VSSRotary Welcomes Another Member
Nov 28, 2023
VSSRotary continues to grow as we welcomed yet another (returning) Rotarian, Keith Currie to our ranks.
Born in rural Manitoba to a railroad family, Keith moved to Winnipeg at 9 years old. He graduated with a Commerce Degree and married his High School Sweetheart and raised 2 daughters.
Keith's career began in retail having run Zellers stores for 17 years along with 17 moves in 17 years. His last Zellers store was 4th largest store in the chain of over 400 at the time in Courtenay, BC. He moved to Canadian Tire as a Franchise Owner and had his first retirement at 45. Quickly becoming bored and returned to work representing a company in Los Angeles running Western Canada. tiring of the travel, joined Black Press and has been a Publisher with them for over 20 years.
Keith's community involvement has been extensive beginning as a youth as Class President or school President. He's served on many many Boards including Chambers of Commerce, BIA`s, CVEX, Provincial Board of BC Fairs, BC Cancer Society, and SAIT in Calgary.
He has been a Rotarian for over 20 years in Ontario, Vancouver, Courtenay and was their President. He has also attended international conventions (Sydney, Australia).
An avid golfer, Keith lives at Predator Ridge. He loves to hike as well but hasn't yet found the time to get everywhere he wants.