Sean O’Leary with the WV Center for Budget and Policy

IMG_3946Sean O’Leary with the WV Center for Budget and Policy spoke to the Parkersburg Rotary Club on Feb. 13?about the serious budget issues facing our state. O’ Leary stated that a newly formed grassroots coalition of citizens and organizations, Protect WV (protect wv.org) was established to protect West Virginians against harmful budget cuts.

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New Member Brian Raitz

Brian Raitz 1Brian 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.

Natalie Roper Speaks at Rotary

 

natalieRoperNatalie Roper from Generation WV tells Rotarians that her group is actively retaining  and building local networks of 18-45 year olds who want to call WV home, but may not aware of the professional opportunities.

Look Back on Rotary – Guess Who???

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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.

2015 Parkersburg Rotary REDUCED COST BLOOD SCREENING

Rotary_Blood_Screening15All area residents eligible, no physician order required.

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

Rotary District 7530 Governor Mike KirkpatrickRotary 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