Rotary Club of Shades Valley

Each year, the Rotary Club of Shades Valley gives an appreciation award to teachers of schools represented in its service area. Read more


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By Keith McCoy

The auction included more than 100 items and will benefit the Botanical Gardens' intern program, which is sponsored by the Shades Valley Rotary Club. Read more


Rachel Martin

Photo by Erica Techo.

Rachel Martin said she didn’t enjoy the outdoors as a kid, but those feelings have certainly changed. She is now a horticulture major at North Carolina State University and working as a full-time summer intern at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Read more


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