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Rotary International District 5110 is looking for four people to participate in an exchange program with Rotary District 3850 in the Philippines from Feb. 8 to March 11, 2013.

Adults between the ages of 25 and 40 with an interest in international travel are sought. They must be employed full-time, and live or work in Southern Oregon.

During their visit, exchange program members will stay in the homes of other Rotarians and network with the district. They also will put on presentations about their home country.

The Rotary Foundation will pay for round-trip airfare, and Rotary host members will provide meals, lodging and group travel in their districts. Incidental and personal expenses will be team members' responsibility.

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For an application, email Kathy Rosencrantz at or call her at 541-269-9024. Applications are due by Aug. 10. Interviews will be held Aug. 25.

Crews from H2 Construction will perform seal coat work on the Craterian Ginger Rogers Theater parking lot today from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.. Traffic controllers will be on-site during the work.

Motorists should expect delays and plan alternate routes to avoid traffic congestion. For information, call Medford Public Works at 541-774-2600.

Get a look at alternative vehicles at an electric car show and forum from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 1, at Rogue Federal Credit Union, 1330 Poplar Drive, Medford.

The event is free and open to the public. The Mitsubishi i-MiEV, Nissan Leaf and Chevy Volt will be available for viewing. Attendees will be able to hear presentations about the vehicles and financing options. A pizza lunch will be provided.

RSVP to or call 541-842-0463.

Compiled from staff reports

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