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Rotarians collected donations for the March for Children in February, 2022, after rescheduling it from the usual pre-Christmas period. They have decided they will do the same this year and hold the next March this coming February. Photo contributed

February March for Children so successful, Rotary to do it again

Traditionally, fundraiser is done on third Saturday in December but snow cancelled 2021 event

  • Dec 14, 2022

 

Rotarians Tony Fantillo (on accordion) and Pieter Koeleman (singing) do the Pumpkins for Polio Song. Photo contributed

Rotary Club thankful for community support of Pumpkins for Polio

$11,000 raised which will b ematched 2:1 by Gates Foundation

  • Nov 17, 2022

 

Pumpkins were created by the Campbell River arts council, and the Crowsnest art consortium (Photo: Edward Hitchins/Campbell River Mirror)

VIDEO: “Pumpkins for Polio” returns in person after COVID hiatus

Annual charity auction to benefit children suffering from Polio

 

From CARIHI, left to right: Abby Morris, Director of Interact CARIHI, accepting the award for daughter Neelah Ntalintumire, father Shashi Ntalintumire, student recipient, Isabelle Laurin, Susie Moscovich, President of Rotary Club of CR and Mr. Iain Jeffries, teacher at CARIHI.

Rotary Youth Citizenship Award given to four Campbell River Students.

Award goes to students who have shown remarkable leadership skills, commitment to community service

  • Jul 22, 2022
From CARIHI, left to right: Abby Morris, Director of Interact CARIHI, accepting the award for daughter Neelah Ntalintumire, father Shashi Ntalintumire, student recipient, Isabelle Laurin, Susie Moscovich, President of Rotary Club of CR and Mr. Iain Jeffries, teacher at CARIHI.
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Rotarian Don Huestis (right) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Rotarian Don Huestis (right) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed
Finalist in the paper airplane throwing contest competes for Westjet tickets at the Dancing & Tapas wheelchairs for Guatemala fundraiser put on by the Campbell River Daybreak Rotary Club April 30, 2022. The closest plane to land to a wheelchair on the floor won. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
Finalist in the paper airplane throwing contest competes for Westjet tickets at the Dancing & Tapas wheelchairs for Guatemala fundraiser put on by the Campbell River Daybreak Rotary Club April 30, 2022. The closest plane to land to a wheelchair on the floor won. Photo by Alistair Taylor/Campbell River Mirror
An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)
Rotarians and Hospital Foundation staff show off their collection buckets in anticipation of the March for Children, which has been rescheduled for Feb. 12. Photo submitted

Campbell River’s snowstorm-cancelled March for Children rescheduled for Feb. 12

Rotarians will be out on the street collecting coins for children’s equipment at the hospital

  • Feb 3, 2022
Rotarians and Hospital Foundation staff show off their collection buckets in anticipation of the March for Children, which has been rescheduled for Feb. 12. Photo submitted
A behind-the-scenes look at the Rotary Club of Campbell River’s TV and live auction, held Nov. 19 and 20 from the Community Centre. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Second day of CR Rotary live auction underway

Hundreds of items available to help fund local projects

A behind-the-scenes look at the Rotary Club of Campbell River’s TV and live auction, held Nov. 19 and 20 from the Community Centre. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Greg Manzulenko, branch manager of Capital Power, Campbell River, gets the ball rolling for the Rotary TV and Online Auction by donating $5,000. Photo contributed

Campbell River’s Rotary TV and online auction returns

Proceeds of the annual auction enable Rotary to fund various projects around the community

  • Oct 28, 2021
Greg Manzulenko, branch manager of Capital Power, Campbell River, gets the ball rolling for the Rotary TV and Online Auction by donating $5,000. Photo contributed
Volunteers and representatives from four Campbell River and North Island Clubs presented a $26,500 cheque to the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island at Qwalayu House on Oct. 15. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Volunteers and representatives from four Campbell River and North Island Clubs presented a $26,500 cheque to the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island at Qwalayu House on Oct. 15. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.

Campbell River and North Island Rotary clubs support Qwalayu House

Club representives present $26,250 to Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island

Volunteers and representatives from four Campbell River and North Island Clubs presented a $26,500 cheque to the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island at Qwalayu House on Oct. 15. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
Volunteers and representatives from four Campbell River and North Island Clubs presented a $26,500 cheque to the Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island at Qwalayu House on Oct. 15. Photo by Sean Feagan / Campbell River Mirror.
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Campbell River Daybreak Rotary President Ron Fisher (left) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed

Rotary Duck Raffle to benefit Qwalayu House and other Campbell River programs

The Daybreak Rotary Club of Campbell River’s annual Duck Raffle fundraiser is…

  • Aug 10, 2021
It’s Rotary Duck Raffle time again and Campbell River Daybreak Rotary President Ron Fisher (left) sold the first tickets to Mayor Andy Adams to kick off the ticket drive. Photo contributed
Rotarian Tara Jordan (right) delivers computers to Audrey Wilson of the Laichwiltach Family Life Society for distribution. Photo supplied.

Campbell River Rotary donates computers to students

Tech provides access to online learning resources

Rotarian Tara Jordan (right) delivers computers to Audrey Wilson of the Laichwiltach Family Life Society for distribution. Photo supplied.
Rotarian Todd Peachy collects donations with Stacey Marsh and others from the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo submitted

March for children hits Campbell River’s streets Dec. 19

Get your coins ready! The Rotary Clubs’ annual March for Children takes…

  • Dec 16, 2020
Rotarian Todd Peachy collects donations with Stacey Marsh and others from the Campbell River Hospital Foundation. Photo submitted
The Campbell River Rotary’s Pumpkins for Polio raised more than $5,000 for the fight to eradicate polio. This one was carved by Brian Shaw. Campbell River Rotary photo/Facebook

Campbell River Rotary’s Pumpkins for Polio declared a success

The Rotary Club of Campbell River held its annual Pumpkins for Polio…

  • Nov 4, 2020
The Campbell River Rotary’s Pumpkins for Polio raised more than $5,000 for the fight to eradicate polio. This one was carved by Brian Shaw. Campbell River Rotary photo/Facebook
These pumpkins were put up for auction in the Rotary Club of Campbell River’s Pumpkins for Polio event at the Riptide Pub in Oct., 2019. Photo by Jacob Koomen

Still time to bid on the coolest Halloween pumpkins

Pumpkins for Polio aims to eradicate the disease and you can help

  • Oct 27, 2020
These pumpkins were put up for auction in the Rotary Club of Campbell River’s Pumpkins for Polio event at the Riptide Pub in Oct., 2019. Photo by Jacob Koomen

Campbell River Rotary Duck Dip tickets now available online

If you’re not like Mary Ashley (right) who was first in line…

  • Aug 11, 2020

Campbell River’s Dancing Tapas is the perfect combination of fun and meaningful fundraising

Funds raised this year will go toward providing ‘wheelchairs and more’ to Guatemala

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