The Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown is a small group of motivated individuals making a big difference in the local community… and beyond.
“We’ve done quite a lot for our size,” says senior club member, Vivian, citing programs such as Coats for Kids and activities ranging from graffiti paint-outs to advocating for literacy in underprivileged schools. “Now we’re looking to grow our membership base so that we can help more people and organizations in the communities we serve.”
With 22 members, The Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown is made up of business leaders who live or work in Burnaby. Led by current club president, Sue Cheung, they meet every Tuesday at 12:15pm for lunch to build fellowship, hear & learn from outside speakers and to organize community projects.
“We want to be helpful to other people, while offering fellowship for our members,” says Vivian. “We’re a group of fun, active, and committed volunteers—a wonderful, welcoming tight-knit community.”
In keeping with the Rotarian’s guiding principles, The Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown employs a four-way test before taking on new initiatives, posing the following four questions at the outset:
Is it the truth? Is it fair to all concerned? Will it build goodwill and better friendships? Will it be beneficial to all concerned?
Projects that align with these core values include a scholarship program for experienced professionals to go abroad and help bring peace to conflicted regions. Also included are a range of local and international programs for youth, as well as health initiatives such as clean water and the eradication of polio worldwide.
Are you looking to have a positive impact on your community… and have fun doing it? The Rotary Club of Burnaby Metrotown is a dynamic group of Rotary volunteers supporting both the local and global community—and having fun.