Club Information

Welcome to the Rotary Club of Festival City

Festival City (Stratford)

Small but Mighty!

We meet Tuesdays at 7:10 AM
The Queen's Inn
161 Ontario Street
Stratford, ON  N5A 3H3
Venue Map
Anita Gaffeny
Oct 22, 2019 7:00 AM
Festival Building Project
District Governor Tony & Sylvia Sheard
Oct 29, 2019 7:00 AM
District 6330
Skate Board Park
Nov 05, 2019 7:00 AM
President Tyler Canal
Nov 19, 2019
Club Assembly
Dec 17, 2019
Dec 24, 2019
Dec 31, 2019
Coming Events
Free Reading Program.
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Past District Governor Jim Schlatmann presents 2018/19 club President Bill Helmuth with the Presidential Citation recognizing that the club reached the goals for the 2018-2019 Rotary year when Bill was President. Only 3 clubs in District 6330 received the Citation.
Past District President Jim Schlattman presents Rotarian Jean Aitcheson with a 7th Paul Harris Fellow in recognition for all her work over the years with Rotary. The All You Can Eat Spaghetti Dinner and her many Medical Missions which she has lead are just two of the many projects she has been involved with.
Incoming President Tyler Canal for the Rotary year 2019-2020 Past President Bill Helmuth, and Assistant District Governor Dianne Yundt. 
Assistant District Governor Dianne Yundt presented outgoing club president Bill Helmuth with his second Paul Harris award.
Paul Harris awards where also presented to Brian Rivers (his 3rd), Deb Stacey-Rivers (her 2nd) and to Christy Bertrand, Louise Spandler and Tyler Canal.
Paul Harris Fellowships are presented to individuals who have contributed to the work of Rotary and/or to their community.
The Festival City Rotary Club welcomed three new members to the club: Liz Yundt, Bev Gregory, and Nancy Halliday. Pictured left to right, Dianne Yundt who sponsored the members, President Bill Bill Helmuth, membership chairperson Deb Stacey-Rivers, Nancy Halliday, Bev Gregory, and Liz Yundt.

Assistant District Governor Dianne Yundt presented Paul Harris Fellowships, the highest honour in Rotary, to recognize four people whose lives exemplify the humanitarian and educational objectives of The Rotary Foundation.
Pictured left to right: Bob Currah, Lorne and Sharon Twamley, President Bill Helmuth, Brian Dundas, and ADG Dianne Yundt.

This month Rotary Club of Grand Bend gathered donations and packed a shipping container with supplies to assist survivors of the tropical cyclone that hit Mozambique in March.  Volunteers, including some members of our club, helped load the 40 foot container. 

An amazing example of Rotary International clubs and members acting quickly and working together to save lives across the globe.

The Festival City MS Walk team raised more than $1800 on the Sunday May 5 walk. Thank you to all the donors who supported our team. In total the teams raised more than $47000 to support local MS clients.
Team members left to right: Assistant Governor Dianne Yundt, Jennifer White, Wayne Yundt, Chuck Dingman, Margaret Dingman, and team captain Carolyn Dingman.
Hannah Lawrence, a student at Stratford Central Secondary School, was selected to attend the Ottawa Rotary Adventures in Citizenship program in Ottawa April 28 to May 1. Pictured with Hannah are President Bill Helmuth and Christy Bertrand. Hannah described her adventures in Ottawa at the club meeting on May 28.
The Festival City Rotary Club competed in the annual Stratford Garbage Can Decoration Competition. The team won first prize in the Service Club category. Team members include Dianne Yundt, Deb Stacey-Rivers, Kirk Riehl, and Nancy Totino the chief designer. Missing from the photo is Rotary Exchange student Laura Pujatti.
Members of the club decorated this garbage can to be located in an area of Stratford. Annually, a garbage can decorating competition takes place in Stratford. The photos show this year's entry by our club.
Valerie Trudgeon is welcomed into the Rotary Club of Festival City by membership chairperson Bev Stacey-Rivers and club president Bill Helmuth. 
President Bill Helmuth and Membership Chairperson Deb Stacey-Rivers welcome Tina Grasby as the newest member of the Rotary Club of Festival City. Tina was sponsored by Christy Bertrand.
Thank you to Bev Haggadorn, Executive Director of ShelterLink, for coming today and presenting stories of challenge and success at the youth shelter. Festival City Rotary Stratford will support this year's annual fundraiser with a team.
Jaimie Weber presents work they are doing at Middle Ground to help malnourished children in Haiti
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48 Moore St.,
Stratford ON
N4Z 1J5

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