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Club Happenings
In partnership with staff at the Grandmaitre, Virgo and Evans law firm, the Rotary Club of Ottawa was pleased to provide toys for the children at the Oshi Kizis Indigenous Women’s Shelter in Ottawa. 
With support from the Rotary Ottawa Children's Foundation, the Community Service Committee funded these worthwhile local community-based charitable organizations and their projects in 2022-2023:   
They arrived - 156 students from all across Canada and sponsored by Rotary Clubs in their community by car, bus, train and plane, on Saturday, May 13 for four full days of activities, presentations, social events, museums, trips... 
View the map of all the Rotary Clubs and Communities that sponsored them.
 
They left exhausted, uplifted and thankful for an experience none will forget and all will cherish.  Hear their story...
 
The eradication of Polio around the world is largely because of the efforts of volunteers like Past President 2001-02 Eva Hammond.  This photo is Eva explaining how you can tell when a child has had their first dose of the vaccine because of their painted fingernail (more recently a “purple pinky”). Read more about Eva's story below.
The Rotary Club of Ottawa has a long history of welcoming exchange students to Ottawa.  As we prepare to welcome students to stay with three families in 2022 – 2023, it’s time to catch up on what’s been happening with students we hosted in past exchanges.  It’s also time to appreciate the excitement felt by our present group of Ottawa students preparing to head out in the coming school year to adventures and an immersive learning situation abroad.
Upcoming Events
Adventure in Citizenship 2024 / Redécouvrons Notre Citoyenneté 2024
A unique and special program for 160 youth May 26-29! 
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Free Reading Program
A complete, fun, interactive English literacy program for grades K to 6.  Click the logo to create a "classroom" on our club's campus, add your learners, and you're all set.  It's an engaging platform with over 3600 activities!
More info at Be Reading
Literacy lasts a lifetime. 
Rotary Club of Ottawa meets...

We meet In Person & Online
Mondays at 12:15 p.m.
New Edinburgh Park Fieldhouse
203 Stanley Avenue
Ottawa, ON K1M 1P1
Canada
The club meets in person for lunch on the second Monday of each month at 12:15pm and we meet online on the fourth Monday at 7PM . Please check the website for program information and more details.
RSS
Rotary announces US$2 million Program of Scale grant to help farmers in India

Rotary International Convention also spotlights programs to create healthy communities, eradicate polio

Environmental concerns and solutions featured at Rotary International Convention

Ecological conservation and corporate responsibility are the focus on day 3 in Singapore

Rotary-led water conservation program awarded US$2 million to help farmers in India

Rotary-led water conservation program awarded US$2 million to help farmers in India"Partners for Water Access and Better Harvests in India” will support climate-resilient

Rotary convention in Singapore opens with cultural events, global scope

Members highlight community projects and peace efforts

Club Executives & Directors
President
President Elect
Immediate Past President
Secretary (Interim)
Treasurer
Director
Director
Director, Hands On Ottawa
Director
Director
Chair - Community Service
Chair - International Service

AIC partners / sponsors:

 
 

Desjardins Ontario Credit Union
 
 

The many Rotary Clubs across Canada who sponsor their students' participation and travel.
In partnership with staff at the Grandmaitre, Virgo and Evans law firm, the Rotary Club of Ottawa was pleased to provide toys for the children at the Oshi Kizis Indigenous Women’s Shelter in Ottawa.