Bob Blodgett (1950-1951)
Bob’s first job was with a casket company where he was fired for oversleeping in a casket. He then worked with Union Pacific Railroad, at shipyards on Swan Island and had an importing-exporting business with his father. By the time Bob joined Rotary he was working with Northwest Natural Gas.
Tyler Soine (1951-1952)
Joe Moore (1952-1953)
Manager at First National Bank
Homer Hester (1953-1954)
One act of service to the community was the donation of Thanksgiving meals. A group of Rotarians got together on Thanksgiving morning and distributed dinner rolls, pastry cakes, and pumpkin pies to needy families in the area.
Sam Scott (1954-1955)
From November 24, 1954 to January 24, 1955 the Newberg Club and the McMinnville Club competed to see which could have better attendance. The Newberg Club really gave this competition everything it had and broke many attendance records. The Newberg Rotarians were able to maintain 100 percent attendance throughout the duration of the contest.
Earl Sandager (1955-1956)
Shortly after opening a real estate office, Earl Sandager became a member of Newberg Rotary. In 1955 the club met in the City Hall building and was thoroughly involved with community service. One act of service was the sponsorship of a Boy Scout Troop. Earl was devoted to his community and served as a volunteer fireman, with the Newberg Chamber of Commerce, and his church in addition to being a Rotarian. Throughout his time in the club, Earl was the first chairman of the annual auction.
Wilbur Robb (1957-1958)
Dick Rentfro (1957-1958)
During his time in Newberg, Dick Rentfro owned a Coast to Coast store until he moved to Salem during World War II. When he returned to Newberg, he was a member of City Council, manager of the Springbrook Packing Company, and a Rotarian. When he became president of the Newberg club, the group sponsored an American Field Service Exchange Student. He also had many years of perfect attendance.
Walt Tucker (1958-1959)
Worked as a realtor, with mutual funds, and at the mill.