| May 28, 2013
| 2:56 PM
The Johnstown Rotary Club awarded $7,750 in scholarships funds to seven graduating seniors at the 29th annual Salute to Area Scholars on May 8.
We are so pleased to continue this tradition of recognizing our highest academic achieving students, said...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:59 AM
John Woods Carpenter Jr., 88, of Walloon Lake, Mich., and Orange City, Fla., died Wednesday, May 8, 2013, in Orange City, Fla., as a result of kidney and heart failure.
From birth, he had spent his summers at Walloon Lake and moved there permanently...
| May 26, 2013
| 12:42 PM
Hagerstown Rotary Golf Tournament co-chairmen Tim Harner, center, and Randy Finn, right, present a check to Hagerstown Rotary (Downtown) President Chris Motz, left. The check for $32,238 is the largest amount ever raised by the tournament in its 32-year...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:18 PM
Although polio has been reduced to its lowest level in history, three countries still have polio transmission — Nigeria, Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Last year 223 polio cases were reported. So far in 2013 there have been 19 cases, according to the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 4:34 AM
The following guest commentary was written by Petoskey Rotarian, Dianne Litzenburger.
We are businesswomen. We are mothers of young children, caregivers for our families, and grandmothers. We run nonprofit agencies and work with school systems. We are...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 8:20 PM
This is a busy time of the year for service clubs in Costa Mesa and Newport Beach. Some club members are ringing the Salvation Army bells and staffing the donation kettles at local shopping centers. Others, such as the Exchange Clubs of Corona del Mar and...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Gayle Anderson was live in Pasadena for a sneak peek at some of the 2013 Rose Parade Floats. The 124th Rose Parade presented by Honda will be held on Tuesday, January 1st, 2013 at 8:00 a.m. (PST). This year's theme, "Oh, the Places You'll Go!" features...
| May 16, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Polly Hincks was 85 years old when she decided to join the local Rotary Club.
Now 86, the polio survivor was eating dinner at The McAuley retirement community last fall when she met a few members of Rotary International. She learned that the...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 5:15 AM
Your health section recently noted that a Hopkins dean was among those who want to eradicate polio ("Hopkins dean joins effort to eradicate polio," April 21).
I believe we all ascribe to that hope. My comment comes from the point of view of all the work...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 5:45 AM
Sunrise Rotary Club recently recognized Paul Harris Fellows at its March 22 club meeting.
Foundation committee chairman T.O. Moore, left, presented Paul Harris Fellows Awards to Lieba Cohen (her second), Jeff Rubino (his second) and Vikki Beyer (her...
| Apr 4, 2013
District Gov. Jim Eberly recently attended a meeting of the Rotary Club of Hancock to honor the club with several awards based on the giving levels that the Hancock club made to the Rotary Foundation.
The first award placed Hancock among the 1,550 clubs...