Month: August 2013

Club Meeting – August 22nd, 2013

Fellow Rotarian Lt. Col. Pat Green, U.S. Army Retired, spoke to us about Southwest Virginia’s first veteran’s cemetery dedicated in May of 2011.  Pat Green was “one of the driving forces behind the cemetery” (Roanoke Times) and enlisted the aid

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New Member Inductions – August 22nd, 2013

New Member Inductions: From left to right – Charlie Thompson sponsored by Mark Johnson; Skip Lautenschlager sponsored David Griffith; Lew Bishop (representing sponsor Lenora Downing) and new member Ron Bradbury.  Our fearless leader President Sam is overseeing the ceremony and

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CRUISE-IN for PTSD Awarness – August 16th, 2013

Our thanks to Barney Horrell for providing photos and reporting on the Rotary Club of Salem hosting its 3rd Annual Candle Light Vigil at the Salem Veterans Administration Medical Center in support of Veterans and families affected by Post

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Club Meeting – August 15th, 2013

Mr. Anthony Flaccavento spoke to us today on the topic of sustainable economic development in rural America.  He has 25 years of hands-on experience in sustainable community development, along with a BS degree in Agriculture and Environmental Science and a

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OSD Press Release 2013

Olde Salem Days (OSD) will continue its grand tradition and storied reputation as parajumpersonlinestore the foremost Arts and Craft event in the region.  On September 14th (2nd Saturday in September), the renowned Olde Salem Days graces the streets of downtown

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Club Meeting – August 8th, 2013

Our speaker was Lars Hagen whose topic was the “Myth of Global Warming” OR “How I became an Anthropogenic Global Warming (AGW) Skeptic And Why I Still Am And Why You Should Be Too”. An AGW-Skeptic is an honorable, responsible,

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Club Meeting – August 1st, 2013

Our program was Dr. Michael Bentley “Our Planet, Our Future”.  Dr. Bentley gave an educational program expressing concerns for humankind’s stewardship of our planet Earth’s finite resources.  Statistics relating to three primary areas of concern… population growth, consumption of natural

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