April is Maternal & Child Health Month!!!
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History Moment..................29
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Assistant Governors.......... 35

Club News.........................37
Over 180 Rotarians met on Friday and Saturday at the Hotel Roanoke for PETS-2017. Saturday afternoon included club leaders for a joint session of CTT (Club Team Training) too.
District Governor Elect Dick Ray Celebrates with Rotary Club of Lexington Lunch
DG Elect ('17-18) Dick Ray joined the Lexington Lunchers for an After Reverse Raffle Celebration on April 5 in Lexington.  The Club's first fundraiser raised $15,000 for local and international charity projects. Event Chair Joanne Robblee extended her sincere thanks to all the club members for making the "Big Deal" event a rousing success. (more....)
Money Reads
Many students graduating from College face staggering amounts of debt. Lynne Stover, literary coordinator of the Reading Makes Cent$ program, said a few books could help change that.
Foundation Grants from the Rotary Foundation
As clubs worldwide recently celebrated the 112th anniversary of the first Rotary club meeting, I think it's interesting to also consider the history of The Rotary Foundation and it's impact through humanitarian projects around the world. This first meeting provided the spark for what we all know as Rotary today.
C. Ned Lester: Rotarian and PDG C. Ned Lester Passed Away
PDG C. Ned Lester passed away Wednesday, February 22, 2016 surrounded by his wife and children. He was born and raised in Washington County, Virginia. The sone of John and Vene Lester, he was a twin and one of 12 children. 
"Service Above Self" aptly describes the James Madison University Rotaract Club. With over 40 active members, the club has contributed substantially to service projects locally and abroad.
How Inclusive is Your Club?
Recently, I cam across the concept of "conscious inclusion" when reading an article about how a bank consulted with an NGO for people with vision impairment when designing their new credit/debit cards. I started thinking about whether Rotary clubs are practicing conscious inclusion.
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