Speaker Puliz Headlines August 5110 Event; Registration Ready
By Judy Corwin
As the August 26-28 Celebration takes shape, registration and a conference website are now available for District 5110’s Celebration — The Year that Changed Rotary! The event will be hosted at the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and Expo Center. Registration on DACdb is now available for the Celebration Event. To read the full conference website, click here.
VICKI PULIZ will headline as the keynote speaker at the Paul Harris Dinner on the evening of August 26. Vicki serves as Rotary International Director from the “Big West” Zones 26 & 27 from 2021 to 2023.
For Accommodations, click HERE to reserve your room at the Comfort Suites. Deadline is July 27. Deschutes County Fairgrounds RV Park and Tent Spaces: Guests must call the Deschutes County Fairgrounds and Expo Center RV Park directly at 541-585-1569, ask for Debora Shuping and then request the Rotary District 5110 RV space rate ($38.00/per night).
Start Your Central Oregon Rotary Celebration With Golf
By Mike Corwin
District 5110 clubs should be assembling foursomes now to compete in the August 26 Rotary Celebration in Central Oregon Golf Scramble that tees off the District Celebration at The Greens of Redmond, just a stone’s throw from the Deschutes County Fairgrounds base for the weekend’s events.
The affordable Thursday morning competition – only $60 per player – includes golf, cart, box lunch, KP, team prizes, and donation to PolioPlus. The scenic Greens par 58 layout includes panoramic views of the mountains while providing plenty of challenge around its course lakes and junipers!
Biz w/Rotarians: Saluting Ulrich Lau and Oregon Overseas Timber Co.
By Bill Grile
Rotary Business Network salutesRotarian Ulrich Lau and his family-owned company, Oregon Overseas Timber as this week’s Business of the Week. Ulrich is Past President of Port Orford Rotary Club, a Multiple Paul Harris Fellow and Sustaining Member of The Rotary Foundation. He is an engaged, inspirational and exceptional Rotary leader.
Launched in 1984, Oregon Overseas Timber initially remanufactured Douglas Fir for the European market at an old hangar next to the Bandon State Airport. Since then, the company has expanded on 24 acres, adding various sawmills, sorting chains, a chopping building, as well as dry kilns. Oregon Overseas Timber utilizes salvage logs from the forest floor, renewing a renewable resource. It achieves high end “clears,” heavily used in the Pacific North and Southwest, today producing over 30 products which are hand-selected and quality controlled to maintain a consistent output. Check it out on the Rotary Business Network.
Every D5110 Rotarian with a business or profession is entitled to a listing in the Rotary Business Network directory. If your business is not listed, click here and add it! For details, visit the Rotary Business Network or contact Rotarian Dan Smith if you have questions.
Assorted Levity for Your Rotary Week/Life
By Mike Corwin
While the doctor might not prescribe it, the ability to find humor in our situation is key for maintaining of sanity, patience, and peace of mind.
Rotary Club of Medford PO Box 811 Medford, OR 97501
By the Numbers
Club 353 District 5110 Zone 27 Organized May 15, 1923