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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Kingston

Members of the Rotary Club of Kingston are dynamic volunteers and local community leaders. We join 35,000+ Rotary Clubs with 1.2-million members worldwide that make up Rotary International, the largest service organization in the world. We are non-political, non-religious, and welcome people of diverse backgrounds. If you want to make positive changes in our community and the world with dedicated people who share a passion for community service and fellowship, we hope you will consider joining our club.

The Rotary Club of Kingston

Meets THURSDAYS, 12:15 pm. In-person at Kingsbridge  (lunch at 11:45 am) or join with  Zoom.

Send a request for a Zoom link to

rotarykingston@gmail.com.

President: Alicia  Gordon (email)
Secretary: Garrett Cole (email)
 
Mailing Address
Rotary Club of Kingston
P.O. Box 484
Kingston, ON
K7L 4W5
District 7040 - Club #4576
Charter 872 - April 1st 1921
Charitable No. BN11912 4931 RR0001
Club Promotion
Club News
 
Currently, Dawn House, a crisis centre supporting vulnerable women who are homeless or marginalized in Kingston, is facing unprecedented levels of demand. That’s the message left with the Rotary Club of Kingston by Maggie McLaren, its Executive Director when she addressed the club on Wednesday November 24th.
 
 
In 2005 the City of Kingston decided to create a memorial garden and wall to commemorate the city and area’s war dead. Our Remembrance week speaker, Peter Gower, a local historian who had been studying the issue for 10 years, was commissioned to create to list of names for the wall.
 
Elaine Power, a professor in the School of Kinesiology & Health Studies at Queen’s University and a co-founder of the Kingston Action Group for a Basic Income Guarantee, spoke on the need to create a “Basic Income” program for Canada to alleviate poverty in Canada.
 
 
Polio has returned to the United States of America. Recently a case was found in an unimmunized young adult in Rockland County, New York. After a large-scale epidemiologic investigation and response, the polio virus was even found in New York City wastewater. 
 
According to Dr. Gerald Evans, Chair of the Division of Infectious Diseases and a Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Biomedical & Molecular Sciences, and Pathology & Molecular Medicine at Queen's University, a pandemic is a global infection outbreak caused by a novel microbe to which most of the population is susceptible, is transmissible person to person, and has affected more than three of WHO’s six world regions. 
 

ENGAGE IN SERVICE


Rotarians are constantly finding ways to support others and to build the community. We have many service partners.

FOLLOW YOUR PASSION


Join local and international projects to Support the Environment; Build Peace; Combat Disease; Provide Clean Water; Enhance Sanitation and Hygiene; Improve Maternal and Child Health; Boost Literacy and Economic Development.

DEVELOP NEW NETWORKS


Rotarians help each other and help others. Rotary members consist of a cross-section of the community. Rotarians are well connected in our community and beyond.