Rotary Club of Westerville Announcements Blog

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Welcome to our Club Announcements Blog.

Here we post important news releases on Club activities.

The Rotary Club of Westerville is where Westerville business and civic leaders come together, to improve our community and our larger world, through Service Above Self. We are part of Rotary International.
Get your 4th moving with the Rotary 5K to start the holiday!

Get your 4th moving with the Rotary 5K to start the holiday!

Get your July 4th holiday moving with the Rotary Club of Westerville’s Independence Day 5K at 8 a.m. Monday, July 4. The race and all our Independence Day events for 2022 will take place on the actual date of the holiday – Monday, July 4. REGISTER using the bright...

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Kindergartener Oscar Opermann chooses 2022 parade theme

Kindergartener Oscar Opermann chooses 2022 parade theme

“Star Spangled and Strong” will be the theme of the 2022 Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Parade. Oscar Oppermann, a student in Mrs. Lindsey Gamertsfelder’s kindergarten class at Annehurst Elementary School, submitted the winning entry in this year’s Rotary...

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$20,000 awarded in 2022 Service Above Self scholarships

$20,000 awarded in 2022 Service Above Self scholarships

The Rotary Club of Westerville awarded Service Above Self Scholarships totaling $20,000 to four local students to continue their educations in college. The awards recognize the outstanding students for their active involvement in both school and in service to the...

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Nancy and Todd McFarland honored with Courtright Award

Nancy and Todd McFarland honored with Courtright Award

The Rotary Club of Westerville on Thursday, April 28, awarded its 46th annual A. Monroe Courtright Volunteer Service Award to Nancy and Todd McFarland. The Westerville couple has a long history of dedicated support for nonprofit causes and groups across the...

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Please donate to our Kentucky tornado relief campaign

Please donate to our Kentucky tornado relief campaign

Dear Rotary Club of Westerville members, At my request, our Club Board of Directors has authorized a special fundraiser for our neighbors in need in Kentucky. As you may know, whole swaths of the western side of the state were demolished by a devastating tornado...

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Applications window now open for 2022 Rotary Scholarship

Applications window now open for 2022 Rotary Scholarship

UPDATE: DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MARCH 30, 2022 The application window has opened for local high school students to apply for the 2022 Rotary Club of Westerville Scholarship. Since 1964, the Rotary Club of Westerville has awarded more than $500,000 in college scholarships...

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Rotarian Rock Lantz succumbs to rare blood disorder

Rotarian Rock Lantz succumbs to rare blood disorder

Dear Club Members, It is with great sadness we announce the death of Rotarian Robert “Rock” Lantz. Rock passed away in the early hours this morning, Jan. 3, finally succumbing to his long battle with Myelodysplastic syndrome, a rare blood disorder. A proud Vietnam...

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2021 Phil Brown Holiday Classic at Rike Center Dec. 27

2021 Phil Brown Holiday Classic at Rike Center Dec. 27

The Rotary Club of Westerville’s Phil Brown Holiday Basketball Classic is back for 2021!  Canceled in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions, the tournament featuring Westerville’s three high schools will return for 2021 on Dec. 27 to Otterbein University’s Rike...

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