With various annual fundraisers, the Vinta Rotary Club helps feed hungry school children by means of food purchases and donations to the local Salvation Army.
Rotarians assist the elderly, disabled, and those without adequate transportation in a community cleanup day. Teams of Rotarians travel house to house to haul off items and clean up yards while helping beautify the local community.
Craig County Community Center
Salvation Army Bell Ringing
Rotary club members volunteer to represent the club and “Ring the Bell” for the Salvation Army in the weeks prior to Christmas.
Concession Stand Maintenance
In 2005, the Vinita Rotary Club built the concession stand at the Bill Morgan Sports Complex in Vinita. Our club helps maintain the facility for the hosting baseball tournaments.
Water Well Project
Vinita Rotary Club makes annual donations to the Nicaragua Water Well Project. This project, in association with Rotary District 6110 and Rotary Club of Tulsa, has provided clean water to several thousand people of Nicaragua and was the vision of a Rotarian from our very own district.
In coordination with Craig General Hospital and Craig Country Health Department, Rotary Club supplies packets of information to parents of newborns, promoting timely vaccinations.
Medical Supply Network
The mission of MSNI is to provide free medical equipment and supplies for those in need around the world. Vinita Rotary donates proceeds from change boxes to this organization which was spearheaded by
Rotarians of district 6110.
Scholarships & Youth Programs
Senoir Rotarians compete year-long for a scholarships presented at the end of the academic year. Scholarships are intended for local high school seniors who will pursue their academic and vocational goals in colleges or universities.
Local high school students attend Rotary Youth Lead- ership Awards camp to develop leadership, communication, and problem solving skills.
We annually provide local elementary school 3rd graders dictionaries with personalized labels.
Local high school juniors attend Camp Enterprise for a three-day program of competition & teamwork. With the help of local business executives and entrepreneurs, students learn the challenge and opportunity of the free enterprise.
In coordination with elementary school librarians, Rotary Club orders age-appropriate books for school libraries.
4-Way Speech Contest
Local high school students compete using the 4-way test. The contest is judged by the Rotarian 4-Way Speech Committee. Prizes are awarded and the winners perform at a weekly meeting.