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Welcome to Medford

2018-19 Bethany Brown Club President

Welcome to the Original Rotary Club of the Rogue Valley, founded in 1923. Join me and your fellow Rotarians for a fun meeting every Tuesday at the Rogue Valley Country Club. See you there!

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Our Membership

Rotary is about giving back to the community together. Our Club does that through the combined efforts of committed men and women from the Rogue Valley.

Our Foundation

We provide financial support through scholarships for post-secondary education of local high school students; and, other philanthropic contributions benefiting youth. 

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10/23/18 Rotary Meeting Notes

Club Meeting: “Riding The Rocket To My Dreams”: – NASA Propulsion Engineer, Norman Chaffee at the NASA Johnson Space Center will talk about growing up in rural Oklahoma to putting a man on the moon, mars and beyond. Norman Chaffee shared parts of his illustrious NASA career with our Rotary Club including visual aids such… Read More

The State of Our Forests

A little bit about guest speaker, David Schott.  David graduated High School in 1965 with Sandy Darland, Ron McUne and Dick Fosbury.  He used to manage a “pack station” at Lake of the Woods.   He was Ex. Director of the Southern Oregon Timber Assoc. and he has is an advocate for putting out forest fires.… Read More

NMHS Rocketry Project

Rebecca Genter, Gabby Parks, and Alice Lulich,  discussed their senior projects. Eleven North Medford High School Seniors are registered to compete in the national “Team America Rocketry Challenge”.  Up to 1,000 teams from around the USA will design, engineer, build and launch a homemade rocket in the presence of an impartial judge. The top 100… Read More

End of Life Choices

Rotary Meeting Notes for Oct. 2, 2018 Jan Rowe and Laurel Miller discussed the end of life choices and presented information on the history and effect of the Oregon Death with Dignity Act. Recommended movie on subject, “Being Mortal” The purpose of the Death with Dignity Act is to be able to control one’s dying… Read More

September 25, 2018 Rotary Club Meeting Notes

RYLA = Rotary Youth Leadership Academy Summer 2018 Camp included speaker guests Shelby, Kate, Sasha, and Alaya. They students convinced our Rotary Club that they are indeed our investment to the future and the camp with provided them with this year was lifechanging for each one.  There were group exercises everyday and evening that enhanced their… Read More

Sign Up Now for Volunteer Opportunity – Construct the Olsrud Family Community Playground Project at Bear Creek Park

The Wizard of Foz

Bob Welch the author the new book The Wizard of Foz, spoke at our Rotary Club today. Four lessons we can take from Dick Fosbury: 1. Imagination – in mid air in Grants Pass he lifted his butt up and developed a new way to jump. 2. Desperation – in desperate times we come up… Read More

Rotary Club Meeting Notes, August 21, 2018

Club Meeting: Domestic Violence In Our Community: Impact and Response: – Community Works supports and empowers people impacted by domestic and sexual violence. In this presentation, Marion Denard, Development and Outreach Director for Community Works discussed the issue of domestic violence, its impact in our community, and Community Works’ services to address and prevent it… Read More

Domestic Violence in our Community

Marion Denard is the Development and Outreach Director at Community Works.  Marion started her non-profit career by volunteering at a domestic violence program.  Her passion is safe families.    In Oregon, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men are victims of domestic violence.  As many as 25% of children in Oregon witness domestic… Read More

Life of An NFL Official

Aaron Santi is a Rogue Valley resident, Principal at Talent Middle School, and part of an elite group of 125 who officiate all games during the NFL season.   During his presentation to our club last Tuesday, Aaron gave an interesting behind-the-scenes look at the requirements to be an NFL official, training, year-around schedules and… Read More

Medford Rotary Foundation Officers 2018-2019

President – Lauren Regnani Vice president- Charlie Versteeg Secretary – Mike Lynch Treasurer – Tom Carter

Jackson County Jail Capacity Crisis

Jackson County Sheriff Nathanial Sickler discussed how the lack of jail space impacts the criminal justice system in Jackson County. The current jail was finished in 1981 and was built to house 176 inmates. But 1985 the county was already being sued for overcrowding. Over the years they have increased to 292 inmates currently and… Read More

Contact Us

Rotary Club of Medford
PO Box 811
Medford, OR 97501

1-541-690-8353

By the Numbers

Club 353
District 5110
Zone 27

Organized May 15, 1923

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