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Defense Lawyer Joins Capital Rotary

Defense Lawyer Joins Capital Rotary

President Blake DuBose and sponsor Ann Elliott welcome Betsy Best (left) to Capital Rotary Club membership.  Best, a Charlotte, NC native, is a partner in Blume Franklin-Best & Young, a Columbia criminal defense law firm.  She has undergraduate and advanced degrees from the University of South Carolina and University of Wyoming, and previously worked for […]

Capital Rotary Inducts Banker, Healthcare Professional

Capital Rotary Inducts Banker, Healthcare Professional

Commercial banker Austin McVay (second from left in photo) and healthcare professional Jon Belsher (second from right) have been inducted into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club.  McVay – shown with sponsor Denise Holland – is a Greenville native with undergraduate and graduate degrees from Clemson University.  He is a commercial relationship manager with TD Bank and […]

Global Grant Scholar Visits Capital Rotary

Global Grant Scholar Visits Capital Rotary

Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose receives banners from clubs in Nairobi and Ireland from Catherine Glen, a former Rotary Global Grant Scholar studying in the field of peace and conflict prevention.  Glen recently received a master’s degree from Queen’s University in Belfast.  She’s currently a visiting research associate at the university’s Center for Evidence and […]

School Principal Scores on Jeopardy

School Principal Scores on Jeopardy

Westwood High School principal Dr. Cheryl Guy told Capital Rotarians that she achieved a 30-year dream when she appeared as a contestant on the game show “Jeopardy” earlier this year.  Guy, the club’s guest speaker Dec. 20, started her “Jeopardy” quest in 1986.  A successful audition in Charleston – her fourth try over the years […]

Rotarians Adopt-A-Family for Christmas

Rotarians Adopt-A-Family for Christmas

Capital Rotary Club members adopted two local families for the holiday season in partnership with the 2017 Midlands Families Helping Families Christmas program, a Palmetto Project and WIS-TV initiative.  Each family had a single mother and six children.  Youngsters ranged in age from two to 17 years old.  The Christmas wish lists included clothing, toys, […]

Capital Rotary Hears Med School Dean

Capital Rotary Hears Med School Dean

The University of South Carolina’s School of Medicine works to serve the Palmetto State through exceptional education, research breakthroughs and world-class health care.  That’s the message executive dean Dr. Les Hall brought to Capital Rotarians as their Dec. 13 guest speaker.  Dr. Hall also serves as CEO of the Palmetto Health-USC Medical Group, which became […]

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