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Social Factors Influence Your Health

Social Factors Influence Your Health

The United States trails its peer developed countries in life expectancy and other health outcomes, despite spending more on healthcare.  Some of this difference is due to genetics and behavior, but social factors are contributors, too, according to Dr. Sarah Gehlert, Dean of the University of South Carolina’s College of Social Work and Capital Rotary’s […]

2017-2018 Foundation Honors for Capital Rotary

2017-2018 Foundation Honors for Capital Rotary

District 7770 Assistant Gov. Eric Davis (right in photo) has honored Columbia’s Capital Rotary for 2017-2018 donations to The Rotary Foundation, the international service club’s charitable arm for programs promoting peace and world understanding.  The honors include (from left in photo) current president Philip Flynn holding a certificate for contributions to End Polio Now, the […]

CarolinaTIP Seeks Teacher Retention

CarolinaTIP Seeks Teacher Retention

The University of South Carolina collaborates with school districts to keep new teachers on the job – hoping to resolve a staffing crisis in public education.  So says Dr. Jon Pedersen, dean of USC’s College of Education and Capital Rotary’s Nov. 28 guest speaker.  Dr. Pedersen (at right in photo with Rotarian Trey Boone) touted […]

Early bird registration is now open on the DACdb database for the 2019 All Club Conference

Early bird registration is now open on the DACdb database for the 2019 All Club Conference

This year’s Conference will be held on March 22-24, 2019 at the Marriott Resort and Spa on Hilton Head Island. You can see a brief video regarding Conference via the following link: https://youtu.be/GaerZ73RwZE The Conference features noted speakers on such subjects as Membership, using Social Media, Rotary Peace Scholarships, Women in Rotary and many others. […]

Rotarians Hear ‘Bulls and Bears’ Forecast

Rotarians Hear ‘Bulls and Bears’ Forecast

Capital Rotary members got a “bulls and bears” look at the economy and stock/bond market when Nicole Dill (in photo with Rotarian Stephen West) was the club’s guest speaker Nov. 14.  Dill, a Chapin resident, works with JP Morgan Asset Management and has 20 years of experience in financial services.  In her briefing she said […]

Ice Cream’s A Treat for Epworth Home

Ice Cream’s A Treat for Epworth Home

Epworth Ice Cream Co. – a business launched just four months ago – is already proving to be a sweet success for Epworth Children’s Home, a Methodist-based institution housing about 70 youth at its Columbia campus.  Company president David Mackey (shown at left with Rotarian Jim Potter) was Capital Rotary Club’s Nov. 7 guest speaker.  […]

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