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Who We Are in Brief
The Rotary Club of Nanaimo North has been in existence since October 15, 1972 and since that time the club has been actively involved in service to the Nanaimo community.
Over the past ten Rotary years,  The Rotary Club of Nanaimo North has donated more than $413,000 in our community and beyond.
During that same period, individual club members have also made personal donations to the Rotary Foundation totaling more than $80,000.
The Club is a strong supporter of youth both locally and internationally providing funding for various annual scholarships, and sponsoring and mentoring local Interact and Rotaract youth service clubs as well as supporting projects like Project Amigo in Mexico, the Etta Projects in Bolivia and several projects in Zimbabwe, Kenya & Ghana.
In addition to financial contributions the club members also donate their time and skills to various community events and projects. The most recent examples of this are bartending at the annual Dragon Boat Festival, delivering a monthly community breakfast program, working with Nanaimo Youth Services on the restoration of Rowe House for their youth housing project and various service projects at John Barsby Secondary and Brechin Elementary schools.
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  Citizens of Youngsville outside of Lafayette escaping with a few possessions.
The flooding caused by torrential rains in Louisana is the worst natural disaster in the US since Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Thousands of people have been rescued.
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Bill Robinson first visited Zimbabwe in 2002 and was introduced to Head Master Jimmy Nioni of Sihlengeni School.
With $1,000 from our club and another $1,300 raised privately, he initiated a cooperative project with the school which ultimately invested $30,000 improving the facilities for its students.
This photo was published in the October 2002 issue of the District 5020 Governor's Newsletter.
Doug Pearson announced at our June 21st meeting  that the final report detailing completion of the project at St. Hubert’s basic school has been accepted by the District 5020 Foundation Committee.  Foundation Chair, Bill McCarthy wrote: “congratulations! You have made education safer through the provision of the basics; water, electricity, etc. for students at St. Hubert’s. Your partnerships and “boots on the ground” mad this possible. Further, the Mid Island Group enabled this project to be adequately funded.”
  One of the tokens made for the program. 

   One of our members, Liz Kawahara, partnered with Cheryl Prince, owner of a biodynamic farm in Lantzville to create the program.  
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