Have you been wondering about how our youth exchange program works? Join us for an information night on the topic! An informal gathering to learn about long term exchange during the junior year of high school, short term exchange (up to 90 days) during the summers between 8th and 12th grades and hosting a foreign […]
Rotary made history with the “End Polio Now” Livestream broadcast from New York City last Friday. It featured appearances by Rotary Special Ambassadors such as actress Archie Panjabi (from TV’s “The Good Wife”), singer Angelique Kidjo and other celebrities. Its purpose was to bring worldwide attention to the ongoing effort to end polio, a joint […]
We’re having fun showing Nishka around our beautiful state. She’s our inbound exchange student from India. As an exchange student, Nishka is attending high school in the Salem area, and learning lot about the differences between cultures. Last Friday, she experienced her first homecoming dance!
One of the biggest joys our members have is the ability to support Rotary Youth Exchange (RYE). Emani is the first student from District 5100 to do a Rotary Youth Exchange program in Slovakia. She arrived just last week. Instead of attending South Salem High School, Emani will spend her junior year immersed in […]
Thanks to all of you who have proposed individuals for membership in our Club. And, thanks to all who have invited guests to our meetings. We are now almost two months into our new Rotary year, and we’ve inducted one new member (hurrah for Dawn Bostwick, sponsor, and David White, new member!). I hope that […]
Although we were unable to find a host family for the Cyprus Friendship Program teens this summer, the club’s Peace Committee continued to support the program’s efforts. Below is a recent update: We in the Cyprus Friendship Program are happy to see a growing groundswell of citizens seeking a peaceful solution to the divide in […]
You’re in for a treat this week with our annual meeting run by the year’s students we have recognized. I don’t know about you, but I’ve been incredibly impressed by their accomplishments, demeanor, poise, and plans. They truly are tomorrow’s leaders. We’ll also have an opportunity to hear from our exchange students, Andres Klingler and […]