Volunteer appreciation dinner – October 29th, 2018
Essex Rotary hosted a dinner for our volunteers. We had roast and veggies, and after dinner we handed out awards to all of the friends who helped us out over the past several years our volunteer events.
World Polio day – October 24th, 2018
For lunch the student council and interact club sold pizza to raise funds and to raise awareness of this horrible disease. In the evening several rotary members volunteered to be present at each of 4 of the pizza places in Essex, Ontario whom graciously offered to donate a portion of the pizza sales from the evening to our efforts to raise funds to eradicate polio.
Gosfield North Public School Evening for the Arts – June 6th, 2018
Essex Rotary again turned on the grills and prepared lots of food for the Evening for the Arts which was hosted at Gosfield North Public School
Huy Farms – Leamington June 4, 2018
On June 4th Essex rotary took a tour of the Huy Farms in Leamington, ON. It was a very eye opening event as we learned much about the green house process and about the care which is taken to growing tomatoes.
Windsor Area Street Rods, Inc – May 27, 2018
On a very sunny warm day Essex Rotary came out in full force to grill for the Windsor Area Street Rods, Inc. This event was a success and much fun was enjoyed by all. With many classic cars, great music and lots of food on the grills cooked up by Rotary club of Essex Rotarians. Many cold drinks were also enjoyed as well as this was a very warm day.
Essex, ON Christmas Parade –
This year’s parade preparation included stringing Red and White Christmas lights on our trailer. We had a great evening preparing the the parade and then had a nice evening the night of the parade driving downtown Essex with all of the other floats and bands passing out candy along the way. We even found time to stop for some coffee and hot chocolate.
World Polio Day – Oct 24, 2017
One day. One Focus: Ending Polio.
One of the very important Rotary projects is the eradication of polio by raising funds and delivering the vaccination where it is needed. Today we are extremely close to completely eliminating this horrible disease.
Rotary Club of Essex hosted an evening World Polio Day fundraiser on Tuesday, Oct. 24 at Essex United Church. The community was invited to come out for pizza and pasta and to learn about polio and how we are “this close” to ridding the world of this preventable disease. The event ran from 5:30-8 p.m.
Business Excellence Awards
Friday, October 13 at Essex United Church – Hosted by Essex Centre BIA & Rotary Club of Essex to honour several local businesses in Essex, Ontario
Meet the Teacher 2017
Wed., Sept. 20 – GNPS Meet the Teacher BBQ
Thu., Sept. 21- Essex Public School Meet the Teacher BBQ
Wed., Sept. 27 – Southwood School Meet the Teacher BBQ
Fri., Aug. 4 – Rotary Fish Fry for Hospice/Hogs for Hospice
Ghana Fish Fry co hosted with Essex club Windsor 1918
Fri., July 21 – Ghana Fish Fry with 1918
Essex Centre BIA 20th Annual Car show
Essex Rotary Tour and presentation at Hospice
July 5, 2017 – Rotary tour of Windsor & Essex County Hospice, Erie Shores Campus, Leamington, ON
Multiple Rotary clubs combined their fundraising efforts over four years to donate funds to help with the cost to construct this facility
Evening of the Arts/Strawberry Social
Metro – Home grown event
On August 11th, 2017 Metro hosted a homegrown concert and the Highland farm. Great food, beverages and music was presented by the Metro grocery to make this event a wonderful evening out.
Windsor Area Street Rods Car Show
District 6400 District Conference
Several of our members attended the peace conference which was hosted at University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan from March 31 – April 1, 2017.