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Do you want to be part of the number one outdoor charity event in Durham Region. Why not partner with us and gain the most exposure you can. Our attendance last year was over 90,000 people! We have been voted number one 10 years in a row.

The Ajax and Pickering Rotary Clubs work very hard to make it a great family outing. We spend over $10,000 promoting the Pickering Ribfest via radio, newspapers and various social media outlets. Our website gets over 1 million visits during April to June of each year. We have an incredible, high profile location just right for you.

Our guest speaker this past week was Alastair Field of the Enforcement Unit of the  OSC who talked to us about “protecting our money”.  Alastair spoke about his speciality of investment fraud, which many Canadians are victims of, and many are reluctant to even report the crime.  The loss may also lead to other physical or mental problems.

He talked about specific kinds of frauds

Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation and the Rotary Club of Ajax.

Our speakers were from the Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation. In this their 65th year, they noted the substantial contributions to the hospital by our club over the years, which total well over $550,000. We were there from the very formation of the APHF.

The Foundation is very happy with the way the integration in the Lakeridge Health system is proceeding, inasmuch as the foundation's fund raising efforts are permitted to help the Ajax location and not sent elsewhere.

The APHF is currently raising money for "Alaris Pumps" having committed to purchase 100 of these at $5000 apiece, and are looking to community partners such as our club to help. These pumps will significantly reduce the possibility of error in the administration of patient needs after procedures, and their capabilities will grow as the hospital IT system becomes more comprehensive.

PP4P - Project Purple for Polio
People of Action - Rotary Club of Ajax



If EVERY shopper, EACH and EVERY WEEK bought JUST 1 item for the Food Bank and dropped it off at a local Food Bank Donation Bin located at the front of the supermarket they shop at, we would put an end to hunger in this country.

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Service Above Self

We meet Thursdays at 12:15 PM
Ajax Public Library - Rotary Room
55 Harwood Ave. S.
Unless Otherwise Specified
Ajax, ON  L1S 2H8
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District Governor Mary Lou Harrison
Mar 28, 2019
Rotary - Uniting People, Taking Action & Creating Lasting Change
Mary Ann Nova, Nova's Ark
Apr 04, 2019
Special needs education
Alexis Rudnick
Apr 11, 2019
Friendly Fables for Children
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314 Harwood Ave. S.
P.O. Box 21022
Ajax, ON  L1S7H2
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