Weekly Newsletter | January 8, 2019

January 9–  Salem Convention Center   Program – Oregon Agriculture Oregon agriculture is one of the largest sectors of the state’s economy and has an even bigger impact in the mid-Willamette Valley. Oregon Department of Agriculture Director Alexis Taylor will update members on the condition of Oregon agriculture from the perspective of the top agriculture official […]

Weekly Newsletter | January 2, 2019

January 3 –  No meeting due to holiday Message from President Rus Hi all, Happy New Year, fellow Rotarians. A lot of work is underway by some of our colleagues preparing for next month’s annual fundraiser. As I sit in their planning meetings, I often think about how it would be great if the entire […]

Weekly Newsletter | December 12, 2018

December 19–  Salem Convention Center   Program – Club Gold Star ReportEvery December, our club takes an opportunity to look back at the previous Rotary year to celebrate all that our club has accomplished. Join us to learn more from the 2017-2018 Gold Star Report, shared by our club secretary, Holly Berry.  Program Chair: Bruce […]

Weekly Newsletter | December 11, 2018

December 12–  Salem Convention Center   Program – Music ProgramThe Battle Creek Elementary School Choir will be performing a holiday concert for the Rotary program this week. The choir, consisting of 100 students, is the largest elementary school choir, and one of the best, in the state. Their teacher and choir director is Gloria Burtis […]

Weekly Newsletter | December 4, 2018

December 5 –  Salem Convention Center   Program – The Healing Power of Humor Laugh your way to an understanding of how humor can help you physically, emotionally, socially and even spiritually. Our own David Lewis recently shared this presemtation as a workshop of the Rotary Disgtrict Conference in Salem (May 2018) and it was […]

Weekly Newsletter | November 27, 2018

November 28 –  Salem Convention Center   Program – WOU Strategic Plan Update Western Oregon, in nearby Monmouth, is the closest State college to Salem and offers a small school atmosphere with many quality degree programs. Dr. Rob Winningham, Provost and vice president for academic affairs, will update us on the school’s Strategic plan, Master […]

Weekly Newsletter | November 20, 2018

November 21 –  Salem Convention Center   Program – Fellowship/Crafts for Kids Thanksgiving is a time to celebrate the bounty of Oregon agriculture after harvest. Join Jessica Jansen from Oregon Agriculture in the Classroom as she shares a bit of Thanksgiving-related fun facts and agricultural connections as well as some fun “make and take” crafts […]

Weekly Newsletter | October 31, 2018

October 31 – Salem Convention Center  Program – Salem’s Dependence on Upstream Water Salem provides drinking water to almost 200,000 people. Most people don’t know where the water comes from or how it gets to their tap. Until this past summer, virtually everyone took the purity of the water for granted. Peter Fernandez, Salem Public […]

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