• Winner: WINNER
  • Date: 1/31/2014
  • Rotary Year: 2013-2014
  • Award Category: Club Web Site
  • Club NameBlacksburg
  • Member First NamePaula Alston
  • Address: 
    325 Diamond Ave
    Christiansburg, VA 24073
    United States View on Map
  • Email: palston@mfrl.org
  • Brief Description: 

    Our website is updated weekly, more often if needed. It is searchable using search engines such as Google. It provides a history of the club and our events back to 2008. It has a flexible and friendly interface and is integrated with Google Calendar to link to individual member’s calendars. It is a single place to go to find out all about the current status and scheduled events about the Club.

    It provides a link to our Facebook page, the district website, the DACdb, Rotary International and an easy link to online club makeups.

  • Participation of Club Members: 
    100% of the members have the ability to view the webpage; 10% work to keep it up-to-date and dynamic. Each week the website is updated with the next 4 to 8 programs as well as member contributions from committees and events. After each week's meeting, the bulletin is archived online with photos to serve as a reminder of past events. The website is supported by all the committees, displaying their online forms, schedules, reference material, surveys and event details.
    The club uses Facebook to communicate, share photos and keep members up-to-date with this secondary channel.
  • Resulting Benefits: 
    Our web site provides new member information about what our Club does, its goals and objectives. There is a readily accessible schedule of events – one place to find out what is happening. We include access to public application forms for awards/sponsorships, online data collection for surveys & sign-ups - fast and easier than paper print and a weekly schedule for new members and existing members alike.