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Stafford Rotary Welcomes its newest member Jonathan Cole.
Jonathan is the General Manager of Rio Car Wash located at
70 Sebring Drive, Fredericksburg, VA. March 13, 2019

Stafford Rotary welcomes Stafford County Public School Superintendent, Dr. Scott Kizner who joined the Stafford School System in the fall of 2018. Dr. Kizner presented an overview and current status of the system he now directs and outlined a few of his goals. He also shared highlights of his 19 years as a school superintendent in many places. Stafford Rotary works closely with the school system having several collaborative projects including two Rotary Interact Clubs.

Stafford Rotarian & Mountain View High School Interact Faculty Sponsor Recognized

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Stafford Rotarian & Youth Services Committee Chair John Lafley presents New Rotarian Danielle O’Toole with her Stafford Rotary Club New Member Certificate. Danielle is the Mountain View High School faculty sponsor to the Interact Club. Others in the photo are members of the Mountain View Interact Club. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills while discovering the power of Service Above Self. Interact clubs encourage young people to take action while helping them build international understanding and make new friends around the world.


Rotary Club Receives Special Recognition from SCPS

Thursday, September 27, 2018 By: Sandra L. Duckworth

Rotary Club Receives Special Recognition from SCPS

Stafford Rotary receives special recognition from the Stafford County Public School System along with approximately 65 volunteers who recently provided over 600 backpacks stuffed with school supplies for SCPS students in need. Volunteers included SCPS staff along with business and community partners who helped make this event a success.


A Dictionary for Every Third Grader in Stafford County Public Schools

Monday, October 1, 2018 By: Nelda Sue Mohr

Stafford Rotarians added bookplates to dictionaries in record time at a recent meeting at Howell Library. The Fourway Test is printed on each bookplate. Rotarians are delivering these dictionaries to every Stafford County Third Grade Student. All students will receive their dictionaries by October 31. These dictionaries include significant information that teachers use to help enhance student learning.


Making Paul Harris Society History in District 7610

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Stafford Rotary Club Leads the Way – Making Paul Harris Society History in District 7610

The Stafford Club set a remarkable example welcoming four new PHS members in one day: club president Trevor O’Toole, Bob Sorkhe, Troy Wolfrey and Stewart Emenheiser. The Stafford Club also sets the highest standard for PHS membership – 55% of its members belong to the Paul Harris Society!


PDG and club TRF Chair Sandy Duckworth, DG Glenn Yarborough, and PHS Chair Michael Arietti present PHS certificates to the Rotary Club of Stafford club president Trevor O'Toole; and club members Troy Wolfrey and Stewart Emenheiser.