Welcome to the Kinette Club of Stampede City

       The Kinette Club of Stampede City is a vibrant, dedicated group of ladies who
share a passion for both community service and friendship.
We have come together to help serve the community's greatest needs.
"Serving the Community's Greatest Need"
Kin Canada Bursaries


Kin Canada Bursaries is a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund (HREF).

Application Deadline FEBRUARY 1, 2021


Kin Canada established the HREF in memory of Hal Rogers, Kin Canada's founder who passed away in 1994. 


Throughout his life, Hal Rogers believed in the value of education. In his own words, "providing and promoting the finest and most effective education possible for our young people" was a noble endeavor.

Hal’s commitment and devotion to education is evidenced in his many years as a trustee on the Forest Hill Board of Education. In addition, the Ontario Secondary School Teachers' Federation named Founder Hal the first recipient of the coveted Lamp of Learning Award (pictured right) in 1950. The Lamp is awarded annually to a non-teacher who has made an “outstanding contribution to public secondary education in the Province.” 

The HREF is supported by Kinsmen, Kinette and Kin clubs, and public donations. 

From the fund, $1,000 bursaries are awarded to successful Canadian applicants who are pursuing post-secondary education at a recognized university, community college, technical institute and other schools for advanced education.

Post-secondary education is expensive. Let us help!  

Fast Facts     
Kin Canada Bursaries is one of the largest non-corporate providers of bursaries in Canada.
This year, Kin Canada Bursaries awarded 123 $1000 bursaries to deserving students across Canada for their 2020-21 school year.
Successful applicants were chosen based on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need. 

Application Form

Please click on the applicable icon to download a fillable PDF of the application for the 2020-2021 school year.

English application      French application


Completed application forms sent to:
Email: Info@stampedecitykinettes.ca 
Kinette Club of Stampede City
Box 1434 Stn. M
Calgary AB  T2P 2L6

Kin Canada Foundation  Kin Canada Foundation Bursary

   This bursary made possible by 10-year funding from the Kin Canada Foundation. First awarded in
   2018, it will be awarded up to and including the year 2027.This bursary is in support of recipients with
   a military or first responder background.   

Named Bursaries

The Hal Rogers Endowment Fund disburses a number of named bursaries in honour of people/organizations who have shown support for Kin Canada Bursaries through their financial commitment and or advocacy for the program. 

Diane Rogers   The Diane Rogers Bursary for Excellence

    The Diane Rogers Bursary for Excellence was established in 2019 to honour the longstanding contributions and     
    support of Diane Rogers to the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund. Diane Rogers is the daughter of Kin Canada’s Founder,
    Hal Rogers O.C., O.B.E.  Diane Rogers served as the honourary spokesperson of the Hal Rogers Endowment
    Fund. This bursary is awarded to the top scoring applicant of each year. 

  Kevin Denbok   Kevin Denbok Bursary for Musical Studies

    The Kevin Denbok Bursary for Musical Studies, which was established at the 1987 National Convention to honour the
    memory of Kevin Denbok, is available to persons wishing to pursue excellence in the field of music at a school of
    music. In 1982, Kevin Denbok became the first person in the history of Kin to be made an honorary member of the
    Association. Kevin, who suffered from cystic fibrosis, died on Nov. 24, 1986, at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
    approximately two weeks before his 22nd birthday. Kevin dedicated his life and his music to finding a cure or control for
    cystic fibrosis and worked extensively with Kinsmen and Kinette clubs across Canada to raise funds for cystic fibrosis
    research and treatment.

    Bob Pittman   Bob Pittman Bursary for Business Studies

    The Bob Pittman Bursary for Business Studies, which was established by the 1990-1991 National Board of Directors to
    honour the memory of Bob Pittman, is available to persons wishing to pursue excellence in the field of business. In 1990,
    Kin Bob Pittman, Past Governor of District 4, was made a life member of the Association. Bob dedicated his life and
    career to striving for excellence through personal development.

    Ian F McClure

    Ian F. McClure Bursary for Business Studies

     The Ian F. McClure Bursary for Business Studies, which was established in 2019 to honour the contributions of Ian F.   
     McClure to the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund, is available to persons residing in Ontario wishing to pursue excellence in
     the field of business. If there are no eligible business applicants in a year, applicants enrolled in a psychology program are
     considered.Ian F. McClure was a life member of Kin Canada. He served as the Governor of District 8 in 1968-69. He was the
     first Kinsmen to be president of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, where he served from 1976 to 1978. Ian F. McClure was also a
     generous supporter of The Hal Rogers Endowment Fund.


Support Our Community Fall/Winter 2020
Supporting Our Community
During this fall and start of the holiday season supporting our community to make it a better place for those in need. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas, the best of the holiday season and the best for the new year. Wear a mask and stay safe.
Calgary Community Fridge
Supporting the Calgary Community Fridge by winterizing it for the winter and filling it with in support of those that need the help.
Adopt a Family
This is our sister club Kinette Club of Calgary project in which we support them in helping this years’ families that are in need.  We support a family of 6 with shopping for items on their wish/need list and food gift cards so they can have a Christmas dinner.  Club members help making sure that sponsored families get their gifts delivered to them before Christmas by the use of Covid19 safe procedures.
Seniors Secret Santa
Again, this year we supported 5 seniors with their wish/need list. Due to Covid19 again a bit of change on the number of items as gifts needed to fit in the given size box for each to follow procedures due to Covid19.  It is great that we will be able to add some joy and smiles at Christmas time for those that are by are alone that this time of year.
Operation Christmas Child
Volunteering at Operation Christmas Child processing gift-filled shoeboxes as a hands-on project that bring children in desperate situations around the world gift boxes packed by Canadians.  Shoeboxes are delivered all though out the year not just at Christmas time. With Covid19 procedures spread out as volunteers on our shift which our club was part of, we helped processed over 5000 boxes in the 3 hours of volunteering.
Winter Flower Fundraiser
Our fundraiser for the fall, the sale of these awesome Poinsettias to add brightness for  Christmas. 
Upcoming Events
Jan 27, 2021 6:00 PM 8:30 PM
Join the club
In order for us to do all that we do, we need one very important element to continue our great work in the community…that’s YOU. You have the ability to help us grow and to keep the efforts of the Stampede City Kinettes in Calgary thriving and vibrant.
Stampede City Kinettes Support Cystic Fibrosis Canada
                                  Waiting for first car to arrive.
                                      Extra members just waiting as well.
Stampede City Kinettes support Cystic Fibrosis Canada being the first stop on a Halloween Theme of "Pirates" a family friendly and socially-distanced treasure hunt.  Families traveled through Calgary searching for clues to the treasurer chest. What a fun time and seeing all the costumes from the teams in their vehicle. 
The event was socially-distanced and the majority of the clues will be solved in their vehicle. We will have all the COVID -19 safety procedures in place and be following our Provincial guidelines.
Teams complete their Quest, a volunteer stamped their Quest Passport and were provide clues to upcoming locations. Once the  Quest was completed, teams proceeded to the final location to receive their "gold" from the treasure chest!
January 2021
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Covid-19 & Kin Community
Due to Covid-19 and social distancing, Kinette Club of Stampede City meetings and events are slowly starting up following Covid-19 rules and regulations of social distancing, washing hands and wearing face masks. Our association has faced in the past 100 years different emergency situations and crisis across the country, please know our member will continue to support our community the best we can during these times like the past 100 years.  Please social distance, wear a face mask, wash hands and be safe or stay home.
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