Posts By: mjaeger

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 »


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 »

Daddy Daughter Dance

The Fourth Annual Daddy Daughter Dance held Feb 17 at the La Grande Armory and Convention Center was a huge success. Not only did lots of young girls have a terrific time dancing, wining prizes, and having tasty treats; but also dads, uncles, and grandpas had an opportunity to spend quality time with their loved… Read more »

Daddy Daughter Dance

SOLD OUT! Tickets for the Daddy Daughter Dance on La Grande February 17th, 2018 are gone. Thank you to all in the Rotary Club and the community for involvement in this positive event.

Christmas/Holiday luncheon

  December 12, 2017. The La Grande High School Choir presented a medley of Christmas songs at the annual Christmas/Holiday Luncheon sponsored by the La Grande Rotary Club. The event provided an opportunity for local Rotarians, Lions, and Soroptimists to celebrate the season and to share fellowship of common goals in serving the community.  After… Read more »

Blankiegrams at Grand Ronde Hospital

The Grande Ronde Hospital Oncology and Infusion Center director and nurses had reported that patients receiving their therapies often felt cold as they sat long hours in the clinic. Although the hospital does all it can to adjust the environment, some patients can’t seem to stay warm.  Blankiegrams to the rescue!  Sandra Ghormley, a cancer… Read more »

Mike Wood at Rotary

Mike Wood instructs Joe Petrusek on the art of balance. Mike has Parkinson disease, a progressive disorder of the central nervous system that affects  how your body moves. It can also change the way you think–unless you tackle the problem head-on as Mike has done.  Mike has developed an aggressive approach to keeping the chronic condition… Read more »