Rotary International's Paul Harris Fellow Award was presented to a non-Rotarian who has served her community for 35-plus years. A member of the Delta Rotary Club made a contribution to The Rotary Foundation in honor of Mary Pfalzgraff, paving the way for her recognition at the Delta club's May 15 meeting.
Every year, the Delta Rotary Club awards several scholarships to high school, Vision, homeschool and vocational students. The funds for these scholarships are raised from two major Rotary fundraisers -- a golf tournament and a raffle.
Delta Rotary Club is planning to host a foreign exchange student for the academic year of 2019-2020, and is looking for families with an interest in sharing their home for about four months during the school year.
To learn to read, children need to build and improve their vocabulary. What better way to help them learn than to give them a dictionary.
Azalee Hoffbauer was honored on Dec. 11 as the Cedaredge Rotary Club's student of the month. Hoffbauer is a senior at Cedaredge High School (CHS).
Delta Rotary Club announces its annual raffle to raise funds for Delta High School graduates and nursing students at the Technical College of the Rockies. To date in 2018, the club has awarded $14,000 in scholarships.
Rotary Club of the North Fork Valley is forming a satellite club and will hold a kick-off meeting for interested members at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 18, at Remedy Juice Bar Cafe, 232 Grand Avenue, Paonia.
The basement and sanctuary at Cedaredge United Methodist Church were packed last Wednesday as area residents gathered to celebrate the town's Rotary Club and the club's commitment to world-wide causes.
Joe Agne, pastor of the church and incoming president of the Cedaredge Rotary Club, hosted the evening which featured a pasta dinner prepared by church members.
Poliomyelitis (polio) is a paralyzing and potentially fatal disease that still threatens children in some parts of the world. The poliovirus invades the nervous system and can cause total paralysis in a matter of hours.
The North Fork Valley Rotary Club will host its annual Casino Night from 7-11 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Shade-Scapes, 122 E. Bridge Street in Hotchkiss. The event will include poker, blackjack, prizes, a silent auction and lots of fun.
In honor of World Polio Day, which is widely recognized on Oct. 24, the Rotary Club of the North Fork Valley will give an update on Rotary's 27-year mission to eradicate the crippling childhood disease at the weekly lunch meeting at noon Thursday, Oct. 27, at Paonia Town Hall.
It has been said that "leadership cannot be taught, but it must be learned."
Two outstanding Paonia High School students were given a unique opportunity last summer to experience what that means.
The North Fork of the Gunnison River was crawling at 19 cfs Saturday for the first ever North Fork Rotary Club Ducky Derby fundraiser. The first, second- and third-place ducks, which floated downstream on their sides, took about 10 minutes to cross the finish line roughly 100 feet downstream of the Paonia River Park.
Paonia resident Steve Simpson will soon be one of a handful of North Fork Ambulance crew members to be certified as an Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate.
Simpson originally joined NFA in 1995, then later worked full time for the Delta County Ambulance District (DCAD) before going to work at the coal mines.
For more than five decades, Don Foster has helped keep the wheel of the North Fork Rotary Club turning. He has shaken countless hands, attended more than 2,500 meetings both here and abroad, helped raise money for scholarships, non-profits and other notable causes, dropped many a dollar in the donations can and sung a lot of silly songs.
In late summer, the Delta Rotary Club welcomed Lindsay Roberts as its newly elected president. Officers for the 2015-16 term include Morgan Yost, past president; Jim Wetzel, treasurer; and Jody Jorns, secretary. Meetings are held every Wednesday at 7 a.m. at Daveto's in Delta.
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