Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission

Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission

Monday, October 16, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Join us on Wednesday for lunch and discussion at McMinnville Grand Ballroom. As part of the project, Rotarians are funding a Resource Room within the future facility for vocational training and reintegration opportunities for the homeless.
David Haugeberg and Kaye Sawyer will present the latest details on Yamhill County Gospel Rescue Mission. We’re inviting you to take part in a question/answer discussion following David and Kaye’s presentation.
Rotarians are looking forward to hearing your shared ideas in creating a sustainable support system through the use of the Rotary Resource Room. We all …

Gregory Jones

Gregory Jones

Monday, October 2, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Gregory V. Jones is the Director of Wine Education and a professor and research climatologist in the Department of Environmental Studies at Linfield College. He specializes in the study of climate structure and suitability for viticulture, and how climate variability and change influence grapevine growth, wine production and quality. He holds a BA and Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in Environmental Sciences with a concentration in the Atmospheric Sciences and did his dissertation on the climatology of viticulture in Bordeaux, France. He conducts applied research for the grape and …

Kevin Donaldson – Vocational

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Kevin is one of our newest members and will be completing his vocational talk to become a full member of our club. Join us!

Larry Bradley

Larry Bradley

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Larry Bradley will speak to us on Wednesday, September 6, on Addiction and the Opioid Crisis in Oregon. Arrive early, he plans on a 30 minute presentation with time for questions.
Larry is a graduate of Serenity Lane, which is a nonprofit providing treatment and recovery from alcohol and other addictions. He serves the organization as vice president of development and previously served as a long-time board member and as a member of the Serenity Lane Foundation’s board of directors. He speaks on addiction issues to a variety of audiences, including …

Eclipse Special Guest - Michael Crosser

Eclipse Special Guest – Michael Crosser

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 in Guest Speakers


The countdown is on for the total solar eclipse. What will it feel like? Why is it happening? How can I look at it safely?
Bring your questions to the McMinnville Noon Rotary on Wednesday, Aug. 16. Linfield College professor Michael Crosser will share his insights and answer questions. Dr. Crosser is a faculty member in the Linfield Physics Department and cohost of the science podcast “Crisscrossing Science.’  Crosser is originally from Kentucky and earned his doctorate from Michigan State University.
The program will run from 11:45 am to 1:15 pm in …

Kassandra Baker

Kassandra Baker

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Come to our meeting on August 2nd to hear a vocational talk from Kassandra Baker. Kassandra is the program director at Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation. She is the mother of 5 rambunctious children and is dedicated to making a difference in our community.

Luke Westphal - Greater Yamhill Watershed Council

Luke Westphal – Greater Yamhill Watershed Council

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 in Guest Speakers

This week at our meeting, Luke Westphal will give us information on the Greater Yamhill Watershed Council and the work they are doing in our area.
Luke began working as the Executive Director in 2012. He grew up on his family’s century farm SW of McMinnville in the heart of our historic oak and prairie landscapes. Luke has a BA in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Willamette University in Salem, OR. During and after university, he worked with the City of Salem’s Stormwater Department as a natural resources specialist and environmental …

Meeting 7/12 – Club Assembly

Friday, July 7, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Come to our club meeting on Wednesday. We are going to join together and talk as a club. Bring your ideas for the future of McMinnville Rotary!

Chief Scales

Chief Scales

Thursday, April 27, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Come to our meeting on Friday to hear an update from our local police Chief Scales. Scales started his career in McMinnville and remained, moving up the ranks from patrol officer to sergeant, captain and now chief. He was hired in 1993, after graduating with a criminal justice degree (News Register) . It should be an interesting, educational, and inspiring presentation.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017 in Guest Speakers

Come to our meeting on Friday for a fun music meeting. Not Your Forte, Linfeild’s a cappella will be performing. Should be fun! Noon at the Ballroom!