On Wednesday, January 25, 2017 the Rotary Club of Summerville held its annual recognition luncheon for First Responders at Sticky Fingers Restaurant in Summerville, SC. The club has recognized the service and dedication of specific responders who have distinguished their particular departments by their service, specific duty action and their overall commitment to serving the communities and departments they represent for several years. President Linda Art, (far right) and First Responders Committee chair Tom Russo, (far left) are pictured with the recipients and their leadership.
As some of you may know, the VanLandingham Rotary Club on Hilton Head is presenting our 23rd Rotary Auction this February 26th. I attached our poster below to give you the basic facts about it in the event you think it is something you would consider featuring in the Newsletter.
If you are interested and need additional information, please feel free to contact me , Mike Oliver , Jennifer DeHart or Carol Kavanaugh .
The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise inducted a new member at its last meeting.
Club custom always includes the member’s spouse as a guest at the meaningful ceremony.
Shown in the photo above (left to right) are new member sponsor Carlos Scheer,
new inductee Ernie Turnes, Peggy Turnes, past district governor and new member inductor Bob Squatriglia. New Rotarian Turnes is the third new member sponsored by Scheer, a club record for the year. The Club meets each Wednesday at 7:00am at Beef
OBrady’s located in the Carolina Forest- Kroger Mall. Guests are always cordially welcome to enjoy breakfast while learning about service opportunities in our community and region, consistent with Rotary’s motto of “Service Above Self”.
Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise Charter President Bob White ( left) stands with Past District Governor and club member Bob Squatriglia (right) as they hold the national flag of Lithuania following Squatriglia’s talk on ” Two Heroic Women” describing the lives and accomplishments of two Lithuanian -born family members. Squatriglia described the obstacles overcome and the sacrifices made by two exceptional women in behalf of their family and the Lithuanian medical community.
The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise meets each Wednesday at 7:00 am at
Beef OBrady’s located in the Carolina Forest – Kroger Mall. Guests are cordially invited to join us for breakfast and learn about community service opportunities and our community.
Mac Burdette is the executive director of Patriots Point Development Authority. He is responsible for the operation and management of the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum and for the development of almost 400 acres of property on the Charleston harbor. Before assuming the duties of executive director at Patriots Point in 2010, Mr. Burdette served for 25 years as the city administrator for the Town of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. Mr. Burdette received both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from Clemson University. He retired from the U.S. Army Reserves as a colonel in 2003. During the Persian Gulf War, he served in Southwest Asia. A native of Simpsonville, SC, Mr. Burdette and his wife, Ann, currently reside in Mount Pleasant.
Capital Rotary Club member Mike Montgomery (right) has been honored for donations to The Rotary Foundation, the international service club’s charitable corporation that funds programs for world understanding and peace. Montgomery is a Paul Harris Fellow plus-four donor, representing an initial $1,000 donation, plus four additional gifts of $1,000 each. He was recognized by past president David Boucher (left), the Capital club’s chairman for Foundation giving.