Ella Christensen, age 9, was with two friends in the swimming hole at Loeb Park when one of the other girls ran into trouble with the Chetco River’s late spring currents. Ella knew exactly what to do:
“Stop Plastic, Stop Polio,” was the goal on Sept. 18, when the Coos Bay-North Bend Rotary held its Polio Plus Awareness Day at the Farmer’s Market in Coos Bay. ‘
“Southern” hospitality extended to our Rotary Friendship Exchange visitors.
Fellowship and polio eradication will be the order of the evening on November 1 at Medford’s Walkabout Brewing Company as they play host to the Medford Rotary Club’s Vine & Pints for Polio.
Rotary works in many different ways toward a more peaceful world. These include various exchange programs, our Peace Fellow’s program and the District’s Peace Conference, Sept. 21 in Ashland, OR.
If the District website looks different to you, that is because it’s new! The District Governors approved the redesign of its website and the work was accomplished over the summer.
A Working Ranch That Restores Purpose And Spirit To Veterans Of All Ages.
Central Oregon Veterans Ranch (COVR) is a 19-acre working farm in a rustic setting that promotes the healing of combat trauma across the lifespan. Central Oregon is home to approximately 20,000 veterans including those who served in WWII, the Korean War, Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan, and numerous other military operations.
The Water Resources Graduate Programs at Oregon State University awards M.S. and Ph.D. degrees and brings together faculty and students from six colleges and multiple departments. Rotary wanted to take advantage of this unique opportunity and the expertise of Oregon State University faculty by awarding seven scholarships to students from Southeast Asia to learn about water resources.
When the Rotary Clubs of Bend and Bend-Mt Bachelor discovered that in our state the literacy rate was only 85%, Rotary leaders knew that had to change. Further research revealed that our state prisons estimate the number of future prison cells by the number of illiterate children we have in third grade.