On March 22, 2018, Brenda Banbury the PolioPlus fundraiser for District 5550 gave the Clubs a challenge. Brenda wrote: “Millions of dollars are still required to wage war against polio. And this is where you and your clubs can help. … Continue Reading →
by John Borst, Past President, Rotary Club of Dryden Rotary’s commitment to youth is a long-standing tradition. Local clubs express this in many ways. Youth scholarships, RYLA, InterAct clubs, The “Adventures in “series, MUNA, Public Speaking contests, and book buying… Continue Reading →
Within Rotary in North America, “the growth in the power of women” is now well entrenched. by John Borst, Past President Rotary Club of Dryden, ON In February 1941, Dr. William Moulton Marston, an internationally famous psychologist submitted a draft… Continue Reading →
by John Borst & Will Vermeer, both PP Rotary Club of Dryden Approximately 100 Rotarians and guests converged on The Centre in Dryden on April 22nd for the celebration of 75 years of Rotary in Dryden.
by John Borst, PP Rotary Club of Dryden The Rotary Club of Dryden, Ontario, Canada has been close to achieving an equal number of men and women Rotarians ever since I joined in December of 2009.
Editor’s Note: The following is a fifth excerpt (with a slight reformatting) from the 2013 paper “Women Still a Challenge for Rotary” by 14 Rotarians, representing 12 zones, 14 Districts and 12 countries. To this end, we request Rotary International… Continue Reading →
By David Newman, Q.C., Co-chair, Rotary District 5550 World Peace Partners Born in 1867, Canada lost the last vestiges of external colonialism in 1982. That year, The Constitution Act (1982) opened the door for healing and reconciliation with our “Indigenous… Continue Reading →
Editor’s Note: The following is the eulogy for Harvey Hanson, read by his daughter, Deanna Hanson who has kindly consented to share it with Harvey’s fellow Rotarians at my request because I think she captures beautifully the ideal characteristics of… Continue Reading →
David G. Newman, Rotary Club of Winnipeg, District 5550 Special Counsel & Peace Committee co-Chair Current Rotary leadership has learned through PolioPlus that measurable transformational change for the benefit of human kind is possible. The words of President Banerjee and… Continue Reading →