October is Vocational Service Month
Governor’s News ...............1
Convention Watch .............3
History Moments ...............5
District News .....................6
Spotlight ..........................11
Committee News .............12
Club News .......................17
 
 
 
 
 
Rotarians and leadership from Area 10 are:

Bill & Karen Rich, Bluefield; Elene Combs, Tazewell; DG Vivian; Assistant Governor Assaad & Carla Mounzer, Bluefield.
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Linden Rotary Helps Fund New Elementary School Playground Equipment
The Rotary Club of Linden presents a check to E. Wilson Morrison Elementary School in Front Royal for new playground equipment during a presentation at the playground... (more)
Wheelchair distribution to Guatemala, "Providing mobility to those who have none."
Thirteen Rotarians from Lexington Sunrise, Chatham, Harrisonburg, Front Royal, Salem, Johnson City, Manassas, and Marion, NC will participate in the third distribution of Wheelchairs in Guatemala 21-26 August 2014.  
RYLA 2014
It's that time of year again to start planning for the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Seminar. RYLA continues to be an exceptional learning experience for eligible high school juniors and seniors. Rotary Clubs are encouraged to sponsor students to attend this fun leadership-focused weekend planned for December 5-7, 2014 at the Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.
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Rotary International News
Dynamic young club uses social media to grow
Erin Mills had just finished teaching for the day in Montevideo, Uruguay, when her smartphone buzzed with a message. An impromptu gathering to watch Uruguay's World Cup soccer match was being organized. Through the power of a mobile messaging app, a majority of the Rotary Club of Plaza Matriz had soon assembled at a member's home to munch on baked goods and chips while rooting for their national team. That enthusiasm and ability to draw a crowd has made the club, which just received its charter in July, a success in the country's capital city. Made up almost entirely of young professionals,...
Previewing the World Polio Day Livestream event
Rotary celebrates World Polio Day on 24 October with a Livestream event featuring expert speakers and celebrity performers. Hosted by Time magazine science and technology editor Jeffrey Kluger, the Chicago event also includes a global status update on the fight to end polio and the challenges that remain, as well as information about joining Rotary's historic campaign. The program, being held before a live audience at 18:30 Chicago time (UTC-5), includes a performance from Tessanne Chin, 2013 winner of the TV show "The Voice," an introductory message and videotaped performance by reggae star...
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