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Fort Morgan

Service Above Self

We meet Tuesdays at 12:00 PM
Country Steak-Out
19592 E 8th Ave
Fort Morgan, CO  80701
United States
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Ivan Barrios is the senior Rotary student for February. He has participated in the high school student government, homecoming carnival and school improvement projects such as remodeling the high school's Wall of Fame.
Mady Garcia, daughter of Dawn Garcia is the Junior Rotary wheel for February. Mady likes to be involved and has participated in the science fair, orchestra, NJHS, SADD and she volunteers at the workforce center.
The Rotary Club Senior wheel of the month for January was Heather Hoffman, daughter of Mathew and Kristy Hoffman. Heather’s career goal is to major in metallurgical engineering and she hope to spend time traveling.
January Rotary Junior student of the month was Dylan Youngs, son of Joshua and Stephanie Youngs. His long-term goals include attending college with possible careers of becoming a surgeon, mechanical engineer or a psychologist.
Senior Wheel for December was Faith Shaver, daughter of Mark and Angela Shaver. She is a member of Harvest Valley Christian Church and plans on attending the University of North Florida to major in marine biology.
Junior Rotary Wheel for December was Jackson Langford, son of Josh and Shelli Langford. Jackson has a 4.0 GPA in eighth grade so far and is a principal’s award recipient.
The fifth annual Fort Morgan Rotary Chili Cook-Off results are in!
For the second year in a row, Jason Meyers, currently serving as the President of the Fort Morgan Rotary Club, had the most favored chili, as voted by 50+ public tasters/judges. John and Belinda Pickens came in 2nd place and Amy Green came in 3rd.
This Saturday, December 3rd, is the Fort Morgan Rotary Club's annual Chili Cook-Off in conjunction with the Christmas Capital of the Plains. 
Stores on Main Street between Beaver and Kiowa will be hosting the chili cooks at stations set up in their stores. These locations are The Flower Petaler, Unique Embroidery, Business Mart, Rent A Center, Browns Shoes, The Oak Tree, and JC Pennys.
The public can come by between 11-1 to taste the chili and vote for their favorite chili, the spiciest chili, and the chili with the best presentation!
Tickets are $5 per person and allow the holder to taste all of the chili entries. So come support the Rotary club, shop our local stores, and get some great chili!
The Fort Morgan Rotary Club gladly participated in this year's Christmas Capital of the Plains events, including the decorating of Christmas trees in Riverside Park. We did such a good job, somebody decided they had to have it.
Club president Jason Meyers, his wife Brittany, Doug Crandall, and his wife Shelli came to the park Saturday morning in the freezing cold (if we'd waited a couple of hours it would have been much nicer) to decorate the tree with blue LED lights and gold tinsel and ornaments in the theme of Rotary's colors. We did a pretty good job, wouldn't you agree?
The Fort Morgan Rotary club senior Wheel of the Month for November is Hallie Wickham, daughter of Carrie and Jason Whickham.
Tessa Frasco was selected to be the November Rotary student of the month. Parents, Linda and Jason, should be very proud of this 8th grader who has a 4.0 GPA.
Kinsey is ranked #4 in the senior class and plans to attend Utah State University with a major in accounting.
Congratulations to John Schwenke, son of Patricia Mendoza on being selected as October Junior wheel of the month for the Fort Morgan Rotary club.
The Fort Morgan Rotary club welcomes 8th grader Beto Martinez to Rotary meetings in September. Parent, Lisa Mares, should be proud of her son’s accomplishments and ambitions.

The Third Annual Fort Morgan Rotary Club Chili Cook-off benefited from warmer weather and Santa's Workshop crowds and saw a much larger crowd than last year, when the temperature was in the single digits.

The Fort Morgan Rotary Club is hosting a fundraise during the Fort Morgan Chamber Christmas Parade.  We will be hosting a full service gourmet hot chocolate bar, with warm cookies and cinnamon rolls for sale. We will also be selling glow/light up items for children.


The ducks were flying, or dropping depending on your perspective, on a beautiful Fall Saturday out at the Fort Morgan airport as Rotarians and hopeful duck sponsors gathered to see the annual dropping of the ducks. Image

While we didn't sell as many apples as we wanted to, we still had lots of fun and lots of good comments on our fund raiser at BOBstock this year.


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