Posts By: mjaeger

In Memorium

Michael Moeller Rotary lost a friend and servant to the club on June 22. He was a faithful secretary to the club carefully tracking attendance, club records, updating the district database, keeping track of board meeting minutes, prodding the president about elections and officers, and otherwise keeping the club on track. All of this he… Read more »

New Rotary Year

Outgoing La Grande Rotary president 2018-19 and incoming president Michelle Long 2019-20 pictured. Joel awards Michelle with the Paul Harris fellow representing her excellent work with the exchange program for the past two years.  In his remarks to close the Rotary year June 30, 2019, Joel recalled the many important projects that Rotarians have given… Read more »

Community Clean-Up Day

“On Saturday, May 4th the La Grande Rotary Club is hosting our semi-annual Community Clean-Up Day. From 9:00am to 2:00pm, bring any non-hazardous trash, recyclables, or scrap metal to one of three locations for disposal. We’ll have dumpsters at Les Schwab Tire Center, and the corner of Ash Street and V Avenue in La Grande,… Read more »

Rotary 2017-18 Honors

Rotarians convened at Eastern Oregon University on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 to install new officers and to honor special Rotarians. Joel Myer (2018-19) took over presidential duties from Sandra Ghormley (2018-19). Vice President, Michelle Long, Craig Nightingale, treasurer,  Mike Moeller, secretary were announced as the balance of the executive team. Jessy and Heather Watson were… Read more »

Drug Free Youth Program La Grande Middle School April/May Update The May DFY Event was Pizza, Pop and Prizes Movie Event! Students watched a movie called “Which Brain do you Want?” They learned about how the brain works, what happens when the brain ‘misfires’, the physical impact of drugs and alcohol on brain function, and… Read more »

Tree Planting

As part of Rotary International’s commitment in 2017-18 to improve the planet’s ecosystem, La Grande Rotary planted four trees in front of the old Carnegie Library (Arts East). After a short training at La Grande Parks and Recreation, eight stalwart representatives of the La Grande Rotary Club clawed through the rocky ground between the sidewalk… Read more »

Drug Free Youth Program

Each spring, La Grande Rotary meets at the La Grande Middle School to have lunch.  Cafeteria food for Rotarians you ask? Tater tots, mystery meat, and a carton of milk? What is the lure? The attraction is the students and their reporting on their participation in the Drug Free Youth program.  Each year La Grande… Read more »

EOU ATHLETICS UPDATE

Tim Camp, Head Football Coach at EOU, gave an enthusiastic report to Rotary April 3, 2018.  The assembled club members heard about the incredible success of track and field, football and women’s basketball at national tournaments and the overall success of athletic teams in all areas, Tim credited the leadership, Anji Weissenfluh, with the success of… Read more »