Service Projects

ACE Awards

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ACE Awards

The A.C.E. (Accepting the Challenge of Excellence) Award recognizes high school students who have had to overcome great physical, emotional, or social obstacles and are now eligible for high school graduation. This program especially recognizes students who have made a dramatic change in their attitude and performance during their high school years. These changes have enabled the students to overcome adversities and prepare for graduation. Clubs may also submit their top A.C.E. Award winner to the district competition. Local winners receive a...

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Foster Family Picnic

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Foster Family Picnic

The Foster Family Picnic, the brain child of Ed Hallett, began in 2005. The event has evolved and change locations several times since its meager beginnings. Today the event has grown in purpose, size and effect, and is currently held at the Oregon State Fairgrounds. However the basic idea remains the same, which is to let the Foster Families know how much the community appreciates what they do!

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ESCAPE Pumpkin Patch Outing

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ESCAPE Pumpkin Patch Outing

October! Halloween! What FUN! Unless your homeless. As a project for Youth, the Exchange Clubs of Salem provides, free of charge, a pumpkin patch outing for the families from the “Forever Families” child abuse prevention program operated by Escape (Exchange Sponsored Child Abuse Prevention Effort). The morning begins as club members transport the families to the pumpkin patch. At the pumpkin patch the kids have the opportunity to go on hay rides, wind through corn mazes, climb on a hay fort and of course run among the pumpkins and...

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Book Of Golden Deeds

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Book Of Golden Deeds

    Presentation of the Award The Salem / Keizer area  Exchange Clubs host a joint “ACE Awards &Book of Golden Deeds” banquet each year. Join Us:   May 15th, 2013 Where:   YWCA 1255 Broadway St NE Suite 110 (Green Room) Time:   Social Hour 5-6:00pm Event:6:00pm   Purpose Volunteer efforts are very important to our society and should not go unnoticed. The National Exchange Club’s longest running project, the Book of Golden Deeds Award, recognizes dedicated volunteers who give endless hours of their...

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Thanksgiving Food Project

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Thanksgiving Food Project

Exchange club members as a community service project prepare food baskets and distribute them to families in need in Marion & Polk counties. Each year the search is on, as Exchange makes a point to seek out the familes who need the support most. The  project has proven effective, appreciated and very rewarding! The project is evolving to a new phase so please support this project and donate today!

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