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Daddy Daughter Dance! What a hoot!

Happy faces abounded at the 7th Annual Daddy Daughter Dance May 7th.  Dads, grandads, uncles, and others escorted their fancifully dressed dates to rock to the tunes of DJ Curran Holden. The fun time featured a food buffet including non-stop Dominos pizza, finger foods, and a chocolate fountain. Faces were painted with flowers and butterflies… Read more »

Interview with a Ukrainian Mom.

Brent Clapp of EO Alive TV showed an interview with Zee Gimon this last Tuesday at La Grande Rotary. Zee reported conditions on the ground from Kyiv, Ukraine. A mother of two, she explained how they lived a typical day in the county’s capital sheltering in the basement of a church and moving to an… Read more »

Daddy-Daughter Dance

Save the date!  Two opportunities for the 2022 La Grande Rotary Daddy-Daughter Dance:                       May 7     1:00 – 3:00  or,  6:00 – 9:00       Union County Fairgrounds More information to follow. Watch Facebook or contact Heather Watson To see how you can sponsor or help with this year’s event.

Professor Speaks on Ukraine

Phillip Travis, Ph.D., History, Washington State University zoomed into Rotary this last week with a presentation on the Ukraine crisis. Dr. Travis joined the EOU history department in 2014 as a visiting assistant professor and is currently an adjunct instructor. His research and teaching interests include the United States and the world, international relations, transnationals, politics, propaganda,… Read more »


UPDATE! Here is a draft of a video we hope to have for each age range, 1-6.   This month the La Grande Rotary Club launches a community literacy program aimed at encouraging families to Read Together! Airing at the Granada Theater on all three screens, previews will invite parents and children to redeem their… Read more »

911 at the Pentagon

Christy Wheeler, retired Navy Commander, spoke at noon Rotary this past week. She gave a detailed perspective of what her experiences were on 9/11 at the Pentagon. While the loss of life that day of 125 Department of Defense employees was high, the toll could have been much higher considering 10,000 people who work at… Read more »

Wildfowl at Rotary

Bob Kavanaugh performs a “duck concerto”  for amused Rotarians.  Bob’s enthusiasm for the hunt and for the resource of Ladd Marsh is infectious!

Presidential Transfer

Incoming La Grande Rotary president, Jessy Watson, congratulates Tucker Billman on his 2020-21 presidency by naming him a Paul Harris fellow. President Billman successfully managed a challenging year for fellow Rotarians by arranging alternative meetings and media, completing service projects in the community, and by skillfully and tactfully leading the club. Rotary meets each Tuesday… Read more »

EOU-Rotary Clean-up Day

Jessy Watson supervises EOU soccer players cleaning up Highway 30 between Les Schwab and the truck stop. Two tons of trash including tires, a mattress, a TV, and every manner of cans, bottles and plastics were hauled to WastePro. EOU football, Lacrosse and soccer teams did an amazing job beautifying the strip. Thank you, EOU… Read more »