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Rotary of Portsmouth, Ohio
District 6690, Club 3692
Chartered October 1920


The Rotary Club of Portsmouth is an organization of business and professional leaders united to provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. In more than 160 countries worldwide, approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 30,000 Rotary clubs.

The Portsmouth Rotary Club's membership represents a cross-section of the community's business and professional men and women. The meetings are nonpolitical, nonreligious, and open to all cultures, races, and creeds.

Club Board Members/Officers:

James Bussa, President
Lydia Smith-Sims, President-Elect
Tim Horner, Secretary/Treasurer
Tess Midkiff, Sergeant-at-Arms
Rebecca Bennett, Past President

Board Members:  Rebecca Bennett, Sean Boldman, Reece Brown, James Bussa, Karen Davis, Fred Gohmann, Tess Midkiff, Robbie Seaman, Lydia Smith-Sims, Jay Willis, Ralph Wisniewski, Linda Woods-Jones

Meeting Location:


Shawnee State University, University Center
Sodexo Ballroom, 2nd Floor
940 Second Street
Portsmouth, OH  45662


Meeting Day & Time:  Monday at 11:45am
 
Rotary of Portsmouth
P.O. Box 317
Portsmouth, OH 45662
740.574.4745

Email: bussaj@somc.org
Website:  www.portsmouthohiorotary.org
Facebook Page:  www.facebook.com/PortsmouthOhioRotary

 

Events & Activities: These fundraisers help Rotary support the following activities in our community:


Labor Day Weekend Fish Fry
Rose Sale in March
Fall Dictionary Project
TOTLS Bike Tour Each June and September
 

  • Six $1,000 college scholarships for graduates of Scioto County High Schools
  • One $1,000 college scholarship for an international student attending Shawnee State University.
  • Purchasing dictionaries for all sixth grade students in Scioto County
  • Sponsoring the Children’s Summer Reading Program at the Portsmouth Public Library
  • Supporting the Southern Ohio Performing Arts Associations “Send a Kid to a Concert” program
  • Sponsoring the Quiz Bowl for Scioto County students
  • Sponsoring the South Central Ohio Education Service Center Programs - Science Fair for Scioto County students; Mock Trail Competitions, Scioto County Music Festival; High School Art Exhibits; Summer Enrichment Programs; & Artist-In-Residence
  • Supporting the United Way’s School Supply Drive for Scioto County Students
  • Sponsoring a $1,000 scholarship for an international students at Shawnee State University
  • Sponsoring Project Impact, a leadership program for high school students in Scioto County
  • Supporting the Red Kettle Campaign for the Salvation Army
  • Supporting the Portsmouth Symphony Orchestra children’s concert
  • Supporting the American Red Cross mission to prevent, prepare for and respond to disasters
  • Supporting Portsmouth Area Arts Council for the “Art for At-Risk Kids”
  • Supporting The Counseling Center’s summer outreach camp
  • Supporting Father’s Table Ministry to support meals for those in need.
  • Supporting Steven’s Power Pack Project to offer food to children which they can take home for the weekend.