Thirty years of service...
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Since April 25th 1987, The Rotary Club of Parkdale - High Park has been working for the benefit of its community, and in support of the international community service initiatives of Rotary International.  We are proud to be members of the world’s oldest service club, founded in 1905, and to be associated with its strong record of local and international community service.

Saturday morning Don Sirko presented Margaret Cantwell of the Fort York Food Bank with a Paul Harris Fellowship Award for her service to the food bank and the community.

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We Celebrated our 30th Anniversary !
Wine & Cheese Gala
Friday April 28th
 
 
 
On February 16, Jane Pang, founder and principal of Clearview School of Arts and Culture, gave a presentation on Chinese culture. Jane's presentation addressed the recent global interest in traditional Chinese culture and referenced it through examples such as the popularity of Shen Yun Performing Arts, which aims to revive authentic Chinese culture on a worldwide scale. In addition to Jane's presentation, the Club inducted a new member, Michael Wolkensperg, and had a special guest attendee Berk Icer of Budget Blinds West Toronto. The Rotary Club’s mission is to bring together business and professional leaders in order to provide humanitarian services, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and to advance goodwill and peace around the world.
 
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Do you want to make a meaningful difference in our community?
 
Interested in addressing issues like poverty, health, hunger, education and the environment?
 
Want to do more than just hope for world peace?
 
 
  • The Rotary Club of Parkdale-High Park is one of 33,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and regions, forming a network of community service around the world. 
  • We are a welcoming, friendly and fun-loving group of men and women from different backgrounds, age groups, cultures and occupations.
  • What we share in common is the desire to work on community projects, both at home and abroad, to make our world a better place.
  • If you want to be part of a global network of community volunteers, then Rotary is for you.
  • We meet Thursday mornings at 7:30 am at the Grenadier Café located in the centre of Toronto's High Park.
 
 

Parkdale-High Park
We meet Thursdays at 7:30 AM
Join us for Breakfast at the Grenadier Restaurant in High Park
180 Colborne Lodge Road
Toronto, ON  M6R 2Z3
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Speakers
Upcoming Speakers
Robin Sorys
Sep 28, 2017
Business Meeting - Strategic Plan review continuation
Helen Wilkie
Oct 26, 2017
Author, Book Coach, Ghostwriter, Presentation Coach
Past Speakers
Robin Sorys
Sep 21, 2017
Business Meeting - Strategic Plan review continuation
DG Neil Philips
Sep 14, 2017
Districk Governor meeting with Toronto West. Location - Montgomery Inn
Robin Sorys
Sep 07, 2017
Business Meeting - Strategic Plan review
Carole Rowsell
Aug 10, 2017
Business Meeting - planning goals and Presidents Citation
Jack Nicklaus Interview
Jul 13, 2017
Jack's life with Golf; Charitable Work & Polio
Carole, Cathy, Alison, and Berk
Jun 22, 2017
District Assembly Update
Madeleine Green
Jun 15, 2017
Refugee resettlement and private sponsorship in Canada.
Arthur Lefebvre
Jun 08, 2017
Exchange Student from Belgium
Jana Girdauskas
Jun 01, 2017
Founder of The Period Purse
Berk Icer
May 25, 2017
Personal talk
Roseneath Theatre
May 18, 2017
Youth Theatre
Jawaad Sheikh
May 11, 2017
"There's a Hack For That!"
Diana Teal, Executive Director High Park Nature Ct
Apr 27, 2017
Cherry Blossom talk and walk
Christine Ung
Apr 20, 2017
The Fair Trade Show - Buy Good, Feel Good, Expo
Robin Sorys
Apr 13, 2017
Monthly Board Meeting
Steven Moniz, Police Constable, Community Relation
Apr 06, 2017
Update on what is going on in our community
Dr. Danielle Gilas
Mar 30, 2017
Essential Oils 101
Carole Rowsell
Mar 23, 2017
What Rotary is Doing in South Africa
Jim Louttit, District Governor
Mar 16, 2017
What's Happening Around the District and Around the World
Lisa Randall
Mar 09, 2017
Culture Link
Ian Lancaster, Assistant Coordinator of RI
Oct 15, 2015
Rotarians and Vocational Service, the second Avenue of Service.
Marlene Kennedy
Jul 30, 2015
How Feldenkrais method can be of benefit to our body-mind connection
Michael Kelly, Artistic Director
Jul 23, 2015
Shakespeare in Action
District Governor Michael Bell
Jul 09, 2015
Visit to our club
 
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