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Rotary Club of Front Royal to Partner with the Warren County Department of Social Services to Provide Coats to Needy Children in the Community

Posted on: October 15th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – The Rotary Club of Front Royal announced this week that it is partnering with the Warren County Department of Social Services again in 2018 to purchase coats for kids through Operation Warm.  Last year, as part of the Club’s annual Doc Smith Christmas Basket Program, which provided 145 boxes of food to needy families in the Front Royal-Warren County community, the Club gave out 134 coats to children in need identified by the Department of Social Services.  

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Rotary Club of Front Royal Contributes $126,370 In FY2017-2018

Posted on: September 12th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – At its meeting on Friday, September 7th, the Rotary Club of Front Royal celebrated a history of giving back to the Front Royal-Warren County community.  Past President Doug Stanley (2007-2008) presented a history of the Club’s efforts in building community and, in the words of current Rotary International President Barry Rassin, Being the Inspiration.

Stanley noted, “As members of this Club, you have seen firsthand the financial support that this Club provides this community.  Each year as Club members we roll up our sleeves each July and go out and raise a bunch of money, only to give it all away at the end of the year and start over for the next year.  There are a myriad of organizations, large and small that our Club supports each year.”

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The Front Royal Rotary Club presented the 10th Annual Robert E. L. “Bob” Miller Community Service Award

Posted on: August 27th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – The Front Royal Rotary Club presented the 10th Annual Robert E. L. “Bob” Miller Community Service Award at its meeting on August 24, 2018 to Pamela M. “Pam” McInnis.  Pam has been a life-long resident of Front Royal, Virginia and has been an active public servant in the community,  serving as Superintendent of the Warren County Public School System from 2001-2015.

It is the objective of the Rotary Club of Front Royal to recognize individuals within the Front Royal-Warren County community for contributions that improve the quality of life of its citizens.  The award is named after Robert E. “Bob” Miller in recognition of his 75 years of membership in the Rotary Club of Front Royal, and his Service to the Front Royal-Warren County community.

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Rotary Club of Front Royal Awards Annual Community Grant to Two Local Organizations

Posted on: August 20th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – The Rotary Club of Front Royal awarded its annual community grant this year to two local organizations. The Club awarded $6,100 to the Front Royal Little League to pay for the replacement of the roof on the concession stand and 6 dugouts, to place gravel to create a walkway, purchase an ice cream freezer and to complete installation of an indoor batting cage by installing a concrete floor and providing heat. The Club also awarded $2,400 to C-CAP of Front Royal for the implementation of technology driven infrastructure for C-CAP to train volunteers implementing QuickBooks Software and their new Link2Feed operating system which will allow them to expand their foodbank services in the community.

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Rotary Club of Front Royal Recognizes Stuart Anderson Ashley as Male Student-Athlete of the Year and Macie Jordan Clerkley As Female Student-Athlete of the Year

Posted on: June 12th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – The Rotary Club of Front Royal is proud to present the sixth class of honorees for its Student-Athlete of the Year Awards.  Stuart Anderson Ashley was awarded the 2018 John K. Marlow Student-Athlete Award, and Macie Jordan Clerkley was awarded the 2018 Heidi Noel Moore Student-Athlete Award.

In 2013, the Rotary Club of Front Royal created the Student-Athlete of the Year Award.  The award and its criteria were adopted by the Board of Directors of the Club to recognize the top individual male athlete and female athlete from Warren County High School and Skyline High School. 

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Rotary Club of Front Royal Honors 2018 Warren County Teachers of the Year

Posted on: May 21st, 2018 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – At the May 18th meeting of the Rotary Club of Front Royal, ten Warren County teachers were awarded “The Rotarian Award for Excellence in Educating Youth”. The awards were presented by Melody Sheppard, Chairman of the Club’s Career Information and Educational Excellence Committee, and Greg Drescher, Superintendent of Warren County Public Schools. Criteria for selection of the teachers included setting high expectations for student achievement and supporting students in positive and esteem-building ways. The teachers who received the awards are:

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Rotary Club of Front Royal and the Warren County Department of Social Services Provide 134 Coats to Needy Children in the Community During the Holiday Season

Posted on: January 8th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

 The Rotary Club of Front Royal and the Warren County Department of Social Services provided 134 coats for kids through Operation Warm.  The coats were distributed as part of the Rotary Club’s annual Doc Smith Christmas Basket Program, which provided 145 boxes of food to needy families in the Front Royal-Warren County Community and to children identified by the Department of Social Services.

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The Rotary Club of Front Royal delivered 145 boxes of food to needy families through its “Doc Smith” Christmas Basket Program

Posted on: January 4th, 2018 by FRrotary2013

The Rotary Club of Front Royal delivered 145 boxes of food to needy families through its Doc Smith Christmas Basket Program. On Friday, December 22nd volunteers from the Rotary Club helped pack up donated food items into gift boxes that were either picked up or delivered on Saturday, December 23rd.

 

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Rotary Club of Front Royal to Partner with the Warren County Department of Social Services to Provide Coats to Needy Children in the Community

Posted on: December 4th, 2017 by FRrotary2013

Front Royal – The Rotary Club of Front Royal announced this week that it is partnering with the Warren County Department of Social Services to purchase up to 150 coats for kids through Operation Warm.  As part of the Club’s annual Doc Smith Christmas Basket Program, which last year provided 120 boxes of food to needy families in the Front Royal-Warren County Community, the Club will also be providing coats to children in need identified by the Department of Social Services.  

According to Club President Rick Novak, “The goal of the Doc Smith Christmas Basket Program is to provide basic food staples to families in need in the community to make sure that they can have a traditional Christmas dinner.  This year I am happy to report that we are adding coats to the donation to ensure that every child served by the program will have a new coat this Christmas.”  The Doc Smith

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Rotary Club of Front Royal Distributes 425 Dictionaries to Local 3rd Grade Students

Posted on: October 13th, 2017 by FRrotary2013

The Rotary Club of Front Royal is proud to announce that they have distributed a total of 425 Webster’s Student Dictionaries to 3rd grade students in Warren County this year. The Rotary Dictionary Project delivered to the following schools: AS Rhodes, Dynamic Life Christian, E Wilson Morrison, Front Royal Christian, Hilda J Barbour, Leslie Fox Keyser, Mountain Laurel Montessori and Ressie Jeffries.

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