Saskatoon Nutana

Service Above Self

We meet In Person
Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Park Town Hotel
924 Spadina Crescent East
P.O. Box 441
Saskatoon, SK S7K 3L6
During the Covid-19 pandemic, the club is meeting by video conference at the regular time of 12 p.m. on Tuesdays. If you wish to receive an invitation to the video conference, please email us at nutanarotary@gmail.com.
Home Page Stories
With the Rotary year coming to a close, see what our club has accomplished in the 2020-21 year under the guidance of President Lorne Braithwaite. Click here to learn more!
46 teams participated in the club's Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt April 4, 2021.  There was also 98 bags of chocolate given out.  Thank you to everyone that participated, donated and sponsored the event.  The club raised $2000 towards breakfast programs in the community.  Here is a list of all the lucky winners.
Nutana Rotary Club prize - a year family pass to Saskatoon Forestry Farm and Zoo - Neumeyer Family
Escape Manor - Gift Certificate for 2 - A. Maille
Youth Farm Corn Maze & Petting Zoo - Gift Certificate for $50 for the corn maze - J. Shingoose
Saskatoon Indian Metis and Friendship Centre - $100 Gift card for Save-on-Foods - J. Laross
Saskatoon Indian Metis and Friendship Centre - Covid Mask (5) - A. Boehm, S. Brandt, J. Dueck, C. Machiskinic, K. Street
Jurassic Park - 2 Laser Tag Passes - A. Wood
Nutrien Wonderhub - 6 person family pass  C. Zhao
Janna Dutton/Tim Hortons (franchisee owner) - 20 Tim Hortons gift cards for $10 each - E. Ballantyne, E. Bokshowan, A. Collins x 2, A. Dhaliwal, J. Falastein, Z. Fellner, S. Floer, S. Hirschfeld, A. Klassen, A. LePage, C. Machiskinic, J. Meier, C. Neumeyer, F. Palacious, J. Phillips, S. Ross, J. Shingoose, D. Stefiuk and  S. Trapp
The Neumeyer Family - Winners of the Saskatoon Nutana Rotary year family pass to the Saskatoon Forestry Farm and Zoo  (for more pictures visit our photo album)
The Saskatoon Nutana Rotary Club will be holding a city wide Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt on April 4, 2021.  Fun for family and friends of all ages.  All proceeds will go towards breakfast programs within the community.  The Scavenger Hunt will run 12 pm to 4 pm with final prize draws at 4:30.  Get safely out of the house with the family and friends and have some fun with a chance to win great prizes.  CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.  Registration closes April 1, 2021.  View a list of Sponsor prizes here.
From November 19th, 2020 to January 9th, 2021 members of our club (and a few friends) have volunteered to work the entrance booth at The Enchanted Forest.  It is our 5th season there and we are happy to see many people taking part in this great fundraiser for The Zoo Foundation and The Hospital Foundation.  With this being a safe family event, we are happy to see thousands of people out to view the lights and support the community.  Our club is thankful to take part in such a worthwhile event in the community.
In December we held on online auction through McDougall Auctions.  Rotarians donated new and regifted items to raise money.  On our last zoom Rotary meeting in December, board members purchased small gifts that were auctioned off to the members.  These two auctions, together with further monetary donations from the members, plus our annual giving, allowed us to donate a total of $4,000 to the Saskatoon Food Bank.  This is a significant gift in a great time of need!
In 2020, our club gave out $1000 in scholarships to Oskayak students for the 2019-2020 year.  Pictured below are Serenity Obey who received a $500 scholarship for continuing education and Zachary Whitehawk who received a $250 merit scholarship.  Lauren Kennedy was our final $250 merit scholarship recipient.  (no picture).  Congratulations to all three of you.
December 2-17th
Nutana Rotary Club Members have generously donated items to be auctioned off for charity.  Some items are new and some are old, though they will all be new to someone special this holiday season.  Bid generously as 100% of the money raised (excluding bidder fee and taxes) will be donated to The Saskatoon Food Bank.
Register to bid at www. mcdougallbay.com
 President Candace Odishaw, left, with first prize winners Brenda Dahlby and family.
  President Candace with second place winner Lucie Blackburn, right, and Shirley Blackburn
  President Candace with third prize winners Anna, Evalina, Trinity and Mike Maille
The Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana thanks all who participated in the club's first ever Scavenger Hunt on June 21.  Participants had fun while following clues that led to 10 of the city's historic attractions. The winners are as follows:
1st - Brenda Dahlby and family won the Traeger BBQ and pellets, courtesy of Battleford Furniture.
2nd - Lucie Blackburn won the $200 gift card courtesy of Taverna Restaurant
3rd - Anna, Evalina, Trinity and Mike Maille won the $100 gift card from Venice House
The club raised over $1,400 to support its work with community initiatives such as the Food Bank, Read Saskatoon, Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre food program and St. Frances Cree Bilingual School literacy program. 
Thanks to all who participated and for the prize sponsors for helping make this a success.
 Click here for rules and registration details.
The Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana will be holding a city wide Scavenger Hunt on June 21, 2020.  Fun for family and friends of all ages.  All entries will have the chance to win a Traeger Tailgater Barbeque courtesy of Battleford Furniture, just in time for Father’s Day.  All proceeds to The Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana to support community initiatives such as the Food Bank, Read Saskatoon, Saskatoon Indian & Metis Friendship Centre food program and St. Frances Cree Bilingual School literacy program.

The Scavenger Hunt will run all day, but does not have to be completed in any particular order or by any certain time.  We are encouraging social distancing by providing all clues accessible by vehicle.
Get out of the house, learn a little about historical locations in Saskatoon, have some fun and have a chance to win some great prizes.
It is with great regret that we advise that the 8th annual Saskatoon RibFest, organized by The Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana, will be cancelled for this year.  The event was scheduled for July 31st – Aug. 3, 2020.
We support initiatives that reduce the impact the Covid 19 pandemic continues to have on our city and province and, with still so much uncertainty at this time, we feel it is best to postpone Ribfest until 2021.
If you have any other questions, please feel  free to contact me.  Thank you,
Candace Odishaw
President of Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana

On January 31, 2020 the Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana University, a satellite club of the Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana, officially began operations. The first 12 members of the satellite club were inducted. A 13th member could not attend and will be inducted at a later date. All the members are graduate students at the University of Saskatchewan and come from 10 different countries. The club meets on the second and fourth Fridays of each month, beginning at 12:15 p.m., at the GSA Commons (formerly the College of Emmanuel and St.Chad) on the University of Saskatchewan Campus.

We gathered under cool but dry conditions on September 24, 2019  to dedicate the 11th brick placed in the Peace Plaza at Rotary Park to honor past winners of the Nobel Peace Prize. Sponsored by McDougall Gauley LLP, this year's brick recognized Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkol Karman, who received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011 in recognition of their work in the area of human rights. Students from St. Anne Inquiry School conducted the program and made inspiring presentations about the work of the three women. District Governor Fred Wright spoke of Rotary's efforts in peace and conflict resolution and encouraged participation in the Adventure in Human Rights program in Winnipeg. 

An estimated 19,000 patrons attended the seventh annual Saskatoon Rotary RibFest, held August 2-5, 2019 at Diefenbaker Park in Saskatoon. RibFest is organized by the Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana. RibFest Chair Boris Kishchuk thanked the ribbers, other vendors, entertainers, volunteers, sponsors and all the people who attended the event for making RibFest a great success again this year.
Boss Hog's BBQ of London, Ont. won the Peoples' Choice award while Gator BBQ of Port Dover, Ont. won the Judges' Choice award. The judges on the panel were Angela Wallman, Lindsay Wallman, Chris Carr, Grant Giesbrecht and Kevin Hobbs. The 50/50 prize totalled $9,237.50 (total amount collected was $18,475). The winning ticket number of RF2-095966 was held by Craig Lindsay of Saskatoon. The door prize of a dinner and show for two at Dakota Dunes Casino was won by Curtis Isackson of Martensville.
RibFest offered four days of delicious ribs barbecued by some of Canada’s top ribbers, live entertainment, plus a kids’ fun area, food and craft vendors, beer garden, 50/50 draw and more. Admission and entertainment were free. Funds raised through Ribfest support the Rotary Club of Saskatoon Nutana's community projects in the areas of youth, First Nations, literacy and education. Visit http://www.saskatoonribfest.com for more information.
The eighth annual Saskatoon Ribfest will be held July 31-August 3, 2020.
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