25 for 25 Finale
Congratulations to all participating organizations and registrants in Rotary Daybreak’s 25 for 25 Challenge! Whether you walked, ran, biked, danced or kayaked your way to complete the 25 km, everyone benefits!
We are thrilled to report that a cheque for $1200 was presented to each of the 25 participating organizations. As well, 25 $25 gift certificates from local restaurants were randomly drawn and awarded to registrants.
A shout out to our wonderful sponsors:
- Mayco Mix Concrete Products – Manager, Doug Lum
- Ken Hammer and Associates Realtor – Ken Hammer
- Mont and Walker Law Corporation – Rod Mont
- Rockmoor Wealth Management – Terry Gwilliam
- Mosaic IT – Ev Boegh
- Bastion Wealth Advisors Group – Mike Holyk
- Jamie Odgers Realty – Jamie Odgers.
Here’s some fun facts from the Challenge:
Total kms travelled from May 25 to June 25: 21,014.5 km
First to finish: Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society
Second to finish: Mid-Island Community Bands Society
Total number of people registered for Challenge: 298
Total number of people who joined mission: 187
Amount being donated to each organization: $1,200
Largest teams by initial registrations:
- Mid-Island Community Bands Society: 35
- Central Vancouver Island Multicultural Society: 20
- Nanaimo Brain Injury Society: 18
- Vancouver Island Symphony Society: 18
- Island Crisis Care Society: 15
- Nanaimo Community Kitchens Society: 15
- Nanaimo Youth Services Association: 15
Daybreak Rotarian Jeff Boegel shares his archery expertise with other Rotarians and their family and friends. It’s a bargain at $25 per person and Jeff is directing all money raised go towards the Nanaimo Brain Injury Society in the 25 for 25 Challenge.
Be Our Guest!
During non-COVID times, we meet for breakfast on Wednesdays at 7am at Nanaimo Golf Club [map]. Many members arrive at 6:30am for pre-meeting social time to catch up with friends.
Our weekly meetings feature a new speaker on topics of interest to Rotarians, our city, and general subjects. We strive to provide an excellent program to keep our members informed and enlightened on the world.
Here you’ll find a recap of our last meeting and what to expect at the next.
The purpose of International Service is to foster better international relations and to assist developing countries.
Presently we are working on projects in Guatemala in the villages around Lake Atitlan, and Sunyani Ghana with the Sunyani Elementary School and Korkors Medical Clinic.