Dec 212016

This years Christmas Party was held at the Parsons Table 4305 McCorsley Ave, Little River (843) 249-3702. Our host Ed Murray and his great staff provided a truly festive atmosphere and fantastic food not to mention stellar service. Our hats off to them for making our event so very special.

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Dec 212016
Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island sponsored clubs (Interact Club of Hilton Head Island High School and EarlyAct Club of Hilton Head Elementary IB) participated in their monthly “Beach Sweep” cleanup.  Earlier this year, the Interact and EarlyAct clubs adopted Mitchelville Beach together and has collected over 300 pounds of garbage that has washed ashore.  To learn more about adopting your own beach, contact DHEC’s Adopt-A-Beach Program or email Elizabeth Hartje at
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Dec 212016
The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise recognized the dedicated service leadership of club member and director Dr. Darla Domke-Damonte (left) with the presentation of
Rotary International ” AVENUES OF SERVICE AWARD” by Club President Dr. Kevin
Kristick (right). She is a long -time member of the club, and chairs the club’s Service
committee. The  annual club service projects include: free dictionaries project presented to third grade students in three middle schools; “Happy Feet” project providing free shoes to needy/deserving middle schoolers; ” Warm Bodies” project providing free new clothing to middle school students in need via Clothing Closets constructed by members; and “P  Cubed” project which provides school supplies (pens,paper/pencils) to needy middle school students. Domke-Damonte is a member of the Coastal Carolina University faculty, and Associate Provost for Global Initiatives.
The Rotary Club of Carolina Forest Sunrise meets each Wednesday for breakfast at 7:00am in Beef OBrady’s, Carolina Forest-Kroger Mall. Those interested in learning more about our community and the opportunities to serve in the great Rotary tradition of
“service above self” are cordially invited to attend.
Dec 212016

The Walterboro Rotary Club donated Christmas toys to 28 children at Forest Hills Elementary. Wednesday, December 14, 2016, Walterboro Rotary in partnership with the schools Angel Tree program helped make sure dozens of needy children’s Christmas were a bit brighter.

This year’s Angel Tree had over 70 names, and thanks to the hard work of the people at Forest Hill and Cindy Riley these kids will get a merry Christmas. We couldn’t help our community without the support of our great community. Thanks to Walterboro Rotary successful Ireland Creek Bridge Run and a matching grant from Rotary International it was possible to spread the Christmas cheer.

Dec 122016

Michael C. Riley Elementary School’s Singing Eagles entertainment Bluffton Rotarians on Family Day.

Rotarians brought in their significant others and kids to honor them for being good supporters of Rotarian efforts.  Two M.C. Riley students were also honored for their accomplishments.  They were presented with a Certificate and gift card from Rotarian President Michael Putich.  This is a special day for Rotarians and their families.

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Florence Rotary Club Helps Less Fortunate Students with Holiday Shopping

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Dec 122016

Members of the Florence Rotary Club spent a day helping less fortunate students complete their holiday shopping.  $6000 was designated for this project, and $500 in in-kind donations helped to provide lunches and wrap gifts.


Dec 122016

This week finds Rotary Club of Little River at the Daisy Elementary School 2801 Red Bluff Rd, Loris,S.C. giving dictionaries to the 3rd grade students. Club members Donna Levinski and Marty Richardson presenting the books to the children.



Dec 122016

This weeks Rotary Club of Little River Food Drive which has been expanded to include many new areas,was a great success as 3847 pounds of food were collected to be distributed to needy families in our community. Thanks to all involved for contributing to make this Holiday Season more enjoyable for all our neighbors.

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Florence Library to show classic holiday movie

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Dec 122016

Library Offers Free Holiday Movie for Adults

Florence, South Carolina – November 30, 2016 − The Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation

Library will host a classic holiday movie (1940) for adults on Tuesday, December 13 at


This romantic comedy stars Margaret Sullavan, James Stewart, and Frank Morgan. Two

employees at a gift shop can barely stand each other, without realizing that they are falling

in love through the mail as each other's anonymous pen pal. This movie was later remade

in 1949 as In the Good Old Summertime, and in 1998 as You've Got Mail. The movie runs

for 99 minutes.

Light refreshments will be served. This program is sponsored by Friends of Florence

County Library. For more information and to register for this program, please call 843-

413-7074. Visit our website at for information about this and other

programs being offered throughout the Florence County Library System.

Dec 082016
The following Sea Island Club members received the Paul Harris Fellow Award from President Paul Moore: sir-1   Woody Oakley received his 3rd PHF     sir-2   Gayle Bowen received her 2nd PHF     unnamed   Jack Cunningham received his 2nd PHF
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