2014 Missouri Rotary Youth Leadership Academy

As in years past, Metro Rotary is interested in sponsoring an interested student to attend the 2014 Missouri Rotary Youth Leadership Academy (RYLA).  This is a hands-on experience in service leadership for high school students entering or exiting their sophomore year.  The 2014 camp will be held June 22-25 on the campus of William Woods University in Fulton.

Follow these links to access documents pertaining to this year’s RYLA:

–        2014 RYLA registration form

–        2014 RYLA timeline dates

–        RYLA sponsoring guidelines

Applications are due March 1, so please forward your nominations in a timely manner to Rose Hayden.  For more information about RYLA, please visit


RYLA logo


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2014 Vocational Service Award

Metro Rotary has annually recognized a member of the community for his/her contributions to better the Columbia area. Metro Rotarians are encouraged to nominate someone who encourages vocational excellence and practices high ethical standards.  Nominations are now being accepted for this honor.

If you know someone who conducts the affairs of their business and/or profession in accordance with the principles of high ethical standards while recognizing the worthiness of all useful occupations and the obligation to contribute their talents to address the problems and needs of society, please consider nominating him/her for this award.  To access a nomination form, please click here.  Please return the completed form to Kristen Dickinson before April 2, 2014.


Vocational Service


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REMINDER:  Metro bylaws state that if the Columbia Public Schools cancel classes due to inclement weather, Metro Rotary will not meet.  Please keep this in mind as winter weather continues.


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