Our motto is "Service Above Self". The Rotary Club of Snow Hill, Maryland, (Club 5930, District 7630) has been a proud part of this community and of Rotary International since 1942. Rotary is a global network of more than 1.2 million members who believe that great things happen when dedicated minds come together.  Learn more about us.

2021 Iron Furnace Fifty

The 11th Annual Iron Furnace Fifty fun ride will be held on Saturday, August 28th 2021. Registration is now open.

All routes (50K, 50 mile and 100K) are flat, fast and fun. You’ll be riding through the Great Pocomoke Forest and surrounding countryside on lightly traveled rural roads. All routes begin and end at Furnace Town. Follow the links on the Iron Furnace Fifty website for Ride-With-GPS maps of each route.

Not only is the Iron Furnace Fifty a fun ride for the whole family, but all proceeds benefit Furnace Town Historic Site and the Snow Hill Rotary Club! It's a great way to get out in nature, breathe lots of fresh air, and have fun while supporting two  local nonprofit organizations!



Judy Center Book Donations

Books for Judy Center
The Snow Hill Rotary Club regularly donates books to the Judy Center, which promotes school readiness for pre-school children in Worcester County, Md.

Club President Janet Simpson delivered a set of books to the Center on Feb. 24 and had a chance to visit with the staff. Pictured here are the Center’s Director, Gray Jack (second from left), and members of her staff, Suzanne Truitt and Lisa Deshong. President Janet Simpson is standing on the right.

Rotary members volunteer as readers for the Center’s weekly story hour. These events have been held over Zoom for the past year. The Rotary Club of Snow Hill also supports education by awarding scholarships to Snow Hill area students, recognizing outstanding teachers at an annual appreciation dinner, and donating books to libraries.

Getting the Job Done Safely 

Adopt a Highway Oct 2020
The Rotary Club of Snow Hill took care of Adopt-A- Highway duties on Saturday, October 17, along Route 12 south of town.

A dozen volunteers made quick work of picking up litter, filling a total of 12 bags. We all wore face masks and maintained a six foot distance from one another.

Pictured here are T.J. Myers and Club President Janet Simpson demonstrating how we get the job done while following of COVID-19 safety guidelines.

The Club has participated in this Maryland State Highway Administration project for over ten years.


Snow Hill Food Pantry

Food Pantry
On July 7 through 10, the Snow Hill and Pocomoke City Rotary Clubs assisted the Snow Hill Ecumenical Food Pantry by purchasing, bagging, and distributing food items to approximately 50 households.  This activity is part of the two Clubs’ 2020-2021 COVID-19 “Food First” District Grant. 

Pictured with the bagged food items are Snow Hill Club President-elect TJ Myers and President Janet Simpson.



Larry Knudsen Service Scholarship Recipient

Ethan Casto
Congratulations go out to Snow Hill High School Class of 2020 graduate Ethan Casto. Ethan is the recipient of this year’s Larry Knudsen Service Scholarship. The Rotary Club of Snow Hill awards this scholarship each year to a Snow Hill High School graduate who is a role model in their class in the area of service to their school and community.  

Ethan is pictured here after a yard sign was placed at his home by 2019-2020 Club President Gary King. This recognition was conducted in observance of Covid-19 safety guidelines.

Larry Knudsen was a member and past president of the Snow Hill Rotary Club. He is fondly remembered by the club as an advocate for children and a proponent of community service. Larry served on the boards of Haven House Ministry and Furnace Town Museum, was an elder of Makemie Presbyterian Church, and an Eagle Scout.  Larry was a proud veteran.

Congratulations Ethan!