2014 Sault Ste. Marie Easter Seals Ambassador
Billy Adam





The Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie supports Easter Seals Ontario by presenting the local Easter Seals Telethon, TD Canada Trust Change for Change in the Life of an Easter Seals Child and Snowarama. The club also offers bursaries to secondary and post-secondary schools, offers a student exchange program and group study exchange program, and organizes both the Rotary District Science Fair and the Sault Ste. Marie Sports Awards program.

The club's major events are:

  • ROTARYFEST, The Sault's Summer Festival, held annually the third weekend of July
  • An annual car draw associated with ROTARYFEST
  • The Station Mall Rotary Charity Golf Classic at Crimson Ridge
  • The Bell Celebrity Skate and Swim presented by Agero held annually in November
  • The Battle of the Sections held annually at a Soo Greyhounds hockey game
  • Easter Seals Ontario events:  Snowarama, TD Canada Trust Change for Change, and The Easter Seals Telethon
  • Rotary District Science Fair


Upcoming Events
November 22 - Rotary Santa Claus Parade, 6:00 pm on Queen St East
November 25 - Bell Celebrity Skate & Swim for Rotary Youth Projects Presented by Agero
                         6:00 - 9:00 pm at the Rhodes  

Announcements and Awards  

Support by the community of our SOLD OUT car draw enabled
the Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie to make $189,000 in donations!

Easter Seals Ontario - $55,000.00
Children’s Rehabilitation Centre Algoma - $40,000.00
Arts Council of Sault Ste. Marie and District - $20,000.00
Sault Area Hospital - $10,000.00
ARCH - $10,000.00
Soup Kitchen - $10,000.00
Youth Science Canada (District Science Fair) - $7500.00
YMCA - $5000.00
Canadian Bushplane Heritage Centre- $5000.00
Art Gallery of Algoma- $5000.00
Algoma Music Camp- $5000.00
Big Brothers/Big Sisters- $5000.00
Algoma University - $2000.00
Sault College - $2000.00
Superior Heights C & V - $1000.00
Superior Heights Community Education- $1000.00
Korah C &V- $1000.00
White Pines C & V- $1000.00
CASS- $1000.00
St. Mary’s College- $1000.00
St. Basil’s Secondary School- $1000.00
Notre Dame du Sault- $1000.00
Sault Search and Rescue - $500

Lisa Vezeau-Allen and Susan Vanagas-Cote, both representing the Children's Rehabilitation Centre-Algoma, accept a cheque for $32,000 from Station Mall Rotary Charity Golf Classic Committee members Paul Kowalyk, Doug Powell, Brianne Moore and Adam Carpenter.

2013 Bell Celebrity Skate & Swim Presented by Agero

A tremendous night where over 530 participants helped to raise over $67,470!

Jon Lang, Regional Manager of Operations for Bell Aliant, presents $5000 to Hilda Odom, President, and 2013 Sault Ste. Marie Easter Seals Ambassador, Hunter Vommaro and his parents, Tanya and Vince.

Grace Bernardo, Operations Manager, Stephanie Bifano, Employee Relations Manager, and Tammy Flammia all of Agero present $5000 to President Hilda Odom and 2013 Sault Ste. Marie Easter Seals Ambassador, Hunter Vommaro with his parents, Tanya and Vince.


2013-14 Rotarian of the Year











 Upcoming Luncheon Programs

Nov. 4   – Economic Development Corporation
Nov. 11 – Provincial Health and Safety Committee from Toronto
Nov. 18 – Stephen King on the Right to Play
Nov. 25 – Joint Rotary meeting with Rotary International personnel from Chicago
Dec. 2 -  Rebound North
Dec. 9 -  Jim Bresnahan, Sault Ste. Marie Airport Development Corporation
Dec. 16 - President Walz gives one of the Club Assemblies
Dec. 23 - Family Christmas Party
Dec. 30 - Lunch cancelled


© 2005 Rotary Club of Sault Ste. Marie