Spring Valley Awards Scholarships

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Jun 192017
 

ROTARY CLUB OF SPRING VALLEY AWARDS SCHOLARSHIPS

Continuing a twenty-nine year tradition

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The Spring Valley Rotary Club recognized six outstanding local high school students with a $1500 scholarship at a recent club lunch meeting.

The scholarship recipients from Spring Valley High School are: Paige Ashworth who plans to attend Clemson University majoring in architecture; Maya Ingram, enrolling at the University of South Carolina majoring in biological sciences and Litzel Martinez-Garcia who will attend Columbia College as a speech pathology major. Recipients from Ridgeview High School are: Lahsen Grich who will attend the University of South Carolina majoring in nursing; Tajah Pinkard enrolling at Spelman College majoring in psychology and Dasya’ Young who will attend Furman University majoring in biology.

Selection is based on the student’s academics, extracurricular involvement, financial need and an interview. Awards were made by the club’s scholarship committee led by Rotarian Denise Barth. The club provides applications to high school guidance counselors in February and selections are made annually in April. Spring Valley Rotary has been awarding these scholarships for the past twenty-nine years with proceeds from the club’s annual pecan sale. The club provides six scholarships annually for local students as part of the club’s service to the community.

Founded in 1978, the Rotary Club of Spring Valley has 110 members dedicated to service above self.  Rotary is the world’s oldest service organization (founded in 1905) and is one of the largest global humanitarian service organizations. Visit www.springvalleyrotary.com or contact Sharleen Craig at 803-917-0053 for more information.  The club meets for an excellent buffet lunch and program every Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Grand Hall of Northeast Presbyterian Church located at 601 Polo Road.

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Spring Valley Rotary Scholarship committee member Patricia Fernald and Club President Wendy Fuess are pictured with six graduating seniors who received a 2017 Rotary scholarship. They are (left to right), from Spring Valley High School: Paige Ashworth, Maya Ingram and Litzel Martinez-Garcia and from Ridgeview High School: Lahsen Grich, Dasya’ Young and Tajah Pinkard.

The Rotary Club of Moncks Corner

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Jun 132017
 

The Rotary Club of Moncks Corner was honored to present scholarships in the amount of $1,500 to Camryn Cox and Deborah Case, 2017 graduates and Interact Club members from Timberland High School.

Camden Rotary In The News

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Jun 132017
 
During Rotary Night at the Columbia Fireflies game the Camden Rotary Singers performed the National Anthem.
Pictured are singers Jamie Guy, John Hallman, Donnie Wilson, Steve Van Horn, Johnny Deal, Bruce Little, and Stewart Kidd. Not in photo are Ken Carson and conductor Pat Wylie.IMG_4565

Col Singleton speaks to Rotarians

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Jun 132017
 
On May 17, Mark Singleton, retired Lieutenant Colonel, U.S. Marine Corps, spoke to the Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise. Col. Singleton serves as the Senior Adviser for Counter-Terrorism and Special Operations for the Horry County Police Department.
He discussed his desire to “give back” to the community as a volunteer and the work and dedication of the members of the county’s SWAT Team, members of the police department who are also volunteers.
His talk was well received.
Breakfast meetings of The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise are held every Wednesday from 7 to 8 am at The Famous Toastery, 2005 Oak Heart Road, off of Carolina Forest Blvd and in the complex of stores near Ollies. Guests are always welcomed.
The meetings do not affect the normal business hours of The Famous Toastery.
For more information visit CarolinaForestRotary.org or call (843) 903-1223.
Photo caption: (from left) Rotary member Ernie Turnes, Col. Mark Singleton, and Horry County Police Chief Joseph Hill.
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Florence Rotary commitment to Rotary Foundation

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Jun 022017
 

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Rotary Foundation, each member of the Florence Rotary Club has committed to donating an additional $26.50 to the Rotary Foundation. This amount is equal to the Foundation’s starting balance.

 

Judge speaks to Rotary group

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Jun 022017
 
Blake Martin, Chief Judge, North Myrtle Beach, was the guest speaker at the April 19 breakfast meeting of the Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise. He discussed how we, as a society, are better connected technologically than we’ve ever been yet we seem to be less connected in our dealings with one other. He then talked about a process he uses as a judge (and that we can all use) to better understand one another and make proper decisions. His comments were well received.
Breakfast meetings of The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise are held every Wednesday from 7 to 8 am at Beef O’Brady’s in the Carolina Forest Shopping Center. Guests are always welcomed.
For more information visit CarolinaForestRotary.org or call (843) 903-1223.
Photo caption: (from left) Dr. Kevin Kristick, Carolina Forest Rotary President; Ernie Turnes, Rotary member; and Judge Blake Martin.Blake at Rotary

Vista Night Rotary 2017 Garden Party

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Jun 022017
 

The Vista Night Rotary Club is hosting its annual Garden Party on behalf of The Rotary Foundation in honor of its 100th anniversary.  The Garden Party, to be held at the Riverbanks Zoo Botanical Garden on May 23rd, includes a wine tasting, door prizes, great food, and live entertainment.

 

Tickets and sponsorships can also be purchased online at Eventbrite.  In addition, tickets can be purchased through the Vista Night Rotary Facebook page, the Garden Party Facebook Event page, and our website.  Tickets are just $50 each.

Attending this signature event is a great way to support The Rotary Foundation while having a great time!

Solicitor Richardson-speaks to Conway Rotary Club

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Jun 022017
 

Bill Long, 90 Year Old Birthday Boy and Perfect attendance Rotarian introduces  Mr. Jimmy Richardson, Our Solicitor, to The Rotary Club of Conway.  Mr. Richardson, gave us an update from his department and what is being implemented to try and get a handle on the Herion epidemic in our area.

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Rotary Has Heart

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Apr 242017
 

The Rotary Club of Barnwell County helped provide food for the snack sack programs for each school district in Barnwell County.  Seen here in this photo on March 13, 2017, Past-President Lisa Firmender is presenting checks to the Williston United Methodist Church (Represented by Judy Carey).  This church provides snack sacks for underprivileged children in Barnwell School District 29 (Williston).  Ms. Jane Embler was also present representing the Women of Holy Apostles in Barnwell.  This program provides snack sacks for children in both Barnwell District 45 and Barnwell District 19 (Blackville).  The Rotary Club of Barnwell County gave money to support one child for an entire school year for each program.  We are happy to continue to support the Rotary Has Heart program of community service and are proud to assist these local programs to feed children In our communities.

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