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Hello District 7070 Rotarians and the whole Rotary family:

April is Maternal and Child Health month in Rotary. In many Districts surrounding the Great Lakes, including District 7070, April is also a kickoff to ‘Supporting the Environment’ as the newest Area of Focus.

Maternal and Child Health

According to Rotary, an estimated 5.9 million children under the age of five die each year because of malnutrition, inadequate health care, and poor sanitation.  To help mitigate these preventable causes of death, Rotary provides education, immunizations, birth kits, and mobile health clinics. Women are taught how to prevent mother-to-infant HIV transmission, how to breast-feed, and how to protect themselves and their children from disease.     Please Read more  .............

What Is your Rotary Club doing to focus on Maternal and Child Health in April 2021 ? Every day mothers risk their lives giving birth and millions of children die each year from treatable, preventable causes. At least 7 million children under the age of five die each year due to malnutrition, poor health care, and inadequate sanitation. To help reduce this rate, we provide immunizations and antibiotics to babies, improve access to essential medical services, and support trained health care providers for mothers and their children. Your Rotary projects ensure sustainability by empowering the local community to take ownership of health care training programs. Here is a challenge to your Rotary Club........

The District 7070 Board is seeking a Rotarian or Rotaractor from District 7070 with effective communication skills and a collaborative spirit to fill the position of District Secretary. This position is considered an officer on the District 7070 board. This is a 3-year commitment, with yearly renewal (year 1: receiving training, year 2: full year leading in position, year 3: training successor). reporting to the District Governor (DG), under the direction and assistance of the Administration and Support Leader.

To Apply: Contact Ron Dick (ron@rrdfsi.ca)  

Please apply today by clicking on the "Current District Leadership Opportunities" page in the new menu tab "Leadership Opportunities for You In District 7070".

Join Peter Hernandez, Award Winning Inspirational Speaker, Rotarian & Toastmaster

And Mark Blackmore, Toastmasters Area Director, District 60 Division E Area 44 

On Tues. April 13th @ 7pm-8pm  

This Tuesday Talk aims to answer 3 key questions:

What is Toastmasters? What will it do for me? How will it improve the Rotary experience?

This orientation will show you how Toastmasters can change your life with its proven formula for developing personal Leadership & Public Speaking skills through prepared speeches, impromptu speaking, receiving/giving feedback, meeting /club roles, results tracking & recognition. It will also include Best Practices for taking Rotary club meetings to new heights.

Click here to register.

The Rotary Clubs of Oshawa, Ontario ,Canada and East Moscow in Russia will be holding a historic joint international clubs meeting on Monday, 19th of April, 2021 at 12:00 noon.  The two clubs will joined by Rotary International President Holger Knaack as the keynote speaker. This is a very unique event and you don’t want to miss the opportunity to be part of a very history making event. Please register ASAP to be part this amazing opportunity and share in International Rotary friendship experience. Once registered you will receive the meeting link and please login early on meeting day. If you have any questions please email Past President Emmy Iheme at emmy878@sympatico.ca or Rotarian Gordon Dowsley at gdowsley@yahoo.com.

 

The Rotary ‘GREAT LAKES WATERSHED CLEANUP’ is fast approaching.  On Saturday April 24, over 20,000 Rotarians on both sides of the Canadian and U.S. border will roll up their sleeves to collect refuse along the shoreline, and innumerable waterway tributaries to the Great Lakes basin.  This is great example of ‘ROTARY IN ACTION’ and brings considerable community attention to the importance of ‘ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY’

 With the Ontario COVID-19 shutdown to the end of April, we encourage clubs to find a date in May/early June that works for them to participate.

The District 7070 Environmental Action Committee is leading the Great Lakes Watershed Cleanup Initiative, as it gets rolled out right across our District. This is an initiative hatched by our District 7070 Governor Mark Chipman, with his fellow District Governors surrounding the Great Lakes. Mark is very excited about the potential for this event and here's why..... It’s actually huge – with 15 districts involved – 500 Clubs & 20,000 Rotarians.  This is your Call To Action - What is your club doing?   Please Read more....

ROTARY'S EARTH DAY 2021 VIRTUAL CELEBRATION

On Wednesday April 21, 7:00 to 8:30 pm, leading up to Earth Day and the Rotary Great Lakes Watershed Cleanup, Rotary District 7070 , here in southern Ontario, Canada, will be holding a virtual “Earth Day 2021 Virtual Celebration!”. This is open to all Rotarians and guests everywhere. Register here:

https://rotary7070.org/event/d7070-earth-day-great-lakes-watershed-cleanup/

COME AND HEAR:

Importance of the Great Lakes – Mark Fisher, CEO, Council of the Great Lakes. The health and vitality of the Great Lakes to Ontario and neighbouring states and multi-jurisdictional cooperation in managing this shared resource

AND COME AND HEAR:

Sam Demma, PickWaste. An entrepreneur and youth coach, Sam has a compelling and inspirational story delivered at several TED Talks. Sam started PickWaste, a community cleanup initiative that has caught widespread attention; check out Sam at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LahCkbpWhp8&t=71sc

I want to personally thank everyone who join us for our  "Director Dialogues". The first one was with Past Rotary International President Ian Riseley and the second one with Past Rotary International President Barry Rassin and the third with Rotary International President-Elect Shekhar Mehta .  Remember to keep the 2nd Thursday of every month  at 7pm ET/4pm PT, free for future meetings. Special guests from throughout the Rotary world will join me each month to cover a wide range of topics of interest to all Rotarians, all provided at no charge as a benefit to you as a member of a club in Zones 28 & 32!  

 And CLICK HERE to visit the Director Dialogue page and access recordings of past events.

Our next Director Dialogue is scheduled for Wednesday, April 28th.  Join us for "Public Image: The Musical!"  Registration is required; CLICK ON THIS LINK to register for the webinar. 

For future Director Dialogues, after registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.  NOTE: registration is limited to 500; a live stream of the event will be provided should we exceed that number. I look forward to you joining me for this special “Director Dialogue” series.

Thank you,


Valarie Wafer

 

On Saturday, MAY 1, 2021, the District Foundation Committee will organize an on-line Seminar about the Rotary Foundation and its Grants Program (Global and District Grants).  The Seminar will be organized in two sessions, starting at 8.30 am with a 15 minutes break.  We plan to finish by 11.00 am.. PLEASE NOTE THE NEW DATE.

The Seminar is not an alternative to the District’s Qualification process.  Instead, it can be seen as a compliment to the three training Modules that are found on www.rotary7070.org   However, those attending the Seminar should find it easier to successfully complete the three Quizzes that are required for the Qualification process..

The first half of the program will provide a general overview of the Rotary Foundation; its mission, funds, ways of supporting the Foundation, the Foundation’s organization and programs.  The second half after the break will cover the Grants program and include case presentations of Global and District Grant projects from the District.

A more detailed program as well as registration instructions will be posted on the District’s website, https://rotary7070.org/event/rotary-foundation-seminar/

Dear fellow Rotarians, 

Thank you for your service in a most difficult year. Your leadership is critical to ensure that your members stay engaged within their clubs, continue to serve their communities, and adapt to the realities of the pandemic. We are asking for your help with our Rotary Foundation event on May 12, 2021. Together, we will celebrate what we have achieved and inspire Rotarians to do more. The online Gala event, "Celebrate our Foundation!" will be held Wednesday, May 12, from 8-9 pm ET (5-6 PT). It will be a fast-paced 60-minute variety style show featuring Rotary dignitaries, celebrities, musicians, entertainers and more.

Details are at the event website: www.bit.ly/TRF-Gala.......

REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 2021 Taipei Virtual Rotary International Convention - June 12 - 16, 2021

https://convention.rotary.org/en/taipei

RI President Holger Knaack is looking forward to having all Rotarians join him for the Rotary Virtual Convention.

The Virtual Convention will be open to all Rotary members and participants. Event registration will open in mid-April and will include a promotional fee of $49 for 21 days, with an increase afterward to $65. The cost of each preconvention event is $20. Both the convention and preconvention events include access to the House of Friendship.

Big News – the Rotary D7070 Conference is now scheduled for June 25-26, 2021!!!

REGISTER TODAY -     CLICK HERE

With COVID, our D7070 Conference has had to be rescheduled a few times.  We are now excited to announce that our Conference, “Heroes and Champions”, has been scheduled for June 25-26, 2021 and will be a hybrid celebration with fun activities including community engagement events and inspiring online speakers!

Save the dates: June 25 and 26

To see what we have in store, please "Read more".......

The Service Above Self Award is considered Rotary International’s highest honor to bestow on a Rotarian. 

The purpose of this award is to recognize those individual Rotarians who have demonstrated exemplary humanitarian service, in any form and at any level, with emphasis on personal volunteer efforts and active involvement in helping others through Rotary. The Rotary International Service Above Self Award was initiated in 1992 and is Rotary International's highest honour for individual Rotarians. A maximum of 150 recipients worldwide may be selected each year. No member from the Rotary Club of Belleville has received the award and there have only been eight recipients in District 7070. One notable recipient was Past RI President Wilf Wilkinson in 2005-06.

District Governor Mark Chipman, a virtual guest at the Rotary Club of Belleville’s March 19, 2021 Zoom meeting said, “It is my pleasure today, as Governor of District 7070 to inform you that William (Bill) MacKay, has been selected by the Rotary International Board of Directors to receive the 2020-21 Service Above Self Award.”.......Please read more.......

To Rotarians, Rotaractors, and the whole Rotary family in District 7070:

April is Oral Health Month in Canada. Please assist us to encourage your local schools and parents to promote good oral and overall health.

Send a letter to your local schools now promoting good oral health:

A Letter to Principals is available to download asking elementary schools to sign up for Brush-a-mania 2021.   Schools may order a Colgate toothbrush and toothpaste for each of their students.  (All City of Toronto schools are sponsored by the Scarborough Rotary Passport Club.  Cost for non-Toronto schools is $1 per student.)

Send a letter to parents late March promoting good oral health:

A Letter to Parents is available to download asking parents to encourage their children to brush/floss their teeth every day.   Everyone who brushes and/or flosses their teeth 100 times within any 30 day period will be emailed a Brush-a-mania certificate of achievement.  His or her name will be entered into a draw to win an Xbox One or one of fifty Android tablets. The contest is open to all elementary students in Canada from April 1 to May 31.

The goal is to encourage the students to develop good oral hygiene habits at an early age.

Thank you for promoting good oral health,

Raffy Chouljian

Scarborough Rotary Passport Club

raffy@brushamania.ca

 

District 7070 hosted a world-wide celebration which brought together female leaders both in industry and Rotary who shared bold ideas, history and women in Rotary and business. These trailblazers really did invoke our Rotary spirit and inspire us all with the work they have done over the years!

Thank yu to Johanna deBoer and Jan Hoselton for organizing the March 8 celebration of Women in Rotary on International Women's Day 2021. Over 80 Rotarians and guests from all over the country and beyond attended over Zoom. There was a quick meet and greet before we started the presentations, and we were led in toast by our District Governor Mark Chipman. 

For more details, please Read more.....

Thank you to Whitby-Sunrise Rotarian Steve Rutledge for leading the way for Rotary Clubs in District 7070 and all over Canada to make this possible.

We are thrilled to announce that $391,400 USD was raised for the Global Grant to replace critical Operating Theatre Equipment and electric beds for the pediatric/neonatal ward of the Karantina Hospital, Beirut's only public hospital.

28 Clubs from District 7070 participated, along with 32 Canadian Clubs across the country supported with approximately half of the funds.

In total, 155 Clubs around the world participated with Canada leading the way by a wide margin!

The application has now been locked, authorized and submitted for review by RI.

Thousands of people worldwide assisted in raising funds. Thank You for putting Service Above Self.

 
 

 

Dear District Rotarians, Rotaractors, Interactors, and Friends of Rotary,

The COVID-19 situation in Canada is evolving on a daily basis and even changing by the hour. The Federal and Provincial Governments, and medical advisors are asking all Canadians to take stronger measures to contain the spread of the virus. At this critical time, we need to practice the necessary hand hygiene practices, social distancing, wear masks, and listen to our public health specialists and governmental officials.
 
By now you have read Past RI President Mark Maloney and RI President Holger Knaack's email regarding Rotary's Role in Battling Coronavirus, and Past RI President Mark Maloney's email which cancelled the 2020 Convention in Honolulu and re-inveted a Virtual Rotary International Convention in 2019. Here is further communication from Past RI Director Jeffry Cadorette and our new RI Director Valarie Wafer.
 
We encourage you to call ON AS REGULAR BASIS, your Rotary colleagues who are ill, house-bound for a number of reasons, or Rotarians that you have not seen in a while.  Reach out to your neighbours for the same reasons.  Does someone need groceries, their medication picked up, their dog walked, or to listen to their concerns?
 
Thank you for keeping us apprised of your Clubs’ response to COVID-19 with respect to meetings and events. Many Rotary and Rotaract Clubs have cancelled their regular meetings and events for the foreseeable future, and have taken to hold virtual club meetings and events. We strongly encourage clubs to continue to suspend all in-person meetings and events until further notice.........  

Rotary clubs around the world are mobilizing in their communities to support the introduction and delivery of COVID-19 vaccinations. Rotary leaders are urging members to connect with their local health agencies to determine how Rotary can support COVID-19 vaccine efforts.

(In the photo)... John Hall, president of the Rotary Club of Trenton, North Carolina, receives his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at the Jones County immunization day.

Rotary has decades of experience in supporting the distribution of polio vaccines as well as highlighting their power and efficacy, which is a critical reason why polio is on the brink of eradication. It’s this expertise, along with strategic partnerships and innovation, that Rotary members can tap into to protect communities from COVID-19.....

Dear fellow Rotarians and all of the members of the District 7070 Rotary family,

Great news, at the recent meeting of 7070 district Foundation meeting, it was reported that all 55 out of our 55 clubs have submitted Annual Fund goals in MyRotary for a total of $ 183,933.77!

Click here to Donate Now

So far, several clubs have surpassed their Annual Fund goal, 5 have not donated anything YTD, and many are still working toward their Annual Fund goal. As we near the half-way point in the Rotary year, let’s strive to meet these goals.  For those clubs that have surpassed their goal – thank you!  Perhaps there is an opportunity to donate a bit more!

The world needs the Rotary Foundation more today than it ever has in its history. The Covid 19 pandemic has really put stress on the Rotary Foundation. Over 40 million dollars has been given in grants to clubs around the world to assist in the fight against the pandemic. Rotarians should be proud of the immediate response by our organization to fight this world health crisis.......

To my fellow Rotary and Rotaract family, here in District 7070

Great news, at the recent meeting of 7070 district Foundation meeting, it was reported that all 55 out of our 55 clubs have submitted goals in MyRotary for polio eradication for a total of $ 62,000!

So far, 16 clubs have surpassed their goal for polio eradication, 15 have not donated anything YTD, and 15 are still working on their goal of at least $1,500 USD as a minimum (as per Rotary International request).  As we near the half-way point in the Rotary year, let’s strive to meet these goals.  For those clubs that have surpassed their goal – thank you!  Perhaps there is an opportunity to donate a bit more!

CLICK HERE TO DONATE

The request by the board of Rotary International and the Foundation board of trustees is that every club to donate $1,500 USD ($1,921CAD) as a minimum.

Remember that for every dollar donated the Gates foundation will match 2 to one so $1,500 dollars becomes $4,500 dollars........

Exceptional times called for exceptional actions. COVID-19 forced us to move our regular RLI programming to a virtual format this year. We were excited to be able to bring you the high quality program directly to the comfort of your home. The benefit was that we did not have to worry about traffic or snow!

You came through for us and filled our virtual RLI zoom sessions. Thank you.

Rotary provides an opportunity for all of us to provide service to our community and around the world. The Rotary Leadership Institute (RLI) has a mission to strengthen Rotary clubs through quality leadership education. As Rotarians, you are already a leader in your community and in your profession. The purpose of RLI is to give you the skills and competencies to be an effective leader in Rotary.

Rotarians new to Rotary and even those with many years of service will benefit from learning how we can create strong clubs with vibrant members who are engaged and committed to Service Above Self.  Now more than ever, the world needs Rotarians to create a more peaceful and equitable world for all.

THANK YOU ALL FOR MAKING RLI  A HUGE SUCCESS IN 2020-21.

For more information, please contact Susan Hunter at susan.hunter@rotarytoronto.com

HERE'S HOW WE PRESENTED THE ROTARY LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE PROGRAM FOR 2020-21.... Please Read More........

Congratulations to the Youth Service Committee and Chair Patti Wright for an outstanding presentation on March 9, 2021  for Tuesday Talks on Youth Services. We found out how our clubs can become more involved in so many service to our Youth, here in District 7070, in southern Ontario: Earlyact, Interact, Rotaract, RYLA (Rotary Youth Leadership Awards), International Youth Exchange and a brand new venture for District 7070, called ROTEX. Listen to the leaders. 
 

We saw how Rotaract has changed  and how easy it is for your club to start a Rotaract Club. Rotaractors are really changing the world. How great is Interact? We heard from them and saw first-handed.

The Youth Exchange team is looking for volunteers, students for the exchange, and of course, volunteer host families. We found out how our clubs can participate.

The RYLA program helps our young adults here in southern Ontario, with so many Leadership Development skills and challenges. The RYLA team is looking for your volunteers to help put together an outstanding RYLA week in 2022. Their planning starts now. They are looking for you.

If your club already sponsors a Rotaract or Interact Club, we hope you enjoyed hearing their talk about what they are doing to make a difference in our world. We hope you tuned in live, but just in case, HERE IS  a link to the You Tube recording. This is a "not to miss" Tuesday Talks featuring our own members right here in our District 7070. 

Are you interested in your club’s path to Grow Rotary?  Having a strong vibrant Rotary Club involves Membership - looking after our members - new, seasoned and potential, Public Image – reaching out to our communities showing them what we do and showing the power of what we can do -  and our Foundation and what it allows us to do.  Over 65 Rotarians and Rotaractors attended the February 27, 2021 Grow Rotary Workshop. Lots of fantastic,  proven ideas to grow your club with new members and to retain and engage your current members. Thank you to Virginia O'Reilly and her District 7070 membership Committee for another great workshop. These sessions are really geared to members of your  Club's Membership committee, Public Image committee and Rotary Foundation committee.  We encourage at least 3 members from your club to attend the next "Grow Rotary Workshop" so you can share the discussion and work on plans integrating Membership, Public Image and Foundation in your growth strategy.

HERE IS A LINK, ON OUR ROTARY DISTRICT 7070 YOUTUBE CHANNEL OF THE FEBRUARY 27, 2021 GROW ROTARY WORKSHOP.  It is also available in the Membership Tab on our District 7070 website. 

 

Our Tuesday February 9, 2021 Tuesday Talks - Understanding Your Conflict Management Style - RECORDING IS NOW AVAILABLE 
 
 

Watch and listen to Gayle Oudeh as she explains how we approach and deal with conflict can make the difference between resolving a conflict quickly or causing it to escalate dramatically. Yet we don’t always think about how we should respond to a conflict – we just react! This session focused on the five different approaches people take to conflict using the metaphor of birds. Are you a woodpecker, owl, hummingbird, parakeet or ostrich? There’s a time and place for each style. Find out how you can resolve conflicts more effectively by adjusting and adapting your conflict management style!

Gayle Wiebe Oudeh   613-222-2658   goudeh@ccrinternational.com   Director, Coaching & Training   Centre for Conflict Resolution International

Have you seen what is on our District 7070 YouTube channel ? Subscribe TODAY. Use It TODAY. It will help your club tell the story of Rotary and show how your club members are People of Action in your community and around the world! 

People’s perception of Rotary comes from their experiences with our clubs and programs, along with the stories we tell and the videos & images we share. Compelling, consistent brand communications — together with a great experience — can help us engage and attract more members, donors, and partners. 

Use our District 7070 YouTube channel to share videos that reflect Rotary’s initiatives and projects both locally and globally. These videos can be posted to your social media pages and shared at your meetings. They are broken down into the following playlists:

  • Rotary District 7070

  • District 7070 Taking Action Locally

  • District 7070 Taking Action Globally

  • District 7070 Workshops

  • Tuesday Talks

  • Rotary International

  • Rotaract

  • End Polio

Check out our new Rotary District 7070 YouTube channel! Whether you want to catch up on a Tuesday Talk, see videos of our clubs taking action locally or globally, share an engaging video from Rotary International on your social media or at a club meeting…it’s all there and more. Please send us any appropriate videos from your club events/meetings to be included on our channel (send to suepmiller@rogers.com). Go to https://bit.ly/3dz2iBt and subscribe so you don’t miss a thing.

What is Your Club's Online Presence?  Does it represent your club members? Does it tell the Rotary story of who you are and what you do?

Your District 7070 Public Image Committee asked one of our committee members, Rob MacArthur of the Rotary Club of Port Hope to be our "Public Image Public Investigator" to take a look at your club website and social media accounts. We asked Rob to sum up what he found and offer some suggestions to help your club. Here is Rob's look at our Rotary clubs in District 7070 and some outstanding tips how you can increase your club's public image.

For more than 100 years, Rotary has united leaders who are committed to using their expertise to take action and improve their communities. Awareness of Rotary is high. But public understanding of who we are, what we do, and the value we bring to communities is concerningly low.  It’s important that we tell our story in ways that help people everywhere understand what Rotary does, how we’re different, and why our work matters. Without this understanding, we can’t reach our full potential and bring more people together and improve even more communities worldwide. No other organization is quite like Rotary. By using our unique voice consistently in all our messaging, we can ensure that our communications reflect our distinct character. If we speak, write, and design in one voice, our communications will sound, read, and look unmistakably like Rotary. This will give our audiences a better understanding of who we are. Together, we can show the world that we’re people of action.......

 

Calling all District 7070 Rotary, Rotaract, and Interact clubs!

Increase your club’s visibility. TAG US !  in all of your appropriate social media posts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) so we can share your news and events. We have lots of followers who would like to see your posts!

District Social Media Tags:
Facebook: @rotary7070
Instagram: @rotaryd7070
Twitter: @rotary7070

Be sure to go to District 7070's Facebook Page, Twitter and Instagram Accounts - borrow and share our posts on your club's social media. Boost Your Rotary Image TODAY.

Rotary, along with our partners, has reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent worldwide since our first project to vaccinate children in the Philippines in 1979. We are close to eradicating polio, but we need your help. Rotarians have helped immunize more than 2.5 billion children against polio in 122 countries. For as little as $0.60, a child can be protected against this crippling disease for life. Give Now

Follow the latest news on Rotary's efforts to eradicate polio, every week. See the country-specific section and more details, right here at http://polioeradication.org/polio-today/polio-now/this-week/

 

How would you like to help spend Rotary's money, on some very worthwhile projects. That's exactly what you would be doing as a member of the District 7070 Rotary Foundation Committee. 

District 7070 Rotary Foundation Committee Members are Wanted TODAY!!! - we are looking for new members for the District Foundation Committee to make a difference. Please send your applications for Committtee membership to  Terry Caputo, Director, District Governance Committee, at terrycaputo@outlook.com.

As a Committee member, you will make strong connections between our clubs and the district. The relationships you build with club leaders make Rotary stronger. This is an important and rewarding role.

Please apply today by clicking on the "Current District Leadership Opportunities" page in the new menu tab "Leadership Opportunities for You In District 7070".

NEW MONTHLY FEATURE FROM DISTRICT 7070:  MY FAVOURITE ROTARY MOMENT

To meet our challenge from our District Governor Marck Chipman, we are going to feature ONE "My Favourite Rotary Moment" every month. It could be YOUR "Favourite Rotary Moment". Let's go Rotarians and Rotaractors in District 7070 !! Let's meet the challenge. 

Who has the FIRST "My Favourite Rotary Moment" ? Please Read more....

Here is a note from our District Governor Mark Chipman  and here is all you have to do :

I challenge each of you and your members to submit your favourite moment and have it posted on Rotary 7070 social media.  

Please email a photo along with the following text to suepmiller@rogers.com.


ROTARIAN: (your name)
ROTARY CLUB:
MEMBER SINCE: (year you joined Rotary)
A FAVOURITE ROTARY MOMENT: (brief outline of your moment…just a couple of sentences)
PERSONAL OUTCOME: (why this was a highlight to you. Ex: how did it make you feel, what positive outcome came from this.)

Let’s tell the world what we love about Rotary and why we are Rotarians! 

DG Mark

Each new Rotary year, every club in District 7070 is asked to contribute a minimum of $139 to support an HIV/AIDS-related project chosen by the members of RADAR – Rotary Action for the Development of AIDS Responses – our District 7070 AIDS committee. 

Has your Club donated $139 or more, this Rotary year? Here's why, and here's how.........

What's Larry's Email Address?

 It was a rainy day when I got the call. 

 He needed to know, right away,

 "What's his email" he did say. 

  Holding my cell I wanted to yell, please, please, give me the spell,

 The magic we found, by bringing it down

 Gave way to new sight: email addresses, events, phone numbers....ah.....the light!

With rushing to cheer, the awakening is here! 

Downloading the Clubrunner app, all with a fingertip,  it was a snap,

Your club members detail will be very clear, your district executives have no fear.

You'll find what you wish,  there'll be no need to fish.  It's smart on your cell, just do it....time will tell. Read more.....

 
Welcome to
Rotary District 7070 
in Ontario, Canada !

 

Welcome to Rotary
 
Our Vision
Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change — across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
 

We Are People of Action

Rotary is where neighbors, friends, and problem-solvers share ideas, join leaders, and take action to create lasting change.

 
We Connect People

Rotary unites more than a million people. 

Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves..

 
We Transform Communities

We take action locally and globally. 

Each day, our members pour their passion, integrity, and intelligence into completing projects that have a lasting impact.

We persevere until we deliver real, lasting solutions.

 
We Solve Problems

No challenge is too big for us. 

For more than 110 years, we’ve bridged cultures and connected continents to champion peace, fight illiteracy and  poverty, promote clean water and sanitation, and fight disease.

 

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Fighting Disease

Providing Clean Water

 Saving Mothers and Children,

Supporting Education

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Heroes and Champions 2020-21 District Conference
Are you a Rotary Hero?
On June 25 and 26, 2021
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2020-21 District 7070 Conference
 
We are District 7070 Proud

This video was played in the House of Friendship at the 2018 Rotary International Convention in Toronto. Rotary Clubs were asked to send in photos of their signature projects that made them feel proud to be Rotarians. Thank you to all of the Rotary Clubs in District 7070 who contributed. Thank you to Dale Duke of the Rotary Club of Oshawa for creating the video. Click here

 

 
 
The Rotary Foundation by PDG Ted Morrison