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Posted by Warren Risk
on May 26, 2015
The Hanover Rotary Club has selected the following students from our area High Schools to attend the Rotary Youth Leadership Conference (RYLA) this June 14 to 18 at Messiah College. The Rotary Club fully sponsors the students to attend.
Delone Catholic High School
- Caitlin Paterson
- Daniel Coleman
Hanover High School
- Hannah Markle
- Benjamin Hutton
South Western High School
- Anna Frazier
Spring Grove High School
- Ellen Greene
- Ethan Clark
Posted by Warren Risk
on May 26, 2015
NEW HOPE MINISTRIES cordially invites you to the OPEN HOUSE AND DEDICATION
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015
Time: 11:00 a.m.to 1:00 p.m. Open House
11:30 a.m. Dedication Ceremony Begins
Location: 135 Baltimore St, Hanover, Pa 17331
What: Come see and celebrate how New Hope is making a difference to thousands of neighbors in need!
Parking: Limited parking on-site. Overflow parking available at St Paul's Lutheran Church, 127 York St.
More Information: call 432-2087 or visit www.nhm-pa.org
Want to bring a housewarming gift? Donate food to stock the shelves of our Hanover Food Pantry!
Additional note from Rotarian Julie Beers - "We still have things to do prior to our open house. If people want to volunteer, have them email me telling me they are a Rotary member and I will work a time and project out for them." email@example.com
May 5, 2015, at 12:30pm, the Rotary Club presented Ruth’s Harvest with the $15,000 donation during their meeting at Bay City Restaurant.
Posted by Warren Risk
on Apr 22, 2015
Joint Service Project Between Hanover Rotary and Delone Catholic Interact Club on Saturday April 18 at Conewago Township Park.
Posted by Warren Risk
on Apr 20, 2015
The Hanover Rotary Club is very pleased to welcome the Group Study Exchange (GSE) Team from the Czech and Slovak Republics. On Saturday April 18, 2015 Rotarians from District 7390 and the Hanover Rotary Club were on hand at Harrisburg International Airport to greet
after a long trip from Prague, Czech Republic. The Team members got to meet their host families for the first week.
In what it hopes to be the first of many community forums, The Hanover Rotary Club will sponsor a Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday April 8, 2015 at 7:00pm at the Hanover Hospital Wellness and Education Center, 400 York Street, Hanover Pa. 17331.
Heroin addiction is a dangerous epidemic impacting our young, our families and our community. Parents and residents are invited to attend to learn how doctors, public officials, law enforcement and politicians are working together to fight this epidemic.
Featured speakers include:
Pam Gay -York County Coroner
Claude Staley - Chief Deputy Coroner
David Sunday - Assistant York County District Attorney
Chief Dwayne Smith - Hanover Police Dept.
Chief James Laughlin - Penn Twp Police Dept
Chief Greg Bean - Southwest Regional Police Dept
Voices of Heroin Victims of Hanover
The public is invited and a Question and Answer period will follow the presentation.
(See Public Notice under the Downloads section of this website)
Posted by Peg Sennett
"WE APPRECIATE YOUR SERVICE"
The Rotary Club of York, PA is proud to be the only Rotary Club designated as a "hub" for the National Honor Flight. NHF was founded to give veterans of World War II and the Korean Conflict an opportunity to make the pilgrimage to Washington, D.C. to visit their memorials and witness the Changing of the Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. It is a special day which generally includes a motorcycle honor guard and a greeting with our national representatives.
The next “flight” is scheduled to leave by bus from York PA the third week in October.
Rotary Club of York is asking us to help identify qualified veterans. The veteran’s name, address or email address, and phone number should be sent to Rotarian Al Sykes at firstname.lastname@example.org. Al’s phone is 717-880-1261.
York Rotary is also looking for chaperones to spend the day with one of our veterans. The cost for the chaperone is $100.00 and includes a box lunch. It is an unforgettable day for the veteran and for the chaperone.
At our regular meeting on Tuesday January 27, 2015 Chad-Alan Carr, Founding Executive/Artistic Director of the Gettysburg Community Theatre, shared a program that the Theatre sponsors called the Penguin Project. Essentially area youth with special needs are invited to become the performers in a theatrical production. Each young person is assigned a peer mentor to assist with the rehearsals and performances. The theatre is currently looking for youth, both those with special needs and those without, from the Adams/Hanover area to participate in this year's production. If you or someone you know might be interested in this unique opportunity please contact :
Gettysburg Community Theatre
49 York St
Gettysburg, Pa 17325
NOTE: See our DOWNLOADS section on this website for more information and an application.
Posted by Bob Miller
on Jan 19, 2015
Bob Miller asked that the following information be shared regarding the Rotary Foundation:
- The 2013-14 Annual Report is now available on the Rotary website at www.Rotary.org search for "The 2013-14 Annual Report"
- In this report your will learn:
- Thru the Global Polio Eradication Initiative the cases of Polio in 2013 were just over 400, reduced from 350,000 in 1988.
- Polio remains active in only 3 countries--Nigeria, Afghanistan & Pakistan.
- Contributions to the Annual Fund set a new record at $116.6 million, plus $23.7 million to the Endowment fund.
- How Rotary spent your dues.
- 92% of Foundation funds raised went directly to programs.
- Be sure to register your membership on the Rotary website, then you can view your personal contribution status.
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