Summary of Rotary Centennial community service funding and club participation
The Community Service Committee has about one third of the club’s members. Centennial Rotarians are involved, and in many cases, have provided funds for the following activities recent years:
The Mustard Seed – the club funds the purchase of ingredients for one or two meals per annum for clients and assists in the preparation of and serving of the meals
School bicycle repair clinics – the club underwrites the cost of acquiring spare parts  and supplies the labour to fix bicycles and skateboards at a number of schools in the early spring of each year
Rotary Challenger Park - the club was one of the original sponsors of this facility and provides financial annual support
Seniors outings - the club funds the transportation and entrance fees for seniors to attend Beddington Theatre productions
Banting and Best school and Crossing Park school - the club assists in funding transportation costs for students to visit Ralph Klein Park and the Mayor’s Environmental Expo
Calgary Inter-Faith Food Bank – club members regularly volunteer to assist in the sorting and preparation of food packages for clients
The Salvation Army – the club donates to, and members participate in manning the kettles during the festive season.
Connaught School – club members are currently assisting in a reading program for kindergarten and grade 1 and 2 children two days per week and then assisting in serving soup at the lunch hour and funding for hampers and equipment for the school
In addition, the club has provided funding to the following organisations over the past two years
Closer to Home Community Services – a Calgary based organisation that empowers families to stay together with respect for diversity, individualized approaches, effective service and outcomes. Funds provided for summer program for children who are latch key children
YouQuest - a Calgary based wellness community service where people with young onset dementia enjoy an active and rewarding quality of life (this project was funded by the club Vocational Committee)
YWCA of Calgary - funding in support of welcome packages for clients
Alpha House – contributed to the purchase of a vehicle to assist Alpha House clients to attend classes