La Grande Rotary will meet at the Urban Vine in Island City, Tuesdays at Noon. The address is 10105 W. 1st Street, Island City. Parking is on the west side of the building.
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Daddy Daughter Dance
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Daddy Daughter Dance 2023
The eighth annual and “original” Daddy-Daughter Dance event is scheduled for March 4. Proceeds from this La Grande Rotary gala sponsors local scholarships, literacy programs, exchanges, community service projects, and other work aimed at serving the youth of this community. All information and ticket purchase can be found at: https://lagranderotary.org/ddd2023/
La Grande Rotary at Halloween Downtown!
Downtown La Grande was swarming with animals, hobbits, wizards, and cartoon characters on Monday. It was Halloween, after all, and children were costumed and in pursuit of candy. Although La Grande Rotary and Mountain Valleys Reading Council had candy at their booth, they also had different treats to hand out: Children’s books and a READ… Read more »
Click on the URL below to watch a 2 minute video showing a parent reading to their preschool child. These helpful videos demonstrate simple methods for reading with children. Read Together! videos were produced by a collaborative project of the La Grande Rotary, the Mountain Valleys Reading Council, Brent Clapp Media, and OTEC. https://vimeo.com/722779094
GO-STEM at La Grande Rotary
This last Tuesday, David Melville, Executive Director of GO-STEM at EOU, gave a presentation about efforts to encourage and support STEM education in the seven east most counties of Oregon. The GO-STEM Hub offers professional development, resources and materials to teachers, and a network of services to schools. One of the most recent initiatives offered… Read more »
Mountain Mushroom at La Grande Rotary
Steve Payne and Collette Zack presented their passion for mushrooms at La Grande Rotary this week. After their positive experience in using lions mane and reishi to help his Steve’s mom improve cognitive function and kidney health after brain surgery, they found their passion in researching mushrooms. They have now embarked on a venture to… Read more »
Click on the URL below to watch a 2 minute video showing a parent reading to their infant child. These helpful videos demonstrate simple methods for reading with children. Read Together! videos were produced by a collaborative project of the La Grande Rotary, the Mountain Valleys Reading Council, Brent Clapp Media, and OTEC. For the… Read more »
US Navy Captain and the USS Port Royal
Captain Nick Richards, USN, Ret. spoke at La Grande Rotary this last Tuesday. His presentation focused on the USS Port Royal, the cruiser he commanded for four years. He demonstrated how the antimissile systems operated by sending a “bird” out every two seconds to intercept incoming missiles. These ships constantly patrol the seas and provide… Read more »
Special Olympics Picnic
Last Tuesday, La Grande Rotarians invited Special Olympics participants to an evening of food and fun. A dozen Rotarians served at the Riverside Park picnic. The photo above highlights Dave Koza and Jeff Crews’ antics in preparation. Grilled burgers and dogs and all the trimmings started the evening as honored guests munched down watermelon and… Read more »