1990-1991, John Mistkawi


Theme: Honor Rotary with Faith and Enthusiasm In 1991-92 our club helped the combined Salem Rotary Clubs Food Share Campaign to donate over 100,000 pounds of food to support the needy in Marion and Polk counties. The Salvation Army Campaign among our members brought in $5,100, exceeding all previous years. In the area of community […]

1989-1990, Ray Lauderdale


Theme: Enjoy Rotary! The “Elephant Ear” fellowship and fund raiser occurred again in July, followed by the Pops Concert fund raiser in December. The in-house “Bell-Ringer” program brought in $2,850 this year. President Ray Lauderdale added a hands-on project with the club’s involvement in the work place food drive. A marvelous effort by all Rotarians […]

1988-1989, Carl Martens


The year 1988-89 started out with a fellowship activity selling “elephant ears” at the Salem Art Fair. This turned out to not only make money but the workers loved making those ears. Our Pops Concert, Pentacle Theatre Night and Valentine Dinner all went very well and everyone had a great time. President Carl Martens tried […]

1987-1988, Kim Arbuckle


Theme: Rotarians: United in Service – Dedicated to Peace The year 1987-88 was the year of Polio Plus, Rotary’s undertaking to eliminate polio from the face of the earth. Therefore, a special fund raiser for a special project ¬Salem Rotary raffled a new Mercedes Benz. In addition to contributing $12,000 to help build the A.G. […]

1986-1987, Ray Shaw


Theme: Rotary Brings Hope The Club was awarded a Presidential Citation for 1986¬87 by increasing its membership from 223 to 230, co-sponsoring the new Capitol Sunrise Area Rotary Club and other achievements. The Bylaws were made gender neutral. To carry out Rotary International’s theme “Rotary Brings Hope,” the Club raised $2,000 for World Community Service […]

1985-1986, Terry McDonald


Theme: You Are The Key The year 85-86 brought the club new milestones of accomplishment which characterizes its members. Our ongoing fund raising efforts continue to help us serve Rotary. We raised “new” funds over previous years by the amount of $10,000. New fund raising projects were the bell ringer program and Salem Downtown Association […]

1984-1985, Ivan (“Ike”) Congleton


Theme: Discover A New World of Service During the 1984-85 year our Rotary Club qualified for Rotary International’s Presidential Citation because of the following: Membership increased from 212 to 227 members. We sponsored and started the first Interact Club at South Salem High School. We spearheaded a drive and contributed $2,000 to a new community […]

1983-1984, Thomas S. Hammer


Theme: Share Rotary – Serve People 1983-84 was a year of growth in members and activities for our Rotary Club. We ran two successful fund-raising projects and donated the net proceeds from those events to scholarships and local community programs for the youth and the elderly in our community. In the 1983-84 year we were […]

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