THE TORONTO COMMANDERY HOSPICE
 
The Rotary Club of Toronto-Leaside has agreed to adopt
The Toronto Commandery Hospice as a long-term focus
 
The club will:
  • Promote public awareness of hospice care to our community
  • Raise funds for the Toronto Commandery Hospice Capital Campaign
  • Promote awareness of hospice care to other Rotarians in Toronto and to encourage their support for the hospice
 
 
 
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Rotary club is always interested in new members of good character who would round out our list of different professions or businesses. You could become a valuable member and make a contribution to our organization and our community. Membership is by invitation.

Benefits of membership

There are many reasons to join a local Rotary club:

Networking

An original goal of Rotary was to allow club members to meet periodically and enlarge their circle of business and professional acquaintances. As members of the oldest service club in the world, Rotarians represent a cross-section of their community’s business owners, executives, managers, political leaders, and professionals – people who make decisions and influence policy.

Service

Club members have many opportunities for humanitarian service, both locally and internationally. Service programs address concerns such as health care, hunger, poverty, illiteracy, and the environment. Rotarians regularly experience the fulfillment that comes from giving back to the community.

Friendship

Rotary was founded on fellowship, a cornerstone that continues to attract members today. Rotarians enjoy camaraderie with like-minded professionals, and club projects provide opportunities to develop enduring friendships. Club members who travel have friendly contacts in almost every city of the world.

Family

Rotary sponsors some of the world’s largest exchange and educational programs. Rotary clubs provide innovative training opportunities and mentoring for young leaders, and they involve family members in a wide range of social and service activities.

Ethics

Encouraging high ethical standards and respect for all worthy vocations has been a hallmark of Rotary from its earliest days. In their business and professional lives, Rotarians abide by The Four-Way Test:
Of the things we think, say or do

Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOODWILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?

Leadership

Rotary is an organization of successful professionals. Team-building, fundraising, public speaking, planning, organization, and communication are just some of the leadership skills that club members can exercise and enhance. Being a Rotary leader provides further experience in motivating, inspiring, and guiding others.

 
OUR VISION
Our Vision is to continually be a high profile, dynamic service organization within the Leaside area actively involved in worthwhile community and international projects, which make a difference in the lives of all involved.
 
What is Rotary?
In 1905, the efforts of a young lawyer to create a small and friendly world inside a huge and indifferent city, led to his discovery that there are many others in need of friendship. Paul Harris, a Chicago lawyer, and three friends banded together and called themselves the Rotary Club of Chicago. The name came from their practice of rotating meetings in the members' places of business and their object was to "encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise."
Rotary is the largest service club in the world and one of the largest non-governmental organizations in existence. It is important that the public know that there are no administrative costs attached to funds raised by local Rotary clubs. Every dollar raised goes directly to the source charity.
Most Rotarians contribute to the Rotary International Foundation. An impressive 91% of funds received are spent on programs and the foundation has received the highest level 4-star rating from Charity Navigator.
In 1911, the first Canadian Rotary Club and also the first international club was founded in Winnipeg. The Leaside club know as the Toronto-Leaside Rotary Club was chartered in April, 1940. Today, Rotary is a global network of over 35,000 clubs with 1.2 million members who are neighbours, friends, leaders and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad.
 
 
 
OUR MISSION
To support and comply with the principles of Rotary International and accomplish the Object of Rotary.
 
We want to be recognized as being the premier community service club in the Leaside area; be known as the "go to" club to make things happen. We will demonstrate leadership in the community by supporting and encouraging community projects. We are involved in local, regional and global initiatives to help others.
 
 
 
About Our Club

Welcome to our Club!

Toronto Leaside

Service Above Self

We meet Mondays at 12:30 PM
Longo's Grocery Store
93 Laird Dr.,
2nd Floor Restaurant
Toronto, ON  M4G 3V1
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Although each Rotary club develops autonomous service programs, all Rotarians worldwide are united in a campaign for the global eradication of polio. PolioPlus, the most ambitious program in Rotary's history, is the volunteer arm of the global partnership dedicated to eradicating polio. Since 1985, Rotary has led the private sector in the global effort to rid the world of this crippling disease. Today, PolioPlus and its role in the initiative is recognized worldwide as a model of public-private cooperation in pursuit of a humanitarian goal.  In 1985 there were 350,000 cases of polio in 125 endemic countries.  Today that number has decreased to less than 20 cases in 2 endemic countries.
 
 
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