ROTARY CLUB OF
KIRKSVILLE - NORTH STAR

ABOUT US

WEEKLY MEETING

The Rotary Club of Kirksville - North Star meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 5:15 to 6:15 at the Wooden Nickel restaurant in historic downtown Kirksville

The Rotary Club of Kirksville - North Star was chartered in 2013 and is Kirksville's newest Rotary club. This young and evolving group is proud to have a strong presence in our community.

Listed below are some examples of the projects that our club has been involved with.


NORTH STAR BBQ CHAMPIONSHIP
Our club's major fundraiser and community event is the annual Misouri North Star BBQ championship. Vist www.northstarbbq.org for more information.




STAR READERS 
Our club's signature service project, providing books and mentorship to students in Kirksville, Missouri. 



FOREST LAKE AREA TRAIL SYSTEM (FLATS)
The Rotary Club of Kirksville - North Star is proud to support FLATS ! FLATS is an organization whose mission is to support the use, development, promotion, and maintenance of trails in Adair County. Most notably, they are dedicated to building a trail that will connect downtown Kirksville to Thousand Hills State Park. 



HOPE'S KITCHEN 
North Star Rotarians are often spotted volunteering at Hope's Kitchen , an organization that offers meals to those in need one Saturday a month at Mary Immaculate Parish. 



SHOES FOR ORPHAN SOULS
Working with Rotary District 6040 to send new shoes and socks to orphans and vulnerable children throughout the world. Shoes for Orphan Souls



ADOPT A HIGHWAY
One of our service project in the Kirksville community is to clean up the route P/ Northtown Rd. between Baltimore St. and the Highway 63 bypass. 



POLIO ERADICATION
Through PolioPlus, Rotary’s most ambitious program to date, Rotary has played a leadership role with the World Health Organization, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and UNICEF in bringing the world to the brink of polio eradication.  Rotary’s  ENDPOLIONOW campaign promotes public awareness and fundraising for the program. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given Rotary $355 million in challenge grants to support PolioPlus, and has pledged up to $35 million per year more through
2018 for the final push to eradicate the disease worldwide.
OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE...



Adair County United Way
The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri
MLK Service Challenge
Red Cross Blood Drive

Rotary Foundation Projects
Rotary Youth Programs
Salvation Army Bell Ringing

And More…
  


OUR LEADERSHIP
2016-2017

The following members serve on the board of the Rotary Club of Kirksville - North Star:

Melanie Davis
President

Zac Burden
President Elect

Jeff Silvernail
Secretary

Chase Smith
Treasurer

Roberta Donahue
Director

Roy Noe
Director

Megan Bonham
Immediate Past President