December is Disease Prevention & Treatment Month

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December is Disease Prevention and Treatment Month. Not only is this a monthly theme, but it is also one of the 7 Areas of Focus that guide us in achieving successful and sustainable humanitarian projects. (more....)
Botetourt County Rotary Club Donates $4,000 to Local Food Banks

The Botetourt County Rotary Club teamed up with The Bank of Fincastle to co-sponsor The Bank of  Fincastle Virtual 5K Run / Walk this fall.  As part of the virtual 5K, each participant was provided with a packet of information and (more...)
What's New on the District Website?

Thanks to Rick Furr, our District Information Technology Chairman, you may now go under WHO WE ARE and open the tab DISTRICT HISTORY and watch interviews with Past District Governors and others Rotarians.  This has been a work in progress of your District History Committee for  several years.  It is not complete but we will continue to add to this dream.  I hope you will enjoy these interviews as much as we have enjoyed making it available.  
New Market Rotary Club Guest Speaker Series
Mr. Cory Davies, the Executive Director of the RMH Foundation was the guest speaker at our August 12 luncheon meeting. He discussed the impact of COVID-19 on health care in the Shenandoah Valley.
5th Annual Krobath /Brownfield Benefit Golf Tournament
Mr. Jim Douglas addresses the Club on the logistics and execution of the 15th Annual Krobath /Brownfield Benefit Golf Tournament which was  held on Wednesday September 9th. Despite the impact of COVID-19, Jim has spearheaded the effort this year to hold both a safe and fun tournament and we anticipate the participation of over twenty teams. This tournament raises money primarily to help cancer patients and local scholarships.
Citizen of Year Awarded to Rotarian Denise (Dee) Phlegar King of Salem Rotary Club
Given each year by the Salem Rotary Club, the Roy W. Hendrickson Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award was bestowed to Rotarian Denise “Dee” Phlegar King of Salem at the Salem Civic Center during the Club’s weekly meeting on Thursday, September 3, 2020 at the Salem Civic Center by Brothers Mark and Paul Hendrickson.  
Rotarian Edward W. Lautenschalger imparted to the audience: “Dee epitomizes the two Rotary commandments: ‘Service above Self’ and the altruistic duty to do good in the world. Humbled and honored by this award Dee continues to find ways she can serve Rotary and her community and our world.

Members of the Lexington Sunrise  Club picking up road trash between rain storms.
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