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Human Affairs Lawyer Joins Capital Rotary

Human Affairs Lawyer Joins Capital Rotary

Lee Ann Wooten (center) is welcomed as Capital Rotary’s newest member by sponsor Katherine Anderson and club president Blake DuBose.  Wooten, a Greenville native, is the S.C. Human Affairs Commission’s general counsel.  She formerly practiced law in Myrtle Beach, where she was a Chicora Rotary member, a Paul Harris Fellow, and was 2011 Rookie Rotarian […]

Growing Membership Key to Rotary’s Success

Growing Membership Key to Rotary’s Success

Adding quality members is the key to success for Rotary clubs, and Columbia’s Capital Rotary must continue to apply that formula, according to past president David Boucher.  Boucher, now serving as membership director, focused on the importance of growth at the Oct. 11 meeting.   Boucher said international membership numbers were fairly flat for the past […]

Polio Sucks Challenge

Polio Sucks Challenge

Polio Sucks Challenge for #WorldPolioDay The World Polio Day is Tuesday, October 24, 2017. It is a one day, one focus, ending Polio operation. Polio eradication has been a mission of Rotary International since 1985. Rotary has contributed more than $1.7 billion and countless volunteer hours to immunize more than 2.5 billion children in 122 […]

Rotarians Told of Health Care Focus, Challenges

Rotarians Told of Health Care Focus, Challenges

As the largest health care system in South Carolina’s midlands, Palmetto Health is focused on improving the physical, emotional and spiritual health of all individuals and communities it serves.  That’s according to John Singerling, Palmetto Health president and Capital Rotary’s guest speaker on Oct. 4.  Singerling (shown with Rotarians Chris Ray at left and Blake […]

Capital Rotary Leader One of Best, Brightest

Capital Rotary Leader One of Best, Brightest

Current Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose has been recognized for his achievements and community involvement by Columbia Business Monthly magazine.  DuBose, 33, is featured in the magazine’s second annual class of the “Best & Brightest 35 And Under.”  The class is composed of 29 young professionals who work for success in the Midlands community.  DuBose, […]

Dictionaries Donated to Richland One Schools

Dictionaries Donated to Richland One Schools

Capital Rotary members Carol Caulk and John Guignard have tips for Arden Elementary School third-graders on how to use the new paperback dictionaries they received as part of the club’s participation in The Dictionary Project.  The project – begun by a non-profit organization in Charleston in 1995 – aims to help students become good writers, […]

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