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Blue Springs

Service Above Self. One Profits Most Who Serves Best!

We meet Wednesdays at 12:00 PM
Adams Pointe Golf Course Clubhouse
1601 NE R.D. Mize Road
Blue Springs, MO  64014
United States
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The Blue Springs Rotary Club President MaryAnne Metheny presented her outgoing board with praise for a job well done and welcomed incoming president Penny Donnelly-Dorst into the position by handing her the coveted Rotary gavel.
A successful Rotary club balances service opportunities with funding opportunities and, under Past-President MaryAnne's leadership, our club accomplished both in excellent fashion.  Many charities were awarded larger than normal funding while members participated in more diverse service projects.
President Penny outlined her thoughts and goals for the year, so our members, club, and community will be the best we can be.
Thank you MaryAnne for your time, talents, and leadership, and good luck to Penny for another fun, eventful year of accomplishments.



The Blue Springs Rotary Club held their annual "Changing of the Guard" banquet on Wednesday, June 25, 2014 at the Country Club of Blue Springs, MO.  This annual banquet celebrates the accomplishments of the 2013-14 Rotary year under outgoing President Jim Finley, and to install the new president, board of directors, and to name the Rotarian of the Year recipient.  Paul Harris Fellow recognition will be a future program.

Prior to the new officer installation, President Jim presented contributions to the chosen charities that the Blue Springs Rotary Club has chosen to support this year. During the evening, over $9,500 was given back to the community through these charities.

Past District Governor Kenny Harris had the honor of installing Mary Anne and her Board of Directors for the 2014-15 Rotary year.  Outgoing club President Jim Finley then presented the honored "Rotary Gavel" to incoming President Mary Anne.  In her acceptance talk, she spoke of the 2014-15 Rotary Theme "Light Up Rotary" and how it fits with her vocation as Executive Director of Hope House.

A large number of Rotarians and guests were present to thank outgoing President Jim for an outstanding year of accomplishments, and to wish Mary Anne, and her board, the best of luck and to pledge their support for the incoming Rotary year.  Mary Anne's family, husband Graham and daughter Chloe, were present to watch her take the gavel and embark on another great year of service.




Blue Springs Rotary Club President Mary Anne Metheny presented the coveted Bob Clayton Rotarian of the Year award to Rotarian Shawn Roderick.  Shawn served as Youth Services Director for 2013-14 and was instrumental in the formation of the Interact Club at Blue Springs High School and chaired the Blue Springs Rotary Scholarship committee to oversee and choose the recipients of the (5) highly competitive Rotary Scholarships awarded each year to area seniors.

Shawn has joined a long list of deserving Rotarians who have served above and beyond what their duty asked them to do, and will be rewarded with a Paul Harris Fellowship..





The Blue Springs Rotary Club is an International Service Organization comprised of local community leaders, business men and women from all vocations. Our core values are Service, Fellowship, Diversity, Integrity and Leadership. We recognize and value the worthiness of all useful occupations.

The Club has approximately 80 friendly, active members who meet at 12:00 Noon each Wednesday at the Adams Dairy Golf Course Clubhouse, 1601 NE R.D Mize Rd in Blue Springs, Missouri, 64014.  The Blue Springs Rotary Club has consistently received the Rotary "Presidential Citation" Award, which is awarded to clubs who meet and exceed the requirements set by the sitting Rotary International President.  These requirements involve active participation in Rotary's 5 Avenues of Service:  Vocational Service, Club Service, Community Service, International Service and New Generations Service.

The Blue Springs Rotary Club is 1 of 56 Rotary Clubs in Rotary District 6040, which covers all of northern Missouri.  Worldwide, there are over 34,000 clubs in 532 Districts in 200 countries with approximately 1.2 million members.  All of these clubs are devoted to helping the less fortunate, feeding the hungry, healing the sick and infirm.

Membership is by invitation to any citizen who loves to laugh, have fun and socialize all in the spirit of service to others.

Visitors are always welcome. Email Membership Chairman Christina Brown ( for more information.


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