New President: Tom Christensen

It is my privilege to be the President of the Kalamalka Rotary Club in Vernon for 2022-23. We’re emerging from a couple of challenging years of restrictions on our ability to meet and enjoy the fellowship of Rotary. I’m very grateful for the work of our club’s last two Presidents, Jacqueline Rivard and Dustin Stadnyk, […]

This is How Rotary Changes the Lives of Young People.

What’s it like to be a Rotary exchange student during the onset of a global pandemic? Read about Vernon’s own, Cyan Ross-Van Mierlo’s experiences in Brazil which included several months in quarantine with her host family in Sala São Paulo. The Rotary Youth Exchange Program, has become one of Rotary’s most respected and valuable programs. […]

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KALAMALKA ROTARY 2021 / 2022 PRESIDENT Rivard to lead Rotary Victoria Femia – Jun 24, 2021 / 12:00 pm | Story: 337872 Leadership is changing hands at Vernon’s Kalamalka Rotary Club. Jacqueline Rivard will step into the role as club president for 2021-2022 on July 1. “I’m excited for Jacqueline to take the reins of the club. She […]

A Message From Our New President

My name is Dustin Stadnyk and I’m the President of the Rotary Club of Kalamalka for 2020-2021. Rotary is the world’s most important and oldest service organization boasting membership of over 1.2 million individuals.  Globally, Rotary provides clean water to those without it, feeds the hungry, battles crippling, debilitating and disfiguring diseases and helps people […]

Okanagan Science Centre

Jim Swingle recently spoke to Kal Rotary members about “what’s new” at the Okanagan Science Centre.  He also gave a short interview that you can see that at our Facebook site –   Jim is on the left in this photo with Rotarian Stephen Russell.


At our October 31st, Halloween, meeting some of our members arrived in costume. Good spirit.

Front Row Foundation

Angie MacDougal spoke to our club about the Front Row Foundation. It is a charity driven organization with a goal of providing people dealing with a life threatening illness the chance to do something they have dreamed of doing.  Her interview on Facebook explains this in detail and can be viewed at – information […]

Environmental Sustainability

Derek Moody is the Committee Chair for the District 5060 Environmental Sustainability Committee.  He is on left in this photo with Morgan Roney. Derek recently spoke to our club about how Rotary International and each individual Rotary Club can be involved in this issue. He provided an interview about this project that we have posted […]

100% Attendance

The Kal Rotary members in this photo were recognized for having 100% attendance last year.  Perfect attendance is achieved by attending our regular weekly meetings and obtaining a make-up for any missed meetings.  A make-up can be obtained by attending a different Rotary Club meeting, being involved in any one of our work programs, attending […]

Rohingya Crisis

Lia Harris, Pediatric and Education Committee Volunteer for MedGlogal, recently spoke to our club about the Rohingya refugee crisis and how MedGlobal is making a difference. You can listen to her description of this at our Facebook site – and there is more information about MedGlobal at their website –  www.medglobal.orgLia is on the left […]