ROTARY CLUB VANCOUVER MOUNTAINVIEW BAGS BEST CLUB AWARD

  • Page Views 123
  • The Rotary Club of Vancouver Mountainview (RCVM), a volunteer service organization of mostly Filipino professionals based in the lower mainland, was awarded the coveted award as The Outstanding Rotary Club of the Year in the recently concluded Rotary District 5040 Conference last June 4-5, 2021.  The announcement was made by Rotary District Governor Darcy Long at the virtually held awards portion of the convention which was attended by Rotarians belonging to District 5040.  The district covers Canada’s west coast in British Columbia  with 50 Rotary Clubs comprising of over 1700 Rotarians. RCVM, which is headed by President Dr. Gloria Samosa, was recognized for having numerous community activities in Metro Vancouver, including several international projects, mostly in the Philippines.   The club was also credited with the highest number of new members inducted.  The award places the club front and center in the Rotary world , as it is a relatively new club, having been chartered on June 13, 2017.  Adding more honour to RCVM, two club members were also recognized with People of Action Awards in the same convention:  Community Chair Bert Parungao, who spearheaded most of the club’s service projects, and Past President Mary Anne Velayo, who will be serving as Assistant District Governor starting July 1, 2021  On the same date, the club will be celebrating it’s 5th year anniversary with Matt Caparas as incoming President.  As part of its 5th year celebration, the club opens its doors to interested professional and service-oriented individuals who have the same passion in serving the community while upholding its international motto of – Service Above Self(Rovic Gloria Canono).

     

    Share

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 22 July 2021
      3 days ago No comment

      Lolit Solis hints at Kris Aquino’s possible run in 2022

      Will Kris Aquino run in the national elections in 2022? This was the question of veteran entertainment journalist Lolit Solis who promised to vote for Kris should she decide to run in the national elections next year. But Lolit advised Kris not to run for mayor in Quezon City ...

    • 22 July 2021
      3 days ago No comment

      Philippines administers 15.6 million COVID-19 shots

      The Philippines has administered 15.6 million doses against the COVID-19 virus. Harry Roque, spokesperson of President Rodrigo Duterte, shared this number in a media briefing Wednesday (July 21). Of the 15.6 million does administered by the government, Roque said 10,585,261 million persons got their first dose. As well, 5,031,301 ...

    • 17 July 2021
      1 week ago No comment

      First Nations peoples condemn tweet on Church burnings

      At a press conference in Vancouver, Pentecostal assistant minister Jenn Allan-Riley, a 60s scoop survivor whose mother attended residential school, called for the wave of church arsons to stop. She adds that “Burning down churches is not in solidarity with us Indigenous people. As I said, we do not ...

    • 17 July 2021
      1 week ago No comment

      Paki-Ayos: A New Service for Filipinos in Canada

      Paki-Ayos Services Inc. will do errands for you in the Philippines Do you need something done in the Philippines, but air fare, accommodations, and pasalubong cost too much for you to go back home? A new service, Paki-Ayos, is here to help. Forget about going on a very expensive ...

    • 15 July 2021
      1 week ago No comment

      COVID-19: More than 50 percent of eligible Canadians fully vaccinated

      CTV News has reported that more than 50 percent of Canadians who are eligible to receive a COVID-19 shot have now been fully vaccinated against the novel coronavirus. The news agency reported Tuesday (July 13) that based on its tracking, 50.06 percent of Canadians of ages 12 and up ...

    %d bloggers like this: