Winter wonderland in Africa

On the summit with Lucky Jaguar (aka Chui Bahati in Swahili, the lingua franca of East Africa), K2, and Rotary Club of Belleville Banner. For the first time in more than 20 years, the Snows of Kilimanjaro did not melt.  Heavy snowfall April to June swathed the top 500 metres of the 19,341′ freestanding volcanic…

Belleville Rotary Club Paul Harris Community Leader Awards Banquet

Dateline: Monday November 20, 2017 Hosted by Sans Souci Restaurant in Beautiful Downtown Belleville, three recipients were recognized for their years of outstanding dedication to help others less fortunate. This year, President Tracy Bray and the Belleville Rotary Club awarded this prestigious honor to Bill Morton, Selina Harley, and Patricia Guernsey whose actions exemplify the…

2017 Quinte Rotary Music Festival

The Concert of Stars, the Grand Finale of The 49th Annual Quinte Rotary Music Festival, featured diverse presentations by individual performers, the Albert College Band (Belleville), and the V.P. Carswell Public School (Trenton).   Images featured here represent only a few of the talented musicians in the Quinte area.  Five-year-old Isabella Guan, the youngest performer, sang…

Quinte Rotary Music Festival

Friday April 7: Based on performances earlier this week,  TEN very talented students were chosen by adjudicators Susanne Hughes, Peter Stoll, and Carolynne Davy to compete for several trophies.  This year’s most awarded performer was Tabitha Savic who received the Silver Tray Award (piano), the Silver Strings Award (harp), and the Joe Demeza Prize for…

Kids Against Hunger

Birgit Wartenberg, a member of the Rotary Club of Belleville and Chair of the Rotary Club’s Indigenous Peoples Partnership, organized a tremendously successful 4th Annual Packing Party to support Kids Against Hunger Canada at Loyalist College’s Shark Tank, Saturday November 05, 2016. Kids Against Hunger is a non-profit organization with a MISSION – to engage all Canadians, especially youth,…

Quinte Rotary Music Festival

Rotary International supports and creates many projects at home and abroad.  Rotarians focus on projects that contribute in practical ways to community development.  Rotary projects in schools, clinics, and remote villages in many of the world’s poorest nations help ease the burdens of daily living with projects that focus on health care, nutrition, and education. Rotary Clubs also…