The Rock Island Rotary Club is getting Youth Exchange student #2 for the 2011-2012 year! Daniel Ortega, brother of Filipe (Youth Exchange student 2009-2010) from Chile will be arriving in Rock Island soon. This is the year of “the Brotherhood”; both new Youth Exchange sons are brothers of past Inbound sons, Andre and Felipe.Read the rest of this entry »
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Our Youth Exchange student from Brazil, Marceleno Alves, has arrived!
He is staying with his first host family, the Dismer’s, and will be attending Alleman High School, where his brother Andre went during his Youth Exchange program in 2009-2010.
We welcome Andre to the Rock Island Rotary Family and look forward to a great 2011-2012 year!
Rock Island Rotary kicked off the new year with friends from the Kiwanis Club at a joint meeting on July 5 at the Botanical Center. The guest speaker was Kathy Weiman, CEO of Alternatives for the Older Adult. The Kiwanis Club also presented Rock Island Rotary with a check from the proceeds of the Rose [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Youth Exchange Student from Venezuela Diego Garcia (picture left w/ Andre) spoke for a few minutes at the club this week, noting that he now has been with us for seven months. He said that the time has gone by very fast, and he is enjoying every minute he is here. In honor of Rotary’s 106th birthday, [...]Read the rest of this entry »
Students interested in learning more about Rock Island Rotary Youth Exchange? Visit the Youth Exchange page >>Read the rest of this entry »
Rock Island Rotary Youth Exchange Students Erica Bussey (going to Denmark), Felipe Ortega (Chile) and Sonia Kinser (going to Finland).Read the rest of this entry »
Rock Island Rotarians welcomed new club Youth Exchange Inbound student Felipe at the Quad City International Airport on Monday, August 17. Felipe is from the country of Chile and will be attending Alleman High School this school year.
Also pictured is Hope Bushnell, Outbound Youth Exchange student who will be leaving for France.