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Welcome to Hinton Rotary! Please visit www.facebook.com/hintonoktoberfest for info on our annual Oktoberfest fundraising party on September 29, 2018!

Hinton

Service Above Self

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
B.R.I.D.G.E.S
111 Government Road
PO Box 5076
Hinton, AB  T7V 1X3
Canada
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Home Page Stories
Tickets go on sale August 1st for Hinton Rotary's annual fundraising event, Hinton Oktoberfest!   Each ticket is $40, or you can buy a reserved table for 10 for $360.
Beer, Bites and Entertainment all for a great cause!
Each entrance ticket provides you with access to Hinton’s most authentic Oktoberfest party featuring live entertainment from BOOGIE PATROL. When you check in, you will receive a 16 oz commemorative glass stein to use for the evening, as well as one ticket for a plate of delicious Bavarian food. 
 
Come with cash! We will have a 50/50 drawing as well as amazing raffle prizes, with every dollar of profit going back into our community for things like:
 
- the Spray and Play Park
- Dolly Parton Imagination Library for Kids
- the Food Bank
- Containers for Clubs
--Hinton Movies
- ... and so many more!
 
Buy Tickets or a Table for you and 9 friends at the Wild Orchid or on EVENTBRITE.

Jean DiCostanzo, Youth Rotary Exchange Student Experiencing a Canadian Winter 

Hockey Game - OilKings Polio Plus FundraiserJean, Brian and Marc enjoying the Oil Kings Hockey game, a Polio Plus Fundraiser

 

CurlingJean and host father Dewly try out curling
Trapline
Successful day on the trapline north of Hinton, Alberta.

 

trapline
   
   
   
 
All Rotary Clubs in the World have an identifying Rotary Club Banner.  The banners are often exchanged with visiting Rotarians who may have brought a banner from their home club.

Ed Holtner travelled to Belgium on the Friendship Exchange. He brought banners from the Hinton Rotary club and presented them to the clubs that hosted him.  In turn they presented him with their banner. Ed was fortunate to visit four clubs in Belgium: 
        Gent Prinsenhof (Ghent)
        Ieper (Ypres)
        Duiksmude-Westkust (De Panne)
        Oostende (Ostend)
 
Jean DiCostanzo, Rotary Exchange student swaps banners Tim McLelland, President, Hinton Rotary Club.
 

 
Thank you, Cyara Dodge for your contribution of $US1000 to The Rotary Foundation, Rotary’s own charity and, therefore, every Rotarian’s own charity.  Congratulations on becoming a Paul Harris Fellow, there are now over one million Paul Harris Fellows worldwide.
 
 
Every Rotarian should strive to be a Paul Harris Fellow because for each PHF named, we know that US$1000 has been given to The Rotary Foundation. Similarly, for each sapphire or ruby added to a Rotarian’s PHF pin, an additional US$1000 has been given to The Rotary Foundation. We should celebrate each of these milestones (and gem stones) for what they represent. That is, a gift to The Rotary Foundation and an opportunity to do even more good in the world through the Foundation.
 
 
 
 
On Wednesday, June 8th at 9 am at the Hinton Rec Center: 
 
RBC employees thru their RBC DAY of SERVICE REWARD program led by Erik Benson presented $1,000 to both the Resident Care Foundation (represented by Lynda Johnson and Elaine Koch) and Hinton Food Bank (represented by Bernie Kreiner)  The Resident Care Foundation`s mission is:  Providing increased quality of life for seniors in the Hinton area. and the Hinton Food Bank`s mission is  We are stewards in the collection and purchase of food for distribution to people in need in our Hinton community. 
 
The Hinton Rotary Club represented by President Brian Laberge presented $1, 147.50 cheques to both the Resident Care Foundation and Hinton Food Bank from net proceeds of the Dale and Linda Currie Farewell event at the legion.  The Rotary Club thanks the Hinton Legion and RBC for assisting with this very successful event.
 
 
From Erik at RBC Hinton:  The RBC Day of Service Reward supports and recognizes teams of employees who respond to a one-time or short-term community need on their own time. Employees in groups of 3 or more, commit a minimum of 3 hours to a project or event for a charity of their choice. In 2015 Hinton RBC completed 5 events and donated $5,000. In 2016 we have completed 7 events, have 3 more to do, and will have donated a total of $10,000. Every single employee from the branch has volunteered their time to at least one event with most volunteering at several.
 
A celebration and appreciation of the Hinton Food Bank’s volunteers was held at the Annual General Meeting; coinciding with National Volunteer Week.
 
Rotary International and ShelterBox are project partners. Global support from the Rotary network is the cornerstone that ShelterBox is built on.
Rotary’s project partnership agreement with ShelterBox enables both of us to collaborate more closely to bring relief and temporary shelter to survivors of disasters worldwide. The project partnership builds on both of our strengths in responding to disasters all over the world. 
 
The fundraising efforts by Rotarians make up a significant proportion of donations received by ShelterBox. Alongside this, Rotary Clubs provide invaluable logistical support to our field operations.
 
 
District Representatives for Shelter Box....far right, our Rotary Hinton member Bernie Kreiner
Rotary Convention in Dawson Creek with Keynote Speaker, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield
 
 
 
 
Roberta Holtner, Ed Holtner and Bernie Kreiner meet Chris Hadfield
Rotary Hinton hosted the fall orientation for our District's incoming students from around the world; along with their councellors, District Team and youth rebounds.  This is the first of a three year commitment for the club.  Inbound students were billeted by club and community members. Great fun was had by all.  Thank you team for a job well done.  (See photo album.)
 
 
Rocky Morin
Quietly and steadfastly contributed to our community countless volunteer hours, over many years, on many projects.
Hinton Rotary honored Rocky with the Citizen of the Year Award at our annual celebration in June 2015.  Rocky Morin passed away September 27, 2015
 
The following is a link to a video interview with Rocky.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4LLnlOpEFk&feature=youtu.be
 
Photo:  (Left to Right)  President Brian LeBarge with Rocky Morin
 
Welcome, new members:  Ahmed Hamour and Trevor Bamsey
 
 
 
 
Left to right: Cyara Dodge, Ahmed Hamour, President Brian LeBarge, Trevor Bamsey and Past President Bernie Kreiner
 
Dolly Parton, superstar songwriter, singer and actor, is also the founder of a nationwide virtual library: the Imagination Library
 
Dolly Parton Imagination Library provides participating children from birth to 5 years old, with one free book every month.  The books for each age are chosen by the Dolly Parton Imagination Library’s Book Committee with emphasis placed on imagination and inspiration.  Rotary Hinton has teamed with the Hinton Municipal Library to bring this literacy program to  the children of our area.  In Hinton the program began in June 2015 and has already exceeded the estimated response.
September 2, 2015: we were honoured by a visit from District Governor Tim Schilds and wife Sally.  They met with the club executive and other members prior to our regular meeting and also toured local Rotary projects.   You may follow the Governor's travels around our district and learn about the projects of other clubs by checking their blog at the following link: http://governorstravels.wordpress.com/
 
Filip, Rotary Youth Exchange student from Poland, presented a farewell to Rotary Hinton; with heartfelt descriptions of his experiences. 
Rotary Hinton, hosted a Rotary Friendship Exchange from Turkey, their last stop in a whirlwind visit of our Rotary District.  Despite being tired, they participated in: our annual year end BBQ, a trip to Cadomin, the Cardinal Divide and some down time with their hosts.  They are a wonderful example of the bond of Rotarians from around the world.  For more photos visit the photo album on this website.
 
Filip, our Rotary Youth Exchange Student from Poland, and Rotarian Ed Holtner, traveled by road to and from Prince Rupert. 
April 30, 2015  Trades Discovery Day in Hinton:  Rotary Club members,  Dorothy Hitola, Bernie Kreiner, and Erik Benson provided information about Rotary and Rotary programs.  They were assisted by former Hinton Rotary Youth Exchange students,  Maggie Smit (Austria) and Haley Wray (Brazil).  Fellow club member, Rene LaBoucane, stopped by for a visit.
 
The container project is complete and occupied with items belonging to some of our community's not-for-profit groups,  Thank you to members of our club for their hard work and diligence.
 
 
Home Page Stories
Tickets go on sale August 1st for Hinton Rotary's annual fundraising event, Hinton Oktoberfest!   Each ticket is $40, or you can buy a reserved table for 10 for $360.
Beer, Bites and Entertainment all for a great cause!
Each entrance ticket provides you with access to Hinton’s most authentic Oktoberfest party featuring live entertainment from BOOGIE PATROL. When you check in, you will receive a 16 oz commemorative glass stein to use for the evening, as well as one ticket for a plate of delicious Bavarian food. 
 
Come with cash! We will have a 50/50 drawing as well as amazing raffle prizes, with every dollar of profit going back into our community for things like:
 
- the Spray and Play Park
- Dolly Parton Imagination Library for Kids
- the Food Bank
- Containers for Clubs
--Hinton Movies
- ... and so many more!
 
Buy Tickets or a Table for you and 9 friends at the Wild Orchid or on EVENTBRITE.

Jean DiCostanzo, Youth Rotary Exchange Student Experiencing a Canadian Winter 

Hockey Game - OilKings Polio Plus FundraiserJean, Brian and Marc enjoying the Oil Kings Hockey game, a Polio Plus Fundraiser

 

CurlingJean and host father Dewly try out curling
Trapline
Successful day on the trapline north of Hinton, Alberta.

 

trapline
   
   
   
 
All Rotary Clubs in the World have an identifying Rotary Club Banner.  The banners are often exchanged with visiting Rotarians who may have brought a banner from their home club.

Ed Holtner travelled to Belgium on the Friendship Exchange. He brought banners from the Hinton Rotary club and presented them to the clubs that hosted him.  In turn they presented him with their banner. Ed was fortunate to visit four clubs in Belgium: 
        Gent Prinsenhof (Ghent)
        Ieper (Ypres)
        Duiksmude-Westkust (De Panne)
        Oostende (Ostend)
 
Jean DiCostanzo, Rotary Exchange student swaps banners Tim McLelland, President, Hinton Rotary Club.
 

 
Thank you, Cyara Dodge for your contribution of $US1000 to The Rotary Foundation, Rotary’s own charity and, therefore, every Rotarian’s own charity.  Congratulations on becoming a Paul Harris Fellow, there are now over one million Paul Harris Fellows worldwide.
 
 
Every Rotarian should strive to be a Paul Harris Fellow because for each PHF named, we know that US$1000 has been given to The Rotary Foundation. Similarly, for each sapphire or ruby added to a Rotarian’s PHF pin, an additional US$1000 has been given to The Rotary Foundation. We should celebrate each of these milestones (and gem stones) for what they represent. That is, a gift to The Rotary Foundation and an opportunity to do even more good in the world through the Foundation.
 
 
 
 
On Wednesday, June 8th at 9 am at the Hinton Rec Center: 
 
RBC employees thru their RBC DAY of SERVICE REWARD program led by Erik Benson presented $1,000 to both the Resident Care Foundation (represented by Lynda Johnson and Elaine Koch) and Hinton Food Bank (represented by Bernie Kreiner)  The Resident Care Foundation`s mission is:  Providing increased quality of life for seniors in the Hinton area. and the Hinton Food Bank`s mission is  We are stewards in the collection and purchase of food for distribution to people in need in our Hinton community. 
 
The Hinton Rotary Club represented by President Brian Laberge presented $1, 147.50 cheques to both the Resident Care Foundation and Hinton Food Bank from net proceeds of the Dale and Linda Currie Farewell event at the legion.  The Rotary Club thanks the Hinton Legion and RBC for assisting with this very successful event.
 
 
From Erik at RBC Hinton:  The RBC Day of Service Reward supports and recognizes teams of employees who respond to a one-time or short-term community need on their own time. Employees in groups of 3 or more, commit a minimum of 3 hours to a project or event for a charity of their choice. In 2015 Hinton RBC completed 5 events and donated $5,000. In 2016 we have completed 7 events, have 3 more to do, and will have donated a total of $10,000. Every single employee from the branch has volunteered their time to at least one event with most volunteering at several.
 
A celebration and appreciation of the Hinton Food Bank’s volunteers was held at the Annual General Meeting; coinciding with National Volunteer Week.
 
Rotary International and ShelterBox are project partners. Global support from the Rotary network is the cornerstone that ShelterBox is built on.
Rotary’s project partnership agreement with ShelterBox enables both of us to collaborate more closely to bring relief and temporary shelter to survivors of disasters worldwide. The project partnership builds on both of our strengths in responding to disasters all over the world. 
 
The fundraising efforts by Rotarians make up a significant proportion of donations received by ShelterBox. Alongside this, Rotary Clubs provide invaluable logistical support to our field operations.
 
 
District Representatives for Shelter Box....far right, our Rotary Hinton member Bernie Kreiner
Rotary Convention in Dawson Creek with Keynote Speaker, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield
 
 
 
 
Roberta Holtner, Ed Holtner and Bernie Kreiner meet Chris Hadfield
Rotary Hinton hosted the fall orientation for our District's incoming students from around the world; along with their councellors, District Team and youth rebounds.  This is the first of a three year commitment for the club.  Inbound students were billeted by club and community members. Great fun was had by all.  Thank you team for a job well done.  (See photo album.)
 
 
Rocky Morin
Quietly and steadfastly contributed to our community countless volunteer hours, over many years, on many projects.
Hinton Rotary honored Rocky with the Citizen of the Year Award at our annual celebration in June 2015.  Rocky Morin passed away September 27, 2015
 
The following is a link to a video interview with Rocky.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4LLnlOpEFk&feature=youtu.be
 
Photo:  (Left to Right)  President Brian LeBarge with Rocky Morin
 
Welcome, new members:  Ahmed Hamour and Trevor Bamsey
 
 
 
 
Left to right: Cyara Dodge, Ahmed Hamour, President Brian LeBarge, Trevor Bamsey and Past President Bernie Kreiner
 
Dolly Parton, superstar songwriter, singer and actor, is also the founder of a nationwide virtual library: the Imagination Library
 
Dolly Parton Imagination Library provides participating children from birth to 5 years old, with one free book every month.  The books for each age are chosen by the Dolly Parton Imagination Library’s Book Committee with emphasis placed on imagination and inspiration.  Rotary Hinton has teamed with the Hinton Municipal Library to bring this literacy program to  the children of our area.  In Hinton the program began in June 2015 and has already exceeded the estimated response.
September 2, 2015: we were honoured by a visit from District Governor Tim Schilds and wife Sally.  They met with the club executive and other members prior to our regular meeting and also toured local Rotary projects.   You may follow the Governor's travels around our district and learn about the projects of other clubs by checking their blog at the following link: http://governorstravels.wordpress.com/
 
Filip, Rotary Youth Exchange student from Poland, presented a farewell to Rotary Hinton; with heartfelt descriptions of his experiences. 
Rotary Hinton, hosted a Rotary Friendship Exchange from Turkey, their last stop in a whirlwind visit of our Rotary District.  Despite being tired, they participated in: our annual year end BBQ, a trip to Cadomin, the Cardinal Divide and some down time with their hosts.  They are a wonderful example of the bond of Rotarians from around the world.  For more photos visit the photo album on this website.
 
Filip, our Rotary Youth Exchange Student from Poland, and Rotarian Ed Holtner, traveled by road to and from Prince Rupert. 
April 30, 2015  Trades Discovery Day in Hinton:  Rotary Club members,  Dorothy Hitola, Bernie Kreiner, and Erik Benson provided information about Rotary and Rotary programs.  They were assisted by former Hinton Rotary Youth Exchange students,  Maggie Smit (Austria) and Haley Wray (Brazil).  Fellow club member, Rene LaBoucane, stopped by for a visit.
 
The container project is complete and occupied with items belonging to some of our community's not-for-profit groups,  Thank you to members of our club for their hard work and diligence.
 
 
Home Page Stories
Tickets go on sale August 1st for Hinton Rotary's annual fundraising event, Hinton Oktoberfest!   Each ticket is $40, or you can buy a reserved table for 10 for $360.
Beer, Bites and Entertainment all for a great cause!
Each entrance ticket provides you with access to Hinton’s most authentic Oktoberfest party featuring live entertainment from BOOGIE PATROL. When you check in, you will receive a 16 oz commemorative glass stein to use for the evening, as well as one ticket for a plate of delicious Bavarian food. 
 
Come with cash! We will have a 50/50 drawing as well as amazing raffle prizes, with every dollar of profit going back into our community for things like:
 
- the Spray and Play Park
- Dolly Parton Imagination Library for Kids
- the Food Bank
- Containers for Clubs
--Hinton Movies
- ... and so many more!
 
Buy Tickets or a Table for you and 9 friends at the Wild Orchid or on EVENTBRITE.

Jean DiCostanzo, Youth Rotary Exchange Student Experiencing a Canadian Winter 

Hockey Game - OilKings Polio Plus FundraiserJean, Brian and Marc enjoying the Oil Kings Hockey game, a Polio Plus Fundraiser

 

CurlingJean and host father Dewly try out curling
Trapline
Successful day on the trapline north of Hinton, Alberta.

 

trapline
   
   
   
 
All Rotary Clubs in the World have an identifying Rotary Club Banner.  The banners are often exchanged with visiting Rotarians who may have brought a banner from their home club.

Ed Holtner travelled to Belgium on the Friendship Exchange. He brought banners from the Hinton Rotary club and presented them to the clubs that hosted him.  In turn they presented him with their banner. Ed was fortunate to visit four clubs in Belgium: 
        Gent Prinsenhof (Ghent)
        Ieper (Ypres)
        Duiksmude-Westkust (De Panne)
        Oostende (Ostend)
 
Jean DiCostanzo, Rotary Exchange student swaps banners Tim McLelland, President, Hinton Rotary Club.
 

 
Thank you, Cyara Dodge for your contribution of $US1000 to The Rotary Foundation, Rotary’s own charity and, therefore, every Rotarian’s own charity.  Congratulations on becoming a Paul Harris Fellow, there are now over one million Paul Harris Fellows worldwide.
 
 
Every Rotarian should strive to be a Paul Harris Fellow because for each PHF named, we know that US$1000 has been given to The Rotary Foundation. Similarly, for each sapphire or ruby added to a Rotarian’s PHF pin, an additional US$1000 has been given to The Rotary Foundation. We should celebrate each of these milestones (and gem stones) for what they represent. That is, a gift to The Rotary Foundation and an opportunity to do even more good in the world through the Foundation.
 
 
 
 
On Wednesday, June 8th at 9 am at the Hinton Rec Center: 
 
RBC employees thru their RBC DAY of SERVICE REWARD program led by Erik Benson presented $1,000 to both the Resident Care Foundation (represented by Lynda Johnson and Elaine Koch) and Hinton Food Bank (represented by Bernie Kreiner)  The Resident Care Foundation`s mission is:  Providing increased quality of life for seniors in the Hinton area. and the Hinton Food Bank`s mission is  We are stewards in the collection and purchase of food for distribution to people in need in our Hinton community. 
 
The Hinton Rotary Club represented by President Brian Laberge presented $1, 147.50 cheques to both the Resident Care Foundation and Hinton Food Bank from net proceeds of the Dale and Linda Currie Farewell event at the legion.  The Rotary Club thanks the Hinton Legion and RBC for assisting with this very successful event.
 
 
From Erik at RBC Hinton:  The RBC Day of Service Reward supports and recognizes teams of employees who respond to a one-time or short-term community need on their own time. Employees in groups of 3 or more, commit a minimum of 3 hours to a project or event for a charity of their choice. In 2015 Hinton RBC completed 5 events and donated $5,000. In 2016 we have completed 7 events, have 3 more to do, and will have donated a total of $10,000. Every single employee from the branch has volunteered their time to at least one event with most volunteering at several.
 
A celebration and appreciation of the Hinton Food Bank’s volunteers was held at the Annual General Meeting; coinciding with National Volunteer Week.
 
Rotary International and ShelterBox are project partners. Global support from the Rotary network is the cornerstone that ShelterBox is built on.
Rotary’s project partnership agreement with ShelterBox enables both of us to collaborate more closely to bring relief and temporary shelter to survivors of disasters worldwide. The project partnership builds on both of our strengths in responding to disasters all over the world. 
 
The fundraising efforts by Rotarians make up a significant proportion of donations received by ShelterBox. Alongside this, Rotary Clubs provide invaluable logistical support to our field operations.
 
 
District Representatives for Shelter Box....far right, our Rotary Hinton member Bernie Kreiner
Rotary Convention in Dawson Creek with Keynote Speaker, Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield
 
 
 
 
Roberta Holtner, Ed Holtner and Bernie Kreiner meet Chris Hadfield
Rotary Hinton hosted the fall orientation for our District's incoming students from around the world; along with their councellors, District Team and youth rebounds.  This is the first of a three year commitment for the club.  Inbound students were billeted by club and community members. Great fun was had by all.  Thank you team for a job well done.  (See photo album.)
 
 
Rocky Morin
Quietly and steadfastly contributed to our community countless volunteer hours, over many years, on many projects.
Hinton Rotary honored Rocky with the Citizen of the Year Award at our annual celebration in June 2015.  Rocky Morin passed away September 27, 2015
 
The following is a link to a video interview with Rocky.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K4LLnlOpEFk&feature=youtu.be
 
Photo:  (Left to Right)  President Brian LeBarge with Rocky Morin
 
Welcome, new members:  Ahmed Hamour and Trevor Bamsey
 
 
 
 
Left to right: Cyara Dodge, Ahmed Hamour, President Brian LeBarge, Trevor Bamsey and Past President Bernie Kreiner
 
Dolly Parton, superstar songwriter, singer and actor, is also the founder of a nationwide virtual library: the Imagination Library
 
Dolly Parton Imagination Library provides participating children from birth to 5 years old, with one free book every month.  The books for each age are chosen by the Dolly Parton Imagination Library’s Book Committee with emphasis placed on imagination and inspiration.  Rotary Hinton has teamed with the Hinton Municipal Library to bring this literacy program to  the children of our area.  In Hinton the program began in June 2015 and has already exceeded the estimated response.
September 2, 2015: we were honoured by a visit from District Governor Tim Schilds and wife Sally.  They met with the club executive and other members prior to our regular meeting and also toured local Rotary projects.   You may follow the Governor's travels around our district and learn about the projects of other clubs by checking their blog at the following link: http://governorstravels.wordpress.com/
 
Filip, Rotary Youth Exchange student from Poland, presented a farewell to Rotary Hinton; with heartfelt descriptions of his experiences. 
Rotary Hinton, hosted a Rotary Friendship Exchange from Turkey, their last stop in a whirlwind visit of our Rotary District.  Despite being tired, they participated in: our annual year end BBQ, a trip to Cadomin, the Cardinal Divide and some down time with their hosts.  They are a wonderful example of the bond of Rotarians from around the world.  For more photos visit the photo album on this website.
 
Filip, our Rotary Youth Exchange Student from Poland, and Rotarian Ed Holtner, traveled by road to and from Prince Rupert. 
April 30, 2015  Trades Discovery Day in Hinton:  Rotary Club members,  Dorothy Hitola, Bernie Kreiner, and Erik Benson provided information about Rotary and Rotary programs.  They were assisted by former Hinton Rotary Youth Exchange students,  Maggie Smit (Austria) and Haley Wray (Brazil).  Fellow club member, Rene LaBoucane, stopped by for a visit.
 
The container project is complete and occupied with items belonging to some of our community's not-for-profit groups,  Thank you to members of our club for their hard work and diligence.
 
 
 
 
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