EarlyAct Club of Hilton Head Island Elementary – IB’s president Elijah Oakes was presented with an EarlyAct bell & gavel by Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island’s president Andrea Siebold on March 10th. This EarlyAct Club is one of two Hilton Head EarlyAct Clubs sponsored by Rotary and consists of 53 members that range in grades from 1st to 5th grades.
This year so far the EarlyAct Club has participated in a shoe drive which collected over 200 pairs of shoe donated to The Deep Well Project; collected, sorted and bagged food during the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays as a part of the Deep Well Project; rang the bell for The Salvation Army; collected supplies for dogs and cats donated to The Hilton Head Humane Association; and participated in an Adopt-A-Highway route as a part of Rotary ROCS (Rotarians Offering Community Service).
This morning Reverend Kenneth Taylor invited Reverend Scooter Scott , Christ Central Ministries/Nehemiah Project, to speak with us and update us on their activities.
Soon, they will launch a unique student -led soap business.
The goal through the ministry is to prepare students to become successful and significant adults while teaching them valuable life skilled called “work. All the profits will be awarded to students in the form of scholarships upon their graduation from High School.
The pilot currently share God’s love with more than 1,000 families in Lexington County through 29 different ministeries. They are a 501 (c) 3 organization.
Two of the students spoke about their project and their future.
For additional information, contact Scootathome@sc.IT.com.
It is official – Rotary Club of Sumter Sunrise Has Heart. Thanks to everyone our “Rotary Has Heart” morning provided more than three bushels of food for children and the monetary donations amounted to $335.
We are proud of our club and the contributions we make to our community and internationally!
Chris took some great photos….so maybe we can get something in the Item.
Thanks for your help!!!!!!
Summerville Evening Rotary Club is hosting their annual Rockin The Ville and Weston Cup Golf tournament. Here is a short video details the event.
The Walterboro Rotary Club donated Christmas toys to 12 fortunate recipients at Forest Hills Elementary. Tuesday, December 16, 2014, Walterboro Rotary in partnership with the schools Angel Tree program helped make sure a dozen needy children’s Christmas were a bit brighter.
This year’s Angel Tree had over 80 names, and thanks to the hard work of the people at Forest Hill and Cindy Riley these kids will get a merry Christmas. Thanks to Walterboro Rotary successful Ireland Creek Bridge Run fundraiser and a matching grant made it all possible.
Five Points Rotary’s Membership Co-Chair Patty Cavanaugh conducted the Club’s 1st Red Badge Program Ceremony for Cheryl Stanton and her Sponsor/Mentor Nick Foong. The Red Badge Program allows new members to integrate more quickly into the Club and the Family of Rotary by accomplishing various Rotary-oriented tasks/activities with the guidance of their mentor. Congratulations to Rotarian Cheryl, the Club’s 1st Red Badge Graduate!
SC House Speaker Jay Lucas (R-Hartsville) made a special visit to the Florence Rotary Club at the request of Rotary member / SC Senate President Pro Tempore Hugh Leatherman (R-Florence). Upon his taking the position of acting Speaker of the House, Lucas formed three ad hoc committees on ethics reform, infrastructure and management, and House rules and procedures. He is also focusing on infrastructure, education, and workforce development. Lucas was elected to Speaker of the House on December 2, 2014. Please see the related news article