Category Archives: General Information

Little Free Library – Take One, Leave One

Free libraries? Haven’t libraries always been free? What’s so special about a small, free library? Let’s go back to the beginning……. In 2009, Rotarian Todd Bol of Hudson, Wisconsin, built a model of a one room schoolhouse as a tribute … Continue reading

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Gimmee Shelter

The disaster in the Philippines left thousands upon thousands of people homeless, without even the most basic of necessities.  Rotarians of course are springing into action to help, and District 6650 is no exception. DG Debbie Esbenshade is collecting donations … Continue reading

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Beers, Cheers and Gears: Hope You’re Here!

If you haven’t attended a Beers, Cheers and Gears event–or even if you have–the March installment promises to be really hard-hitting.  Besides the usual friendship, fellowship, and the opportunity to do a freebie makeup, there will also be HOCKEY. Yes, … Continue reading

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The Four Way Test

At our club meeting on Wednesday, February 27, students from Youngstown City, Youngstown Parochial and Youngstown Christian Schools will take part in the annual Four Way Test Contest.  But what is the Four Way Test?  It’s not only something Rotarians … Continue reading

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A Day On, Not a Day Off

Monday, January 21, is Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  The Federal government created this holiday in 1994 with the thought that it would be a national day of service, in addition to a day of remembrance. Since our Rotary theme … Continue reading

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Project Phalanges Phinalizes Phundraising

Phalanges (fuh-lan-jeez):  the bones of the fingers and toes. An apt name for the project that YSU’s Rotaract Club undertook this fall to complement Project Warm!  Students involved in Project Phalanges raised enough funds to donate over 300 pairs of … Continue reading

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Keep the Kids Warm

Have you ever been cold in the winter? I mean really cold, because you didn’t have a coat to wear to keep you warm as you walked outside in the bitter air. Chances are, you never experienced that kind of … Continue reading

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Mentor A Child, Change A Life

Now that the school year is underway–or is about to get underway–it’s time to shake off the hazy days of summer and begin thinking about the state of education in Youngstown.  More specifically, it’s time to consider being a part … Continue reading

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