Program April 16 is Bob Jones, Canby AuthorOur program this week (April 16) will be Bob Jones, former Canby High School Speech and Debate Coach; Writer, Photographer, Author, publisher of four golf oriented travel guides (Scotland, Ireland, Wales) and one book of travel stories (Ten Years of Travel in Scotland, Ireland, England and Wales). Latest book, published March 2013, is Golfing in Scotland: The Hidden Gems. Guests are welcome. Please message President or any Rotarian and let them know you would like to attend our meeting @ 11:45 am on April 16 at Cutsforth Town Hall. Lunch is $14.
Posted Apr 14, 2015, 7:30 AM by Web Designer
Speaker, Paul Lorenzini, Nuclear EngineerPaul Lorenzini, Nuclear Engineer, was Canby Rotary program last Thursday meeting, representing Energy Northwest. It was formed as a joint operating agency in 1957. The organization was created to serve the needs of public power by producing reliable, low-cost electricity while promoting public power activities in the region. Paul is pictured visiting with Rotarians and on the far right he is being thanked by President pro-tem, Gary Linton.
Posted Oct 18, 2014, 5:35 PM by Web Designer
October 4 - OktoberfeastCanby Rotary held its first Oktoberfeast on Oct. 4 at the Willamette Valley Country Club. We served a selection of German foods with beer and wine tasting. The entry fee included a commemorative beer glass. There was a raffle with 3 major prizes and Kathleen, one of our Canby Rotarians won second prize. The proceeds from the event will benefit local youth scholarships and community service projects.Thank you to those who attended the event and helped make it a success. A special congratulations to the winners. It was a warm fall evening of fun and fellowship for the club and community members.
Posted Oct 7, 2014, 7:01 AM by Web Designer
Canby Rotary Facebook PageCheck out our Facebook Page. We have lots of good photos and stories for keeping Rotarians and friends informed of what the club has accomplished over the year. www.facebook.com/canbyrotary
Posted Oct 4, 2014, 6:24 AM by Web Designer
Join Rotary and Make a DifferenceWelcome to Canby Rotary site - We are neighbors, community leaders, and global citizens uniting for the common good. With you, we can accomplish even more.
Posted Oct 4, 2014, 6:34 AM by Web Designer
WHAT IS ROTARY?
Rotary is a worldwide organization of more than 1.2 million business, professional, and community leaders. Members of Rotary clubs, known as Rotarians, provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world.
There are more than 33,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Clubs are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds. As signified by the motto "Service Above Self", Rotary's main objective is service — in the community, in the workplace, and throughout the world.
Posted Jul 2, 2013, 8:12 AM by Web Designer
Joining RotaryLearn more about what Rotary Club of Canby does for the community by visiting a Rotary meeting.
Rotarians are members of Rotary clubs. Rotary clubs belong to Rotary International. To become a Rotarian, you must be invited to join a Rotary club by a member of that club.
A qualified candidate for Rotary club membership is an adult of good character and good business, professional, or community reputation. The candidate fits one of the following criteria:
Holds or has held an executive position with discretionary authority in any worthy and recognized business or profession
Serves or has served as a community leader
Posted Jul 2, 2013, 8:14 AM by Web Designer
History of the Rotary WheelA wheel has been the symbol of Rotary since our earliest days.
The first design was made by Chicago Rotarian Montague Bear, an engraver who drew a simple wagon wheel, with a few lines to show dust and motion. The wheel was said to illustrate "Civilization and Movement".
Most of the early clubs had some form of wagon wheel on their publications and letterheads. Finally, in 1922, it was decided that all Rotary Clubs should adopt a single design as the exclusive emblem of the movement.
In 1923, the present geared wheel, with 24 cogs and six spokes, was adopted by the Rotary International Association. A group of engineers soon advised that the geared wheel was mechanically unsound, and would ...
Posted Jul 2, 2013, 8:14 AM by Web Designer