Weekly Newsletter | October 20, 2020

October  21:  COVID-19 and its Impact on Human Resources  Jill Pelavin, HR Business Partner with Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) located in Portland, Oregon will share how COVID-19 is impacting benefits for businesses.  Jill has worked at DTNA since 2004 as Management Development Specialist, Marketing Support Manager, Employee Relations Manager and most recently Benefits Operations Manager.   Jill […]

Weekly Newsletter | October 13, 2020

October 14:  Depolarizing Within – Understanding Beyond Stereotypes  Dan Sockle is a member of the Rotary Club of Three Creeks, Vancouver. His career has been mostly in communications intelligence, criminal and civil investigations, serving in various military and intelligence agencies including international service in Germany and  Iraq. More recently, he has compiled and edited a book, […]

Weekly Newsletter | October 6, 2020

October 7:  The El Camino Trail Experience  Who would want to walk 500 miles across Spain?  And then return for more? Next week we will hear from three of our members who have done just that. The Camino de Santiago is a 1,000-year-old pilgrimage that draws over 300,000 people-from all over the world-every year, for an adventure […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 29, 2020

September 30:  Oregon School Activities Update  The Oregon School Activities Association (OSAA) governs competitive extracurricular high school activities that include not only athletics but also music and speech. As we learned during the Salem-Keizer schools update program on August 26, this is a particularly challenging year, especially for high school student athletes and musicians. Peter Weber, OSAA […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 22, 2020

September 23:  Salem Rotary Foundation Join us to hear from the recipient of the Duvall Scholarship and two programs that benefited from the Good Works grants. We will hear from Jennifer Naranjo, the Chemeketa Community College student awarded the Duvall Scholarship and from representatives of FACES Family Day Care Literacy & Resource Center and the Salem […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 15, 2020

September 16:  The Willamette Water Trail   Join us to learn about the Willamette Water Trail and more! Ever wanted to take up paddle boarding or want to know how to access our backyard river? Want to know why Rick Gaupo always seems so happy after his dragon boating excursions?   Heather King from Willamette Riverkeeper and Katie […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 8, 2020

September 9:  Update from Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training  Appropriate “use of force” and the general training of public safety personnel has garnered major headlines over the years and particularly during the past few months.  What is Oregon doing to respond to calls for changes in the way police and other public safety officials […]

Weekly Newsletter | September 1, 2020

September 2:  Systemic Racism – A look at how it exists in our community Protests throughout the country are calling out for new conversations and action to eliminate systemic racism and racial injustice in our society.    To help us, as Rotarians and as members of our community, begin that conversation, Gwen Carr, a local historian, […]

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