Each year, our club awards several $500 – $1,500 grants to deserving non-profit organizations in our community. Eligible projects include those that directly or indirectly foster, develop, promote, and encourage the health, education, and the general welfare of primarily youth in the city of Salem and the surrounding area. 2021 – 2022 Grant Recipients – […]
August 29 – Salem Convention Center Program – M3 Wave Technologies At a time when the worldwide technology race for renewable energy sources is heating up, an Oregon company has developed and is testing an innovative prototype to harness the energy of wave pressure, right off the Oregon coast. Mike Morrow, CEO of M3 Wave […]
August 22 – Salem Convention Center Program – How Rotary Prepared Me for My Career Our own club member, Vanessa Nordyke, will speak on how Rotary prepared her for leadership roles, culminating in her historic election to youngest-ever president of the Oregon State Bar. Vanessa will discuss how public speaking, social media, and working as […]
August 15 – Salem Convention Center Program – Union Gospel Mission Dan Clem, executive director of Union Gospel Mission, will be sharing a unique perspective on the issues of homelessness and its impact and effect on the local community, in particular Salem’s downtown businesses. Additionally Dan will introduce us to their good neighbor initiative to […]
At last week’s Rotary Meeting, we heard from Dr. Tim Duy on a local and national economic perspective. This presentation brought a lot of interest in accessing Dr. Duy’s slides. You can find them by clicking here.
August 8 – Salem Convention Center Program – National Perspective How do economic policies on the federal level impact our economy statewide and in our communities? What will it mean for the Federal Reserve to increase interest rates and why do they need to do it anyway? Will recent tax cuts figure into actions the Federal […]
August 1 – Rotary Pavilion, Riverfront Park Program – ShelterBox and Rotary – There When Disaster Strikes Rotary partners with ShelterBox all over the world (including the US) whenever a disaster displaces people. Shelterbox has grown to include more than just a tent. Bill Woodard will describe what Shelterbox does and how it and its Rotary […]