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Rotary project in Columbia pays dividends

Thursday, February 1, 2018

International Service is one of Rotary International's six avenues of service.  As an international organization the power of Rotary is strong across the world because like-minded people see beyond their local communities and expand globally.  This is not to say that the local communities do not batter as we have mechanisms in place to server locally, too.  In 2010-11, The Rotary Club of Sherwood began...

ROTARY AIMS TO ERADICATE POLIO

Friday, December 1, 2017

Our Rotary theme for December is "Disease Prevention Month" and eradicating polio is at the forefront of every Rotary Club's efforts.  Rotarians take great pride in being part of an organization that has truly made a difference in combating this deadly disease worldwide for over 30 years.  Most people born in the U.S after the 1950s are not familiar with the polio epidemics that crippled or killed over 50,000 people, mostly children, during its course of infection.  But after immunization programs were widely implemented, the last reported case in the U.S. was in 1998.  The rest of the world was not so fortunate and polio remained rampant in many foreign countries.  Beginning in 1985, Rotary International made a long-term commitment to provide funding and volunteers to rid the world of polio. 

NEWS ROUNDUP: NOV 17 - DEC 1

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

At our Nov. 17th meeting, President Neal welcomed 18 Rotarians as well as Exchange Students Liza and Eline, Lake Oswego Kruse Way Rotary visitor Randy Harvey who we hope will soon be a member of our Sherwood club, Donna Van de Kleft, and Marc Cowan from the Boy Scouts. Kate & Maureen greeted everyone, and Steffen provided another great inspiration before the traditional handshakes around the room.

NEWS ROUNDUP: NOV 10 - NOV 17

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

At our Nov. 10th meeting, President Neal welcomed 17 Rotarians as well as Lake Oswego Kruse Way Rotary visitor Randy Harvey who we hope will soon be a member of our Sherwood club, and our guest speakers Karen and Michael Huntsberger. Kate greeted everyone, and Steffen provided a bi-lingual inspiration before the traditional handshakes around the room.

NEWS ROUNDUP: OCT 6 - OCT 13

Friday, October 6, 2017

President Neal welcomed 21 Rotarians (great turnout) as well as 10 guests for our October 6th meeting at the Senior Center. Introductions: prospective member Verity Caruso and her parents Mike & Amy, Bernie Sims, Landon Karren, Guest Speaker Maggie Chapin, Exchange Students Liza and Eline, summer exchange student Cali, and President of Interact Aleia.. Maureen greeted everyone, and Karen provided the weekly inspiration before the traditional handshakes around the room.