Joe Oliverio, Executive Director of RESA V speaks to Rotarians

Joe OliverioJoe Oliverio, Executive Director of RESA V spoke to Rotarians at their March 14 meeting. His agency, funded by the state legislature, supports schools in five counties including Wood. They provide training, maintenance, curriculum support, centralized purchasing, just to name a few of their services.

Michelle Toman on Suicide Prevention

Michelle Toman speaksMichelle Toman speaks from personal experience to Rotarians about suicide prevention, and the upcoming Out of the Darkness Walk on September 26 at Parkersburg City Park. Toman, from Ritchie Co., worked to get a bill passed in the Legislature that will address suicide causes and prevention techniques in Middle and High School classrooms.

Benefits the United Way delivers to the Mid Ohio Valley

Andrea Shirey, Executive Director of the United WayAndrea Shirey, Executive Director of the United Way of the Mid Ohio Valley tells fellow club members of the many benefits the United Way delivers to the Mid Ohio Valley. The Rotary Club of Parkersburg was one of the civic clubs responsible for establishing the Community Chest, the predesessor to the local United Way.

District 7530 Newsletter for the 2015-2016

Our first District 7530 Newsletter for the 2015-2016 Rotary year.  Look for the next edition in August!

July 2015 Rotary Newsletter

Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly

DrKentBrantlyDuring their 4/13/15 meeting, Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly told Parkersburg Rotarians that God has a plan for him after surviving the deadly virus during last summer. Brantly, an Indiana native, revealed that his father graduated from WVU Medical School and enjoyed living in Morgantown several years ago.

2014 Sour Mash Grant Recipients


Terah Klein, SW Resources; Lisa Collins, Wood Co. Habitat for Humanity; Mary Beth Shay, MOV Health Dept.; Brenna Call, Vienna Public Library; and Lindsey Anderson, President, Rotary Club of Parkersburg.


Rotary Blood Screening Volunteers 2014

All volunteers must report to back of building at 6:00 P.M.

Doors for screening will not open until 6:30 P.M.


Blood Screening

 Reduced Cost Blood Screening for all area residents!


Blood SCreening


Ryan Taylor receives new member badge and packet


Ryan TaylorUpon receiving his new member badge and packet, Ryan Taylor addresses the club on 9/22 with brief bio information.




Blood Screening a Success

Rotary’s 2012 Blood Screening was a great success!!!

We ended up doing 366 tests on the day of, and we brought in was around $10,620.

Many positive comments from people, that if it was not for this screening they would not be able to have their blood checked.

Thanks to everyone who helped out and keep up the great work!!!