Speaker Date Topic
Todd Whyte & Ysabel Contreras Sep 25, 2018
Parks Master Plan

Todd is the new Parks Supervision, although he has been with the department for years and doing good work. Todd will be accompanied by Ysabel and they will review highlights from the parks master plan, which was completed earlier this year.

Jean Jacobsen (plus the Student of the Month) Oct 02, 2018
Telling Rotary's Story

Jean will be doing her official Assistant Governor's visit and giving Rotary's message on Public Image. We will also have the first Student of the Month presentation for the 2018-2019 school year.

Cal Meiklejohn Oct 09, 2018
The Meiklejohns and Penticton's architecture!

Cal will talk about the Meiklejohn's two generation local architecture firm, it's early and recent impact on Penticton's buildings, and the evolution to the firm's current status in the Okanagan.

Rotary International Exchange Student Monica Oct 16, 2018
My home on the Canary Islands

Monica is our international student from Spain and the Canary Islands. She is spending a year in Penticton, attending Pen High and staying with Rotary Host Families. She will talk about her home and family.

Local Hero Oct 23, 2018
Presentation to and talk by a selected local hero!

Over the past two years, the club has selected several local hero to honour with a Paul Harris Award. On September 25th we will have a new hero to introduce and we'll also ask the "hero" to be our guest speaker.

Helen Jackman Oct 30, 2018
(Code)anagan - Tech skills development for disadvantaged youth!

Helen Jackman is the ED for the United Way of the South & Central Okanagan. The United Way is working with UBC's Geering Up program, the Boys & Girls Club, and Accelerate Okanagan to help underprivileged kids gain access to skills in the fast growing technology sector. Helen will outline this new initiative called Codeanagan.

Lloyd Higgs (plus the Student of the Month) Nov 06, 2018
Rotary Foundation

Lloyd will talk about the Rotary Foundation and the good work it does. We will also have October's Student of the Month presentation.

MP Richard Cannings Nov 13, 2018
Critic for Natural Resources

Richard is our Member of Parliament and the NDP Critic for Natural Resources. Asked him to talk about his role as Critic and important issues.

Jorg & Anette Engel Nov 27, 2018
Maple Leaf Spirits

Jorg & Anette created and own Maple Leaf Spirits Inc located on Naramata Road. They will review the history of the property, the challenges of starting the business, the distillery process, their product line, and why you shouild visit their tasting room. Maple Leaf Spirits will also be one of the sponsors of our Scotch Tasting Event.


Carey Bornn Dec 11, 2018
SOS Medical Foundation

Carey will give an update on the hospital tower construction and share some fun ideas on fundraising possibilities.