• Canadian Ripple Effect
    Type: Speaker
    Published: Mar 27, 2018
    May 02, 2018 Gord and Deb LeMaistre Canadian Ripple Effect Sponsors
  • Canadian Ripple Effect
    Type: Speaker
    Published: Mar 28, 2016
    Apr 27, 2016 Gord LeMaistre Canadian Ripple Effect Sponsors
  • Kenora Rotarians Update the Club on the Ripple Effect Literacy Initiative
    Type: Story
    Published: May 01, 2016
    Posted by John Borst on May 01, 2016 Since 1999, Ripple Effect has refurbished or built 75 schools, handed out 450 scholarships & benefited over 25000 children in many areas of Guatemala. Ripple Effect focuses on children in the kindergarten to Grade 6 range. Do date they have had assistance from the Canadian Rotary Collaboration for International Development (CRICD) and matched with funds from Rotary clubs. They have also had two Global grants, meaning both Rotary District 5550 and Rotary International (RI) have jointly funded Ripple Effect projects. One example is a toilet at one of the schools. John and his wife have been to Guatemala 3 times and Gord and his wife Deb have been there 9 times An effective program requires passionate
  • The Importance of Sunset Tourism on our Economy and the Effect Covid Restrictions Mean for NWO
    Type: Speaker
    Published: Sep 23, 2020
    Aug 05, 2020 12:00 AM Meagan Clark (Zoom) The Importance of Sunset Tourism on our Economy and the Effect Covid Restrictions Mean for NWO Sponsors
  • International Projects
    Type: Page
    Published: Apr 06, 2021
    The Rotary Club of Dryden provides financial support to the following international projects. Global Polio Eradication Rotary’s most notable current global project, PolioPlus, is contributing to the global eradication of polio. Rotary has been working to eradicate polio for more than 30 years and our goal of ridding the world of this disease is closer than ever. As a founding partner of the Global Polio Eradication Initiative, we've reduced polio cases by 99.9 percent since Rotary’s first project to vaccinate ch
  • Are You Ready to Make a Difference?
    Type: Story
    Published: Nov 15, 2015
    Dryden Rotary Showcase Projects Public Speaking Contest Winners Dryden's Royal Conservatory of Music competition and Rotary's Public Speaking Contest - See more at: http://drydenrotary.org/Stories/rotary-s-performing-arts-evening-entertaining-and-educational#sthash.n8co5ZKA.dpuf One room school in Dhaka for working Mothers Evening to Support Literacy in Bangladesh Puts Rotary’s International Service Front and Centre - See more at: http://drydenrotary.org/Stories/evening-to-support-literacy-in-bangladesh-puts-rotary%E2%80%99s-international-service-front-and-centre#sthash.V3wmzhc0.dpuf Dryden Soccer Fields with Gary Nickle speaks to Club The Club has been working with the Dryden Soccer Assocation to build a "Club House" o
  • Amarok NGO Brings Club an Update on Dryden Sponsored Woman’s School in Bangladesh
    Type: Story
    Published: Jun 24, 2020
    Posted by John Borst on Jun 24, 2020 Amarok Society Bangaldesh Cox's Bazar Mother's of Intnetion Slums literacy Tanyss Munro founder and CEO of the Amarok Society lead literacy project in Bangladesh, spoke to us on the school we sponsor in the city of Cox’s Bazar, a coastal city in the S.E. corner of that country. The Amarok Society brings a revolutionary solution to the chronic humanitarian problem of illiteracy among the working poor who live in slums. Amarok schools are not ordinary
  • Most Recent
    Type: Story
    Published: Nov 15, 2018
    Posted by John Borst DRYDEN ROTARY START NEW ROTARY YEAR OFF WITH FUND RAISING EVENT – A DRIVE THROUGH PANCAKE BREAKFASTOn Canada Day, July 1, 2020 Dryden Rotary and the Dryden Native Friendship Centre (DNFC) partnered to have a curbside pancake breakfast.Read MoreCLUB PRESIDENT PLOMP, PASSES GAVEL ON TO 20-21 PRESIDENT ANNA TRAINIJuly 1st is the start of each Rotary year, so the last meeting in June sees the outgoing president pass the gavel, to the incoming president. The past year began with much promise and enthusiasm for 2019-20 President Mardi Plomp,....Read MoreAMAROK NGO BRINGS CLUB AN UPDATE ON DRYDEN SPONSORED WOMAN’S SCHOOL IN BANGLADESHIn addition to supporting local community projects, all Rotary Clubs attempt to support one or more International projects. Dryden’s club has three major International endeavours: improving schools in Guatem
  • Stories
    Type: Story List
    Published: Apr 08, 2021
    “Homelessness and drugs are problems we must face” says Dryden resident, Shauna Pinkerton A typical homeless encampment in the Don Valley in Toronto Shauna Pinkerton shared her journey from Dryden to East Hastings Street in Vancouver and back with Dryden Rotarians on Wednesday, April 1st. Culture of drugs Dryden Ontario Homelessness Mental Health Problem NWHU Vancouver's East Hastings Street Read more...
  • Dryden Rotary Website to Become More Community Based
    Type: Story
    Published: Sep 10, 2019
    Posted by John Borst on Sep 10, 2019 CKDR Club ClubRunner Community DrydenNow Q104 The Observer For the past two years, this approach has been vindicated by the frequent presence of reporters from The Observer, CKDR and Shaw Cable attending our meetings and writing stories on the speaker’s topic. To date, in response to the demise of The Observer ou
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