5/2: Jim Wegman, Chair Military Enhancement Committee, Economic Impact of Beaufort’s Military Community
5/9: John Fleming, Director of Development, Southern Carolina Economic Alliance
5/16: Joe DeVito, Director of Field Operation, BJWSA Response to Hurricane Matthew
5/23: David Lauderdale, Opinion Columnist, Island Packet
5/30: No Meeting
SATURDAY, OCT. 1, 2016
Around 3 pm – Waterfront Park, Beaufort, SC
5,000 shrimp dropped in the water, the first 10 shrimp to cross the finish line share $5,000 in cash prizes. The first 100 have a chance to win a Car or Boat worth $39,000.
Proceeds benefit Rotary Smile Mobile Dental Clinic
Shrimp Race held in conjunction with the Downtown Beaufort Shrimp Festival.
The speaker at the Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016 Sea Island Rotary Club meeting will be Karin Skipper, South Carolina Department of Health & Environmental Control (SCDHEC). The meeting takes place at the Quality Inn (2001 Boundary St, Beaufort) at 12 noon. Skipper is the Watershed Manager for the Savannah and Salkehatchie Watershed, which includes the waters in Beaufort County. She will address the quality of the waters in Beaufort County and some of the issues challenging those waters such as storm water discharges, shellfish closures, etc.
Time, date & place: Tuesday, August 23, 2016 @ 12 pm at the Quality Inn located at 2001 Boundary Street in Beaufort.
- A child born to a mother who can read is 50% more likely to survive past the age of five.
- If all students in low-income countries left school with basic reading skills, 171 million people could be lifted out of poverty, which would be equivalent to a 12% cut in world poverty.