Weekly Newsletter | September 15, 2020

September 16:  The Willamette Water Trail   Join us to learn about the Willamette Water Trail and more! Ever wanted to take up paddle boarding or want to know how to access our backyard river? Want to know why Rick Gaupo always seems so happy after his dragon boating excursions?   Heather King from Willamette Riverkeeper and Katie […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 8, 2020

September 9:  Update from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training  Appropriate “use of force” and the general training of public safety personnel has garnered major headlines over the years and particularly during the past few months.  What is Oregon doing to respond to calls for changes in the way police and other public safety officials […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 1, 2020

September 2:  Systemic Racism – A look at how it exists in our community Protests throughout the country are calling out for new conversations and action to eliminate systemic racism and racial injustice in our society.    To help us, as Rotarians and as members of our community, begin that conversation, Gwen Carr, a local historian, […]

Weekly Newsletter | August 25, 2020

August  26: Salem-Keizer School District’s Distance Learning Plan    Iton Udosenata, Co-Assistant Superintendent of Salem-Keizer School District, will share the framework of the district’s comprehensive distance learning plan, as well as speak to the evolution of education and how we can support this new learning experience, including the social and emotional perspective of virtual learning.  Program Chair: Lara […]

Weekly Newsletter | August 18, 2020

August  19:  Feeding Hungry Families – Reducing Food Waste  Salem Harvest’s mission is to feed hungry families by harvesting food that would go to waste. Volunteers are organized and opportunities are set up to harvest in backyards and farms in Marion and Polk counties. Healthy but unused produce is harvested and donated to the local food-sharing network to […]

Weekly Newsletter | August 11, 2020

August  12:  The Memorial Healing Garden at the Oregon State Penitentiary   Since becoming OSP’s Superintendent in 2016, Brandon Kelly and his team have pursued progressive ways to prepare adults in custody (AIC) for life after incarceration.   An example of this new approach is the Memorial Healing Garden envisioned and executed by members of OSP’s Asian […]

Weekly Newsletter | August 4, 2020

August 5:  Building Bridges of Social Justice in Salem    The program committee has discussed bringing programs related to current events, particularly regarding racial justice. August 5th will be the first related program.   DJ Vincent, from Salem Leadership Foundation will present a program on the questions:   How can we BECOME leaders who practice BRIDGING difference and creating […]

Weekly Newsletter | July 28, 2020

July 29:  Polio Eradication  Past District Governor Norb Murray, member of the Rotary Club of Tualatin, is the District Polio Eradication Education Chair. He will share basics of the polio virus, background on Rotary’s involvement and current efforts as related to the COVID-19 pandemic .   Program Chair: Renee Campbell   Message from President Sue Greetings!    I […]

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