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Deanna McIntyre
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Dec 08, 2020
City of Abbotsford's new Waste Management System
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Rotary Club of Abbotsford Installs New Board of Directors for 2019-2020.
1st Annual Abbotsford Rotary Club - Berry Blitz Event raises $5,000 for local charities!
Club Information
Rotary Opens Opportunities
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
The Salvation Army - Cascade Community Church
35190 DeLair Road
Abbotsford, BC V3G 2E2
Our in-person meetings are currently suspended due to COVID-19; we meet weekly via Zoom. Contact us if you would like to attend a Zoom meeting!
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Weekly Club Meeting
This week Kim Hissink, of the Salvation Army, Abbotsford, will speak about the Salvation Army's Christmas Kettles program.
If you have any suggestions for a speaker, please send them to Marion Keys at or call at 604-308-0406.
To join the Zoom meeting: 
1) If you have not already done so, you must download zoom to your computer or mobile device before logging in to the meeting
download here:
2) When you log into the meeting anytime after 11:30 Tuesday your microphone will be muted until the moderator accepts you as a member.
3) The meeting is password-protected to stop unwanted interference (Zoom Bombing)
4) The first 30 minutes will be open to all for conversation, the meeting will begin at 12:00 noon.
5) Look for the “Chat” button on your screen to converse with the group or select individual members for your comments. Remember that your comments may be made public after the meeting has concluded, even those between individual members.
6) If you do not have computer capability you may dial in for audio only: see the number below.
Time: October 6, 2020 11:30 AM Pacific Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 841 3927 2366
Password: 852360
Dial In: 778 907 2071 (same meeting ID and Password as above)
Big Dream Launch
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Make your voice heard! 
Ballots for the Big Dream Launch were emailed to you on Tuesday, July 7 with instructions for their return by July 20 and the criteria to be considered. The results are anticipated to be announced by the end of July.
It is now time for each member to decide which project you are willing to support with your time and fundraising efforts. If you are not passionate about any of the projects, you may vote for the club to keep looking for other options.
If you missed any of the presentations or want to re-watch the recordings, here again are the links:
Archway Community Services:
Support our Guatemala Partners
A reminder to those who want to provide additional support to our partners in Guatemala:
To support Judy Bergen and Love Guatemala, please go to Any donations made will provide you with an individual Canadian Tax Receipt. Judy tells us that approximately $75 Cdn will feed an entire family for a month.
Our club exists and thrives because of our commitment to change lives, both locally and globally. Here is a chance for each of us to take a relatively small amount out of our lives and make a profound difference in the lives of others.
Thank you for your service to others.
Congratulations to all graduating students of Abbotsford!
Club member, Pat Tonn, attended the award ceremony at Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts on Tuesday, June 2nd where she presented Piper Hornall with our Rotary Club of Abbotsford Award.
The following Grads all received $1,200 Rotary Club of Abbotsford Awards this June! Congratulations to them all.
Abbotsford Senior - Jesna Joy
Abbotsford Traditional - Vikram Gill
Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts - Piper Hornall
Bakerview Centre for Learning - Sophie Vankowski
MEI - Rachel Kirk
Rick Hansen - Rajan Khosa
Robert Bateman - Justin Wong
W.J. Mouat - Tanvi Gauba
Yale - Malika Dhindsa
Thank you to the selection committee volunteers who read through all of the student applications and chose this year's winners.
Sunshine Report


November Sunshine Report


Happy Birthday!


Ken Funk - Dec 04
Hugh Ellis - Dec 13
Rod Thomson - Dec 20
Doris Woodman-McMillan - Dec 24

Happy Anniversary!

Happy Rotary Anniversary!
Dave Loewen - 6 years 11 months; Dec 03 2013
Christine Pauls - 0 years 11 months; Dec 10 2019
Deanna McIntyre - 2 years 11 months; Dec 12 2017
George Ho - 3 years 11 months; Dec 13 2016
Mark Dana - 17 years 11 months; Dec 31 2002
Upcoming Rotary Events and News
District 5050 forming a working group to address DEI
The District is committed to assisting clubs to increase membership, better reflect their communities, and ensure there is understanding of  what is meant by Rotary's commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Towards this end, the District is forming a DEI Working Group. If you are interested in working on these issues please contact Lindagene Coyle at
April 17, 2021
Training Assembly
May 14-16, 2021
District Conference 2021
Chilliwack, BC
Further details to come
Rotary Networking Plus - Doing Business with Rotarians -
Join Us on Social Media!
Rotary International continues to work on branding and communication of our organization throughout the world. They are pushing for greater exposure within the press, radio, television and social media.

To this end, we would like to encourage all members to participate, with contribution, on our social media sites. 


The link for the NEW District 5050 Facebook is:


The link for our Club's Facebook is: 


The link for our Club's Twitter is:  


Look for our Club on Instagram at “AbbyRotary”


Spread the message and good works of Rotary with your network by connecting with the Club and posting your contributions and sharing our posts. Your efforts could reach a potential new member, a new sponsor or partner. Don't keep Rotary a secret - talk it up!

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