Meetings: Holiday Inn - Thursdays at 12:00pm-1:15pm
 

Grapevine

Programs Last week: Mark S. Nantz, President & CEO, Valley Health System. The system’s region serves 78 million people with 6,200 employees, 28 percent of whom live in West Virginia. Their economic impact on the region is $1.25 billion. This week: Robin Zanotti, President, C&O Canal Trust Coming up: March 11: Dr. Wm. Benjamin Martz, Jr., Dean, College...

Programs Last week: Bill Bowen, Club member and owner of Bunker Hill Antiques, presented “Antiques: What you need to know about selling.” He also shared stories about some of his sports memorabilia. This week: Dean Thomas, WVUH CEO Coming up: February 18: TBD February 25: Mark Nance, Valley Health CEO Opening – Vickie Elliott led us in the Pledge...

Programs Last week: Buzz Poland introduced Mark Letenzi from the developers of the Shenandoah Hotel. Our club met weekly at the Shenandoah for about 50 years. There are 38 apartments in the upper floors and mixed use retail and office space on the main floor. They are hoping to attract a restaurant as well. The project...

Programs Last week: John Taylor is the District International Service Chair. He discussed the impact of service projects around the world and shared some of his own experiences in El Salvador. This week: Mark Letenzi: Shenandoah Hotel Restoration. Coming up: February 4: Bill Bowen, Estate Sales and Antiques Collections February 11th: Dean Thomas, WVUH CEO February 18th: TBD ...

Programs Last week: There was a short club assembly. We are in a strong financial position with 118 members. Robert Sowell, Sr., gave his member bio. He was with the Fairfax Club for 15 years. Dana Orsini, District Governor Elect, provided a District update. Guests John Gillis, guest of Pete Mulford. Derek Parsons, West Virginia Radio Corporation,...

Programs Last week: Chris Kinsler, Publisher and Editor of The Journal, shared The Journal’s top stories of 2020 both for sports and for news. Their top story for sports was the impact of Covid-19 on sports across the board. The top story for news was Covid-19 taking a toll on the eastern panhandle and the state. Coming...

Note about meeting venue: The Club will continue meeting in person at the Holiday Inn, along with an option to join virtually. Programs: Last week: David Welch of WRNR Radio shared top 10 international and local news stories. Week before last: Berkeley County Basketball Coaches each spoke for a couple minutes. Kelly Church, Hedgesville Boys Head Basketball Coach; Kyle Triggs,...

Note about meeting venue: The Club will continue meeting in person at the Holiday Inn, along with an option to join virtually. Programs: Week before last (we didn’t meet on Thanksgiving): Herb Smith came to talk with us about District Communications and Rotary Public Relations. Among other things, he encouraged us to wear Rotary swag to attract...

Note about meeting venue: The Club will continue meeting in person at the Holiday Inn, along with an option to join virtually. Programs: Last week: Darrell Shull gave his new member bio and gave a talk on his experience as chief election officer in Berkeley County. Darrell has been in the world of politics for 40 years...

Note about meeting venue: The Club will continue meeting in person at the Holiday Inn, along with an option to join virtually. Programs: Last week: President Pam showed some photos that included an always smiling Pete Dufourny on the mission trip to help victims of flooding in southern West Virginia. Club Assembly: The club is financially stable; we...