Programs | Rotary Club of Frederick

Program: Ken Oldham – ALICE/SPG Recipient

ALICE is an acronym for (Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed), and it represents the more than 37,000 households (36%) in Frederick County that cannot afford basic needs such as housing, transportation, childcare, food, healthcare and technology. United Way Executive Director Ken Oldham will present the latest data available on ALICE in Frederick County. ROTARIANS IN... Read More »

Speaker: Paul Varga – Frederick County Recycling

One of Paul Varga’s biggest pet peeves is the inconsistent messaging behind recycling, and he wants to change that by using his day-to-day knowledge of Frederick County’s robust recycling program. We’ll debunk our own misunderstandings and learn to recycle more effectively by looking at the common misconception of wishcycling and the economics that drive recycling... Read More »

Slate of Officers/Directors by Nominating Committee

Once the slate of officers/directors has been created and confirmed at the Nominating Committee Meeting, the PE, with assistance from the nominating committee if needed, should approach the potential candidates in order of ranking and should report back to the committee no later than November 1 with the final slate to be presented to the... Read More »

Program: Downtown Frederick Partnership, Kara Norman

Learn about the latest projects, initiatives and plans of the Downtown Frederick Partnership from its Executive Director, Kara Norman. In addition to a masters in planning from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a bachelors from Iowa State University,Kara has more than 20 years of varied experience in the urban planning field.... Read More »

Bob Black– Catoctin Mountain Orchard

Named Grower of the Year in 2020, Bob Black’s own significant involvement in the tree fruit industry, particularly in the Mid-Atlantic region and in national grower organizations, has made him a popular and knowledgeable speaker at grower events. His progressive commercial plantings practices, along with his direct marketing savvy, has allowed Catoctin Mountain Orchard to... Read More »

Program: Carl Felton, WWII Vet

ROTARIANS IN ASSISTANCE Greeter: Invocator: Rich Robertson Introducer: Mike Cumberland Thanker: Speaker: Carl Felton

Slate of Officers Read to Membership

The confirmed slate of officers and directors is read aloud to the membership at every weekly meeting starting 4 weeks before the Annual Meeting/General Election on December 6, 2023.