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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:

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

Participant Survey

It’s very easy to make a donation to one of our 25 partner organizations. Click on a logo and you will be taken to their Donation page.
25 for 25 Archery Lessons in Support of Nanaimo Brain Injury Society!

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.

COVID-19 Update

Until further notice, our meetings will be held by Zoom on Wednesdays at 7am (join us anytime after 6:30am)

To obtain the Zoom link and password, please email our club secretary at:

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.

Weekly Wakeup

Here you’ll find a recap of our last meeting and what to expect at the next.

Weekly Wakeup

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Community Service


Community Service pertains to those activities which Rotarians undertake to improve the quality of life in their community.

Clubs sponsor such activities as community beautification, drug abuse prevention, aid to the elderly and leadership training for youth.

International Service


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.



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Our club is an action-oriented club whose contributions improve lives locally and in communities worldwide.

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