District News

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.
Bedford Rotary Club presents a Service Above Self award to Centra Bedford employee
Donald Moore, Centra Bedford Memorial Hospital’s Manager of Environmental Services, was recognized recently by the Bedford Rotary Club, for his service above self ideals.  When COVID-19 began impacting the area, each hospital in the Centra system set up an Incident Command Structure (HICS) to prepare for positive cases.
Rotary Club of Waynesboro Donates $30,000 to Local Agencies
The Rotary Club of Waynesboro has not been able to convene for their weekly luncheon meeting during the last two months but that has not kept them from looking for ways to help the local community during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Rotary Club of Waynesboro donated $5,000 to both Valley Pastoral Counseling Center and Valley Hope Counseling Center to support their Client Assistance Funds. A donation of $1,000 was given to The United Way to help supply hygiene kits for families picking up meals at city schools. A donation of $3,000 went to the Valley Program for Aging to help fund...
The spread of the covid-19 virus has had both a health and economic impact on the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia and northeast Tennessee which comprise Rotary District 7570.  The district and its clubs have responded to the crisis in several ways.  

In April, district leadership identified $10,000 (more....)
Rotary Club of Salem Honors Immediate Past President Marty Misicko and Inducts New President Jeffrey Howard

Rotary Cluf of Salem honored immediate past president (2019-20) Marty Misicko for his exemplary club service with a plaque at the induction of incoming President Jeffrey Howard (2020-21) at their club meeting on Thursday, July 2 which was held at the Salem Civic Center (more...)
Rotary Club of Broadway-Timberville presents several donations
The Rotary Club of Broadway-Timberville presented checks for $1,000 each to four local schools for their "Weekend Food Back Pack Program, $1,000 to Plains Area Daycare Center, and $2,000 to Camp Jigsaw a camp for children with Autism. These donations came from support from our community at our major fundraiser "Night At The Races"
Rotary Club of Tri-Cities Supports Community Amid COVID-19 Pandemic
The Rotary Club of Tri-Cities recently received a grant of $1,400 to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank of Northeast Tennessee to help with the COVID-19 Food Box Program. The club presented the check on Wednesday, March 27.
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