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Rotary Speaker Details Life in China

Rotary Speaker Details Life in China

Capital Rotarians were briefed on life in China when former club member Qing Wang was May 23rd’s weekly guest speaker.  Wang – now a member of Five Points Rotary – is a Chinese citizen living and working in the US.  She prefaced her remarks by noting that although she still has friends and family living […]

Rotarians Get “Straight Poop” About Riverbanks Compost

Rotarians Get “Straight Poop” About Riverbanks Compost

Capital Rotary members got the “straight poop” about Riverbanks Zoo’s composting success from guest speaker John Davis on May 16.  Davis (left, in photo with Rotarian Bud Foy) said the “bottom line” is that animal manure can be a profit-maker instead of a wasted byproduct.  He holds a degree in wildlife biology from Kansas State […]

Rotary Contributes to Polio Eradication Effort

Rotary Contributes to Polio Eradication Effort

Rotary clubs worldwide are the heart and soul of an unprecedented effort to eradicate polio, an effort leading to a 99% drop in cases of the once-widespread disease.  Capital Rotary club members were reminded of that fact in a video shown at their May 9 breakfast meeting.  Rotary began an anti-polio campaign in 1979 with […]

Rotary Night with the Fireflies

Rotary Night with the Fireflies

Capital Rotarian Abby Naas was in costume and armed with a light saber for “Star Wars Night” at the Columbia Fireflies baseball game on Friday, May 4.  She was among a host of District 7770 club members enjoying a Rotary Night celebration, too, at Spirit Communications Park.  The evening of baseball, hot dogs and good […]

Museum Renovations to Emphasize Art Experience

Museum Renovations to Emphasize Art Experience

Columbia’s Museum of Art will be an interactive place for visitors to “experience art” when current renovations are completed this year, said executive director Della Watkins, pictured with Rotarians Trey Boone (center) and Bob Davis as she spoke to Capital club members May 2.  Watkins came to Columbia after stints at art museums in Roanoke […]

HR Manager, Author & Vocalist Joins Rotary

HR Manager, Author & Vocalist Joins Rotary

Dr. Daniel Moses (left in photo) was inducted into Capital Rotary Club by his sponsor, club president Blake DuBose, in late April.  Moses, a native of Hartsville, SC, received graduate and undergraduate degrees from Kennedy Western University and Coker College.  He has extensive experience in human resources management/consulting and has been recognized as an author, […]

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