Are you an established professional who wants to make positive changes in your community and the world? Our club members are dedicated people who share a passion for community service and friendship. Becoming a Rotarian connects you with a diverse group who share your drive to give back.
 
 
            We're Rotary...And there's no limit to what we can do!
 
 
Ann Jurczyk, Virginia Outreach and Advocacy Manager for the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Richmond office, spoke to RRC members on the Chesapeake Clean Water Blueprint and treated club members to wonderful photos and good news about the work being done to reduce pollution and restore local rivers and the Bay.  The number of female crabs is up, oysters are rebounding, and underwater grass beds have hit record levels in each of the last four years.
Each year, Rotary selects up to 100 professionals from around the world to receive fellowships to study at one of RI's peace centers.  Are you interested in earning a master's degree or professional development certificate at a premier university?

The Rappahannock-Fredericksburg club sent a team of Rotarians to El Progreso, Honduras earlier this year to build a Habitat for Humanity house.  Member Dietmar Weslin stayed in the home of Dr. Nardelio, a member of the El Progreso Rotary Club.  While there,  Dr. Nardelio shared with Dietmar their hospital's need for a medical ventilator.  Dr. Nardelio estimated that between 35 and 40 lives could be saved annually by having this device.  Thanks to Mary Washington Hospital's generosity, Dietmar, along with member Fred Rankin, secured a donated ventilator.  Club member Tom Carlson, team leader for the mission trip, shipped the ventilator to Dr. Nardelio on the 18th of July.

Recently we welcomed two new women members to the Rappahannock Rotary Club.  It has only been a little over twenty years since women were first welcomed into Rotary.  The 1989 Council on Legislation vote to admit women into Rotary clubs worldwide remains a watershed moment in the history of Rotary.
 
   
 

We meet Wednesdays at 7:15 AM
Fredericksburg Baptist Church
1019 Princess Anne St
(use 1016 Caroline St entrance)
Fredericksburg, VA  22401
United States
 
 
 
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