Rotary

An owl who had her badly broken wing amputated is the subject of a naming contest hosted by the Rotary youth division, Rainmakers Interact Club, to fundraise and help the Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Centre, where she has found a permanent nest. (Photo: K-J Millar/The Northern View)

Hoo is this bird? Prince Rupert amputee owl needs a name

Rotary Interact Club and Prince Rupert Wildlife Rehab Shelter host naming contest

 

Ladysmith Rotary Club hosted a Shredding for Ukraine fundraiser on April 2, at Ladysmith Senior Secondary. (courtesy Gerry Beltgens)

Ladysmith Rotary Club and Disaster Aid Canada donate $32,000 to Ukraine refugees

50 family-sized disaster response tents on their way to Poland to help those fleeing war

 

Gerry Beltgens poses with children in Guatemala, where he worked on a project to help with access to education. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens)

Ladysmith Rotary member reflects on Guatemala trip

Gerry Beltgens recently returned from a trip where he helped set up systems for education

 

Volunteers from the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs are in Guatemala working on various projects this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens)

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotarians support access to education and nutrition in Guatemala

Four Rotary Club members are in Guatemala this month after fundraising to support projects

Volunteers from the Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs are in Guatemala working on various projects this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens)
Serving the needs of the community in Guatemala, from left: Tom Andrews, Chemainus Rotary Club, building an addition to a home, providing stoves for several families and nutritional supplements for 50 children for five months; Jacqueline Sheppard, former Rotarian who coordinates linking Rotarians with local Mayan volunteers and families; Gerry Beltgens from the Rotary Club of Ladysmith, who is coordinating an educational program for Mayan villages on Lake Atitlan; and David Sheppard, Chemainus Rotary Club, who is building beds and tables for a local Mayan family. (Photo by Erin Mooney)

Building blocks back in place for Rotary Guatemala project

Presence of club members helps boost the infrastructure and spirits of Mayan villagers

Serving the needs of the community in Guatemala, from left: Tom Andrews, Chemainus Rotary Club, building an addition to a home, providing stoves for several families and nutritional supplements for 50 children for five months; Jacqueline Sheppard, former Rotarian who coordinates linking Rotarians with local Mayan volunteers and families; Gerry Beltgens from the Rotary Club of Ladysmith, who is coordinating an educational program for Mayan villages on Lake Atitlan; and David Sheppard, Chemainus Rotary Club, who is building beds and tables for a local Mayan family. (Photo by Erin Mooney)
Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary members sold traditional Guatemalan weaving on Saturday (Nov. 27) to raise funds for access to education in remote Mayan villages. (Photo by Tyler Hay)

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary Clubs raise over $6,300 for Guatemala project

Funds will provide laptops and access to education in Mayan villages

Ladysmith and Chemainus Rotary members sold traditional Guatemalan weaving on Saturday (Nov. 27) to raise funds for access to education in remote Mayan villages. (Photo by Tyler Hay)
The Ladysmith Rotary Club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
The Ladysmith Rotary club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Cowichan Valley and Nanaimo Rotary Clubs work together to create opportunities for Guatemalans

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The Ladysmith Rotary Club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
The Ladysmith Rotary club will host a fundraising event o support access to education in Guatemala. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/ Rotary Club of Ladysmith)
The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)

Central Vancouver Island Rotaries raise funds for access to education in Guatemalan villages

Rotarians will sell authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise funds

The Central Vancouver Island Rotarians will hold a sale of authentic hand woven Guatemalan scarves and clothing to raise money for access to education in Guatemala villages this month. (Photo courtesy of Gerry Beltgens/Rotary Club of Ladysmith)