Speakers
Dr. Karen Mock
Feb 21, 2019 12:30 PM
From Words to Action - the Importance of Interfaith Dialogue in Times of Conflict and Extremism.
Heather Graeme
Feb 28, 2019 6:30 PM
Classification talk
RICHARD MEWHINNEY
Mar 07, 2019 12:30 PM
Water & Sanitation
 
Club Executives & Directors
President
President-Elect
Secretary
Treasurer
Past President
Community Service
International Service
Foundation Chair
Membership Chair
Fundraising Chair
Club Administration
Assistant Secretary
Assistant Treasurer
 
Club Information

Welcome to our Club!

Willowdale

Service Above Self

1st and 3rd Thursday at 12:30pm 2nd and 4th Thursday at 6:30pm
Bayview Country Club
25 Fairway Heights Drive
Thornhill, ON  L3T3X1
Canada
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The Rotary Club of Willowdale was chartered on May 1st, 1952, with the approval of Rotary International and became part of District 7070. Rotary is an organization that represents about 1.2 million Rotarians in 30,000 clubs in 162 countries around the world.

Our club has over 50 members from many different walks of life. We represent many of the professions and businesses in Willowdale. Women have been encouraged to join our club for a dozen years.

Some of our traditions in the Rotary Club of Willowdale include: - Regular attendance at the weekly Thursday lunch meetings is encouraged in order to keep in touch with Rotary friends and Rotary projects.

If a member is travelling, he/she can attend any other Rotary club and receive credit for make-up attendance. Many Rotarians take pride in regular attendance. One member of our club has more than fifty-four years of perfect attendance.

Over the years the Club has started, sponsored or started many projects both local and international. Some the project descriptions can be found in the "Our Club at Work" article.

At nearly every meeting we have a guest speaker that present events happening at their particular organization or on current affairs. A few months after a new member joins our club, he or she is asked to give a classification talk at a lunch meeting, with a brief summary of his/her life history, vocation and connection to Rotary. It also gives the new member an opportunity to promote and advertise the particular business or industry they are in.

 

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Birthdays & Anniversaries
Member Birthdays:
  • Howard Back
    February 6
  • John Simpson
    February 20
Join Date:
  • Felix Jimenez
    February 1, 2001
    18 years
  • P.J. Kursell
    February 14, 2007
    12 years