Month: September 2013

Club Meeting – September 26th, 2013 – Rule of Law Project

Quoting Club member Dr. H. Alan Seibert… “Virginia students are very good at reciting the branches of government, checks and balances, etc. but don’t have as good a handle on why we have laws in the first place. In partial

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Club Meeting – September 19th, 2013

Our program was presented by Dr. Philip S. Prince , who teaches geology at VA Tech.  His topic the “Geological History of Blue Ridge Mountains Around Salem”, focused on the interesting origins of the topography that sets the natural “sklyine”

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Olde Salem Days – An Overwhelming Success

Months of effort came to an end shortly after 7pm.  The art and craft vendors had all packed up and were driving home, cleanup crews and the street sweeper had canvased the streets, and the barricades had all been removed. 

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Club Meeting – September 12th, 2013

Nancy Stafford proved to be a charming and very interesting speaker.  She shared with us how her upbringing and faith supported her on the path she chose after being named Miss Florida and graduating from the University of Florida with

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Club Meeting – September 5th, 2013

No Rotary Club speaker has greater knowledge of their subject matter than our own Dan Wooldridge discussing football refereeing. Today Dan gave us his annual review of rules changes and how they might impact this Fall’s NCAA football season.  NCAA

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Member News – Joseph Campbell Thomas

We are deeply saddened by the passing to long time member Joseph Campbell Thomas, 91, of Salem, who passed away on Wednesday, September 4, 2013.   The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. and from 6 to 8

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Club Meeting – August 29th, 2013

U.S. Congressman Morgan Griffith represents Virginia’s 9th District comprising  the City of Salem down through all of southwest Virginia. Congressman Griffith spoke briefly about a topic of particular interest to him as a member of the House Energy and Commerce

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Member News in The Rotarian – August 2013

Kids Watch as Water Project Takes Shape In 1997,Tom Fame visited Haiti for the first time. But after serving on several medical missions, Fame, an allergist, became frustrated. “They didn’t ever change anything,” he says.  A member of the Rotary

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