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Columbia College Reawakens “Pioneer Spirit”

Columbia College Reawakens “Pioneer Spirit”

Columbia College is reawakening the “pioneer spirit” from its founding 164 years ago and is focused anew on meeting community and educational needs, according to president Carol Moore.  Dr. Moore (at left in photo with Rotarian Felicia Maloney) was Capital Rotary’s Aug. 15 guest speaker.  She said the private liberal arts women’s college is expanding […]

Scholarship Recipient Guest of Capital Rotary

Scholarship Recipient Guest of Capital Rotary

Capital Rotarian Darren Foy welcomes recent Ben Lippen School graduate Claire Davis as a guest at the club’s Aug. 15 meeting.  Davis, who will attend North Carolina State University to major in mechanical engineering, is one of two scholarship winners named by the club after applicant interviews in April of this year.  In high school […]

Recognition for Past President’s Service

Recognition for Past President’s Service

Blake Dubose (left in photo), immediate past president of Capital Rotary, receives a plaque from current president Philip Flynn in recognition of service to the Columbia-area club.  During DuBose’s 2017-18 tenure, Capital Rotary received a “Public Image Award” and a leadership citation from Rotary District 7770, among other honors.  Professionally, DuBose is president of DuBose […]

Pet Rescue Key for Pawmetto Lifeline

Pet Rescue Key for Pawmetto Lifeline

Pawmetto Lifeline’s work on behalf of animal rescue and welfare in the Midlands paid dividends for more than 45,000 companion pets in the Midlands last year, according Jack Sloan, director of development for the non-profit and Capital Rotary’s Aug. 8th guest speaker.  Sloan (shown at right in photo with club president Philip Flynn) said the […]

Capital Rotary Welcomes Automotive Salesman

Capital Rotary Welcomes Automotive Salesman

Isaac Burt, a member of the sales team at Columbia’s Godwin Motors, has joined Capital Rotary.  Burt (center in photo with club president Philip Flynn at right and sponsor Matthew Pollard) is a native of Portsmouth, NH.  He was a high school swimming, football and track and field athlete and a college swimmer and wrestler.  […]

State Treasurer Touts Programs Success

State Treasurer Touts Programs Success

South Carolina treasurer Curtis Loftis briefed Capital Rotary members on his role as the state’s “private banker” when he was the club’s guest speaker Aug. 1.  Loftis said his office manages, invests and maintains custody of tens of billions of dollars in public funds.  As “the taxpayer’s friend,” Loftis said he is committed to transparency […]

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