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Local Rotary sponsoring exchange to South Africa

Item by Chris Graham

dave.jpgA member of the Waynesboro Rotary Club will be leading a trip to South Africa as part of a Group Study Exchange program of The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.

Dave Segars, a Waynesboro-based engineer, will be heading the exchange of young professionals from Western Virginia and Northeast Tennessee. The one-month exchange begins Sept. 12.

Rotary Clubs in Western Virginia and Northeast Tennessee are seeking interested young professionals to go on the exchange. All travel, lodging and meals will be paid for by Rotary International and local Rotary Clubs.

The exchange is open to young business and professional men and women between the ages of 25 and 40.

The deadline to apply for the South African exchange is April 12.

For more information contact any member of your local Rotary Club or Dave Segars at 540.943.1138. Applications may be obtained online at