- What is Rotary
Rotary is a local community leadership organization.
up of local business, professional and civic leaders and aspiring
Our members are of all ages from 18 upwards and include
both men and women.
We are from all walks of life and all financial
We are part of your community.
We meet regularly,
get to know each other, form friendships, and through that, we are able to get
things done in the community in which we all live.
- Rotary in Kelowna
We always welcome
new members to our club but if we're not in your locality there are
nine Rotary Clubs in Kelowna. Some are large, some are small, some meet
for breakfast, some for lunch and some for dinner which means there are plenty
of opportunites to suit any busy schedule - your busy schedule as
well as ours.
You can find out about the other clubs using our
- Our Expectations of Members
We do not expect every
member to be a Club Officer or a Director; we just ask for help with our
projects and attendance at a reasonable number of club meetings; meetings that
are inexpensive and fun!
We genuinely do not expect large monetary
committments & we know that family comes first!
- Where we Meet and
Rotary Club of Kelowna Okanagan Mission meets at The Creekside
Pub, Lakeshore Road
We meet at 5:30 pm.on the Second and
Fourth Mondays of the month
Our vision is to engage with, support and enhance our
local community, our Province, our country and the condition of humanity across
Service above Self. As a service
club we primarily seek to work for, with or on behalf of the community either
locally, or being a worldwide charity, humanity in general.
Where there are causes and needs that we
can't work for directly, we try to give money and skills to them; wisely and
with sustainability in mind.
We always seek to make a sustainable difference to people's lives.
"Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day but teach him how to fish and you
feed him for life". In our case it's more like give a man a few bottles of
fresh water and you can save his life, give him a purification kit and you save
him for months, dig him a well and you save him, his family and his village for
To be cost
effective. We are experienced people, in life, in business and in society.
Anyone can waste resources. We strive to be above that sort of failing
especially where we ask society to donate to the causes which we
We like to
have fun. Fun is not a just a visit to Disney World.
Fun is enjoying time
with friends and fun is completing a task together and it's