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Full length, full of life, fun, informative and just what Rotary is all about. With happy dollars, announcements, what’s new and some great presenters with important information in the world and how it affects the US. Oregon and Eugene.
TUESDAYS – Noon to 1:10
Graduate Hotel – 66 East 6th Avenue
Eugene, Oregon, 97401-2667
In-Person meetings with Hybrid Zoom at the Grad!!
NEARLY A CENTURY OF SERVICE
As the Original Rotary Club in Lane County and one of the oldest in Oregon, The Rotary Club of Eugene has served the community well – and has sponsored many other Rotary clubs in Lane County, Oregon and even foreign countries.
This important club has been very involved in the life, business, government and service to people of this community.
PEOPLE AND FRIENDS
As a leading service organization of Lane County, The Rotary Club of Eugene has provided a touchstone for generations of business and government leaders. Longtime relationships and friendships have come out of both Rotary’s natural ability to connect people and the place this club holds in the community. Generations have found camaraderie and networking opportunities at the meetings and in the work of this Rotary Club.
For nearly a century this club’s meetings have provided an insight into the workings of government, business, medical, education and society of the community and the world. Some of the best and brightest have presented at this club. Local, national and international speakers provide the members and the media insights and inspiration. The scholarship awards are inspiring and heartfelt. This is a very special place to see and be seen.
MODEL UNITED NATIONS learning experience. ARTSPARK EUGENE at all Eugene 4J Elementary Schools. Eugene has the new WJ SKATEPARK because the Rotary Club of Eugene. SKINNER BUTTE PARK was saved. State of the art RIVERPLAY children’s playground. The HULT CENTER, CUTHBERT AMPHITHEATER, TUGMAN PARK and ALTON BAKER PARK. The club supports FOOD FOR LANE COUNTY, MINI HOMES, Education and Arts in area schools, local YOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS, PEACE SCHOLARSHIPS, HIGHER EDUCATION INITIATIVES and CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS, Rotary’s INTERACT and Rotaract Youth Groups.
Polio is right on the verge of complete eradication in the world. Rotary excels with health and education efforts, Fellowship Exchanges, International Students, Group Study Exchanges. World Peace. Rotary created Peace Centers around the world with Masters Degrees in Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution. Rotary sends in Shelter Boxes for disasters. The creation of the UN was a Rotary Project. Education and scholarships is a huge part of Rotary. Rotary Clubs build parks, music centers, schools, camps. Clubs support efforts in underdeveloped areas of the world and our country for water wells, cooking stoves, sanitation, housing, education and medical services. And simply just about anything where there is a need.. . . .
Supporting the Environment becomes Rotary’s seventh area of focus, which are categories of service activities supported by global grants. It joins
Peacebuilding and Conflict Prevention
Disease Prevention and Treatment
Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene
Maternal and Child Health
Basic Education and Literacy
Community Economic Development.
Club meetings, committees and projects are the heart and soul of Rotary Clubs. How people get involved with each other, in the community and in the world. Participation is how members find their perfect place. How they can serve to their best. And how they can have the most fun! Rotary provides so many ways for members to get involved. The soul of Rotary. And participation provides the hearts and that special place for each member.
Children with Special Needs
ArtSpark is one of the signature projects of the Rotary Club of Eugene. It has been so successful, helping to fund the Artist in Residency program from Lane Arts Council at all the Eugene 4J Elementary Schools.
This year even in the last of a pandemic, the ArtSpark gala raised $24,000. Along with many sponsors and donations, Arts Education continues in the 4J School districts elementary schools provided by the Artists in Residency program.
The Rotary Club of Eugene is beginning the countdown to it’s 100 year anniversary of service. As one of the main pillars of the community it has contributed mightily to the growth and nuturing of this community and the world. It’s going to be a big bash and everyone will want to participate. 100 years and still going strong.
100 Rotarians staffed the Special Rotary booth at the Riverfront Festival in conjunction with the World Athletics Championships
Rotary was one of only 15 partners of the festival with the opportunity to share the Rotary message to visitors from all over the world. Plus hand out a lot of Rotary water bottles. It was a total success for Rotary and a lot of fun for the participants. The festival ran from July 15 to July 24.
At the Grad in-person with Hybrid Zoom available.
Club has returned to in-person meetings. The camaraderie with members and guests is just great. Back to in-person with hybrid zoom for those wishing to continue online.
Update on our club's global Maternal and child health grant in the Tororo district of Uganda. Catastrophic flooding in Eastern Uganda and related mudslides are in the northeast part of Tororo district and very close to one of the four sub-counties of our grant and...
We have passed out over 1000 water bottles in the first 8 days. Over 85 Rotarians mostly from the Southern Willamette area have signed up to staff the booth. Everyone is having a good time sharing about Rotary and working with other Rotarians. This booth has made a...
Pictures of Skinner Butte work parties. The crew this year was: Andy Vobora and three of his colleagues from Travel Lane County, Scott Freck, Jeff Robinson, Jay Silverman, Diana Bray, Karen Scheeland, Jane Scheidecker, Darryl Larson, Dennis Biggerstaff, Rae Lynn...
Rotary Dudes! Good looking presence at the Eugene Festival Rotary Double Booth for the whole world to visit from the World Athletics Championships.
Wednesday at the Eugene Festival for the World Athletics Championships Oregon 22. Happy Rotarians having a good time with visitors from around the world at the Rotary Booth.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown visited the Rotary booth at the Eugene Festival of the World Athletics Championships.