Meeting Information

Regular meetings are held at noon at "Seasons in the Park" located in QE Park, unless otherwise listed.

Lunch & Meeting
When:  Wed Feb 12th, 2020
Where: Seasons, QE Park
Time: 12:00 Noon
Speaker: Gloria Staudt
Topic: Rotary Peace Scholar Program
Coming Meetings:
  • Wednesday February 12th
  • Wednesday February 26th

Please email President CiCi Yim to confirm your attendance.


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2020 District 5040 Conference

Apr 24 - 26, 2020
Vancouver BC.
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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Vancouver Fraserview  
The Fraserview Rotary club is located in the heart of the lower mainland and services the area of Fraserview and surrounding areas.  Our club consists of local community leaders from around greater Vancouver including a reach into Downtown Vancouver, leaders who take an active role in their communities, all while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives.   Fraserview is a smaller club that allows our leaders to grow and contribute in ways they might not in a larger club. 
Join us for a meeting! Check the column on the left for meetings dates and times, and upcoming events.Members of our Rotary Club connect at weekly meetings and learn from business experts, political and civic leaders, and entrepreneurs, who help us stay informed on topics that are relevant to our community. Together, we make great things happen. We have a structure that focuses on action and positive results.
How did Rotary start... Read here..
Upcoming Events

We Need Your Help & you can Win Big!

Fraserview Rotary needs your help this February and you can win prizes
Each Year our Club holds a Gala Fundraiser for the Club and a selected Charity organization.
The event is really important as it:
  • Raises funds for the Club
  • Raises funds for the Charity that we choose
  • Allows us to get points for various activities under the Rotary KPI program so that we hit our targets for the year.
This year was to be no exception and we had planned and negotiated a great venue, band and fashion show, had all of the artwork ready to hit, and then, the tragedy of the virus in China hit the news.  
The Executives have spent much time thinking about how to handle the issue, most service clubs have been forced to cancel their events.   We feel that it will be uncertain just how comfortable we will be asking a large group to meet at a venue if public opinion and public health are still a concern.   The last thing we want is an event that has low turnout and loses money.
As we indicated, other service clubs have simply cancelled events and lost the fundraising ability, but we decided that we can save it by being super creative, rather than simply give up.
The VIRTUAL Spring Gala and Fundraiser
“Your Absence Will Make a Difference.”
So, we have decided to put on a VIRTUAL GALA and FUNDRAISER.  We are asking everyone to please pitch in and contribute to make the rotary year for our Club and also to really do a great job for our Charity of choice this year!
'Beyond the Conversation is a movement that wants to address the gap of social connectedness, loneliness and mental health for all people. If anyone who is seeking to build their community support,'
- we raise needed money for the Club, as we did in previous years
- we raise money for the charity "Beyond the Conversation Society" that really needs the support
- we have almost zero cost to do this
- we get club points many of them that will hit our targets for the year
  • Fundraising
  • Projects
  • Volunteer hours
  • Goods donated
  • Community give back
  • Total members involved
These are all critical metrics we need.
What Can You Do to Help?
We have set up a payment portal on our website that has a few of options:  
The executives have all committed that they would have spent around $100 per person on a Gala; Ticket, Drinks, raffle tickets etc.  So depending on how many people they would have bought for 1 or 2, we have set up donations of both
  • $200 &
  • $100
All other Members have more scope of options on how to help:
We have $50 and $25 levels that you can donate at.
The 4 options are all listed on the events page and here, again we have no cost, so all of the funds go to the Club and "Beyond the Conversation Society":
Prizes - These prizes would have been part of a raffle, they will be randomly selected:
A Trip! - Peaceful Harbour Suites
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Water’s Edge Shoreside Suites is the only property with access to both the serene Ucluelet Inlet & the active Marina from every suite! We’re nestled on the peaceful water’s edge of an island joined by a causeway within the Harbour. Nothing else compares. Stunning surroundings, breathtaking views. Come discover a true West Coast classic.
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1 Deluxe Bedroom with Outdoor Tub
Valid: Sunday - Thursday (no weekends). Not valid: July 1st - Sept 15th, Holidays or Long Weekends
Prize Value Worth: $500
and these other great prizes:
  • Tim Hortons $100 card
  •  EasyPark $150 Parking Card
  • Men’s Nike Watch - $150
  • A 2nd Nike Men’s watch - $150
  •  Maritime Museum family pack
  •  Amazon Echo Dot - Alexa
  •  Bottle of Wine
  •  $50.00 Pack of Cineplex movies
Anyone who makes a donation can win!
Want to make 2 x $50 donation instead of 1 x $100? - then you get 2 entries!
Finally, we have a corporate sponsor opportunity, we have 3 companies committed to this level already at $300, we appreciate any company that can make a difference!
Thank you all for all your support!

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 7, 2020 — Members of Toastmasters and Rotary will enhance their skills, broaden their networks and increase their positive impact in communities through a new collaboration.

The ongoing relationship between the two organizations will begin at the grassroots level with local club members learning and working together. Additionally, Toastmasters will create a set of eight structured communication and leadership development courses for Rotary with a phased rollout that will be available in English in 2020, and in more languages in 2021.


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Our Giving Goals
Here are our giving goals and progress this year so far and as we hit the 6 month mark, half way through the Rotary Year, on Total we have raised/ Donated Over $10,000!
Rotary World Help $400.00
Rotary Foundation $1300.00 - Barbeque fundraiser
Autism Burma - $1000.00
Beyond the Conversation Society - $500
Rotary Foundation - $580.00
Polio Fund - $1340.00
Rotary Foundation Giving Tuesday - $2015.00
CNIB - $2,019.75
Alzhiemers - 1009.88
U.S. stamp commemorating Rotary International's 50th anniversary in 1955

The first years of the Rotary Club

The first Rotary Club was formed when attorney Paul P. Harris called together a meeting of three business acquaintances in downtown Chicago, United States, at Harris's friend Gustave Loehr's office in the Unity Building on Dearborn Street on February 23, 1905.[8] In addition to Harris and Loehr (a mining engineer and freemason[9]), Silvester Schiele (a coal merchant), and Hiram E. Shorey (a tailor) were the other two who attended this first meeting. The members chose the name Rotary because initially they rotated subsequent weekly club meetings to each other's offices, although within a year, the Chicago club became so large it became necessary to adopt the now-common practice of a regular meeting place.

1st Canadian Rotary Club?  - see more to find out.....

We have two new Gold Sponsors for our club!
As part of the Giving Tuesday Fund drive for the Rotary Foundation we now have 2 new Gold Sponsors:  Securiguard Services Inc. and EasyPark.   Securigaurd is a new sponsor, thank you and Welcome, EasyPark was a Silver Sponsor that upgraded as part of this promo.
Interested in become our sponsor?  Visit Here
Last year we lost one of our members.   The Rotary Club of Fraserview recently raised money in his name and made a donation to the Rotary Foundation and presented his widow with a Paul Harris Fellow certificate in his name.
William is from Brunei – in south East Asia on the north coast of Borneo, when you look up on line about Brunei its says it is known as “ The Abode of Peace
William came to Canada and Vancouver as a businessman and started a beef jerky business, BKH jerky, and met the love of his life Flora.    William joined the Fraserview Rotary in early 2017.

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The Mind Museum Trip
Our sincerest gratitude to Children's Hour, The Mind Museum, Jollibee, Rotary Club of Vancouver Fraserview, and the Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown for extending your generous support. The joy we witnessed from the faces of our community was truly indescribable. They have experienced, for the first time, a fun way of engaging and learning science. #AlexaMiraSociety #GiveLoveInspire
Platinum Award for Rotary Club of Vancouver Fraserview.   At the September Meeting Past District Governor attended the Bi weekly lunch meeting and presented the Platinum Award for the Rotary club of Vancouver Fraserview.  This award was for the growth and success of the club in the 2018/19 year under the leadership of Ellen Hsu President
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