November 26, 2019

Five School District 83 Principals shared information about their school food programs which are supported by Shuswap Rotary.  Shown above receiving school cheques from left are:
Jeff Abbott, principal of Grindrod Elementary School,
David Wellingham, principal of Salmon Arm West Elementary School
Doug Cumming, principal of Ranchero Elementary School,
Heather Gobbett, principal of South Broadview Elementary School
Scott Anderson, principal of A.L. Fortune Secondary School
 
 
November 19, 2019
 
Cookie Langenfeld, of Shuswap Hospice, received a cheque for $21,500, money raised for Hospice at the annual Shuswap Rotary Auction. Shown are Cookie (centre) with Co-President John Hansen (left) and Auction Chair Mark Ellis (right).
 
 
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September 17, 2019
 
 
Rotarian Gudrun Malmqvist, Thomas Briginshaw, Executive Director Innovation Centre, Michael Gravells and Rotarian Patti Thurston 
 
Thomas Briginshaw, Executive Director of the Innovation Centre on Shuswap St., Salmon Arm, spoke to the club about their programs.  Michael Gravells, a youth who has been working in the technology area in the basement, talked about what he has been doing with the 3D printer.  They have several courses, a rooftop garden with yoga classes and office space for 19 offices.  They are hoping for a donation from our club, and have plans to become self-sustaining. 
 
September 24, 2019
Captain Jessica Ellenor with Master Warrant Karl Bongay, Warrant Officer Daniel Zazzi, and Warrant Officer Peter Zazzi spoke about the program of the Rocky Mountain Rangers.  They had a slide show from their trip to Western Europe to visit historical sites from WWI and WWII.  They are planning another trip to visit similar sites in Eastern Europe. 
 
 
May 7, 2019 - Patti Thurston
New member, Patti Thurston, presented her very colourful biography.  
 
May 14, 2019 - Sue Whitehead from Shuswap Middle School
 
Sue Whitehead, right, a teacher at Shuswap Middle School, brought 4 students who presented about their recent class trip to the Vancouver Aquarium, which was supported by a donation from Shuswap Rotary. 
 
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April 30, 2019
Bonnie Wilson and Barry Thomas described the new trail proposed for the west end of Salmon Arm. 
 
April 16, 2019
Jenny Carter spoke about changes in the United Church's community, involved three spheres:  GreenSpace. Community (a home for new ideas to grow roots) , Nexus (for the performing arts) and First United (faith based endeavours)

Mirella Ramsay spoke about Youth Initiatives in Greenspace.Community. 
April 9, 2019
Marina Flatman spoke on April 9 about her 2-month placement as an occupational therapist in India.  Her cultural understanding and stories about her experiences were very interesting. Marina (right) is shown here with club president, Shawn Bird.
 
April 2
Carlene Duczek (left) from the North Okanagan Shuswap Brain Injury Society spoke to our club on April 2 about their programs and services.  She is shown here with our club president, Shawn Bird (right).