New web address: orangerotaryva.org

Please visit the Orange Rotary Club at our new address, orangerotaryva.org

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Tommy Miller, Orange County’s Director of Economic Development, meets with Rotary on Tuesday, Feb. 10

Tommy Miller gets fabulous thank-you gift from President-elect Ellen Wessel for meeting with Orange Rotary

Tommy Miller gets fabulous thank-you gift from President-elect Ellen Wessel for his presentation to the Orange Rotary Club. Thanks to Rotarian Ralph Short for extending the invitation.   (Cool post-it notes in ‘Service Above Self’ dispenser!)

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January 20 Program: Center for Natural Capital

 

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Buzz Van Santvoord, Bob Brockman and Michael Collins

Michael Collins, Center for Natural Capital: Economic Development through Healthy Ecosystems,  “CNC’s vision is to create, optimize, and integrate natural capital solutions into the marketplace. We pose a simple but profound question. What would our economy and quality of life look like if we fully integrated our natural systems into the world of commerce?”

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Hepler Wins Big on Tuesday, January 20!


First, Bill Hepler wins the weekly drawing (which helps fund Rotary scholarships to Germanna Community College).  Then he draws the Queen of Spades.  Outrageous!

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Orange Rotary donates 31 GPS units for 3rd graders’ “Where in the world is Orange County” geocaching project.

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Past and current presidents Sam Kessler and Julie Rettinger with Orange County Public Schools Gifted Resource Specialist Sharon Mohrmonn, OCPS Superintendent Brenda Tanner and Academic Gifted Coordinator Carol Hunter.

 

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Carol Hunter Wins Orange Rotary’s Weekly Raffle

Carol Hunter wins the daily raffle 1-6-15 

Mrs. Hunter starts 2015 with a few more dollars in her pocket :-)   The Orange Rotary’s weekly raffle raises money for the Peter’s Fund which provides scholarships to Germanna Community College.

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NO MEETING TUESDAY, DEC 30, 2014

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2015-2016 Club Officers Elected

Election of Officers 12-23-14

Members at the Tuesday, December 23 meeting elected the following to serve terms beginning July 1, the start of Rotary Year 2015-2016: Greg Dudley, who has graciously agreed to continue as Treasurer; Ellen Wessel, President; and Adrianna Waddy, Secretary (and also as PR chair in John Strader’s absence, for however long that lasts).

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December 2nd Meeting

Janet Brown-Sam Kessler 12-2-14

District Governor-Elect Janet Brown appoints Sam Kessler to the post of 2015-2016 Assistant Governor, Wine Country [Warrenton, Culpeper and Orange].

Janet Brown-Julie Rettinger 12-2-14

District Governor-Elect Janet Brown presents club president Julie Rettinger with the  100% Rotary Foundation Sustaining Member Club’ banner, signifying that every dues-paying member personally gives $100 or more to the Annual Fund.

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November 25 meeting: Kids PRDC dental care kit assembly for Childrens’ Toy Box, 8-9am Comfort Inn

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November 25: Orange Rotarians busy packaging 900 dental care kits for donation to the Children’s Toy Box.  The kits include a toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, instructions on effective dental care and contact information for the Piedmont Regional Dental Clinic. PRDC provides low-cost dental services to underserved residents of Virginia.

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