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Don’t miss our Pancake Breakfast, December 3

The Rotary Club of Farmville is hosting a pancake breakfast on December 3rd at the Woodland Community Center. The cost is $10 for ages 11 and older, $5 for ages 5-10, and free for kids 4 and under. Proceeds will benefit Operation Blue Christmas, an effort by our local police department to bless disadvantaged kids …

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Walk to End Alzheimer’s Service Project

Both the national Rotary and our local club exceeded our goals for this fundraiser. Thanks to all who walked and contributed! Rotary was one of the National Sponsors for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s, with a fundraising goal of $250,000.  Over 500 Rotarians nationwide participated in the event.    Last-minute donations still welcome! Please click …

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Our Second Global Grant!

Our Rotary Club has gotten approval for a $122,000 global grant, our second global grant in two years, quite a rare accomplishment! Thanks to Patti Wagner and Sue Carter for their extensive work to bring the grant to fruition. The grant will provide desperately-needed NICU services in Honduras by providing equipment and supporting vocational training …

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District Governor visits

Our District Governor, Kenny Janes, visited the club on August 25 and gave a stirring talk about the difference Rotary makes in the world. He focused on a life-changing experience he had while helping a young boy get his back-to-school clothes and supplies. The lunch they enjoyed together opened his eyes not only to the …

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Wrapping Up a Very Successful Year

At our end-of-year gathering on Thursday, June 30, we celebrated our accomplishments for the year and the Rotarians who made them happen. The lighthearted, joyful atmosphere grew out of the camaraderie we’ve enjoyed all year long.  President Jenn Kinne talked about her three favorite things for the year: 1. Our service to the community, both …

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Taste of Farmville 2022

Great food and excited people marked the return of the Taste of Farmville at the Fireman’s Sports Arena on April 28. We thank all our sponsors and vendors who made the night possible. Rotarian Rhonda Arnold spearheaded the event, and Rotarian Cannon Watson and company added live music. Here are our vendors. Next time you …

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Meeting needs in Honduras

Farmville Rotarian Patti Wagner has returned to Honduras to take part in her ongoing work there through Friends of Barnabas. She is working with other Rotarians as well, pictured here. Here is her update: San Pedro Sula, Cortes, Honduras has four very active Rotary Clubs. The Merendon Club is an all female group. They are …

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Women Who Inspire

As I wandered into our lunch meeting a couple of weeks ago, I was the first man to arrive in a room full of women. We’ve talked from time to time about the outsized role of women in our local Rotary club, but that really drove it home. I had not been in the club …

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Our First Global Grant!

Our first global grant will provide 13 hospitals in Ghana with Warmilus non-electric, long-lasting warming blankets for infants. This entire region had only one incubator that was broken and relied on electricity that was often down, so these non-electric warmers should save many lives. Way to go Rotarian Sue Carter for making this happen!