Theme: Rotary: Be the Inspiration One of the greater attributes of the Rotary Club of Salem, is that of a self-directed, motivated, and caring group working together as friends to make a positive impact in and beyond our community. The outcome of that effort fits the Rotary International theme for 2018—2019 “Be the Inspiration”. […]
November 6 – Salem Convention Center Program: Episodes in Town & Gown Relations: Willamette University and Salem, 1842-2019 Bill Wilingham, PhD. is a 1966 graduate of Willamette University and has become the Univeristy’s unoffical historian. Who better to share insight into Willamette University’s longstanding relationship with Salem. Program Chair: Tom Glass Message […]
Theme: Rotary: Making a Difference Our theme this year was “Rotary: Making a Difference.” And indeed we did . . . starting with RI President Ian Riseley’s challenge to plant one tree for each Rotarian – around 1.2 million. Well, Rotarians blew right past that! For our Club, Jayne Downing organized our tree planting and […]
Come join other emerging professionals and club leaders from across District 5100 at this district summit as we strategize new ways to engage and attract younger members to keep our clubs strong and vibrant. Existing leaders will engage with emerging leaders to understand their common focus and goal of service. All participants will be a […]
As we do every year, our club is partnering with the City of Salem to bring the State of the City meeting, an address by Mayor Chuck Bennett. This is an open, public meeting. Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door for $20. Click here to learn more.
Every December, our club takes an opportunity to look back at the previous Rotary year to celebrate all that our club has accomplished. At today’s club meeting, Secretary Holly Berry shared some of the highlights. Click here to access the full 2017-2018 Gold Star Report. If you’re a member of our club, reading this report […]
Tuesday marked an important milestone in the progress toward the Gerry Frank | Salem Rotary Amphitheater. City Council approved the Riverfront Park Master Plan, which allows our club to move forward with planning and development. You can see the updated location sketch by clicking here. We also received a few new renderings we’d like to […]
The Salem Rotary Literacy Committee has funds available for smaller projects or existing programs that promote increased literacy and/or reading skills for at-risk children within Salem and surrounding communities. Grants from the Salem Rotary Literacy Committee will generally range between $500 to $2,500. The average grant size is $750. Interested applicants should submit requests for […]