Stories

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50th Anniversary Tree Grove planted at Rotary Park 
Rotary South dedicated a tree grove at Rotary Park in honor of our 50th Anniversary year. Three beautiful sugar maple trees were planted. We hope to add to the grove in the years to come.
50th Anniversary Tree Grove planted at Rotary Park Lori Hammel 2016-09-29 00:00:00Z
50th Anniversary/100% Paul Harris Club
On February 4th, Rotary South celebrated our 50th Anniversary as a club. To mark the occasion, we decided to become a 100% Paul Harris Club. 
50th Anniversary/100% Paul Harris Club 2016-02-15 00:00:00Z
Reading is Fundamental Book Distribution with Rotary South

Thanks to a $2,000 District Grant, Rotary South was able to enhance the number of books distributed by our local Reading is Fundamental program to elementary schools in the area.Image

Reading is Fundamental Book Distribution with Rotary South Patricia McLaughlin 2014-12-02 00:00:00Z
Awards and Installation Dinner 2014
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A wonderful time was had by all who attended this year's Awards and Installation Dinner!  Be sure to check out the photo album (see right-hand column link).  Our thanks to Rotarian Bob Fox for making everyone look so great!

Awards and Installation Dinner 2014 Patricia McLaughlin 2014-06-27 00:00:00Z
Rotary South meetings have moved!

The vote is in ... Rotary South has a new home!

Our Thursday noon meetings will now be held at the Secret Recipes Reception Center,  located just off of Stevenson Drive on Normandy Road (north of Hardees).  The food is fabulous, and there is plenty of free parking and accessibility and plenty of room to welcome everyone.  Join us!

 

Rotary South meetings have moved! Patricia McLaughlin 2014-03-24 00:00:00Z
Oscar went home!

Last year's youth exchange student, Oscar, has returned to Taiwan.

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Oscar went home! Patricia McLaughlin 2013-07-22 00:00:00Z
Recycle with Special Olympics Illinois and support their athletic program!

SPECIAL OLYMPICS ILLINOIS makes it very easy for you to recycle printer ink cartridges, old cell phones, and small electronics (digital cameras, MP3 players, etc.). 

Recycle with Special Olympics Illinois and support their athletic program! Patricia McLaughlin 2013-02-20 00:00:00Z
Rotary's adopted children's clinic in Macedonia performs successful liver transplant

The new children's clinic in Skopje Macedonia, which was established early this year with the help of several Rotary clubs (under the leadership of Springfield South Rotarian Lee Malany) and Hospital Sisters Mission Sisters Outreach, has performed its first liver transplant!

Here's an excerpt from an email report to Lee Malany from Lazar Zakovski in Macedonia:

 

Rotary's adopted children's clinic in Macedonia performs successful liver transplant Patricia McLaughlin 2011-11-02 00:00:00Z
Who is Rotary??

Ever wonder what Rotary does and who participates? 

Watch this video to see more:   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_3q0dMjZ_-I  

As it says at the end of the clip, in Rotary there are no funny hats, no secret handshakes.

Rotary is simply an opportunity to
    build friendships,
        serve the community,
            and save the world.

We invite you to join us!

 




 

Who is Rotary?? Patricia McLaughlin 2011-07-14 00:00:00Z
Rotary South helps Pediatric Clinic in Skopje Macedonia

Rotary South's latest international project involved raising funds to send a shipping container of medical supplies to Skopje Macedonia


Rotary South helps Pediatric Clinic in Skopje Macedonia Patricia McLaughlin 2011-04-25 00:00:00Z
Pop Tabs, Food and household goods ... donate today!
Collect Pop Tabs for Ronald McDonald House; food and household goods for Kumler.
Pop Tabs, Food and household goods ... donate today! Patricia McLaughlin 2011-01-31 11:03:33Z
Sweatshirts for Douglas
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Rotary South delivers new sweatshirts to Douglas School
Sweatshirts for Douglas Patricia McLaughlin 2011-01-31 11:02:30Z
Daily Bread meals delivery service for the Senior Center

Rotary South is proud to assist the Senior Center with Daily Bread deliveries to homebound seniors in Springfield on Thursdays. 

Check out our DOWNLOAD FILES on the left of your screen for the latest delivery assignments schedule.

Daily Bread meals delivery service for the Senior Center Patricia McLaughlin 2011-01-31 00:00:00Z
Rotary E-Clubs are good choice for makeups
 When time doesn't allow you to travel to make up at another club, you might find E-Clubs to be a good option!
Rotary E-Clubs are good choice for makeups Patricia McLaughlin 2010-10-19 00:00:00Z
Daily Bread deliveries RESTORED!!
Daily Bread Deliveries have been RESTORED!!!
Daily Bread deliveries RESTORED!! Patricia McLaughlin 2010-08-24 00:00:00Z
Collecting Plastic Containers!
Recycle and reuse your unwanted plastic containers for St. John's Breadline.
Collecting Plastic Containers! Josie Rocco 2010-07-16 00:00:00Z
Rotary South Board Meetings
First Tuesday of each month at 4 p.m. All members are welcome to attend.
Rotary South Board Meetings Patricia McLaughlin 2010-07-16 00:00:00Z
Donate toiletries from your hotel stay
Bring home the soap!
Donate toiletries from your hotel stay Patricia McLaughlin 2010-07-16 00:00:00Z
This is Rotary!
Visit this link:  This is Rotary!

Join us!  Help us change the world -- for the better!

This is Rotary! Patricia McLaughlin
Help St. John's Breadline
Plastic containers to help St. John's Breadline
Help St. John's Breadline Patricia McLaughlin
Laketown Elementary
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School supplies were delivered to Laketown Elementary 5th Grade!
Laketown Elementary Patricia McLaughlin
Rotary South brochure
Everything you ever wanted to know about Rotary South ...
Rotary South brochure Patricia McLaughlin
See Club Bulletin for latest news
See Club Bulletin for latest news Patricia McLaughlin
Rotary's YouTube Channel
Be sure to check out Rotary International on YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/rotaryinternational
Rotary's YouTube Channel Patricia McLaughlin
History of Rotary South
Ever wonder how Rotary South got started??  Check out the "About Our Club" link.
History of Rotary South Patricia McLaughlin