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Rotary Club of Guelph

Public Comments Throughout 2020 the Rotary Club of Guelph will celebrate its Centennial Year via various events that will include a charter luncheon (Feb), Gala Event (Apr 25), and four Centennial themed videos that can be viewed on Facebook and Twitter. Banners celebrating Rotary in Guelph will line Norfolk St from Spring to Fall; Riverside Park Floral Clock will have a Rotary theme; the Rotary Trail from Guelph to Guelph Lake will be completed; Rotary display in the Guelph Civic Museum; History Book celebrating 100 years of the Rotary Club of Guelph; Rotary Forest Day Apr 25, 2020.
Contact Information
Office Phone 519-821-3863
Social Media Facebook Twitter
Primary Contact Kerry Johnson, Secretary
Primary Executive Tracey Curtis, President
Description (Site) Meetings held at Italian Canadian Club, 135 Ferguson St, Guelph
Located In Community Guelph
Mailing Address PO Box 511 
Guelph, ON N1H 6K9
Physical Access Fully Accessible - meeting location
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Meets weekly for fellowship and the opportunity to provide service to local and worldwide communities through project support, fundraising and direct involvement in community activities.
Description (Service) Projects include: 
* Canada Day celebrations: all day family picnic in Riverside Park with concerts, games, food and fireworks; entirely run by Rotarians, sponsored by many local organizations 
* tree planting: in cooperation with the Grand River Conservation Authority 
* Sparkles in the Park: businesses are invited to sponsor a Christmas lights display in Riverside Park from mid- Dec ending New Year's Eve with a fireworks display; proceeds to community projects 
* Lobsterfest: raises funds to support local community organizations and projects 
* youth mentoring: mentoring talks and participation with youth in the schools  
* 3H Projects in Tanzania, Uganda, Cameroon, Guatemala: teaching local people to develop projects to help themselves; help given to a local shelter and school for those with leprosy 
* Polio Plus: part of an international Rotary effort to eradicate polio worldwide 
* supports KidsAbility program
Hours Meetings every Fri 12:15 pm
Areas Served Guelph ; Wellington County
Eligibility Membership by nomination only
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees Membership - annually
Time-Limited Events Canada Day * Lobsterfest (late Sep) * Sparkles in the Park (Dec 15-Jan 1) * Hockey Challenge * Guelph Earth Day Tree Planting (Apr)
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1920
Funding Fees - membership dues cover all expenses for Club administration and management
Elections Annually
Service Categories Service Clubs