th Speaker
Luke MacDonald spoke to the club on with an update on three important initiatives:
1. The Sparks program to deploy stationary bikes into classrooms to foster active learning.
                                     Read More2. The Solar Hub project in Gambia, intended to make fun things possible through communication & connection.
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3. The Fit-It-Forward program which collects donations of used shoes & to purchase new, clearance priced shoes for the homeless and near-homeless in Halifax.
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October 3rd Speaker
Rey Peralta of the non-profit group Pasos de Esperanza from the Dominican Republic gave a presentation on his group's efforts. The group hosted Dartmouth High Students this year in the Dominican. Heather Hughes, Dartmouth High Liaison, is pictured with Rey as well as Rotarian Robert Earle, our International Chair.
To see his presentation Click Here

CURRENT PROJECTS

 
Guatemala Project Featured. 
Robert Earle is shown holding the September issue of the Rotarian magazine, in which our project in Guatemala is pictured...Read More

Hospice Halifax.
The six HRM Rotary Clubs have banded together to make a Hospice in Halifax a reality...Read More

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