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5th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance

Two wonderful nights for dads and daughters at La Grande Rotary’s 5th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance The chocolate fountain flowed and the snacks were devoured, the faces were painted, the photos were snapped, but most important of all, the music played dads danced with their daughters.  The 2020 version of the DDD featured a Hawaiian… Read more »

Holiday Luncheon

SERVICE CLUB HOLIDAY LUNCHEON The La Grande High School Choir, led by the Durfeys, entertained the combined clubs of La Grande Rotary, Sunrise Rotary, La Grande Lions, and Soroptimists on Tuesday, December 17th at Eastern Oregon University. Each holiday season the clubs gather for celebration and fellowship and communicate their major projects in the community…. Read more »

Thanksgiving Breakfast

Thanksgiving!  That means breakfast!  For the past 29 years, the La Grande Rotary Club has partnered with the La Grande McDonald’s Restaurant to provide seniors and military personnel a fresh, hot, and free Thanksgiving Day Breakfast. Rotarians gather at the La Grande McDonalds on Thanksgiving Day morning to serve. All are welcome at this event… Read more »

Rotary Picnic and Special Olympian Celebration

Summer is leaking into Fall and time for the annual Rotary-Special Olympics Picnic. Each year. La Grande Rotarians sponsor a picnic for our local Special Olympians to honor their accomplishments in sport. Besides the regular fare of hot dogs and hamburgers and all the sides, Olympians and Rotarians enjoy games, bingo with huge prizes, and… Read more »

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 »