October is: Economic & Community Development Month
Governor’s News.................1
Foundation News.................3
Tribute to Dave Moreman...6
History Moment....................7

Road to Dist Conference....8
District News.........................9
Assistant Governors......... 24

Spotlights & Club News....27

Hurricane Matthew has significantly impacted the lives of our friends and neighbors. In fact, 10 of our 29 Rotary districts in Zones 33 & 34 have experienced significant flooding, damage and devastation. We have an opportunity to help. (more....)
Local funding and district grants combine to support disabled students
By Jeremy Spilman
Harrisonburg, VA- Patrick O’Brien and Sam Polglase are two typical middle school students.  However, they took on an atypical project recently to help other students at their school who are less fortunate than themselves.  They started a fundraising effort to raise $20,000 for specialized equipment that helps provide students with multiple disabilities some physical activity.  The funds are to purchase a Quadriciser Therapy System for use in Janine Bailey’s Peer mentoring class at Montevideo Middle School in McGaheysville, VA.  The equipment will be used by students in this class for years to come.  (more....)
Ten More Presidents Elect Complete RLI Part 1
Ten more Presidents-Elect completed Rotary Leadership Institute Part 1 together on Saturday August 20th at Wytheville Community College.  They were joined by three future Rotarian Leaders and District Governor-Elect Dick Ray for a well-rounded class on club leadership, ethics, team building, and Service Above Self!   Thus far, 20 PE's have passed RLI Part 1 this year!  More details in the August District Newsletter!
Presidents-Elect and District Rotarians Enjoy Special Rotary Leadership Institute Seminar
Ten Presidents-Elect completed Rotary Leadership Institute Part 1 together in Roanoke on Saturday August 13th .  They were joined by five future Rotarian Leaders, an Assistant Governor and a District Governor-Elect for a well-rounded class with focus on club leadership, ethics, team building, and Service Above Self! 
Staunton Rotary Club Gives Grants to Local Nonprofits
STAUNTON, Va (WVIR) - Nine nonprofits serving the Staunton community are benefiting from the generosity of a civic group. The Staunton Rotary Club handed out $7,000 worth of grants to those organizations Tuesday, July 19. (more....)
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