Category: International Service News

Club Meeting – November 17th, 2016

Earline Orndorff, Chair of the Christmas for Kids Committee got things started with a review of our need for volunteers and the times and places where they would be needed.  Event dates and times are posted in the Events Calendar

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Club Meeting – November 10, 2016

November in the Rotary year is The Rotary Foundation month. Today PDG Alex Wilkins shared his personal views and passion for this globally recognized instrument of goodwill and humanitarian projects. PDG Wilkins presented Mary & Bob Keely and Sam &

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Club News – Club Member Recognized for Work to End Polio Now

At our meeting on November 3, 2016 Past District Governor Henry Nickels presented Bill Long with the Service Award for A Polio-Free World. “The award is given to deserving Rotarians by The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. Only one award

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Club Meeting – September 29th, 2016

We enjoyed hearing from two speakers today.  The first Al Soltis, is the Roanoke Area Director for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) and VMI grad!  Mr. Soltis related how Rotary served as an adult model of what they try

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Club Meeting – September 8th, 2016

To open the meeting we had two special guests give our invocation.  Father Rene Blot (L) and Father Romel Eustache (R) were in Salem to honor member Dr. Tom Fame for his 20 years of service to the people of

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Alberte is Here!

The Rotary Club of Salem 2016-2017 Rotary Exchange Student has arrived!  Alberte Krabbe hails from Denmark and will spend this school year with the Look and Laub families and will attend Salem High School. Ellie Look (on left) welcomes her new

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Club Meeting – July 7th, 2016

Lisa Garst is our 70th Club President. iPast President Tommy last week stated “very few great things are accomplished without enthusiasm”, if so, we are then in-store for some great things under President Lisa’s leadership. President Lisa became a club

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Club Meeting – June 23rd, 2016

Delmas J. Bolin, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor / Division of Sports Medicine at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine presented his program titled “VCOM and Central American Medical Missions”. Dr. Bolin spoke to the Club about the Global Health program

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Club Meeting – May 12th, 2016 – Outstanding Citizen Award

Today the Club held its annual Outstanding Citizen Award luncheon.  It did not come as a surprise to many members and some no doubt felt it long overdue that we recognized fellow Rotarian Dr. Thomas “Tom” Fame as our 2016

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Club Meeting – May 5th, 2016 – Paul Harris Fellow Recognitions

Tom Bowers, Chair of the Paul Harris Fellow Committee, presided over our 2016 Paul Harris Fellow Award Ceremony.  This program recognizes Rotarians who have contributed to The Rotary Foundation.  This funding is essential to Rotary International programs across the world

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