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The Rotary Club of Moncks Corner

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Aug 052017
 

The Rotary Club of Moncks Corner welcomes the following guest speakers during the month of August:

 

August 3rd – Lowell Wakker – Rotary Group Study Exchange Program

August 10th – Sylleste Davis, S.C. House Representative, District 100

August 17th – Marietta Hicks – Roscoe Reading Program

August 24th – Randy Robinson, Berkeley High School Football Coach

August 31st – Lonnie Carter, CEO Santee Cooper

 

The Rotary Club of Moncks Corner meets every Thursday12:30pm at Gilligan’s Restaurant in Moncks Corner. 

Capital Rotary Speaker Details Hospice Support

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Aug 052017
 

Capital Rotary program committee members Philip Flynn (left) and Mike Montgomery welcome
guest speaker Elisa Strickler to the club’s Aug. 2 breakfast meeting. Strickler, who holds a
Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of South Carolina, is the Hospice
and Palliative Care Foundation’s grants and programs specialist. She explained how the
foundation provides finance, education, technology and bereavement support to patients and
families facing terminal illness. Since its founding in Spartanburg in 2000, the foundation has
grown to serve and enhance the quality of life for hundreds of families in every county of South
Carolina.

Past President Florence Breakfast Rotary

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Aug 052017
 
Today the Florence Breakfast Rotary Club thanked Past President, Gerry Braun, with a plaque and a Past President pin for his excellent service in 2016-2017. During his term the membership has grown and the project with Palmetto Youth Academy was completed. Thank you Gerry for your great service to Rotary.

Florence Breakfast Club

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Aug 052017
 

Today the Florence Breakfast Rotary Club welcomed two new members to our club. Johnny Rishmawi and Jerry Poston were inducted into the club. Johnny was sponsored by Gerry Braun (Past President) and Jerry was sponsored by Jay Lavrinc (Current President). Welcome Johnny and Jerry to Rotary. We are looking forward to your involvement in Rotary and the community.

 

Spring Valley Supports the American Red Cross

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Aug 022017
 

The Spring Valley Rotary Club presented the Central South Carolina Chapter of the American Red Cross with a check for $500 in honor of Dave Sanderson, featured speaker at their July 27 meeting for his commitment to the American Red Cross.

Dave Sanderson is an inspirational survivor, speaker and author. His thoughts on leadership have made him a nationally sought-out speaker. When US Airways Flight 1549, or “The Miracle on the Hudson,” ditched into the Hudson River on January 15, 2009, Dave Sanderson knew he was exactly where he was supposed to be. The last passenger off the back of the plane on that fateful day, he was largely responsible for the well-being and safety of others, risking his own life in frigid water to help other passengers off the plane..

Sanderson has appeared at countless fundraisers that have raised over $12 million for the American Red Cross. He continues to donate his speaker services to the organization as an expression of gratitude for the care he received from one of the first people he saw after he was rescued and transferred to land in New Jersey – a Red Cross volunteer with a blanket.

Sanderson first spoke at the Spring Valley Rotary Club in 2011. He presented his recent TEDx Talk: Bouncing Back: An Experience with Post- Traumatic Growth Syndrome.

 

 

Photo:

 

Dave Sanderson is on the far left and Spring Valley Rotary President Marty Wells is on the far right…..Representatives from the American Red Cross Central South Carolina Chapter are in between them.

Rotary luncheon with RYE students

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Aug 012017
 
Rotary Club of Hilton Head Youth Exchange coordinators, Lindsay Bunting and Bob DeValentino
organized a lunch  with the club’s SEVEN RYE (Rotary Youth Exchange) students.   Our 3 students that went on exchange last year (Dylan Brown, Lily Gallagher,Caitlyn Campbell) all recently returned home.  Our three outbound students for 2017-18  (Arianna Serpe, Virginia Lloyd, Gracie Pietz) are soon leaving for their year abroad.  And our inbound student, FedericaMarongiu, is on an extended exchange and returns home to Italy the end of July!!!   Countries represented by these students are Italy, Spain, Peru, Slovakia, Czech Republic.  All agreed it was a delightful lunch at Hudsons on the Docks and enjoyed sharing experiences and expectations.. Also attending were  Peter Cooper and President Karen Cully!!

Installation of Officers for Rotary Club of Cheraw

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Installation of Officers for Rotary Club of Cheraw

On June 29, new officers were installed at the Rotary Club of Cheraw.
President Stephen Fowler presided.  New officers include  A. L. Hough-Everage, President; Trae Michael, President-Elect; Mark Ingram, Secretary;  Kevin Light, Treasurer; Gregory Sanderson, Sergeant-At-Arms; Sherrie Chapman, Membership Chair; Kim Williamson, Club Foundation Chair; Dave Webb, Club Administration Chair; Franklin Hendley, Assistant Secretary/Treasurer; Jane Pigg, Public Relations Team Leader ; and, Mel West, Community Service/Fundraising Team Leader.

Thank you!

Cayce-West Columbia Rotary New President and Nationally Recognized Speakers

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(Cayce) The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Rotary Club inducted their new President Nicolette “Marnie” Robinson and she started her year with two outstanding and highly recognized speakers: Timothy Keating, Senior Vice President of Government Operations for The Boeing Company and Coach Will Muschamp, the 34th  Head Football Coach of the University of South Carolina Gamecocks.

Great speakers, great food and a whole lot of fun is happening at the Cayce West Columbia Rotary Club. We live the Rotary Motto of “Service above self” while making a difference in our community. Be our guest and see what being a Rotarian is all about!

Image attached:  Cayce West Columbia Rotary President 2017-2018 Nicolette “Marnie” Robinson being sworn in by AG Lisa Lee Smith, University of SC Coach Will Muschamp, Timothy Keating of Boeing

 

The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Rotary has been serving the community since 1962. CWC Rotary meets Tuesdays for Lunch from 1:00 -2:00pm at the Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center, West Columbia. The mission of the CWC Rotary is to provide service to others, promote integrity and advance understanding, goodwill and peace through it fellowship of community leaders. Please visit the CWC Rotary Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CWCrotary/ for additional information or to inquire about being a lunch guest at an upcoming meeting.

Cayce-West Columbia Rotary recognizes 3 local students with $1500.00 Scholarships

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(Cayce) The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Rotary Club recognized 3 outstanding local high school students with $1500.00 scholarships each at their club Tuesday lunch meeting.

The students competed at their respective high schools and were selected among a distinguished group of applicants. The selected students all represent academic excellence, involvement in extracurricular activities and most importantly the Rotary’s motto of “Service above Self.”

The recipients of the CWC Rotary Scholarships for 2017 are:  Miss Kellie Wooten of Airport High School who plans to attends the University of SC/Aiken, Mr. Robert Frederick of Swansea High School who plans to attend Clemson University and Mr. Zion Carroway of Brookland-Cayce High School who plans to attend Furman University.

Monthly, the CWC Rotary Club recognized high school Students of the Month for their scholarship, leadership, sportsmanship and for their community service. The club provides four $1500.00 scholarships a year for local students as part of the club’s service to the community.

Image attached: Mr. Robert Frederick, Swansea High School; Mr. Neil Stalker, Rotary Scholarship Chair; Mr. Keith Finley, Rotary Club President; Miss Kellie Wooten, Airport High School and Mr. Zion Carroway, Brookland Cayce High School

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The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Rotary has been serving the community since 1962. CWC Rotary meets Tuesdays for Lunch from 1:00 -2:00pm at the Brookland Baptist Church Conference Center, West Columbia. The mission of the CWC Rotary is to provide service to others, promote integrity and advance understanding, goodwill and peace through it fellowship of community leaders. Please visit the CWC Rotary Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/CWCrotary/ for additional information or to inquire about being a lunch guest at an upcoming meeting.

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