d will beIn response to the high traffic on her regular blog for her non-sectarian Rotary Invocations, Shawn will endeavour to post a new invocation regularly on this site, following the Rotary calendar.
Shawn Bird (BA, MEd) has recovered sufficiently from being president of the Rotary Club of Salmon Arm (Shuswap) a decade ago, that she is now president-elect again. She is a Paul Harris fellow. She was the first outbound Rotary youth exchange student of the Rotary Club of Kelowna (Okanagan Mission). She was hosted jointly by the four clubs of Kotka, Finland. (She still has her pin adorned jacket! See below). Shawn has even been published in The Rotarian magazine! (June 2013 Letters)
Outside of Rotary, Shawn is an English teacher at Salmon Arm Secondary. She is also an author, a poet, a wife, a mother, a poodle groomer, a dog agility trainer, a dancer, a folk harpist, and a free spirit. She is available to present workshops on writing, publishing, and innovative educational practices.
Plainly, she does not sleep, but that’s a good thing, because otherwise she wouldn’t have time to create invocations for your club to use.