The Four Way TestOf the things we think, say or do ...1. Is it the TRUTH?2. Is it FAIR to all concerned?3. Will it build GOOD WILL and BETTER FRIENDSHIPS?4. Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
Service above Self
The Rotary Club of Silver City welcomes you.•Fellowship & Opportunity for Service•Community Leadership •Civic Commitment•High Ethical Standards in all professions•Promotion of international understanding, goodwill and peaceThat’s Rotary. Learn more as you browse through these pages and then join us at one of our luncheon meetings to get to know us better.
Support for Local Non-Profit OrganizationsThe Club’s activities and contributions have provided support for numerous non-profit organizations in Silver City and the surrounding region. Since the establishment of the Silver City Rotary Foundation in 2015, contributions are being channelled through it. Among the organizations and projects supported are:Alimento Para El Nino (Backpack Program)The Bike Safety RodeoBorder PartnersEl RefugioThe Food PantryGrant County Community Concert Assn.GRMC LabyrinthHabitat for HumanityHarrison Schmitt Shop with a CopHigh Desert Humane SocietyThe Imagination Library of Grant CountyLiteracy Link LeamosThe Mimbres Region Arts CouncilThe Red Paint Pow WowSilver City Community TheaterThe Silver City Museum SocietySilver City Woman’s ClubSilver High National History CompetitionSouthwest Festival of the Written WordForward New MexicoThe Volunteer CenterVolunteer Fire DepartmentsThe Wellness CoalitionWNMU Rotary Scholarship Fund
Important Information for High School Students1. For Graduating High School Seniors: The 2017 Silver City Rotary Scholarship competition is now under way. To apply for a $1,500 Rotary college scholarship, click on this College Scholarship Applicationlink for detailed information about the application process and to start an application.The application deadline is March 15, 2017.2. For High School Juniors: Nominations for the 2017 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) program are now being accepted. RYLA awardees get to spend a week in July at the Manzano Moutain Retreat in Mountainair to participate in an intensive leadership development camp. Candidates should be rising high school juniors. Students should talk to their high school counselor about being nominated for this exceptional program. Nominations and applications should be received by April 30, but earlier applications are encouraged because only a limited number of openings are available for this unique opportunity.For further information, go to https://ryla5520.shutterfly.com/or call Sunny Kellerman at 575-313-2200. Students should talk to their high school counselor about being nominated for this exceptional opportunity.
Service above Self
Murder Mystery Dinner Friday, January 6, 2017 at 6:00 pmBuilding on the success of the first such event, the Club has scheduled another Murder Mystery Dinner and Fundraiser for Friday, January 6. The Dinner will be held in the Student Cafeteria on the second floor of the WNMU Student Memorial Building.The Silver City Community Theater will present Mafia Murders, and challenge dinner guests to solve the mystery. Mafia Murdersis set in the 1920s, so guests will be invited (but certainly not required) to come in attire appropriate to that period. For information on 1920s fashions, click on this link.The Dinner/Fundraiser will benefit the Silver City Community Theater and the Silver City Rotary Foundation Scholarship Fund. Admission will be $50, with half of that amount counting as a tax-deductible donation. Tickets will be available at Morones & Knuttinen on Bullard Street in Silver City and from any member of the Silver City Rotary Club. Checks should be made out to the Silver City Rotary Foundation.
Announcing the 2017 Rotary AuctionThe next Silver City Rotary Gala & Charity Auction has been scheduled for April 29, 2017 in a location to be announced.Beneficiaries of the Auction will be:•Life Quest•The Gila Valley Library•The Silver City Gospel MissionThe Club is currently inviting donations of auction items as well as sponsorships or table sponsorships for the Auction.