Month: October 2014

Club News – Valley Waterway Clean-up

On October 14 a group of Rotarians from the Salem Club met to volunteer their efforts for the Clean Fall Waterways project. Seventeen Rotarians; several family members; our exchange student, Alvaro Catel; and 5 Interact students and their program sponsor

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Club Meeting – October 16th, 2014

“Hidden Costs of Government Regulation in Higher Education” Roy Ferguson is the executive vice president of Bridgewater College. He graduated from the University of Virginia and received a law degree from William and Mary’s Marshall-Wythe School of Law.  Before joining

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Club Meeting – October 9th, 2014

Miguel Harding LaPuz, M.D., M.B.A., was appointed Director at the Salem Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Salem VAMC) April 24, 2010.  Dr. LaPuz has excelled in academic medicine, research and healthcare administration.  He is also board certified in Internal Medicine. Today

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Club Meeting – October 2nd, 2014

Junior Achievement (JA) is the world’s largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their own economic success, plan for the future, and make smart academic and economic choices. Our speaker, Katherin Anderson

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Club Meeting – September 25th, 2014

An Overview of the Virginia National Guard Today Reid Garst introduced our speaker Col. Douglas Messner.  Reid and Col. Messner were roommates at VMI.  Good friends ever since, who even introduced to each other their prospective wives.  Col. Messner graduated

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Club News – Spartan touchdowns to be felt across the globe

October 9, 2014 article in Salem Times-Register about our Club’s End Polio Now initiative with the Salem High School Spartans football team.  We are This Close to eradicating polio from the global.  It has been a worldwide campaign with ignorance

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Club Meeting – September 18th, 2014

Attendance Awards – Lowell Gobble & New Membership Informational Update – Tommy Barber Today we had two program in one.   Presented by Attendance Committee Chair, Lowell Gobble, recognizing Club members for their consecutive years of perfect attendance and President-Elect

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CLUB NEWS – Bem-vindo Alvaro! Welcome!

The Rotary Club of Salem is pleased to announce the arrival of Alvaro Catel as a Rotary Exchange Scholar.   Alvaro comes from Sorocaba, Brazil, a city of 700,000 inhabitants near Sao Paulo.   He will attend Salem High School and pursue

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