New Rotary members Lisa Cain, left, and Dr. Sara Stankus
New Rotary members Lisa Cain, left, and Dr. Sara Stankus

Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur welcomes new members Lisa Cain and Dr. Sara Stankus

The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur recently welcomed two new members: Lisa Cain and Dr. Sara Stankus.

Lisa Cain has served as a financial advisor for over 19 years and has been with Edward Jones since 2012. She has been recognized as one of the firms’ top female financial advisors. She is active with the community serving as a member of the Buckhannon-Upshur Chamber of Commerce and volunteering with the community blood screenings sponsored by St. Joseph’s Hospital and the Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur. She also volunteers with local dog rescue organizations and has fostered dogs in her home.

Dr. Sara Stankus is the Superintendent of Upshur County Schools. Originally from Queens, she has over 30 years of educational experience. She was the prinicipal at Union and Rock Cave Elementary Schools and a counselor at Buckhannon-Upshur High School and Union and Hodgesville Elementary Schools. She began her career at East Main Elementary School, now Stockert Youth Center. She strongly believes in community involvement and that schools are a reflection of their community.

“We are very pleased to welcome Lisa and Sara into our club,” said Julie Keehner, Club President. “Their background and commitment to our community will be a great asset to our mission of providing Service Above Self.”

The Rotary Club of Buckhannon-Upshur is part of a network of more than 35,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide committed to providing service to others, promoting integrity and advancing goodwill and peace. If you would like more information about how you can become involved, go to, call 304-439-8421 or visit us on Facebook.

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