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Service Mar 23, 2023
Service Day
Carol Cartier, Pete Burrell Mar 30, 2023 12:10 PM
International Projects Update


Dr Simon Darnell Apr 06, 2023 12:15 PM
Sport for Development & Peace
Sport for Development & Peace

Today is the  International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP),  Simon Darnell, Associate Professor, Sport for Development & Peace at the University of Toronto  is our guest speaker.

Simon C. Darnell is Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Sport Policy Studies in the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto. His research focuses on the relationship between sport and international development and peacebuilding efforts, the development implications of sports mega-events, and the place of social activism in the culture of sport. He previously was a lecturer in sport at Durham University's School of Applied Social Sciences. His books include Sport and Social Movements: From the Global to the Local (2014, with J. Harvey, J. Horne, P. Safai, and S. Courchesne-O'Neill), Sport for Development and Peace: A Critical Sociology (2012), and Race and Sport in Canada: Intersecting Inequalities (2012, ed. with J. Joseph and Y. Nakamura). Darnell holds a Ph.D. in physical education and health from the University of Toronto, as well as an M.A. and BHK from the University of British Columbia's School of Human Kinetics. He is a baseball and hockey coach, and a reader of science fiction.


Hybrid meeting , join on zoom or in person   


TBC Apr 13, 2023
102 years old

Celebration with Past Presidents.

Maureen Buchanan Apr 20, 2023
Indigenous Food Sovereignty Garden Visit on HWY 15

Off-site meeting & HIghway 15 Site walk-through & Stories. 


Liaison: Elsabe

Paul Harris Night Apr 27, 2023
No regular lunch meeting
Sam MacLeod, The Spire & Classification Talk May 04, 2023
The Spire

Meet at the Spire: Sam McCleod's classification talk

No Mow May commences

Service Week; GLW Cleanup/Robinson Garden May 11, 2023
No regular meeting

Details to be announced

Interact Day May 18, 2023
Kwame Osei May 25, 2023
Diversity Equity Inclusion
Diversity Equity Inclusion

Kwame Osei is a former pro-athlete (CFL), current high school teacher, Coach (Queen’s University Football Team), TV personality (Amazing Race Canada Finalist), Author (Inspirational Kids Books), CEO of athletic apparel company (Triumph Elite), Co-Founder of a non-profit mentorship organization (Northern Elite Football), host and keynote speaker.

Kwame Osei was born in Ghana West Africa and came to Canada at the age of 4 and resided in Toronto with his parents and sister. They all lived in Rexdale where he grew up and later attended high school at Father Henry Carr High School. Living in Rexdale Kwame was susceptible to the street culture and embraced a perspective on life and future achievements that required low expectations of himself and young men within the urban community where he lived.

At St. Francis Xavier Osei earned a Bachelor of Human Kinetics, and a Bachelor of Education degree. Osei taught Physical Education and Sports Performance at Holy Trinity High School in Fort McMurray Canada and was the Head Coach for the school’s varsity football team. He became immersed in the Fort McMurray community through a variety of his passions such as public speaking and football. Kwame has an extensive background in coaching football inclusive of coaching at the high school, semi-professional, and youth provincial levels.
In 2015 he Co-founded a non-profit youth mentorship program called Northern Elite Football and is the author of two children’s books. Kwame also co-founded a fitness clothing brand called Triumph Elite in 2014 which currently sponsors two professional athletes. In 2019, he was on the season 6 Hero’s edition of the Amazing Race Canada show and continues to pursue a career in acting.
In 2019, Kwame moved to Kingston, Ontario to be an assistant coach for Queens University. Kwame is the Receiver Coach and Community Engagement Coordinator for the Queen's Gaels.
Service and Fellowhip Day Jun 01, 2023
D'Arcy Munn Jun 08, 2023
RKY Camp
Rotarian D'Arcy Munn, the Executive Director of RKY camp, will speak on the physical expansion of the Camp and the expansion of the camp programs.
Peter Burrell & Carol Cartier Jun 15, 2023
Putting the 'I' in RI

Kingston Rotarians, Peter Burrell and Carol Cartier, will be speaking about "Putting the 'I' in RI" while highlighting various travel opportunities available to members. Their amazing stories and voyages serve as the backdrop of how Rotarians play a role in the international community.  

President Alicia Jun 29, 2023
Swan Song & Induction of new Board
President Matt Jul 06, 2023
The Year 23-24
Peter Merkley Jul 13, 2023
Club Budget 23/24