Rotary Foundation Recipients

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Aug 032018

The Chicora Rotary is very proud of our participation in the Paul Harris Foundation.  Pictured are two Rotarians  Dale Zelglin  and Tom Leath , both Past Presidents, receiving their PHL pins, Dale achieved the 3rd PHF award and Tom achieved his 7th PHF award   The first picture shows Dale receiving his while the second picture show Tom receiving his award  Some statistics that the Chicora Rotary Club is proud of include, We have 48 PHF, 42 of them are multiple PHF Fellows, we are a 100% PHF Club, we have been a 100% PHF Sustaining member club for 8 straight years.   Our club and club members have contributed over $401,300.00 to the Rotary Foundation since we were chartered in 1979.   This is no small task but with the excellent support of the members the boards the presidents and the outstanding leadership of our Foundation officer ,Mr Marc Smith ,we have achieved almost impossible goals.


Rotary Speaker Patrolman Kenneth Harlow

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Aug 032018

Pictured is our past president Jory Taylor and speaker patrolman Kenneth Harlow and canine Roscoe and the second picture is Roscoe and a couple of his  cute little friends. Patrolman Harlow is a member of the canine team with Roscoe He is certified in drug detection, tracking and article searches. This college educated Myrtle Beach police officer is an Intrical part of the excellent police force protecting the resort town of Myrtle Beach. The Chicora Rotary is very proud to be closely associated with patrolman Harlow and the Myrtle Beach Police Department. The Rotarians feel safer with Roscoe on patrol.

Special thanks to Patrolman Harlow and Roscoe

State Treasurer Touts Programs Success

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Aug 012018

South Carolina treasurer Curtis Loftis briefed Capital Rotary members on his role as the state’s “private banker” when he was the club’s guest speaker Aug. 1.  Loftis said his office manages, invests and maintains custody of tens of billions of dollars in public funds.  As “the taxpayer’s friend,” Loftis said he is committed to transparency and accountability in improving cash flow and eliminating fraud, waste and abuse.   He touted the success of the Unclaimed Property Program that has returned more than $137 million in unclaimed funds to state residents.  Loftis also praised growth in South Carolina’s Future Scholar 529 College Savings Plan, where he has overseen an increase in the number of enrollees to 145,000 accounts and total assets of $3.34 billion.  A 1981 University of South Carolina graduate, Loftis is a member of Cayce-West Columbia Rotary and serves on a number of state and national boards and commissions.

City Official Joins Rotary Club

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Aug 012018

The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities director has joined Capital Rotary.  Melissa L. Lindler (shown at center in photo with sponsor Gloria Saeed and club president Philip Flynn) took her city post after more than 20 years of experience in government and non-profit work.  Most recently she was district planning and outreach director for Congressmen Jim Clyburn.  Previously she was a staff member at the SC Department of Education and at South Carolina State University.  She received her BA in political science and a master’s degree in public administration from the University of South Carolina, and earned graduate certification in public management from Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis.  Lindler’s volunteer activities include board service for the International African American Museum, the Southeastern Institute for Women in Politics, the Columbia Chapter of the Society, Inc., Jack and Jill of America Foundation, Inc. and the Total Care for the Homeless Coalition.

Chicora Rotary Club Seaker, David Roper

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Jul 272018

Pictured are Chicora Rotary President Angelika Senn and speaker David Roper director of public service and chief of police for Coastal Carolina University.  Mr. Roper manages, plans, coordinates and implements all public safety for Horry County Georgetown Technical College and Coastal University. His staff oversees safety for faculty, staff and visitors and he is responsible for all police/security for all athletic events. He has a depth of experience with SLED with 40 agents reporting to him.   He was also a SLED SWAT team member and also as a detective for the Horry County Police Department for three years .

The Chicora Rotary was very pleased to have such an outstanding  individual speak at our club.

Chicora Rotary Club Speaker James Furry

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Jul 272018

Pictured our James Furry retired supervisory Special Agent for the  Federal Bureau of investigation ,his wife and President Angelica Senn  .Jim brought us up-to-date with what’s happening currently in the FBI he went over his extensive career of over 40 years of service  This service included surveillance of a Russian officer countering  Italian organize crime in the US and developing an overall strategy to prevent money laundering in the United States In view of today’s headlines it was a very interesting topic and the Chicora Rotary was very pleased to have Mr. fury as a speaker  Mr. Furry has published his memoirs in a book called Fidelity Bravery and Integrity,  My Story.

Capital Rotary Inducts Catherine Mabry

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Jul 242018

New Capital Rotary member Catherine Mabry (center in photo) is welcomed to the club’s ranks by president Philip Flynn and sponsor Chris Myers.  Mabry, who handles community outreach for Shives Funeral Home, received a Bachelor of Arts in communications from the University of Alabama.  She previously worked in retail positions and in physician services at Baptist Medical Center and Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, NC.  A member of and current elder for Eastminster Presbyterian Church, she is married to commercial realtor Hank Mabry, a former Rotarian, and the couple has two adult children.

Jul 232018


Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Champagne Reception in Grand Lobby 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Dinner 7:30 – 10:30 p.m.

Master of Ceremony Cynthia Alston Bell – WMGL, 107.3

Guest Speaker:  Mr. Todd Gallati

President and Chief Executive Officer of Trident Health

Marriott Crystal Ballroom

170 Lockwood Boulevard, Charleston SC

Black Tie Optional Tickets are $100 each,  Sponsorship’s available.

Rotary District 7770 is sponsoring a Gala on Saturday July 28, 2018 to benefit the C.A.R.T. (Coins for Alzheimer’s Research Trust) Fund. You are invited to join in this opportunity to raise money for Alzheimer’s research.

Register OnLine HERE

Make checks payable to the Rotary 7770.  Please return the Sponsor Form (form not necessary if registered here) and payment to:

Ed Tassin
Rotary District Executive Secretary
408 Milner Court
Daniel Island, SC 29492
Phone:   (843) 819-6680

Link to Sponsor Form

Link to Sponsor Benefits Form

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