Posts By: mjaeger

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 »

Yard Sale September 27

It’s time to clean out the garage!  We are desperate for Yard Sale items.  Dale Basso has collected only a few things thus far and the Ultimate Yard Sale is September 27. This weekend would be a good time to go through cupboards, the linen closet, and the garage for items you haven’t used and are… Read more »


President Beth Stewart Takes the ALS ICE Challenge with District Governor Doug Taylor. Click on the link below to watch the video! IMG_0430

First La Grande Rotary Exchange Student Comments

Judith Thoren posted on La Grande Rotary’s timeline Judith Thoren June 8 at 4:27pm As the first exchange student sponsored by LaGrande Rotary Club in 1972 who was from Elgin, Oregon, I have often thought of the outreach of the LaGrande Rotarians. I wanted to drop you a short note to say I’ve treasured my exchange… Read more »

Need Host Family

Do you know this man or these young women? He is pleading on their behalf. Chris Taylor is in the hunt for a host family. We are overdue in finding a place for our current exchange student from Switzerland. Please ask friends and neighbors if they might be interested in hosting this amazing young woman…. Read more »

Enchilada Feed Success!

Last night’s Enchilada Dinner was a tremendous success!  We had a packed house…families and friends, colleagues and councilmen, the mayor and members of Sunrise Rotary, college students, Exchange students and the Middle School D-FY kids. Whether you wrapped silverware, rolled enchiladas, brewed tea, sold raffle tickets, baked desserts, scrubbed pans or sported sombreros and mustaches,… Read more »