Speaker April 11 was Rockin' RobotsOur speaker at Canby Rotary today was the Rockin' Robots from the Eccles Elementary LEGO® Robotics Team. The team consists of six boys aged 9 to 12 who have created a smart phone app. This app could help to locate trapped individuals in the event of a natural disaster. The team gave a demonstration regarding the development and implementation of a smart phone application to assist First Responders in a multitude of emergencies or life threatening situations. They have full support of local first responders, Canby Telcom and the Canby community. Check out their website at www.iRescue-you.com . Pictured with the Eccles team is Judi Aus, President-elect, Canby Rotary.
Posted Apr 11, 2014, 7:20 PM by Web Designer
Kathleen Jordan, Lunch Speaker Friday, March 21Our program at Rotary today was our very own Rotary Club of Canby Rotarian, Kathleen Jordan, a professional forester with 40 years of experience in management of public lands in Oregon, Washington, California, and Georgia. Kathleen's topic was the management and impacts of large-scale wildfires in western forests based on her direct experience on more than 50 wildfires. Lunch Meeting begins at 11:45 a.m. at Cutsforth Town Hall in Canby. Lunch is $13. We welcome guests.
Posted Mar 21, 2014, 2:36 PM by Web Designer
Feb. 28 Program - Norb Murray, US Marine Helicopter Pilot for 3 PresidentsProgram for Friday, Feb. 28 at Canby Rotary will be Norb Murray, Rotarian, and US Marine serving 25 years. As a Marine helicopter pilot he had tours of Vietnam, Washington, D.C. and Whidbey Island, WA. One tour was with HMX-1 the President...ial Helicopter Squadron flying for presidents Nixon, Ford and Carter. He will be talking about his experiences at Camp David, MD., established in 1942, a retreat for presidents. Our luncheon meeting starts at 11:45 a.m. and lunch is $13 at Cutsforth Town Hall in Canby.
Posted Feb 27, 2014, 9:33 AM by Web Designer
Speaker for Friday, February 21 MeetingSpeaker for Feb. 21 club meeting was Mitty Chang, Rotaract member from Fremont, CA. It was a powerful but compact talk on what our website can look like in order to attract more attention. He is past Rotaract District Governor 5160, Graduate of University of California (Davis), has attended 6 international conventions, was Rotary Public Image Coordinator Assistant for Zone 26, and too many more leadership positions to mention here. Don't miss this dynamic speaker! Mitty is a young entrepreneur and designer living in the San Francisco bay area. Mitty has spent the past decade freelancing web design, while focusing his free time in humanitarian work through non-profits he has been a part of and led. His goals ...
Posted Feb 21, 2014, 6:24 PM by Web Designer
Human Trafficking Awareness Presentation"Rotary End Human Trafficking" is a community effort established by Rotary Clubs of East Portland (Oregon) Region to abolish sexual exploitation. Dana Clark spoke of the awareness factors we need to know about in order to keep our young people safe. The "numbers" are alarming when we hear how many minor children were "trafficked" along the I-5 corridor in the past few years. National Human Trafficking Hotline text BEFREE
Posted Jan 18, 2014, 11:27 AM by Web Designer
Former RYLA Student Speaks to Rotary ClubMajor Brian Riggle went to RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Award) in 1989 and later joined the US Air Force. At that time he had a burning desire to fly and a willingness to learn. He spoke to our Rotary Club about how RYLA contributed to his leadership skills and his career as a pilot in the Air Force. Thank you Brian, very inspiring.
Posted Jan 10, 2014, 2:40 PM by Web Designer
New Member InductedRuss Hall, Executive Director of Wilderness International was inducted into membership at the last meeting of Canby Rotary. We welcome you Russ.
Posted Jan 3, 2014, 11:02 AM by Web Designer
Tony Gonzalez - CTV Channel 5Tony Gonzalez was our presenter at our meeting today. He works for CTV Channel 5 in Canby. For 28 years CTV has been delivering Canby-centric programming to area homes. CTV is a non-profit organization that receives operational funding from the city. You can find video content at www.ctvchannel5.com ranging from city council meetings to interviews to entertaining local creations.
Posted Nov 22, 2013, 4:06 PM by Web Designer
Bill Reif Presented Paul Harris Fellow RecognitionDistrict Governor Sharon Starr presented Bill Reif with his multiple Paul Harris Fellow Recognition pin at an October meeting. Your generous contributions to The Rotary Foundation are essential to securing and growing Rotary programs throughout the world. Donors are recognized to express The Rotary Foundation's gratitude for their commitment and offers individual and club recognitions, as well as naming recognitions that lets members honor a friend or family member with a named or endowed gift.
Posted Oct 17, 2013, 6:50 AM by Web Designer
Canby Rotary Champion Syncronized Leaf Raking TeamDon't forget to attend our Auction, Tail-Gate party and the Canby Herald's Chili Cook-off at the Canby Fairgrounds (Event Center) Saturday Sept. 21 starting at 11:00 a.m. This will be one of the most fun auctions you have ever attended. Don't miss it! Nearly 100 items to bid on, both silent and oral auctions. See our flyers on this site. One auction item is this proud team of champions - the Canby Rotary Syncronized Leaf Raking Team made up of 5 of the top nationally ranked “rake artists” who will spend 1 hour raking leaves for the winning bidder(s). (Disposal included.) The team is proudly coached and sponsored by Scott Sasse of; Scott ...
Posted Sep 16, 2013, 12:01 PM by Web Designer
2013-2014 Rotary Club of Canby Officers2013 Board of Directors: Bob Westcott, Loren Bell, Bev Doolittle, Matt Michel (Secretary), Tyler Motlagh (President), Teresa Sasse, Judi Hester Aus (President-elect), Judd Palmer, Chris Stutes (Immediate Past-President).
Posted Sep 17, 2013, 2:18 PM by Web Designer
Canby Rotary Now Has 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.
Posted Jul 2, 2013, 8:11 AM by Web Designer