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Heart of Virginia Free Clinic wins community grant

We awarded our second $5,000 community grant this year to the Heart of Virginia Free Clinic to fund a program to purchase dental appointments for uninsured free clinic patients from local dental care providers. The appointments will include: cleaning, fillings, extractions, and prescriptions for pain and infection. This year the Club was blessed with 12 outstanding grant applications totaling requests for…

District Governor inspires our club

On Thursday, September 7, District Governor Rudy Garcia visited the Farmville club for a board meeting and regular lunch meeting. At the board meeting, he actively listened to our upcoming plans and asked questions, shared statistics about the club’s membership, and brainstormed ideas for recruiting and retaining new members. During the lunch meeting, DG Rudy was the meeting’s speaker, and…

President Shaunna presents goals for the year

On July 20, newly inducted Club President Shaunna Hunter spoke to the lunch and happy hour clubs about her goals for the year. She organized her thoughts for the year into four categories. The first was By-Laws Revision. It has been a number of years since the Farmville club revised its Constitution and By-Laws, and it is good practice to…

Update on our Honduras Global Grant

Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing Train the Trainer Grant In August of 2022, Rotary International approved a Train the Trainer Grant to be implemented over a three-year period.  The Merendon Rotary Club of San Pedro Sula and the Rotary Club of Farmville have partnered on this grant, with Friends of Barnabas Foundation being the implementing organization.  Here is a quick update…

Fishin’ Frenzy winners!

Area fisher folks enjoyed competing for prize money and supporting our Rotary club in the bargain. The awards ceremony took place Saturday, May 13, 2023. We thank everyone who took part. Proceeds from the week-long tournament will benefit non-profits in central Virginia. Photos by Jennifer Fraley.

Taste of Farmville a great success!

Great food and excited people marked the Taste of Farmville at the Fireman’s Sports Arena on April 27. 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. Next time you see our vendors, please tell them you appreciate their support of Taste…

Blood Drive

Give blood at the Woodland Community Center, 103 Varner Drive, Farmville, on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 10 am to 3 pm. And be sure to mention Rotary! It’s our ongoing competition, Farmville Rotary Club vs. Farmville Lions Club, and we appreciate the goodhearted Lions for engaging with us to benefit our community. Blood is especially needed right now, so put…

FACES wins community grant

Our club has awarded a $5,000 community grant to FACES to fund a cooler site for its County Line location. “Our Club is extremely proud to be part of this project, and we are excited to help FACES be able to add a cooler to its County Line location,” said Joy Stump, Rotary Club President. “During the past two years…

Pancake Breakfast a rousing success

We had great attendance at our pancake breakfast on December 3rd at the Woodland Community Center. Built a lot of community spirit, and the kids enjoyed seeing Santa. Proceeds benefitted Operation Blue Christmas, an effort by our local police department to bless disadvantaged kids with a great Christmas. Thanks to our Happy Hour members for organizing this.