Rotary Club of Wiarton meets every Thursday, from 6:00 – 8:00pm at the Legion building on Berford St. in Wiarton.
WHY JOIN THE WIARTON ROTARY CLUB?
The Rotary Club of Wiarton has a dynamic slate of projects and events planned for this year. We are looking for select individuals to help us take our club to the next level.
If you have been considering joining or are currently a member and know of someone else who might be interested, please consider the following:
- Rotary International is the world’s first service club organization.
- There are more than 1.2 million members in 33,000 clubs worldwide.
- The motto of Rotary is “Service Above Self”.
The mission of Rotary International, a worldwide association of Rotary clubs, is to provide service to others, to promote high ethical standards, and to advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
- Rotary club members are volunteers who work locally, regionally, and internationally to combat hunger, improve health and sanitation, provide education and job training, promote peace, and eradicate polio
So if you believe that civic participation is an essential element in the life of a well-rounded person, please consider becoming a candidate for membership in the Wiarton Rotary Club and connect with like-minded leaders.
WHY CONSIDER MEMBERSHIP IN THE WIARTON ROTARY CLUB?
Because we make a difference in our community, our country & internationally.
Some examples include:
- the construction of the boardwalk along the Wiarton waterfront
- playground equipment at local parks
- part of a community initiative to install a walk-in fridge/freezer for the local Food Bank
- annual clean-up along Highway 6 near Wiarton
- contribution to youth & seniors programs & activities
- support of the worldwide Polio eradication effort
- international support of programs in Cameroon to assist local Cameroon Clubs in delivering clean water and better sanitation to rural communities and agricultural programs to improve production of crops and livestock
HOW DO WE DO SO MUCH?
Because our members, who are dedicated community people like you, come together to raise funds through events such as:
- Rotary Trivia Night in mid January – to test your team’s knowledge of all things trivial & not so trivial
- Maple Magic over 2 consecutive weekends in March/April – which serves maple syrup, pancakes & lots of fun activities for young & old alike
- The Amazing Race in early June – sending teams through incredible challenges
- Rotary Village Fair on the Civic Holiday summer weekend – a family standard for over 50 years in Wiarton
Weekly programs provide members with insights into how our community works, local businesses, arts and culture, new concepts in technical and medical fields and little-known community treasures. Members are also kept current on the Club’s projects through announcements at meetings and a weekly newsletter. Member’s primary reasons for joining and renewing their membership include the following:
- Participation in community projects including international and local
- Entertaining, informative and educational meetings
- Networking and social engagement with Wiarton’s business and community leaders