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 February 6, 2019]

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.

March
Homes of Hope
home building trip to Mexico

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

May 5
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

Children holding a sign saying Water is Life

Celebrate ‘Water is Life!’ Dinner & Dance

Help us raise funds to provide clean water for villagers in Honduras!

Date: March 30, 2019
Time: 6:30 – Midnight

Tickets and Details

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
WELCOME!

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

January
Vocational Service Month

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

Inspirational, Funny, Thought Provoking! 66 attended

Monday, January 21 - read the article
Special Robbie Burns Day programme with Dominik Diamond Dominik Diamond of Jack FM

Thursday Nights at theJoyce see the photos

Monday, January 28 - read the article
Stuart Cullum, President of Olds College Stuart Cullum

February
World Understanding Month

Monday, February 18: No Meeting, Family Day

Thursday Evening
ROTARY WEST at the JOYCE
a regular meeting at an informal venue
February 21
Glen Street: Street Characters
Founder and Top Dog; Fur Father of Harvey the Hound CALGARY MADE mascots at Superbowl LIII Glen Street Mascots at Joyce on Fourth
4 St & 24 Ave SW
No Cost except Munchies and Drinks

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

March
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

Thursday Evening
ROTARY WEST at the JOYCE
a regular meeting at an informal venue
March 28
details coming soon

April
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 8
Gary Mar, CEO of PSAC Gary Mar and former Alberta Envoy to Asia and Washington
topic: "What's Up with China?"

Monday, April 15
Dr John Rook, Managing Director (Calgary) and
Director of Strategic Initiatives at The Mustard Seed John Rook and Author of "Beyond Shelters"

Monday, April 22: No Meeting, Easter Monday

Thursday Evening
ROTARY WEST at the JOYCE
a regular meeting at an informal venue
April 25
details coming soon

Monday, April 29
Dr Marie-Claire Arrieta, U of C, Microbiome and Child Immunity

May
Youth Service Month

Monday, May 20: No Meeting, Victoria Day

Thursday Evening
ROTARY WEST at the JOYCE
a regular meeting at an informal venue
May 23
details coming soon

Monday, May 27
Laura Pipolo - Youth Exchange - Adventures in Citizenship - RYLA

June
Rotary Fellowship Month

Monday, June 3
Manning Innovation Awards tentative

Monday, June 10
Dr. Phil Langill, U of C Professor, Astronomy and Astrophysics

Monday, June 17
Gavel Turnover, Tim Anderson to Gerry Meek – Team Meeting

Monday, June 24
Special Red & White Canada Day Programme

Thursday Evening
ROTARY WEST at the JOYCE
a regular meeting at an informal venue
June 27
details coming soon