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Giving Tuesday Dec 1st 2020!

Giving Tuesday is a North American wide day of giving. For the second year in a row our club raising money and awareness for the Rotary Foundation on this day.

 

We know that this is difficult given the challenges of COVID But those in need in the world also are having more difficulties and have more need during this period.
 
We make giving to a good cause easy, consider making Rotary and the Rotary Foundation your choice this year:, choose a level of support: https://vancouverfraserviewrotary.org/Stories/giving-tuesday-dec-1st-2020
 
As of this writing we have already raised over $1600 that will be going to the Rotary Foundation.

Why THE ROTARY FOUNDATION?

  1. 92% of funds are spent on program awards and operations
  2. Rotary has a 4 STAR RATING - Charity Navigators highest rating!
Examples of how funds of all sizes are used:
 
Your gift makes a difference! Here are ways in which donations at any level make a difference, and how money is spent in the world:
 
$15.00 - Polio Vaccinations
$50 - Water Filter
$200 - Medical equipment
$500 - Anti-bullying Campaign
$1,000 - Conflict resolution training
$2,650 - An Irrigation System
 
Take action - Give now!
 
And Win a Prize!
WIN PRIZES for donating, 4 prizes will be randomly selected, just donate to be eligible: Want multiple entries? simply break your donation up.  make 5 x $10 in stead of 1 x $50 etc. 
 
  • Apple AirPod Pro
  • EasyPark $100 wallet load for parking
  • Family Pass to the Maritime Museum
  • Tim Hortons $50 card
 
Donation to the Rotary Foundation
 
At the October meeting Mercedes Wong presents and oversaw the donation from a foundation at VanCity to the Rotary foundation in the amount of $500.
 
Pictured with the 2 presidents Erin and Rm and the District Governor Dave Hamilton, from 5040.
 
Our Meetings go Virtual!
The next few meetings will be virtual due to the order to hold no public gatherings, including this weeks on wed Dec 2nd.

 There is no cost to join the virtual meeting - link sent out later, however if you would like to join us in "donating your lunch"  then register below

ONLY USE THIS REGISTRATION IF YOU WANT TO DONATE YOUR CHEAPER LUNCH

This had been rounded down to $18.00  and any donation will go straight to the ROTARY FOUNDATION in your name so you will get a tax receipt and Rotary points.

Donate Here

 

 
A Focus on our Members:
 
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John Wu is one of the newest Rotary members in our club but has already had a big impact in our Rotary world.   John signed up and ordered Rotary masks for his employees as a way to support the club, and most recently Donated to the Giving Tuesday fund at the highest level.   His $500 donation also secures his company as a Gold Sponsor for our web site.
 
John is the President and owner of Owner of Columbia Security Systems Inc & APC Alarm companies.  These companies provide corporate security and monitoring for business in BC.
 
Most Recently John and his company were featured in the news for bringing COVID 19 safety cameras to businesses.  These cameras operate in the background but monitor visitors and flag an alert when people enter with a temperature.
 
We thank John for all of his efforts and contributions in such a small amount of time!
 
Two  New Paul Harris Milestones for our Club
 
At the October lunch and meeting two of our members were presented with Paul Harris pins by the District Governor.
 
Mercedes Wong received her +1 pin for Donations to the Foundation, this being her send Paul Harris Distinction.
 
Nigel Bullers was presented with a  +2 this being his 3rd Paul Harris for Donations to the Foundation.
 
 
Our Club has Rotary Face Masks
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
New Rotary Face Masks, designed by our club for our club and any others that want them.
 
2 styles to choose from; $20.00 each.   75% of the profit from each mask will be donated to the Rotary Foundation.
 
Show your affiliation to Rotary while supporting and keeping the world and your community safe.
 
You can buy here and pick up at club or we will deliver to you.  Buy here:    https://vancouverfraserviewrotary.org/event/rotary-mask-a/
 
Paul Harris Fellow
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What is a Paul Harris Fellow?
The Paul Harris Fellow recognition acknowledges individuals who contribute, or who have contributions made in their name, of $1,000 to The Rotary Foundation. ... In 1969, the Foundation unveiled the first Paul Harris Fellow medallion at the Rotary Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA.
 
Many other notable figures have been named as Paul Harris Fellows, including U.S. President Jimmy Carter, Russian President Boris Yeltsin, U.S. astronaut James Lovell, UN Secretary-General Javier Perez de Cuellar, and Jonas Salk.
 
 
 
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