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THE BOOK BIN at 227 18th Street HAS BEEN MOVED TO
LEE'S RESTAURANT
  
The Fall Rotary Booksale will be 
September 
12th, 13th, & 14th 2024
THE OTHER BOOK BINS ARE AT 
* Heritage Co-Op Grocery - Richmond Ave
*Superstore
*Home Hardware
AND
Dollarama - Beside Sobey's West-end! 
 
Thanks so much for dropping your books off. 
Thank you to all who are volunteering,  your help is appreciated
 
The Fall Rotary Booksale will be 
September 
12th, 13th, & 14th 2024
  
The Fall Rotary Book Sale 
will be 
September 
12th, 13th, & 14th 2024
 
Special thanks to our Volunteers
Over 60 volunteers helped us with the sale!
 
Thank you Victoria Inn for our awesome venue and support! 
 
Thank you to all the volunteers for
helping us manage the 35 pallets of books
that were picked up, sorted, stored, unloaded and unpacked
for the sale! 

 
Brandon Welcomes 2023 U15 Girl’s Canadian Fast Pitch Championships. First up is Brandon, MB, who will be hosting the 2023 U15 Girl’s Canadian Fast Pitch Championships from August 9-13, at Ashley Neufeld Softball Complex. The 2023 U15 Girl’s Championship will be the first Canadian Championship held in Brandon since 2000. The Ashley Neufeld Softball Complex opened in 2017 and includes four full-sized diamonds, and four mini diamonds. It has quickly built a reputation as the premier softball facility in Manitoba.
Brandon’s Club 1202 is a dry bar, that has received “consistent financial support … from local organizations like the Rotary Club of Brandon, Brandon Area Community Foundation and the Thomas Sill Foundation.”
On Tuesday, The Rotary Club of Brandon donated $5000 to the CHHA for much needed improvements to the entrance. 
 
See our Facebook page for more pictures. 
 

Brandon Rotary Club on Display

Rotary  club’s display cases in the Main Concourse of the Keystone Centre club’s display cases.
 
The cases, gratefully provided to the club by the Keystone Centre, now offer the public updated information about our club and its ongoing activities in Brandon and Westman.The display also contains some of the club’s cherished artifacts, such as our original Charter, signed in 1921.
 
“If you haven’t yet had the opportunity to check it out, possibly you might find some time to take a look,” says Don. “I think you will find it interesting. The display cases graphically encapsulate just how active The Rotary Club of Brandon #1344 is.”
 
Any questions or comments are welcome, contact Don 204-729-7188
 
 
 
 
 
 

Ripple Effect --Rotary and Education in Developing Countries

Ripple Effect is a Rotary District 5550 program through which Rotarians and other organizations and individuals in Canada can reach out to countries where children’s education is at risk. The program works in partnership with Rotary Clubs and communities in Guatemala to help build, equip and support schools for children in grades K to 6. Your donation to the Ripple Effect Program will help build and/or equip a school in Guatemala.
 
The Rotary Club of Brandon, along with other Rotary Clubs in Ontario and the Prairies have worked together to build a school in San Miguelito, to help reduce the incidence of illiteracy and poverty among the people of the area.  Guatemala is not only one of the poorest countries, (Guatemala is geographically south of Mexico), but has the lowest literacy rate in Central America. The school has taken several years to build, with all work done by local people and supervised over all by local and Canadian Rotary clubs.  Presently there are 5 classrooms, a computer lab, kitchen, washrooms, principal's office, storage along with a cemented playground, fencing and retaining walls.  Needless to say, the school has become the meeting place of the town with a market and place for sports and recreation. 
 
Rotary Shelterbox Program

 

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The ShelterBox program is an unbelievable program to give the opportunity to an individual or a group to be able to step up and give a huge amount of help to people in need.

For example, the Shelterbox provides sustained shelter for people dealing with disaster in the Philippines.

Shelterbox already has two response teams on the ground in the Philippines who are working with the help of Rotarians to provide emergency shelter and lifesaving supplies in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan.

ShelterBox delivers, the tent boxes shown above, or specific Shelter Toolkits for areas where repairs to homes are needed. 

Some 90 countries have received ShelterBoxes. And more than 130,000 ShelterBoxes have been deployed since the Rotary Club project since 2000.

 

For some more info, see: http://www.shelterboxcanada.org/

 

 

 

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Brandon

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 11:45 a.m.
ZOOM and Meetings at Aaltos
Canad Inn 1125 18th St
Mail to: PO Box 20035 RPO Brandon South
Brandon, MB R7A 6Y8
Canada
Meetings are on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month.
Club Executives & Directors
President
Treasurer
Secretary
Past President
Director - Club Administration
Director - New Generations
Director - International Service
Director - Community Service
 
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