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Rotary International

Rotary Club of Longview Washington / Rotary International

We made tremendous progress in our fight to end polio, and we have a new strategy to finish the job (read more in October's The Rotarian interview with John Sever on page 59). Rotary's goal is to raise $50 million annually to be matched to the one by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation. Make...

District 5020 Governor, Maureen "Mo" Fritz-Roberts, her Chief of Staff and husband Dale Roberts and Assistant Gov. Anil Puri spent last week in the Longview/Kelso area. Rotarians from the 3 Clubs had an informal opportunity to meet Mo at a reception at LCC on Tuesday evening. Gov. Mo provided a short and humorous preview of her...

It was an honor to represent this Rotary Club at the RI International Convention in Hamburg, Germany last June. I found myself rubbing elbows, literally, with many the 25,000 other Rotarians who were present. Over 100 countries* were represented. Many attendees wore clothing of color and style. Others wore matching pants and shirts and hats...

On February 22. 23, and 24, I had the privilege of representing our Club as your President-Elect for 2019-2020 at President-Elect Training (PETS). The meeting was held at the Double Tree Hotel in Sea-Tac Washinton and there were over 700 other presidents-elect representing eight Rotary Districts. The meeting gave me the opportunity to meet and...

The wheel emblem has been the Rotary symbol since the early days of the organization. the first design was created by Chicago Rotarian, Montague Bear, who was an engraver. Bear's drawing was a simple wagon wheel with a few lines to show dust and motion. The wheel was said to illustrate "Civilization and Movement", which...

New Rotarians in the following classifications: Architecture Construction Emergency Services/1st Responders Engineering: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Chemical, & Industrial Port of Longview Public Utilities District Pulp & Paper Retail: Food, Beverages, Coffee, Merchandise, Hair/Beauty Motor Vehicles and Services Veterinarian ...

Due to an all day DECA event at the Conference Center on January 16th, we will be meeting at the McClelland Art Center. You will not want to miss that program! We have Desmond Doss, Jr. whose Dad was the subject of the movie Hacksaw Ridge, directed by Mel Gibson, which came out a few years ago. His Dad was the only congressional...

In lieu of bellringing for the Salvation Army, we passed a Santa Hat as two meeting before Christmas. Thank you, Rotarians! Because of your generosity, Longview Rotary can present a check for $1,952 to our local Salvation Army. Our Christmas meeting this year included the St. Rose School Bell Choir. It was a delight to have them preform...