Work & Recognition

The Rotary Club of Strathroy Is Proud to Have Supported the Following

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2018.08.18 - BBQ at Tri County Swim Meet at Strathroy's Fairgrounds Aquatic Park

Delicious BBQ was a fundraiser for Rotary as well as fed the hungry swimming competition crowds!

Remaining fruit donated to WRRC


2017.05.01 - Inbound Vocational Student From Brazil

Vocational student being placed at Strathroy Chamber of Commerce office, and hosted by Marianne Kennes


2015.06.30 - Presidents Dinner Meeting

Special dinner evening at Portuguese club in thanks of President Sherrie Klaver, and silent auction fund-raiser for Rotary projects.


2015.06.19 20 & 21 - Strathroy TurkeyFest Support

Strathroy Rotarians roll up their sleeves in support of Strathroy's annual TurkeyFest, and raise funds for Rotary projects.


2015.06.07 - Chrones & Colitis Walk

Strathroy Rotarians participate in the walk by cooking up a BBQ lunch.


2015.05.13 Brazilian Dinner & Presentation

Strathroy Rotarians and In-bound exchange student from Brazil hosts authentic Brazilian evening


2015 Rotary Golf Tournament

Most successful fundraiser yet


2015.03.28 Trivia Night

Rotary Club of Strathroy teams up with Strathroy Chamber of Commerce to host an evening of triva, fun, and big prizes. This joint ever makes it the most successful Trivia Night ever, with proceeds supporting projects of both community organizations.


2015.03.06 - An Evening of Illusion With Timothy Drake

Renown illusionist Timothy Drake, together with the Rotary Club of Strathroy, put on a fascinating evening of magic with proceeds supporting the humanitarian project S.A.M.E.


2015 Highway Clean-up

Rotarians keep sponsored stretch of highway clean


2015 - Strathroy Blood Donor Clinics

Donation of money, staffing by Strathroy Rotarians, and even... blood, at several clinics in Strathroy throughout 2012.




Dec 2014 - Silent Auction & Christmas Dinner


2014 Poinsettia Fund Raiser

Funds raised to support Rotary projects.


Nov 2014 - Salvation Army Kettle Drive

Strathroy Rotarians were happy to assist the Salvation Army's annual kettle drive


Sep 2014 - 13th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2014 Rotary Golf Tournament


May 2014 - Mother's Day Flowers


2014 Highway Clean-up

Rotarians keep sponsored stretch of highway clean


2014 - Strathroy Blood Donor Clinics

Donation of money, staffing by Strathroy Rotarians, and even... blood, at several clinics in Strathroy throughout 2012.



Dec 2013 Strathroy's Women Rural Resource Centre

$500 from Christmas Fundraiser Auction/Dinner


Dec 2013 The Salvation Army

$500 from Christmas Fundraiser Auction/Dinner


Oct 2013 - $150 Student Award

Holy Cross student (to be announced) wins Rotary award for greatest interest in world/community service


Sep 12, 2013 - 12th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2013 - Adventures in Citizenship in Ottawa

Sponsorship of one local resident, Christine Jenkins-Giffen, to attend to attend this week-long program in Ottawa

2013 - Ripple Effect World Community Service Project

$3,000 towards the building of schools in Guatamala


2013 - MS Walk

$250 sponsorship


2013 - VON Walk

$250 sponsorship


2013 - Rotary Youth Leadership Award (RYLA)

Sponsorship of three students to attend RYLA seminar in London for Tomorrow's Leaders



Dec 2012 - Silent Auction & Christmas Dinner

$500 donation to the Salvation Army

$500 donation to the Women's Rural Resource Centre

$1,000 Polio Plus (Made possible by free dinner service from Season's Retirement Centre)


Poinsettia Fund Raiser

$2,610 raised to support Rotary projects.


Nov 2012 - Salvation Army Kettle Drive

Strathroy Rotarians were happy to assist the Salvation Army's annual kettle drive


Oct 14, 2012 - OPP Golden Helmets

Arranged for the famous OPP Golden Helmets Precision Motorcycle Team to come perform in Strathroy for their last performance of the year.


Oct 14, 2012 - Strathroy's Rotary Splash Pad Ground-Breaking Ceremony

After many months of hard work, Strathroy Rotary was able to plan, gain approvals for, and fund-raise for this major community project to be completed by summer 2013.


Oct 4 2012 - $150 Student Award

Holy Cross student Kayla Powell wins Rotary award for greatest interest in world/community service


Sep 2011 - 11th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


Sep 2012 - Avoidable Blindness Project

$500 donation via the Rotary Club of Burden


Summer 2012 - Youth Dances

Strathroy Rotarians were happy to help chaperon 2 Strathroy youth dances


June 2012 Geography $150 Scholarship

Recipient: Jordyon Toonen from North Middlesex High School


2012-05-26 Rotary Golf Tournament

Most successful fundraiser yet


May 2012 - Mother's Day Flowers

160 plans sold supporting Rotarian work


May 2012 - Grant Fish and Ian McLaren awarded for 20 years of service

Received awards for their 20 years of service from the office of Monte McNaughton!


Feb 29th, 2012- Tom Enwright & Bill Montgomery receive district "Pure Gold" award!

This is a 2012 challenge was initiated by District Governor Joe Reynolds, and is based on a variety of Rotary service activities.


April 27th, 2012 - $250 donation to MS Society

In support of the MS walk.


2012 Highway Clean-up

Rotarians keep sponsored stretch of highway clean


2012 - Strathroy Blood Donor Clinics

Donation of money, staffing by Strathroy Rotarians, and even... blood, at several clinics in Strathroy throughout 2012.


2012- Adventures in Citizenship in Ottawa

Sponsorship of one local resident to attend


2012 - Hurricane Sandy

$309.96 USD donation to the disaster relief


2012- Polio Plus

$1,500 donation to the eradication of Polio... forever.


2012- East Williams Memorial Public School - Boys Literacy Club

Donation of $300 for literacy program

Strathroy Rotarians also volunteer to work with boys a


2012- International Emergency Shelter Boxes

Donation of $1,000



2011/2012 Inbound Youth Exchange - Honia from Poland


Dec 2011 - $600 to local Salvation Army + $400 to Women's Rural Resource Centre

Proceeds from Christmas Dinner & Silent Auction


Nov 19, 2011 - Complimentary Hot Chocolate served at Santa Parade

Doubled as a fund-raiser for the new Strathroy Splash Pad and other Rotary initiatives


Nov 2011 - Salvation Army Kettle Drive

Strathroy Rotarians were happy to assist the Salvation Army's annual kettle drive


Sep 10, 2011 - 10th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


Sep 2011 - $1,000 to the Rift Valley Water and Sanitation Project

Provides a water tank, boys and girls latrines and a basketball court to a school in Nakuru, Africa.


Jul 2011 - Hot Dog Fund-Raiser

In support of the Rotary Splash Pad


Jun 2011 - $500 donation to Slave Lake Rotary Club

For humanitarian & restoration efforts after most of the town is burned to the ground by a devastating wild fire.


May 2011 - Golf Tournament Fund-Raiser


May 2011 - Mother's Day Flower Sale

Raising funds for Rotary initiatives


Mar 2011 - $1,000 donation to Danli HELP Honduras project

Donation in memory of Bob Gallagher, a big supporter of this project


Mar 2011 - Donation & Support for Strathroy MS Walk


2011 Highway Clean-up

Rotarians keep sponsored stretch of highway clean


2011 - Strathroy Blood Donor Clinics

Donation of money, staffing by Strathroy Rotarians, and even... blood, at several clinics in Strathroy throughout 2012.


2011 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail

Rotary Trail Extension Completed


2011 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Jennifer Langford, Nate Parsons, Velta Baumanis, Val Enright & Tom Enright


2011 - Avoidable Blindness Project

$1,037.70 donated via the Rotary Club of Burden




Nov 20, 2010 - Complimentary Hot Chocolate served at Santa Parade

Doubled as a fund-raiser for the new Strathroy Splash Pad and other Rotary initiatives


Sep 11, 2010 - 9th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


Jun 8, 2010 - Rotary Club of Strathroy receives Presidential Citation Award

Recognizes work in the Four Avenues of Service and membership increase.


May 15, 2010 - Golf Tournament Fund-Raiser


2010/2011 Outbound Youth Exchange - Jeff Kennes to Peru


2010/2011 Inbound Youth Exchange - Nash from Taiwan


2010 - London Rotary's Market Kids project


2010 Highway Clean-up

Rotarians keep sponsored stretch of highway clean


2010 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail

Extension of "North end loop" to 2nd Street completed and officially open to the public!


2010 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Carole Klaver & Claire Rumjan



2009/2010 Inbound Youth Exchange - Ana Alicia from Mexico


2009/2010 Outbound Youth Exchange - Marshall Seyler to Denmark


2009/2010 Outbound Youth Exchange - Owen to Brazil


2009 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail


2009 - 8th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2009 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to John Asher



2008 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail

"North-end Loop" completed and officially open to the public!


2008 - 7th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2008 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Kirk Langord and Garry Skiffington



2007 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail


2007 - 6th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2007 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Dianne Twynstra



2006 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail


2006 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Sue McLean


2006 - 05th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club



2005 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail


2005 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Paul Cropley


2005 - 4th Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club



2004 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail


2004 - 3rd Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2004 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Westcast C.I.C & Sherrie Klaver



2003 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail

Initial trail circuit now ready and officially open to the public!


2003 - 2nd Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2003 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Velta Baumanis



2002 - Continued development of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail


2002 - 1st Annual Lobsterfest

Joint fundraising event by the Rotary Club of Strathroy and Strathocha Shrine Club


2002 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Janet McGugan & Ian McLaren



2001 - Establishment of the Strathroy Rotary Memorial Trail

Initial Committee members: Ian McLaren, Tom Enright, Charlene Quinlan and Janet McGugan


2001 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Mike Bett



2000 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Charlene Quinlan


1999 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Jackie Wells & Joyce Cushman


1998 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Grant Fish


1997 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Robert Bailey


1995 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Thomas Enright & Marilyn Buttery


1991 - Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Gordon Hale


Feb 4th 1989 - Charter of Rotary Club of Strathroy