District Governor’s Message: Novel Approaches to Membership Expansion

August is Membership & Extension month. Therefore, my message this month focuses on initiatives and services being designed to strengthen and grow our membership base. I am pleased to report that we increased our district membership by over 100 new members during the past Rotary year. This growth can be credited to the importance that clubs placed on reaching their membership […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

Sibert Advises: “Plan for a New Year of Giving”

By Frank Sibert Foundation Committee Chair email: [email protected]   A new Rotary year is now here. The last two years have been good for The Rotary Foundation. We have met our goals and have raised some funds for the people of the world. Our efforts should make each and every one of our Rotarians in […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

Valentine Rotary-Sponsored Drive Reaches 4000 Pints

By Bob Stetter The first blood drive sponsored by the Valentine Rotary Club was held on January 16, 2003. The location was at Cherry Hills Estates, a local assisted living facility. The drives quickly out-grew the available size at Cherry Hills. The location was changed to the Catholic Church parish hall where they have been […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

PDG Stetter Named Chair of Governor’s Challenge Blood Drive

PDG Stetter Named Chair of Governor’s Challenge Blood Drive As announced in the June newsletter, PDG Bob Stetter has been selected to serve on the Board of Directors of Global Network of Blood Donation (GNBD). He joins Hassan Adelakun (Nigeria, District 9110), Kishore Kumar, PDG (India, District 3020), Ravi Langer, PDG (India, District 3040), Daniel […] [Continue Reading] ...read more

Clubs Asked to Set Higher Goals for Polio Plus

By Delane Wycoff As the new 2012-2013 Rotary Year begins, all clubs in District 5630 are asked to give top priority to increased giving for Polio Plus. Although the goal of polio eradication seems to be drawing closer, there is a terrible risk for rapid setbacks because of lack of funding for vaccinations. Currently, there […] [Continue Reading] ...read more