Tommy Gibbons, the club’s most recent member to be named a Paul Harris Fellow in
acknowledgement of a $1,000 contribution to the Rotary Foundation. Gibbons, a native of
Clarendon County’s Turbeville community, is president and chief medical officer of UCI
Medical Affiliates, Inc. and Doctors Care, PA in Columbia. He has degrees from the College of
Charleston, the Medical University of South Carolina and earned an MBA from the Darla Moore
School of Business. A member of numerous medical professional organizations, he’s also been a
volunteer for The Children’s Trust SAFEKIDS South Carolina, the DHEC Disease Prevention
Committee and the Pandemic Influenza Task Force. He and his wife, Lorri, have two grown
Bradley, are welcomed to a weekly Capital Rotary Club meeting by president Mark Bokesch (far
right) and Darren Foy, chairman of the club’s Scholarship Committee. Bookert – a Sport and
Entertainment Management major at USC – is one of eight recipients of annual college
scholarships the club awards in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Columbia. Proceeds from
holiday Christmas wreath sales by Capital Rotarians help provide scholarship funds.
Craig Lemrow (center) is welcomed into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club by president Mark Bokesch (right) and sponsor Bryan Goodyear. Lemrow, a former member and past president of the Lexington, SC Rotary Club, graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy and earned an MBA in Finance at the University of North Florida.
He is a senior business systems analyst in information technology for the Aflac Group in Columbia with experience in customer service, training, technical writing, installation services, technical assistance, marketing, product management, marketing communications and contract administration. He’s also been a real estate agent/broker, a military aviator and is a retired officer in the Naval Reserve.