Speaker Date Topic
Dr. Darren Markland Oct 25, 2021 12:00 PM
The COVID-19 pandemic in Edmonton and its probable aftermath
Sheryl Bowhay Nov 01, 2021
The Winspear Centre
The Winspear Centre

Sheryl Bowhay has been acknowledged for her leadership in teaching and the fine arts. She specializes in instrumental music education and has taught bands, orchestras, and choirs at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels in Alberta and Ontario. Sheryl is active as an adjudicator, guest conductor, and clinician.


Ms. Bowhay actively participates on arts committees and boards at the local, provincial and international level. Sheryl served various roles on the Board of Directors of the Alberta Band Association, including President, was the founding President of the Ontario Band Association, and is a Past President of the International Bandmasters Fraternity, Phi Beta Mu. Sheryl currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra and the Winspear Centre for Music, and is Chair of the $17M Capital Campaign for the Winspear Completion Project.


As a community advocate, Sheryl serves on the Board of Directors of Riverbend Community League, and Riverbend ROCKS, an organization dedicated to social inclusion and building community.


Sheryl has performed in community orchestras and bands throughout her life, and in 2017-2018 had the opportunity to perform with the Banda del Centre de Musical de Xábia, in Spain. Sheryl believes that music creates community and is a passionate advocate for music education in our schools and in our community.

Remembrance Day Meeting: John Chalmers Nov 08, 2021 12:00 PM
Three Canadian Fighter Pilots of the First World War
Three Canadian Fighter Pilots of the First World War

Description:  This presentation will highlight three Canadian pilots of the First World War, who distinguished themselves in combat and in post-war careers and accomplishments in aviation.

Presenter:  John Chalmers is a retired educator with B.Ed. and M.Ed. degrees from the University of Alberta. His teaching experience includes junior and senior high school, college and university courses, and well as many years teaching adult evening extension classes for the school board and the U of A in public speaking and photography. John is a longtime aviation enthusiast, widely published as a writer of aviation stories. He is a member of the operations committee for Canada's Aviation Hall of Fame and served 10 years as the Hall's historian. During that time he researched, wrote about, and produced videos of 47 members who were inducted to the Hall. Most recently, he was one of the writers of the new book about the Alberta Aviation Museum, and in October was called upon to deliver a eulogy for his friend, Denny May, the son of famed bush pilot and aviator, Wop May.


Rachel Notley - MLA Nov 15, 2021 12:00 PM
Alberta’s Future with Rachel Notley
Alberta’s Future with Rachel Notley

Standby for more details on this event to be co-hosted with Rotary Club of Edmonton West and Rotary Club of Edmonton Whyte Avenue. 


Rachel Notley is Leader of the Official Opposition and served as Alberta’s Premier from 2015-2019. She has represented the constituency of Edmonton-Strathcona since 2008, and is the longest serving member in the Alberta Legislature.

Rachel grew up in Fairview, Alberta, and is the daughter of former Alberta NDP leader Grant Notley and his wife Sandy. She holds a bachelor of arts in political science from the University of Alberta, and a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School.”

Presentation: Alberta’s Future with Rachel Notley

Description: The Alberta advantage is not what flows under the ground, but what walks on the ground. It’s everyday people that make Alberta strong. And that’s why we want to bring Albertans together. Because together, we can create a beautiful future.

Chair of the Day: Neil Lang
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Please register at: https://edmontonrotary.com/event/rachel-notley--leader-of-the-opposition/

Annual Step Up to the Plate Luncheon Nov 22, 2021 12:00 PM
Homelessness and Human Trafficking
Homelessness and Human Trafficking

Featuring musician Paul Brandt speaking on homelessness and human trafficking. 

Annual General Meeting Nov 29, 2021 12:00 PM
Jeffrey Carlson-Hansen, EllisDon Corp Dec 06, 2021 12:00 PM
Prairie Link High-Speed Rail connecting Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary
Prairie Link High-Speed Rail connecting Edmonton, Red Deer and Calgary

Presenter: Jeffrey Carlson-Hansen, Project Director

Summary: For the past few decades, high-speed rail connecting Calgary, Red Deer, Edmonton, and surrounding regions has been an ongoing conversation of those who want to see economic growth in one of Canada’s prime intercity corridors. The Prairie Link high-speed rail project was proposed within the Government of Alberta’s Unsolicited Proposal Guidelines and Framework and is advancing toward a project development agreement. Prairie Link has also secured a Memorandum of Understanding from Alberta Transportation, laying the foundation for cooperatively advancing project development. Prairie Link comprises EllisDon and AECOM. 

Jeffery will be joined by Isabel Onaba, Communications Mgr, Prairie Link High-Speed Rail, EllisDon Corp

Website: www.prairielink.ca

Mark Joffe Dec 13, 2021 12:00 PM


Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, University of Alberta

No Meeting Dec 27, 2021 12:00 PM
No Meeting Jan 03, 2022 12:00 PM
Dr. Bill Flanagan, President, University of Albert Jan 17, 2022
Robbie Burns Day Meeting Jan 24, 2022 12:00 PM