Rotary Oregon Fire Relief

5110’s Fire Relief Fund Gaining Traction, Providing Aid to Victims In response to the catastrophic loss of homes, businesses, and livelihoods for many Oregonians, Rotary has established a Fire Relief Fund to help victims of the fires rebuild their lives. Oregon...

President’s Message September 29th

This letter is all about gratitude and appreciation. I am VERY happy that our political programs are behind us and that I (and many of you who sent me emails) thought that we stuck to the issues, and met the 4-way test in the way we treated each candidate. I am very...

President’s Message September 22nd

I was very happy to see our recent rains that cleared up our skies and provided much needed help to our very brave and hard working firefighters. It made me so happy I kind of wanted to do a little dance!! I thought about that for awhile and thought perhaps our...

President’s Message September 15th

With everything that is going on and continued smokey skies outside, it is really hard to be positive, but then we receive messages of concern and action by our District Governor Cindi O’Neil. First she put out a need for Red Cross volunteers and told everyone...

President’s Message September 1st

I have included an email received from the President of Rotary International last week, that tells us the African region is certified Polio free (the only known cases left are in Afghanistan and Pakistan). Many of you saw this in the national news last week. This is a...

President’s Message September 8th

This weeks program will be with one of the candidates in the upcoming election for the 4th congressional district and feature Congressman Peter DeFazio. His challenger Alex Skarlatos will speak to us in 2 weeks. I want both programs to meet the 4-way test and most of...

President’s Message August 25th

My last few days have been spent picking, culling, and preparing apples from the prolific tree in our back yard! So what are the possibilities after they are peeled and sliced. There are many and only your imagination and creativity limit them. Besides just nibbling...

President’s Message August 18th

We all got  a nice message from last weeks (Aug 11) speaker on how much he enjoyed speaking to our club.  I have invited all of our speakers to join us early (1200-1215) and to stay late after the “Parting Shot (post 1:15) to be part of our open session, to get...