Month: August 2014

PTSD Candlelight Vigil

On August 15th The Salem Rotary Club hosted a candle light vigil in support of veterans and families affected with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. (PTSD). Below is a transcript of Club member Herm Reavis’ address to those gathered at the

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Club Meeting – August 14th, 2014

Our speaker today is Walter Hughes, Jr.  He has been a member of the Rotary Club of Rocky Mount, Virginia for 14 years.  “Doing Good in Ghana” is but one of the reasons he was honored as a Champion of

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Club Meeting – August 7th, 2014

“Leading Men of Character in Afghanistan” Today we were privileged to hear a man speak publicly for the first time about his experience and memories of the men with whom he served in combat.   Eric Horne would much rather talk

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Club Meeting – July 31st, 2014

Betsy Richards first comments were to confess that she was a “dog show addict now.”  Betsy spoke to the Club about her start in the dog world and offered insights into professional breeding and dog show competitions.  The members enjoyed

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Club Meeting – July 24th, 2014

Today we were favored with a distinguished speaker, Michael Friedlander, PhD.  Dr. Friedlander is Founding Executive Director, Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute (VTCRI); Associate Provost for Health Sciences, Virginia Tech; Senior Dean for Research, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine;

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