Brian Raitz is Director of the Parkersburg and Wood Co. Library and has became the newest member of the Rotary Club of Parkersburg. Brian is joined by his new member sponsor, Jill Parsons at the May 9 club meeting.
Guess Who Our Featured Speaker Was?
It’s been almost 10 years ago to the day (11/14/05) since this PHS alum spoke to the Rotary Club of Parkersburg. He has played Major League Baseball for the Oakland A’s, Chicago White Sox, won a World Championship with the NY Yankees, traded to the Cleveland Indians, and now for the Atlanta Braves. He has since married actress Joanna Garcia and they have a daughter.
Lisha Conney, WV Small Business Development coach, speaks to fellow Rotarians at their October 25 meeting about the many challenges and opportunities start-up businesses encounter.
Walk-in basis, no appointment necessary.
Cost: $25 includes calcium, phosphorus, blood sugar, kidney function, cholesterol, total protein, heart & liver, uric acid, red and white blood count, hemoglobin and platelet count.
Additional $5.00: thyroid function test • Additional $5.00: prostate screening
Participants should not eat (and drink nothing but water) for 12 hours prior to screening to ensure accurate results.
Representatives from Camden Clark will be available to answer questions and provide information and diabetes detection, prevention and treatment.
Proceeds from this fund raising event will be directed to The Rotary Club of Parkersburg Community Service Fund.
Make checks payable to: Rotary Club of Parkersburg
November 7 • 6:30 – 9:30am
Camden Clark Health & Wellness Center
For more information, call 304-424-2294
Rotary District 7530 Governor Mike Kirkpatrick was the keynote speaker at the club’s October 5 meeting. Kirkpatrick challenged Rotarians to get involved and change lives in their communities while having fun doing so. Kirkpatrick said the Parkersburg is the second largest club in the district of 30+ clubs
Parkersburg Rotarian David Bell discusses medications during the American Revolutionary War at the club’s July 27 meeting. Bell is a Pharmacist, and belongs to “Sons of the American Revolution.”
2014-15 Rotary Foreign Exchange Student Lisa Pasquier from Alsace, France spoke to the club about her eleven month stay in Parkersburg and travels throughout the U.S. Lisa said she will miss her new friends in West Virginia, but plans to return someday.