Fellowship lunch at Willie Stout's Pub
Jun 27, 2019 12:30 PM
to meet ADG & PP Gary Williams, Trinidad
Jan Siegel
Jul 04, 2019 12:30 PM
Bussiness/visioning meeting
DG Beth Selby
Aug 15, 2019 12:30 PM
Official DG visit
Gauri Guha
Aug 29, 2019 12:30 PM
Dr. Kimberley Tavares
Sep 19, 2019 12:30 PM
Dr. Jinni Demine
Sep 26, 2019
Club Executives & Directors
Past President
Community Service
International Service
Foundation Chair
Membership Chair
Fundraising Chair
Club Administration
Assistant Secretary
Assistant Treasurer
Upcoming Events
Club Information

Welcome to our Club!


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
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Venue Map
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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:
  • Carol Barney
    June 4
  • Vincent C. Walter
    June 17
Spouse/Partner Birthdays:
  • Carol Barney
    June 4
  • Maria Jobson
    June 8
Join Date:
  • Howard Back
    June 5, 1980
    39 years
  • Chris Jones
    June 7, 2018
    1 year
  • Tina Phanthaamath
    June 8, 2017
    2 years
  • Laurie Back
    June 15, 2015
    4 years
  • Kenneth Prentice
    June 19, 2012
    7 years
  • Stephen Phillips
    June 19, 2017
    2 years