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For this year's hampers and gifts, we gathered strong support from 41 individuals & families, the Rotary Club of Calgary Centennial and two knitting groups.  On December 22nd, 6 two person teams were mobilized to deliver 10 hampers (5 Turkey & 5 Ham), 15 ladies' and 2 men's gift bags, 13 children's gifts and 3 pet treats to Elements CMHC client's homes throughout the city.   Three large boxes of surplus items from our gift bags and hampers were delivered to Elements CMHC office on December 15th along with 37 ladies, 50 men's gift bags and 46 Christmas cards containing grocery certificates (15 - $100 & 31 - $50 certificates) .   In the days before and after Christmas , Social Workers at Elements CMHC passed out the greeting cards with the enclosed gift certificates and a wrapped box of chocolates; the gift bags; and our projects other surplus  items to clients dearly in need of these gifts.    
 All delivery teams reported success and recipients expressed deep appreciation, sincere gratitude and some tears for the gifts they received and the effort involved in delivering their homes.  
The Brawn Family Foundation Rotary Mental Health park is a first for Calgary.  Centennial, East and North Calgary Rotary clubs collaborated to fund raise across District 5360 for this project. Centennial contributed $10,000 to this project including a $7500 District Grant. The Brawn Family Foundation was established by Bob Brawn a member of the Rotary Club at Stampede Park. Another member of that club donated funds for the gazebo.
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Get ready to boogie all day and into the night! Here is our updated schedule for the local artists you’ll be supporting at Ribfest this year! They are all playing on the Remax Stage.
Friday, September 8
Lori Kole is our Friday opener; 5:00 - 7:00 PM
Jeff Catto headlining on night one: 7:30 - 9:30 PM
Saturday, September 9
Flaysher kicks off the Saturday show: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Scott Pettigrew performs in the afternoon: 4:00 - 6:00 PM
The Steve McQueen Band is our Saturday headline act: 7:30 - 9:00 PM
Sunday, September 10
The Calverts on the stage: 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Randi Boulton headlines Sunday, and closes out our event: 4:30 - 6:30 PM
See you on the dance floor!
On Friday July 7th, 2023, Rotary Centennial hosted over 700 individuals who watched the world famous Stampede Parade from our bleacher seats!
The weather cooperated and our guests were treated to a world class event showcasing colourful floats, over 200 majestic horses and high-energy marching bands.
Mark your calendars - Rotary Centennnial bleacher seat tickets for the 2024 Calgary Stampede Parade will go on sale in December 2023.
2023-24 Centennial president Gary Williamson started his year off right with a banner exchange.  Rotarian Shankar Sathawane was visiting Calgary from Dombivli, Thane, Maharashtra, India and was happy to exchange his club's banner with Centennial in the name of Global Friendship!
Learn more about the history of Rotary Club Banner exchanges HERE.
On June 29th Centennial held it's annual President's Dinner at the Ranchmen's Club to celebrate outgoing president PK Ganguly.  It was an evening full of celebration, as we looked back at all that PK accomplished in his years.  PK awarded a Paul Harris fellowship to his executive as a "thank-you for their hard work this past year and Allan Muller was awarded the Mike Smith Rotarian of the Year Award as recognition of his contributions to the club.
The Rotary Club of Calgary Centennial volunteers at the Connaught Public School on Tuesdays and Thursdays reading with the Grade One students and feeding hot soup at lunch time to all the students. The school is a multicultural school from Grade 1 to 5 with over 40 languages spoken. The photo is from the Volunteer Tea and shows the performance put on by the students to show their appreciation for the work the many volunteers do at the school.
“ four members of your club participating in the Mini Golf for Big Hearts Charity Classic 
To raise money for Variety Alberta.  We bought and assembled one of those little red trucks for a little boy that can control it only by using his forehead. !
The Big Party came after the golf, as always !”  
Al Muller
Meeting Rotarians and participating in District Conference is definitely one of those great Rotary experiences that presents opportunities you would have never imagined in your life. 
Your opportunity to grow, learn, experience community with fellow Rotarians happens ONCE a year at the District Conference (DisCon for acronym lovers!). Of course you can go to International Convention and experience this at a greater level however DISCON is right here in our own back yard!
All Rotarians and their families are invited to attend this year's event in Lethbridge on May 5th and 6th, 2023. All the information you need is on the website right here. (
The EARLY BIRD gets the best deal! Lock in the full conference price at a reduced rate of $325 by making a $100 deposit TODAY. This rate has been extended till February 10th to accommodate many who have not yet made a commitment.
In addition, you can also purchase individual tickets for the FRIDAY evening dinner and dance show as well as the SATURDAY evening dinner and program at $50 each.
Calgary Centennial

Rotary Club of Calgary Centennial

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