Weekly Newsletter | May 14, 2019

May 15 – Salem Convention Center Program: Transportation Loading Facility Near Salem Kevin Mannix will describe the proposal for an intermodal facility in Brooks. This is a facility where freight is brought in by truck to be placed on trains to carry the freight, in this case to the ports of Seattle and Tacoma. Imports […]

Weekly Newsletter | May 7, 2019

May 8 – Willamette Heritage Center Program: Accessing Water from the Columbia This week, J.R.Cook, founder and director of the Northeast Oregon Water Association (NOWA) – a non-profit established to protec and enhance the value-added natural resource-based economy in northeastern Oregon – will share with us a glimpse into the complex world of water management […]

Weekly Newsletter | April 30, 2019

May 1 – Salem Convention Center Program: A Refugee’s Story During the civil war in the early 1990’s, Ernesto Toskovic  left his home in Yugoslavia and went to Vienna. He was also able to get his mother and sister out within a year, but it took four more years to help his father escape. His […]

Weekly Newsletter | April 23, 2019

April 24 – Willamette Heritage Center Program: Sprague Wind Ensemble Program Chair: Karl Raschkes Message from President Rus Hello Salem Rotarians, I was reviewing some club statistics this past week and was so pleased to see that six new Rotarians have joined us since March 1st. I look upon this as an insight into the […]

Weekly Newsletter | April 16, 2019

April 17- Salem Convention Center Program: The Changing Face of Media in Oregon The daily newspaper business in Oregon is undergoing rapid and unprecedented change. Local newspapers are being bought and sold, downsized, reorganized, and redesigned to accommodate the digital age and social media. With corporate headquarters and offices at the Capital Press in Salem, […]

Weekly Newsletter | April 9, 2019

April 10 – Salem Convention Center Program: Restoring Trust in Today’s Media In this era of “Fake News” and the  continuing layoffs of editors and reporters across the country, people are more challenged than ever to find trusted sources of news. Les Zaitz, a nationally recognized journalist working in Oregon for 45 years, will address the […]

Weekly Newsletter | April 2, 2019

April 3 – Salem Convention Center Program: 1,000 Soles Many wonderful community service efforts fly under the  radar – providing much needed support for those in need but without garnering much publicity. One such program is 1000 Soles, a joint project between the City of Salem and area high school students that provides footwear to […]

Weekly Newsletter | March 26, 2019

March 27 – Salem Convention Center Program: Addressing Hunger through A Coalition of Non Profits Rick Gaupo, Marion and Polk Food Share, will provide a broader picture of their impact to our community.  Program Chair: Rick Gaupo Message from President Rus Hello Salem Rotarians, You’ve heard me say many times this past year how important […]

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