Greg Ehman

Rotary Club of Golden hosts evening meeting

The Golden and District Rotary Club is changing up their meetings, and inviting the community to come join them.

The Golden and District Rotary Club is changing up their meetings, and inviting the community to come join them.

“We’re going to move the first meeting of every month to an evening meeting. The goal is to get people who have an interest in the club, but can’t make lunch meetings,” said Greg Ehman, president of the Golden Rotary.

The Rotary usually meets every Thursday afternoon for lunch. The first evening meeting will be on Thursday Dec. 6.

“This is an opportunity for them to get out and make it more of a social thing. It’s going to be at the Fire Pit, and we’ve got some great speakers lined up. They’ll be talking about their experience with Rotary, and on exchanges.”

The Rotary Club spearheads and contributes to various community projects. Right now they have an exchange student from France, are discussing how to expand the Rotary Trails, and have just met with the Ministry of Environment about some Confluence Park upgrades.

“Now we have a really clear view of what is possible. So ideally there are going to be some improvements at the Confluence Park,” said Ehman.

Their biggest project moving forward, however, will be helping with the early childhood care facility in Golden.

“We’re completely behind the early childcare project. We’ve just agreed to come on board with that so we’re going to be a big partner,” said Ehman.

“The Early Childhood Care Initiative is going to be our premier community project for a while.”

Anyone interested in learning about these projects, or what the Rotary is all about, is invited to come out to the Thursday meeting. Typically you need an invitation from a Rotary member to attend, but this club is welcoming everyone.

“We’re fairly open with invitations. If people have an interest we welcome them all the time,” said Ehman.

“It’s not a high-pressure sales thing. Just come in, see what we’re about. And if you’re interested we can talk some more.”

The meeting is taking place at the Fire Pit BBQ Smokehouse at 6 p.m. Cocktails are at 5:30 p.m. Dinner is $15.


Just Posted

Sam Weber set to play Bacchus Books April 29

Sam Weber is rolling back through Golden, and it is time to… Continue reading

Parents and caregivers in Golden can become an ‘askable adult’ for sexual health

When you were young, did you feel comfortable asking the big questions… Continue reading

Some of Golden’s top stories in a Mountain Minute

Your Mountain Minute for April 18

TSB makes two safety advisories in probe of fatal train derailment near Field

The train derailment killed three crew members on board

There are many ways to be a sustainable consumer in Golden

Many people are coming up with ways to connect businesses and consumers… Continue reading

VIDEO: Driver in bizarre hit-and-run at B.C. car dealership turns herself in

Police believe alcohol was a factor in incident causing estimated $15,000 in damages

‘B.C. cannot wait for action’: Top doctor urges province to decriminalize illicit drugs

Dr. Bonnie Henry says current approach in ‘war on drugs’ has criminalized and stigmatized drug users

B.C. woman, 76, challenges alcohol-screening laws after failing to give breath sample

Norma McLeod was unable to provide a sample because of her medical conditions

New report on 2017 wildfires calls for better coordination with B.C. First Nations

Tsilhqot’in National Government documents 2017 disaster and lists 33 calls to action

B.C. youth coach banned amid sexual harassment, bullying scandal: Water Polo Canada

Justin Mitchell can’t take part in Water Polo Canada events or clubs

Wilson-Raybould: Feds want to just ‘manage the problem’ of Indigenous Peoples

Former federal justice minister speaks at First Nations Justice Council meeting in B.C.

Boating incident claims life on East Kootenay lake

A young man has died after a canoe overturned in Moyie Lake early Tuesday morning

Female real estate agents warned of suspicious man in Metro Vancouver

The man requests to see homes alone with the female agent, police say

Can you put your phone down for Mother’s Day?

#DiningMode campaign encourages people to leave the phone alone while eating

Most Read