FUMC – Food Truck

On Monday, October 9 we helped with the Food Truck at First United Methodist Church of Valdese as part of our Ministerial Grant. 135 families were served on this morning. # of our Rotarians and one from Burke Sunrise were present.

Sign Donation

Larry and Audrey Earp would like to donate this Rotary Sign to the club – if we will accept it.

Oct 10 Anniversary Luncheon Update

Our 70th Anniversary Luncheon is coming together and you will not want to miss it. These past presidents will be attending Julius M. Ramsey, Jr “Jute”  1950-1951 Louis W. Garrou 1952-1953 John Guigou 1960-1961 J. D. Brinkley, Jr. 1962-1963 John…

2nd Annual CART Dinner

On Tuesday, October 3, Rotary Club of Valdese Member Bruce Bingham organized an amazing evening at Grace Ridge Retirement Community to support CART. The Grace Chimes Choir entertained the attendees, along with piano music by Dave Sink and a solo but…

Service Above Self Award

Each year the Rotary Club of Valdese honors an individual for their commitment to the quality of life in central/eastern Burke County through their efforts and/or resources. This award will use the Rotary motto of “Service Above Self” as the guidelines…

Program – District Governor Bill Biddle

At our September 26 meeting, District Governor Bill Biddle was the speaker. He went over his goals for the year and talked about his personal highlights in volunteering. We are a part of Rotary District 7670.

New Corporate Member

Catawba Valley Staffing is the first company in the area to take advantage of our Corporate Membership option. Melanie Townsend will be the prime contact for the company.

Garden Work Day

On Saturday, September 23, 12 Interact Students, 5 Rotarians and 2 moms worked 9-11am at the community garden to spread mulch. It was hard work on a sunny day, but everyone worked really hard. Food from the garden is distributed at…

Family Fun Night

At the Town of Valdese Family Fun night on Friday, September 22, Rotarians worked the snack shack while the Interactors handled the 50/50 raffle. From the raffle the Interact Clubs will get $68.

District Grant – Backpack Supplies for Hallyburton

Hallyburton Weekend Backpacks are covered by Drexel First Baptist Church, Mount Calvary Baptist Church and the Hallyburton Staff (the final Friday of the month). This year the Hallyburton Staff will cover October 27, November 21 (the Tuesday before Thanksgiving), December 19…