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The Parkersburg Rotary Club recently welcomed two new members. Mike Lewis (second left) is joined by his sponsor Chip Ferrel and Chris Miller (second right) is joined by his sponsor Kim Couch. Club President Jill Parsons (far left) formally welcomed each to the club by presenting them Rotary pins and introducing them at the noon […]

Visit by Rotary District 7530 Governor Dave Whalen

Rotary District 7530 Governor Dave Whalen paid a visit to the Parkersburg Rotary Club on Monday, October 2. Whalen was joined by club officers Senta Goudy, Andy Hartleben, Jill Parsons and Michelle Dailey following the meeting. Whalen complimented the club for the many good works they do in Parkersburg and abroad.

Club Speaker WVU-P President, Fletcher Lampkin

WVU-P President, Fletcher Lampkin was the club’s guest speaker on Monday, August 28. He said that even though the state legislature has made deep funding cuts to colleges and universities, WVU-P  tightened their belts in advance, and have experienced a surplus. Following the meeting, Lampkin (second from right) was joined by WVU-P colleagues and Rotary […]

Rotarian Bob Boone, President of the McDonough Foundation

Fellow Rotarian Bob Boone, President of the McDonough Foundation, spoke to the club about the Foundation’s history, purpose, and impact throughout West Virginia since its founding in 1962. Named after its founder Bernard McDonough, Boone said that the Foundation gives an average of $1.4 million annually to area non-profits seeking to makes the lives of […]

DuPont Latest to Partner with Rotary Club on Drug Free Schools Project

PARKERSBURG, W.VA.—DuPont Washington Works became the latest organization to join with the Parkersburg Rotary Club with its drug prevention program in local high schools. Currently, Parkersburg South High School and Parkersburg High School have 200 students each participating in Drug Free Clubs of America (DFCA). Last year, the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation joined Ohio Valley University […]

2017 Sour Mash Application

The Parkersburg and Wood County Rotary clubs are pleased to once again host the Sour Mash golf tournament. This event is in its 46th year and will be held on Friday, September 1, 2017. Proceeds raised from the event are awarded to area non-profit organizations and for scholarships for area students. If your organization would […]

Drug Free Schools of America

Parkersburg Rotarians Ben Shuman and Bob Newell recently offered up their culinary skills for Parkersburg South students participating in the Drug Free Schools of America program during and “end of school year cookout.” The Rotary Club of Parkersburg is the lead sponsor of the program at both PSHS and PHS. Williamstown HS is scheduled to […]