Golf Tournament Success! $27,000 Raised!

We are please to announce that Kalamalka Rotary and the Vernon Golf & Country Club raised $27,000. $13,750 of this went to Vernon Hospice, and another $13,750 to KidSport. Thank you so much to all donors and participants!!!

New President: Tom Lewis

Dear Kalamalka Rotary Members, I am honored and humbled to assume the role of President of our esteemed club for the 2023-24 term. As a member of Kalamalka Rotary for the past five years, I have personally experienced the transformative power of our organization. It has not only helped me feel connected to this incredible […]

KIVA Micro Loans

Rotary was founded by businesspeople so its no surprise that we love funding entrepreneurs. Particularly, when we enhance economic and community development and create opportunities for decent and productive work by women in developing countries. This way, these women can better support their families and communities. Since 2015, Kal Rotary has provided 7302 micro loans, […]

Kal Rotary 2021 Vocational Award

Peter and EA Moore At this Thursday’s (Mar 10, 2022) luncheon meeting, we awarded Kal Rotary’s 2021 Vocational Service Award to our very own Peter Moore. Peter joined Kal Rotary in 1993 so he could join some community-service projects, and to network with new people. He’s stayed in Rotary because of the multitude of long-lasting […]

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. […]

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.

Welcome New Members

Club President Carmen Larsen (left)  and Jim Ferguson (right) had the pleasure of inducting Chelsea Kidd and Geoff Gibbons into the club as our newest members. Jim outlined the benefits and expectations of belonging to Kal Rotary.


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 […]