The Rotary Club of (downtown) Salem is currently accepting applications for “Hand’s On” service projects in our community which could be completed between September 2019 and June 2020 (we are hoping to schedule projects for the remainder of the “year”, so don’t be afraid to look ahead for potential needs). These projects can typically be […]
Emerging Young Professionals Summit 2019
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 […]
Upcoming Meeting | State of the City, January 23
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.
Update on the Gerry Frank | Salem Rotary Amphitheater
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 […]
Rotary Literacy Small Grants Window | Now Open!
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 […]
New Member Introduction | Bruce Wadleigh
Our club is fortunate to welcome Bruce Wadleigh as a member. Bruce refers to himself as a “recovering banker” – a title he has grown into over that past 15 years as the founder and owner of Barnwood Naturals. More on that in a moment. Bruce grew up in the Clackamas County community of Beavercreek […]
New Member Introduction | Reed Carlson
President Rus and fellow Rotarians, It’s a delight to introduce all of you to Reed Carlson. Reed, recently, completed 5 years at OSU (go Beavers) and graduated with a dual major in Business and Sustainability. His interest in garbage and recycling began as a young boy dumpster diving for treasures in his home town of […]
New Member Introduction | Michael Pettyjohn
This week, we were able to induct two new members. One of them was Michael Pettyjohn. Get to know more about him by reading his introduction below, as read by his sponsor, Barry Nelson. It’s my pleasure to share with you a bit about Michael Pettyjohn, a relatively new member of our community in the […]