Month: January 2014

Club Meeting – January 23rd, 2014

The goal of Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) is to create long-lasting, strong relationships that lead to the greatest outcomes possible for children facing adversity. As we strive to reach our growth goal by increasing the number of children served

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Club Meeting – January 16th, 2014

Robert Marmerstein is the Associate Chief Operating Officer at LewisGale Medical Center (LGMC). Today he spoke to us as a member of the Roanoke Healthcare Alliance (RHA).  Our own Jacquie King is a RHA partner. The HCA is an award

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Club News – Winter Coat Drive, Dictionaries for Kids

Prior to our January 16th meeting Club members dropped off much needed new or lightly used cold weather garments for those in need.  The Club donated 151 coats, 14 pairs of gloves, 8 scarves, 32 hats and $65.00.  In picture

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Club Meeting – January 9th, 2014

Today Skip Lautenschlager spoke to as the Membership Advocate for Area 8.  Lenora Shively Downing is the Chair of our Membership committee.   Skip restated facts regarding the decline in membership nationally which affect all civic organizations.  Rotary has just maintained

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Club News – Christmas for Kids Update

On a cold and blustery Saturday morning, December 13, the Rotary Club of Salem hosted the  2013 Christmas for Kids with 35 of the 40 children registered actually participating in the event.  The club project incorporates presenting stockings and presents

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Club Meeting – January 2nd, 2014

Today we had a treat. Our program was by a Past Club President, Joe Cundiff, a blogger Simply Joe and emerging author.  We had the chance to meet one of his two daughters Jayde and Jordyn, the latter to whom

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