Weekly Newsletter | March 24, 2020

April 1 – No Meeting         Message from President Tammy As we honor the Order to remain at home, the need to connect becomes that much more acute. A small group of us have been gathering via a virtual app called Zoom for a Happy Hour. It’s been great fun as we have […]

Weekly Newsletter | March 24, 2020

March 18 and 25 – No Meetings         Message from President Tammy Greetings Rotary Friends,   What a difference two weeks makes…we find ourselves working remotely and experiencing isolation in a way many of us are not accustomed to or frankly very comfortable with (in the opinion of your extroverted President).   My […]

Weekly Newsletter | March 16, 2020

March 18 and 25 – No Meetings         Message from President Tammy Greetings Rotary Friends,   We find ourselves in very interesting and perplexing times. With the recent CDC recommendation of limiting gatherings to 50 or fewer people at this time, we are canceling meetings through the end of March and will reevaluate as […]

Weekly Newsletter | March 10, 2020

March 11 –  Willamette Heritage Center     Program: West Salem High School Wind Ensemble    Come enjoy West Salem High School’s (WSHS) top band, known as the Wind Ensemble, directed by Todd Zimbelman. The Wind Ensemble plays at a level that exceeds many University bands and features 20th century band music at a professional level.   The […]

Weekly Newsletter | March 3, 2020

March 4 –  Willamette Heritage Center     Program: History of Salem-Keizer Music as told by Author Frank Spragg   Author Frank Spragg researched and recently published a book on the historical development of the award- winning Salem-Keizer School District’s music program. Many consider the Salem-Keizer schools music program to be the best school district program […]

Weekly Newsletter | February 25, 2020

February 26 –  Willamette Heritage Center     Program: Oregon’s Hazelnut Industry     Drive almost any road between Portland and Roseburg and you will see new plantings of hazelnut trees – thousands and thousands of acres of new orchards.    By 2025 industry observers expect that hazelnut production will double thus creating a marketing challenge for […]

Weekly Newsletter | February 18, 2020

February 19 –  Willamette Heritage Center     Program: Youth Homelessness     New Rotarian, Tricia Ratliff, has led the Mid-Willamette Valley Community Action Agency’s youth program for the past seven years. As Program Director for both the HOME Youth Resource Center and Taylor’s House, Tricia is well informed about the local youth homelessness situation. She will share […]

Weekly Newsletter | February 11, 2020

February 12 –  Salem Convention Center   Program:  Mayor’s State of the City Address and Luncheon     Join your fellow Rotarians for Salem Mayor Chuck Bennett’s annual State of the City Address.    Check-in opens at 11:15 a.m., the buffet line opens at 11:30 a.m. and the program begins at noon. Cost for lunch is $20.   Free […]

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