Month: April 2014

Club Meeting – April 24th, 2014

We had a special guest joining us today.  District Governor Ron Mabry made a brief address outlining how our Club and individual contributions to the Rotary Foundation are applied to the eradication of polio, Rotary International projects and help fund

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Club Meeting – April 24th, 2014

Today we hosted the final group of organizations given grants by our Club for the 2013-2014 Rotary year.  The first group of grant recipients were acknowledged at our March 13th meeting. Our Club channels its energies toward two major fundraising

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Club Meeting – April 17th, 2014

The topic of our program today was Feeding America Southwest Virginia (FASWVA). Feeding America SWVA was founded in 1981 and proudly commemorates 33 years of fighting hunger and changing lives through community partnerships. The program was presented by Jenny Doud,

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Club Meeting – April 10th, 2014

Today’s program was provided by Nancy Oliver Gray, President of Hollins University.  She became Hollins University’s eleventh president in January 2005.  She brought to Hollins a strong belief in the liberal arts and sciences and the need for women’s colleges

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Club Meeting – April 3rd, 2014

Our program today by Sarah Henrickson Parker, PhD, was warmly received and fascinating.  Her topic was “The Human Factor: Applying Science to Health Care”.  It is about how understanding human foibles can help to mitigate human error.  Dr. Parker holds

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Club Meeting – March 27th, 2014

Judy Park, Western Virginia Co-ordinator was our speaker representing Young Audiences – Arts for Learning – Virginia  (YAV).  YAV is dedicated to bringing innovation and imagination to education through the arts.  They believe that creativity and critical thinking are essential

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