Once again Rotarians in Kingston have stepped up to lend a hand for this massive community effort in Kingston. Their roles will be mostly screening and ushering individuals at the site to facilitate a smooth operation. The Rotary clubs in Kingston will be helping with the mass Covid-19 vaccination clinic at the Invista Centre in Kingston’s west end.  Mike Moore and Darlene Clement, two Rotarians from Kingston are discussing how the many Rotarians from all the Rotary clubs in Kingston will be helping with the mass vaccination at the Invista Centre in Kingston’s west end.  
Photo by Daniel Geleyn
 
 
 

It’s been 100 years since Rotary first established a presence in Kingston.

On March 11, 1921, the Rotary Club of Kingston was born, sponsored by Rotarians from Ottawa. What began as one fledgling service club that was part of a global service organization has grown into six clubs within the city that have collectively raised millions of dollars for local organizations and causes.

Read the full article published in the Kingston Whig Standard on December 11, 2020 at  Rotary celebrates 100 years in Kingston | The Kingston Whig Standard (thewhig.com)

 

The Rotary Facilitator of Alumni Relations (FAR) Project officially launched on September 12, 2020.
 
Everybody gets a Rotary mask! John Gale (left), Project Lead, President Cataraqui Rotary Club; Logan , Pathways Program Alumnus, Assistant to FAR; Jon Oosterman, Facilitator of Alumni Relations; Wendy Vuyk, Director, Kingston Community Health Centre.
 
The four Rotary Clubs in Kingston expect to have 50 volunteers on Saturday, August 8, 2020 from 8:00 am to 11:00 am at the Robinson Community Garden to harvest vegetables for food insecure families impacted by COVID-19.
Members from all clubs, their families and friends will spend three hours harvesting hundreds of pounds of food to be distributed by Isthmus and the Food Sharing Project
The Robinson Community Garden is located at 3747 Princess St, Westbrook.
 
For more information, please contact:
Ana Sutherland: Rotary in Kingston -   asutherland@xplornet.ca
Paul Elsley: Isthmus Canada Kingston Chapter - elsleypaul@gmail.com