Welcome, Tim Anderson

The Calgary West Rotary Club is a group of like-minded people who have a passion for making a difference and having fun while doing it. We are leaders committed to the ideal of serving others in our community and internationally.

Why not check us out? We meet Mondays at 12:10 noon at the Grey Eagle Hotel, 3779 Grey Eagle Drive (corner of 37 St SW & Glenmore Trail)  click for directions, and visitors are welcome!

  • A Safe Place for Leaders
  • Meetings offering value, relevance
  • Interesting, informational and educational speakers
  • Connect with positive People
  • Mentor and be mentored
  • Engaging local and international service projects
  • Fun and fellowship
Rotary After Hours

Rotary After Hours

Are you interested in service? Does Rotary appeal to you? Is getting out to Monday noon meetings a hassle?

Check out Rotary Calgary West After Hours. This vibrant group meets in a casual setting twice a month to connect and to make a difference supporting causes they are passionate about. Learn More

Photos, Fundraisers & Events

Christmas Family Brunch

Emma Raleigh-SmithOur 2018-19 outbound student is Emma Raleigh-Smith, a Grade 12 student at Bishop Carroll High School. Emma is going to Brazil. [updated December 27/18]

Laura PipoloOur inbound exchange student, Laura Pipolo has arrived from Brazil, and is attending St. Mary’s High School. [updated Sept 21/18]

Visit our Youth Programmes page [updated June 1/18]  for links to our Rotary Youth Programmes, and to read articles and reports from our Youth Reps.

February 12-13, 2019: Strawberry Shortcake & Gourmet Cookies Assembly
Packaged and Plated Strawberry Shortcake February 14, 2019: Strawberry Shortcake Delivery

Homes of Hope
home building trip to Mexico

May 3 - 5, 2019
District Conference Olds, Alberta in Olds

Feed the Hungry Feed the Hungry, 2016 at St Mary's Church

June 1 - 5, 2019
Rotary International Conference Hamburg, Germany in Hamburg, Germany

Our Club

Fund Raising
Help our club help Communities

Order Strawberry Shortcakes
& Gourmet Cookies
Brooke enjoying a Strawberry Shortcake Buy Now Order by Thursday, February 7, 2019

Big, Beautiful, Blooming
Plant Sale with NSTEP
collage of NStep Plants Buy Now Order by Thursday, February 15, 2019

Marlene and Dan Doherty We are the proud home of District 5360 Governor Dan Doherty and his wife Marlene.

We Raised $1,000,000

Calgary West member Darren Grierson (L) facilitated a donation of $100,000 from the Desjardins Group to the Rotary-Atrium project. Past President Tony Knight (R) appeared on Global News Radio 770 CHQR with Gord Gillies and Sue Deyell to break the news about the donation and to describe the Atrium and why it is important. Jennifer McCue, President and CEO of Bethany (C) received the cheque.

Darren Grierson, Jennifer McCue, and Tony Knight

Click here for Morning News Podcast
Global News Radio 770 CHQR

Our Newest Members

Local Community Service in action

Rotary Employment Partnership from Allan (Al) McMillan
Please have a look at the REP Newsletter as well as this Video highlighting Geologic Systems Inc. work with the Rotary Employment Partnership.

Habitat for Humanity

Guest Speakers & Field Trips

Monday, December 10 - read the article
Field Trip to the New Calgary Library
New Calgary Library

Over 73 in attendance! What an experience.

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Vocational Service Month

Monday, January 7
Tina Varughese, Motivational Speaker
read the article Tina Varughese

Inspirational, Funny, Thought Provoking! 66 attended

Monday, January 14
Keith Blake, Chief of Police, Tsuut’ina Nation Keith Blake

Monday, January 21
Special Robbie Burns Day programme with Dominik Diamond Dominik Diamond of Jack FM

Thursday Night
January 24 at 6:00 pm
Al Coates, former GM of the Calgary Flames
"Used Sports Equipment Bank for Kids in Need" Al Coates at Joyce on Fourth
4 St & 24 Ave SW
No Cost except Munchies and Drinks

Monday, January 28
Stuart Cullum, President of Olds College Stuart Cullum

World Understanding Month

Monday, February 4
World Community Service, HEDC Programme

Monday, February 11
Meeting Cancelled in favour of Strawberry Shortcakes: Assembly 12th & 13th , Delivery 14th

Monday, February 18
No Meeting, Family Day

Thursday Night
February 20
Rotary West Radio "LIVE”

Monday, February 25
Field Trip Lougheed House
Lougheed House Kristin Evenden
Executive Director

Literacy Month

Monday, March 4
Local Community Service with Monica Ercolessi of Sonshine Community

Monday, March 11
Literacy Program with Krista Poole, CEO Can Learn

Monday, March 18
Armstrong the Guide Dog with Bill Faulkner

Monday, March 25
Noon Assembly/ Team Meeting

Maternal and Child Care Month

Monday, April 1
Homes of Hope - 15th Anniversary
organized by Dan and Marlene Doherty with many "hands-on" participants

Monday, April 22
No Meeting, Easter Monday