Posts By: mjaeger

Thanksgiving Morning 2015

Dave an Zee Koza welcome a Thanksgiving Breakfast guest at MacDonald’s. A crew of servers welcomed dozens of seniors and veterans on Thanksgiving morning at the La Grande McDonalds.  Treated to anything they desired for breakfast, guests were served by Rotarians and family members and took their orders, delivered meals, and bussed tables. Thanks to… Read more »

Thanksgiving Breakfast

Seniors an veterans are invited Thanksgiving morning, November 26, 2015 to the 25th Annual “Free Senior Citizen And Veterans Breakfast” at McDonald’s in La Grande. Open from 6:00am-9:00am, the La Grande Rotary will be serving.

Changing of the Guard

Tim Seydel takes the presidential office for 2015-2016. Judge Eric Valentine administers the oath. La Grande Rotarians celebrated the end of a Rotary Year Tuesday, June 2, at the Historic Union Hotel. The club was represented by most of the membership and their guests.  The celebration included a wonderful dinner of prime rib, salmon or… Read more »

Enchilada Dinner

Support our Youth! The La Grande Rotary Club will host a second annual Enchilada Fundraiser to support youth programs for La Grande and Union County. The fundraising event will be held at the Blue Mountain Conference Center, in La Grande, from 5:00 PM until 7:30 PM on Friday, May 8. The dinner will feature Chicken Enchiladas, beans,… Read more »

Liberty Theatre Clean-up Day

  Joel Myer urges Beth Stewart to just pick up the barrow and toss in the waste! Saturday, March 7th, 2015, Rotarians and community members gathered early to dispatch the waste from deconstruction of the false ceiling at the Liberty Theatre. Insulation, plaster, broken lath, and all sorts of bits and piece of the former… Read more »

An Enchanted Evening

La Grande Rotary’s inaugural daddy-daughter dance, An Enchanted Evening, fulfilled everyone’s expectations as a success. The Masonic Ballroom in downtown La Grande was packed with over 300 participants who enjoyed an evening of music, dancing, food, grand entrances, face painting, and a chocolate fountain. Many daughters had their dads on the dance floor all evening…. Read more »

An Enchanted Evening

La Grande Rotary has secured the date, booked the hall, hired the talent, planned the food and fun and now invited our community’s girls and dads/grandpas/uncles to An Enchanted Evening! This will be the perfect opportunity for the princess in your daughter to shine and for an evening of food, music, dancing and fun. Join… Read more »

El Salvador Project

Beth Stewart, club president 2014-15, reported on  her trip to El Savador to represent the club to young women we are supporting to go to high school. These students, because of their poverty and rural location, do not normally attend school after their elementary years. Support from La Grande Rotarians makes it possible for their… Read more »

Rotarians at Food Drive Post

Doyle Slater and Glenas Orcutt are two volunteers urging shoppers to donate to the Union County Food Drive. Robert Strope, also a Rotarian, organized the supervision of the drop box where several Rotarians and other community members gave of their time to support folks in need in the county.

Liberty Theatre Project

Over a period of three Saturdays, La Grande Rotarians removed walls and ceiling from the left half of the internal construction that hid the Liberty Theatre from view. The construction added to the building in the early 1960’s converted the Theatre to commercial space. Rotarians and Liberty Foundation volunteers joined effort to remove much of… Read more »