Month: July 2016

Little Free Library Book Drive – Aug. 11 & 18

The Rotary Club of Salem has created 15+ Little Free Library units to be placed around the city where people, young and old, congregate – parks, schools, etc. Now we need to stock those libraries and you can help us

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Club Meeting – July 21st, 2016

Andrew Downs from the Appalachian Trail Conservancy gave the club good insights into how intertwined Salem and Virginia are to the Appalachian Trail.  The Trail, used by 3 million hikers a year, is the longest hiking-only footpath in the world. More of the Trail

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Club Meeting – July 14th, 2016

Today City of Salem Planner Ben Tripp updated our club on Salem’s plans for drawing more visitors downtown.  Some interesting improvements include signs to guide visitors to parking areas, a covered outside gathering area at Library Square, improvement grants for

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Club Meeting – July 7th, 2016

Lisa Garst is our 70th Club President. iPast President Tommy last week stated “very few great things are accomplished without enthusiasm”, if so, we are then in-store for some great things under President Lisa’s leadership. President Lisa became a club

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Club News – 2016 James W. Elliott Scholarship Award

In 2007 the Rotary Club of Salem established the James W. Elliot Scholarship.  The scholarship is awarded annually to a Salem High School student.  This year the recipient is Beatriz Salvador, who will attending Virginia Tech this Fall.  Beatriz’s initial

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Club News – WVa Flood Disaster Relief

DANNY HALL REPORTED THAT ON WEDNESDAY JUNE 29, 2016, THE CLUB DELIVERED FORTY-NINE (49) MUCK OUT KITS AND FORTY-EIGHT (48) GALLONS OF HOUSEHOLD BLEACH TO A GROUP OF VOLUNTEERS MADE UP OF STAFF FROM THE LEWIS GALE-ALLEGHANY REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN

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Club Meeting – June 30th, 2016

Every year we celebrate a Rotarian’s willingness to dedicate the good portion of a year in their life to serve as our Club President.  Today our Club members thanked Tommy Barber for his leadership and commitment to the Rotary motto

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Club Meeting – June 23rd, 2016

Delmas J. Bolin, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor / Division of Sports Medicine at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine presented his program titled “VCOM and Central American Medical Missions”. Dr. Bolin spoke to the Club about the Global Health program

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