The Alex 

Joy Bowen-Eyre CEO of "THE ALEX" Speaks to the members and guests of the Rotary Club of Calgary Millennium

The Alex CEO, Joy Bowen-Eyre Speaks to the Millennium Club - Established in 1973 The Alex has provided comprehensive care to vulnerable Calgarians. With clinical and social components included in almost all of the programs offered by The Alex, the dedicated team serves a community with complex health needs, often the result of issues such as poverty, trauma, homelessness, or addiction. 

The Alex Gordon Forsyth 2020-02-12 07:00:00Z 0

Calgary Health Trust 

Cindy Ngo of the Calgary Health Trust receives 
donation from Millennium on behalf of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Foothills  
Calgary Health Trust Gordon Forsyth 2020-02-12 07:00:00Z 0
Speaker Series Presents ATB's Todd Hirsch Gordon Forsyth 2020-01-29 07:00:00Z 0
ATB Economist Todd Hirsch Gordon Forsyth 2019-12-17 07:00:00Z 0

Bread Beyond Borders 

Millennium Member, Charlene Bearden & Leonora Pagaling give a report on the recent Team Millennium visit to the Philippines on behalf of Bread Beyond Borders.
The Team consisted of Charlene and Leonora as well as Dorothy Kincaid and  Wilner Pagaling. The team report was comprehensive and very informative and detailed 
that there is a great need for Rotary support and working with local Rotarians in the Philippines.  
Bread Beyond Borders Gordon Forsyth 2019-12-14 07:00:00Z 0

Calgary Health Trust targets $60MM for NICU   

Cindy Ngo of the Calgary Health Trust spoke to the Millennium members at the clubs regular Wednesday meeting at the Winston Golf and CC. The Calgary Health Trust has set a goal to raise $60 Million in the next 1-2 years in order to enhance and upgrade the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Foothills and South Campus Hospitals and is looking for assistance from Rotary. Funds will be matched if donated by Dec 31 2019 and will assist with upgraded premises and equipment and add need beds to the units. 1 in 8 newborns in Southern Alberta require the special care provided by at the NICU. 
Calgary Health Trust targets $60MM for NICU Gordon Forsyth 2019-11-27 07:00:00Z 0

DG Christine Rendell Visits Millennium 

DG Christine Rendell visited with Millennium BOD and members Nov 20 2019, presenting her message to all members to be involved and be fully active and committed to the club and Rotary as a whole.
DG Christine Rendell Visits Millennium Melanie Todd 2019-11-20 07:00:00Z 0

Assistant DG Recognizes Millennium 

AG John Fortunka, presents Dale Shurvell (Rotary Club of Calgary Millennium Foundation Chair) with a banner recognizing the club for achieving the goal of "$100 Every year, Every member" donation to the Rotary Foundation.
Assistant DG Recognizes Millennium Dale Shurvell 2019-11-20 07:00:00Z 0

DG Recognizes Millennium 

Rotary is built on connections and local clubs provide ways to connect to our communities, to network professionally and to build strong and lasting relationships. Every year, Rotary International identifies 16 key performance goals that support clubs in strengthening Rotary as a whole.  Goals include increasing club membership, developing sustainable service projects, giving to The Rotary Foundation, and building awareness of Rotary in our community. For the past two years our club has achieved these goals and we are pleased to be officially presented with the 2017-18 International President’s Citation for achieving these goals from our District Governor during her annual club visit. Receiving the award on behalf of the Millennium members is Past President, Dr.Tamara McCarron,
DG Recognizes Millennium Gordon Forsyth 2019-11-20 07:00:00Z 0

Philippines Project 

Posted by Gordon Forsyth on Nov 06, 2019

Millennium Members are off to the Philippines

Four members of Calgary Millennium are off to La Union, Philippines on the club's first International Project in the Philippines. Leornora and Wilner Pagaling along with Dorothy Kincaid and Charlene Bearden will work with Community members and determine their wants and desires and where to focus the project.
Philippines Project Gordon Forsyth 2019-11-06 07:00:00Z 0

Halloween 2019 

Posted by Gordon Forsyth on Oct 30, 2019

Members and Guests enjoyed a Halloween Lunch at The Winston Golf & Country Club 

Pictured L-R
Heather Forsyth (Guest), Diane Glover, Kim Dominguez, Gordon Forsyth, Anila Lee Yuen, Dorothy Kincaid, 
Charlene Bearden, MelanieTodd (President), Jim Hickie, Dianne Robson 
Halloween 2019 Gordon Forsyth 2019-10-30 06:00:00Z 0

Assistant Governor - John Fortunka

September 25th was a busy meeting with lots of guests! Club member, Charlene, introduced our District's Assistant Governor, John Fortunka, who presented us with the new Rotary Banner for 2019 - 2020.
Our guest speakers were Jose Guillen and Tim McGowan, from Inn from the Cold. We enjoyed learning about this great organization and hearing about the ways in which we as a club can volunteer our time to assist in their service to the community. 
Assistant Governor - John Fortunka Melanie Todd 2019-10-10 06:00:00Z 0

Community Giving Day!

Posted on Jun 21, 2019
One of our favourite things is to give money to local organizations doing great work in our community! This week, during our last formal meeting of the Rotary year, we had the pleasure of presenting cheques to; Society for Treatment of Autism, YouQuest and The Centre for Newcomers!
Community Giving Day! Melanie Todd 2019-06-21 06:00:00Z 0

Preparing & Serving Lunch at The Alex!

Posted by Melanie Todd on Jun 14, 2019
On June 12th we had a great time volunteering at The Alex Community Food Centre! We had the pleasure of preparing food, serving meals to patrons, clearing plates and cleaning dishes. We were also able to partake in the meal we helped prepare-delicious! We all agreed that we'd enjoy volunteering again and would like to try serving a Monday night dinner.
Preparing & Serving Lunch at The Alex! Melanie Todd 2019-06-14 06:00:00Z 0

Rotary supporting Made by Momma

Posted by Kimberley Dominguez
GROUP COOKS AT ATCO BLUE FLAME KITCHEN:  December 13, 2018 @ 4:00pm
Made by Momma has a wonderful arrangement with the chefs at ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen, whereby they offer an afternoon or evening of cooking to stock the freezers at Made by Momma with healthy meals prepared by OUR group! This state of the art kitchen accommodates groups of between 12-24 people for a hands-on cooking experience. The event is a lot of fun, and includes the following:
1.       *A short welcoming reception attended by one of our board members who can say a few words about the work Made by Momma does in the community
2.       *A chef demonstration followed by hands on cooking experience.
3.       *A recipe booklet of the dishes prepared for the volunteers to take home.
4.       *A meal with wine/beer for the volunteers to enjoy after cooking,  prepared by the ATCO Blue Flame chefs.
What is the cost of a Group Cook?
There is a charge per person for this volunteering opportunity. The cost is $68.25 per person which covers the cost of using the ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen, purchasing the ingredients & food contains and finally, the cots of the meal/drinks for the participants.
RSVP: Limit of 24 people, first come basis. 
Rotary supporting Made by Momma   Kimberley Dominguez 2018-12-13 07:00:00Z 0

Speakers Series - 2026 BidCo

Great presentation today by Calgary Arts Development President & CEO, Patti Pon on the 2026 Calgary Olympic Bid.
Speakers Series - 2026 BidCo Kimberley Dominguez 2018-11-07 07:00:00Z 0

Meet our New Exchange Student

We'd like to extend a warm welcome to our new exchange student.  Enya arrived from Germany at the end of August and has now been placed with her first host family.  Enya loves the outdoors and horseback riding.  We're looking forward to getting to know her better.
Meet our New Exchange Student Kimberley Dominguez 2018-09-07 06:00:00Z 0

Thanks for a great year Tamara

2017/2018 was a great year for Rotary Millenium, due, in large part to Tamara's great leadership. Under Tamara, our group focus changed to community service and with that change we welcomed many new members to our club. Tamara brought much needed structure and process to how we run our club administration. She made these changes while still maintaining fun and dynamic meetings every week (although we all mourn the loss of desert!) The membership survey showed that we all really enjoy going to our meetings and that we actually seem to like each other's company. What more could a club ask for. So thank you Tamara and welcome on-board Wendy. We're looking forward to another great year.
Thanks for a great year Tamara Kimberley Dominguez 2018-09-06 06:00:00Z 0

Centre for Newcomers

The Centre for Newcomers is a key not-for-profit resource centre for Calgary’s immigrants and refugees of all nationalities to receive settlement and integration services and information.
Founded in 1988, the Centre provides training programs and collaborative support services to promote full integration, cultural diversity, community participation, and citizenship, for more than 10,000 newcomers each year.
At the Centre for Newcomers, you will find a full suite of cost-free services and programs:
English Language Program (LINC)
Settlement and Integration Services
Career Development and Job Search
Canadian Business Essentials for Accountants 
EthniCity Catering Work Experience
Youth Program
Volunteer Development
Multicultural Peer Mentorship for Professionals 
Our staff offer services in more than 25 languages, including French, Amharic, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Mandarin, Cantonese, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese and many others.
The next special events are October 24th with the National Arts Centre and November 9th for Women in Business.
If you know of any newcomers to Canada who could use a little help living in Calgary please tell them about the centre located at 999 36th Street NE.
For more information please visit
Michael Dowling thanked the speaker, Mr. Ayo Kayode, with a certificate from Operation Eyesight International, which documented our donation of assistance in the restoration of eyesight to a recipient suffering from a preventable blindness condition.
Centre for Newcomers 2017-10-18 06:00:00Z 0

Jibber Jabber

Posted by Dianne Robson
This is my friend Deb who helped us at the last casino because I was on my world tour.  She also helps us out at the food bank events whenever asked.  She is a regular volunteer for the downtown food bank facility.
Deb trained very hard for the Ride to End Cancer, including rabid fundraising, and biked both days.  
I cheered her on southbound and her family caught up with her at the start and finish line on both days.  
I think Deb has earned at least one slice of pie!
T'is the time of the season for piiiiiiiiiie!
Jibber Jabber Dianne Robson 2017-09-03 06:00:00Z 0


Posted by Dianne Robson
The reviews are in and this pie is the pie of the year.  
Despite the warm day the pastry was remarkable.  
The berry and apple filling was fresh and yummy.  
What more can one say?  
Congrats!  Kim, you are hired!
piedoc Dianne Robson 2017-09-01 06:00:00Z 0
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Posted by Dianne Robson on May 24, 2017
Tim Barnes founded the organization MoreThanAid to make a big difference in the lives of girls and women.  He described the work and success of his project in Malawi, Africa.  In one year he has helped 30 people/families improve their lives by using the skills they already have.  
Please visit and for more information.  
Tim feels confident there is a way to get the Rotary club involved in what we are up to.  Check out the attached l information to provide more specifics.  The PDF actually has the projects his organization is looking for help on.  
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BC and Alberta Guide Dogs Dianne Robson 2015-05-27 00:00:00Z 0
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Operation Eyesite Universal Dianne Robson 2015-03-18 00:00:00Z 0
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